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PostPosted: Dec 05, 2016 12:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Quartz


TN554 Quartz var. smoky - Mooralla, Victoria, Australia.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Mooralla, Southern Grampians Shire, Victoria, Australia
 Dimensions: 2.2 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
Glassy transparent to translucent smoky quartz on a thin shard of matrix.
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TN603 Quartz var. Japan twin - Naru Island, Nagasaki Pref., Japan.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Narushima, Gotoh Islands, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
 Dimensions: 1.9 x 2,0 cm
 Description:
Flattened Japan-law twinned crystals.
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TN545 Quartz var. rose - Pitorra Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Pitorra Claim, Alto da Pitorra, Laranjeiras, Galiléia, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 1.2 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
Well-developed transparent rose quartz crystals. Ex. Luiz Menezes Collection - a nice reminder of this kind and knowledgeable man.
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TN545 Quartz var. rose - Pitorra Mine, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil.jpg


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PostPosted: Dec 07, 2016 09:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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TN522 Vanadinite - Mibladen, Khenifra Province, Morocco.jpg
 Mineral: Vanadinite
 Locality:
Mibladen (Mibladen mining district), Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 1.7 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  12492 Time(s)

TN522 Vanadinite - Mibladen, Khenifra Province, Morocco.jpg



TN523 Arsenopyrite - Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Arsenopyrite
 Locality:
Hidalgo del Parral, Municipio Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.1 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  12626 Time(s)

TN523 Arsenopyrite - Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico.jpg



TN503 Pyromorphite - San Andres Mine, Cordoba, Spain.jpg
 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
San Andrés Mine, Espiel, Comarca Valle del Guadiato, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 1.2 x 1.9 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  12502 Time(s)

TN503 Pyromorphite - San Andres Mine, Cordoba, Spain.jpg


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PostPosted: Dec 07, 2016 11:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Special Vanadinite, a like a lot.
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PostPosted: Dec 07, 2016 12:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Enrique Llorens wrote:
Special Vanadinite, a like a lot.


I like very much. Is more correct.

"Vana" is the colloquial expression of Vanadinite in the area Mibladen-Midelt.
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PostPosted: Dec 07, 2016 12:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Enrique Llorens wrote:
Enrique Llorens wrote:
Special Vanadinite, a like a lot.


I like very much. Is more correct.

"Vana" is the colloquial expression of Vanadinite in the area Mibladen-Midelt.


Thank you Enrique. I like it because of the elongated prisms. It is very different from the usual pieces that you see.
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PostPosted: Dec 12, 2016 12:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Stibnite


TN632 Stibnite - White Caps Mine, Nye County, Nevada.jpg
 Mineral: Stibnite
 Locality:
Manhattan, Manhattan District, Nye County, Nevada, USA
 Dimensions: 0.7 x 3.0 cm
 Description:
Slender stibnite crystals with a chisel-tip terminations from the White Caps Mine.
 Viewed:  12288 Time(s)

TN632 Stibnite - White Caps Mine, Nye County, Nevada.jpg



TN550 Stibnite - Socavon Mine, Cercado Prov., Bolivia.jpg
 Mineral: Stibnite
 Locality:
Socavón Mine (La Salvadora mine), Oruro city, Cercado Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 0.9 x 2.6 cm
 Description:
A divergent group of stibnite crystals, one of which shows a classic bend due to well-developed gliding planes. The associated golden mineral is marcasite.
 Viewed:  12322 Time(s)

TN550 Stibnite - Socavon Mine, Cercado Prov., Bolivia.jpg



TN548 Stibnite - Ichinokawa Mine, Shikoku Island, Japan.jpg
 Mineral: Stibnite
 Locality:
Ichinokawa Mine, Saijo, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 0.7 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
Steel-gray crystal with a pyramidal termination and light metallic blue irridescence.
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TN548 Stibnite - Ichinokawa Mine, Shikoku Island, Japan.jpg


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PostPosted: Dec 14, 2016 11:52    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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TN565 Descloizite - Berg Aukas, Grootfontein District, Namibia.jpg
 Mineral: Descloizite
 Locality:
Berg Aukas, Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 2.9 cm
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TN565 Descloizite - Berg Aukas, Grootfontein District, Namibia.jpg



TN569 Sphalerite - Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia.jpg
 Mineral: Sphalerite
 Locality:
Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 2.7 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  12236 Time(s)

TN569 Sphalerite - Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia.jpg



TN556 Mimetite - Congresso Mine, San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Mimetite
 Locality:
Congreso-León Mine, León Group, San Pedro Corralitos, Municipio Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 2.3 cm
 Description:
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PostPosted: Dec 15, 2016 13:41    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Michael,

You have a wonderful eye -- congrats on superlative specimens! Oh, and most importantly, thanks for sharing with the rest of us.

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PostPosted: Dec 16, 2016 11:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Jim wrote:
Michael,

You have a wonderful eye -- congrats on superlative specimens! Oh, and most importantly, thanks for sharing with the rest of us.


Thank you Jim. It's been my pleasure to share with other like-minded people.

Here are a few from China.



TN601 Fluorite - Guanxi Zhuang AR, China.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 2.6 cm
 Description:
Pale lilac-colored cubes with darker purple phantoms.
 Viewed:  12067 Time(s)

TN601 Fluorite - Guanxi Zhuang AR, China.jpg



TN575 Calcite - Leiping Mine, Hunan Province, China.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Leiping, Guiyang, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 2.3 cm
 Description:
Colorless butterfly twinned calcite.
 Viewed:  12105 Time(s)

TN575 Calcite - Leiping Mine, Hunan Province, China.jpg



TN577 Ilvaite - Huanggang Mines, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China.jpg
 Mineral: Ilvaite
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 1.6 x 2.7 cm
 Description:
Doubly-terminated ilvaite with quartz.
 Viewed:  12058 Time(s)

TN577 Ilvaite - Huanggang Mines, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China.jpg


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PostPosted: Dec 16, 2016 11:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

The light pink fluorite lady is absolutely beautiful.
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PostPosted: Dec 19, 2016 14:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Thank you Philippe.


TN572 Copper in Calcite - Quincy Mine, Houghton County, Michigan.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Quincy Mine, Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
 Dimensions: 1.3 x 1.7 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  11934 Time(s)

TN572 Copper in Calcite - Quincy Mine, Houghton County, Michigan.jpg



TN633 Fluorapatite - Aravakurichi, Karur District, India.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Aravakurichi, Karur District, Tamil Nadu, India
 Dimensions: 1.2 x 1.7 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  11933 Time(s)

TN633 Fluorapatite - Aravakurichi, Karur District, India.jpg



TN580 Hematite ps. marcasite - White Desert, Farafra Oasis, Egypt.jpg
 Mineral: Hematite ps. after marcasite
 Locality:
White Desert, Farafra Oasis, Matruh Governorate, Egypt
 Dimensions: 1.9 x 2.2 cm
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TN580 Hematite ps. marcasite - White Desert, Farafra Oasis, Egypt.jpg


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PostPosted: Dec 20, 2016 11:41    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Michael, that pale lilac fluorite from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is just too lovely, also the yellow Mexican mimetite :-)
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PostPosted: Dec 20, 2016 14:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
Michael, that pale lilac fluorite from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is just too lovely, also the yellow Mexican mimetite :-)


Thanks Tobi. I only wish I had more specific locality information to go with the fluorite.
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PostPosted: Dec 21, 2016 15:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
Tobi wrote:
Michael, that pale lilac fluorite from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is just too lovely, also the yellow Mexican mimetite :-)
Thanks Tobi. I only wish I had more specific locality information to go with the fluorite.
I wish I could help you, but though I have some knowledge about fluorite, I've never seen such a specimen from China :-(
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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2016 16:15    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Quartz


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Government Pit, Albany, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
 Dimensions: 4.1 x 6.2 cm
 Description:
Glassy translucent smoky quartz collected in the early 1970s.
 Viewed:  11719 Time(s)

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2398 Quartz - Bor Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 7.5 x 9.0 cm
 Description:
Prismatic quartz crystals showing growth interference from platy calcite crystals which have subsequently dissolved leaving numerous incised lines along the length of the prism.
 Viewed:  11760 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2016 17:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Two very nice specimens, Michael. Did you collect the smoky quartz?

Merry Christmas to you and Laura.

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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2016 19:37    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Don Lum wrote:
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Two very nice specimens, Michael. Did you collect the smoky quartz?

Merry Christmas to you and Laura.

Regards,

Don


Thank you Don. No, I didn't collect the smoky quartz - it was collected by a friend.
Merry Christmas to you and Gwen as well.
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PostPosted: Dec 24, 2016 05:14    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Quartz
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Dimensions: 7.5 x 9.0 cm
Superb Dalnegorsk specimen with an interesting growth structure and a wonderful overall shape!
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PostPosted: Dec 24, 2016 14:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
crosstimber wrote:
Quartz
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Dimensions: 7.5 x 9.0 cm
Superb Dalnegorsk specimen with an interesting growth structure and a wonderful overall shape!


Thanks Tobi. If I remember correctly these were collected in 2000 or 2001.
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PostPosted: Dec 26, 2016 11:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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TN521 Ramsdellite - Mistake Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona.jpg
 Mineral: Ramsdellite
 Locality:
Mistake Mine, Sam Powell Peak, Box Canyon District, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 1.9 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
Blocky black crystals of ramsdellite from a classic location for this species.
 Viewed:  11501 Time(s)

TN521 Ramsdellite - Mistake Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona.jpg



TN590 Smoky Quartz - Sierra Blanca, Lincoln County, New Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Sierra Blanca, Sacramento Mountains, White Mountain Wilderness, Lincoln County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 3.0
 Description:
A small group of transparent smoky quartz with variable color saturation.
 Viewed:  11493 Time(s)

TN590 Smoky Quartz - Sierra Blanca, Lincoln County, New Mexico.jpg



TN589 Pyrite - Purple Hope Claim, King County, Washington.jpg
 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Purple Hope No. 4 claim, Green Ridge, King County, Washington, USA
 Dimensions: 1.5 x 2.6 cm
 Description:
Partially dissolved octahedral pyrite collected by Joe George in October 2015. The latest issue of Rocks & Minerals has a good article describing the collecting efforts at this location.
 Viewed:  11484 Time(s)

TN589 Pyrite - Purple Hope Claim, King County, Washington.jpg


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