Exhibited in 2013, Crystalline Treasures was a huge hit at the University of Arizona’s Flandrau Science Center. “Don’t miss Flandrau’s new exhibit, Crystalline Treasures: the Mineral Heritage of China. You’ll see astonishing mineral specimens from China that have never been seen before in a public exhibition. And you’ll learn about the ancient history and culture of China, a civilization that goes back five thousand years, a civilization that changed the world with the invention of gunpowder, paper, and silk.” Read more here
Dr. Robert Lavinsky is the founder and president of The Arkenstone, www.iRocks.com. In addition to being the leading online mineral dealer, The Arkenstone maintains a 10,000 square foot facility in Dallas, Texas and recently opened a gallery in Shanghai, China.