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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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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Lovely Zoned Fluorite Crystals

Fluorite is without doubt one of the most popular mineral types for collectors. It is found in many different crystal forms and colours plus crystals often display attractive colour zoning. This is one such example from the Seata Mine, Wensleydale in Yorkshire, UK. Although the crystals are small they have amazing clarity and display this very distinct type

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