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PostPosted: Dec 27, 2017 14:34    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - gypsum  




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 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6.2 x 6.8 cm
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 Viewed:  2914 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2018 17:40    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Le Burc Mine, Alban-Le Fraysse area, Tarn, Occitanie, France
 Dimensions: 9.6 x 7.4 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2018 17:57    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi Am,

It looks to me as from Valzergues. Are you sure is from Le Burc?

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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2018 19:20    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Hi Am,

It looks to me as from Valzergues. Are you sure is from Le Burc?

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I have to rely on the information I received from the dealer. It came out of a very large collection the dealer purchased. It is possible that it was incorrectly labeled.
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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2018 03:20    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

I agree with Jordi, this yellow color is typical from Valzergues. Yellow cubic fluorite does not exist in Le Burg (and not Le Burc).

http://www.geoforum.fr/topic/5507-toute-la-fluorine-dans-le-tarn/?page=4
http://www.geoforum.fr/uploads/post-19935-0-10656600-1403793844.jpg
http://www.geoforum.fr/uploads/monthly_05_2008/xpost-2401-1209753862_thumb.jpg.pagespeed.ic.e39KsCXXQl.jpg


In the same area you also have Peyrebrune with yellow cubes.
http://www.geoforum.fr/uploads/monthly_08_2008/post-80-1218289826_thumb.jpg
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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2018 04:05    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Philippe Durand wrote:
I agree with Jordi, this yellow color is typical from Valzergues .
But yellow cube does exist in Le Burg ( and not Le Burc)...

Absolutely Philippe, but I said Valzergues by the thin violet line in the corners of the crystals which is typical from Valzergues as well as the extra faces in the corners of the crystals (visible at the bottom of the lower crystal)
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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2018 18:46    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety chalcedony), Scolecite
 Locality:
Chandanapuri, Samgamner, Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India
 Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 10, 2018 20:29    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 7.6 x 8.4 cm
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 Viewed:  2487 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 13, 2018 15:35    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - azurite  




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 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Touissit, Touissit District, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.9 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 14, 2018 18:50    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

Quartz with inclusions of hematite.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Hematite
 Locality:
Chub Lake, Hailesboro, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
 Dimensions: 8.8 x 7.3 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 16, 2018 14:04    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - azurite with dolomite  




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 Mineral: Azurite, Dolomite, Malachite
 Locality:
Touissit, Touissit District, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 3.2 cm
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 Viewed:  2202 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2018 04:27    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - apophyllite with prehnite  

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 Mineral: Fluorapophyllite-(K), Prehnite
 Locality:
Pune District (Poonah District), Maharashtra, India
 Dimensions: 5.1 x 2.4 cm
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 Viewed:  2134 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 23, 2018 18:32    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - beryl  




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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald)
 Locality:
Swat, Swat District (Sway Valley), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 2.5 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2018 00:45    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  

Rhodochrosite after calcite.


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 14.7 x 11.5 cm
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 Viewed:  1779 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2018 08:42    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  

am mizunaka wrote:
Rhodochrosite after calcite.
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
Dimensions: 14.7 x 11.5 cm
I like Oppu Mine rhodos, they are always something special. Never seen them as a pseudomorph, very interesting.
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2018 23:21    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  

Tobi wrote:
am mizunaka wrote:
Rhodochrosite after calcite.
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
Dimensions: 14.7 x 11.5 cm
I like Oppu Mine rhodos, they are always something special. Never seen them as a pseudomorph, very interesting.


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1603 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 13, 2018 01:23    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Molybdenite  




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 Mineral: Molybdenite
 Locality:
Hirase Mine, Shirakawamura, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1465 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2018 13:15    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Tiro Estrella Mine, El Capitan Mountains, Capitan District, Lincoln County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 8.0 x 5.9 cm
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 Viewed:  1305 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2018 22:54    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Puy-St-Gulmier, Saint-Ours, Riom, Puy-de-Dôme Department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1215 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2018 16:12    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
 Dimensions: 5.7 x 4.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1128 Time(s)

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