MINERAL AND ORE SPECIMENS

 

These ore and mineral specimens, along with many others, are on display at the W.M. Keck Museum.   New images are added frequently, so please visit again.  To view more of the museum's collections, go to the Fossil Collection and the Mining History pages.

 

Blue Topaz, Brazil

 

 

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Pyromorphite
Sierra Madre Mtns., Mexico

Azurite, Tsumeb, Namibia
Washington Roebling Collection

 

 

 

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Sphalerite, Barite and Quartz
Manualita Mine, Peru

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Pyrite and Quartz
Casapalca Mine, Peru

 

Opal - Virgin Valley, Nevada

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Okenite with minor Gyrolite
Poona, India

 

MINERALS

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Muscovite, Albite and Quartz
Sapo Mine, Brazil

Aquamarine - a variety of beryl

Barite
Murray Mine (AngloGold) Elko Co., Nevada

Calcite (CaCO3) - Iceland Spar

 

Calcite (CaCO3) - double refraction

 

Dolomite
 Fluorite   quartz crystal

 

Wulfenite

 

Barite on Dolomite

Amethyst

Gypsum

 

Fulgerite

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Rhodochrosite

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Staurolite
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Covellite on Pyrite

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Dioptase

Sulfur

 

COPPER ORES

 Datolite and Copper, Rockland, Michigan Linarite, Candelaria Dist.,Nevada

 

Native Copper

 

Azurite

 

Azurite and Limonite
Kimberly, Nevada

 

 

Copper Zinc Ore

Cerro Gordo Mine

 

Azurite and Malachite
Bisbee, Arizon
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Native Copper

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Copper on quartz
Butte, Montana

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