Mineral Collecting in Maine

Virtual Tour

  • Our virtual tour is a series of photos which portray some of the minerals found in Maine, the State's mining history, and the hobby of mineral collecting.

A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities

  • The Survey's popular Collector's Guide to Maine Minerals is now available in an online edition. Maps and descriptions of collecting sites are available as PDF files for download.
  • Chapter 6 of the online guide contains detailed maps, directions, mineral lists, and other data for individual collecting localities.
  • Only sites currently open for collecting are listed. Collectors should consult the list of closed mineral localities before planning any collecting excursions.

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Last updated on March 30, 2018