December 9: Another batch of new specimens has been posted. Check it out here.
Next update: Around December 16

Azurite with Gypsum
Ray Mine
Mineral Creek District
Arizona

 

Gypsum 'octopus', 12 cm
Guangdong Province, China
Jeff Scovil photo
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Kunzite 'sail', 8.5 cm
Pala Chief Mine, California
Jeff Scovil photo
 

Pyros the Dragon
Naturally etched Pyrite thumbnail
Purple Hope Claim, Washington



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Updates and News

December 9: Another batch of new specimens posted. The updates can be viewed here.



December 4: Another batch of new specimens posted. The updates can be viewed here.



November 30: Another batch of new specimens posted. The updates can be viewed here.



November 24: Another batch of new specimens posted. The updates can be viewed here.



November 23: Another batch of new specimens posted. The updates can be viewed here.



November 1 - 18: Website reorganized. See minerals for sale here.


Ordering Information

Specimen Sizes

Show Schedule -- Come see Dragon Minerals at these shows

2018
Thanks for a great year. See you at a show in 2019!


2019
March 2 and 3: Ventura Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show - Ventura, California
March 8 - 10: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies Annual Show - Pomona, California
May 4 and 5: Searchers Gem and Mineral Society Annual Show - Anaheim, California
May 10 - 12: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show (Spring) - Costa Mesa, California
June: Fiesta of Gems - Culver City, California
October: Fall Festival of Gems - Fallbrook, California
November: Gem Diego - San Diego, California
November 22 - 24: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show (Fall) - Costa Mesa, California



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