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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2013 13:28    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Specimens from France


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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Correze, France
4.5 x 3.7 cm
 Viewed:  21937 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Correze, France
3.5 x 3.4 cm
 Viewed:  21948 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Saint-Salvy Mine, Saint-Salvy-de-la-Balme, Tarn, France
7.0 x 4.0 cm
ex-Dr. Mark N. Feinglos
 Viewed:  21931 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Saint-Salvy Mine, Saint-Salvy-de-la-Balme, Tarn, France
7.0 x 4.0 cm
ex-Dr. Mark N. Feinglos
 Viewed:  21913 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Saint-Salvy Mine, Saint-Salvy-de-la-Balme, Tarn, France
7.0 x 4.0 cm
ex-Dr. Mark N. Feinglos
 Viewed:  21939 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 09, 2013 13:14    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

I could not find any information on Zoisite from Afghanistan on Mindat. I was able to find one purple specimen of Zoisite from Laghman Province and two green-gray (or slightly pink looking from another direction) specimens from Nangahar Province on a Google search. I do not have all the old labels for this specimen and the only information I have is that it is "Tanzanite from Afghanistan."


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Zoisite
Afghanistan
9 x 7 cm
 Viewed:  21855 Time(s)

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Zoisite
Afghanistan
9 x 7 cm
 Viewed:  21840 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 09, 2013 13:24    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection specimens


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Bournonite
Machacamarca District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
3.6 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  21842 Time(s)

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 Description:
Bournonite
Machacamarca District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
3.6 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  21847 Time(s)

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 Description:
Bournonite
Machacamarca District, Potosi Department, Bolivia
3.6 x 3.5 cm
 Viewed:  21883 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 10, 2013 13:16    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection specimens


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 Description:
Henmilite
Fuka Mine, Fuka, Bitchu-Cho, Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
6.3 x 3.7 x 3.0 cm
 Viewed:  21829 Time(s)

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 Description:
Henmilite
Fuka Mine, Fuka, Bitchu-Cho, Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
6.3 x 3.7 x 3.0 cm
 Viewed:  21838 Time(s)

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 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz
Fujian Province, China
8.7 x 3.3 cm
 Viewed:  21826 Time(s)

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 Description:
Spessartine, Quartz
Fujian Province, China
8.7 x 3.3 cm
 Viewed:  21821 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Daoping Mine, Guangxi Province, China
6.2 x 4.7 cm
 Viewed:  21787 Time(s)

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1-IMG_0665.JPG
 Description:
Pyromorphite
Daoping Mine, Guangxi Province, China
6.2 x 4.7 cm
 Viewed:  21819 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 14, 2013 21:26    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Elmwood


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Calcite, Baryte, Fluorite, Sphalerite
Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
20 x 8.5 cm
 Viewed:  21768 Time(s)

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 Description:
Calcite, Baryte, Fluorite, Sphalerite
Elmwood Mine, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
20 x 8.5 cm
 Viewed:  21777 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 14, 2013 21:33    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Topaz


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Topaz, Quartz, Mica, Albite
Yuno (Yunau, Yunas), Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
7.4 x 6.2 cm
 Viewed:  21750 Time(s)

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 Description:
Topaz, Quartz, Mica, Albite
Yuno (Yunau, Yunas), Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
7.4 x 6.2 cm
 Viewed:  21764 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2013 18:57    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fluorite


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Fluorite, Quartz
Bratschi, Goscheneralp, Uri, Switzerland
9.2 x 6.5 cm
ex Obodda
ex Gunnell
 Viewed:  21737 Time(s)

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 Description:
Fluorite
Shangbao, Leiyang County, Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
13 x 9 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2013 09:47    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

One of my favorite specimens of beryl. ( I hope I stated that correctly). This specimen comes from a special mine and in my opinion from a very special miner.


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Beryl (var Emerald), Mica, Calcite
Rist Mine, (North America Emerald Mine), Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA
5.5 x 2.8 cm
 Viewed:  21671 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var Emerald), Mica, Calcite
Rist Mine, (North America Emerald Mine), Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA
5.5 x 2.8 cm
 Viewed:  21650 Time(s)

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1-IMG_0756.JPG
 Description:
Beryl (var Emerald), Mica, Calcite
Rist Mine, (North America Emerald Mine), Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA
5.5 x 2.8 cm
 Viewed:  21652 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var Emerald), Mica, Calcite
Rist Mine, (North America Emerald Mine), Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina, USA
5.5 x 2.8 cm
 Viewed:  21671 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 17, 2013 12:26    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Beryl (var Emerald)


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Beryl (var Emerald)
Carnaiba, Bahia, Brazil
6.2 x 4.0 cm
 Viewed:  21625 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var Emerald)
Carnaiba, Bahia, Brazil
6.2 x 4.0 cm
 Viewed:  21651 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var Emerald)
Chivor Mine, Guavio-Guateque District, Boyaca Department, Colombia
17 x 14 mm
 Viewed:  21644 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var Emerald)
Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia
13 x 12 mm
 Viewed:  21631 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var Emerald)
Muzo Mine, Boyaca, Colombia
13 x 12 mm
 Viewed:  21624 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 17, 2013 16:30    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don, beautiful emerald from Rist Mine, South Carolina. I can see why you favour it.
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PostPosted: Jun 17, 2013 16:57    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Thank you, Mike.

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PostPosted: Jun 18, 2013 22:27    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Bisbeeite, Plancheite


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Shattuckite, Baryte, Malachite
Kaokoveld Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia
5 x 4 cm
 Viewed:  21475 Time(s)

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 Description:
Shattuckite, Baryte
Kaokoveld Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia
5 x 3.8 cm
 Viewed:  21466 Time(s)

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 Description:
Shattuckite, Baryte
Kaokoveld Mine, Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia
5 x 4 cm
 Viewed:  21506 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 18, 2013 23:24    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection


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Beryl (var red Beryl)
Red Emerald Claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah, USA
5 x 3.2 cm
 Viewed:  21415 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Red Emerald Claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah, USA
5 x 3.2 cm
 Viewed:  21477 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Red Emerald Claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah, USA
5 x 3.2 cm
 Viewed:  21436 Time(s)

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 Description:
Beryl (var red Beryl)
Red Emerald Claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah, USA
5 x 3.2 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2013 03:15    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Nice specimens Don, especially the ones from Zaire. Well done.
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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2013 09:45    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Nice specimens Don, especially the ones from Zaire. Well done.



I appreciate your kind comments, Pierre.

I really like your fluorite with hematite phantoms.

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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2013 12:25    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection specimens


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Dioptase
Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
3.3 x 2.3 cm
 Viewed:  21390 Time(s)

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 Description:
Vivianite
Tomokoni adit near Canutillos, Colavi, Saavedra, Potosi Department, Bolivia
23 x 21 mm
 Viewed:  21397 Time(s)

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 Description:
Vivianite
Bolivia
4.4 x 3.7 cm
 Viewed:  21437 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2013 15:33    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

In https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/1_img_0738_210.jpg Don Lum wrote:
Plancheite, Baryte
Mupine, Zaire
5 x 3.8 cm

Hi Don, is this specimen 1-IMG_0738.JPG not perhaps Shattuckite? It looks very similar to specimens from Kaokoland (Namibia). Both are very nice.

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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2013 16:54    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Hi Don, is this specimen 1-IMG_0738.JPG not perhaps Shattuckite? It looks very similar to specimens from Kaokoland (Namibia). Both are very nice.


Hello Pierre,

I believe that you are correct. I have another specimen of Shattuckite that looks very similar. I plan to post the other one soon. I will write one of the site administrators and ask him to make the necessary correction.

Thank you for your assistance.

Sincerely,

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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2013 17:14    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
Pierre Joubert wrote:
Hi Don, is this specimen 1-IMG_0738.JPG not perhaps Shattuckite? It looks very similar to specimens from Kaokoland (Namibia). Both are very nice.

Hello Pierre,

I believe that you are correct. I have another specimen of Shattuckite that looks very similar. I plan to post the other one soon. I will write one of the site administrators and ask him to make the necessary correction.

I believe all three are Shattuckite and from Kaokoveld Mine. I already corrected them.
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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2013 17:31    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
Pierre Joubert wrote:
Hi Don, is this specimen 1-IMG_0738.JPG not perhaps Shattuckite? It looks very similar to specimens from Kaokoland (Namibia). Both are very nice.

Hello Pierre,

I believe that you are correct. I have another specimen of Shattuckite that looks very similar. I plan to post the other one soon. I will write one of the site administrators and ask him to make the necessary correction.

I believe all three are Shattuckite and from Kaokoveld Mine. I already corrected them.


Thank you very much, Jordi.

Sincerely,

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