May 16th-17th 2015 10 am – 6pm
The 8th annual 2014 Seattle Mineral Market is now a TWO DAY SHOW.
12531 28th Ave NE, directly North of the Lake City Seattle Public library.
FREE ADMISSION~FREE PARKING~FREE MINERALS FOR KIDS
Mineral specimens, gem minerals, mineral and mining books, mineral art, mineral photography, and NW chapter of Friends of Mineralogy business meeting.
Tourmaline w Clevelandite. Himalaya Mine, Mesa Grande, San Diego Co., CA.
Sound Minerals Specimens
~OFFICIAL DEALER LIST COMING SOON~
Email Jasun Cosgrove / Show Manager at email@example.com for dealer,
volunteer and promotional inquires. Long time participants and volunteers have
sonority over table space and location.
Galaxy Gems Brazil Newly mined Brazilian pegmatite minerals from many localities. <http://galaxygemsbrazil.com/
Sound Minerals Fine mineral specimens and natural gemstones from around the world. http://www.soundminerals.com/
Awake Aesthetics Worldwide fine minerals and rare collectors specimens.
Pacific Rim Minerals Nicely priced worldwide display minerals.
Cascade Scepters Wordwide mineral specimens. Emphasis on fine Washington quartz specimens .
Earthlight Gems and display minerals . http://www.earthlightgems.com/
Ed Godsey General minerals from his collection plus mineral magazines and books.
Ray Hill Beaverdell silvers and acanthites, crocoites. Reasonably priced.
Bob Meyer Assorted Worldwide specimens, mostly in storage since the late 1970s to early 1980s from around the globe.
Bart Cannon Rare and display species, including uranium minerals and the recently purchased lifelong collection of John C. White who began his collecting in the early 1960s. Also geology books, and mining and mineral emphemera. <www.cannonmicroprobe.com>
John Lindell Field collected minerals from the western U.S. and peruvian minerals. Also used lapidary equipment.
Washington Minerals Specializing in minerals from the Pacific Northwest and around the globe. http://www.washingtonminerals.com/
Nature’s Creations Worldwide mineral specimens, fossils, spectacular marine shells .
Rose Rock and Gem Worldwide mineral specimens and gems .
Earth Craft (Brittany Burkhardt) Minerals, fossils and earth oddities.
Stone Styles (Jesse Adkins) Uruguayan amethyst geodes and specimens.
Minerals for Kids
Dealers are encouraged to bring free minerals for kids. They are also encouraged to bring $1.00 specimens for the more discriminating wealthy kids.
Aquarium Display Cases
This is an inexpensive solution for dealer display cases. The image below shows a 10 gallon fish tank sitting on top of a 20 gallon fish tank. The 10 gallon is priced at $14 and the 20 gallon at $26 at Petsmart. The lights are Portfolio Black Roundback track lights available at Lowe’s for $40. 3 lamps and housings come with the track. An extra lamp can be purchased to maximize the illumination. An adapter to bring a cord and plug into the track will be needed unless you want to jury rig the ceiling connector.
Several extra 10 gallon tanks are available for show dealers. Contact Bart Cannon at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to pick them up at his house.
TUB Display Cases.
A couple of these cases should be available. Contact Bart Cannon at email@example.com to arrange to pick these up at his house on Friday night or Saturday morning. The tubs bottoms are 22″ x 16″. The top tapers out to 24″ x 18″.