Calgary Herald will print and distribute 30,000 Show flyers:
Rob Belcher will present his “Journeys Through the Brazilian Mining Areas” at the Calgary Gem & Mineral Show on Sunday 11:30am 28th of November 2010
Rob Belcher started mineral collecting in his 20’s and in 1985 did his first mineral show at the opening of the Tyrell Museum in Drumheller, […]
Here are some pictures from the Denver Mineral Show that I visited last week. The guests of Calgary Gem & Mineral Show will have an opportunity to see quite a few beautiful specimens from there in November.
The contract signed to have a full colour insert in every Metro newspaper for a week prior to the start of the Show. Metro is the largest and fastest growing international newspaper in the world. In Calgary Metro attracting a young, active, well-educated metropolitan audience of over 60,000 daily readers.
I was doing some work in Tucson, Arizona recently. No doubts, I paid a visit to the excellent mineralogical museum in the University of Arizona. Here are a few pictures to your attention:
The Flandrau Science Center, where the Museum occupies the lower level
My main topic in mineral collection is native metals, so I concentrated on the outstanding exposition of metals.
This is a stunning crystallized gold from Eagle’s Nest Mine. Placer Co., California
Cute triangular gold crystal from Icabarú, Bolívar, Venezuela
These are my sidekicks from back-home – native platinum cubes from Konder Massif, Siberia
Great canonical silver – Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
This is a most amazing copper I ever seeing. This is a mug!
Keith Powell – the author of historical novel about riches goldrush in Canadian Rockies – will present his book at the Calgary Gem & Minerals Show. There will be a rare opportunity to get this exciting adventurous book signed by author.
Gold rushes have played an important and significant role in the development of modern-day […]
I am happy to announce that the contract with Pattison Outdoor – Canada’s largest Out-of-Home advertising company – is signed. Calgary Gem and Mineral Show will be advertised by posters in Calgary Transit. All 150 city train cars will care the Show poster and 400 buses as well. The campaign will start 2 weeks before […]
I promised to post some info about the mine from which beautiful lode gold door prizes of Calgary Gem & Mineral Show are coming. Morgan Mine was a small surface and underground Au-Ag-Pb-Cu mine located in Quijotoa Mountains (Pima County, Arizona)
If you zoom-in closely, you’ll see some Morgan Mine diggings in the desert:
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First fifty kids (one per family) will get a free copy of New Crystal Hunters: Pala at the doors of Calgary Gem & Mineral Show 2010.
This is a first film in the series lunched by BlueCap Productions, the main purpose of which is to bring kids and crystal treasure hunting together.
In this episode Brooks, […]
Here we are with some pictures of lode gold from Morgan Mine (Arizona). Five of these outstanding native gold specimens will act as the Show door prizes. The pictures of particular specimens will be announced in October. I will describe the Morgan Mine in more details in one of the future posts.