Fluorite Update

Hello everyone, As part of my ongoing collaboration with John & Robert Lawson I’m pleased to let you know that I have just taken delivery of new set of top quality English and Irish fluorite specimens. I will begin listing these specimens today, but as a taster, here are some photos to illustrate what you

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Connemara Fluorite – Update

Just a quick update to let you all know that I have just received a new batch of super specimens from this great new find. Below are photos of a few of the new specimens that show some of the interesting features of these crystals, including the bevelled edges, the deep purple cores of first

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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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Available British Fluorite Localities

For those of you with a particular interest in collecting fluorite specimens, below is a full list of the English fluorite localities from which I can obtain specimens. Simply get in touch with me with any queries or requests that you may have I will get back to you with more specific information/ availability of specimens.

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Introducing Boltsburn!

  Fig.1 – Fluorite crystals with phantoms associated with quartz crystals. FOV6.5cm I’m sure that many of you are well aware of the Boltsburn Mine in County Durham, England, but I must admit that I knew very little about it until I started noticing a flurry of fluorite specimens from there appearing on the mineral

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