We use cookies to show content based on your preferences. If you continue to browse you accept their use and installation. More information. >

FMF - Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board
The place to share your mineralogical experiences

FMF English Forum is moderated by John S. White and Peter Megaw
 

Spanish message board






Newest topics and users posts
16 Sep-11:07:13 Re: donating funds - rock currier collection auction (Bergur_e_sigurdarson)
16 Sep-10:42:37 Re: donating funds - rock currier collection auction (Bob Harman)
16 Sep-10:06:16 Re: i want to know the name of this rock. (Gail)
16 Sep-09:19:41 Re: i want to know the name of this rock. (Kevin Schofield)
15 Sep-09:47:19 Re: collection from dany mabillard (Dany Mabillard)
14 Sep-23:42:20 Re: monthly mineral chronicles, mineral guides and more... (Crocoite)
14 Sep-23:40:13 Re: monthly mineral chronicles, mineral guides and more... (Crocoite)
14 Sep-13:47:20 The mizunaka collection - quartz (Am Mizunaka)
14 Sep-06:17:55 Re: collection of philippe durand (Philippe Durand)
14 Sep-04:02:34 Re: collection of firmo espinar (Firmo Espinar)
13 Sep-11:59:20 Re: may i get a read (Pete Richards)
13 Sep-11:03:32 Re: may i get a read (Rich Loose)
13 Sep-09:34:58 Re: may i get a read (Jim Hill)
12 Sep-19:30:30 Re: unreliable water guns? (Joseph Doliveira)
12 Sep-19:22:52 Re: may i get a read (Joseph Doliveira)
12 Sep-18:47:23 Re: the mizunaka collection - rhodochrosite (Am Mizunaka)
12 Sep-16:20:38 Re: may i get a read (Jim Hill)
12 Sep-16:11:37 Re: may i get a read (Matt_zukowski)
12 Sep-15:47:35 Re: unreliable water guns? (Bob Harman)
12 Sep-15:38:48 May i get a read (Jim Hill)
12 Sep-09:48:47 Re: the mizunaka collection - rhodochrosite (Tobi)
11 Sep-18:48:25 The mizunaka collection - rhodochrosite (Am Mizunaka)
11 Sep-14:26:05 Re: donating funds - rock currier collection auction (Gail)
11 Sep-14:18:31 Re: donating funds - rock currier collection auction (Jordi Fabre)
11 Sep-12:18:30 Re: donating funds - rock currier collection auction (Gail)

For lists of newest topics and postings click here


RSS RSS

View unanswered posts

Why and how to register

Index Index
 FAQFAQ RegisterRegister  Log inLog in
 {Forgotten your password?}Forgotten your password?  

Like
58204


The time now is Sep 16, 2019 11:09

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
Don Lum Collection
  Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 32, 33, 34 ... 69, 70, 71  Next
  Index -> Collection photos and Collector's page
Like
3070


View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

Martin Rich




Joined: 15 Aug 2013
Posts: 127
Location: Lower Austria


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 23, 2014 22:57    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Hello Don!
Very nice Calcite from Strontian - it is very hard to get material from this locality.

Martin

_________________
We are living on the matrix.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 23, 2014 23:37    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Martin Rich wrote:
Hello Don!
Very nice Calcite from Strontian - it is very hard to get material from this locality.
W
Martin


Thanks for your comment, Martin. Good to hear from you.

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 26, 2014 14:12    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection


IMG_4305.JPG
 Mineral: Vauxite, Paravauxite
 Locality:
Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 4.2 x 2.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17686 Time(s)

IMG_4305.JPG



IMG_4303.JPG
 Mineral: Vauxite, Paravauxite
 Locality:
Siglo Veinte Mine, Llallagua, Rafael Bustillo Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 4.2 x 2.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17675 Time(s)

IMG_4303.JPG



IMG_4309.JPG
 Mineral: Quartz with Fluorite inclusions
 Locality:
Amborompotsy, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 8.5 x 3.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17710 Time(s)

IMG_4309.JPG



_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Vitaliy




Joined: 30 Nov 2014
Posts: 52

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 01, 2014 16:00    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum I have read through your thread and I really enjoyed the quality of your specimens. What I particularly liked was the cabinet sized Native silver from Kongsberg (Norway) and from China.

I also enjoyed some of your Chinese Rhodochrosite and Scheelite. Being a Chinese mineral collector I really enjoyed your pieces. The Wudong/Wutong mine is famous for being an equivalent to Sweet Home Mine.

I could only dream of owning some of those pieces especially a boleite of that size.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 01, 2014 16:07    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Vitaliy M. wrote:
Don Lum I have read through your thread and I really enjoyed the quality of your specimens. What I particularly liked was the cabinet sized Native silver from Kongsberg (Norway) and from China.

I also enjoyed some of your Chinese Rhodochrosite and Scheelite. Being a Chinese mineral collector I really enjoyed your pieces. The Wudong/Wutong mine is famous for being an equivalent to Sweet Home Mine.

I could only dream of owning some of those pieces especially a boleite of that size.

Thank you for your kind comments about the collection, Vitaliy. I look forward to seeing some of your specimens.

Regards,

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 02, 2014 14:13    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection


IMG_4312.JPG
 Mineral: Serandite, Natrolite, Aegirine and Analcime
 Locality:
Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17332 Time(s)

IMG_4312.JPG



IMG_4211.JPG
 Mineral: Sphalerite, Fluorite
 Locality:
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
 Dimensions: 8.5 x 6.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17288 Time(s)

IMG_4211.JPG



IMG_4228.JPG
 Mineral: Sphalerite, Fluorite
 Locality:
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
 Dimensions: 8.5x 6.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17330 Time(s)

IMG_4228.JPG



_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
2
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 06, 2014 16:41    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Hi Vitaliy,

Here are some additional views of the Serandite.

The main crystal is 4.2 cm.



IMG_4664.JPG
 Mineral: Serandite, Natrolite, Aegerine
 Locality:
Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.5 cm
 Description:
Main crystal 4.2 cm
 Viewed:  17086 Time(s)

IMG_4664.JPG



IMG_4665.JPG
 Mineral: Serandite, Natrolite, Aegerine
 Locality:
Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17090 Time(s)

IMG_4665.JPG



IMG_4666.JPG
 Mineral: Serandite, Natrolite, Aegerine
 Locality:
Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 4.3 x 3.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17150 Time(s)

IMG_4666.JPG



_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 06, 2014 18:21    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Vesuvianite


IMG_4672.JPG
 Mineral: Vesuvianite var. manganoan vesuvianite
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17106 Time(s)

IMG_4672.JPG



IMG_4673.JPG
 Mineral: Vesuvianite var. manganoan vesuvianite
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17092 Time(s)

IMG_4673.JPG



IMG_4674.JPG
 Mineral: Vesuvianite var. manganoan vesuvianite
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17132 Time(s)

IMG_4674.JPG



_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Vitaliy




Joined: 30 Nov 2014
Posts: 52

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 06, 2014 19:08    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Thanks for sharing the other views of the Serandite Don. It has an interesting fish scale pattern and a nice colour.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 06, 2014 19:32    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Vitaliy M. wrote:
Thanks for sharing the other views of the Serandite Don. It has an interesting fish scale pattern and a nice colour.


Thanks Vitaliy.

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 07, 2014 20:19    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Chinese Fluorite


IMG_4695.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite on Quartz
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.0 x 5.6 cm
 Description:
Bicolored Fluorite on Quartz. Two generations of fluorite on quartz
 Viewed:  16903 Time(s)

IMG_4695.JPG



IMG_4697.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite on Quartz
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.0 x 5.6 cm
 Description:
Bicolored Fluorite on Quartz. Two generations of fluorite on quartz
 Viewed:  16913 Time(s)

IMG_4697.JPG



IMG_4702.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite on Quartz
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.0 x 5.6 cm
 Description:
Bicolored Fluorite on Quartz. Two generations of fluorite on quartz
 Viewed:  16860 Time(s)

IMG_4702.JPG



IMG_4706.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite on Quartz
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.0 x 5.6 cm
 Description:
Bicolored Fluorite on Quartz. Two generations of fluorite on quartz
 Viewed:  16902 Time(s)

IMG_4706.JPG



_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Vitaliy




Joined: 30 Nov 2014
Posts: 52

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 07, 2014 20:35    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Interesting Huanggangliang Mine sample. I think it's interesting in how the two generations of Fluorite overgrew and crystallized on the Quartz matrix.The locality produces various Fluorite samples of all colours but Purple is definitely an eye catcher.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 07, 2014 21:00    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Vitaliy M. wrote:
Interesting Huanggangliang Mine sample. I think it's interesting in how the two generations of Fluorite overgrew and crystallized on the Quartz matrix.The locality produces various Fluorite samples of all colours but Purple is definitely an eye catcher.


Thank you, Vitaliy.

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Mike Wood




Joined: 16 Dec 2010
Posts: 456
Location: Northern England


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 08, 2014 12:30    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Hi Don, a very attractive bi-coloured fluorite specimen! Going by my eyes, I would say the smaller, earlier fluorites are blue; and the later deposited larger fluorites are purple.
Is that how you see it?
Thanks, Mike

_________________
Rock basher
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Tobi




Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 3085
Location: Good Old Germany


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 08, 2014 13:39    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Amazing fluorite, Don, I love the colour and the contrast!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 08, 2014 14:01    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Mike Wood wrote:
Hi Don, a very attractive bi-coloured fluorite specimen! Going by my eyes, I would say the smaller, earlier fluorites are blue; and the later deposited larger fluorites are purple.
Is that how you see it?
Thanks, Mike


Mike,

That is the way it looks to me in person. The camera didn't capture it exactly like I wanted it to but close.

Thank you for your comment.

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 08, 2014 14:02    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tobi wrote:
Amazing fluorite, Don, I love the colour and the contrast!


Thank you, Tobi.

I have been enjoying your recent posts.

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 13, 2014 16:52    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Chinese Fluorite


IMG_4760.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.4 x 8 x 3.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  16444 Time(s)

IMG_4760.JPG



IMG_4771.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.4 x 8 x 3.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  16464 Time(s)

IMG_4771.JPG



IMG_4761.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 9.4 x 8 x 3.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  16485 Time(s)

IMG_4761.JPG



_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
1
   

michael shaw
Site Admin



Joined: 30 Apr 2008
Posts: 1424
Location: Oklahoma


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 13, 2014 17:54    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Very cool fluorite, Don. I love the zoning.
Michael
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2108
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 13, 2014 19:23    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

crosstimber wrote:
Very cool fluorite, Don. I love the zoning.
Michael

Thank you very much for your comment, Michael.

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   
Display posts from previous:   
   Index -> Collection photos and Collector's page   All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 33 of 71
  Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 32, 33, 34 ... 69, 70, 71  Next  

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


All pictures, text, design © Forum FMF 2006-2019


Powered by FMF