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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
 Locality:
Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nent Valley, Alston Moor District, North Pennines Orefield, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
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 Viewed:  2132 Time(s)

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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
 Locality:
Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 8 x 7 x 6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1891 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Bournonite
 Locality:
Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
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 Viewed:  1892 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
 Locality:
Las Cruces Mine, Gerena-Guillena-Salteras, Comarca Sierra Norte, Seville, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 25 x 15 x 8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1774 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 29, 2018 13:00    Post subject: Re: James' collection  

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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
 Locality:
La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 7 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1640 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Baryte
 Locality:
La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 7 x 7 x 7 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1640 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Chalcopyrite, Arsenopyrite, Siderite
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1645 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 03, 2018 09:25    Post subject: Re: James collection  

A few Barytes from the collection


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 Mineral: Baryte, Quartz, Sphalerite
 Locality:
New Glencrieff Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 10 x 4 x 5 cm
 Description:
Nice to see all three minerals
 Viewed:  1353 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Force Crag Mine, Braithwaite, Keswick, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 6 cm
 Description:
Collected by L Greeenbank in 1980s
 Viewed:  1354 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Hilton Mine, Scordale, Hilton, North Pennines Orefield, former Westmorland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 15 x 4 x 8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1350 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 10 x 2 x 2 cm
 Description:
Ex-Folch collection
 Viewed:  1347 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 03, 2018 09:41    Post subject: Re: James collection  

From my childhood in Mexico


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 Mineral: Stibnite
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Zacatecas, Mexico
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Probably Zacatecas
 Viewed:  1342 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 03, 2018 09:48    Post subject: Re: James collection  

Back to England


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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Mowbray Mine, Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 12 cm
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 Viewed:  1334 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 04, 2018 03:23    Post subject: Re: James collection  

James wrote:
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Locality:Mowbray Mine, Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 12 cm
Maybe not the best photo, but a wonderful classic specimen, I really like it!
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PostPosted: Mar 04, 2018 06:19    Post subject: Re: James collection  

Another photo - still in the display case, which makes it harder


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Mowbray Mine, Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
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PostPosted: Mar 04, 2018 06:22    Post subject: Re: James collection  

Back to Spain and Berbes


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 12 x 10 x 12 cm
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 Viewed:  1202 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 04, 2018 10:57    Post subject: Re: James collection  

An old timer from Villabona (not the Moscona). From the Wein collection


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Pyrite/Marcasite
 Locality:
Santo Firme Group of Mines (Villabona Mines), Villabona, Llanera, Comarca del Nora, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 15 x 14 x 8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1144 Time(s)

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