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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Top Irish Amethyst Crystals!!

Another amazing specimen from the John & Robert Lawson Collection – a large plate of deep purple amethyst crystals from Keem, Achill Island, Ireland. The specimen is approximately 8 inches high with many of the crystals also displaying an attractive overgrowth of rust orange coloured iron oxides.

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A trio of new Irish specimens

Hello all, New specimens to the website today are three lovely Irish specimens including 2 from the super Tynagh Mine in County Galway. The Tynagh Mine is, with good reason, regarded as Irelands richest mineral locality, with over 100 different mineral species noted from there so far (see Mindat page). In its heyday the mine

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