Irish Fluorite – New Find!!

I may be biased, but I think, given its geographical size, the little island of Ireland does punch above its weight in terms of the wonderful range of minerals that can be found here. Occasionally, however, a new find occurs that just blows me away, and without doubt, the new find of blue fluorite crystals in

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Collecting Ireland – Zeolites 1 – Fallowvee, Waterfoot, County Antrim

Irish Zeolite Localities The Antrim Basalt Formation in County Antrim, Northern Ireland has long been a source of varied and interesting zeolite minerals. A combination of rugged coastline cliffs and multiple ‘road stone’ quarries has meant that good quality specimens can be obtained from multiple locations, serving to show the diversity of zeolite mineral occurrence

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