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Rockhounding at Rock Candy mine

In July I visited the Rock Candy mine near Grand Forks, BC

There is a photo report. Don’t forget to click on the picture to see some more on the topic

This was a producing fluorite mine operated by Cominco, until it was closed in 1986

Bob Jackson, the current owner of the mine, explaining the deposit

Me, posing […]

By |October 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The New Crystal Hunters episodes for Calgary Gem & Mineral Show

I just finished watching two new episodes of The New Crystal Hunters series filmed by Blue Cap Production.
Enjoyed this so much! These educational rockhound movies will be donated to the first 100 kids at the Show doors.

By |October 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gold panning booth at Calgary Gem & Mineral Show

I am excited to announce that all visitors of upcoming show will have a chance to try their luck and skills panning for gold. Thanks to Alberta Gold Prospectors Association that will run the gold panning booth.

By |September 15th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free rockhound DVDs for the 2011 show kids

At the previous show in 2010 we donated 50 DVDs with the first episode from gem mines of Pala. Improving this old good tradition, this time it is going to be 100 free rockhound DVDs for the first 100 families with kids.

The New Crystal Hunters takes kids on the adventure of a lifetime as they […]

By |September 12th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quartzsite Mineral show 2011

I just returned from the trip to Arizona where I was working for copper mine in Miami. On one of the weekends I had a chance to visit Desert Gardens Gem, Mineral & Jewelry show in Quartzsite.

Here are some pictures from this visit
Don’t forget to click on the picture to see some more on the […]

By |January 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|3 Comments

2010 Show participants

The Aesthetics Underground

Alpine Gems

Ammolite & Stone Jewelry

Bedrock Gems

Crystal Rose Gemstones

Cut Right Gems

Evergreen Carvings in Jade

Komarevich Originals

Jewellery Jamboree Gems

Rivergems Jewellery Rocks and Gifts

Universal Gems and Beads

Intuitive Jewelry by Sandy Bessey

Siberian Mammoth

Silver Cove

Vitality Crystals & Fountains

Western Fossils

By |December 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Pictures of 2010 show crowd

By |December 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2010 Show Exhibitors

Alpine Gems
Rivergems Jewellery Rocks and Gifts
Aesthetics Underground
Siberian Mammoth
Jewellery Jamboree Gems
C & D Gemcraft
Vitality Crystals & Fountains
Ammolite & Stone Jewelry
Cut Rite Gems
Crystal Rose Gemstones
Evergreen Carvings In Jade
Sublime Design
Paradise Gem Centre
Intuitive Jewelry by Sandy Bessey
Mary Stone Ltd
Jewellery by Kelly Jackson
Universal Gems and Beads
Silver Cove
Western Fossils
Bedrock Gems – Licensed Gold Buyer
Komarevich Originals Ltd
Opal Resources Canada Inc
Alberta […]

By |December 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mining & Exploration magazine article

Mining & Exploration Fall/Winter 2010 online

By |November 3rd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reserve your Canadian Gemstones Lecture

Here is your chance to reserve a chair at the highly anticipating lecture by Brad Wilson.

As you know, this famed Canadian prospector will have two talks at the Calgary Gem & Mineral Show.

On Saturday it is going to be the “Canadian Gemstones”. Mr. Wilson will talk about coloured gemstones from Canada. Gems like sapphire, emerald, […]

By |November 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off