Malcolm Jackson

The Blue Lace Agate article by Jo and Duncan in last month’s Mineral Chatter inspired me to make a box and as I had some really nice pieces of Yellowwood around, I got sawing and made the box you see in the picture. I made the box 300 mm × 400 mm × 100 mm deep. I hope to catalogue the specimens and add some artwork. I also want to include Jo and Duncan’s article in a booklet format.

I wanted to house some of my Blue Lace Agate specimens that I had collected over many years from what was then George Swanson’s mine. The detailed mineralogical information and the late stage mineral description that Jo and Duncan have produced would help me tie together the loose pieces that I had collected. This is the result so far: