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Oxford Mineral Show, May 2019

Last Updated: 12th May 2019

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

This is a LIVE report, keep this page loaded for live updates - new images will appear as they are added.

Hello all! I'm back in Oxford, UK for the mineral show and I'll be live reporting as usual.

Two Chevkinite-Ce specimens from Pit 27, Ilmen Mts, Russia. Nicholas Schäffer specimens

Richard Tayler

Sphalerite and Galena on pyrite from Hampstead Farm Quarry. Collected in June 2015. Colleen Thomson specimen. Well, it was, it's now mine!

Andy Castleton has fluorite from the Greenlaws mine, County Durham at very reasonable prices.

He also has this interesting baryte with fluorite from the Mill Dam mine Derbyshire.

And also this sphalerite and Galena from Force Crag mine, Cumbria

And also Chabazite from Craig's Quarry Northern Ireland. Only £6!

Classic baryte and Fluorite from Elmwood. Tennessee. Rocksgalore specimen

Biser Ivanovski of Minerals Bulgaria with a huge selection of Madan minerals.

26cm wide skeletal Galena from 9th September mine.

Dolomite var Teruelite from Teruel, Spain. Richard Bell specimen

Two more books for the library

The mineral that's closest to home. A gypsum from the M40 borrow pit Oxfordshire. Collected in the 1980s. Midland Minerals specimen.

Pacific Ocean manganese nodule. Midland Minerals.

Some French minerals from Christian Montabone.

Silver, Sarhai Kazakhstan.

Want a large Hilton Mine fluorite? Ross Whittaker has one.

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On the right corner (just immediately behind the main entrance door) was a nice lady, she had a box with several specimens of stilbite on (probably) pinkish heulandite from India - locality Nimbayati village. If somebody know how can I contact this person, please help !

Krzysztof Andrzejewski
12th May 2019 9:16pm

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