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PostPosted: May 25, 2013 17:15    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Mike, thank you so much for your comments. I am enjoying your collection.

Sincerely,

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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 10:34    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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IMG_0531.JPG
 Description:
Baryte
Villamassargia, Carbonia-Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
5.6 x 5.6 cm
 Viewed:  19007 Time(s)

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 Description:
Fluorapatite
Panasqueira Mine, Fundao, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
4.8 x 4.5 cm
 Viewed:  18998 Time(s)

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 Description:
Chalcanthite
Arizona, USA
5 x 4.2 cm
 Viewed:  18979 Time(s)

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 Description:
Chalcanthite
Arizona, USA
5 x 4.2 cm
 Viewed:  18974 Time(s)

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 Description:
Chalcanthite, Coquimbite
Rio Tinto, Spain
4.3 x 3.8 cm
 Viewed:  19001 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 13:20    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

In https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=31675#31675 Don Lum wrote:
Baryte
Sardinia, Italy
5.6 x 5.6 cm

Hi, Don!

Don't you have any idea about the Baryte and chalcanthite localities? Sardinia is rather large and there are several specimen producing mines, not to mention Arizona as you already know.

Some additional info would be appreciated.

Thanks.
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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 16:24    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Carles Millan wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
Collection specimens

Hi, Don!

Don't you have any idea about the Baryte and chalcanthite localities? Sardinia is rather large and there are several specimen producing mines, not to mention Arizona as you already know.

Some additional info would be appreciated.

Thanks.


Hello Carles,

Thank you for noticing. I don't have any information except what I found on the labels. Any assistance from the FMF members will be greatly appreciated. I do not ever wish to add the location unless I know it with a great deal of certainty.

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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 16:37    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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 Description:
Pyrite, Quartz
Clear Creek County, Leavenworth Mountain, Colorado, USA
3.7 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  18940 Time(s)

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IMG_0554.JPG
 Description:
Pyrite, Quartz
Clear Creek County, Leavenworth Mountain, Colorado, USA
3.7 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  18941 Time(s)

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 Description:
Dioptase
Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan
6.5 x 5.0 x 3.2 cm
 Viewed:  18968 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 16:40    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Wonderful pyrite, Don. Never seen twinning like that before.
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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 16:42    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Thank you, Mike.

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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 17:13    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
...I don't have any information except what I found on the labels. Any assistance from the FMF members will be greatly appreciated. I do not ever wish to add the location unless I know it with a great deal of certainty...

The Baryte looks as from Villamassargia, Carbonia-Iglesias, please check it here: https://www.mindat.org/gallery.php?loc=73289&min=549

About the Chalcanthite, I believe is almost impossible to find out from where it is, the Chalcanthite is normal in so many localities...
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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 17:48    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Mike Wood wrote:
Wonderful pyrite, Don. Never seen twinning like that before.


I agree with Mike: pyritohedron + octahedron? growth lines on octahedral faces? twinning plane of which kind of twin?

Amazing!!

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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 18:42    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
...I don't have any information except what I found on the labels. Any assistance from the FMF members will be greatly appreciated. I do not ever wish to add the location unless I know it with a great deal of certainty...

The Baryte looks as from Villamassargia, Carbonia-Iglesias, please check it here: https://www.mindat.org/gallery.php?loc=73289&min=549

About the Chalcanthite, I believe is almost impossible to find out from where it is, the Chalcanthite is normal in so many localities...


Jordi, I agree with you regarding the Baryte. Thank you for your help.

Sincerely,

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PostPosted: May 27, 2013 18:44    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Antonio Alcaide wrote:
Mike Wood wrote:
Wonderful pyrite, Don. Never seen twinning like that before.

I agree with Mike: pyritohedron + octahedron? growth lines on octahedral faces? twinning plane of which kind of twin?

Amazing!!

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Thank you for your comments and help.

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PostPosted: May 28, 2013 18:58    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection specimens


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 Description:
Fluorite
Stoneco Inc, Lime City Quarry, Wood County, Ohio, USA
4.2 x 3.4 x 2.6 cm
 Viewed:  18739 Time(s)

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1-IMG_0570.JPG
 Description:
Calcite
Monroe, Michigan, USA
6.7 x 4.8 x 3.1 cm
 Viewed:  18723 Time(s)

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1-IMG_0572.JPG
 Description:
Realgar, Quartz
Palomo Mine, Castrovirreina Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
5.6 x 3.8 x 2.1 cm
 Viewed:  18733 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 29, 2013 13:04    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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 Description:
Shattuckite
Kandesei, Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia
4.8 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm
 Viewed:  18659 Time(s)

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IMG_0579.JPG
 Description:
Amethyst
Aki Salla, Potosi District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.8 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm
 Viewed:  18666 Time(s)

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 Description:
Copper
Clark Mine, Copper Harbor, Keweenaw County, Michigan, USA
11.5 x 6.5 x 4.3 cm
 Viewed:  18625 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 29, 2013 16:56    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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IMG_0586.JPG
 Description:
Quartz
Mina Cantera, Casma Province, Ancash Department, Peru
6.5 x 5.0 x 4.2 cm
 Viewed:  18580 Time(s)

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IMG_0588.JPG
 Description:
Quartz
Mina Cantera, Casma Province, Ancash Department, Peru
6.5 x 5.0 x 4.2 cm
 Viewed:  18614 Time(s)

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 Description:
Perovskite
Chelyabinsk Oblast, Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia
7 x 5 cm
 Viewed:  18593 Time(s)

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IMG_0597.JPG
 Description:
Perovskite
Chelyabinsk Oblast, Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia
7 x 5 cm
 Viewed:  18607 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 29, 2013 22:20    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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IMG_0591.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (Japan Law Twin)
Cajamarca, Cajamarca Province, Cajamarca Department, Peru
7.2 x 4.5 x 1.1 cm
 Viewed:  18547 Time(s)

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IMG_0593.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (Japan Law Twin)
Cajamarca, Cajamarca Province, Cajamarca Department, Peru
7.2 x 4.5 x 1.1 cm
 Viewed:  18539 Time(s)

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IMG_0599.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Mexico
7.5 x 5.5 cm
 Viewed:  18558 Time(s)

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IMG_0600.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite, Baryte
Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico, USA
7.2 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  18556 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 31, 2013 10:27    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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1-IMG_0562.JPG
 Description:
Apatite
Panasqueira Mine, Fundao, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
2.5 x 2.2 cm
 Viewed:  18533 Time(s)

1-IMG_0562.JPG



1-IMG_0608.JPG
 Description:
Quartz
Dalnegorsk, Russia
11.3 x 4.5 cm
 Viewed:  18496 Time(s)

1-IMG_0608.JPG



1-IMG_0610.JPG
 Description:
Quartz
Dalnegorsk, Russia
11.3 x 4.5 cm
 Viewed:  18533 Time(s)

1-IMG_0610.JPG



IMG_0611.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite, Calcite, Limonite
Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
10 x 8 cm
 Viewed:  18482 Time(s)

IMG_0611.JPG



IMG_0612.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite, Calcite, Limonite
Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
10 x 8 cm
 Viewed:  18517 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 31, 2013 16:08    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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IMG_0613.JPG
 Description:
Pentagonite, Stilbite
Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
7.5 x 6.2 cm
 Viewed:  18462 Time(s)

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IMG_0617.JPG
 Description:
Pentagonite, Stilbite
Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
7.5 x 6.2 cm
 Viewed:  18472 Time(s)

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IMG_0618.JPG
 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
Tongbei, Yunxiao, Fujian Province, China
5.5 x 5.2 cm
ex-Carles Vila
Spessartine garnet on and included in Smoky Quartz
 Viewed:  18457 Time(s)

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IMG_0619.JPG
 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
Tongbei, Yunxiao, Fujian Province, China
5.5 x 5.2 cm
ex-Carles Vila
Spessartine garnet on and included in Smoky Quartz
 Viewed:  18500 Time(s)

IMG_0619.JPG



IMG_0624.JPG
 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
Tongbei, Yunxiao, Fujian Province, China
5.5 x 5.2 cm
ex-Carles Vila
Spessartine garnet on and included in Smoky Quartz
 Viewed:  18459 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2013 15:40    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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IMG_0626.JPG
 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
Wuhan Spessartine Mine,Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
6.2 x 4.5 cm
Spessartine Garnet on and included in Smoky Quartz
 Viewed:  18416 Time(s)

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IMG_0627.JPG
 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
Wuhan Spessartine Mine,Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
6.2 x 4.5 cm
Spessartine Garnet on and included in Smoky Quartz
 Viewed:  18412 Time(s)

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IMG_0628.JPG
 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
Wuhan Spessartine Mine,Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
6.2 x 4.5 cm
Spessartine Garnet on and included in Smoky Quartz
 Viewed:  18425 Time(s)

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IMG_0629.JPG
 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
Wuhan Spessartine Mine,Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
6.2 x 4.5 cm
Spessartine Garnet on and included in Smoky Quartz
 Viewed:  18434 Time(s)

IMG_0629.JPG



IMG_0631.JPG
 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA
10.5 x 8 mm
 Viewed:  18416 Time(s)

IMG_0631.JPG



IMG_0633.JPG
 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA
10.5 x 8 mm
 Viewed:  18425 Time(s)

IMG_0633.JPG



IMG_0635.JPG
 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA
10.5 x 8 mm
 Viewed:  18419 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2013 10:01    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Agates may not be of much interest geologically or mineralogically but I wish to share these next two pieces because of the natural patterns. I found two slabs of Montana Moss Agate with very unusual patterns. In order to enhance the visibility of the natural patterns I cut and polished these pieces.


IMG_0696.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (var Agate)
near Yellowstone River, Montana, USA
40 x 34 x 7 mm
Ring and Feather
 Viewed:  18367 Time(s)

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IMG_0699.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (var Agate)
near Yellowstone River, Montana, USA
40 x 34 x 7 mm
Ring and Feather
 Viewed:  18362 Time(s)

IMG_0699.JPG



IMG_0707.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (var Agate)
near Yellowstone River, Montana, USA
40 x 34 x 7 mm
Ring and Feather
 Viewed:  18384 Time(s)

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1-IMG_0701.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (var Agate)
near Yellowstone River, Montana, USA
51 x 18 x 6.2 cm
 Viewed:  18381 Time(s)

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1-IMG_0702.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (var Agate)
near Yellowstone River, Montana, USA
51 x 18 x 6.2 mm
 Viewed:  18393 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2013 20:39    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Pyrrhotite


IMG_0708.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Dalnegorsk, Russia
9 x 7.4 cm
 Viewed:  18317 Time(s)

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IMG_0709.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Dalnegorsk, Russia
9 x 7.4 cm
 Viewed:  18313 Time(s)

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IMG_0710.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Dalnegorsk, Russia
9 x 7.4 cm
 Viewed:  18320 Time(s)

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IMG_0711.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico
3.7 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  18291 Time(s)

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IMG_0712.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico
3.7 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  18314 Time(s)

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IMG_0713.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdan, Chihuahua, Mexico
3.7 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  18325 Time(s)

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