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The 2018 Springfield Mineral Show, Part 2

This is our second post of the The East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show (AKA the Springfield Show), and it features some of the exhibit displays of Dave and Karen DeBruin's fabulous mineral collection.

This post highlights some of their cases at the show, which include a display on Michigan Copper; Calcite minerals from Racine, Wisconsin; minerals from Santa Barbara, Honduras; Quartz oddities from worldwide localities; blue Celestine (mostly from the Midwest); minerals from Cave-in-Rock, Illinois; and several cases of Galena, Apophyllite, Calcite.



Michigan Copper from the Keweenaw Peninsula Region
Michigan Copper from the Keweenaw Peninsula Region

Minerals from Racine, Wisconsin, including color-zoned Gray Calcite
Minerals from Racine, Wisconsin, including color-zoned Gray Calcite

Minerals from the El Mochito Mine, Santa Barbara Dept., Honduras
Minerals from the El Mochito Mine, Santa Barbara Dept., Honduras

Quartz Crystal Color Diversity and Habits
Quartz Crystal Color Diversity and Habits

Second Case of Quartz Crystal Color Diversity and Habits
Second Case of Quartz Crystal Color Diversity and Habits

Galena Crystals from Russia (Dal'Negorsk) and Eastern Europe (mostly Romania)
Galena Crystals from Russia (Dal'Negorsk) and Eastern Europe (mostly Romania)

Galena Crystals from the Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
Galena Crystals from the Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Miscellaneous Worldwide Minerals
Miscellaneous Worldwide Minerals

Unusual Calcite Crystals from Worldwide Localities
Unusual Calcite Crystals from Worldwide Localities

Large Display Calcite Crystals from the Midwest (and one Loner from New York)
Large Display Calcite Crystals from the Midwest (and one Loner from New York)

Blue  Celestine mostly from Michigan, with a few from Ohio and 2 from Madagascar
Blue Celestine, Mostly from Michigan, with a Few from Ohio and Two from Madagascar

Minerals from Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois
Minerals from Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois

Large Display Galena from the Tri-State District of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri
Large Display Galena from the Tri-State District of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri

Apophyllite from the Deccan Traps at Maharashtra State, India
Apophyllite from the Deccan Traps at Maharashtra State, India

Another Case of Apophyllite from the Deccan Traps at Maharashtra State, India
Another Case of Apophyllite from the Deccan Traps at Maharashtra State, India