3.5 x 2.25 x 2 cm
This Danburite was mined in 2010 and only a small pocket of material was found. One of the top 4 most popular collectible minerals, Calcite grows in a myriad of habits and comes in almost every color, from every region on Earth! Its softness prevents it from being suitable for jewelry, but the wide array of specimens available make it very hard not to love calcites! From Dog Tooth, to Poker Chip, to associations with Quartz, Fluorite, Sulfides, etc. We see new fascinating calcites come to market every year!
Amethyst comes from all over the world. There are some famous prolific deposits and some oddball localities. There are too many to name! Amethyst has the ability to form in quite a variety of ways, making it highly collectible. Check back regularly as there will always be more to make it to this page!
Mexico is the Africa of the West. The mineral wealth there is virtually untapped in regards to specimens and cutting rough. Some of the best copper and silver deposits in the world are in Mexico. And many new types of lapidary rough are still buried waiting for excavation! We expect to see a rise in the variety of minerals and rough found in Mexico soon.