~~~ Welcome to Taranis Minerals ~~~
Trading online and at UK Mineral Shows since 2009
Welcome to the Taranis website, offering high quality minerals from around the world at affordable prices and specialising in miniature & small cabinet sized aesthetic and rare specimens. Postage is possible to almost anywhere and payment can be made via credit or debit card in most major currencies using Paypal. To view minerals currently on offer please use the search options above or click one of the quick links below.
COVID-19 notice: It is still possible to dispatch specimens unless deliveries are
restricted to your destination; please email to enquire
Update June 2020 - more specimens added, including a rare scorodite from Japan and an excellent löllingite from China.
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Recently acquired - Mark Shatkin collection including numerous rare ans esthetic pieces from the former USSR. Also excellent specimens ex. Shirley Adrian collection. Please email for details of stock not yet on the website.
UK Shows 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE: The Oxford show in May has been cancelled. 2020: This year Taranis Minerals will be attending the Oxford Mineral Shows, the Southampton Mineral and Fossil Show, the Bakewell Rock Exchange and the Sussex Hawards Heath Show. Click here for the 2020 Show List.
The most important aim of Taranis is to have happy customers who are delighted with their purchases. Every effort is made to represent specimens as accurately as possible. However, if a specimen does not live up to expectations a full refund will be provided subject to the following Returns Policy.
For information about specimen photographs and how best to view them please see this Photo Info page. For information about mineral sizes and size categories please see this Size Info page.
Striking zoned fluorite from Inner Mongolia. £325.
Beautiful calcite with hematite inclusions from Hunan Province, China. £75.
Unusual apatite from a 2019 find in Mpwapwa, Tanzania. £48.
Great pyromorphite from a classic German locality. £90.