sweetwater mine

Calcite with striking Chalcopyrite Phantom atop a Galena Matrix

Locality:  Sweetwater Mine (Milliken Mine; Frank R. Milliken; Blair Creek; Ozark Lead Company Mine; Adair Creek; Logan Creek), Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA

Hey guys, I love your blog! You post so much variety and it really makes me happy to see how many people are into rock collecting on here. Here’s some of mine if you don’t mind me sharing.

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Pyrite cubes in matrix (yes these are natural) :) -Spain

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Close up of water-clear quartz with pyrite and sphalerite -Peru

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Uncommon prismatic Amethyst - Piedra Parada, Veracruz, Mexico

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Azurite (blue) and malachite (green) -Unknown locality (any help with that would be great!)

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Very rare colorless fluorite on top of quartz (AKA “Russian ice cubes”)- Dalnegorsk Russia

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More rare colorless fluorite on quartz this time the fluorite crystals rare dodecahedrons!- Dalnegorsk Russia

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“Big boy! 11lb cluster of hexagonal calcite with malachite, marcasite, and chalcopyrite - Sweetwater mine, Missouri

Thanks for allowing for submissions, by the way. It’s a great way to share the love of rocks! Also sorry if this is a lot for a post. I have hundreds of specimens and it was really hard to choose a few.

~cc-da-wolf”

Thank you so much! These are amazing!