Mineral & Fossil Information

Want to know about the minerals, crystals & fossils sold at Taos Rockers?

Here's a compilation of information from various sources about their mineralogy and geology*, and the metaphysical, spiritual and healing** properties.*** 

Click on the letter of the item you're interested in to go straight to that part of the listing. 

Please note that some of the minerals and fossils listed may not be currently available at Taos Rockers.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
actinolite
adamite         
agate       
albite
allophane
altaite               
amazonite       
amber            
amethyst
ametrine
ammonite 
analcime
Apache tear - see obsidian    
apatite            
apophyllite   
aquamarine
aragonite
arsenopyrite
aurichalcite
austinite
Aura quartz
aurichalcite
aventurine
azurite

B

Baker Geodes (thunder eggs) - see Geodes
Barite
Bastnasite
Beryl
Bloodstone
Brochantite
Brucite

C

Calcite
Carnelian
Cassiterite
Celestite
Cerussite
Chabazite
Chalcedony
Chalcopyrite
Charoite
Chlorite
Chrome Diopside
Chrysoberyl
Chrysocolla
Chrysoprase - see Chalcedony
Citrine
Columbite
Copper
Coral (fossil)
Crocoite
Cuprite

D

Danburite
Descloisite
Diopside
Dioptase
Dolomite
Dumortierite

E

Echinoid (fossil sea urchin, sand dollar)
Emerald
Epidote
Erythrite

F

Ferro-axinite
Fish (fossil)
Fluorapatite - see apatite
Fluorite
Franklinite
Fuchsite

G

Gabbro, Indigo
Galena
Garnet
Gaspeite
Gastropod (fossil)
Geode
Goethite
Gypsum

H

Halite
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Herkimer "Diamond"
Heulandite - see Zeolite
Holmquistite

I

Idocrase
Ilvaite

J

Jade
Jasper
Jet

K

K2 Jasper - see jasper
Kyanite

L

Labradorite
Lapis lazuli
Larimar
Lemurian Quartz
Lepidolite
Libyan Desert Glass - see tektite
Linarite

M

Magnetite
Malachite
Meteorite
Microcline
Mimetite
Moldavite - see tektite
Molybdenite
Mookaite - see Jasper
Moonstone
Moqui Balls (shaman stone)
Mordenite
Morganite
Mottramite
Mugglestone (tiger-iron)
Muscovite

N


O

Obsidian
Olivine
Onyx
Opal
Orpiment
Orthoclase

P

Pearl
Peridot
Petrified Wood
Pietersite
Pinolith
Planerite
Prehnite
Puddingstone
Pyrite

Q

Quartz

R

Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Ricardite
Rosasite
Rose Quartz - see Quartz
Ruby

S

Sapphire
Scolecite
Selenite
Seraphinite
Shiva lingham
Shungite
Siderite
Silver ore
Smithsonite
Smoky Quartz
Sodalite
Sphalerite
Staurolite
Stibnite
Stilbite
Stromatolite (fossil)
Sulphur
Sunstone
Super 7

T

Tanzanite - see Zoisite
Teeth (fossil)
Tektite
Thulite - see Zoisite
Tiffany Stone
Tigers Eye
Topaz
Tourmaline
Trilobite (fossil)
Turquoise

U

Unakite
Uralite
Uvarovite - see Garnet

V

Vanadinite
Variscite
Vesuvianite
Volborthite

W

Wavellite
Wulfenite

X


Y


Z

Zeolites
Zoisite

  

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Information is from the following sources:

* Mineralogical information is from mindat.org

** Always consult with your medical professional for any physical or long-term healing issues.

*** Metaphysical properties come from: 

Love Is in the Earth (1995) Melody, Earth-Love Publishing House, 726 pp.

The Crystal Bible, A Definitive Guide to Crystals (2003) Judy Hall, Walking Stick Press, 399 pp.

Crystal Muse (2017) Heather Askinosie and Timmi Jandro, Hay House, 285 pp.

Crystal Gridwork (2018) Kiera Fogg, Weiser Books, 128 pp.