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Mineral Specimens

Aquamarine Mineral Specimens Aquamarine Mineral Specimen Fuchsite Mica Mineral Specimens

To see mineral specimens for a particular mineral variety, just select one of the mineral specimen images (or one of mineral links listed alphabetically further down this page) or you can visit our Mineral Inventory & Factsheet Index.
Our mineral index is an alphabetical list containing every mineral variety in our on-line inventory, with links to images of our mineral specimens for each mineral as well as images of crystals, mineral spheres & eggs, jewelry, polished crystals, lapidary rough, rings, necklaces, earrings and gemstones - all with secure on-line ordering.

Our alphabetial mineral index page also has links to information pages on the different minerals giving their physical properties and discussing their occurance, diagnostic features, uses, history and metaphysical properties.

Black Tourmaline Mineral Specimens Black Tourmaline Mineral Specimens Green Tourmaline Mineral Specimens

Click on these images to see natural tourmaline mineral specimens and crystals, complete with secure SSL on-line ordering.

These natural tourmaline mineral specimens are sold and replaced on a daily basis, so do come back often!

See our green tourmaline crystals in many different shades of natural color green from wonderful light mint green hues to amazing medium blue-greens to deep forest greens so dark that they appear almost black until held near a light.

We have these green tourmaline mineral specimens available in larger size translucent specimens and also in smaller size gem-grade green tourmaline crystals with areas showing flawless transparency!

You can also enter directly into our Virtual Gallery of mineral specimens & crystals for all minerals, complete with images, descriptions and secure SSL on-line ordering. These pages will take much longer to finish loading as they contain all of our on-line selection of mineral specimens & crystals for all minerals! These are sold and replaced on a daily basis, so do come back often!

Chevron Amethyst Mineral Specimen Clevelandite Decorator Mineral Specimen

At right is a beautiful pegmatite decorator mineral specimen of clevelandite (albite) with muscovite mica. Our clevelandite mineral specimens were mined in tourmaline bearing pegmatites in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

We have a variety of natural amethyst mineral specimens available including chevron amethyst mineral specimens mined in Bahia, Brazil. These chevron amethyst specimens make nice mineral specimens just as they are, although they can also be used as lapidary rough to make unique carvings, cabochon gems, and spheres.

We have a very large selection of natural color spodumene crystals (kunxite mineral specimens) mined in Brazil, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Some of our kunzite crystals have gem-grade transparency, and we have them available in natural color hues of pink and yellow.

Kunzite Mineral Specimens Rock Crystal Quartz Mineral Specimens

Our quartz crystals and quartz crystal clusters are all mined in Brazil. We have them available in all shapes and sizes including extra large size decorator quartz crystals and clusters.

In natural quartz crystal we also have hand-carved quartz crystal frogs, naturally terminated quartz crystals, polished quartz crystals, crystal balls, quartz crystal gemstones, and even some genuine handcarved quartz crystal skulls!

Our blue aventurine quartzite mineral specimens are all mined in Brazil. Each piece of our blue aventurine quartz rough is natural color, it is 100% unheated and untreated natural rough, just the way it formed inside the earth!

Blue Aventurine Quartz Mineral Specimens: natural color blue aventurine quartzite Chrysoprase  Mineral Specimens

Our blue aventurine quartz rough is all lapidary grade. Due to its unique patterns and banding, each cabochon, carving or sphere made from this material is one-of-a-kind!

Our blue aventurine quartz specimens are a popular lapidary material, showing very attractive natural color blue patterns when polished or when wet.

Due to its relatively inexpensive price and beautiful color when wet, blue aventurine quartz has also been used as a decoration rock in fountains, aquariums, waterfalls and other indoor and outdoor landscape & design/decore projects.

Our selection of chrysoprase mineral specimens are gem grade chrysoprase that was mined in Brazil. Chrysoprase is natural color light green chalcedony. The color of our chrysoprase mineral specimens is completely natural - they are unheated and untreated.

Our chrysoprase rough specimens have fine cabochon grade consistency inside, and they would yield beautiful chrysoprase cabochons.

Lepidolite Mica Almandine Garnet Mineral Specimens in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist Matrix

Our lepidolite mica books were mined in Brazil.

These lepidolite mica mineral specimens have a relatively thin flat shape like a book, and they have beautiful silvery lilac-purple natural color and range in size from 1-4 inches across.

You can order these lepidolite mica specimens in any desired quantity right from our website.

We have almandine garnet in biotite schist matrix specimens available in a great variety of shapes and sizes including large decorator specimens for both indoor and outdoor display.

Aquamarine Mineral Specimens: Natural Color Aquamarine Decorator Mineral Specimens Imperial Topaz Crystals and imperial topaz mineral specimens

Very attractive decorator mineral specimens are available on our website in more than 60 different natural mineral varieties.

See our translucent blue-green aquamarine specimens in all sizes ranging from beautiful cabinet display size aquamarine decorator pieces like the one shown at left, to huge aquamarine decorator mineral specimens (our largest aquamarine specimen weighs over two million carats - just let us know by email (email address: info@mineralminers.com) if you would like additional details).

We have topaz mineral specimens in all of the naturally occuring topaz colors including colorless topaz crystals, pale blue topaz specimens, and the beautiful imperial topaz mineral specimens with natural golden-orange-pink shades.

Polished Labradorite Mineral Specimens Malachite Mineral Specimens: polished malachite specimens

We also have mineral carvings and sculptures in a variety of natural gem materials including rock crystal from Brazil, lapis lazuli that was mined high in the rugged mountains, ruby in zoisite from Tanzania, and colorful labradorite polished pieces and decorator specimens that were mined in Madagascar.

Our hand-picked selection of polished malachite mineral specimens were all mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Local artisans there in the Congo polished each of these beautiful malachite pieces by hand.

We also have some very rare quality natural color yellow kunzite crystals with facet grade areas inside!

Rare quality yellow kunzite mineral specimen! Natural Lapis Lazuli Polished Gift Items

Our polished lapis lazuli specimens have areas with incredible deep blue natural colors.

These lapis lazuli pieces make wonderful decorator mineral specimens!

We also have a very large inventory of superior quality tourmaline crystals in all of the naturally occuring tourmaline colors including blue, green, black, and pink tourmaline.

See also our rare natural color blue tourmaline mineral specimens and crystals.

Bi-color Tourmaline Mineral Specimens and Crystals Pink Tourmaline Crystals

We have a very large variety of pink tourmaline crystals and matrix mineral specimens available (also known as rubellite tourmaline mineral specimens).

Some of our pink tourmaline crystals are transparent with rare gem-grade areas. Be sure to see our facet grade pink tourmalines.

These natural pink tourmaline specimens often form on a pegmatite matix of quartz, albite and lepdiolite mica.

We have been mining for topaz in Brazil since 1985, and we have many different kinds of topaz mineral specimens available.

From the Marambaia region in Brazil we have colorless topaz mineral specimens & crystals, and from Ouro Preto, Brazil we have natural color golden-orange-pink imperial topaz mineral specimens.

Topaz Mineral Specimens and Crystals Meteorite Specimens

We also have some very large transparent topaz crystals from Itabira, Brazil weighing over 5 pounds each with pale yellow-green-blue natural colors.

See some topaz crystals from the recent find near Medina with very interesting natural rounded terminations.

We have several different kinds of genuine meteorites available including Gibeon meteorites from Namibia, Campo del Cielo Meteorites found in Argentina, and Sikhote Alin meteorites from Siberia, Russia.

Be sure to see our selection of geneuine meteorite jewelry!

Morganite Mineral Specimens and Crystals Moldavite Specimens: genuine moldavite

Our natural color orange-pink beryl mineral specimens are displayed on the morganite mineral specimens page. These genuine morganite specimens were mined in Pakistan and Brazil.

We also have some transparent morganite crystals that could yield lightly included cabochon gemstones.

We have a hand-picked selection of genuine moldavite specimens in a wide range of sizes including rare extra large size moldavites.

We also have a variety of genuine moldavite jewelry designs available.

Moonstone Mineral Specimens Lemurian Quartz Mineral Specimens: Fine Quality Polished Lemurian Quartz Crystals

Moonstone is an unusual form of plagioclase feldspar with blue irridescence or schiller at certain angles.

We have natural untreated moonstone mineral specimens that were mined in India and in Tanzania.

See our hand-picked selection of rare quality polished lemurian quartz crystals from the orginal lemurian quartz crystal mine in Brazil.

Opals have been mined in Australia for many years, and the Australian opals are famous worldwide. See our selection of natural Australian boulder opal mineral specimens & boulder opal jewelry items.

Opal Mineral Specimens Peridot Mineral Specimens

We also have high quality opal rough specimens, jewelry and cabochons from the recent discovery of beautiful precious opal in Ethiopia.

Be sure to see our selection of natural Ethiopian opal jewelry.

Our peridot mineral specimens and crystals were mined high up in a remote mountain range of Pakistan. Many of our peridot mineral specimens are semi-transparnet to transparent and some have gem-grade areas inside!

Our naturally terminated quartz crystal specimens were mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Quartz Crystal Mineral Specimens Ruby Mineral Specimens: natural ruby crystal

Be sure to see our natural quartz crystal clusters as well.

We have a hand-picked selection of natural color ruby crystals and ruby mineral specimens including some very rare size ruby crystals weighing several pounds each! These giant ruby crystals were mined years ago in India.

Our reddish-purple corundum crystals show natural terminations and hexagonal form, and some have cabochon gem grade translucency.

Natural quartz crystals sometimes form with rutile crystals passing thru the quartz - this is known as rutilated quartz crystal.

Rutilated Quartz Mineral Specimens: gold rutile in smoky quartz Phantom Quartz Mineral Specimens and Crystals

See our selection of rutilated quartz mineral specimens.

When rutile inclusions are found within quartz crystal, the rutile can occur in a variety of natural colors depending on the chemistry and on any surface oxidation that may be present.

Some of our rutilated quartz crystals have natural color golden rutile inside!

We also have natural quartz crystals with phantom crystal shapes inside the quartz.

Australasian Strewnfield Tektite Specimen Jasper Mineral Specimen: polychrome jasper decorator specimen

Tektites are thought to form when meteorites impact the earth's surface causing extreme heat.

We have genuine tektites collected in the tektite strewn fields of Libya (Libyan desert glass tektites) and the Australasian tektite strewn field (Indochinite tektites).

Our hand-picked selection of jasper mineral specimens come from a variety of locations worldwide including leopard skin jasper from mexico, and also polychrome jasper specimens & ocean jasper specimens from Madagascar.

We have some other unusal jasper varieties from Brazil and from the USA.

Tanzanite Mineral Specimens Tsavorite Mineral Specimens

Our tsavorite grossular garnet mineral specimens were mined near the famous "Scorpion Mine" in the Taita Hills of Kenya.

See our selection of genuine tanzanite mineral specimens.


To see our mineral specimens and crystals for a particular mineral variety, simply selectone of the links below or visit our Mineral Inventory & Factsheet Index. This index is an alphabetical list containing every mineral variety in our on-line inventory, with links to images of our available mineral specimens, crystals, gems, jewelry, spheres and crystal balls, lapidary and facet rough, and natural gift items for each mineral listed in this index - all with secure SSL on-line ordering. There also are links to information pages on the different minerals giving their physical properties and discussing their occurance, diagnostic features, uses, history and metaphysical properties.

We have natural crystals and/or mineral specimens in stock for each of the following natural materials:



Kunzite Mineral Specimen Tourmaline Crystals


The image link over on the right will take you to see our natural color kunzite mineral specimens.

Click on the image at left to see our entire on-line selection of tourmaline mineral specimens for all tourmaline varieties, complete with secure SSL on-line ordering.
This tourmaline mineral specimen page will take much longer to finish loading as it contains all of our on-line selection of mineral specimens for each of the natural tourmaline varieties: blue tourmaline mineral specimens, green tourmaline mineral specimens, pink tourmaline mineral specimens, sunset tourmaline mineral specimens, rubellite tourmaline mineral specimens, bi-color tourmaline mineral specimens & watermelon tourmaline mineral specimens! These natural color tourmaline mineral specimens are sold and replaced on a daily basis, so do come back often!

Pegmatite Mineral Specimen Kyanite in Matrix Mineral Specimen

The image link over on the right will take you to see our natural color blue kyanite mineral specimens.

Click on the pegmatite mineral specimen image at left to enter directly into our Virtual Gallery of mineral specimens for all minerals, complete with secure SSL on-line ordering. These pages will take much longer to finish loading as they contain all of our on-line selection of mineral specimens for all of the mineral varieties that we carry! These natural mineral specimens are sold and replaced on a daily basis, so do come back often.

We specialize in natural mineral specimens just as they formed within the earth. None of our mineral specimens have been treated, altered or changed in any way, and we do not have any "man-made" mineral specimens!

Would you like us to inform you when we add more natural mineral specimens on our website?
We do have additional inventory of mineral specimens and crystals in stock at our mineral warehouses, so be sure to let us know if you have any natural mineral specimen requests. Please contact our webmaster, regarding natural mineral specimens or our 'site' geologist with any questions or comments.

See also our pages on crystals, mineral spheres & eggs, polished crystals, gemstones, earrings, bracelets, facet rough, lapidary rough, jewelry, handcrafted gifts and our spectacular decorator mineral specimens, as well as our metaphysical and new ageinformation.


Last Updated: September 30, 2016
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