This year’s Tokyo show was not only the 30th anniversary of the show itself, but also Kristalle’s 30th anniversary attending the show! Because of this momentous occasion, we were featured in the show’s catalog: Now, on to the show! We always have a fun time at this show and can’t wait for next year!
We have four – only four specimens of Wittichenite from Cattle Grid pit, Mt. Gunson mine, Pernatty Lagoon, South Australia These brilliant crystals were thought to be Chalcocite when found. In 2008 they were identified as Wittichenite. The locality was only briefly mined in the early 1980’s; a very limited quantity is available. The finest […]
Many a night have Wayne and I spent in this cabin! Back in our early days we made this hike at least twice a year for many years. The best augelite we found was green and it is in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles collection. Here is a good link from Mindat: http://www.mindat.org/loc-3510.html […]
To celebrate our 45th year of business, on Saturday 6th February we threw a party up at our house in the hills. To celebrate this Sapphire Anniversary the party theme was all things blue! […]