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  Topic: Peruvian / French or Cornish Chalcopyrite on Fluorite?
ian jones

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Dec 25, 2021 14:10   Subject: Re: Peruvian / French or Cornish Chalcopyrite on Fluorite?
Certainly not Cornish.
  Topic: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
ian jones

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PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 13:00   Subject: Re: Tracing specimens from the Duchess of Northumberland (1787-1866)
Hi Tom

M Thomas is definitely Morrison Thomas. I knew him well many years ago, we used to go up to Weardale buying rocks off the miners and collected together quite a bit. And yes, he did sell his ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
ian jones

Replies: 75
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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 30, 2020 08:52   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
That's interesting Colin. Will check the number of mine next time I manage to get home, probably in a couple of weeks, just in case it's incorrect.

Otherwise, I have no idea whether Col William's ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2015
ian jones

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 18, 2015 12:23   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2015
Tucson - so soon.

Start my trip on Friday - see you all over there
  Topic: Orbicular Hematite, Keswick, Cumbria, UK
ian jones

Replies: 8
Views: 9765

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Aug 22, 2014 05:38   Subject: Re: Orbicular Hematite, Keswick, Cumbria, UK
In many years of collecting British minerals, I have never seen anything remotely similar from Cumbria (or elsewhere). Can't even suggest a possible UK location, perhaps someone else may be able to th ...
  Topic: Crystal Mountains - Minerals of the Cairngorms NEW BOOK
ian jones

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Aug 04, 2014 14:54   Subject: Re: Crystal Mountains - Minerals of the Cairngorms NEW BOOK
Well done roy. look forward to seeing it
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Somerset
ian jones

Replies: 5
Views: 11470

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Mar 08, 2014 16:36   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Somerset
A Merehead calcite - globular aggregates to 8mm formed of minute manganoan calcite crystals.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
ian jones

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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Mar 08, 2014 13:04   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
A 4mm anatase from the brookite type locality of Twll Maen Grisial in north Wales. Collected in 1984, I've spent a bit of time here over the years.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
ian jones

Replies: 20
Views: 31603

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Mar 07, 2014 10:53   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
Minute dickite crystals richly covering dolomite. From Pant-y-Gaseg Mine, Anglesey, the type-locality.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
ian jones

Replies: 20
Views: 31603

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Mar 06, 2014 10:51   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
Tabular, pale blue baryte crystals to 35mm on calcite, exceptional for the locality and for South Wales. Collected by David Lloyd and Richard Barstow May 1981. Ex Richard Barstow collection.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Devon
ian jones

Replies: 25
Views: 41910

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Nov 24, 2013 09:54   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Devon
Jealous Mike, I never found any fluorite there.

Here is a bustamite, collected 1983, from the British Rail quarry at Meldon.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
ian jones

Replies: 75
Views: 102762

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Nov 04, 2013 14:58   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
Something of a Cornish rarity. Light green microcrystaline arthurite (type locality) and dark green olivenite. Collected from material around the collar of Hitchen's Shaft in the 1980s.

Arthurite ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / County Durham
ian jones

Replies: 118
Views: 133302

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 30, 2013 17:21   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / County Durham
Fluorite from Frazer's Hush showing an unusual purple exterior over a pale green inner core.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Gloucestershire
ian jones

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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 30, 2013 16:55   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Gloucestershire
Another Hamstead Farm Quarry calcite, this one with crystals to 20mm coated with pyrite, and with a second generation of calcite crystals partially overgrowing them. Specimen collected in 1986.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
ian jones

Replies: 75
Views: 102762

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 19, 2013 14:56   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
A zoned "horse-tooth" siderite from Wh Maudlin. A Cornish classic - Peter Embery, the late curator at the Natural History Museum in London reckoned that these all came from a single vug abou ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
ian jones

Replies: 75
Views: 102762

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 13, 2013 08:01   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cornwall
A number of locations in Cornwall have produced nice apatites. This is one from the classic but long-abandoned and now heavily-overgrown location of Colcerrow Quarry.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cumbria
ian jones

Replies: 137
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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 06, 2013 12:43   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Cumbria
Getting away from this fluorite love-in - a couple mimetites from Dry Gill
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
ian jones

Replies: 20
Views: 31603

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 05, 2013 16:41   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Wales
Rather feel that I've been neglecting Wales.

A millerite from Ferndale Pits. I have probably spent 1000s of hours collecting on the south Wales coaltips. They have, sadly, almost all been moved or ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Gloucestershire
ian jones

Replies: 2
Views: 6809

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 05, 2013 15:47   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Gloucestershire
Don't often play the "Oh it looks like a" game - but yes, its an owl!

Trapped in 1986
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Derbyshire
ian jones

Replies: 17
Views: 24446

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 05, 2013 15:38   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Derbyshire
Thanks for reminding me about Derbyshire Jordi, meant to post this Ladywash piece previously.
 
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