This report is a summary about what has been going on with our featured mineral-dealers during the past month.
This month, there were two website updates from The Arkenstone both launched on July the 13th.
The first one includes a large and fine selection of minerals from the Ross C. Lillie collection. Nearly half of them are already sold but there are still plenty of excellent specimens available in there.
Here are two of my favorites:
Their second update included a mix of minerals from worldwide localities. One of my favorites:
Hundreds or maybe thousands of minerals have been available on e-rocks this month, from various dealers from all around the world. Their auctions included all sorts of mineral specimens from rarities and micromounts up to cabinet-sized classics offering a huge variety and diversity to the happy bidders!
Here are three highlights:
Weinrich minerals with frequent website updates & auctions offer a great variety of minerals at nearly all price levels! July was an interesting month as usual and I would strongly encourage that you visit their website and use their advanced search tool to find a specimen for your collection!
Here are my favorites from their latest updates:
Bob Griffis Minerals kept their website up to date with three new mineral updates this month!
Their first update included thumbnails from a collection they acquired recently. Here is a nice one:
Their second update included Magnetite specimens from Utah with some unusual associations!
Their third update and last one for this month included California Fluorites!
Christos Spiromitros from GreekRocks has been posting weekly auctions on e-rocks with some of his better Greek Minerals and he will keep launching auctions in a weekly basis. Their latest update included some superb minerals from Greece and here are some of the highlights:
A gigantic fluorite specimen from Lavrion:
A killer miniature of Glaucocerinite from the Type Locality:
A rich, sizeable and excellent annabergite specimen from Lavrion:
We will be posting reports from more dealers soon as most of the well-known mineral dealers have already accepted our invitation to join this venture and they will be with us soon!