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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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Baryte
Villamassargia, Carbonia-Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
5.6 x 5.6 cm
 Viewed:  20629 Time(s)

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 Description:
Fluorapatite
Panasqueira Mine, Fundao, Castelo Branco District, Portugal
4.8 x 4.5 cm
 Viewed:  20608 Time(s)

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 Description:
Chalcanthite
Arizona, USA
5 x 4.2 cm
 Viewed:  20583 Time(s)

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 Description:
Chalcanthite
Arizona, USA
5 x 4.2 cm
 Viewed:  20580 Time(s)

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 Description:
Chalcanthite, Coquimbite
Rio Tinto, Spain
4.3 x 3.8 cm
 Viewed:  20617 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:  20548 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyrite, Quartz
Clear Creek County, Leavenworth Mountain, Colorado, USA
3.7 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  20559 Time(s)

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 Description:
Dioptase
Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan
6.5 x 5.0 x 3.2 cm
 Viewed:  20580 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:  20353 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:  20334 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:  20345 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:  20265 Time(s)

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 Description:
Amethyst
Aki Salla, Potosi District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
4.8 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm
 Viewed:  20279 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:  20236 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:  20187 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:  20222 Time(s)

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 Description:
Perovskite
Chelyabinsk Oblast, Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia
7 x 5 cm
 Viewed:  20204 Time(s)

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 Description:
Perovskite
Chelyabinsk Oblast, Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia
7 x 5 cm
 Viewed:  20214 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:  20141 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:  20138 Time(s)

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 Description:
Wulfenite
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Mexico
7.5 x 5.5 cm
 Viewed:  20156 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:  20156 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:  20133 Time(s)

1-IMG_0562.JPG



1-IMG_0608.JPG
 Description:
Quartz
Dalnegorsk, Russia
11.3 x 4.5 cm
 Viewed:  20088 Time(s)

1-IMG_0608.JPG



1-IMG_0610.JPG
 Description:
Quartz
Dalnegorsk, Russia
11.3 x 4.5 cm
 Viewed:  20130 Time(s)

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IMG_0611.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite, Calcite, Limonite
Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
10 x 8 cm
 Viewed:  20071 Time(s)

IMG_0611.JPG



IMG_0612.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite, Calcite, Limonite
Red Cloud Mine, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
10 x 8 cm
 Viewed:  20114 Time(s)

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

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 Description:
Pentagonite, Stilbite
Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
7.5 x 6.2 cm
 Viewed:  20052 Time(s)

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IMG_0617.JPG
 Description:
Pentagonite, Stilbite
Wagholi, Pune District, Maharashtra, India
7.5 x 6.2 cm
 Viewed:  20069 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:  20046 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:  20089 Time(s)

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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:  20057 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:  20004 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:  20001 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:  20013 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:  20030 Time(s)

IMG_0629.JPG



IMG_0631.JPG
 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA
10.5 x 8 mm
 Viewed:  20007 Time(s)

IMG_0631.JPG



IMG_0633.JPG
 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA
10.5 x 8 mm
 Viewed:  20012 Time(s)

IMG_0633.JPG



IMG_0635.JPG
 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA
10.5 x 8 mm
 Viewed:  20019 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:  19956 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:  19950 Time(s)

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IMG_0707.JPG
 Description:
Quartz (var Agate)
near Yellowstone River, Montana, USA
40 x 34 x 7 mm
Ring and Feather
 Viewed:  19983 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:  19978 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:  19986 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:  19904 Time(s)

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IMG_0709.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Dalnegorsk, Russia
9 x 7.4 cm
 Viewed:  19902 Time(s)

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IMG_0710.JPG
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Dalnegorsk, Russia
9 x 7.4 cm
 Viewed:  19915 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:  19879 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:  19902 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:  19923 Time(s)

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