First Tucson Show Report - 2016

1 February 2016

Hello and welcome from Tucson. Here is our first show report from the biggest mineral event in the world.

The view from our house towards downtown and the Catalina mountains.

The first two sales locations we set up every year is our wholesale room in the Mission Meeting Room and our Fine Mineral Retail Room in the lobby of the Tucson City Center Hotel (formerly known as Inn Suites).


The Tucson City Center Hotel (formerly known as Inn Suites)



Our Fine Mineral Retail Room in the lobby of the Tucson City Center Hotel.


Diana busy putting the finishing touches to the Retail Room displays

One of our show cases features the first selection of the famous Pegmatite collection of Jesse Fisher and Joan Kureczka that we purchased a few weeks ago.


In one of our other cases we have our usual wide range of minerals from Africa.

In our Wholesale Room you can find a vast selection of worldwide minerals all at 50% off the marked price.


Our Wholesale Room with two display cases.

We have also taken the opportunity to have a first look around to see what is new and exciting at this years Tucson event.

First stop was Tom Praszkier's Room (Spirifer Minerals), who had a selection of new things on display.

Dyscrasite from Morocco in the images above and below from Spirifer Minerals.

Also featured in Tom Praszkier's Room (Spirifer Minerals) a new find of Pyromorphite from Morocco.

Fine bladed Erythrite from Morocco also at Spirifer Minerals.

In Alvaro Lucio Minerals room they had a new find of crystalized Gold from Brazil.

New crystalized Gold specimens from Pontes E Lacerda, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil (Alvaro Lucio Minerals)

New find of gemmy yellow Fluorite from Morocco seen in Moritz Karl's Room.

New find of Axinite with Epidote from Peru seen in Luis Miguel Burillo's Room.

A large well formed crystal group of Ferberite from Portugal also seen in Luis Miguel Burillo's Room.

We will get back to you in the next few days and try to feature most of what's happening in and around the Westward Look Show.

We have our usual room - number 235 at the Westward Look Resort. Where we will premier the best pieces of the Jesse Fisher and Joan Kureczka Pegmatite collection for the first time. The show opens on Friday 5th February through to Monday 8th February.

Stay tuned for more news...

Author: Diana
Categories: News & Information