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PostPosted: Aug 03, 2017 09:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

The following two thumbnail specimens were collected by my parents in 1997.


TN205 Calcite (twin) - Hanover Quarry, York County, Pennsylvania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Hanover Quarry, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
 Dimensions: 1.9 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
Nicely-twinned yellow calcite crystal.
 Viewed:  770 Time(s)

TN205 Calcite (twin) - Hanover Quarry, York County, Pennsylvania.jpg



TN203 Quartz var. Herkimer diamond - Crystal Grove, St. Johnsville, New York.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
 Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.2 cm
 Description:
Two iron-stained "Herkimer diamond" quartz crystals resting on a druzy quartz coated dolostone.
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TN203 Quartz var. Herkimer diamond - Crystal Grove, St. Johnsville, New York.jpg


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PostPosted: Aug 03, 2017 10:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Quartz
Locality: Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Description: Two iron-stained "Herkimer diamond" quartz crystals resting on a druzy quartz coated dolostone.
Didn't know they came also in yellow, really interesting.
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PostPosted: Aug 03, 2017 10:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
crosstimber wrote:
Quartz
Locality: Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Description: Two iron-stained "Herkimer diamond" quartz crystals resting on a druzy quartz coated dolostone.
Didn't know they came also in yellow, really interesting.


Tobi, I believe most of the color is iron surface staining. It could probably be removed with oxalic acid, but I prefer to leave it as is. Everyone has clear quartz :>)
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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 14:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Quartz


TN185 Quartz - Jiulong Co,, Ganzi Aut. Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Jiulong, Garzê Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
 Dimensions: 1.0 x 1.6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  614 Time(s)

TN185 Quartz - Jiulong Co,, Ganzi Aut. Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.jpg



TN649 Quartz rutilated - Permskaya Oblast, Urals, Russia.JPG
 Mineral: Quartz with Rutile
 Locality:
Tyoplaya Gora, Ust'-Tiskos, Gornozavodskii area, Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 1.2 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  613 Time(s)

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TN487 Rose Quartz - Pitorra Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 Locality:
Pitorra Claim, Alto da Pitorra, Laranjeiras, Galiléia, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 1.8 x 2.0 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2017 14:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

More quartz


Quartz - Ornach, Khuzdar District, Balochistan, Pakistan.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Ornach, Khuzdar District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 0.9 x 1.5 cm
 Description:
Transparent quartz with negative crystals and yellow petroleum inclusions.
 Viewed:  557 Time(s)

Quartz - Ornach, Khuzdar District, Balochistan, Pakistan.jpg



Quartz - Roswell, New Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 1.0 x 1.6 cm
 Description:
Quartz with hematite inclusions, locally known as "Pecos diamonds."
 Viewed:  555 Time(s)

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Quartz - Teller County, Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 0.4 x 2.9 cm
 Description:
Elongated smoky quartz crystals in parallel growth.
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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2017 10:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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1961 Sphalerite - Camp Bird Mine, Ouray Co., Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Sphalerite
 Locality:
Camp Bird Mine, Gordon replacement orebody, level 21, Camp Bird, San Juan Mountains, Ouray, Sneffels District, Ouray County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 6.0 cm
 Description:
Sharp black sphalerite crystals with bright pyrite and minor calcite from the Gordon replacement orebody, Level 21.
 Viewed:  474 Time(s)

1961 Sphalerite - Camp Bird Mine, Ouray Co., Colorado.jpg



1962 Galena - Weardale, County Durham, England.jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.5 cm
 Description:
Lustrous cube-octahedral galena crystals with small yellow fluorite cubes and crystallized siderite.
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1962 Galena - Weardale, County Durham, England.jpg


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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2017 12:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
Galena
Locality: Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.5 cm
Description: Lustrous cube-octahedral galena crystals with small yellow fluorite cubes and crystallized siderite.
A galena specimen with PERFECT aesthetics, I love it :-)
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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2017 13:15    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
crosstimber wrote:
Galena
Locality: Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.5 cm
Description: Lustrous cube-octahedral galena crystals with small yellow fluorite cubes and crystallized siderite.
A galena specimen with PERFECT aesthetics, I love it :-)


Tobi - Thanks from one galenaphile to another.
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PostPosted: Aug 11, 2017 14:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Quartz (variety amethyst) - Piedra Parada, Veracruz, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  306 Time(s)

Quartz (variety amethyst)  - Piedra Parada, Veracruz, Mexico.jpg



Topaz - Veronica Mine, El Copetillo, Mun. de Villa Garcia, Zacatecas, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Topaz
 Locality:
Veronica Mine, El Copetillo, Municipio Villa García, Zacatecas, Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.1 x 2.3 cm
 Description:
Orange-brown Topaz crystals on rhyolite.
 Viewed:  307 Time(s)

Topaz - Veronica Mine, El Copetillo, Mun. de Villa Garcia, Zacatecas, Mexico.jpg



Calcite - Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Iraí, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
 Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.5 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2017 09:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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2472 Stibnite on calcite - Herja Mine, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Stibnite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 6.5 cm
 Description:
Divergent groups of lustrous stibnite resting on thin matrix of crystallized white calcite.
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2472 Stibnite on calcite - Herja Mine, Romania.jpg


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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2017 10:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Thank you, Michael. Pleasurable viewing:-)
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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2017 14:05    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Thank you, Michael. Pleasurable viewing:-)


Many thanks, Pierre. Glad to be one of the sources of your "viewing pleasure."
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PostPosted: Aug 16, 2017 09:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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2473 Quartz var. amethyst - Piedra Parada, Veracruz, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 4.5 x 5.0 cm
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 Viewed:  95 Time(s)

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