|The Mineral Gallery - March Update
Updated March 17, 2020
11:30 AM Eastern
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|This new page shows the newly stocked items in March.
We have thousands of different minerals and crystals so be sure
to check out the pages using the navigation bar above.
|We've added more Charoite!
Super nice and priced at $8 for small
pieces and $14 for the larger ones.
|We've added more Paint Rock
Carnelian agate that we dig near
Huntsville, Alabama. The piece shown
below is gem grade and could be cut
|Shown below is a "Peridot Lava Bomb".
Lava bombs are chunks of lava ejected by a volcano. The
site at Kilbourne Hole, New Mexico has Peridot in the bombs.
This one is from the Donna Bailey Estate Collection and was
collected by them in 1967. I currently have just this one left
and it was put on the shelves March 13, 2020.
Since we buy out large old collections we have all sorts of
things that you usually don't see for sale.
|We have lots of rutile crystals for sale
from Graves Mountain. This particular
one has pyrophyllite on the back. It
also has a nice pyrophyllite spray.
Rutile is hard to photograph so this
isn't the best picture.
|Back in 2004 I bought a property in Wilkes County that came to be known as the
Jackson's Crossroads Amethyst mine. When I bought the property no one had ever
dug with machinery there. I immediately brought large heavy equipment out and
began to dig in earnest. We keep the shop stocked with nice Jackson's Crossroads
Amethyst Crystals. We have a specimen for every budget! Shown here are the
smaller affordable specimens that we stocked just this week. We do stock nicer
ones as well as faceted stones and cutting rough.
If you have specific requests just message me via the contact page or email me at
the email address at the bottom of this page.
|We've added more Botryoidal Hematie, AKA
"Kidney Ore". These are from the Irhoud Mine in
Morocco. We have choice single crystal
specimens as well as a bin full of small
| We will be closed from March 17 -march 23rd due to
the dreaded coronavirus.
we will re-open the 24th
|We will be closed from March 17 -march
23rd due to the dreaded coronavirus.
we will re-open March 24th