A selection of fifteen mineral hunters, collectors and traders in this prestige area present very rare minerals, some of them never exhibited before.
FABRE MINERALS (Spain)
High quality minerals from all over Europe (Spain, Portugal, France, Romania), China and the USA.
Photo: Brochantite – Mina Milpillas, Sonora, Mexico / © Jordi Fabre
A large selection of emeralds from all over Colombia, as well as a selection of rare specimens, including euclases, parisites and pink apatites. Photo: Emerald on Quartz – Peñas Blancas Mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyacá, Colombia / © MinEmeralds
RÊVES DE CRISTALLIER (France)
Among others particularly beautiful and rare specimens of siderite, quartz, pyrite, bournonite, tetrahedrite and ankerite originate from the world famous mine of Mésage in the French Alps.
Photo: Blue pyrite – Mine of Mésage, France / © Grégoire de Bodinat
FLUORITE (France, Italy)
An exhibition by Sylvain Desfarges, Jean-Marc Pyré, Enrico Rinaldi, Agostini Mariani, Nicolas Vignat, Sébastien Khayati, Damien Ferronato, crystal hunters. More information HERE.
© Collection Enrico Rinaldi / Photo : Federico Picciani
TRÉSORS DE CRISTALLIERS (France)
Nine Alpine Crystal hunters present an exhibition of exceptional specimens, results of years of work and passion. An exhibition called in English ‘Crystal Hunters’ Treasures’. More information HERE.
JEAN-PHILIPPE FATTIER (France)
Mr. Fattier, mineral collector and dealer in Chamonix offers rare specimens among them some coming from Mr. Michel Jouty’s collection, assembled from all over the world.
Photo: Pink fluorine / © Michel Jouty
STÉPHANE BIZIEN (France) & DAVIDE CARESIO (Italy)
This Franco-Italian crystal hunters’ team has been roaming the Mont Blanc massif for 20 years, serching for rock crystals associated with other minerals: byssolite, epidote and other zeolites rather seldomly found in the massif.
Photo: © S. Bizien & D. Caresio
SERAK CONSULT (France)
These two crystal hunters Jérôme Arnou and Jean-Marc Pyré present their most recent finds: epidote & quartz Cornillon, anatase & quartz from the Grandes Rousses, quartz & crystal twinning from Vizille.
GEOFFREY CLIN (France)
Geoffrey Clin, professional crystal hunter in the Mont Blanc massif, will exhibit his finest minerals collected during the last four years, especially the ‘Naïa’ fluorite, a major 2015 discovery.
NICOLAS VIGNAT (France)
Nicolas Vignat offers a selection of fluorites from the Central Massif and Farges pyromorphites.
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SÉBASTIEN KHAYATI & SYLVAIN DESFARGE – CRISTALLIUM (France)
These two professional crystal hunters will show with passion the treasures of the French Alps, exclusively from their own discoveries: pink fluorites on smoky quartz of the Mont Blanc and gem quartz of Oisans.
Photo: Double Gwindel ’The siamese’ – Mont-Blanc, France / © Sébastien Khayati
PREGI S.N.C. (Italy)
Pregi snc specializes in raw minerals and semi-precious gems. Collectors will find beautiful gems from all over the world, including a selection of amazing quartz from Brazil.
ENRICO RINALDI (Italy)
With top quality minerals from Great Britain and Italy, Mr Rinaldi, specialised in fluorite, is proud to display a superb selection of specimens from Weardale, England. © Collection Enrico Rinaldi / Photo : Federico Picciani – Fluorite, Heights mine, Weardale, Co. Durham, England
CRISTAL SOURCES (France)
Zeolites from the Alps, Iceland and India. High quality minerals from new finds and new deposits!
Photo: Apophyllite – India / © Damien Ferronato
LA GARDETTE (France)
Maximin and Romain Brun have a stand with beautiful quartz pieces from the mine of La Gardette, renowned for their purity and gold from the same mine.
MARIANI AGOSTINO (Italy)
High quality minerals and gems from Italy and all over the world.
Photo: Celestine from La Grasta mine, Caltanissetta, Sicily, Italy – © Agostino Mariani
Native gold – © Michel Jouty