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Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 11.08.2022 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted a new update featuring the first of many specimens to come, from the collection of my friend Tracy A. Kimmel. Tracy built an excellent, substantial collection of fine minerals, and I acquired it this year. I have also written a post about Tracy (see Profiles and Tributes), and I really hope you’ll enjoy reading about her – she was a remarkable person.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 09.07.2022 | Filed under: Latest, Profiles and Tributes

  Tracy A. Kimmel (1963-2021) was a Canadian mineral collector who built an excellent worldwide collection, with particularly strong sub-collections of arsenic minerals and quartz.  She was of course so much more – and, together with her mineral collection, that’s what I’d like to share with you. I first “met” Tracy online, long before we […]

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 08.30.2022 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted new worldwide mineral specimens from the Gerald Panneton collection. This update features spectacular pieces, some of which are right up with the best I’ve offered on the website.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 03.16.2022 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added excellent new specimens from the John S. White collection. The theme of this update began as quartz with inclusions, but there are specimens exhibiting other phenomena as well – phantoms, zoning, selective deposition.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 09.10.2021 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

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.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 07.15.2021 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added more gorgeous specimens in this latest update from the John S. White quartz collection.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 06.06.2021 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

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.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 05.28.2021 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

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.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.04.2021 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added some absolutely superb specimens from the collection of John S. White. These are mixed international highlights from the display case in John’s library/study – they are exquisite pieces!

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 08.07.2020 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve added some great new specimens in this latest update from the Steve Szilard Collection. These are beautiful pieces from around the world.

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.