Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 03.03.2015 | Filed under: Latest, Mineral Shows

Every March, Toronto hosts PDAC, the huge mining industry convention. This year, my former partners at Stikeman Elliott invited me to set up mineral displays for their annual dinner during PDAC. It was not only great to be back and seeing everyone, but fun to spend a night with great minerals under the lights.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 10.30.2014 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

This Democratic Republic of Congo Update features fine azurites from a new find at Kibwi, an excellent primary malachite from the Tantara Mine and deep pink cobaltoan calcite from Kolwesi.

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.