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Oxford Mineral Show May 2018

Last Updated: 13th May 2018

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

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I'm back again at the Oxford Mineral Show here in the UK.

It's held four times a year however the March show was cancelled because of snow.

Ed Loye is wearing a great t-shirt

Super Welsh wavellite that Ed has

The label

Crystal models

Copper on prehnite from Keweenaw, Michigan- Crystal Vine specimen

We don't see many minerals from Zimbabwe. Here's some bornite. Richard Tayler minerals

Fantastic antique collection of oil samples - David Lancaster

Ralph Sutcliffe has these fluorite chunks from Wheal Jane,Cornwall

With backlight

Nice dioptase from the type locality- Taranis minerals

Two aesthetically unconventional specimens from Richard Bell

Nice sulphur crystals - RocksGalore

Mogul mine Ireland Galena -Ross Whittaker Specimen

Cobaltian aragonite from Cumbria-Ralph Sutcliffe specimen

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