~~~ Welcome to Taranis Minerals ~~~
Trading online and at UK Mineral Shows since 2009
Welcome to our website. We offer high quality minerals from around the world at affordable prices and specialise in aesthetic miniature & small cabinet specimens and aesthetic rare minerals. We post specimens to almost anywhere in the world and accept payment via credit or debit card in most major currencies using Paypal. To view minerals that we currently have on offer please use the search options above or click the quick links to recent updates or one of our current favourites listed below.
RECENT UPDATES - January 2017: We have added an unusual vanadinite from the USA, a fantastic gemmy emerald thumbnail, classic spessartine from Tanzania, a proustite from Morroco and a stunning axinite from a new find in Dal'negorsk in 2016. Update December 2016: We have added a few classic British minerals including a Hilton Mine fluorite, brewsterite from Strontian and an analcime from Skye.
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November 2016 - We have changed the mineral information pages so that the photos are larger and better resolution to make it easier to see details of the specimens. We have updated photos for recently added specimens and will gradually update the rest over the coming months.
UK Shows 2017
This year we will be attending theOxford Mineral Shows, the Southampton Mineral and Fossil Show, the Bakewell Rock Exchange and the Sussex Hawards Heath Show. Click here for our 2017 Show List. If you visit any of these shows and there are specimens on our website that you would like to see in person then do drop us an email and we will bring them along.
We want you to be delighted with your purchases and we make every effort to represent specimens as accurately as possible. However, if a specimen does not live up to expectations we will provide a full refund subject to our Returns Policy.
For information about our specimen photographs and how best to view them please see our Photo Info page. For information about mineral sizes and size categories please see our Size Info page.
Classic Fluorite from the Hilton Mine, Cumbria, UK. A lovely small cabinet sized specimen from this famous locality. £60.
Gorgeous Halite stacked cubes coloured green by copper minerals, fluoresces bright orange under SW UV. New find in 2016 from Lubin, Poland. £42.
Highly unusualpink apophyllite in a rosette like formation, very pretty piece from Maharashtra, India. £42.
Gorgeous Columbian emerald thumbnail with abundant gemmy terminated crystals, small but perfectly formed! £150.