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PostPosted: Jan 20, 2017 12:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:) collected summer 2015 by JF Astier


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky and gwindel)
 Locality:
Col des cristaux, Bassin du Talèfre, Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 Dimensions: 100mm x 70mm x 45mm
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a smoky combination of gwindel and prismatic crystals
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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky and gwindel)
 Locality:
Col des cristaux, Bassin du Talèfre, Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 Dimensions: 100mm x 70mm x 45mm
 Description:
the small gwindell
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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky and gwindel)
 Locality:
Col des cristaux, Bassin du Talèfre, Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 Dimensions: 100mm x 70mm x 45mm
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PostPosted: Jan 21, 2017 08:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

A gwindel on matrix together with normal crystals - not bad!!! :-)
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PostPosted: Jan 22, 2017 01:52    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

thank you Tobi. I was lucky to catch it
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PostPosted: Jan 27, 2017 12:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:)


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 Mineral: Conichalcite and Calcite
 Locality:
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 110mm x 60mm x 30mm
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PostPosted: Feb 02, 2017 12:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:)


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 Mineral: Sphalerite
 Locality:
Second Sovetskii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 60mm x 60mm x 60mm
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 Viewed:  6088 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Sphalerite
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Second Sovetskii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
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PostPosted: Feb 02, 2017 12:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

Very aesthetic sphalerite specimen, Philippe, I like it :-)
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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2017 12:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

thank you Tobi

I really appreciate :)
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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2017 15:17    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:)


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 Locality:
Capestang, Béziers District, Hérault, Occitanie, France
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Capestang, Béziers District, Hérault, Occitanie, France
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PostPosted: Feb 17, 2017 10:46    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:)


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Dongshan Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2017 03:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:)


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 Mineral: Barite
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Jebel Ouichane Mines, Beni Bou Ifrour, Nador, Nador Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
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PostPosted: Mar 05, 2017 12:56    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:) the last entry


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 Mineral: Fluorite and Calcite
 Locality:
Jingbian Mine, Hengbu, Zongyang, Anqing Prefecture, Anhui Province, China
 Dimensions: 95mm x 45mm x 45mm
 Description:
the main crystal is 20mm wide
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 Mineral: Fluorite and Calcite
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Jingbian Mine, Hengbu, Zongyang, Anqing Prefecture, Anhui Province, China
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PostPosted: Mar 21, 2017 12:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

The last entry from the late March Paris show.


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 Mineral: Hematite and Quartz
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Jinlong Hill, Longchuan, Heyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
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Shining black platy crystals (better in person)
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Jinlong Hill, Longchuan, Heyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
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PostPosted: Mar 31, 2017 13:40    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

:) not very sexy rock, I must admit


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 Mineral: Vivianite
 Locality:
Kerch peninsula, Crimea peninsula, Crimea Oblast', Ukraine
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PostPosted: Apr 01, 2017 02:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

Philippe Durand wrote:
:) not very sexy rock, I must admit


Sexy???? I thought only women were sexy:-)

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PostPosted: Apr 06, 2017 15:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

Pierre it is a question of geometry :)


For the occurence, it is Lubumbashi without any other indication about the mine
if an administrator can correct it, it will be nice.



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 Mineral: Dioptase
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Congo DR (Zaire)
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PostPosted: Apr 06, 2017 16:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

Philippe Durand wrote:
...For the occurence, it is Lubumbashi without any other indication about the mine
if an administrator can correct it, it will be nice.

No references for Dioptase in Lubumbashi area...

I would say Tantara but I can't be sure. I believe that the best to do is label it just as "Congo R.D."
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PostPosted: Apr 06, 2017 23:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

Hello Jordi
You are surely right; please correct it as you wrote.
It is an old specimen bought in a curiosity and gift shop 40 years ago with a paper label indicating Lubumbashi.
It is surely not an accurate reference.:)
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PostPosted: Apr 16, 2017 11:21    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

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E183.JPG
 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
Alpe d'Huez, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 Dimensions: 90mm x 55mm x 30mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4706 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
Alpe d'Huez, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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PostPosted: May 05, 2017 11:15    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

This specimen should have a better photographer :)


E184.JPG
 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 35mm x 45mm x 25mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4497 Time(s)

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E184 TER.JPG
 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 35mm x 45mm x 25mm
 Description:
a close up
 Viewed:  4496 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 35mm x 45mm x 25mm
 Description:
a close up
 Viewed:  4500 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2017 11:44    Post subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand  

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Flamboro Quarry, West Flamborough, Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 90mm x 60mm x 45mm
 Description:
largest crystal is 20mm wide
 Viewed:  4077 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Flamboro Quarry, West Flamborough, Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 90mm x 60mm x 45mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4074 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Flamboro Quarry, West Flamborough, Hamilton, Wentworth County, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 90mm x 60mm x 45mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4079 Time(s)

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