MARYLAND MINERALS offers slide shows in Google's Picasa with over 100 images of a wide variety and range of spectacular mineral specimens that were collected in Maryland. Links are also provided to articles and other sites pertinent to mineral collecting in Maryland including organizations, clubs, and sources for purchasing Maryland minerals.

Maryland Collected Minerals Slideshow

Smithsonian Slideshow

Maryland Minerals for Sale

Mineral Bliss Blog


Club Links:


Baltimore Mineral Society

Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Society

Mineralogical Society of the District of Columbia

Delaware Mineralogical Society

Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Gem, Lapidary & Mineral Society of Montgomery Co. MD

Maryland Geological Society

Southern Maryland Rock & Mineral Club

Gem Mineral & Lapidary Society of Washington, D.C. Club


Article Links:


The Dinning Rutile Prospect

The Bare Hills Copper Mine

A History of Chromite and Copper in Maryland

The Minerals of Frostburg

New London Mine 2008

A Descriptive Catalog of Minerals Occurring in the Vicinity of Baltimore Maryland

The Minerals of Hunting Hill Quarry, Rockville, Maryland

The Dyer Quarry

The Mountain View Lead Mine

Bob Eberle's Baltimore County Digs

Regional Collecting Guide Awaits Update

Fred Parker Maryland Collection Highlights

New Public Maryland Mineral Exhibit

Visit to Maryland Geological Survey

Fred Parker: A Maryland Mineral Perspective

Maryland MInerals at the Harvard Mineralogical Museum

Carrollite and the Cobalt Sulphides of Carroll Cy.,MD

Word from Harvard on Chromite and Magnetite from Bare HIlls

Mineral Mastery at an Early Age

Jonathan Ertman: Maryland's Mr. Garnet

Uncovering a Spectacular Maryland Specimen

Additional Maryland Minerals at Harvard Mineralogical Museum

Marylands Good Old Days Recalled in Tucson

ANSP Maryland Mineral Suite Comes Home

Some Dazzling Maryland Microminerals

Gold and Anatase in Harford County Maryland

Panning for Anatase in Harford County Part II

Maryland Mineralogy Presented at Rochester Symposium

On Lessons Learned from John S.White

Deweylite Confusion

Collecting at Havre de Grace Quarry

An All But Forgotten Maryland Gypsum Find

Remembering Larry Krause

Discovering Quartz Crystals Near Burkittsville MD

Maryland's Embarrassing State Gemstone

Mr. Tyson's Chrome Pit

Recent Feat for Maryland Prodigy Jessica Simonoff

Jeff Nagy Visits John White

Chalcotrichite at Bare Hills in 2011

A Mineralogical Hike Near Baltimore

Maryland's Geology: The Book

Cummingtonite, Amphibole-Anthophyllite, or Bronzite

A Staurolite Find Near Baltimore

A Maryland Native Gold Classic

Maryland Minerals in the Smithsonian Collection

Panning for gold carrollite vesuvianite in Carroll County

The Desautels Symposium and Micromounters Hall of Fame

Largest Native Maryland Faceted Gemstone in Existence

A New Old Baltimore County Locality

John S. White Compares Munich to Tucson

An humongous Maryland Collected Ruby Corundum

Bob Conkwright Reflects on his Giant Maryland Corundum

Opal at Bare Hills

Unusual Finds in Harford County

Wood's Chrome Pit Today

Mineralogical Ramblings in Cecil County

New Treasures at the Delaware Mineralogical Museum

Baltimore City Diggings at Herring Run

Feldspar Mining in Maryland

Maryland Minerals A to C

Maryland Minerals D to L

Maryland MInerals M to P

Maryland Minerals S to Z

A Rock Shop in Cockeysville

Updates to the Maryland MInerals Website

Minerals of the Greenspring Quarry in Baltimore County, MD

An Unique example of Maryland Jewelry

Fred Parker Updates his 2005 Hunting Hill Mineralogical Record Article

Historical Maryland Mineralogical Epiphany

The Mineralogical Legacy of Baltimorean Robert Gilmor

Stumped on a Rock from Baltimore's Stony Run

Great Maryland Exhibits Great Show


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