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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2017 19:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

A range of interesting fluorites from Pakistan. Great to see what gets into the corner for near disposal.


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Koh-i-Maran, Kalat District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 190 mm x 165 mm x 80 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Khan, Pakistan.
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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Koh-i-Maran, Kalat District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 190 mm x 165 mm x 80 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Khan, Pakistan.
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 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite
 Locality:
Koh-i-Maran, Kalat District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 110 mm x 100 mm 85 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Khan, Pakistan.
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 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite
 Locality:
Koh-i-Maran, Kalat District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 110 mm x 100 mm 85 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Khan, Pakistan.
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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Koh-i-Maran, Kalat District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 130 mm x 88 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Khan, Pakistan.
 Viewed:  2817 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Koh-i-Maran, Kalat District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 130 mm x 88 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Khan, Pakistan.
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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Koh-i-Maran, Kalat District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 135 mm x 115 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 1. From Khan, Pakistan.
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2017 10:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

A few odds and ends.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Wilkes County, Georgia, USA
 Dimensions: 65 mm x 65 mm x 65 mm
 Description:
This is a sample I've acquired when living in Georgia. It was only mentioned as being from the Wilkes County area.
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 Mineral: Jamesonite, Pyrite, Arsenopyrite, Sphalerite, Quartz
 Locality:
Mexico
 Dimensions: 120 mm x 95 mm x 65 mm
 Description:
Quite a busy sample.
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 Mineral: Emerald, Quartz, Schist
 Locality:
Mitchell County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 91 mm x 57 mm x 42 mm
 Description:
Ledford Mine, Mitchell County, NC, USA
Picture 1 of 2. Obtained from Terry Ledford in the mid 1980s. The emerald is buried in quartz and schist but visible. I haven't cleaned it up because is interesting to see the intergrowth.
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 Mineral: Emerald, Quartz, Schist
 Locality:
Mitchell County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 91 mm x 57 mm x 42 mm
 Description:
Ledford Mine, Mitchell County, NC, USA
Picture 2 of 2. Obtained from Terry Ledford in the mid 1980s. The emerald is buried in quartz and schist but visible. I haven't cleaned it up because is interesting to see the intergrowth.
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 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Poovey Garnet Mine, Petche Gap, Burke County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 65 mm x 65 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From digger in the area. A nice single crystal.
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 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Poovey Garnet Mine, Petche Gap, Burke County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 65 mm x 65 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From digger in the area. A nice single crystal.
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2017 12:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Nice fluorite from Pakistan.
This is the first time I have seen fluorite crystals like these from Pakistan.
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2017 13:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Hello Robert,

I have added the Poovey Garnet Mine to the database. The location of the mine is at Petche Gap which is just a short distance southeast of Morganton. Also, I changed the species of garnet to almandine, as that is the type of garnet that occurs there.

Your amethyst from Wilkes County, Georgia is probably from Jackson's Crossroads. I noted that you acquired a few of the specimens from Terry Ledford and Terry was one of the owners/operators of the amethyst mine at Jackson's Crossroads.

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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2017 13:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Thanks. They were a pleasant surprise. With zeolite and tourmaline overload I had not been looking at many Pakistan and Indian dealers in Tucson. These I found after accidentally running into a 'pile' of mostly broken fluorite chunks in the corner of a primarily tourmaline / aquamarine / etc. dealer. I've started poking back into these corners again.
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2017 13:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Yes. It was many years ago and all he would commit to at the time was a very vague location. I'm often torn between specifying as described vs. what additional analysis, including pictures, leads me to. For example, the answer occasionally to find something looking similar on Mindat and assume that is location is depressing. Thanks.
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PostPosted: Mar 19, 2017 11:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Two additional wulfenite specimens from Rowley Mine, AZ.


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 Mineral: Wulfenite, Mimetite
 Locality:
Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock District, Painted Rock Mountains, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 245 mm x 155 mm x 95 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 3. Largest single crystals on this specimen to 20 mm. From TCR Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.
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 Mineral: Wulfenite, Mimetite
 Locality:
Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock District, Painted Rock Mountains, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 245 mm x 155 mm x 95 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 3. Largest single crystals on this specimen to 20 mm. From TCR Gallery, Phoenix.
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 Mineral: Wulfenite, Mimetite
 Locality:
Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock District, Painted Rock Mountains, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 245 mm x 155 mm x 95 mm
 Description:
Picture 3 of 3. Largest single crystals on this specimen to 20 mm. From TCR Gallery, Phoenix.
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 Mineral: Wulfenite, Mimetite
 Locality:
Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock District, Painted Rock Mountains, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 163 mm x 95 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Largest single crystals on this specimen to 0.7 mm. From Gallery TCR, Phoenix, AZ.
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 Mineral: Wulfenite, Mimetite
 Locality:
Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock District, Painted Rock Mountains, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 163 mm x 95 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Largest single crystals on this specimen to 0.7 mm. From Gallery TCR, Phoenix, AZ.
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2017 09:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

A few more - fluorite and calcite/aragonite.


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Guxian, Minggang, Shihe District, Xinyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
 Dimensions: 140 mm x 137 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Dr. Kelly Cooper.
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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Guxian, Minggang, Shihe District, Xinyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
 Dimensions: 140 mm x 137 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Dr. Kelly Cooper.
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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Guxian, Minggang, Shihe District, Xinyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
 Dimensions: 130 mm x 100 mm x 50 mm
 Description:
From ejmineral.
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 Mineral: Calcite and Aragonite
 Locality:
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 105 mm x 75 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Location provided was Cave Rock - another dealer who was somewhat vague when discussing the source. Obtained approx. 1994.
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 Mineral: Calcite and Aragonite
 Locality:
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 105 mm x 75 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Location provided was Cave Rock - another dealer who was somewhat vague when discussing the source. Obtained approx. 1994.
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2017 09:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Robert,

Are you sure your first 2 or 3 pix are fluorite? Smithsonite of these colors sure looks similar. And are you sure your last 2 pix are aragonite? They look like they could be calcite to me. For these examples, ID should be verified by more than just what some dealer said.

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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2017 10:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Bob Harman wrote:
ROBERT, Are you sure your first 2 or 3 pix are fluorite? Smithsonite of these colors sure looks similar. And are you sure your last 2 pix are aragonite? They look like they could be calcite to me. For these examples, ID should be verified by more than just what some dealer said. BOB


Bob,
The Minggang, China location is noted for producing botryoidal purple fluorite - no smithsonite to my knowledge, despite the strong resemblance to specimens from Choix, Mexico.

I agree that the aragonite specimen looks more like calcite. Actually, it probably has some of both on it, as it likely came from one of the many cave locations in the area
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2017 19:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Fluorite - Yes, I had some questions when first saw these. However, location and similarity to what's coming from Mingang were supportive. Also did some testing for physical/chemical properties. All were positive.

Aragonite specimen - Agree probably some of each. I have listed as Aragonite / Calcite in record. In the past when producing precipitated calcium carbonate products it was interesting to see how variations in chemical and physical operating conditions would impact crystal growth. Sometimes in undesired directions.

The days when had lab reporting to me and could have x-ray and other analytical info were great.

A bonus (?) and frustration collecting minerals from copper, lead, zinc orebodies is the diversity and the occasion of visual similarity. I have two specimens at home that look remarkable similar - they are pseudomorphs after calcite - both from San Antonio Mine, Santa Eulalia District, Chihuahua, Mexico. One is purportedly smithsonite and the other siderite. When time permits I need to conduct some tests to sort this out. Any thoughts?

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PostPosted: Mar 26, 2017 18:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Two specimens from Viburnam Trend, MO, USA and one from Upper Mississippi Valley District.


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 Mineral: Galena, Pyrite
 Locality:
Brushy Creek Mine, Greeley, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 78 mm x 68 mm x 63 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. For better view of the galena. From Weinrich Auctions.
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 Mineral: Galena, Pyrite
 Locality:
Brushy Creek Mine, Greeley, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 78 mm x 68 mm x 63 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. For closer view of the pyrite. From Weinrich Auctions.
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 Mineral: Quartz, Dolomite, Sphalerite, Galena
 Locality:
Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 110 mm x 75 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Obtained approximately 1990.
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 Mineral: Quartz, Dolomite, Sphalerite, Galena
 Locality:
Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 110 mm x 75 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Obtained approximately 1990.
 Viewed:  2344 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Blackstone Mine, Shullsburg area, Upper Mississippi Valley District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
 Dimensions: 107 mm x 58 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. I've been looking for specimens from these older US Lead-Zinc districts for some time. The hunt continues.
 Viewed:  2340 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Blackstone Mine, Shullsburg area, Upper Mississippi Valley District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
 Dimensions: 107 mm x 58 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. I've been looking for specimens from these older US Lead-Zinc districts for some time. The hunt continues.
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PostPosted: Mar 31, 2017 11:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Miscellaneous global specimens.


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 Mineral: Scheelite, Muscovite
 Locality:
Pingwu Mine, Huya township, Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
 Dimensions: 80 mm x 58 mm x 30 mm
 Description:
There was additional detail with this specimen - it had Ping Wu Mine plus 'Bao Feng Wu Mine' noted. Major crystal is 20 mm on edge.
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 Mineral: Siderite
 Locality:
Bouse, Plomosa District, Plomosa Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 90 mm x 67 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
Obtained approx. 1988.
 Viewed:  2223 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Mibladen (Mibladen mining district), Midelt, Midelt Province, Meknčs-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 50 mm x 38 mm x 35 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Crystal is 40 mm long. From Ira Thomas, 1994.
 Viewed:  2229 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Mibladen (Mibladen mining district), Midelt, Midelt Province, Meknčs-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 50 mm x 38 mm x 35 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Crystal is 40 mm long. From Ira Thomas, 1994.
 Viewed:  2226 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Barite, Fluorite
 Locality:
Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 63 mm x 63 mm x 58 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Obtained 1994.
 Viewed:  2227 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Barite, Fluorite
 Locality:
Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 63 mm x 63 mm x 58 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Obtained 1994.
 Viewed:  2227 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Ferberite, Calcite
 Locality:
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 55 mm x 35 mm x 17 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Obtained 1996.
 Viewed:  2224 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Ferberite, Calcite
 Locality:
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 55 mm x 35 mm x 17 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Obtained 1996.
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PostPosted: Apr 02, 2017 21:56    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Zircon and Cuprite from 1997.


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 Mineral: Cuprite
 Locality:
Kolwezi District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Congo DR (Zaire)
 Dimensions: 75 mm x 60 mm x 28 mm
 Description:
Major crystal is 18 mm on edge. From Carter Rich.
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 Mineral: Zircon
 Locality:
Kipawa complex, Sheffield Lake, Témiscamingue County, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 35 mm x 25 mm x 22 mm
 Description:
Crystal is 23 mm long. From Carter Rich.
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PostPosted: Apr 06, 2017 20:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Two native copper specimens - Michigan and Arizona.


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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Ray Mines, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 380 mm x 260 mm x 20 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. First side. Collected 2013.
 Viewed:  1979 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Ray Mines, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 380 mm x 260 mm x 20 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Second side. Collected 2013.
 Viewed:  1979 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan, USA
 Dimensions: 240 mm x 140 mm x 100 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Obtained 2013. I've referenced this as Lake Superior Copper District, Michigan because the district includes both Houghton and Keweenaw Counties, Michigan. The location choice should probably be clarified in locality.
 Viewed:  1982 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Lake Superior Copper District, Keweenaw County, Michigan, USA
 Dimensions: 240 mm x 140 mm x 100 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Obtained 2013. I've referenced this as Lake Superior Copper District, Michigan because the district includes both Houghton and Keweenaw Counties, Michigan. The location choice should probably be clarified in locality.
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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2017 14:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Cerussite specimen from Flux Mine and some Calcite specimens from Tri-State Lead-Zinc District, MO/OK/KS, USA. The latter district was subject of recent Mineralogical Record issue.


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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Flux Mine, Flux Gulch, Alum Gulch, Patagonia Mountains, Harshaw District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 240 mm x 120 mm x 93 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 3. From Gallery TCR. x Ted Harris.
 Viewed:  1891 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Flux Mine, Flux Gulch, Alum Gulch, Patagonia Mountains, Harshaw District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 240 mm x 120 mm x 93 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 3. From Gallery TCR. x Ted Harris.
 Viewed:  1886 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Flux Mine, Flux Gulch, Alum Gulch, Patagonia Mountains, Harshaw District, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 240 mm x 120 mm x 93 mm
 Description:
Picture 3 of 3. From Gallery TCR. x Ted Harris.
 Viewed:  1888 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Mid-Continent Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 115 mm x 93 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. Two distinct generations of calcite. From Todd + Sara Hoeg.
 Viewed:  1883 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Mid-Continent Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 115 mm x 93 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. Two distinct generations of calcite. From Todd + Sara Hoeg.
 Viewed:  1886 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Blue Mound Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 127 mm x 75 mm x 62 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 3. The stepped crystal faces are distinctive. From Todd and Sara Hoeg.
 Viewed:  1886 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Blue Mound Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 127 mm x 75 mm x 62 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 3. The stepped crystal faces are distinctive. From Todd and Sara Hoeg.
 Viewed:  1889 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Blue Mound Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 127 mm x 75 mm x 62 mm
 Description:
Picture 3 of 3. The stepped crystal faces are distinctive. There is evidence of started crystal at center. From Todd and Sara Hoeg.
 Viewed:  1885 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Blue Mound Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 150 mm x 120 mm x 75 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Val Latham.
 Viewed:  1882 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Blue Mound Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 150 mm x 120 mm x 75 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Val Latham.
 Viewed:  1884 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 13, 2017 17:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

A few smithsonite specimens from New Mexico and Mexico.


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 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 63 mm x 53 mm x 45 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Gary Ledford.
 Viewed:  1815 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
Kelly Mine, Magdalena, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 63 mm x 53 mm x 45 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Gary Ledford.
 Viewed:  1811 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
San Antonio Mine (San Antonio el Grande Mine), East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 170 mm x 140 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  1811 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
San Antonio Mine (San Antonio el Grande Mine), East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 170 mm x 140 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  1815 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Smithsonite, Goethite
 Locality:
San Antonio Mine (San Antonio el Grande Mine), East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 165 mm x 125 mm x 115 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  1809 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Smithsonite, Goethite
 Locality:
San Antonio Mine (San Antonio el Grande Mine), East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 165 mm x 125 mm x 115 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  1817 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 15, 2017 15:42    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Some cuprite specimens.


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 Mineral: Cuprite, Copper
 Locality:
Rubtsovskoe, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Kray, Western-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 120 mm x 78 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Distal Ltd.
 Viewed:  1733 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cuprite, Copper
 Locality:
Rubtsovskoe, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Kray, Western-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 120 mm x 78 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Distal Ltd. In this picture it is surrounded by cuprite crystals.
 Viewed:  1737 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cuprite, limonite, Malachite
 Locality:
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
 Dimensions: 125 mm x 110 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Emil Yatsko.
 Viewed:  1735 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cuprite, Limonite, Malachite
 Locality:
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
 Dimensions: 125 mm x 110 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Emil Yatsko.
 Viewed:  1736 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 18, 2017 00:00    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

An anglesite specimen from Morocco and two mimetite specimens from Mexico.


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 Mineral: Mimetite
 Locality:
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 90 mm x 60 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2. From Mikon Minerals.
 Viewed:  1617 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Mimetite
 Locality:
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 90 mm x 60 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2. From Mikon Minerals.
 Viewed:  1616 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Mimetite
 Locality:
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 92 mm x 55 mm x 52 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 1. From Mikon Minerals.
 Viewed:  1618 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2017 16:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Back to posting some of my collection.
Some fluorite to start.



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 Mineral: Galena, Fluorite, Chalcopyrite
 Locality:
Naica Mine, Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 90 mm X 75 mm X 40 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  185 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 72 mm X 68 mm X 68 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  183 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 72 mm X 68 mm X 68 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  183 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 72 mm X 68 mm X 68 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  184 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 100 mm x 78 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  184 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 100 mm x 78 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  183 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Löllingite, Baryte
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kčshíkčténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 135 mm x 110 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  184 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Löllingite, Baryte
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kčshíkčténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 135 mm x 110 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  183 Time(s)

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