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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2017 00:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Variscite, Wavellite


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 Mineral: Variscite, Wavellite
 Locality:
Avant Mine, Avant, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
 Dimensions: 5.7 cm
 Description:
Ex. JC Collection.
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PostPosted: Mar 18, 2017 08:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Vauxite


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 Mineral: Vauxite
 Locality:
Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 4.1 cm
 Description:
A very atypical example displaying very well-isolated aggregates of Vauxite contrasting with the white Wavellite-coated matrix. Photo by Mineral Classics.
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 Mineral: Cuprosklodowskite
 Locality:
Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Congo DR (Zaire)
 Dimensions: 6.5 cm
 Description:
Dazzling, electrifying, neon-green, acicular crystals of Cuprosklodowskite with a blinding sparkle are growing in a very shallow depression.
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PostPosted: Mar 18, 2017 12:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

That Variscite/Wavellite specimen from Avant Mine is simply excellent!!!
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PostPosted: Mar 29, 2017 23:56    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Thanks, Tobi! Apologies for the belated thank you.
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PostPosted: Mar 30, 2017 00:00    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Rhodochrosite, Quartz


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz
 Locality:
Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 1.5 cm
 Description:
Small but perfect.
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PostPosted: Mar 30, 2017 19:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Spinel


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 Mineral: Spinel, Marble
 Locality:
Pein-Pyit, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma
 Dimensions: 5 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 31, 2017 20:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Wulfenite


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 Mineral: Wulfenite, Mimetite
 Locality:
San Francisco Mine, Cerro Prieto, Cucurpe, Municipio Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6 cm
 Description:
Pristine.
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 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, USA
 Dimensions: 2 cm
 Description:
Ex- JC Collection.
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PostPosted: Apr 01, 2017 02:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Your photo quality could improve, but your specimen quality is excellent! :-)
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PostPosted: Apr 01, 2017 16:44    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

I appreciate your input, Tobi. I tend to struggle getting the specimens in perfect focus. Also, the color of the minerals vary greatly depending on the lighting---that's the most frustrating part. They always look better in person it seems.
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PostPosted: Apr 01, 2017 16:54    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Nunzio wrote:
I appreciate your input, Tobi. I tend to struggle getting the specimens in perfect focus. Also, the color of the minerals vary greatly depending on the lighting---that's the most frustrating part. They always look better in person it seems.

The quality of your photos, although not perfect, is acceptable and in my opinion it is over the average. The San Francisco mine wulfenite is great!
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PostPosted: Apr 02, 2017 01:46    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Carles Millan wrote:
Nunzio wrote:
I appreciate your input, Tobi. I tend to struggle getting the specimens in perfect focus. Also, the color of the minerals vary greatly depending on the lighting---that's the most frustrating part. They always look better in person it seems.
The quality of your photos, although not perfect, is acceptable and in my opinion it is over the average. The San Francisco mine wulfenite is great!
Some of them are indeed very good, e.g. the variscite and the vauxite at the top of this page. And they all are good concerning colour and contrast. The problem with some, e.g. the perfect little Sweet Home rhodochrosite, is that they are too fuzzy. But I know about the struggle with the lighting on some specimens :-(
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PostPosted: Apr 02, 2017 02:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Thank you Carles and Tobi for the additional input. It's always appreciated---whether good or bad!
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PostPosted: Apr 03, 2017 18:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

I've decided to post images of a Legrandite specimen from my collection, as it seems no one ever posts them.


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 Mineral: Legrandite
 Locality:
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 4 cm
 Description:
Beautiful spray of canary yellow Legrandite crystals. This style seems to be disappearing from the market. Photo 1 of 2.
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 Mineral: Legrandite
 Locality:
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 4 cm
 Description:
Photo 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  2454 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (Variety Amethyst)
 Locality:
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 6 cm
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PostPosted: Apr 04, 2017 01:55    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Very good aesthetic taste.
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PostPosted: Apr 04, 2017 12:18    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Great Mexican mineral classics!
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PostPosted: Apr 05, 2017 18:40    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Thank you, Tobi and Enrique!
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PostPosted: Jul 13, 2017 15:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Life has been hectic so I have not had a chance to post any new specimens. The highlight of this group is an ultra rare Wakabayashilite specimen.


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 Mineral: Stibnite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 10 cm
 Description:
Ex-JNCM Collection
 Viewed:  1378 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Sphaerocobaltite
 Locality:
Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Congo DR (Zaire)
 Dimensions: 2.5 cm
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 Viewed:  1376 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cuprite (variety chalcotrichite)
 Locality:
Chengmenshan Mine, Jiujiang Co., Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
 Dimensions: 5.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1380 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Wakabayashilite
 Locality:
Manhattan, Manhattan District, Nye County, Nevada, USA
 Dimensions: 5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1383 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Gormanite
 Locality:
Big Fish River, Dawson Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada
 Dimensions: 4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1384 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapophyllite-(K)
 Locality:
Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India
 Dimensions: 12 cm
 Description:
Ex-JNCM Collection
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PostPosted: Jul 14, 2017 03:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Beautiful specimens!
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PostPosted: Jul 15, 2017 00:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

The Romanian stibnite is really fine, aesthetic matrix specimens of that mineral are always a pleasure, especially when they come from classic localities. My favourite among your recently posted specimens!
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PostPosted: Jul 17, 2017 16:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of Nunzio  

Thank you, Pierre and Tobi!
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