Monthly Mineral Chronicles Volume 7 Issue 1…

…is now available here.

This month, in this 70 page full-colour issue we have the following articles:

  • Locality Snippet – Penberthy Croft, Cornwall. This month, we look at Penberthy Croft, a famous Cornish copper-tin mine.
  • The Story of Sand Desert Roses and Soil Fungus. This month, Rolf tells us about some desert rose gypsum and an eerily similar-looking fungus.
  • Recent finds of Brucite from the Avebury Nickel Mine, Tasmania, Australia. James talks about this significant new find.
  • Minerals and Elements: Cobalt. The next in the series, cobalt, a metal that the mining of raises concerns about ethical sourcing and environmental impact.
  • Mineral Snippet – Hewettite. James tells us all about this rare vanadate mineral.
  • Illustrated Minerals of Australia Volume 3, Part 6 – Grossular to Gyrolite. The next installment of a significant undertaking documenting the 1,500 or so mineral species recorded in Australia.