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PostPosted: Dec 27, 2010 14:08    Post subject: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - West Virginia  

West Virginia the "Mountain State"




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Knobly Mountain, Mineral Co., West Virginia, USA
8.1cm x 5.4cm.
Former collections of Hugh A Ford and Larry Conklin with old labels
Photo: Bob Weaver

After my request of some help to find an image to head this thread of West Virginia I received several images from FMF's minsurfers, thank you to all!.
The first image I received was from Bob Weaver (thanks Bob) and that's why I use it. Anyway, I hope other people continue publishing their images of the West Virginia minerals. As I said before, more images we publish more useful and instructional will be these threads.
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Knobly Mountain, Mineral Co., West Virginia, USA
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PostPosted: Dec 27, 2010 15:18    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - West Virginia  

Some images of microminerals from Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia.


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Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
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Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
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Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
The frontmost analcime crystal is 1 mm in diameter.
Nontronite-covered pyrite bars with analcime crystals. Composite of 9 images.
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Sugar Grove, Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA
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PostPosted: May 18, 2013 14:58    Post subject: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - West Virginia / Help please  

After an intense search I had not chance to find some more image for this state in order to update it. Some FMFer could help?
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PostPosted: Jul 07, 2013 11:04    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - West Virginia / Help please  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
After an intense search I had not chance to find some more image for this state in order to update it. Some FMFer could help?

Help please!!!! ;-) ;-)
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PostPosted: May 27, 2017 18:47    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - West Virginia  

Former collection of Phil Martin. These were collected in the late 1980's according to MinDat. Photos by Dan Weinrich. Now in my US collection giving me two from this state.


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 Mineral: Gypsum
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Hagans, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA
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