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PostPosted: Oct 31, 2014 18:38    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Martin Rich wrote:
Hello Don!

Thank you for sharing your fine specimens. The specimen from Trepça, Kosovo shows - in my opinion - Dolomite rhombohedrons covered with Calcite and additional Quartz.

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Hello Martin,

I think that you are absolutely correct and thank you for writing and letting me know.

I have added Dolomite to the label.

Sincerely yours,

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PostPosted: Nov 02, 2014 20:45    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Thank you very much Carles.

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PostPosted: Nov 02, 2014 20:59    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection


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 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 5.3 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24706 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz var amethyst
 Locality:
Llocalla (Aki Salla), Bombori, Chayanta Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 6.3 x 3.4 cm
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 Viewed:  24670 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 04, 2014 13:48    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection


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 Mineral: Kröhnkite, Blödite
 Locality:
Chuquicamata Mine, Chuquicamata District, Calama, El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile
 Dimensions: 8.0 x 3.8 x 4.1 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24576 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Dolomite, Quartz
 Locality:
Brumado, Bahia, Northeast Region, Brazil
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.7 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24575 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Dolomite, Quartz
 Locality:
Brumado, Bahia, Northeast Region, Brazil
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.7 cm
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 Viewed:  24634 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 05, 2014 14:17    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fluorite


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite
 Locality:
"Green Tracts” (North Green Mine, East Green Mine, West Green Mine), Bethel Level, Ozark-Mahoning group, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 5.3 x 4.8 x 5.2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24511 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Siderite
 Locality:
Yido Mine, Bayan Obo, Bayan Obo Mining District, Baotou League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 15.7 x 12.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24476 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Siderite
 Locality:
Yido Mine, Bayan Obo, Bayan Obo Mining District, Baotou League, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 15.7 x 12.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24496 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 05, 2014 20:38    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Ähm.., I think there was something mixed up. The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is not really in Canada!

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PostPosted: Nov 05, 2014 21:17    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Martin,

I have no idea how Canada came up but I had submitted it as Yido Silver Mine in China.

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PostPosted: Nov 06, 2014 04:08    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Martin Rich wrote:
Ähm.., I think there was something mixed up. The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is not really in Canada!...

My fault. Already fixed...
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PostPosted: Nov 06, 2014 09:22    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Thank you very much for taking the time and going to the trouble to correct this, Jordi.

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PostPosted: Nov 08, 2014 08:43    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Martin Rich wrote:
Ähm.., I think there was something mixed up. The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is not really in Canada!

And I already wondered if I missed that annexation on the news ;-)
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PostPosted: Nov 08, 2014 15:42    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection


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 Mineral: Kutnohorite
 Locality:
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyón Province, Lima Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 15.0 x 8.8 x 4.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24147 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Kutnohorite
 Locality:
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyón Province, Lima Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 15.0 x 8.8 x 4.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24150 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Andradite (Garnet Group)
 Locality:
Djouga diggings, Bendougou village, Commune Diakon, Arrondissement Diakon, Bafoulabé Circle, Kayes Region, Mali
 Dimensions: 3.9 x3.2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  24201 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 12, 2014 13:38    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

China, Brazil


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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo, Yizhang District, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 17 x 16 cm
 Description:
compressed stacked scalenohedra of calcite,
 Viewed:  23929 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo, Yizhang District, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 17 x 16 cm
 Description:
compressed stacked scalenohedra of calcite
 Viewed:  23938 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo, Yizhang District, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 17 x 16 cm
 Description:
compressed stacked scalenohedra of calcite,
 Viewed:  23995 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Spessartine
 Locality:
Navegadora claim (Orozimbo claim), Penha do Norte, Conselheiro Pena, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.1 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23968 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Spessartine
 Locality:
Navegadora claim (Orozimbo claim), Penha do Norte, Conselheiro Pena, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.1 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23981 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 13, 2014 18:20    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Portugal


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Siderite, Pyrite, Quartz
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, level 0, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 6.3 x 4.2 cm
 Description:
July 2014
 Viewed:  23867 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 14, 2014 13:27    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don,

Since my last login, the pieces I have enjoyed are the chalcopyrite ps galena (IMG_3880.JPG, pg. 30), the fluorite from the Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China (IMG_3970.JPG, pg. 30) and the Elbaite from the Himalaya Mine, California (IMG_4052.JPG, pg. 31).

Those spessartines from Lavra do Navegadora, Minas Gerais, Brazil (IMG_4161.JPG, pg. 30) are fairly difficult to photograph. It took me several days to manage to get a good photo and post it on Mindat. Good job on your photo!

I really like the blue fluorite and calcite combination from the “Green Tracts”, Bethel Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin Co., Illinois (IMG_4158.JPG, pg. 32) . I have recently been doing some independent research on some of these older fluorspar mines in the district. The “Green Tracts (aka the “Green Mines” or the ”Saline Mines”) is the combined named for 3 mine shafts that were operated by the Ozark-Mahoning Mining Company (North Green Mine, East Green Mine and West Green Mine). It is impossible just by looking at the specimen to which of the three it came from though.
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PostPosted: Nov 14, 2014 13:36    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Hello Jamison,

I appreciate the location information and your kind comments.

Thank you and have a warm weekend.

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PostPosted: Nov 16, 2014 20:30    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Mexico


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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Cerro de Mercado Mine, Cerro de los Remedios, Victoria de Durango, Municipio Durango, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23510 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Cerro de Mercado Mine, Cerro de los Remedios, Victoria de Durango, Municipio Durango, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  23519 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Danburite
 Locality:
Charcas, Municipio Charcas, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6.0 x 3.0 cm
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PostPosted: Nov 17, 2014 05:06    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Jamison Brizendine wrote:
...I really like the blue fluorite and calcite combination from the “Green Tracts”, Bethel Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin Co., Illinois (IMG_4158.JPG, pg. 32) . I have recently been doing some independent research on some of these older fluorspar mines in the district. The “Green Tracts (aka the “Green Mines” or the ”Saline Mines”) is the combined named for 3 mine shafts that were operated by the Ozark-Mahoning Mining Company (North Green Mine, East Green Mine and West Green Mine). It is impossible just by looking at the specimen to which of the three it came from though.

Fixed: https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=42367#42367

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PostPosted: Nov 17, 2014 09:31    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Thank you very much, Jordi.

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PostPosted: Nov 20, 2014 18:14    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Mexico


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Fluorite
 Locality:
Potosí Mine, level 10, Santo Domingo (Francisco Portillo), Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 7.4 x 4.4 cm
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PostPosted: Nov 21, 2014 13:08    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Scotland and China


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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Strontian, Lochaber, Argyll and Butte, Scotland / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 6.9 x 3.8 x 2.8 cm
 Description:
ex Francesco S. Stoppani
 Viewed:  23184 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Ilvaite, Hedenbergite
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.8 x 9.0 x 9.6 cm
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