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Quartz, var. Amethyst, Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat Province, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 03.09.2019 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted great new amethyst specimens in this Indonesia Update. Known as “grape amethyst”, these pieces feature beautiful groups of amethyst balls.

ArizonaSunset
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.27.2019 | Filed under: Latest, Mineral Shows

The report from Tucson 2019, with great new specimens. Also a few views of the winter wonderland to which I returned back home…

Calcite (Twinned), Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.27.2019 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added some super new specimens in this Elmwood Update. This update features beautiful high-quality twinned calcite crystals, and also a great fluorite.

Quartz, Tinejdad, Er Rachidia Province, Morocco
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 01.03.2019 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted some excellent new specimens in this Tinejdad Red Quartz Update. The quartz crystals from the Tinejdad area in Er Rachidia Province, Morocco, contain red colouring, red zones, or distinct red phantoms, due to included iron.

Wulfenite, Les Dalles, Mibladen Mining District, Midelt Province, Morocco
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 11.14.2018 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted a small number of specimens in this Morocco Update. From a recent find at Mibladen, there are vibrant orange wulfenite crystals – the colour of these crystals is intense. I have also posted top quality blue barites from Jebel Ouichane – these are from about four years ago (this locality is no longer producing).

Clinozoisite, Cerro San Cristobal, San Vincente de Cañete, Cañete Province, Lima Dept., Peru
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 05.31.2018 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added some great new specimens in this Clinozoisite Update. These clinozoisites were found in 2017. Excellent display specimens of clinozoisite are generally uncommon – these are really nice!

Pyrite Iron-Cross Twin, Gachalá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 05.22.2018 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted a small number of excellent pyrite iron cross twins from Colombia in this update.