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  Topic: Favourite Quartzes?
Les Presmyk

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PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 31, 2016 10:28   Subject: Re: Favourite Quartzes?
I collected this one.
  Topic: Unreliable Water Guns?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 14
Views: 21078

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Aug 30, 2016 09:06   Subject: Re: Unreliable Water Guns?
I don't think you need to use distilled water. If you are going to use filtered water I would buy it from a water store which is filtered and a lot cheaper than bottled distilled water. I have no p ...
  Topic: Favourite Wulfenites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 24
Views: 29905

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 17:13   Subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenites?
Thank you Bob. Just go up to the picture of the first Red Cloud in this string and that is the color of ours on quartz. I am curious why the color did not translate. It is even a bit muted on the R ...
  Topic: Favourite Rhodochrosites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 39
Views: 44190

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 14:40   Subject: Re: Favourite Rhodochrosites?
On behalf of my lovely wife, I thank you.
  Topic: Favourite Wulfenites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 24
Views: 29905

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 14:39   Subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenites?
I agree with Bob. There are a lot of manganese oxides in the Glove mine. There is even coronadoite coating and replacing the wulfenite.
  Topic: Favourite Rhodochrosites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 39
Views: 44190

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 14:33   Subject: Re: Favourite Rhodochrosites?
Here is one from Paula's thumbnail collection.
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Les Presmyk

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 12:20   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
Photo 1060 Cerussite from Leadville. Can you provide more history on the piece and the pocket?
  Topic: Favourite Mimetites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 9
Views: 12423

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 09:10   Subject: Re: Favourite Mimetites?
I collected this specimen in 1969 on my second underground trip. This was a really good day.
  Topic: Favourite Quartzes?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 58
Views: 53168

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 09:01   Subject: Re: Favourite Quartzes?
How about another one from Arizona?
  Topic: Favourite Pyromorphites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 20
Views: 27184

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 15:41   Subject: Re: Favourite Pyromorphite localities?
One from Paula's thumbnail collection
  Topic: Favourite Calcites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 36
Views: 37791

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 14:46   Subject: Re: Favourite Calcite localities?
These were collected in 1977. The miners found the pocket at 8:30am and I came to work at 4:00pm. Fortunately, there were a few left in the bottom of the pocket.
  Topic: Favourite Sphalerites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 20
Views: 26139

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 14:41   Subject: Re: Favourite Sphalerite localities?
Certainly not my favorite but I think this is a fairly good one from this locality.
  Topic: Favourite Wulfenites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 24
Views: 29905

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 14:36   Subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenite localities?
I have to apologize for the color. For some reason it did not translate through to this site. It is a very good Red Cloud red.
  Topic: Favourite Wulfenites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 24
Views: 29905

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 14:34   Subject: Re: Favourite Wulfenite localities?
How about one from the Red Cloud? The association with quartz is uncommon. There were only a half dozen specimens from the pocket. All of the others were thumbnails.
  Topic: Favourite Galenas?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 36
Views: 31448

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 14:30   Subject: Re: Favourite Galena localities?
For Arizona, it is the Iron Cap mine.
  Topic: Favourite Quartzes?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 58
Views: 53168

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 14:25   Subject: Re: Favourite Quartz localities?
Quartz on Andradite from Arizona
  Topic: Favourite Garnets?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 6
Views: 14532

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 25, 2016 14:21   Subject: Re: Favourite Quartz localities?
Here is one from our Arizona collection.
  Topic: Favourite Pyromorphites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 20
Views: 27184

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 24, 2016 09:23   Subject: Re: Favourite pyromorphite localities?
Les Farges, France and the Redgill mine in the U.K.
  Topic: Favourite Sphalerites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 20
Views: 26139

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 23, 2016 10:39   Subject: Re: Favourite Sphalerite localities?
I have one from there as well. Very attractive but not large. Back to Peter's description of the Spanish dealer's booth - that must have been quite a sight to experience. One has to wonder where th ...
  Topic: Favourite Sphalerites?
Les Presmyk

Replies: 20
Views: 26139

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 23, 2016 09:07   Subject: Re: Favourite Sphalerite localities?
The Spanish locality has to be near the top of anyone's list. I would add:

Penfield and Walworth Quarries, New York
Several English localities
Inner Mongolia
Cave-in-Rock/Rosiclare, Illinois, U ...
 
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