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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 03.29.2020 | 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 08.29.2019 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted the first in a series of updates with superb specimens from John White’s collection. These wonderful high-quality specimens from John’s collection are from a wide range of localities (classic to contemporary) and include a variety of minerals.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 05.19.2016 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

I’ve posted excellent new Kazakhstan dioptase specimens in the Dioptase Update – May 2016.. These beautiful specimens were mined in 2015, and acquired from the team currently conducting specimen mining at Altyn Tyube soon afterward.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 03.12.2015 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

The beautiful dioptase specimens in this Dioptase Update were found recently – I acquired them from the team currently conducting specimen mining at Altyn Tyube, Kazakhstan.

Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 07.10.2014 | Filed under: Latest, Recent Mineral Updates

Beautiful new dioptase specimens from Mindouli, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) – these were mined very recently and arrived in Europe a few days before Sainte-Marie. Sharp, lustrous and of course, wonderful green, these dioptase specimens are now posted under Dioptase – July 2014 Update.