About Our Store

Welcome to Terra Minerals, an online mineral store offering earth’s treasures in their natural beauty! Below is a summary of what you can expect from your experience with Terra Mineral’s online store. If you have questions please feel free to Contact Us.

  • The slide show on the Home page introduces you to a few of Terra Minerals’ products. You can stop and start the slide show at any time by clicking on the pause/play button on the left side of the slide show. If you would like to view more information about a specific mineral, click on the mineral’s name at the top left of the slide show.
  • Click on the Shop button in the menu to browse our minerals. There are several search options on the right side of the shopping pages:
    • Default Sorting – Use the drop down list to select minerals by “Popularity”, “Newness”, “Priced Low to High”, or “Priced High to Low”.
    • Search for a Mineral by Name, State or Country – Type the name of a mineral in the search box and click on the search button. All of the minerals with the keyword or key phrase that was entered will display. (E.g., “quartz” will bring up all minerals with the word “quartz” in the name.) Enter the name of a US state or a country to see all of the minerals from that area.
    • Minerals in our eStore – This is a list of all of the specimens for sale in our eStore. Drop the list and select the mineral you would like to see. Specimens often include multiple minerals. Each specimen has been categorized to include all known minerals. For example, “Rhodochrosite with Galena and Pyrite” will display when any of the mineral names “Rhodochrosite”, “Galena” or “Pyrite” are selected from the list.
  • Click on a specific mineral to view information including full description, locale, price, weight, and size. Thumbnail images of related minerals will be listed on the lower part of the page under “Related Products”. These could be specimens with similar mineral make up, similar name, or from the same general locale.
    • To see a close up of the mineral, mouse over the image and a magnifying glass will appear. If your mouse has a scroll button, scroll up and down to change the size of the magnifying glass. Clicking on the image will open a light box and display a larger image.
  • While browsing the Terra Minerals online store, place your selections in your shopping Cart by clicking the “Add to Cart” button.
    • When you’re finished shopping, “Checkout”. Shipping will be calculated at this time and is based on shipping from Colorado Springs, Colorado, to your shipping address. A small fee will be added to the shipping cost to cover the cost of shipping materials.
    • Sales tax will only be calculated for Colorado shipping addresses.
    • “Buy Now” will transfer your shopping Cart, sales tax, if applicable, and shipping information to PayPal where you can pay with your PayPal account or a credit/debit card.
    • A receipt of your purchase will be emailed to you and you will be notified, by email, of each change of status to your order.
    • Shipping will be completed within 24 hours of payment receipt. Depending on your location you will receive your beautiful minerals via USPS in 2 to 7 days.
    • My Account” is optional but recommended. All information stored in “My Account” is secure and will be used to store your shipping, contact, and order information. At a minimum we need your shipping address and your email address if you would like to receive status updates about your order. If you choose not to create an account, you may process your purchase as a visitor. If you are concerned about how your stored information will be used, please read our Privacy Policy.
    • All photographs and content are copyrighted and are the intellectual property of Terra Minerals, LLC as outline in our Terms and Conditions. If you would like to use one of our photographs for personal or educational purposes, please Contact Us.

    For more information regarding shipping, cancellation, and returns, please see our Shipping, Cancellation, and Returns Policy page.

    Thank you for visiting Terra Minerals online mineral store. We look forward to sharing our beautiful minerals with you and hope you enjoy your experience!