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The Mizunaka Collection
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PostPosted: Nov 06, 2014 20:25    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

Pierre - Here are some additional views of the specimen.


QtzCalHematiteBack.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Hematite, Calcite
 Locality:
Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 6.9 x 6.2 cm
 Description:
Back of specimen.
 Viewed:  20874 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Hematite
 Locality:
Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England / United Kingdom
 Description:
Quartz detail.
 Viewed:  21130 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 07, 2014 02:54    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

am mizunaka wrote:
Pierre - Here are some additional views of the specimen.


Thank you Am! Very nice.

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PostPosted: Nov 08, 2014 00:44    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - axinite  




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 Mineral: Axinite-(Fe)
 Locality:
Timmins area, Cochrane District, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 10.7 x 6.7 cm
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 Viewed:  20532 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 09, 2014 19:14    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




QtzWheal.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Perranzabuloe, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  20502 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 10, 2014 20:15    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - epidote  




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 Mineral: Epidote
 Locality:
Julie Claim (Lola Claim), Hawthorne District, Mineral County, Nevada, USA
 Dimensions: 11.1 x 5.1 cm
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 Viewed:  20693 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 11, 2014 04:39    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi Am,

Do you know which kind of mineral is associated with the quartz from Perranzabuloe. Looks like a calcite coating on another mineral, but I didn't find equivalent on Mindat photos ?

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PostPosted: Nov 11, 2014 05:00    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - epidote  

Hi Christophe,

The specimen came only identified as quartz. Maybe someone else can provide an educated guess on what the associated mineral is.

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PostPosted: Nov 11, 2014 08:59    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Looks rhombohedral. Dolomite or Siderite, maybe?
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PostPosted: Nov 14, 2014 13:30    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Since my last login, the pieces I have enjoyed are the Baryte, Pyrite and Fluorite from the Moscona Mine, Asturias, Spain (BaryteSpain.jpg, pg. 12) and that quartz from the Jinkouhe District, Sichuan Province, China (QuartzDT.jpg, pg. 12). I have added that fluorite and quartz combination from Goscheneralp, Canton Uri, Switzerland (SwissFluoriteQtz1.jpg, pg. 12) as a personal favorite photograph on my mindat page so I can look at it every day!
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PostPosted: Nov 15, 2014 05:31    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - elbaite  

Thanks Jamison. Glad that you have found a few favorites.


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 Mineral: Elbaite, Quartz
 Locality:
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 10.5 x 4.2 cm
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 Viewed:  20236 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 16, 2014 21:05    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Romanechite, Barite
 Locality:
Lone Tree Mine, Buffalo Mountain District, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA
 Dimensions: 7.5 x 6.2 cm
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 Viewed:  19797 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 20, 2014 01:15    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
San Antonio Mine (San Antonio el Grande Mine), East Camp, Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.6 cm
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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2014 18:21    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - beryl  




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 Mineral: Beryl (var aquamarine), Quartz, Albite, Muscovite
 Locality:
Taplejung District, Mechi Zone, Nepal
 Dimensions: 10.0 x 8.3 cm
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 Viewed:  19420 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2014 20:34    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Outstanding Mike! This was one of my favorites. It would have been mine if you hadn't gotten to it first ;=))
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2014 04:56    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Beautiful specimen of aquamarine Mike. I love the colour of the Taplejung beryls, but you don't see many available - I wonder if the deposit is small or limited to a small area.
Thanks, Mike.

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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2014 21:01    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Thanks Bob and Mike. It's one of our top favorites in the collection too.
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2014 22:24    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  

From a supposed small pocket found in the late 1970's. Very pale pink spherical rhodochrosite on manganite. Does anyone have any additional information on this find?


RhodoSpheres2.jpg
 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Manganite
 Locality:
N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  19424 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 27, 2014 15:27    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi Am,

The beryl from Nepal is a killer. Didn't know it was possible to find specimens like that in Nepal.

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PostPosted: Nov 28, 2014 00:08    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

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Thanks Chris.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Parker Lake, Mono County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 15.7 x 7.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  19249 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 29, 2014 05:02    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

That aquamarine!!! Oh my ... what can an atheist say instead of God now while seeing such a divine thing?! ;-)
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