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PostPosted: Feb 26, 2018 10:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




1017 Heulandite - Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, india.jpg
 Mineral: Heulandite-Ca with Stilbite-Ca and Quartz (variety chalcedony)
 Locality:
Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India
 Dimensions: 3.7 x 5.4 cm
 Description:
Reddish-brown heulandite and pale beige stilbite crystals on a stalactitic chalcedony matrix.
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1017 Heulandite - Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, india.jpg



1017 Heulandite (2) - Jalgaon District, India.jpg
 Mineral: Heulandite-Ca with Stilbite-Ca and Quartz (variety chalcedony)
 Locality:
Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India
 Dimensions: 3.7 x 5.4 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 01, 2018 11:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

A couple of Colorado rhodochrosites.


0829 Rhodochrosite - American Tunnel, Gladstone, Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Sunnyside Mine group (American Tunnel Mine), Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka District, San Juan County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 5.2 x 7.5 x 7.6 cm
 Description:
Curved pink rhombs of rhodochrosite and micro quartz scattered over a
massive rhodochrosite and quartz matrix with minor sphalerite and pyrite. .
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0829 Rhodochrosite - American Tunnel, Gladstone, Colorado.jpg



1082 Rhodochrosite - Fluorite Raise, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 2.6 cm
 Description:
Cherry red rhodochrosite rhomb measuring 1.5 cm on edge with a cubic purple fluorite crystal to 0.7 cm attached near the base of the crystal.
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1082 Rhodochrosite - Fluorite Raise, Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado.jpg


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PostPosted: Mar 01, 2018 16:15    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Wow, great rhodos, Michael!
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PostPosted: Mar 02, 2018 08:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Thanks Tobi,

A wulfenite for today.



0732 Wulfenite - San Francisco Mine, Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Wulfenite
 Locality:
San Francisco Mine, Cerro Prieto, Cucurpe, Municipio Cucurpe, Sonora, Mexico
 Dimensions: 3.3 x 3.6 cm
 Description:
Lustrous brown to yellow wulfenite crystals with minor botryoidal mimetite at the base.
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PostPosted: Mar 05, 2018 12:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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0850 Calcite - Sokolovskoe Mine, Rudnyi Altai, Kazakhstan.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Sokolovskiy Mine, Rudny Altai, Kostanai Oblast, Kazakhstan
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 6.5 cm
 Description:
Transparent, yellow twinned calcite crystals. Some of the faces are frosted while others are lustrous.
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PostPosted: Mar 05, 2018 12:14    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Superb photo Michael!
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PostPosted: Mar 05, 2018 13:24    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Superb photo Michael!


Thank you Gérard. Not the easiest piece to photograph, but after a few tries I managed to get one that was satisfactory.
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PostPosted: Mar 07, 2018 16:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




0212 Galena - Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Kansas.jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 9.0 x 14.0 cm
 Description:
A semi-lustrous, lead-gray, cubic galena crystal measuring 5.0 x 5.5 cm with octahedral surface growths, adjacent to a group of large, resinous, dark brown sphalerite crystals, on which numerous chalcopyrite crystals are scattered.
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PostPosted: Mar 09, 2018 18:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




1066 (2) Calcite - Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India
 Dimensions: 4.5 x 5.5 cm
 Description:
Colorless twinned calcite crystals to 4.5 cm resting on a small shard of chalcedony.
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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2018 08:30    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

As usual, great material. Michael!
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PostPosted: Mar 11, 2018 16:44    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
As usual, great material. Michael!


Many thanks, Tobi.
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PostPosted: Mar 12, 2018 09:20    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




0047 Quartz - Serifos, Greece.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety prase)
 Locality:
Serifos Island, Cyclade Islands, Kykládes Prefecture, Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon), Greece
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 6.8 cm
 Description:
Elongate tapered quartz crystals tinted green with hedenbergite.
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PostPosted: Mar 14, 2018 16:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN 680 Wulfenite - Jianshan Mine, Xinjiang, China.jpg
 Mineral: Wulfenite
 Locality:
Jianshan Mine, Ruoqiang, Bayin'gholin Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.7 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 15, 2018 12:55    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN670 Quartz var. amethyst - Antananarivo Prov. , Madagascar.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 0.9 x 2.2 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2018 09:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN689 Vanadinite - Grey Horse Mine, Pinal County, Arizona - Copy.jpg
 Mineral: Vanadinite
 Locality:
Grey Horse Mine, Riverside, Riverside District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 1.5 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
Bright orange vanadinite crystals with hoppered terminations and small crystals of colorless calcite.
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2018 13:37    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Vanadinite
Locality: Grey Horse Mine, Riverside, Riverside District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
Dimensions: 1.5 x 2.0 cm
Description: Bright orange vanadinite crystals with hoppered terminations and small crystals of colorless calcite.
Always a pleasure to see an aesthetic vanadinite that's not from Mibladen or Taouz :-)
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PostPosted: Mar 16, 2018 19:53    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
Always a pleasure to see an aesthetic vanadinite that's not from Mibladen or Taouz :-)


I agree. Here's another vanadinite from a locality other than Mibladen. I think the greenish color of the crystals is pretty cool.



TN 241 Vanadinite - Ramsey Mine, La Paz Co., AZ.jpg
 Mineral: Vanadinite
 Locality:
Ramsey Mine, Plomosa District, Plomosa Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.6 cm
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TN 241 Vanadinite - Ramsey Mine, La Paz Co., AZ.jpg


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PostPosted: Mar 17, 2018 02:42    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
Tobi wrote:
Always a pleasure to see an aesthetic vanadinite that's not from Mibladen or Taouz :-)
I agree. Here's another vanadinite from a locality other than Mibladen. I think the greenish color of the crystals is pretty cool.
Vanadinite
Locality: Ramsey Mine, Plomosa District, Plomosa Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.6 cm
Cool specimen, it somehow looks like a mixture of Bunker Hill pyromorphite and Dry Gill campylite ;-)
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PostPosted: Mar 17, 2018 16:12    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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TN692 Scheelite - Camp Bird Mine, Ouray, Ouray County, Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Scheelite
 Locality:
Camp Bird Mine, Gordon replacement orebody, level 21, Camp Bird, San Juan Mountains, Ouray, Sneffels District, Ouray County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 3.1 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 19, 2018 08:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN665 Hematite - Big Bertha Mine, La Paz. County, AZ.jpg
 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
Big Bertha Mine (Big Bertha Extension Mine), Middle Camp-Oro Fino District, Dome Rock Mountains, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 1.5 x 1.9 cm
 Description:
Perfect eisenrose floater with mirror-like faces from a location more famous for zunyite.
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