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Mt. Mica Straight Run Box

The Mt. Mica Straight Maine Run dirt is directly collected from the Mt. Mica quarry in South Paris, Maine, USA. Nothing is added. All minerals are local and could include apatite, aquamarine, beryl, garnet, lepidolite, mica , pollucite, pyrite, quartz, rose quartz, smoky quartz, schorl (black tourmaline) spodumene, pink, blue, green and watermelon tourmaline, and many more!

 

Approximately 30 pounds/3 gallons. Flat rate shipping in the USA only is included.

Around the World Box

The Around the World box is guaranteed to have tourmaline, quartz and other gems and minerals. The mine dirt is comprised of a pegmatite rock containing feldspar, quartz and mica. The gem minerals are scattered throughout and may include amazonite, aquamarine, amethyst, agate, beryl, emerald, fluorite, garnet, Herkimer diamond, Jasper, kyanite, pyrite, rose quartz, ruby, shark teeth, sodalite, tourmaline, quartz crystals and much more!

 

Approximately 20 pounds/2 gallons. Flat rate shipping in the USA only is included.

New England High Grade Box

Each New England High Grade Box is guaranteed to have tourmaline, quartz and other gems and minerals. The mine dirt is comprised of a pegmatite rock containing feldspar, quartz and mica. The gem minerals are scattered throughout and may include apatite, aquamarine, beryl, garnet, lepidolite, mica , pollucite, pyrite, quartz, rose quartz, smoky quartz, schorl (black tourmaline) spodumene, pink, blue, green and watermelon tourmaline and many more!

 

Approximately 20 pounds/2 gallons.

Flat rate shipping in the USA only is included.

Mineral Identification

These examples are for identification purposes only. They represent commonly found minerals and do not represent the exact type, quality, size or quantity of minerals that you will find. You may not find all of the displayed minerals and you may even find minerals that aren't displayed. This applies to all types of boxes for sale. 

Mt. Mica Straight Run Box

Quartz
Image displays smaller sized stones ranging from .5 cm - 4 cm in size. Can come very clear or opaque.
Red Garnet
Image displays smaller sized stones, approx. 1 cm in size. Most of the time you will find Garnet even smaller than these in shard form, or in much rarer cases, larger and in crystal form.
Pink Green and Blue Tourmaline
Image displays high quality Tourmaline specimens approx .5 cm to 3 cm. These are usually much rarer in the Mt Mica Straight run box, though like a lottery, these are entirely possible to find.
Purple Lepidolite
Image displays specimens ranging from .5 cm to 4 cm. This is actually purple mica!
Mica
Image displays specimens approx. 5 cm in size. Mica comes in little flakes or larger "books" like these and can even be up to 3 - 5 inches in size.
Mica Shist
Image displays stones approx. 5 - 6 cm size. Common mineral made of condensed mica and other minerals.
Green Tourmaline
Image displays stones .5 cm to 3 cm in size. These are common within the Mt Mica Straight Run material. More commonly green, but keep an eye out for pink and blue as well.
Feldspar 1
Image displays stones approx. 5 cm to 10 cm in size. This is the most common mineral in all of our boxes. It can also come in slightly pink blue and green coloration, never bright colors however. Note the green Tourmaline embedded in the center stone. Orange coloration is iron staining.
Feldspar 2
More Feldspar approx. 5 cm to 10 cm. This mineral will make up approximately 80 to 85 percent of your bucket. Even though it is extremely common, feel free to keep ones that look cool!
Black Tourmaline
Image displays stones 1 cm to 4 cm in size. They can come very small as well, but anything that is pure black like this is Black Tourmaline.
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Around the World Box

Sharks Teeth
Shark Teeth approx. 1 cm - 3 cm in size. Species unknown!
Rose Quartz, Green Calcite, Amber Calcit
Image displays stones approx. 4 cm - 5 cm in size.
River Agate
Image displays stone approx. 7 cm in size.
Quartz Crystals
Image displays Quartz Crystal Cluster approx. 9 cm in size.
Pyrite
Image displays specimens approx. 1 cm - 1.5 cm in size.
Quartz crystal
Image displays specimen approx. 4 cm in size.
Prehnite
Image displays specimen approx. 9 cm in size.
Polished Stones
Image displays stones approx. 2 cm - 4 cm in size.
Jasper
Image displays stones approx. 2 cm - 8 cm in size.
Obsidian
Image displays stone approx. 6 cm in size.
Green Geode
Image displays specimen approx. 6 cm in size.
Geode
Image displays specimen approx. 5 cm in size.
Agate Slice
Image displays specimen approx. 10 cm in size.
Amethyst
Image displays specimen approx. 8 cm in size.
Fairy Stone
Image displays stone approx. 6 cm in size.
Flourite
Image displays specimen approx. 5 cm in size.
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New England High Grade Box

Tourmaline
Image displays specimens approx. .5 cm - 3 cm in size. These are much more prevalent in our New England High Grade Box than the Mt. Mica Straight Run Box.
Tourmaline and Cookeite
Image displays specimen approx. 7 cm in size. Complex mineralization often found within open cavities in the ground called "pockets". Notice the Green Tourmaline in matrix.
Rose Quartz
Image displays stone approx. 15 cm in size. Careful, these beautiful pink stones can be sharp in spots!
Quartz Crystals
Image displays specimens approx. 5 cm - 16 cm in size. Notice the symmetrical crystal structure. None of these are cut or polished by man!
Quartz Crystal Specimine Iron Staining
Image displays specimen approx. 6 cm in size. Hundreds of tiny crystals can be intricately placed on these specimens. The orange coloration is iron staining.
Purple Lepidolite Specimine
Image displays specimen approx. 9 cm in size.
Pink Tourmaline in Purple Lepidolite
Image displays specimen approx. 6 cm in size. Notice the pink Tourmaline embedded in the Lepidolite, with Feldspar holding it all together.
Green Tourmaline in Cookeite and Feldspar
Image displays specimen approx. 9 cm in size. Tourmaline can form in weird and interesting circumstances sometimes. This specimen shows green Tourmaline crystals embedded in green Cookeite all holding on to a Feldspar crystal.
Four Tourmaline
Image displays specimens approx. 4 cm - 5 cm in size. These are some higher quality Tourmaline crystals. Note the Watermelon configuration on the left most Tourmaline.
Amethyst and Smokey Amethyst Crystals
Image displays specimens approx. 4 cm - 5 cm in size.
Beryl
Image displays specimen approx. 6 cm in size. Beryl is the opaque form of Aquamarine.
Cookeite
Image displays specimen approx. 4 cm in size. More Cookeite. Remember you can often find Quartz crystals and Tourmaline imbedded within Cookeite, due to its complex nature.
Blue and Green Tourmoline Chunk
Image displays specimen approx. 6 cm in size.
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Tourmaline and Cookeite

Image displays specimen approx. 7 cm in size. Complex mineralization often found within open cavities in the ground called "pockets". Notice the Green Tourmaline in matrix.