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2016 Online Report!

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This report shows some highlights from our featured mineral-dealers for the past 3 months!

– The Arkenstone

The Arkenstone has been very active for the past trimester with 4 major website updates and hundrends of fine minerals on!

Do not forget to check frequently, there are lots of fine mineral specimens available there, starting at 10$!

Here are a couple of  specimens from their latest update that caught my eye:

1 – Adamite (Cuprian and REE-enriched) – Hilarion mine, Lavrion, Greece – Miniature

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2 – Rhodochrosite ps. Calcite, with Quartz – Madem-Lakkos mine, Chalkidiki, Greece

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– Weinrich Minerals

Weinrich minerals is one of the most active mineral dealers online. They add dozens of news specimens weekly, update their discounted galleries and auction minerals at their own Auction venue.

I picked two specimens from their latest updates that I love.

1 – Aquamarine on Quartz – Shigar Valley, Pakistan – Cabinet

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2 – Elbaite with Lepidolite – Barra de Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil – Cabinet

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– Spirifer Minerals

Spirifer Minerals is one of the most active European dealerships with presence at all major mineral shows. They also have a strong online presence with an Online Store and Auctions. What I also love about them are the very interesting articles they publish on their website!

Here are two mineral specimens from their online store that I specifically like:

1 – Fluorite – Rogerley mine, United Kingdom – Small Cabinet

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2 – Cerussite – Nakhlak mine, Anarak, Iran – Small Cabinet

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– Bob Griffis Minerals

Bob Griffis has also been quite active for the past few months with several website updates. They specialize in classic and uncommon localities and they offer great terms & reasonable pricing.

I picked these two mineral specimens from their latest updates:

1 – Hematite with Quartz – Veta Grande claim, La Paz co., Arizona, USA – Miniature

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2 – Elbaite – Himalaya mine, San Diego county, California, USA – Thumbnail

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– Viamineralia

Viamineralia has impressed us once again with their fine mineral updates and auctions on e-rocks!

Here are my two picks from their website:

1 – Mimetite – Pingtouling mine, China – Miniature

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2 – Tourmaline, Lepidolite – Jonas mine, Brazil – Miniature

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– GreekRocks

During the past few months we have been active mostly through e-rocks (for our more affordable minerals) and private deals. You can view our seller pages & current auction on e-rocks. Our website will be updated with new minerals soon, just before the end of 2016.

Here are two of our highlighted minerals:

1 – Epidote – Kimmeria, Xanthi, Greece – Small Miniature

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2 – Smithsonite on Fluorite – Sounion mine, Lavrion, Greece – Thumbnail

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– e-rocks

As e-rocks is not one dealer but the combination of many dealers, including some that are members of , there cannot be any specific picks.

However, I strongly encourage you to visit and view thousands of minerals available online, either at auction, or at buy-now status.

It is a wonderful online world of minerals including many affordable but also quality choices.