Mineral Hall

Elbaite

Elbaite, (Na(Li,Al)3Al6(BO3)3Si6O18(OH)4, showing zoning
Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego County, California
Gift of Merlin J. Norton
UMNH.MC.0005, UMNH.MC.0006, Buranek Collection

Rutile

Rutile, TiO2, on pyrophyllite
Champion Mine, Mono County, California
Gift of Merlin J. Norton
UMNH.MC.0836, Buranek Collection