Special Wisconsin Mineral Localities


These are special localitions in the state that have produced excellent mineral specimens, and are important parts of the state's mineralogical heritage. Many are "mineralogical rain forests" where many rare mineral species are found together within a small area due to some unique combination of geological processes.

Carnes Quarry Douglas County.

Fern Pegmatites Florence County.

Montreal Iron Mine Iron County.

Calumet-Hecla Lead-Zinc Mine Lafayette County.

Jackson County Iron Mine Jackson County.

Wimmer #3 "rotten granite" Quarry Marathon County.

Estabrook Park Milwaukee County.

Flambeau Copper Mine Rusk County.

Dresser Trap Rock Quarry Polk County.

Lutz - Vulcan Quarry Winnebago County.

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