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PostPosted: Dec 17, 2014 12:02    Post subject: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi, I would like to start sharing photos of my collection here in the English side of the forum, I have been posting for a while in the spanish side.

My specimens are mostly boring classics from Mexico. so please do not expect to much quality either the photos nor the specimens.

And for the start maybe the most well known mexican specimens.

Amethyst.



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 Mineral: Quartz (var. Amethyst)
 Locality:
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.1 x 5.7 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  14418 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (var. Amethyst)
 Locality:
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.1 x 5.7 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  14372 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (var. Amethyst)
 Locality:
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.2 x 3.3 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  14418 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2014 01:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi Ricardo. Thank you for sharing your collection. I like the amethyst. Looking forward to seeing more specimens.
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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2014 09:18    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Nothing boring so far.
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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2014 12:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi Ricardo,

I love the first Las Vigas specimen, very nice!

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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2014 15:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

thank you very much for your comments.

Here I post more photos of specimens from my collection.



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 Mineral: Limonite after Pyrite
 Locality:
Cuetzalan del Progreso, Municipio Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6 x 5.3 x 3.5 centimeters
 Description:
Limonite pseudo after globular pyrite, most specimens from this locality are still pyrite in deeper layers.
 Viewed:  14148 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Limonite after Pyrite
 Locality:
Cuetzalan del Progreso, Municipio Puebla de Zaragoza, Puebla, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6 x 5.3 x 3.5 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  14150 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Andradite (var. melanite)
 Locality:
Ojos Españoles Mine, General Lázaro Cárdenas, Municipio de Julimes, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 5.7 x 4.7 x 2.7 centimeters
 Description:
Very lustrous melanite crystals from Julimes Chihuahua.
 Viewed:  14166 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Andradite (var. melanite)
 Locality:
Ojos Españoles Mine, General Lázaro Cárdenas, Municipio de Julimes, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 5.7 x 4.7 x 2.7 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  14178 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Gypsum (var. selenite)
 Locality:
Naica Mine, Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 2.4 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  14137 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Gypsum (var. selenite)
 Locality:
Naica Mine, Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 2.4 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  14154 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 28, 2015 14:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi to all, today I would like to share this specimen.

Regards.



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 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  13518 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  13571 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 02, 2015 14:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi, today some pictures from one of my Creedites.


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 Mineral: Creedite
 Locality:
Navidad Mine, Abasolo, Rodeo, Municipio de Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.4 x 5.6 centimeters
 Description:
Nice like toroid shape
 Viewed:  13386 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Creedite
 Locality:
Navidad Mine, Abasolo, Rodeo, Municipio de Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.4 x 5.6 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  13390 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Creedite
 Locality:
Navidad Mine, Abasolo, Rodeo, Municipio de Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.4 x 5.6 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  13391 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 02, 2015 18:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Nice specimen!
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PostPosted: Mar 02, 2015 22:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi, more pictures from my collection, regards.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite
 Locality:
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 8.1 x 4.8 x 5 centimeters
 Description:
Quartz var. Amethyst on Calcite matrix
 Viewed:  13271 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite
 Locality:
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 8.1 x 4.8 x 5 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  13329 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 03, 2015 14:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Excellent specimens of creedite & amethyst!

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PostPosted: Mar 10, 2015 12:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Martin Rich wrote:
Excellent specimens of creedite & amethyst!

Martin


Thank you Martin,

Here another of my specimens.



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 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Samalayuca Desert, Municipio Villa Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 19.3 x 8 x 6 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  13010 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 08, 2015 14:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi, this is another piece in my collection.

Regards.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 7 x 4.4 x 3 centimeters
 Description:
Double terminated amethyst quartz crystal on calcite matrix.
 Viewed:  12661 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Cerro de la Concordia, Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 7 x 4.4 x 3 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  12697 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2015 10:21    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi, here is another specimen.

Regards.



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 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Naica Mine, Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 3.4 x 3 x 3 centimeters
 Description:
Selenite crystal on undetermined matrix.
 Viewed:  12521 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 08, 2015 10:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi to all again, here another specimen of my collection.

Have a nice day.



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 Mineral: Topaz
 Locality:
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  10972 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Topaz
 Locality:
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 centimeters
 Description:
In this photo you can see internal light reflections.
 Viewed:  10962 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 08, 2015 15:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Have some time to post more, here is another piece.


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 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
 Dimensions: 5.7 x 5.5 x 2 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  10916 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 09, 2015 10:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Good morning, I show another specimen.

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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite
 Locality:
Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato, Mexico
 Dimensions: 26.5 x 13.5 x 6 centimeters
 Description:
Nice calcite balls over amethyst quartz plate. this has calcite on both sides of the quartz plate.
 Viewed:  10808 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite
 Locality:
Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato, Mexico
 Dimensions: 26.5 x 13.5 x 6 centimeters
 Description:
Detail of same specimen.
 Viewed:  10805 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 10, 2015 10:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Hi to all, here is another specimen from the collection.

Have a nice day.



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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Guanajuato, Mexico
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.3 x 2 centimeters
 Description:
Big and lustrous green calcite crystals, some are semi transparent.
 Viewed:  10627 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 10, 2015 17:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Another piece.

Regards.



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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 centimeters
 Description:
Fluorite cube on Baryte.
 Viewed:  10534 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.3 x 2.1 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  10550 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 13, 2015 20:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo - Gwindel quartz  

Hi, here is another piece from the collection.

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
 Dimensions: 4.2 x 4 x 2 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  10333 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
 Dimensions: 4.2 x 4 x 2 centimeters
 Description:
 Viewed:  10329 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 14, 2015 09:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Ricardo  

Ricardo,

That is a very attractive Gwindel from Pakistan. Love it!
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