Fluorite, Gastein, Pongau, Salzburg, Austria

The Gasteinertal, a 40 kilometer long valley, has a North-South orientation. It is located in Pongau,

Salzburg, Austria. The Gasteinertal is known for its thermal and curative water. Already a hundred

years ago the healing effect of the thermal water was used and Bad Gastein was a popular spa town

among nobles and well-situated citizens......

Spherical Amethyst, Manakarra Beach, Mamuju Area, Sulawesi Barat Province, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia

Mamuju City, the capital of the province West Sulwawesi, is a predominately Muslim city with lots of mosques. However, there are also a few Christian churches as well as a small number of Buddhists living in the city.

The Manakarra Coast.....

Fluorite, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

The Erzgebirge is world-famous for its great variety of minerals. Many minerals and also chemical elements were discovered and first described here. In addition to the various ore minerals, there are other world-famous minerals .....

Selenite, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy

Gentle highlands form the landscape of Toscana. Red field poppy cover the green mounds and valleys in spring. In summer the fields blaze by the bright yellow color of sunflowers.....

Skeletal Fluorite, 3th Cavern, Summit Cleft, Weisseck, Lungau, Austria

The Erzgebirge is world-famous for its great variety of minerals. Many minerals and also chemical elements were discovered and first described here.....

Epidote, Xánthi, Greece

In June 2015 Maria and I visited the Greek mineral collector Anastasios Tsinidis in Thessaloniki. Anastasios

is an experienced collector. He knows many localities in Greece, especially in Macedonia. The

next day we went to Xanthi to look for rock crystals and epidote for two days.

Lutz Pueschel

Since 1969, I have been prospecting minerals every year in the Binn valley as well as in the neighbouring

valleys.

Blue fluorite from Weisseck

A film about the discovery of blue fluorite

 

Gottlieb Obkircher

Well known mineral collector Gottlieb Obkircher

Milky Quartz, Calcite, from green-schist

Quarz, Diepalgraben Zederhaus Valley

2003

Discovery of the summit cleft

Fluorite - The Summit Cleft, Weisseck

 

Rock crystal from green-schist

Rock crystal, Lanschützebene, Zederhaus Valley

2000

Collection-Visit-Reinhold-Bacher

Since I was asked a few times, if I could my present my very own collection, I make a visit to my

minerals collection in my cellar.

My love for minerals started quite early, when I was 6 years

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