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PostPosted: Apr 02, 2017 02:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Joseph D'Oliveira wrote:
Galena on Sphalerite
Locality: Germany
Description: The locality for this specimen was listed as Becke-Oese Quarry in Sauerland, Germany. I received this on a trade many years ago and based on research on the locality, I'm not sure that the information is correct.
Hi Joseph, I will not exclude other localities (e.g. Pfannenberger Einigkeit Mine), but this could indeed be a specimen from Becke-Oese.

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PostPosted: Apr 02, 2017 07:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Tobi wrote:
Joseph D'Oliveira wrote:
Galena on Sphalerite
Locality: Germany
Description: The locality for this specimen was listed as Becke-Oese Quarry in Sauerland, Germany. I received this on a trade many years ago and based on research on the locality, I'm not sure that the information is correct.
Hi Joseph, I will not exclude other localities (e.g. Pfannenberger Einigkeit Mine), but this could indeed be a specimen from Becke-Oese.

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Thanks Tobi,
I have it on file in my notes as Becke-Oese but I have misplaced the original label that came with the specimen. When I couldn't find any images that were similar from the locality, I wasn't sure that I wanted to attribute it to the location.
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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2017 21:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

A few more from my collection.


aca1.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite on Acanthite
 Locality:
Keeley-Frontier Mine, South Lorrain Township, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 13x11x3 cm
 Description:
Druzy calcite crystals covering acanthite. From the Keeley Mine.
 Viewed:  948 Time(s)

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bar1.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 10x9x2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  947 Time(s)

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bou1.jpg
 Mineral: Bournonite with Pyrite
 Locality:
Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 8x7x2.5 cm
 Description:
A quartz matrix with bournonite crystals and rosettes of micro pyrite crystals.
 Viewed:  945 Time(s)

bou1.jpg



cop2.jpg
 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Itauz Mine, Dzhezkazgan, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan
 Dimensions: 10x8x2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  948 Time(s)

cop2.jpg



elb2.jpg
 Mineral: Elbaite
 Locality:
Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 11x7x5 cm
 Description:
A mass of thin, interconnecting crystals with patches of mica variety lepidolite.
 Viewed:  948 Time(s)

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epi1.jpg
 Mineral: Epidote
 Locality:
Barranc de les Collades, Pantà d'Escales, Casterner de les Olles, Tremp, Comarca Pallars Jussà, Lleida/Lérida, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: 6x8x3 cm
 Description:
Unfortunately the picture does not do this specimen justice.
 Viewed:  952 Time(s)

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flu1.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
First Sovietsky Mine, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 11x5x2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  948 Time(s)

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flu2.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite on Sphalerite
 Locality:
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
 Dimensions: 14x9x6 cm
 Description:
Two large fluorite cubes perched on a matrix of sphalerite.
 Viewed:  945 Time(s)

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ku1.jpg
 Mineral: Hornblende
 Locality:
Tory Hill area, Haliburton County, Ontario, Canada
 Description:
Another difficult specimen to photograph. A nice representative specimen from the locality.
 Viewed:  946 Time(s)

ku1.jpg



sil1.jpg
 Mineral: Silver
 Locality:
Castle Mine, Haultain Township, Gowganda area, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 7x6x3 cm
 Description:
A self collected piece.
 Viewed:  945 Time(s)

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spo1.jpg
 Mineral: Spodumene
 Locality:
Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 15x7x3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  945 Time(s)

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tou1.jpg
 Mineral: Schorl
 Locality:
Sceptre Claims, Emerald Lake, Mayo Mining District, Yukon Territory, Canada
 Dimensions: 16x6x5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  948 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2017 09:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Here are a few of the smaller pieces in my collection.


and1.jpg
 Mineral: Andorite with Zinkenite on Pyrite
 Locality:
San José Mine, Oruro City, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 4x2.5x1 cm
 Description:
Andorite with zinkenite on a pyrite matrix.
 Viewed:  865 Time(s)

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ber1.jpg
 Mineral: Berthierite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 8.5x3.5x2.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  860 Time(s)

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cop1.jpg
 Mineral: Cuprite on Copper
 Locality:
Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Kray, Western-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 3.5x2x1 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  862 Time(s)

cop1.jpg



dio1.jpg
 Mineral: Dioptase with Duftite on Calcite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 4.5x4.5x2 cm
 Description:
Dioptase crystals to 1cm with duftite on calcite.
 Viewed:  858 Time(s)

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qtz1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Herkimer County, New York, USA
 Dimensions: 5x3x4 cm
 Description:
A cluster of doubly terminated quartz crystals.
 Viewed:  859 Time(s)

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sil1.jpg
 Mineral: Silver
 Locality:
Sokolovskiy Mine, Rudny Altai, Kostanai Oblast, Kazakhstan
 Dimensions: 3.5x2x2.5 cm
 Description:
A small cluster of silver wires.
 Viewed:  860 Time(s)

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cal1.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 20x9x4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  867 Time(s)

cal1.jpg



cop3.jpg
 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Michigan, USA
 Dimensions: 13x4x2 cm
 Description:
Copper with a few crudely developed crystals from the Upper Peninsula in Michigan. There was no exact locality attributed to the piece.
 Viewed:  861 Time(s)

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flu1.jpg
 Mineral: Dolomite on Fluorite
 Locality:
Moscona Mine, El Llano, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Comarca Avilés, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 16x7x4 cm
 Description:
A matrix of cubic fluorite covered with dolomite.
 Viewed:  862 Time(s)

flu1.jpg



gal2.jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
West Fork Mine, Centerville, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 7x5.5x2.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  867 Time(s)

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py1.jpg
 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Nikolaevski Mine, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 9x4.5x4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  860 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2017 13:14    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

I love the West Fork galena, excellent!
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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2017 13:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Thanks Tobi, I received that in a trade back in the 90's. It's in very good condition and the galena sits on sphalerite.





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PostPosted: Apr 19, 2017 02:37    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Tobi wrote:
I love the West Fork galena, excellent!
Joseph D'Oliveira wrote:
Thanks Tobi, I received that in a trade back in the 90's. It's in very good condition and the galena sits on sphalerite.
Indeed in very good condition, congratulations on having such a superb West Fork specimen.
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PostPosted: Apr 20, 2017 19:15    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

A few more for you to view.


ber1.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl with Albite
 Locality:
Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 5x2x2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  648 Time(s)

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gyp1.JPG
 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Cattle Grid deposit, Mount Gunson Copper mines, Pernatty Lagoon, Stuart Shelf, South Australia, Australia
 Dimensions: 11x11x6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  650 Time(s)

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mim1.jpg
 Mineral: Mimetite on Calcite
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 10x6x2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  652 Time(s)

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pyr1.jpg
 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Sherman Mine, Burke, Coeur d'Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho, USA
 Dimensions: 7x3.5x1.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  653 Time(s)

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pyr3.jpg
 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Canutillos Mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 12x6x4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  645 Time(s)

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sil1.jpg
 Mineral: Silver with Safflorite
 Locality:
Castle Mine, Haultain Township, Gowganda area, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 14x5x3.5 cm
 Description:
An interesting combination of safflorite coated silver crystals and silver leaf. Not the most aesthetic of specimens.
 Viewed:  646 Time(s)

sil1.jpg



sul2.jpg
 Mineral: Sulphur
 Locality:
Vodinskoe deposit, Samaraskaya Oblast', Povolzhsky Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 7.5x5x2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  648 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2017 02:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Joseph, nice pieces. Congratulations!!!

Regarding the last photo of Beryl with Albite, I think it comes from Shigar Valley.

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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2017 07:54    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Hi Manuel,
Thank you for the compliment on my collection pieces. As far as the beryl goes, I can only go with the information that was provided with the specimen, it was one that I purchased many years ago. If the consensus is that the locality is incorrect, I have no issue with changing it.

Cheers,
Joe

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Joseph, nice pieces. Congratulations!!!

Regarding the last photo of Beryl with Albite, I think it comes from Shigar Valley.

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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2017 09:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira  

Joseph D'Oliveira wrote:
Sulphur
Locality: Vodinskoe deposit, Samaraskaya Oblast', Povolzhsky Region, Russia
Dimensions: 7.5x5x2 cm
Always nice to see an aesthetic and well-crystallized sulphur specimen that is NOT from Sicily :-)
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