COLLECTING STORIES WANTED!!!
We are looking for interesting collecting stories and field trip reports. Get paid for your trip report! Contact us at info@mineralexpert.org.

Database content:
7876 mineral photos
1246 locality photos

Last articles

Wavellite - The Colorful Spheres

Wavellite normally occurs as a secondary product in the near-surface environment in phosphate-bearing rock. Specimens can be spectacularly beautiful as radiating starburst or spherical clusters. Wavellite spheres - and especially the colored varieties - are very popular among mineral collectors.


Read more...

Fossheim Steinsenter Museum - Lom, Norway

The small town of Lom is located in southern part of Norway, just next to the famous Jotunheimen National Park. A very interesting mineral museum Fossheim Steinsenter is located at the western end of the town.


Read more...

Anhydrite - the Dry Gypsum

Anhydrite is a common mineral, widely found in desert environments. It is also found on the tops of salt domes piercing the younger sediments in oil-rich compressional mountain belts and in evaporite deposits.


Read more...

The Australian Gold Rush

The story of the settlement of Australia is the story of a remote penal colony unexpectedly turning into a cauldron of repeated mass migrations driven by the discovery of rich gold deposits. The gold discoveries were simply unbelievable, including the biggest nugget ever found!


Read more...

Scheelite - The Fluorescent Tungsten Ore

Scheelite is an important ore of tungsten and exotic faceting material. Great scheelite specimens are also highly appreciated among mineral collectors.
Read more...

Starý Jičín - Heřmanice, Czech Republic

50 x 40 mm

Starý Jičín - Heřmanice, Czech Republic

130 x 80 mm

Starý Jičín - Heřmanice, Czech Republic

30 x 20 mm

Quartz (var. chalcedony)

Starý Jičín - Heřmanice, Czech Republic

30 x 20 mm

Scolecite

Šiatorská Bukovinka, Slovak Republic

15 x 10 mm

Analcime

Maglovec, Slovak Republic

8 x 6 mm