M.C.P. offers professional packing, transportation, and exhibition of private and public mineral collections. We also offer assistance in developing custom displays, including selecting showcases and proper lighting.
M.C.P. has extensive experience in the appraisal of mineral specimens, whether a single specimen or an entire collection, appraisals are available for whatever purpose required, insurance, historic preservation, and general sale.
Proper packing is fundamental for transporting and preserving mineral specimens. M.C.P. provides professional boxes in standardized sizes as well as soft plastic film at competitive prices.
Custom Acrylic Bases
Custom routed acrylic bases have become extremely popular in modern day mineral collecting not only for aesthetic reasons, but also for the preservation and integrity of the specimens. A custom bases provide unique stability to insure the safety of the mineral while allowing for the most aesthetic display. M.C.P. works with professional companies in Europe and overseas to produce customized options.
Mining and Prospecting
Our team includes geologists with years of experience and international recognition in mineral specimen and gemstone prospecting and mining. M.C.P. collaborates on several projects in Italy as well as various localities in Africa, South America, and Asia. We offer professional assistance in specimen and crystal recovery in order to preserve their integrity and value.
M.C.P. collaborates with professional photographer, Federico Picciani, offering mineral photography of the highest quality for personal or commercial use. Federico Picciani has extensive experience in professional mineral photography thanks to several years of collaboration with Daniel Trinchillo and the F.M.I. (NJ – USA) team.