We have just blasted our next edition of the Minerals.net online newsletter, January 2012.
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The Mineral Trivia Contest is now live! Just answer 5 of 6 random mineral trivia questions correctly to be entered to win! There's no catch and no fee to enter.
There are three specimens we are giving away, and each are of popular minerals and valued at about $200. They are:
- PREHNITE SNAKEHEAD
Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, NJ
- THICK COPPER DENDRITE
Houghton Mine, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan
- HUGE APATITE IN MATRIX
Yates Mine, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada
Click here to visit the Raffle Page!
The mineral trivia raffle is almost complete! This will be free and open to all. It will involve a six question quiz, which if answered correctly will allow you to be entered into a raffle to win 3 free minerals. We have all the programming set for this, and will be launching this to the public on January 1! Stay tuned...
We completed updating and adding photos to all the glossary terms starting with the letter "O". Though there aren't that many glossary terms starting with this later, most of them required accompanying pictures, more so then relatively then any other entry so far, so this is a good accomplishment!
The following two gemstones have been added as new entries into the gemstone section: