Welcome YSU Faculty!

Looking for geological specimens to supplement your teaching? Just follow the three steps below!

  1. Check if the museum has the mineral(s) you are interested in borrowing by searching the alphabetized mineral names.
  2. Click on the listed box number(s) to view photos and determine which box you are interested in borrowing. Please understand that the contents of each box might vary slightly from the photos below as we continue to update and improve the catalog of the collection.
  3. Contact Dr. Jeff Dick by emailing jcdick@ysu.edu to check if the box is still available and schedule a pick up time. 

Note: All borrowed boxes must be returned by the end of each semester. Thank you for your cooperation!

Search by Mineral Name:

Actinolite

359

Adamite

311, 312

Agates

465

Agatized Coral

424, 425, 426, 427

Amblygonite

311

Apatite

312, 313

Apophyllite

364, 365, 366

Artificial

468

Augelite

312

Aurichalcite

262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268

Austinite

310 (var. Barthite)

Autunite

307

Azurite

239, 240, 241, 242

Barite

270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283

Beryl

345, 352, 353 (var. Emerald), 350 (Morganite, Aquamarine)

Brazilianite

311

Cabochons

478

Cacoxenite

334

Calcite

58, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 249, 375, 454, 462, 483

Celestite

284, 285, 286, 287, 288

Cerussite

237, 238

Chalcopyrite

32, 58, 457 (Peacock Ore)

Chrysocolla

368, 369, 370, 372

Clinoclase

307

Cobaltite

13

Conichalcite

307, 308, 309

Copper

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 115

Corundum

75, 76

Covellite

14

Cuprite

73

 

Danburite347
Descloizite311
Diopside358
Dioptase354
Dolomite230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236
Dumortierite342

Epidote

348, 349

Erythrite

307, 308

Fluorite

78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 97, 98, 100, 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 118, 119, 360, 458, 467, 483

 

 

Galena

24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 58, 228, 472, 481, 484

Garnet

338 (Pyrope, Almandine, Spessartine), 339 (Hessonite, Andradite, Grossular), 340 (Grossular)

Geodes

419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 459

Goethite

77

Graftonite

306

Gypsum/Selenite

289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306

 

Halite

120, 121, 122, 123, 124

Hematite

396

Hemimorphite

342, 343, 344, 346

Huberite

326, 327, 328, 329, 330

None

Jamesonite

71, 72

Kinoite

347

Kyanite

340

Limonite

356, 360, 453

Lorandite

334

Malachite

255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260, 261, 455

Marcasite

60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69

Mimetite

314, 335, 336, 337

Mottramite

311

Muscovite

359

Novacekite

476

Orpiment

35, 36

Pectolite

358

Prehnite

361, 362, 363, 364

Psilomelane

470, 471, 475

Purpurite

307

Pyrite

38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 58, 59, 466, 477

Pyromorphite

314

 

Quartz

300 (Amethyst), 373, 374, 377, 387, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410 (Smokey, Amethyst), 412, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417 (Amethyst), 418 (Citrine), 456 (Amethyst), 464 (Smokey, Amethyst), 473, 474 (Herkimer Diamonds, Amethyst)

Realgar

33, 34, 36

Rhodochrosite

246, 247

Rosasite

243, 244, 245

 

Selenite/Gypsum

289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298, 299, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306

Shattuckite

358

Siderite

248

Sillimanite

340

Smithsonite

250, 251

Sphalerite

15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 376, 463, 472, 479, 482

Spodumene

358 (Kunzite)

Staurolite

341

Stibiconite

334

Stibnite

37

Stilbite

6, 451, 452

Strontianite

252, 253, 254

Sulfur

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 454, 460

 

Tetrahedrite

70

Thinolite

480

Tinalconite

268

Titanite

356

Topaz

341

Torbernite

307

Tourmaline

355 (Elbaitel, Rubellite, Watermelon), 357 (Shorl), 367 (Dravite), 371 (Dravite), 428 (Dravite)

Tremolite

358 (Asbestos)

Tsaurite

340

Turquoise

334

Ulexite

269

Uralite

429, 430, 431, 432, 433, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438, 439, 440, 441, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 450, 469

Vanadanite

331, 332, 333 (Endlichite), 334 (Endlichite)

Variscite

307

Vesuvianite

350

Vivianite

307

 

Wavellite

334

Willemite

338

Witherite

229

Wollastonite

358

Wulfenite

315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 338

 

None

None

Ziosite

350

Zircon

340