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PostPosted: May 19, 2015 18:33    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.6 cm
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 Viewed:  19825 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 21, 2015 20:43    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - grossular  




GrossularGreenCore1A.jpg
 Mineral: Grossular
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 5.6 x 4.4 cm
 Description:
Clear to colorless grossular with green cores.
 Viewed:  19725 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Grossular
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 5.6 x 4.4 cm
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 Viewed:  19854 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 23, 2015 23:19    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - vesuvianite  




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 Mineral: Vesuvianite
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 2.2 x 1.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  19670 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 24, 2015 15:54    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - green grossular  




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 Mineral: Grossular
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  19658 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 25, 2015 19:32    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - pink grossular  




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 Mineral: Grossular, Diopside, Albite
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  19594 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 26, 2015 18:53    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




CollierQtz1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Collier Creek Mine, Mount Ida, Montgomery County, Arkansas, USA
 Dimensions: 14.8 x 11.0 cm
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 Viewed:  19422 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 27, 2015 08:53    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

beautiful photo!
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PostPosted: May 27, 2015 10:00    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hello Am,

On your photo your Arkansas quartz specimen seems to have some lightly smokey crystals. Is it so ? If yes could this be the kind of smokey quartz that you can find in Arkansas ? I heard about some time ago, but never had an opportunity to look at one. Anyway great photo.

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PostPosted: May 27, 2015 14:42    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Thanks Bob and Christophe.

Christophe - the quartz does have a slight smokiness. I don't know if this is typical for the locality.
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PostPosted: May 29, 2015 00:06    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz trio  




QtzGrant1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Grant Quarry, Greely, Gloucester Township, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 4.1 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  19143 Time(s)

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QtzCalDan.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite, Danburite
 Locality:
Charcas, Municipio Charcas, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 5.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  19128 Time(s)

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QtzDolomite1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Churprinz Friedrich August Erbstolln Mine (Churprinz Mine), Großschirma, Freiberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 9.5 x 5.7 cm
 Description:
Quartz after dolomite.
 Viewed:  19088 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Churprinz Friedrich August Erbstolln Mine (Churprinz Mine), Großschirma, Freiberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 9.5 x 5.7 cm
 Description:
Back of specimen.
 Viewed:  19099 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2015 22:58    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz with microcline  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz), Microcline
 Locality:
Dinkey Creek Mine, Dinkey Creek, Fresno County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.1 cm
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 Viewed:  20852 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2015 02:47    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi Am. As always, I enjoy viewing your specimens. The specimen 'QtzDolomite1.jpg', the description says quartz, but I see vey little quartz (only on the back). What is the black mineral on the dolomite? Best regards.
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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2015 04:56    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Pierre - The specimen is supposed to be a pseudomorph. Quartz replacing dolomite. I do not know what is causing the black coloration.
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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2015 09:29    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

am mizunaka wrote:
Pierre - The specimen is supposed to be a pseudomorph. Quartz replacing dolomite. I do not know what is causing the black coloration.


I apologize Am! I did not read the description! It is a very unusual specimen.

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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2015 21:54    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Crystal Ridge, Johnson Spring, Tibbetts District, Inyo Mountains, Inyo County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 5.2 x 3.2 cm
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 Viewed:  21044 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2015 21:27    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Tripp Flats, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 10.2 x 4.4 cm
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 Viewed:  20426 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2015 04:06    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Great amethyst from Kearsarge Peak, Mike 👍
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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2015 17:11    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - smoky quartz  

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SmkQtzLCM.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
 Locality:
Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 7.6 x 3.2 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  20199 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
 Locality:
Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside County, California, USA
 Description:
Close up of hole near the top of the termination.
 Viewed:  20214 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 08, 2015 15:00    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi Am, this last quartz seems to have inclusions. If indeed it does, what are they?
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PostPosted: Jun 08, 2015 17:52    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - smoky quartz  

Pierre - Yes there are inclusions in the smoky quartz specimen. I do not know what the inclusions are. There was no information on the label regarding the inclusions.


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 Mineral: Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
 Locality:
Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 7.6 x 3.2 cm
 Description:
Close up of inclusion.
 Viewed:  20055 Time(s)

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Inclusion1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (var Smoky Quartz)
 Locality:
Little Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla, Cahuilla District, Riverside County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 7.6 x 3.2 cm
 Description:
Another close up of inclusion.
 Viewed:  20057 Time(s)

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