the amazing collection of Precious Rocks Gems & minerals


Discover and collect the hidden treasures of our planet !

Precious Rocks, Gems and Minerals is an amazing collection to share with all the family!

• Discover the most fascinating rocks, gems and minerals of our planet, including amethyst, rose quartz, blue agate, tiger’s eye, emerald, …

• Learn how to identify them, how they were formed and where to find them in every issue of your magazine, and in the comprehensive A-Z cards that accompany the collection.

• FREE DISPLAY BOXES! Protect your precious collection in exclusive and specially designed display boxes

Everything you need to know about the world of precious rocks, gems and minerals

Since 1888 the National Geographic Society
has funded more than 12,000 investigations, explorations and nature preservation projects all around the world. A part of the proceeds of this collection supports the non-profit work of the National Geographic Society in conservation, exploration, research and education.

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1st Shipment

Issue 1 for 99p
Issue 2 for £3.99

2nd Shipment

A free Issue

From the 3rd Shipment

All other issues for £ 5.99

A free issue

1st Shipment


A practical binder to begin storing your magazines

2nd Shipment


Get one of your next issues absolutely free!


from 3rd Shipment

6 month subscription to National Geographic kids magazine

Receive a FREE 6-month subscription to National Geographic Kids magazine delivered to your home! Expertly written articles especially for children aged 6 to 11. Featuring fascinating articles on wildlife, geography, popular science, history, culture, the environment and current events.
Don’t forget to tick the agreement box on the form.

5th Shipment

giant-sized crystal geode

See and feel the amazing detail of one of the world’s most stunning rocks – naturally packed with crystals!
Approximate size 12.5x9.5 cm.

8th Shipment


with x100 x400 x1200 objective lenses.
10 pieces in one gift!
Get closer to nature with this fantastic scientific back-lit microscope.

CHOOSE A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION And receive the Wonders of Nature


An amazing collection of microscope-ready slides that recreate in super close-up detail these Wonders of Nature. This fabulous set makes the perfect accompaniment for your Free microscope! 40 slides in total!
The extra £1 per issue will be charged from issue 3.

Issues - click a cover to find out more


  • 1 st SHIPMENT

    • 1st Issue: GOLD - Spain
    • 2nd Issue: ROSE QUARTZ - Brazil
    • 3rd Issue: TIGER’S EYE - Spain
  • 2 nd SHIPMENT

    • 4th Issue: AMETHYST - Brazil
    • 5th Issue: BLUE AGATE - Brazil
    • 6th Issue: FLUORITE - China
    • 7th Issue: CELESTINE - Madagascar
  • 3 rd SHIPMENT

    • 8th Issue: FUCHSITE - Brazil
    • 9th Issue: RHODONITE - South Africa
    • 10th Issue: SAHARA GEODE - Morocco
    • 11th Issue: PYRITE - Peru
  • 4 th SHIPMENT

    • 12th Issue: GALENA - Spain
    • 13th Issue: RED JASPER - Brazil
    • 14th Issue: ICELAND SPAR - Mexico
    • 15th Issue: OBSIDIAN - United States
  • 5 th SHIPMENT

    • 16th Issue: AZURITE Morocco
    • 17st Issue: DESERT ROSE - Mexico
    • 18nd Issue: ARAGONITE - Morocco
    • 19rd Issue: EMERALD - Colombia
  • 6th SHIPMENT

    • 20rd Issue: JADEITE - China
    • 21th Issue: SODALITE - Brazil
    • 22th Issue:ORANGE CALCITE - Brazil
    • 23th Issue: UNAKITE - South Africa
  • 7th SHIPMENT

    • 24th Issue: ROCK CRYSTAL - Brazil
    • 25th Issue: CHALCOPYRITE - Morocco
    • 26th Issue: HEMATITE - Brazil
    • 27th Issue: RED GYPSUM - Spain
  • 8th SHIPMENT

    • 28th Issue: TALC - Spain
    • 29th Issue: CORNELIAN - Brazil
    • 30th Issue: AMAZONITE - Russia
    • 31th Issue: CHIASTOLITE - China
  • 9th SHIPMENT

    • 32th Issue: AQUAMARINE - Brazil
    • 33th Issue: LABRADORITE - Madagascar
    • 34th Issue: STILBITE - India
    • 35th Issue: MAGNETITE - United States
  • 10th SHIPMENT

    • 36th Issue: WOOD OPAL - Madagascar
    • 37th Issue: LAPIS LAZULI - Afghanistan
    • 38th Issue: BLACK ONYX - China
    • 39th Issue: LEPIDOLITE - Brazil
  • 11th SHIPMENT

    • 40th Issue: HALITE - Spain
    • 41th Issue: SMOKY QUARTZ - Brazil
    • 42th Issue: SIDERITE - Spain
    • 43th Issue: ALBITE - Brazil
  • 12th SHIPMENT

    • 44th Issue: BARITE - Morocco
    • 45th Issue: OPAL - Brazil
    • 46th Issue: SPHALERITE - Peru
    • 47th Issue: CITRINE QUARTZ - Brazil
  • 13th SHIPMENT

    • 48th Issue: HORNBLENDE - China
    • 49th Issue: APOPHYLLITE - India
    • 50th Issue: MAGNESITE - Namibia
    • 51th Issue: TURQUENITE - South Africa
  • 14th SHIPMENT

    • 52th Issue: CHROME DIOPSIDE - Brazil
    • 53th Issue: CHALCEDONY - Brazil
    • 54th Issue: CERUSSITE - Morocco
    • 55th Issue: PREHNITE - India
  • 15th SHIPMENT

    • 56th Issue: BISMUTH - Bolivia
    • 57th Issue: APATITE - Mexico
    • 58th Issue: CYANITE - Brazil
    • 59th Issue: COPPER - United States
  • 16th SHIPMENT

    • 60th Issue: VANADINITE - Morocco
    • 61th Issue: VERDELITE - Brazil
    • 62th Issue: GOETHITE - Morocco
    • 63th Issue: AGATE - Brazil
  • 17th SHIPMENT

    • 64th Issue: TOURMALINE - China
    • 65th Issue: TURRITELLA - Morocco
    • 66th Issue: SELENITE - Spain
    • 67th Issue: CHRYSOCOLLA - Peru
  • 18th SHIPMENT

    • 68th Issue: SYLVITE - Pakistan
    • 69th Issue: SARDINIAN JASPER - Brazil
    • 70th Issue: RHODOCHROSITE - Argentina
    • 71th Issue: CONICHALCITE - Mexico
  • 19th SHIPMENT

    • 72th Issue: SERPENTINE - Madagascar
    • 73th Issue: TARAMITE - Brazil
    • 74th Issue: DUMORTIERITE - Namibia
    • 75th Issue: RHODOLITE - India
  • 20th SHIPMENT

    • 76th Issue: EPIDOTE - Madagascar
    • 77th Issue: GARNET - Mexico
    • 78th Issue: HEULANDITE - India
    • 79th Issue: PINK DOLOMITE - Morocco
  • 21th SHIPMENT

    • 80th Issue: MALACHITE - Congo
    • 81th Issue: TURQUOISE - South Africa
    • 82th Issue: BLUE CHALCEDONY - Namibia
    • 83th Issue: SELENITE ROSE - Mexico
  • 22th SHIPMENT

    • 84th Issue: SILVER - Mexico
    • 85th Issue: BIOTITE - Madagascar
    • 86th Issue: RUBY - India
    • 87th Issue: IOLITE - India
  • 23th SHIPMENT

    • 88th Issue: HEMIMORPHITE - Mexico
    • 89th Issue: SAPPHIRE - Madagascar
    • 90th Issue: MORGANITE - Mozambique
    • 91th Issue: AVENTURINE - Brazil
  • 24th SHIPMENT

    • 92th Issue: WOLLASTONITE - Madagascar
    • 93th Issue: CAVANSITE - India
    • 94th Issue: MANGANITE - Morocco
    • 95th Issue: MOONSTONE - India
  • 25th SHIPMENT

    • 96th Issue: SUNSTONE - India
    • 97th Issue: ARSENOPYRITE - China
    • 98th Issue: AERINITE - Spain
    • 99th Issue: ORTHOCLASE - Spain
  • 26th SHIPMENT

    • 100th Issue: GRAPHITE - India

Frequent questions

Here you’ll find the answers to any doubts you might have about details of the collection and subscription terms and conditions. For more information don’t hesitate to call our customer services centre on 0345 155 6396.

What is the advantage of a subscription?
Subscribers get all issues delivered to their home at no extra cost, so you’ll never miss an issue. AND subscribers receive FIVE fantastic gifts worth £60 totally FREE!

1st gift: A Free binder
2nd gift: A Free issue
3rd gift: A Free 6-month subscription to National Geographic Kids magazine
4th gift: A Free giant-sized crystal geode
5th gift: A Free microscope
What happens if the gifts are no longer available?
Should the gifts be out of stock, we reserve the right to substitute them with similar articles of the same value. The articles are a non-monetary bonus and therefore cannot be exchanged for the same value in cash.

What does each issue cost?
The first issue comes at the special price of 99p. The second issue costs £3.99. All further issues will cost £5.99 (or £6.99 for the premium option). You will also receive 4 additional Binders at £6.99 that will be sent to you every 20 issues. You will also receive details and pricing in advance so you can notify if you do not wish to receive them.

What is a Premium subscription?
Choose a premium subscription and receive the Wonders of Nature slide collection. For only £1 more per issue from issue 3, you will receive an amazing collection of microscope-ready slides that recreate in super close-up detail these Wonders of Nature. This fabulous set makes the perfect accompaniment for your Free Microscope! 40 slides in total!

Slides come in boxes of 10, one pack delivered every 20 issues, the first pack of slides comes with your ninth delivery.

When will I receive the different issues?
With the first and second delivery you’ll receive a maximum of four issues, depending on which issue you started your subscription with. From issue 4 each delivery will consist of 4 issues and will be dispatched every 4 weeks. Your FREE binder will come with your first delivery. Your FREE issue will come with your second delivery. A FREE 6-month subscription to National Geographic Kids magazine from my third delivery. Then, you will receive your giant-sized crystal geode with your fifth delivery and the microscope with your eighth delivery.

Payments are taken every 28 days for 4 issues at a time. At the start of your subscription some payments may be closer together in order to bring you in line with the latest edition.

What happens if one of my issues arrives damaged?
Should this happen, please contact our customer services center immediately. Damaged issues can, with the agreement of customer services, be sent back at our expense to be replaced with an undamaged issue.

Will there be any cost for postage and shipping?
No, we bear all costs for you.

How do I cancel?
You can cancel a subscription at any time by contacting our customer services department.

How does my free subscription to National Geographic work?
You will receive 6 complimentary issues of the National Geographic magazine delivered directly, and separately, to you by National Geographic from your third delivery. The first magazine will be sent between 2 - 4 weeks after your third delivery.