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To the right is a list of all specimens in the Perkins Museum Minerals Collection. The numbers following each term indicate the number of specimens we have in the collection. Not all specimens have images.
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Minerals

.....native elements (59)
....................Copper (20)
....................Diamond (6)
....................Gold (14)
....................Silver (8)
....................Sulfur (13)
....................Graphite (10)
....................Antimony (2)
....................Bismuth (2)
....................Tellurium (1)
....................Arsenic (1)

.....oxides (122)
....................Bauxite (3)
....................Blue spinel (1)
....................Brucite (2)
....................Cassiterite (1)
....................Chromite (2)
....................Chrysoberyl (5)
....................Columbite (1)
....................Corundum (4)
....................Cuprite (4)
....................Cuprite var Chalcotrichite (1)
....................Diaspore (1)
....................Gahnite var Dysluite (1)
....................Gibbsite (1)
....................Goethite (9)
....................Franklinite (11)
....................Hematite (33)
....................Ilmenite (5)
....................Iron oxide (2)
....................Jaspelite (2)
....................Limonite (14)
....................Magnetite (19)
....................Manganite (9)
....................Perovskite (1)
....................3 (0)
....................Pyrolusite (5)
....................Ruby (2)
....................Rutile (12)
....................Spinel (7)
....................Tantalite (1)
....................Uraninite (3)
....................Zincite (7)

.....sulfates (46)
....................Alunite (1)
....................Anhydrite (2)
....................Anglesite (3)
....................Barite (15)
....................Brochantite (1)
....................Celestite (4)
....................Chalcanthite (1)
....................Gypsum (21)
....................Gypsum var. alabaster (3)
....................Gypsum var. satin spar (1)
....................Gypsum var. selenite (8)
....................Polyhalite (1)
....................Silicobarite (1)
....................phosphates (22)
....................Amblygonite (1)
....................Apatite (8)
....................Autunite (1)
....................Lazulite (1)
....................Monazite (1)
....................Pyromorphite (5)
....................Triphyllite (1)
....................Turquoise (2)
....................Vivianite (1)
....................Wavellite (1)

.....Sulfides (118)
....................Pyrite (78)
....................Iron pyrite (1)
....................Arsenopyrite (6)
....................Chalcopyrite (30)
....................Argentite (1)
....................Bornite (10)
....................Bismuthinite (2)
....................Chalocite (1)
....................Cinnabar (4)
....................Cobaltite (1)
....................Covellite (2)
....................Galena (27)
....................Millerite (2)
....................Molybdenite (3)
....................Orpiment (2)
....................Pentlandite (1)
....................Pyrrhotite (9)
....................Realgar (1)
....................Stibnite (4)
....................Sphalerite (26)
....................Wurtzite (1)

.....sulfosalts (16)
....................Sylvanite (2)
....................Enagrite (2)
....................Stannite (1)
....................Pyrargyrite (2)
....................Janesonite (1)
....................Bournonite (1)
....................Stephanite (1)
....................Proustite (1)
....................Polybasite (1)
....................Tetrahedrite (2)
....................Boulangerite (1)

.....carbonates (119)
....................Aragonite (6)
....................Azurite (9)
....................Calcite (110)
....................Cerrusite (1)
....................Dolomite (30)
....................Hydrotalcite (1)
....................Hydrozincite (1)
....................Malachite (16)
....................Rhodochrosite (4)
....................Siderite (6)
....................Smithsonite (5)
....................Strontianite (3)
....................Trona (1)
....................Witherite (0)

.....halides (28)
..........chlorides (9)
....................Halite (5)
....................Hanksite (1)
....................Cerargyrite (1)
....................Carnallite (1)
....................Sylvite (1)
..........fluorides (19)
....................Fluorite (17)
....................Cryolite (1)
....................Chondrodite (1)

.....chromates (2)
....................Crocoite (2)

.....arsenates (6)
....................Mimetite (2)
....................Olivenite (1)
....................Scorodite (1)
....................Erythrite (2)

.....arsenides (3)
....................Nickeline (1)
....................Skutterudite (1)
....................Niccolite (1)

.....tungstates (4)
....................Wolframite (3)
....................Sheelite (1)

.....molybdates (6)
....................Wulfenite (6)

.....borates (10)
....................Sassolite (1)
....................Ulexite (3)
....................Colemanite (3)
....................Inyoite (1)
....................Kernite (1)
....................Borax (1)

.....vanadates (3)
....................Vanadinite (1)
....................Carnotite (2)

.....silicates (490)
..........framework silicates (179)
...............silica minerals (114)
....................Quartz (186)
.........................Amethyst (10)
.........................Chalcedony (21)
.........................Flint (3)
.........................Bloodstone (1)
.........................Citrine (1)
.........................Milky quartz (3)
.........................Smoky quartz (1)
.........................Rose quartz (2)
.........................Drusy quartz (1)
.........................Rock crystal (3)
.........................Geode (7)
.........................Heliotrope (1)
....................Agate (9)
....................Opal (17)
.........................Geyserite (3)
....................Jasper (9)
....................Cristobalite (1)
...............sodalite group (5)
....................Lapis lazuli (1)
....................Sodalite (4)
...............scapolite group (4)
....................Wernerite (4)
...............zeolite group (14)
....................Natrolite (1)
....................Chabazite (2)
....................Analcime (3)
....................Stilbite (3)
....................Heulandite (1)
....................Harmotome (1)
....................Thomsonite (1)
....................Phillipsite (1)
...............feldspar group (37)
....................feldspar (1)
....................alkali feldspar (18)
.........................Microcline (11)
.........................Amazonite (6)
.........................Orthoclase (11)
.........................Adularia (3)
....................plagioclase (12)
....................Oligoclase (4)
.........................Sundstone (1)
....................Albite (13)
.........................Cleavelandite (1)
....................Anorthite (1)
....................Labradorite (1)
....................Bytownite (1)
..........ring silicates (36)
....................Beryl (16)
....................Emerald (2)
....................Tourmaline (21)
....................Rubellite (3)
....................Eudialyte (0)
....................Elbaite (2)
....................Dioptase (1)
....................Axinite (1)
..........orthosilicates (114)
...............nesosilicates (89)
....................Topaz (7)
....................Kyanite (7)
....................Willemite (12)
....................Zircon (3)
....................Staurolite (6)
....................Sillimanite (4)
....................Titanite (4)
....................Chiastolite (6)
....................Chloritoid (2)
....................Andalusite (1)
....................Datolite (2)
....................Chondrodite (0)
....................Gadolinite (3)
....................Thorite (1)
....................garnet group (33)
.........................Garnet (26)
.........................Grossularite (3)
.........................Essonite (1)
.........................Almandite (6)
.........................Uvarovite (3)
.........................Andradite (4)
.........................Pyrope (2)
....................olivine group (6)
.........................Olivine (5)
.........................Peridot (1)
...............sorosilicates (25)
.........................Hemimorphite (3)
.........................Vesuvianite (10)
.........................Ilvaite (1)
....................epidote group (11)
.........................Allanite (1)
.........................Zoisite (2)
.........................Piemontite (1)
.........................Thulite (1)
.........................Epidote (4)
.........................Clinozoisite (1)
.........................Lawsonite (1)
..........chain silicates (65)
...............pyroxene group (35)
.........................Hiddenite (1)
.........................Kunzite (1)
.........................Rhodonite (6)
.........................Wollastonite (8)
.........................Pectolite (3)
....................clinopyroxene (11)
.........................Aegirine (1)
.........................Hedenbergite (1)
.........................Augite (3)
.........................Jadeite (2)
.........................Spodumene (3)
.........................Diopside (1)
....................orthopyroxene (6)
.........................Hypesthene (3)
.........................Enstatite (3)
...............amphibole group (30)
.........................Amphibole (1)
.........................Hudsonite (1)
....................clinoamphibole (27)
.........................Actinolite (14)
.........................Hornblend (14)
.........................Tremolite (7)
.........................Cummingtonite (1)
....................orthoamphibole (1)
.........................Anthophyllite (1)
..........sheet silicates (95)
.........................Chrysocolla (2)
.........................Pyrophyllite (2)
.........................Apophyllite (2)
.........................Sepiolite (2)
...............serpentine group (25)
.........................Asbestos (9)
.........................Serpentine (14)
.........................Garnierite (1)
.........................Chrysotile (7)
.........................Prehnite (4)
...............mica group (52)
.........................Phlogopite (3)
.........................Lepidolite (9)
.........................Talc (21)
.........................Biotite (15)
.........................Muscovite (22)
.........................Margarite (2)
.........................Vermiculite (1)
.........................Fuchsite (4)
.........................Roscoelite (1)
.........................Seyberite (1)
...............chlorite group (7)
.........................Chlorite (3)
.........................Clinochlore (2)
.........................Cookeite (1)
.........................Jefferisite (1)
..........aluminosilicates (3)
.........................Chabazite (1)
.........................Scolecite (2)
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