Steve Smale


Each photograph is of a mineral specimen, from the collection of my wife, Clara, and myself. Our collection was started in 1969, partly with the realization that, while enjoying a moderate income, we could obtain some of the finest crystals, even competing with the best museums.

image Malachite image Big tourmaline image Tourmaline image Herminophite

image Barite image Aquamarine Note: Mesolite image "twinned" calcite

Note: Rhodochrosite image Wulfenite image Varascite

image Paryte