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PostPosted: Apr 19, 2017 23:19    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Great material, as usual. That Homestake fluorite is simply perfect, I love that "frosted" octahedrons scattered over the matrix, and they also show colour-zoning, wow. Many reasons for a fluorite connoisseur to love this specimen!

And the afghanite, aside from its elegant shape, it looks translucent, right?


Thanks Tobi. The afghanite is translucent. Maybe I will try to post a back lighted photograph of it.
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PostPosted: Apr 20, 2017 01:27    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 4.8 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  14751 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 20, 2017 15:49    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz with epidote  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Epidote
 Locality:
Kharan, Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 5.9 cm
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 Viewed:  14675 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2017 16:43    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite with calcite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Calcite
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 5.9 x 4.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  14579 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Afghanite
 Locality:
Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
 Dimensions: 3.9 x 4.1 cm
 Description:
Back lighting.
 Viewed:  14567 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 22, 2017 18:55    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Bastnäsite  




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 Mineral: Bastnäsite-(Ce)
 Locality:
Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 2.0 cm
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 Viewed:  14548 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 24, 2017 17:16    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Sphalerite, Tetrahedrite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Huaron mining district, Huayllay District, Pasco Province, Pasco Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 24.5 x 6.5 cm
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 Viewed:  14426 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 25, 2017 16:25    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite  




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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 12.9 x 9.8 cm
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PostPosted: Apr 26, 2017 16:39    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite with pyrite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Villabona Mines, Barrio de la Estación, Villabona, Llanera, Comarca del Nora, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 4.4 x 4.8 cm
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 Viewed:  14286 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 27, 2017 16:10    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorapatite  




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 Mineral: Fluorapatite, Quartz, Siderite
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 4.7 x 2.6 cm
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 Viewed:  14230 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 28, 2017 16:58    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite with quartz  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz
 Locality:
Los Remedios Mine, Taxco de Alarcón, Municipio Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico
 Dimensions: 14.7 x 8.7 cm
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 Viewed:  14124 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 29, 2017 02:39    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

The Panasqueira apatite is simply perfect!
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PostPosted: Apr 29, 2017 14:57    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tobi wrote:
The Panasqueira apatite is simply perfect!


Thanks Tobi!
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PostPosted: Apr 29, 2017 15:49    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Is that a modern Villabona piece? I have some old ones but none of the recent ones.
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PostPosted: Apr 29, 2017 16:29    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

James wrote:
Is that a modern Villabona piece? I have some old ones but none of the recent ones.


This is an older piece.
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PostPosted: Apr 29, 2017 16:48    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - pyromorphite  




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 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Daoping Mine, Gongcheng, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.4 cm
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 Viewed:  13626 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 30, 2017 16:02    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - epidote  




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 Mineral: Epidote
 Locality:
Sobotín, Šumperk, Olomouc Region, Moravia, Czech Republic
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 2.5 cm
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 Viewed:  13525 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 01, 2017 23:00    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz with Chlorite inclusions
 Locality:
Polar Urals, Western-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 3.2 cm
 Description:
Quartz included with chlorite.
 Viewed:  13375 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 03, 2017 00:33    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - pyromorphite  




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 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Des Farges Mine (Les Farges Mine), Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: 5.7 x 4.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  13317 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 04, 2017 01:03    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Second Sovetskii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
 Dimensions: 7.7 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
Very pale green quartz.
 Viewed:  13271 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 04, 2017 20:00    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Fluorite
 Locality:
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu, Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.4 cm
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 Viewed:  13172 Time(s)

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