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Welcome to FineMineralBlog. My name is Bram Hasler, I’m Canadian mineral dealer living in Thunder Bay, Ontario. I'm writing this blog to help inform people on beautiful minerals. Most photos seen, I find on google. Credit for the photos go out to there owners. Thank you for reading.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

The Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall in Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas

Magnificent specimen of barite from Elk Creek, South Dakota. The barite is approximately 3 inches tall.

Giant serandite from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada. This thing is huge, being somewhere around 30cm across.

This is a case full of beautiful mineral specimens. Kunzite, Vivianite, Scolecite, Brazilianite and Halite.

The Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall was built from a $15 million dollar donation from Lyda Hill. Another 13 collectors donated beautiful specimens to fill the hall. Its has become one of the top mineral museums in America.

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