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PostPosted: Aug 03, 2017 09:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

The following two thumbnail specimens were collected by my parents in 1997.


TN205 Calcite (twin) - Hanover Quarry, York County, Pennsylvania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Hanover Quarry, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
 Dimensions: 1.9 x 2.0 cm
 Description:
Nicely-twinned yellow calcite crystal.
 Viewed:  11878 Time(s)

TN205 Calcite (twin) - Hanover Quarry, York County, Pennsylvania.jpg



TN203 Quartz var. Herkimer diamond - Crystal Grove, St. Johnsville, New York.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
 Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.2 cm
 Description:
Two iron-stained "Herkimer diamond" quartz crystals resting on a druzy quartz coated dolostone.
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TN203 Quartz var. Herkimer diamond - Crystal Grove, St. Johnsville, New York.jpg


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PostPosted: Aug 03, 2017 10:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
Quartz
Locality: Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Description: Two iron-stained "Herkimer diamond" quartz crystals resting on a druzy quartz coated dolostone.
Didn't know they came also in yellow, really interesting.
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PostPosted: Aug 03, 2017 10:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
crosstimber wrote:
Quartz
Locality: Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Description: Two iron-stained "Herkimer diamond" quartz crystals resting on a druzy quartz coated dolostone.
Didn't know they came also in yellow, really interesting.


Tobi, I believe most of the color is iron surface staining. It could probably be removed with oxalic acid, but I prefer to leave it as is. Everyone has clear quartz :>)
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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2017 14:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Quartz


TN185 Quartz - Jiulong Co,, Ganzi Aut. Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Jiulong, Garzê Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
 Dimensions: 1.0 x 1.6 cm
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TN185 Quartz - Jiulong Co,, Ganzi Aut. Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.jpg



TN649 Quartz rutilated - Permskaya Oblast, Urals, Russia.JPG
 Mineral: Quartz with Rutile
 Locality:
Tyoplaya Gora, Ust'-Tiskos, Gornozavodskii area, Permskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 1.2 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  11716 Time(s)

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TN487 Rose Quartz - Pitorra Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 Locality:
Pitorra Claim, Alto da Pitorra, Laranjeiras, Galiléia, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 1.8 x 2.0 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2017 14:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

More quartz


Quartz - Ornach, Khuzdar District, Balochistan, Pakistan.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Ornach, Khuzdar District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 0.9 x 1.5 cm
 Description:
Transparent quartz with negative crystals and yellow petroleum inclusions.
 Viewed:  11637 Time(s)

Quartz - Ornach, Khuzdar District, Balochistan, Pakistan.jpg



Quartz - Roswell, New Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 1.0 x 1.6 cm
 Description:
Quartz with hematite inclusions, locally known as "Pecos diamonds."
 Viewed:  11645 Time(s)

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Quartz - Teller County, Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Crystal Peak area, Teller County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 0.4 x 2.9 cm
 Description:
Elongated smoky quartz crystals in parallel growth.
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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2017 10:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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1961 Sphalerite - Camp Bird Mine, Ouray Co., Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Sphalerite
 Locality:
Camp Bird Mine, Gordon replacement orebody, level 21, Camp Bird, San Juan Mountains, Ouray, Sneffels District, Ouray County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 6.0 cm
 Description:
Sharp black sphalerite crystals with bright pyrite and minor calcite from the Gordon replacement orebody, Level 21.
 Viewed:  11580 Time(s)

1961 Sphalerite - Camp Bird Mine, Ouray Co., Colorado.jpg



1962 Galena - Weardale, County Durham, England.jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.5 cm
 Description:
Lustrous cube-octahedral galena crystals with small yellow fluorite cubes and crystallized siderite.
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1962 Galena - Weardale, County Durham, England.jpg


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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2017 12:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
Galena
Locality: Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.5 cm
Description: Lustrous cube-octahedral galena crystals with small yellow fluorite cubes and crystallized siderite.
A galena specimen with PERFECT aesthetics, I love it :-)
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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2017 13:15    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
crosstimber wrote:
Galena
Locality: Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
Dimensions: 5.0 x 7.5 cm
Description: Lustrous cube-octahedral galena crystals with small yellow fluorite cubes and crystallized siderite.
A galena specimen with PERFECT aesthetics, I love it :-)


Tobi - Thanks from one galenaphile to another.
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PostPosted: Aug 11, 2017 14:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Quartz (variety amethyst) - Piedra Parada, Veracruz, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  11396 Time(s)

Quartz (variety amethyst)  - Piedra Parada, Veracruz, Mexico.jpg



Topaz - Veronica Mine, El Copetillo, Mun. de Villa Garcia, Zacatecas, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Topaz
 Locality:
Veronica Mine, El Copetillo, Municipio Villa García, Zacatecas, Mexico
 Dimensions: 2.1 x 2.3 cm
 Description:
Orange-brown Topaz crystals on rhyolite.
 Viewed:  11441 Time(s)

Topaz - Veronica Mine, El Copetillo, Mun. de Villa Garcia, Zacatecas, Mexico.jpg



Calcite - Irai, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Iraí, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
 Dimensions: 2.3 x 2.5 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2017 09:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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2472 Stibnite on calcite - Herja Mine, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Stibnite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 6.5 cm
 Description:
Divergent groups of lustrous stibnite resting on thin matrix of crystallized white calcite.
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2472 Stibnite on calcite - Herja Mine, Romania.jpg


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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2017 10:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Thank you, Michael. Pleasurable viewing:-)
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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2017 14:05    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Thank you, Michael. Pleasurable viewing:-)


Many thanks, Pierre. Glad to be one of the sources of your "viewing pleasure."
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PostPosted: Aug 16, 2017 09:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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2473 Quartz var. amethyst - Piedra Parada, Veracruz, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Municipio Tatatila, Veracruz (Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave), Mexico
 Dimensions: 4.5 x 5.0 cm
 Description:
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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2017 14:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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2470 Aragonite - Yeso, New Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Yeso, Baca County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 4.1 x 4.2 cm
 Description:
Twinned pseudohexagonal aragonite crystal.
 Viewed:  11047 Time(s)

2470 Aragonite - Yeso, New Mexico.jpg



1963 - Quartz var. rose quartz - Globe Mine, Springfield, Sullivan Co., New Hampshire.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 Locality:
Globe Mine, Springfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
 Dimensions: 3.7 x 6.2 cm
 Description:
Massive rose quartz with excellent transparency.
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2017 10:52    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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2475 Barite - Denton Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois.jpg
 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
Denton Mine, Goose Creek Mine group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 5.3 x 6.7 cm
 Description:
Brecciated purple fluorite cemented with lustrous, yellow, bladed barite crystals that show internal zoning in light yellow and clear bands. Collected on the Rosiclare Level in 1983.
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2475 Barite - Denton Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois.jpg



2475 Barite - Denton Mine.jpg
 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
Denton Mine, Goose Creek Mine group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 5.3 x 6.7 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2017 13:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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2476 Barite - West Green Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
"Green Tracts” (North Green Mine, East Green Mine, West Green Mine), Bethel Level, Ozark-Mahoning group, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 8.0 x 11.5 cm
 Description:
Sharp, chisel-point, bladed barite from the Bethel Level of the West Green Mine. Collected in the 1960s. The North Green, East Green, and West Green mines were all good ore producers in their day, however documented specimens from these mines are quite uncommon.
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PostPosted: Aug 28, 2017 09:17    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

The following two specimens date to the early 1960s and were the first pieces of galena in my collection. Thus began my passion for PbS.


0251 Galena - Joplin Field, Tri-State District, Jasper County, Missouri.jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Joplin Field, Tri-State District, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 6.5 x 8.0 cm
 Description:
Cubic crystals with small octahedral corner modifications.
 Viewed:  10759 Time(s)

0251 Galena - Joplin Field, Tri-State District, Jasper County, Missouri.jpg



0261 Galena (2).jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 4.5 x 4.5 cm
 Description:
Cube-octahedral galena with tiny pyrite cubes.
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PostPosted: Aug 29, 2017 13:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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 Mineral: Celestine
 Locality:
White Rock Quarry, Clay Center, Ottawa County, Ohio, USA
 Dimensions: 6.3 x 10.5 cm
 Description:
Divergent sprays of pale blue, bladed, celestite crystals to 3.0 cm. on matrix.
 Viewed:  10650 Time(s)

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Gypsum - Salinas Paracas, Peru.JPG
 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Las Salinas, Otume, Paracas District, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 6.3 x 9.4 cm
 Description:
Transparent yellow-orange twinned gypsum crystals with associated halite on the base.
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Calcite Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 8.2 x 10.9 cm
 Description:
Reddish brown calcite crystals with overgrowths and inclusions of hematite covered by a second generation of lighter colored calcite.
 Viewed:  10479 Time(s)

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