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PostPosted: Dec 09, 2010 12:10    Post subject: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Missouri, the "Show-Me State"




Siegenite - Milliken (Sweetwater) Mine Ellington Reynolds Co. Missouri USA.jpg
 Description:
Siegenite with Chalcopyrite and Dolomite
Milliken (Sweetwater) Mine, S. Orebody, Ellington, Reynolds County, Missouri
Mined in June 1997
Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.8 cm.
Former Silvane Collection
Photo: Reference Specimens
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PostPosted: Dec 09, 2010 15:10    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

One from Missouri...


PICT3347.JPG
 Description:
Galena
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri
9x5x3 cm.
 Viewed:  24883 Time(s)

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Galena
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri
9x5x3 cm.
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PostPosted: Dec 09, 2010 19:12    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Former collections of Turley and Mary and Gardner Miller


DSCN0444.JPG
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Dickite after Calcite
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri.
4.2cm x 6.0cm
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PostPosted: Dec 09, 2010 19:18    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Former Tate Collection. Been in my collection since 1988.


DSCN0446.JPG
 Description:
Cerussite and Malachite
Beer Cellar Mine, Granby, Newton Co., Missouri
8.2cm x 5.0cm
 Viewed:  24841 Time(s)

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DSCN0448.JPG
 Description:
Cerussite and Malachite
Beer Cellar Mine, Granby, Newton Co., Missouri

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PostPosted: Dec 09, 2010 20:17    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Hello,

Interesting initial posts of Missouri minerals. Malachite was a surprise. What is the source of the copper? I assume chalcopyrite.

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PostPosted: Dec 10, 2010 04:49    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

My Missouri selection.


SweetWater.jpg
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Calcite
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds Co., Missouri
Specimen size 9.5 x 8.5 cm.
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PostPosted: Dec 10, 2010 05:34    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

One more...


PICT3947.JPG
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Galena
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri
11x7x4 cm.
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2011 06:47    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Another classic Missouri calcite.


BrushySmall.jpg
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Calcite with Chalcopyrite
Brushy Creek Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri
Specimen size 12.8 x 8.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2011 07:34    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Hello,

I have a couple to post this morning. The little Calcite is from the Williamsville Quarry, Butler County, Missouri. It is 1 1/8" (2.86 cm) high, and the Chalcopyrite crystals stand out well against the light gray matrix and is from the Brushy Creek, Greeley, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri. the specimen measures 4 1'8' (10.48 cm) across.

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 Description:
Calcite
Williamsville Quarry, Butler County, Missouri.
1 1/8" (2.86 cm) high.
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Calcite 03c.JPG



Chalcopyrite 03c.jpg
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Chalcopyrite
Brushy Creek, Greeley, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri.
4 1'8' (10.48 cm) across.
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2011 09:07    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

A nice calcite with dolomite and chalcopyrite from the Sweetwater mine, Reynolds Co.


DSCN2703.JPG
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Calcite with dolomite and chalcopyrite
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri
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PostPosted: May 31, 2011 08:15    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

One more spiky calcite.


Calcite3.jpg
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Calcite
Viburnum No. 29 Mine, Viburnum Trend District, Washington Co., Missouri
Specimen size 8 x 3.7 cm.
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PostPosted: Oct 15, 2011 13:33    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Huge Galena with Calcite from Sweetwater Mine - 41 lbs


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Galena and Calcite
Sweetwater Mine, Reynolds County, Missouri
9" x 7" X6" 41 lbs
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PostPosted: Feb 26, 2012 09:47    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

I add to the Missouri state a fine Calcite already published here in the Collection of Carles Millan thread and a Pyrite on Galena from javier ruiz martin

Thank you Carles!



Calcite - Joplin Field_Tri-State District_Jasper Co._Missouri_USA.jpg
 Description:
Calcite
Joplin Field, Tri-State District, Jasper Co., Missouri, USA
Overall size: 101 mm x 66 mm x 93 mm.
Until year 2007 it belonged to the James & Dawn Minette collection, Boron, California, with label #WW109.

Photo copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution License - Some Rights Reserved.
 Viewed:  21988 Time(s)

Calcite - Joplin Field_Tri-State District_Jasper Co._Missouri_USA.jpg



Pyrite on Galena - Missouri_USA.jpg
 Mineral: Pyrite on Galena
 Locality:
West Fork Mine, West Fork, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 5 x 3 cm.
 Description:
Photo: javier ruiz martin
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PostPosted: Feb 26, 2012 10:01    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

I will contribute a large Sweetwater calcite from my collection.


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Calcite
Sweetwater Mine, Missouri, USA
200 x 120 x 25 mm
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PostPosted: Jul 22, 2012 06:55    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

And two more from the famous Sweetwater Mine:


GALENA_Sweet.JPG
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Galena
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
Specimen width 90 mm
 Viewed:  20558 Time(s)

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sweetwater_cal1.JPG
 Description:
Calcite
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
Specimen height 95 mm
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PostPosted: Nov 02, 2012 12:10    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

A small collage with some of my Missouri specimens ...


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 Description:
Galena - West Fork - 5 cm width,
Calcite - Buick - 6,5 cm height,
Galena - Sweetwater - 9 cm width
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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2015 04:22    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

Another massive galena specimen from Sweetwater Mine:


SweetW-GAL.JPG
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: Specimen height 7 cm
 Description:
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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2016 14:16    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

From my U.S.A. sub-collection, the following are 3 Missouri examples.

The 2 examples from Sheffler's geode mine in Alexandria Missouri have the interesting phenomenon of calcites with pinkish bases and off white terminations. Mined in the 1980s



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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: doubly terminated calcite is 6.5 cm
 Description:
calcite on matrix
 Viewed:  11839 Time(s)

DSC02060.JPG



DSC02885.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite on Quartz
 Locality:
Sheffler's Rock Shop and Geode Mine, Alexandria, Clark County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: the geode cavity is about 18 cm and the largest calcites are about 3.5 cm
 Description:
mined in the early 1980s at the old mine location
 Viewed:  11924 Time(s)

DSC02885.jpg



DSC02888.JPG
 Mineral: Calcite on Quartz
 Locality:
Sheffler's Rock Shop and Geode Mine, Alexandria, Clark County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: the 2 chambered geode is 12 cm. each cavity is about 4 cm
 Description:
A double chambered geode shows pink bases to the calcites
 Viewed:  11828 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 08, 2016 21:49    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

A few historical images for Missouri.


Webb City.jpg
 Description:
_Webb City Lead Mine. MO.
 Viewed:  11277 Time(s)

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_Blasting at the Webb.
 Viewed:  11237 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 12, 2016 07:26    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Missouri  

More specimens from Missouri:


IMG_5300.JPG
 Mineral: Galena, chalcopyrite, calcite, dolomite
 Locality:
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: ~ 20 cm
 Description:
Private collection, on display in the Mineralogical Museum Marburg (my photo)
 Viewed:  11065 Time(s)

IMG_5300.JPG



WestforkGAL.JPG
 Mineral: Galena, dolomite
 Locality:
West Fork Mine, West Fork, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 5 cm
 Description:
My collection
 Viewed:  11046 Time(s)

WestforkGAL.JPG



BuickCALCIT.JPG
 Mineral: Calcite on galena
 Locality:
Buick Mine, Bixby, Viburnum Trend District, Iron County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 7,5 cm
 Description:
My collection
 Viewed:  11068 Time(s)

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