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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2014 19:16    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Michael and Roger - Thanks. The focal length of the PC lens is 85mm. It is not a macro.


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Obira mine, Ono-gun, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
9.2 x 9.0 cm
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Obira mine, Ono-gun, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2014 19:41    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Two colorful specimens from Greece.


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Hilarion Mine, Kamariza Mines, Lavrion District Mines, Attikí Prefecture, Greece
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Fluorite and calcite crystals on calcite epimorphs with unidentified green mineral.
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Maria Mine, Sounion Area, Lavrion District Mines, Attikí Prefecture, Greece
7.3 x 9.5 cm
Clear to purple fluorites along with what appears to be botryoidal aragonite on an unknown calcite(?) epimorph/pseudomorph.
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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2014 04:19    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

These are nice! I like the habit and associations of the first one.

Nice photographs!
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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2014 05:05    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Naica Mine, Naica, Municipio de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2014 09:46    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Beautiful minerals and great pictures Am!

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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2014 16:02    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Tehuilotepec, México State, Mexico
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Tehuilotepec, México State, Mexico
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PostPosted: Jun 08, 2014 16:40    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Beautiful amethyst cluster Mike, thanks for showing it.
I'm also liking the photo of quartz from Japan a few posts back: (ObiraDetail1.JPG -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=50348 )

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PostPosted: Jun 09, 2014 01:16    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Autoroute 10/55 interchange roadcuts, Sherbrooke TE, Estrie, Québec, Canada
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PostPosted: Jun 10, 2014 01:32    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  




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Tole, Wana, South Waziristan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
13.7 x 1.8 cm
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Minas Gerais, Brazil
14.0 x 6.3 x 3.8 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 10, 2014 12:27    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

In https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=39641#39641 am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz (var amethyst)
Tehuilotepec, Mun. de Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
9.6 x 9.6 cm


Hi, Am.

Nice specimens and photos. In the amethyst specimens from Tehuilotepec , the correct locality is Tehuilotepec, México State, not Tehuilotepec Municipio de Taxco, Guerrero State.
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PostPosted: Jun 10, 2014 14:14    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Thanks for the correct locality information. Can one of the administrators make the correction?



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PostPosted: Jun 10, 2014 21:50    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  




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Tichka Massif, High Atlas Mountain, Morocco
8.2 x 6.0 x 3.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2014 11:26    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

jorgedavid wrote:
In https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=39641#39641 am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz (var amethyst)
Tehuilotepec, Mun. de Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
9.6 x 9.6 cm

...Nice specimens and photos. In the amethyst specimens from Tehuilotepec , the correct locality is Tehuilotepec, México State, not Tehuilotepec Municipio de Taxco, Guerrero State...

Not to belabor the point, but please explain Jorge. According to several Mexican websites that I checked, Tehuilotepec is located in the municipality of Taxco de Alarcon in the Mexican State of Guerrero. Mindat also has Tehuilotepec located there.
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2014 12:23    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

crosstimber wrote:
jorgedavid wrote:
In https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=39641#39641 am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz (var amethyst)
Tehuilotepec, Mun. de Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
9.6 x 9.6 cm

...Nice specimens and photos. In the amethyst specimens from Tehuilotepec , the correct locality is Tehuilotepec, México State, not Tehuilotepec Municipio de Taxco, Guerrero State...

Not to belabor the point, but please explain Jorge. According to several Mexican websites that I checked, Tehuilotepec is located in the municipality of Taxco de Alarcon in the Mexican State of Guerrero. Mindat also has Tehuilotepec located there.
Thanks,
Michael

Hi

My intention is to contribute to a more accurate knowledge of the Mexican mineralogy.

Pleased to explain:

In Mexico and elsewhere the world as well, there are many places with the same name. An example is Tehuilotepec in the state of Guerrero and Tehuilotepec in the State of Mexico as well.

I've worked with this amethyst locality in the State of Mexico. It is considered new, and it is. However there is an area of ​​40 km radius with amethyst outcrops in the state of Mexico and amethyst specimens have been collected from the mid-twentieth century. Tehuilotepec is a point in this area.

Dennis Beals, from Colorado, and I have spent a lot of money and have been in danger to find this site, now very dangerous. As with any new locality, many false rumors say for example that these amethysts from Tehuilotepec, Mexico were from Oaxaca, Morelos, or Guerrero.

Independent business aspect, reality by mineralogic knowledge and ethics of collecting, we feel obliged to tell the truth of this locality, and to further advise those interested in visiting to take precautions and travel straight to the right place: the State of Mexico.
 
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PostPosted: Jun 11, 2014 16:19    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Thank you very much for the clarification Jorge. It's good to know the correct locality for these amethyst groups, and hopefully anyone who has plans to visit will heed your caution.
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PostPosted: Jun 12, 2014 01:06    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  




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Katlang, Mardan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
5.6 x 9.1 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 12, 2014 20:35    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Felix Mine, Azusa, San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
8.3 x 6.4 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 12, 2014 23:52    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Nice Felix piece!
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PostPosted: Jun 13, 2014 02:21    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Thanks Bob. I think that this updated version looks better.


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Felix Mine, Azusa, San Gabriel Mts, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
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PostPosted: Jun 13, 2014 10:49    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

In https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=39735#39735 am mizunaka wrote:
Topaz
Katlang, Mardan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
5.6 x 9.1 cm

Mike,

That is a gorgeous Topaz from Katlang. Deep rich color.

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