• cassiterite
  • franklinite
  • malachite
  • molybdenite
  • pyrophyllite

Welcome to The University of Minnesota mineral collection database!

The purpose of this website is to increase the accessibility of the mineral collection to students and researchers. Click the "About Us" tab to read more about the mineral collection. 

The "Mineral Photo Gallery" contains high definition photographs of a portion of the mineral collection. Use the "Mineral Glossary" to browse the complete mineral collection.

About Us

The University of Minnesota is fortunate to own a world class mineral collection...

Contact Us

The mineral database is administered by the University of Minnesota, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences...