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PostPosted: Jan 21, 2017 21:13    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz with pyrite  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 19.5 x 9.6 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 25, 2017 00:33    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite pseudomorph  

Fluorite after calcite with tiny scattered quartz crystals. Selective areas of a second generation of small orange calcite crystals.


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite, Quartz
 Locality:
Carmen Mine (El Carmen Mine), West Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 7.8 x 6.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5987 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 28, 2017 18:01    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Collier Creek Mine, Mount Ida, Montgomery County, Arkansas, USA
 Dimensions: 10.8 x 9.6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5878 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 01, 2017 19:08    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Florián, Municipio Florián, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 10.8 x 9.6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5780 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2017 14:09    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite  




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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 10.0 x 5.0 cm
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 Viewed:  5708 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2017 15:58    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz reel mine  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 14.0 x 16.0 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 12, 2017 10:59    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz reel mine  

Fabulous "pineapple" from Reel Mine!
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PostPosted: Feb 12, 2017 14:45    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz reel mine  

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Fabulous "pineapple" from Reel Mine!


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2017 19:44    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Deer Hill, Stow, Oxford County, Maine, USA
 Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.3 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2017 23:10    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

Etched quartz.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 8.0 x 14.1 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2017 20:29    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz with inclusions  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Jamesonite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 12.5 x 4.0 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 23, 2017 17:21    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite with quartz  

Calcite and quartz with jamesonite inclusions.


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 Mineral: Calcite, Quartz, Jamesonite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 3.8 x 2.6 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 26, 2017 01:32    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz with calcite  

Opaque quartz coated with a secondary growth of tiny quartz crystals giving a textured appearance. Some scalenohedral calcite crystals are attached to the quartz and can be found in spots on the matrix. Smaller clusters of clear quartz are scattered on the matrix as well.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.1 cm
 Description:
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PostPosted: Mar 03, 2017 15:13    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite, Rosasite
 Locality:
Botsaris Mines, Zona Botsaris, Lavrion, Lavrion Mining District, Attikí (Attica) Prefecture, Greece
 Dimensions: 9.7 x 6.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4806 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite, Rosasite
 Locality:
Botsaris Mines, Zona Botsaris, Lavrion, Lavrion Mining District, Attikí (Attica) Prefecture, Greece
 Dimensions: 9.7 x 6.4 cm
 Description:
Detail of rosasite on back of specimen.
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PostPosted: Mar 05, 2017 18:52    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

Slightly sceptered quartz with a large movable bubble.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Karur District, Tamil Nadu, India
 Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.2 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2017 02:17    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite  




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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Verkhnii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4492 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 09, 2017 17:56    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Galena, Pyrite, Calcite
 Locality:
Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6.0 x 3.9 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2017 17:14    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Rutile, Hematite
 Locality:
Ibitiara, Bahia, Brazil
 Dimensions: 6.5 x 7.5 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 18, 2017 02:58    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - pyrite with calcite  

Pyrite on calcite with a few tiny galena crystals.


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 Mineral: Pyrite, Calcite, Galena
 Locality:
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 6.0 x 4.7 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 18, 2017 07:09    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

I like a lot the way how the pyrite crystals show only one face in the calcite crytals
very aesthetic
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