Links

Craigs Gems
Craig McGregor is the former secretary of the Canterbury Mineral and Lapidary Club. His website shows the lapidary work he does, and offers a contact for trading in New Zealand materials.

The Birdlings Flat Museum
This is run by Vince and Collen Burke, at Birdlings Flat on Banks Peninsula, Canterbury.

New Zealand Micromineral Club
NZ Micro-Mineral Club, contacts and Symposium details

Jocelyn Thornton’s Book on New Zealand Gemstones
This can be downloaded as a pdf file.  You will need a broadband connection as the file is over 11 meg.

Hetties Rock and Crystal Shop.  The guys at Hetties have 4 gem, minerals and fossils shops in the South Island.  Two in Christchurch (Including Inspirations in Riccarton), one in Akaroa, and one in Queenstown.

The Crystal People
Deryn and Glen Tregurtha deal in crystals, minerals, fossils, jewellery and incense in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Neil and Sues Rocks and Minerals
Neil and Sue Courtney’s collection. Have a look at the micro minerals collected by two New Zealand
collectors.

Australian Mineral Collector
An Australia’s internet site for collectors of minerals, fossils and gemstones. Includes a complete list of
lapidary clubs in Australia.

Mineralogy Club of Antwerp
This site includes a list of links to European mineralogical clubs and other rockhound related sites.

Bobs Rock Shop
A popular rock and mineral magazine maintained by Bob Keller. This site includes beautiful pictures of minerals, mineralogy software, articles, a BBS, and information about the annual Tucson Rock and Mineral Show.

Geological Society of New Zealand
The Geological Society of New Zealand aims to encourage the advancement of geology in New Zealand..

The Rotorua Rock Shop
A place to purchase rough rock, machinery, finished articles, grits and polishes.

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