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PostPosted: Mar 13, 2011 19:00    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

some new graphites on black amphiboles I found yesterday


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PostPosted: Mar 23, 2011 17:30    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Nice meionite about 2-1/2 cm in a vug with diopside and others, one of my new favorites


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PostPosted: Mar 26, 2011 09:59    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

This winters snow and rain helped wash off the dirt and now I'm finding some great fluorescents. Not sure but I think this stuff is Opal


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PostPosted: Mar 27, 2011 19:35    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Yellow and blue SW fluorescent band in a ten inch piece of marble (SW in daylight)
Granite loaded with hot pink meionite SW



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PostPosted: Mar 29, 2011 17:57    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

These are in SW-UV light in daylight. Very bright Fluoro-edenite, Diopside and Tremolite


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PostPosted: Apr 04, 2011 18:11    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Some Saturday finds, Green Pyroxene crystals 40 cm overall and a nice orange fluorescent piece ?


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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2011 18:25    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

I nice group of black Augite crystals, It needs a little more cleaning but its on my favorite list


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PostPosted: Apr 25, 2011 20:12    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Some of this weekends finds. Spinel, largest about 3.5 cm


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PostPosted: May 02, 2011 20:39    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

These are some new finds from the property, Purple Spinels We have found some nice sharp crystals largest is about 2 cm. They are with Phlogopite


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PostPosted: May 07, 2011 06:51    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Some more purple Spinels, we found quite a few this past week


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PostPosted: May 15, 2011 17:07    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

a large purple Spinel 4-1/2 cm and some weird green stuff on the opposite side of the Spinels, anyone have any ideas what it is ?


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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2011 07:11    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

A few Spinel floaters we found sifting the dirt. 2cm + each. Last picture, spinel on the right has a little different shape.


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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2011 21:25    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

This is a solid mass of Spinel and Uvite 14 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 12, 2011 19:19    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Some nice Spinels from Saturdays dig, they have some interesting random grouping compared to the others. all about 3 cm


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PostPosted: Jun 26, 2011 20:45    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

I was breaking up some marble and I found these pink crystals, anyone know what they could be ? Could it be corundum ? Third picture there is a small pink stone on mica


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PostPosted: Jul 17, 2011 19:59    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

This is in your Yard? holy smokes !

I'm in NY too.... border of Putnam and Dutchess counties. Where is Amity?

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PostPosted: Jul 18, 2011 04:33    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

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I was breaking up some marble and I found these pink crystals, anyone know what they could be ? Could it be corundum ? Third picture there is a small pink stone on mica


It looks to me like mica, maybe a litium mica like Lepidolite -> http://www.mindat.org/min-2380.html or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepidolite
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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2011 11:48    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Here are some more pink crystals.


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PostPosted: Aug 05, 2011 14:23    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Some new fluorescent pieces.
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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2011 12:59    Post subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York  

Thanks for showing your great interesting finds! Field collecting is always the best!!!
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