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May 2016

  • 31 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    Long time friend and e-Rocks seller Ikram Muhammad has been a source of many interesting and unusual minerals from Pakistan (and Afghanistan) over the years. He has been involved with the correct identification of minerals...
  • 30 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    Coming up to the end of May and we are pleased to announce the return of two favourite e-Rocks sellers, Rocks of Africa and Kalahari Classics.   Both sellers are based in South Africa and specialise in a very fine range of...
  • 23 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    I have been interested in and collected Romanian minerals since 1975, I don't recall seeing a quartz crystal in section before. This novelty specimen of quartz from Herja Romania shows some interesting internal features. A...
  • 22 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    This chance discovery in the TVM shed turned out to be very interesting indeed. The specimen itself comprises very rich crystalline cinnabar in quartz matrix, coming to us from old collection material from Germany. Labelled...
  • 19 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    We just put this specimen of realgar and quartz out onto the website for an upcoming auction. Recovered in circa 2000 just before the "big find" of realgar at Baia Sprie, this specimen displays wonderful contrast between the...
  • 18 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    This super quality pure blue Lapis polished freeform 77cm tall and weighing over 48Kg is going under the hammer next month at an auction in Billingshurst, Kent, UK. The auctioneers estimate is £5,000 - £7,000 - see link...
  • 11 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    At Oxford show last weekend Geologist Nick Eastwood was selling a small batch of fluorite specimens he has collected in the 1970s when he was working in the Dale. The specimens are from the Red Vein Lead Mine (or Level) a...
  • 11 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    13th & 14th August 2016 is a date for all UK based collectors to add to your diaries.... ........there is a new show being added to the UK mineral show circuit. Derbyshire based Don Edwards in conjunction with Tennants...
  • 11 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    Coming up on 18th May 2016 is a huge auction of antique books at the German Auction house Reis & Sohn, Königstein, Germany. Within the "Manuscript & Geography" section there are a number of fascinating early books (...
  • 02 May, 2016
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    As many will already know we maintain a daily blog of new listings, auctions closing and photography over on the e-Rocks Facebook page. Over the last 18 months we have built quite a following and it is thanks to our Sellers...