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Now For Sale – A Museum Sized Amethyst from Anahi Mine, Bolivia

Amethyst Anahi Mine (Anai Mine), La Gaiba District, Sandoval Province, Santa Cruz Division, Bolivia &#one hundred sixty; This Amethyst was mined through the early days of the mine’s operations, and it’s LARGE. So giant we needed to make a video … Continue reading

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Website Sale!

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KRISTALLE Stepping Into Some RAREfied Territory…..

We have four – only four specimens of Wittichenite from Cattle Grid pit, Mt. Gunson mine, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia These brilliant crystals were thought to be Chalcocite when found. In 2008 they were identified as Wittichenite. The locality was … Continue reading

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Champion Mine, California

Many a night have Wayne and I spent in this cabin! Back in our early days we made this hike at least twice a year for many years. The best augelite we found was green and it is in the … Continue reading

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Tucson Show 2015 – Report 1

Hello from Tucson! It is that time of year again when Dinosaurs and Dealers invade Tucson for nearly a month of shows, at over 40 locations across the city. We exhibit at three different mineral shows – the first is the … Continue reading

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Tucson Show 2015 – Report 2 – Westward Look

Welcome to our second show report from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, this time from the Westward Look Resort in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains. This is the Tucson Fine Mineral Show and we are joined by about … Continue reading

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Tucson Show Report 3 – TGMS Show

Hello and welcome to our first show report from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society Show. For many this heralds the end of the Tucson season, as the final mineral show. We alway urge people to stay to see this … Continue reading

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Tucson Show Report 4 – TGMS

In our second report from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society Show we bring you photos of the special displays and also specimens and new finds from around the show. Friday morning is always children’s morning, with many groups of … Continue reading

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Wayne’s Library – Bryan Swoboda

THE man with the film camera, Bryan Swoboda, was our guest for a few days. A year ago we started a project with him and this recent visit should finish it. Bryan has done a film of Wayne’s vast library … Continue reading

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Tucson Show Report 2016

This year marks our 45th year of business, or Sapphire Anniversary, and it just so happens that this years theme at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (TGMS) is “Shades of Blue: Minerals of the World” This year we are … Continue reading

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