Minerals of Scotland

A Collector's Guide to Scotland's Minerals - Over 285 mineral photographs and 85 location photographs.
Introductory & illustrated articles on the minerals of the United Kingdom - Hosted Articles - Weblinks.

Leadhills & Wanlockhead, Strontian, the Isle of Skye... Scotland has several world famous and classic mineral locations.

The Leadhills & Wanlockhead area has contributed much to mineralogy and has produced classic collector specimens.
Strontian is another important locality and the discovery site for the element strontium.
The Isle of Skye, a classic area for zeolite minerals, acts like a magnet for field collectors.

Scotland is well-known for its agates, has numerous mineral species type localities and some recent collecting sites.
It also has numerous burns or streams to pan in for gold...
To find out more on the minerals of Scotland, enter the site and follow the links. Enjoy your visit!!




MOSS AGATE - Ayrshire.

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Minerals of Scotland - 2013