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A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Northern Ireland
  
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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2013 05:02    Post subject: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Northern Ireland  



I hope this section will produce some interesting specimens that are not that well know. I will start with an aquamarine from the Mourne mountains.



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Beryl variety aquamarine
Mourne Mts, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, UK
~ 7cm long
The left hand crystal is from Mourne (the right hand one is from Siberia)

In the Hunterian museum, Glasgow
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PostPosted: Jun 13, 2013 12:36    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Northern Ireland  

Got this at a uk mineral show in 1999


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Gmelinite
Little Deer Park, Glenarm, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
!0mm crystal
Nice gmelinite 'rose' with analcime, on basalt matrix. The crystal is complete and undamaged.
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PostPosted: Jun 14, 2013 02:05    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Northern Ireland  

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Solomens Mine Pocket,Dunquin, Dingle Peninsular, County Kerry, Northern Ireland, UK
4.5 x 3.1 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2013 22:21    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Northern Ireland  

Here's a little loose topaz from "Diamond Rocks".


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Diamond Rocks, Mourne Mountains, Co Down, Northern Ireland, UK.
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PostPosted: May 21, 2014 14:54    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - Northern Ireland  

Another Mourne Beryl


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Beryl (Aquamarine)
Mourne Mts, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, UK
About 6cm long
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