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#81848, Azurite, Milpillas Mine,
Mexico (t) $225
Next week I depart for Tucson for the annual market of worldwide minerals.
This will be my 30th year attending Tucson.
Thousands of dealers of minerals, fossils, gemstones and jewelry travel from
around the world to sell newly acquired minerals. I will be there buying
as usual. I have no idea what I will find this year. But now is your opportunity
to email me a wish list. Send your requests to my usual email:
And if you are attending Tucson too, then feel free to set up a meeting for
a beer at the end of the day...
I am traveling to Tucson to acquire more minerals. No
update January 24
New update January 31.
John Betts, 1/124/2023
P.S. This year I will be bringing 9 diamonds with me to show to some customers.
If you want to see them too, you can set up an appointment by emailing me.
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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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Pledge to My Customers:
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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