Just a few shots...click on the photo for a larger view.
In the Bill Larson - Pala International Room:
|This multicolored Fluorite caught my eye.|
|I don't remember seeing African Rhodocrosite crystals before.|
|Rhodonite from Minas Geras in Brazil|
|Larson also had some of the Kunzite from the recent|
find at the Oceanview Mine in Southern California
From Dave Bunk Minerals:
|Calcite with Chalcopyrite Sphalerite|
and Quartz on Andradite
|These big plates of Wulfenite always remind me of Tortilla Chips|
The Marcus Budil Suite featured gemmy Tanzanite crystals - more in matrix than previous years:
|Tanzanite Crystals from the source...|
Alpine Minerals - Virgin Valley Opal from the Rainbow Ridge Mine, Virgin Valley, NV:
The Westward Look Fine Mineral Show is one of three shows by this promoter - check out their shows in Houston and San Francisco too!