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The Mizunaka Collection
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PostPosted: Aug 30, 2014 23:18    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




QtzJX3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (var. amethyst)
 Locality:
Jacksons Crossroads, Wilkes County, Georgia, USA
 Dimensions: 6.2 x 3.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24174 Time(s)

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QtzJX1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (var. amethyst)
 Locality:
Jacksons Crossroads, Wilkes County, Georgia, USA
 Dimensions: 6.2 x 3.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  22416 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 01, 2014 19:14    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




QtzCavnic.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 9.5 x 5.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  21312 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2014 14:40    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Mike,

Wow! What great photos of those amethysts from Jackson’s Crossroads (QtzJX3.jpg, page 11 + QtzJX1.jpg, page 11)! I agree with Greg Lilly about that quartz and pyrite combination from the Shangbao Mine (QtzClusterEtch.jpg, page 10), that is certainly an oddity, but a really, really, nice one!
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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2014 16:29    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Mike,

That is a very nice amethyst from Jacksons Crossroads.

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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2014 02:04    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
Mike,

That is a very nice amethyst from Jacksons Crossroads.

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I absolutely agree. If this specimen is ever in your way, please post it to me:-)

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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2014 19:00    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite  

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Thanks Jamison, Don, and Pierre. I think the amethyst will be staying with us for a while.



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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 3.6 x 2.6 cm
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 Viewed:  21454 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2014 00:30    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite on Quartz  




QtzFluoriteChina.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Fluorite
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 7.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  21006 Time(s)

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QtzFluoriteChinaBk.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Fluorite
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Description:
Backside
 Viewed:  20935 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2014 18:58    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Very nice.
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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2014 19:58    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Thanks Bob. The specimen needs a bright light source to make the vibrant blue visible.
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PostPosted: Sep 17, 2014 23:16    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




QtzClusterDalNg.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
 Dimensions: 14.2 x 14.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  20815 Time(s)

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QtzClusterDalNg1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
 Dimensions: 14.2 x 14.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  20734 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 19, 2014 20:17    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Qtz China  




QtzKesterite.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Kesterite, Mushistonite
 Locality:
Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
 Dimensions: 3.8 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  20746 Time(s)

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QtzKesteriteDet.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Kesterite, Mushistonite
 Locality:
Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
 Dimensions: 3.8 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
Kesterite Detail
 Viewed:  20731 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 20, 2014 03:55    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Wonderful specimens, simply stunning! My favourites are the blue fluorites from Mexico and China and the quartz from Dal'Negorsk!
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PostPosted: Sep 20, 2014 13:17    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Thanks Tobi.
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PostPosted: Sep 20, 2014 16:35    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - qtz swiss  




QtzSwiss.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Val Giuv, Tujetsch (Tavetsch), Vorderrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
 Dimensions: 3.4 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23903 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 21, 2014 19:32    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - qtz england  




QtzHematite.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Hematite, Siderite
 Locality:
former Cumberland, Cumbria, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 7.3 x 5.6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23876 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 22, 2014 17:45    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz egremont  




QtzCalHematite.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite, Hematite
 Locality:
Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 11.7 x 8.3 cm
 Description:
Quartz cluster included with hematite. A small knob of calcite perched at the top.
 Viewed:  23654 Time(s)

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QtzCalHematiteBk.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite, Hematite
 Locality:
Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 11.7 x 8.3 cm
 Description:
Back of specimen.
 Viewed:  23544 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 25, 2014 17:39    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Gold  




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 Mineral: Gold
 Locality:
Mockingbird Mine, Colorado area, Whitlock District, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23540 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 28, 2014 19:54    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite on quartz  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Kara-Oba, Betpak-Dala (Bet-Pak-Dala) Desert, Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan
 Dimensions: 9.1 x 3.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  25074 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 29, 2014 14:22    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Manganite, Quartz
 Locality:
Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23234 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 03, 2014 02:23    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz with inclusions  

Quartz with zoisite and other unidentified inclusions.


QtzMerlani.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Zoisite (var tanzanite)
 Locality:
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mountains, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
 Dimensions: 7.5 x 3.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23033 Time(s)

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QtzTanDetail.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz with inclusions
 Locality:
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mountains, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
 Description:
Detail. Unidentified inclusions. The darker inclusion could be graphite.
 Viewed:  22888 Time(s)

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QtzMerlaniDet1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz with inclusions
 Locality:
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mountains, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
 Description:
Detail. Other unidentified inclusion. The dealer was told that this inclusion was not diopside.
 Viewed:  22913 Time(s)

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