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  • 26 Aug, 2018
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    Friday 24th August saw the addition of item #670000 to our listing database, marking another 10,000 specimens uploaded. This time the specimen was provided by TVM Auctions, a specimen of Strengite & Phosphosiderite from...
  • 26 Mar, 2018
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    During the last week in February we made contact with Nottinghamshire based collector Alan Peckover; he was looking for a buyer for his collection of minerals. After some discussion and a visit to see the collection a sale...
  • 09 Mar, 2018
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    Working with old collections will often throw up unexpected snippets of information, "factoids", or link to some other part of a mineralogical jigsaw. Recently spotted stowed away in Norman Cogger's collection was a specimen...
  • 22 Dec, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    Last weekend was the last planned road trip for George and I for 2017. We were off to sunny Kent to pick up Norman Cogger's collection, and so there is it all packed and ready to come back. Remarkably we have found space to...
  • 04 Dec, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    As we announced a few weeks ago the Russell Society has been tendering for a purchaser for the Norman Cogger collection. The process has now been completed and we are pleased to announce that we, TVM are the successful...
  • 29 Nov, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    A few weeks ago I was contacted by a local family who had a quantity of minerals, fossils and shells they had acquired during their times abroad in the Arabian Gulf. They live only a few minutes from TV Towers so there was...
  • 07 Nov, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    10 years ago in 2007 we were visited by Somerset based collector Colin Palk. Colin's specific interests were minerals from Scotland, aided and abetted by his regional work in Scotland for the BBC. Subsequently Colin moved...
  • 16 Oct, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    A couple of weeks ago we were contacted by a collector who had stopped collecting and was interested in moving his specimens on. After completing a purchase last week and having been away in Bakewell all weekend, today was...
  • 12 Oct, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    In under 2 weeks it will be time for this year's Munich Show. Mineralientage München will be open from 27th - 29th October and George and I will be there from 25th October. As usual we will be based with Christian Rewitzer...
  • 10 Oct, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    Yesterday our friend Aamir Shah came calling as he has been doing since 2007. We first met Aamir in the car park at Bakewell Show in October 2006 and ever since he has been a regular visitor to TV Towers 3 or 4 times a year...
  • 07 Oct, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    It has now been 3 years since George joined us at TVM and a week since joining e-Rocks ltd! To celebrate he went off on his own this week to appraise and buy a mineral collection down in the West Country. We received a lead...
  • 06 Oct, 2017
    Mark Wrigley (Admin)
    We recently uncovered a specimen of botroidal marcasite and siderite from Hector Mine near Ibbenbüren in Münsterland (North-West Germany). The specimen itself is typical of the "schalen" or shell type ore formations...

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