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PostPosted: Jan 23, 2018 09:09    Post subject: Re: James' collection  

Last one for today. Nice Witherite


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 Mineral: Witherite
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Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nent Valley, Alston Moor District, North Pennines Orefield, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
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PostPosted: Jan 23, 2018 09:35    Post subject: Re: James collection  

Hi James, I could not help wondering whether the gypsum specimen was part of the pocket the bully stole from you that you had to buy back:-)
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PostPosted: Jan 23, 2018 10:27    Post subject: Re: James collection  

Just in case you are interested, this specimen has six hexoctahedral faces on each cube corner. It's a very well presented example of this form.
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PostPosted: Jan 23, 2018 10:33    Post subject: Re: James collection  

It was Pierre

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Hi James, I could not help wondering whether the gypsum specimen was part of the pocket the bully stole from you that you had to buy back:-)
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PostPosted: Jan 27, 2018 12:25    Post subject: Re: James' collection  

Finally got a better photo of this and a matching painting


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 Mineral: Bournonite
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Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 8 x 7 x 6 cm
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 Viewed:  489 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 29, 2018 12:58    Post subject: Re: James' collection  

A Spanish Chalcocite, 1.3 cm crystals


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 Mineral: Chalcocite
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Las Cruces Mine, Gerena-Guillena-Salteras, Comarca Sierra Norte, Seville, Andalusia, Spain
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PostPosted: Jan 29, 2018 13:00    Post subject: Re: James' collection  

James wrote:
Chalcocite
Las Cruces Mine, Gerena-Guillena-Salteras, Comarca Sierra Norte, Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Dimensions: 25 x 15 x 8 cm
A true museum piece, very impressive!
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PostPosted: Jan 31, 2018 12:55    Post subject: Re: James collection  

A few more as I try to get back into photographing my collection


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 Mineral: Quartz, Baryte
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La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 7 cm
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 Mineral: Quartz, Baryte
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La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 7 cm
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 Mineral: Chalcopyrite, Arsenopyrite, Siderite
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Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 5 cm
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