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Amethyst, Northwest Queensland

Although Amethyst can be found in several places in Queensland, some of the finer quality crystals come from near Mt.Isa in the northwest of the state. This mineral rich region is a popular fossicking destination which boasts a wide range of minerals to be found. On a trip passing through this region some years ago, [...]

Australian Kyanite

Gem Kyanite Crystals, Central Australia My "love affair" with Kyanite first began almost 15 years ago when I was visiting the Harts Ranges in central Australia with a gem club. We'd stopped at Epidote location and I'd gone for a wander (as I often tend to do!) and happened to find a handful of vibrant [...]