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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2016 00:02    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Aquamarine


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 Mineral: Beryl variety Aquamarine
 Locality:
Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 48mm x 35mm
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 Viewed:  14903 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl variety Aquamarine
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Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 48mm x 35mm
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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2016 04:53    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Just found this recently added video on the Blue Cap Productions :)

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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2016 05:14    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tobi wrote:
Just found this recently added video on the Blue Cap Productions Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfA-eQ2_lDA

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Don, I love that Bart Simpson-like termination of your Shigar Valley aquamarine! (@3'24)
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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2016 06:06    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Thank you Tobi for sharing this video of some of Don's collection. Very nice specimens shared by a truly humble and nice person.
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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2016 08:13    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fiebre Verde wrote:
Don, I love that Bart Simpson-like termination of your Shigar Valley aquamarine!
What a great anaolgy, even I as a Simpsons fan didn't recognize this resemblance :)))

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Thank you Tobi for sharing this video of some of Don's collection. Very nice specimens shared by a truly humble and nice person.
Checking the Blue Cap Productions video section for news always includes the chance of finding some good entertainment :-)
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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2016 19:17    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tobi, Gerard, and Pierre,

Since I have long enjoyed viewing your collections, I am humbled by your comments. Dave and Bryan are great fun to be with.

Sincere regards,

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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2016 19:47    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fiebre Verde wrote:
Tobi wrote:
Just found this recently added video on the Blue Cap Productions Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfA-eQ2_lDA

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Don, I love that Bart Simpson-like termination of your Shigar Valley aquamarine! (@3'24)
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Thank you, Gérard. I agree with you about the termination looking like Bart Simpson.

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PostPosted: Aug 12, 2016 17:02    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Collection


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 Mineral: Quartz, Fluorite
 Locality:
Erongo Mountain, Usakos, Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 39mm x 35mm
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 Mineral: Euclase
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Equador, Parelhas, Seridó Oriental, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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PostPosted: Aug 15, 2016 18:26    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Previously posted but improved pictures of Euclase.


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 Mineral: Euclase
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Mwami (Miami), Karoi District, Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe
 Dimensions: 23mm x 22mm x 18mm
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 Mineral: Euclase
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Piaotang Mine, Dayu, Ganzhou Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
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PostPosted: Aug 16, 2016 17:07    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
Previously posted but improved pictures of Euclase.

Beautiful Euclase Don!
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PostPosted: Aug 16, 2016 18:25    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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Don Lum wrote:
Previously posted but improved pictures of Euclase.

Beautiful Euclase Don!


Thank you so much, Gérard.

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PostPosted: Sep 08, 2016 22:28    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite


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 Mineral: Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite
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New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mountains, Ajo District, Pima County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 42mm x 33mm
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 Mineral: Malachite pseudomorph after Azurite
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New Cornelia Mine, Ajo, Little Ajo Mountains, Ajo District, Pima County, Arizona, USA
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PostPosted: Sep 08, 2016 22:39    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Calcite with Hematite


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 Mineral: Calcite, Hematite
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Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2016 02:29    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fantastic red calcite Don! I cannot remember ever seeing something like that.
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2016 02:59    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Indeed really cool calcite, Don! When scrolling down and reaching the photo, at first sight I thought to see a rhodochrosite scalenohedron ;-)
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2016 03:45    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tobi wrote:
Indeed really cool calcite, Don! When scrolling down and reaching the photo, at first sight I thought to see a rhodochrosite scalenohedron ;-)

Me too. For some reason I associate Santa Eulalia primarily with Rhodochrosite.
Makes that calcite even more special!
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2016 11:45    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Pierre, Tobi and Gérard,

I appreciate your great comments.

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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2016 12:40    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Fantastic red calcite Don! I cannot remember ever seeing something like that.


oh yes !
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2016 12:50    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Philippe Durand wrote:
Pierre Joubert wrote:
Fantastic red calcite Don! I cannot remember ever seeing something like that.


oh yes !


Thank you very much, Philippe.

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2016 10:10    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Dear Jordi,

I want to wish you and your staff a heartfelt congratulations on the 20th Anniversary of Fabre Minerals online. Best wishes for many more great and prosperous years to come.

Sincerely,

Don Lum

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