from Mineral Store!
Tony and Jude Forsyth have
lived in bayside Brisbane, Australia for almost 40 years. Tony has
been an avid mineral collector for close to 50! Their trading venture - the "Mineral Store" business allows them
to bring a large selection of minerals and finely crystallised
specimens, collected over many years, to the market. Tony has been
a past president of the Mineralogical
Society of Queensland and is also the current Honorary
Curator of the Minerals
Heritage Museum located within the Queensland Museum at
Southbank in Brisbane so has a wealth of knowledge to share.
||Tony is recognised for his dedication to the promotion of
mineral collecting and our mineral heritage
On June 12th 2017, Tony was proud to
receive the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for
"Service promoting mineral
collecting and Australia's mineral heritage" in the 2017 Queen's
Birthday honours. News Article: Dedication
recognised in Queens Birthday Honours
Tony's passion for minerals and
collecting means that you will always get sound advice and
quality specimens at fair prices. Please feel free to contact us
if you have a special mineral requirement, a collection to be appraised or
that special specimen.
Our next mineral show!
Our next show is listed as North Brisbane on 29 February 2020,
but will most likely be Minerama at Glen Innes on 13/14/15 March
2020. (unless North Brisbane Club can get their act together).
Check closer to the date please.
Tony Forsyth is approved by the Federal Government to value Mineral
specimens, gold specimens, gem crystals and meteorites
"Approved to value for the Australian Government's
Cultural Gifts Program"
We travel overseas and
within Australia to select the very best specimens for our stock
The world famous Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil show is held in Arizona USA every year. We
attend for almost a month each year to select the very best pieces that
mineral dealers and miners from around the world have to offer.
This year we imported
over 800kgs of high quality specimens! If you wish to
view our display, then please phone or email to make an appointment.
(We also attended the St Marie show in Alsace, France in June
2017 and 2019 and Munich in 2018).
Specimens from the John and
Sandy Roe collection!
We have purchased a collection of fine minerals from long
time Tasmanian collectors, John and Sandy Roe of Queenstown,
Tasmania! To look through
the portfolio of John and Sandy's specimens, please
follow this link.
our mineral showroom
If you would like to view our material at our showroom, then
please email us at email@example.com
or Mb 0419 661 962 or Ph 07 3396 9769 for an appointment as
visits are by prior arrangement only.
In October 2017 we were pleased to obtain a large quantity of
the rare mineral, crocoite,
mined in the early 1990s at the famous Adelaide Mine, Dundas,
Tasmania by the late Frank Mihajilowitz. Please contact us if your would like to purchase
specimens. (This is Tony holding one of the larger pieces which
weighs close to 20kgs).
International Mineral Shows
We travel extensively to obtain the very best specimens for sale
within Australia. Over the past 12 months we have attended the Tucson Arizona
USA show, the Munich Germany Show and the St Marie aux Mines
show in France. Once again we will be attending the world's
largest show in Tucson Arizona in January and February 2020.
Our 2020 Mineral and Crystal
Calendars are still available!
For the eighth year I have released a limited edition calendar,
featuring some of our highlight and iconic specimens that we
This year I was aided by Man Cheung with the photography to
produce this high quality A3 size calendar. See us at shows or
purchase using an order form here.
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mineral deals and what's new. So be sure to follow us.
Our draft 2020 Australian & OS mineral show schedule.
Gem and Mineral Show, Arizona, USA
Jan - Feb 2020
North Brisbane Lapidary
Club show, Brackenridge, SE Qld
Feb 29 - 1 March 2020
(be aware show is in doubt at this time)
Minerama - Glen Innes, NSW
13 -15 March 2020
Mineral Store Australia
Our Home Show!
Wynnum, Brisbane, SE Qld
21 March 2020 - Invitation only
Canberra Rockswap, ACT
28 - 29 March 2020
Gemboree, Albury, NSW
10 - 13 April 2020 (Easter)
Windsor South Show,
western Sydney, NSW
18 - 19 April 2020
Redcliffe Gem Show, SE Qld
2 -3 May 2020
Lismore Gemfest, NSW
Gravatt Lapidary Club show, SE Qld
30 May 2020
Bankstown Gem & Mineral Show, Arena Sports Club, Yagoona, Sydney, NSW
6 - 7 June 2020
St Marie aux Mines, Gem and Mineral Show,
Mineral Store Australia
Back from St Marie France Home Show!
Wynnum, Brisbane, SE Qld
August 2020 - Invitation only
Date to be announced.
NOTE: we do not value or purchase cut and polished gems or