What’s Hot In Tucson: 2020 – Program Sponsor Series
Fine Minerals International

One of the hottest stops we make during the Tucson Experience is stopping off at the Fine Minerals International house for a custom tour of the mineral on displayed followed by an exclusive, behind-the-scenes viewing of some absolutely incredible pieces straight from The Vault. Show Hosts Lauren and Peter Megaw together sit down with Daniel Trinchillo to really get an idea of some of these outstanding finds brought to the show.

Included in this clip are minerals such as:

Nice review of FMI’s thumbnail cabinet
Chalcedony from Mamuju area, Indonesia
Tourmaline on matrix from Paprok, Afghanistan
Quartz from McEarl Ridge Mine, Arkansas, USA
Pyromorphite from Les Farges, France
Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Tennessee, USA
Quartz with Fuchsite phantoms from Madagascar
Siderite from Turt Mine, Romania
Pyromorphite from Daoping Mine, China
Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico
Pyrrhotite and Quartz from Dalnegorsk, Russia
Aquamarine and Muscovite from Nagar, Pakistan
Quartz Gwindel from Grimsel area, Switzerland
Sphalerite and Quartz from Dalnegorsk, Russia
Copper from Michigan, USA
Torbernite from Democratic Republic of the Congo
Aragonite on Sulfur from Sicily, Italy
Malachite from Shilu Mine, China
Fluorite and Calcite from Shangbao Mine, China
“Mango” Quartz cluster from Cabiche, Colombia
Fluorite from Dalnegorsk, Russia
Aquamarine from Medina, Brazil
Aquamarine with Garnets from Dassu, Pakistan
Fluorite and Pyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, China
Large Citrine crystal from Sapucaia Mine, Brazil
Azurite from Milpillas Mine, Sonora, Mexico
“Mango” Quartz cluster from Cabiche, Colombia
Quartz from Tormiq Valley, Pakistan
Large Fluorite from Dalnegorsk, Russia
Vanadinite from Morocco
Hedenbergite from Sweden
Heliodor from Volodarsk, Ukraine
Tourmaline on matrix from Brazil
Red Fluorite from Huanggang Mine, China
Emerald from Jos Plateau, Nigeria
Amethyst Sceptre cluster from Denny Mountain, Washington, USA
Calcite on Fluorite from Wuzhou, China
Aquamarine from Shiagr, Pakistan
Ilvaite and Quartz from Huanggang Mine, China
Smoky Quartz and Gwindel Quartz on matrix from Switzerland
Wulfenite from Iran
Tourmaline from Aricanga Mine, Brazil
Fluorite from Yaogangxian Mine, China
Bournonite with Quartz and Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, China
Fluorite from Dachong Mine, China
Crystallized Gold from Eagle’s Nest Mine, California, USA
Aragonite from China

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