Excellent new laumontite specimens are from two finds: one at Stronach Brook in the summer of 2021 and another at Harbourville in 2020.
New “chocolate laumontites” from a single pocket at Long Beach, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada. To my knowledge, this pocket was unique – I’ve never seen or heard of laumontite like these specimens.
I’ve added excellent specimens from the John S. White quartz collection. The specimens in this update are from China and include real killers from John’s collection.
I’ve posted a great selection of U.S. specimens from many different collections in the new US Update. There are specimens from the collections of Rock Currier, Robert Bartsch, John S. White, Pete Richards, Steve Szilard and from my collection too.
I’ve posted excellent new specimens from the John S. White quartz collection, representing many different phenomena of quartz crystallization, also from a great diversity of localities and mineral environments.
I’ve added great specimens from the Pete Richards collection, from localities around the world, including Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, Greece, Bolivia, Peru, Mexico and more.
I’ve added more gorgeous specimens in this latest update from the John S. White quartz collection.
New specimens from the Pete Richards collection, from the Steep Rock Mine, Atikokan, Rainy River District, Ontario.
I’ve posted the second update of many specimens to come from the John S. White quartz collection. In this update there are many specimens with inclusions.
I’ve just added the first of many specimens to come from the John S. White quartz collection. This is a superb quartz collection with wonderful specimens spanning quartz varieties, habits and localities of all kinds.
And we’re back! Springtime in the woods! Rochester! Except… of course we are not fully back. Stay-at-home orders, lockdowns and closed borders continue. No worries – we figured this out last year! So, the 48th annual Rochester Mineralogical Symposium was once again an online event, the eRMS 2021.
I’ve added beautiful new specimens from the Pete Richards collection. These are great tourmaline crystals from localities around the world, including Brazil, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Namibia and Myanmar.