Red Beryl from Wah Wah Mountains, Utah

 

M & W Minerals

Walter R. Kellogg

 

517 294 6709

mwminerals@comcast.net

                           

 

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

Updates occur every Wednesday at 12:00 noon EST time (5:00 PM GMT) except in the case of holidays. Also, for the summer months, the schedule deviates from the weekly schedule.

Currently for sale on the webiste there is a total of 2197 mineral specimens,  which includes 1000  specimens with individual webpages,  692 thumbnail specimens,  and 505 mineral specimens priced 20 dollars and under.

Minerals sold on the website (first sale 12/5/09): 4897

Minerals returned (with full refund) - 8  --- and resold to a satisfied customer): 7  Minerals returned and exchanged for a different specimen: 4

Minerals returned  due to damage in shipping (with full refund): 5   Packages lost in transit: 3 --- packages  returned because of delivery problems: 2

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

Updates Email Bulletins: If you want to receive an email each time new minerals are added to the website (usually, each Wednesday) please send an email to mwminerals@comcast.net. We do not automatically add you to the email list when you buy something and then force you to tell us to take you off the email list.

Minerals sold to collectors in the countries of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada (Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, B.C., Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Saskatchewan), China, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal,  Russia, Scotland, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand and Wales

and the U.S. states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland,  Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey,  New Mexico, New York,  Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington DC

Mineral Galleries    20 Dollars & Under   Study & Hobby Samples   Links  Thumbnails Show Schedule

Updates                 

                 

Latest Updates

  Minerals Specimen: Byssolite (Tremolite) from Keystone Trap Rock Quarry, Cornog, Wallace Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania

Previous Updates

 
   

Minerals Specimen: Kentucky Agate Geode Section from Kentucky




 

 

 

 

Minerals from Geographic Regions

United States

Minerals Specimen: Fluorite and Sphalerite on Druze Quartz from W.L. Davis-Deardorff Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Group, Cave-In-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois

 

Brazil

Minerals Specimen: Rutilated Quartz with Hematite from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

 

China

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

 

Canada

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

 

Mexico

Minerals Specimen: Amethyst Pseudomorph after Calcite? from Guanajuato, Mexico

 

Africa

Minerals Specimen: Morganite from Alto Ligonha pegmatites, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique

 

Russia

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

South and Central America

 

Minerals Specimen: Sigloite Pseudomorph after Paravauxite from Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Prov., Potosi Dept., Bolivia

 

Europe

Minerals Specimen: Turquouise in China Clay from Treverbyn, St Austell District, Cornwall, England

 

Asia

Minerals Specimen: Okenite Included in Optical Calcite from Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

 

Michigan

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

 

Arizona

Minerals Specimen: Vanadinite from Pure Potential Mine (North Geronimo Mine), Silver District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA

 

New York

Minerals Specimen: Herkimer Diamonds from Herkimer, New York, USA

 

California

Minerals Specimen: Gold on Quartz from Harvard Mine, Jamestown, Mother Lode belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

 

Nevada

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: Barbosalite and Hureaulite from Lavra do Tome, Galileia, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

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: Okenite Included in Optical Calcite from Mumbai District, Maharashtra, India

 

Fluorescent

Minerals Specimen: Two Generation Fluoresecent Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico


 


Polished and Worked

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

Thumbnails 

Sorted by Most Recent

 Minerals Specimen: Spessartine Garnet on Smoky Quartz from Tongbei, Fujian, China

Thumbnails 

Sorted Alphabetically 

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

 

Galleries by Species or Group

 

Tourmaline

Minerals Specimen: Tourmaline from Pederneira claim, Sao Jose da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

Copper 

Minerals Specimen: Copper Crystals from Flint Steel Mine, Ontonagon County, Michigan, USA

 

Zeolites

Minerals Specimen: Orange Heulandite, Stilbite and Chalcedony Stalactites from Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India 

Calcite

Minerals Specimen: Two Generation Fluoresecent Calcite from Chihuahua, Mexico

 

Quartz

Minerals Specimen: Smoky Quatrz Scepter on Amethyst from Itaguacu, Espirito Santo, Brazil

 

Fluorite

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

 

Topaz

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

 

 

Beryl

Minerals Specimen: Red Beryl on Rhyolite Matrix from Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah, USA

 

Gold and Silver

Minerals Specimen: Gold on Quartz from Harvard Mine, Jamestown, Mother Lode belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

 

Garnet 

Minerals Specimen: Raspberry Garnet (Grossular) from Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico


 

 

 

Systematic Galleries

 

Native Elements 

Minerals Specimen: Etched Sulfur from Stoneco Quarry, Maybee, Monroe County, Michigan

Oxides & Hydroxides

Minerals Specimen: Rutile on Hematite from Novo Horizonte, Bahia, Brazil

 

Sulfides

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

 

Carbonates

Minerals Specimen: Rhodochrosite, Hubnerite and Quartz from Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru


 

Halides

Minerals Specimen: Purple Halite from Intrepid East Potash Mine, Carlsbad, Edy Co., New Mexico

 

Phosphates

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

 

Sulfates

Minerals Specimen: Selenite on Red Gypsum from Michigan Cold Storage, Wyoming, Kent Co., Michigan

 

Borates and Hydrocarbons

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

 

Sorosilicates

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

 

Nesosilicates

Minerals Specimen: Datolite from Cape Mine, Mosquito District, Copper Harbor, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

 

Inosilicates

Minerals Specimen: Rhodonite Crystal with Galena and Sphalerite from Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia

 

 

Tectosilicates

Minerals Specimen: Amazonite from Florissant, Teller Co., Colorado, USA

Cyclosilicates

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

 

Phyllosilicates

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

 

 

 

 

Galleries by Price 

 

Under 25 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Rosasite with Hemimorphite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

 

25 to 49 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Creedite from Mina Navidad, Abasolo, Durango, Mexico

 

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

 

200 to 299 Dollars

Minerals Specimen: Morganite from Urucum Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

300 to 499 Dollars

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

 

500 Dollars and Greater

Minerals Specimen: Tourmaline from Paprok Mine, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 


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