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Minerals from
the Lake Superior Region: Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota

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To order a mineral give the mineral name and the number of the specimen(s) you wish to purchase.
You will receive that exact specimen. 

Satisfaction is guaranteed. 
 




Celestite

Mineral # 851

Maybee, Michigan

5 x 3.5 x 4.5 cm

 $ 65

Beautiful light blue crystals scattered over this specimen; it also has unidentified yellow crystals, perhaps sulfur?




Copper Arsenides (mainly algodonite)

Mineral # 1814

Pancake Bay, Lake Superior, North of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

8 x 5 x 1 cm

 $ 200

Thick rock slice (7mm), of calcite and host rock with embedded copper Arsenides with copper






Copper Arsenides (mainly algodonite)

Mineral # 1815

Pancake Bay, Lake Superior, North of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

9.5 x 8 x 1 cm

$ 175

Thick rock slice (7mm), of calcite and host rock with embedded copper Arsenides






Copper with Black Shale

Mineral # 852

White Pine Mine, Ontonagan County, Michigan

9.5 x 4.5 x 0.5 cm

$ 39

Flat specimens with a sharp contrast between the bright copper and the black shale; some specimens with native rock matrix






Copper 

Mineral # 853

Caledonia Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan

5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm

$ 25

This copper is very bright and has  slight reddish coloration





Copper 

Mineral # 854

Mohawk Mine, Michigan Upper Peninsula


7 x 4 x 2 cm

$ 50

Native copper with a natural green-gray rock matrix






Copper Nugget

Mineral # 855

Keweeknaw County, Michigan

7.5 x 5 x 1.5 cm

 $ 35

Large Natural Nugget of Copper

 





Copper Float

Mineral # 856

 Michigan Upper Peninsula

6.5 x 4 x 2 cm

$ 30

Pieces of copper dropped by glaciers; the copper is exposed and polished on one surface
The unaltered surface is a bright green
Float specimens can also be found in Wisconsin and upper Michigan








Copper, Kearsarge Amygdaloid

Mineral # 857

Mohawk Mine, Michigan Upper Peninsula

11 x 4 x 1 cm

 $ 35

An elongate, slender piece of native copper as mined surrounded by rock matrix








Copper, Kearsarge Amygdaloid

Mineral # 857

Mohawk Mine, Michigan Upper Peninsula


Another closer view of above specimen so you can see copper through the matrix rock; a native rock is still attached to the left surface of the specimen



 






Mohawkite 

Mineral # 858

Keweenaw County, Michigan USA


 6 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 75

These are silver and/or copper colored metallic rocks composed of copper Arsenides and contain cobalt, silver, nickel and iron

 These are thought to have dropped by the glaciers (i.e., they always have one flat side) 









Prehnite pseudomorph after Laumontite containing copper inclusions

MIneral # 859

Knife River, North Shore of Lake
Superior, Minnesota


7 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm

 $ 85

A light green to pink mineral with copper
specks throughout the specimen

 





Chalcocite, Bornite, and Copper

Mineral # 860

Flambeau Mine, Lady Smith, Wisconsin


5 x 4 x 4 cm

$ 65
   





Chalcocite, Bornite, and Copper

Mineral # 860

Flambeau Mine, Lady Smith, Wisconsin

View on the opposite side from above; attractive dark bluish purple ore specimen ;
if you cut these ore samples open you sometimes find covellite inside also
   




Chalcocite, Bornite, and Copper

Mineral # 860

Flambeau Mine, Lady Smith, Wisconsin

A closeup jpeg taken showing one side of the ore sample
   
   
   

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