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"Providing fine minerals online since 2000"

Welcome to our mineral store on the world wide web!

Hi, My name is Carl Acosta. Welcome to Mineral Maniacs, a site devoted to providing you with fine mineral specimens. I select pieces based on aesthetics, high quality, and good value.

As for me, I have been a mineral collector for over 30 years. I am located in the USA, in Southern California. I am an absolute fanatic of fine mineral and crystal specimens, hence this site is appropriately named Mineral Maniacs!

Watch me on the very first webcast from The-Vug.com!

Here I am smiling after getting into a quartz pocket.

Ordering is easy. Simply send an email to me describing what you are interested in and I will contact you to make arrangements to get your order to you.

If you would like to contact me right away and have Yahoo IM, please ping me here:

For complete ordering details please see the ordering page.

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