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Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 03.29.2020 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added great new specimens in a new update of pieces from the Steve Szilard Collection. Steve is a well-known and highly respected Canadian mineral collector and this update includes fine mineral specimens from all over the world.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 07.03.2015 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

In this Broken Hill Update, I’ve added a small group of fine specimens from the classic Australian locality. Today the best sources for classic specimens from Broken Hill are old collections – these are from the collection of Milton Lavers, who was a well-known collector from Broken Hill.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 06.12.2015 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added a new Namibia Update with selected excellent specimens from the Tsumeb Mine and also from the Kaokoveld Plateau in Namibia.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 11.21.2014 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

This China Update features a diverse group of excellent specimens, including super fluorite, ilvaite and löllingite from the Huanggang Mines in Inner Mongolia. Also included are beautiful pieces from the Yaoganxian Mine and other well-known Chinese localities. There are connoisseur level pieces here.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 03.13.2014 | Filed under: Latest, Mineral Shows

Each year when “Tucson” nears, I’m like a kid who can’t wait to race downstairs on Christmas morning. Just the chance to experience the sprawling mineral shows all over the city (known collectively in Mineral World simply as “Tucson”)… there is so much to see! This is a brief blog post about a few finds from Tucson 2014.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.10.2014 | Filed under: Adventurers, Latest

Who could pass up the chance to adventure in one of the world’s greatest mineral countries? Morocco hosts to some of the great contemporary specimen producing localities of our time, in a beautiful region with stunning landscapes.