Monthly Mineral Chronicles Volume 5 Issue 9 is now available. This month, in this 64 page full-colour issue we have the following articles: * 2022 Ballarat Gem and Mineral Show * Gold on Copper from the Carmen de Andacollo Mine, Chile. Rolf tells us about some interesting copper specimens from Chile. * An Indian Mud Map. Noel gets really excited about the chance to dig some rubies! * Minerals and Elements: Fluorine. The next in the series on elements and minerals. This month, we look at fluorine. * Mineral Snippet – Pickeringite. * Illustrated Minerals of Australia Volume 1, Part 19 – Cronstedtite to Cyrilovite. The next installment of a significant undertaking documenting the 1,500 or so mineral species recorded in Australia. * Locality Snippet – Davier Mine, South Dakota, USA. A mine operated for uranium in the late 1800s.