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Minerals from the U. S. Mid-Continent

Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, IIlinois, and Tennessee


Some Ducktown, Tennessee specimens are listed here, but most of them will be listed in their own catalog: Ducktown Catalog

Images below are hyperlinked.....click mineral to enlarge

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(s). 

Satisfaction is guaranteed. 




Cocoxenite

Mineral # 1000

Mena, Arkansas

4.5 x 3 x 1 cm

$ 25

Gold colored crystals on a mainly
Dolomite matrix









Cocoxenite

Mineral # 1000

A closer view of the Cocoxenite





 





Malachite on Limonite

Mineral # 1025

Mary Mine, Pillar 0F, 100 foot level, main decline, Ducktown Mining District, Polk County, Tennessee

6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

 $ 26

Malachite from Ducktown!  Specimens from here commonly also have Cuprite (red), Tenorite (black or olive globs), and sometimes Chalcocite (metallic, black-gray)


 




Malachite on Limonite

Mineral # 1025

Another view of the opposite side of the specimen


 





Dolomite and Chalcopyrite

Mineral # 1024

Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Cherokee County, Kansas

8.5 x 5 x 2 cm

$ 16

Specimen was collected in 1948 at the Ballard Mine



 




Dolomite and Chalcopyrite

Mineral # 1024

A closer view of the specimen; Don't forget to click the specimen to enlarge it even more
   

Fluorite Octahedra

Mineral # 1001

Minerva No. 1 Mine (Ozark-Mahoning No. 1 Mine), Ozark-Mahoning group, Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

3.5 x 3.5 x 4 cm

$ 15









Fluorite Octahedra

Mineral # 1001

View of another side of the Fluorite crystal




 


Galena

Mineral # 1002

Buick Mine North (Amax Buick Mine; Moloc Mine), Bixby, Viburnum Trend District, Iron County, Missouri

4 x 3 x 2.7 cm

 $ 40








Galena

Mineral # 1002

A view of the Galena specimen
on another side





 


Galena and Sphalerite on Dolomite

Mineral # 1003

Buick Mine North (Amax Buick Mine; Moloc Mine), Bixby, Viburnum Trend District, Iron County, Missouri

2.7 x 2 x 1.5 cm


$ 25








Galena and Sphalerite on Dolomite

Mineral
# 1003

Another view of the specimen at a
slightly different angle





 
Galena and Pyrite

Mineral # 1004

Sweetwater Mine  (Milliken Mine; Frank R. Milliken; Blair Creek; Ozark Lead Company Mine;
Adair Creek; Logan Creek), Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri


11 x 7 x 4 cm

$ 25
   





Galena and Pyrite

Mineral # 1004

A closer view from the other side with
a different light source










Galena

 Mineral # 1005

Sweetwater Mine, Milliken Mine, Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri

4 x 4 x 3 cm

 $ 28








Galena

 Mineral # 1005

A closer view on another side using a 
different light source





 


Yellow Calcite on Galena


Mineral # 1006

Sweetwater Mine,  Milliken Mine, Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri

4.5 x 3.4 x 2.5 cm


 $ 145






Yellow Calcite on Galena

Mineral # 1006

Another view looking straight down on the specimen with a light source
to show the actual color of the calcite crystal



 



Galena with a Dolomite Druse

Mineral # 1007

Brushy Creek Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri

8 x 5 x 5 cm

 $ 65










Galena with a Dolomite Druse

Mineral # 1007

Another view with different light source and  looking at the
specimen from the other side; click on the specimen to see the tiny galena crystals on the foreground matrix












Sphalerite

Mineral # 1008

Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Cherokee County, Kansas

5 x 4 x 3 cm

 $ 15







Sphalerite

Mineral # 1009

Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Cherokee County, Kansas

6 x 5 x 3.5 cm

 $ 30

When you shine a bright light on this sphalerite you get a real rainbow of colors: red. blue, purple, gold, etc.









Sphalerite

Mineral # 1009

Another closer view of the multicolored Sphalerite with a different light source




 

Fluorite

Mineral # 1010

Denton Mine, Harris Creek, Hardin County, Illinois

7 x 5 x 4.5 cm

 $ 20

Typical Illinois fluorite  crystal structure;  there is some bruising along the
outer edges of the specimen









Fluorite

Mineral # 1010

A close view of the fluorite specimen






Goethite

Mineral # 1011

Garland County, Arkansas

4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 16








Goethite

Mineral # 1011

Another view of the specimen with a different light source; this very close
to the actual color of the specimen








 

Galena

Mineral # 1012

Kenora Mine, Cardin, Picher Field, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

4 x 3 x 2 cm

$ 12







Galena

Mineral # 1012

This is the view on the opposite side of the specimen above; this is the
appearance of galena coated with a natural patena as found in the mine



 


Galena

Mineral # 1013

Kenora Mine, Cardin, Picher Field, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

4.5 x 3.5 x 3.7 cm

$ 26









Galena

Mineral
# 1013

This is a unique Galena specimen as it has a totally different and interesting
view on every side




 


Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite,
and Cacoxenite

Mineral # 1014

Coon Creek (York) Mine, Polk County, Arkansas

5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm

$ 55

Kidwellite (green), Beraunite (brassy orange), Strengite (purple) and Cacoxenite (yellow)









Kidwellite, Beraunite, Strengite, and Cacoxenite

Mineral # 1014

A close view of the very colorful
specimen above










Galena

Mineral # 1015

Sweetwater Mine [Milliken Mine; Blair Creek; Adair Creek; Logan Creek], Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri

3.5 x 2 x 1 cm

A glistening specimen of galena (on all sides)

 $ 35






Chalcopyrite on Dolomite

Mineral
# 1016

Eagle Picher Mine, Cardin, Picher Field, Ottawa County, Oklahoma

6 x 5 x 2.5 cm

 $ 35











Chalcopyrite and Galena on Dolomite

Mineral # 1016

Another closer view of above specimen; the Chalcopyrite is arranged in three
little strange masses on top of the  Galena on/in Dolomite












Galena with some Dolomite Matrix

Mineral # 1017

Mid-Continental Mine, Treece, Picher Field, Cherokee County, Kansas

5 x 5 x 3.5 cm

 $ 36









Galena with some Dolomite Matrix

Mineral # 1017

Another view with the specimen tilted a  little and from the opposite direction









Sphalerite

Mineral # 1018

Elmwood-Gordonsville District, Smith County, Tennessee

5.5 x 4 x 4 cm

$  25







Sphalerite

Mineral # 1018

A closer view with a brighter light source
   








Sphalerite

Mineral # 1019

Elmwood-Gordonsville District, Smith County, Tennessee

4 x 2 x 2.3 cm

$ 20






Sphalerite

Mineral # 1019

A view of the other side of the specimen








Wavellite

Mineral # 1020

Maulden Mountain, Mt. Ida, Arkansas

6 x 5 x 2.4 cm

 $ 40

Typical green spherules of Wavellite on matrix









Wavellite


Mineral # 1020

A magnified view of this attractive specimen; click on the specimen to
see the structure of the individual Wavellite spheres








Galena and Sphalerite
with Smithsonite and Greenockite


New Prospect Mine, Leadmine Bend, Union County, Tennessee

Mineral # 1021

8 x 8 x 5.5 cm


$ 39












Galena and Sphalerite
with Smithsonite and Greenockite

Mineral # 1021

This is a closer view showing the silver patches of galena embedded in massive sphalerite.
Smithsonite is white and is located inside small  pits anywhere in the rock.
Greenockite is the brown mineralization toward the top of the specimen.
Click on the specimen to enlarge it: one of these Smithsonite spots seen
here is in Greenockite in the upper right corner seem as a distinct white dot.
   






Galena and Sphalerite
with Smithsonite and Greenockite


Mineral # 1021

A close up view of the same area seen above.  I have this material in all shapes and sizes.
Please inquire if interested.




 












Pink / White Calcite

Mineral # 1022

Found near Lampasas, Burnet County, Texas

5 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm

$ 20

This calcite is Fluorescent LW/SW and Phosphorescent SW


 


Pink / White Calcite

Mineral # 1022

Another closer view of this multicolored calcite specimen




   
   
   

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