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PostPosted: Nov 16, 2017 02:53    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

These "Bastnäsites-(Ce)" from Trimouns are in fact Hydroxyl-bastnäsite-(Ce)
See: http://www.minsocam.org/msa/AmMin/TOC/Abstracts/2008_Abstracts/Apr08_Abstracts/Yang_p698_08.pdf (the extended version where is said that the samples used to determinate the species are from Trimouns is available if you are member of Minsocam:
http://www.minsocam.org/msa/AmMin/TOC/2008/Apr08.html

I already changed it in your caption http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=82384
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PostPosted: Nov 18, 2017 17:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Thank you Jordi !

Yellow diamond from South America, and autunite from Margnac uranium mine...



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 Mineral: Diamond
 Locality:
Santa Elena de Uairén, Gran Sabana, Bolívar, Venezuela
 Dimensions: 0,5 x 0,5 x 0,6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  714 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Meta-autunite
 Locality:
Margnac II Mine, Compreignac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: 3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  718 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 18, 2017 17:20    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Quartz from Wallis.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
 Locality:
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
 Dimensions: 8 cm
 Description:
Ex. Anton Watzl
 Viewed:  710 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
 Locality:
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
 Dimensions: 8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  712 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
 Locality:
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
 Description:
Details of hematites
 Viewed:  711 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 19, 2017 03:21    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Benj wrote:
Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
Dimensions: 8 cm
Very nice specimen with intense dark colour! Smoky quartz is one of my most favourite minerals (though my wife doesn't understand how one can love that brown/grey stuff ;-))
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PostPosted: Nov 19, 2017 17:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

radioactive opal.


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 Mineral: Opal (variety hyalite)
 Locality:
Zacatecas, Mexico
 Dimensions: crystal : 3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  595 Time(s)

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 Mineral: _Opal (variety hyalite)
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Zacatecas, Mexico
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Bought in SMAM
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PostPosted: Nov 24, 2017 10:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Very radioactive and big French pechblendes, approximately 500 uSv/h !!!


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 Mineral: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
 Locality:
La Crouzille, Saint-Sylvestre, Ambazac, Limoges, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: 22 x 17 x 8 cm
 Description:
polished !
 Viewed:  481 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Uraninite (variety "pitchblende") with "gummites" and Curite (?)
 Locality:
Margnac II Mine, Compreignac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: 10 x 9 cm
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Polished !
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