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#81547, Bournonite (doubly terminated
cyclic twinned crystals), Yaogangxian Mine, China (t) $325
This week my mineral update consists of gift
suggestions for the mineral collector in your family.
Now is the time to place your orders if you want to be certain of the package
arriving in time for Christmas.
Every mineral suggestion on the update is my
personal recommendation. These are not ordinary listings of minerals.
These 100 recommended minerals were selected from the hundreds of minerals
on this site. Each has something to recommend it. They vary in price from
$16 to $3500 and are grouped by size.
You cannot go wrong selecting any mineral on
the page, and with the wide variety of prices, there is a mineral for
John Betts, 11/28/2022
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"Hi John, I received the fluorites today! I just wanted to reach out and
thank you sooo much for amazing service, quality and price. I was blown away
at the Elmwood specimen! Absolutely rich in color and condition is 100! The
size of Minerva fluorite is amazing, the condition, color, zoning (which
surprised me when backlit) is so nice!! I'm so please to add these to my
collection! Thank you so much John!" Jon W.
"On 7th December we ordered a Fluorite Crystal from you. It arrived at our
address in the UK today, less than one week ago. That is amazing service
and the crystal itself is magnificent. Thank you so much" Michele and
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Customer satisfaction is my primary goal. I pledge:
New minerals will be added to this site every week.
All minerals offered will be naturally crystallized specimens - no fakes,
no dyes, no irradiation, no crystals glued on matrix.
Only the exact item pictured on the site will be shipped - no substitutes.
Photographs will accurately represent each item - no exaggeration, enhancement
or retouching flaws.
Mineral species and localities will be accurately listed on labels with each
All items will be shipped via US Postal Service, usually the next business
day after the order is finalized.
Each mineral will be individually wrapped and carefully packaged to prevent
damage during shipping.
All historic labeling, if available, will be included with each mineral.
Returns are gladly accepted. No questions asked, no explanation necessary.
All customer information will be kept confidential and never shared or sold.
I will continue to freely share my knowledge with others and contribute
to the study and appreciation of minerals.
All mineral specimens have a lifetime guarantee: if the mineral species was
incorrectly identified, I will refund the cost of the original purchase &
shipping, the cost return shipping and the cost for testing.
John H. Betts, owner
Mineral dealer since 1989, mineral collector since 1967
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