Red Beryl from Wah Wah Mountains, Utah


M & W Minerals

Walter R. Kellogg


517 294 6709


All Prices US Dollars

 Fine mineral specimens. Specializing in minerals from North and South America, rare species, native Copper specimens, specimens from Michigan, Tourmaline, and Thumbnails.

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Currently for sale on the website there is a total of 3010 mineral specimens,  which includes 1115  specimens with individual web pages, 989 thumbnail specimens  and 906  on the galleries of mineral specimens priced under 25 dollars.

Minerals sold on the website (first sale 12/5/09): 7235

Minerals returned with full refund: 12  -  and later resold to a satisfied customer: 10  Minerals returned and exchanged for a different specimen: 7

Minerals  damaged in shipping with full refund: 5 Minerals damaged in transit but collector did not want refund: Packages lost in transit: 3

 Packages returned because of delivery problems: 4

Minerals damaged in transition for which a partial refund was made and the collector kept the specimen: 7

Mineral specimens returned without the collector opening the package, because they decided they wanted something different: 5

Minerals sold to collectors in the countries of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada (all 10 provinces and Yukon Territory), China, Cyprus, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal,  Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand and Wales and all 50 of the states of the US and Washington D.C.

Mineral Galleries    Under 25 Dollars   Study & Hobby Samples   Links  Thumbnails Show Schedule



Latest Updates

Mineral Specimen Datolite from Madan Gravel Pit, Keweenaw Co., Michigan

Mineral Specimen: Malachite on Plancheite from Democratic Republic of Congo

Sulfur, Celestine from Maybee, Michigan

Previous Updates

Mineral Specimen: Bicolor Tourmaline from Minas Gerais, Brazil



 Minerals from Geographic Regions

United States

Minerals Specimen: Double Terminated Hexagonal Calcite, Malachite, Druze Quartz from Sweetwater Mine, Viburnum Trend Dist., Reynolds Co., Missouri


Minerals Specimen: Brazilianite on Albite from Jenipapo, Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Minerals Specimen: Spessartine Garnet on Smoky Quartz from Tongbei, Yunxiao County, Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China


Minerals Specimen: Eudialyte, Aggrelite, Nepheline, Ferri-katophorite (Magnesiokatophorite) from Kipawa, Les Lacs-du-Temiscamingue, Temiscamingue RCM, Quebec, Canada


Minerals Specimen: Double Terminated Amethyst from Epimenio mine, Pierda Parada, Veracruz, Mexico


Minerals Specimen: Duftite over Dolomite over Rhombohedral Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia


Minerals Specimen: Orange Quartz on Sphalerite from 2nd Sovietskii Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia

South and Central America

Minerals Specimen: Emerald Crystal (Polished?) from Colombia


Minerals Specimen: Aurichalcite, Hemimorphite from Campiglia Marittima, Campigliese, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy



Minerals Specimen: Lazurite Pseudomorph after Sodalite with Pyrite and Mica from Faisbad, Koksha Valley, Jurm District, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan


Minerals Specimen: Copper Crystals from Copper Falls Mine, Copper Falls, near Eagle Harbor, Keweenaw County, Michigan, USA 


Minerals Specimen: Copper from Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mts, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA


New York

Minerals Specimen: Hexagonite (variety of Tremolite) from Balmat-Edwards Zinc District, St Lawrence County, New York, USA


Minerals Specimen: Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito County, California, USA


Minerals Specimen: Orpiment Crystal from Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

New Jersey

Minerals Specimen: Prehnite Casts from Lane & Sons Traprock quarries, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA


New England

Minerals Specimen: Watermelon Tourmaline from Mt. Mica, Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA


 Galleries by Special Interest

Rare Species

Minerals Specimen: Cuprotungstite on Quartz with Green Scheelite from Carrera Pinto, Cachiyuyo de Llampos, Copiapo, Atacama, Chile

Pseudomorphs and Casts

Minerals Specimen: Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite from Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France 

Minerals with Inclusions

Minerals Specimen: Ankangite, Jamesonite, Fluorapatite Included in Quartz from Pitangui, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Minerals Specimen: Dendritic Wire Copper on Etched Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia

Polished and Worked

Minerals Specimen: Agate from Baker Egg Ranch, Carrizalillo District, Luna Co., New Mexico, USA


Sorted by Most Recent

 Minerals Specimen: Tanzanite Crystal - 3.67 ct from Merelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania


Sorted Alphabetically 

Minerals Specimen: Amazonite from Father's Day Pocket, Crystal Creek Area, Teller Co., Colorado June2007

 Galleries by Species or Group


Minerals Specimen: Tourmaline on Quartz from Barra do Salinas, Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil



Minerals Specimen: Copper Crystals, Adularia Crystals, Massive Microcline, Epidote and Quartz from Adventure mine, Butler Lode, Greenland, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA


Minerals Specimen: Analcime Crystals with Calcite Geode from Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey



Minerals Specimen: Calcite from Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico



Minerals Specimen: Phantom Quartz from Diamantina, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil


Minerals Specimen: Fluorite from Cave-In-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois


 Minerals Specimen: Pink Topaz on Quartz with Magnesite from Brumado, Bahia, Brazil


Minerals Specimen: Red Beryl (Bixbyite) from Wah Wah Mts., Beaver Co., Utah 

Gold and Silver

Minerals Specimen: Gold in Brecciated Limonite Matrix from Fountain Vein, Farncomb Hill, French Gulch, Breckenridge District, Summit Co.,Colorado


Minerals Specimen: Spessartine Garnet and Muscovite on Microcline from Tongbei, Fujian, China



 Systematic Galleries

Native Elements 

Minerals Specimen: Sulfur from Maybee Quarry, Maybee, Monroe Co., Michigan

Oxides & Hydroxides

Minerals Specimen: Hematite variety: Black Diamond from Sherwood Mine, Iron County, Michigan USA


Minerals Specimen: Marcasite Stalactite (Repaired) from Blackstone Mine, Shullsburg, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin


Minerals Specimen: Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa



Minerals Specimen: Ammineite, Gypsum, Halite from Pabellon de Pica, Caleta Chanabaya, Iquique Province, Tarapaca Region, Chile



Minerals Specimen: Galena, Cerussite, Pyromorphite and Quartz from Wheatley Mines, Phoenixville Mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA


Minerals Specimen: Barite on Quartz over Andradite Garnet and Sphalerite from El Mochito Mine, El Mocho, Santa Barbara Department, Honduras


Borates and Hydrocarbons

Minerals Specimen: Tincalconite from Boron, Kern Co., California


Minerals Specimen: Chalcopyrite Crystals on Danburite from Mina La Aurora, Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico


Minerals Specimen: Datolite with included K Feldspar from Lake Superior Copper District, Michgan


Minerals Specimen: Hexagonite (variety of Tremolite) from Balmat-Edwards Zinc District, St Lawrence County, New York, USA


Minerals Specimen: Topaz, Microcline, Albite with possible Florencite-(Ce) from Papachacra, El Portezuelo Granite, Belen Department, Catamarca, Argentina


Minerals Specimen: Benitoite from Gem Mine, San Benito County, California, USA 


Minerals Specimen: Lepidolite from Coronel Murta, Minas Gerais, Brazil 



 Galleries by Price 

Under 25 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Stilbite from Fairfax County, Virginia, USA

25 to 49 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Asbestos (Chrysotile) from Asbestos, Quebec, Canada

50 to 99 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Schorl Tourmaline on Aquamarine from Mimoso do Sul Mine, Mimoso do Sul, Espirito Santo, Brazil 

100 to 199 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Calcite with Included Copper from Quincy Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan

200 to 299 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Aquamarine and Schorl Tourmaline from Erongo Mountain, Erongo Region, Namibia

300 to 499 DollarsMinerals Specimen: Duftite over Dolomite over Rhombohedral Calcite from Tsumeb, Namibia

500 Dollars and GreaterMinerals Specimen: Euclase from Chivor Mine, Mun. de Chivor, Guavio-Guateque Mining Dist., Boyaca Dept., Colombia

Wulfenite on Mottramite from the 79 Mine, Hayden, Gila Co., Arizona