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PostPosted: May 12, 2018 01:04    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi Am. Stunning Rhodocrosite.
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PostPosted: May 12, 2018 14:51    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Hi Am. Stunning Rhodocrosite.


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PostPosted: May 13, 2018 16:36    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite  




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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Afton Canyon, Afton, Cady Mountains, San Bernardino County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 7.3 x 8.3 cm
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 Viewed:  4645 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 14, 2018 23:08    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection- fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Canon City District, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 6.1 x 6.2 cm
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PostPosted: May 16, 2018 16:56    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - azurite  




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 Mineral: Azurite, Malachite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 2.8 cm
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PostPosted: May 19, 2018 14:43    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  

A seam of rhodochrosite with an unusual color surrounded by quartz with some chalcopyrite. Tiny specks of sphalerite dot the rhodochrosite.


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Chalcopyrite, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Sacarîmb (Nagyág), Deva, Hunedoara, Romania
 Dimensions: 12.7 x 5.4 cm
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 Viewed:  4268 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 20, 2018 21:35    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




QtzSmkAus1.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Mica Hill, Torrington, Clive County, New South Wales, Australia
 Dimensions: 9.7 x 5.5 cm
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PostPosted: May 21, 2018 21:05    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  

Short stubby rhodochrosite "thumb".


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N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 2.2 x 1.5 cm
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PostPosted: May 22, 2018 19:38    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

Quartz exhibiting growth interference on andradite.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Andradite
 Locality:
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.7 cm
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PostPosted: May 23, 2018 03:52    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz exhibiting growth interference on andradite.

Fascinating specimen Am.Congratulations.

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PostPosted: May 23, 2018 14:41    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

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Quartz exhibiting growth interference on andradite.

Fascinating specimen Am.Congratulations.


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PostPosted: May 24, 2018 03:12    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  




RhodoMi.jpg
 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Hiawatha No. 1 Mine, Hiawatha Group, Stambaugh, Menominee Iron Range, Iron County, Michigan, USA
 Dimensions: 6.0 x 4.2 cm
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PostPosted: May 25, 2018 18:39    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Chrysocolla, Malachite
 Locality:
Hidden Hills Mine (Hidden Hill Mine), Providence Mountains, Arrowhead District, San Bernardino County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 10.4 x 6.1 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3204 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Chrysocolla, Malachite
 Locality:
Hidden Hills Mine (Hidden Hill Mine), Providence Mountains, Arrowhead District, San Bernardino County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 10.4 x 6.1 cm
 Description:
Back of specimen.
 Viewed:  3208 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 27, 2018 01:21    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite  

Unusual color for the fluorite from this locality. Typically the color is blue or colorless.


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Dolomite
 Locality:
Walworth Quarry, Walworth, Wayne County, New York, USA
 Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.7 cm
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PostPosted: May 28, 2018 16:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

Etched quartz crystal.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 14.5 x 8.4 cm
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PostPosted: May 29, 2018 18:38    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyón Province, Lima Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 4.6 x 3.0 cm
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PostPosted: May 30, 2018 13:26    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

That color and gemminess ! wow

I have already said it, but you have a stunning rhodo collection
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PostPosted: May 30, 2018 15:13    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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that color and geminess ! wow

I have already said it, but you have a stunning rodho collection


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PostPosted: May 31, 2018 17:59    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz with hedenbergite  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Hedenbergite
 Locality:
Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 11.5 x 7.0 cm
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 Viewed:  2555 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2018 15:40    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

I have been meaning to write a reply for a long time, as I have been enjoying your excellent collection very much indeed. The standard of quality of your photography has been very inspirational and has directly made me review and refine my own techniques multiple times over the years, every time I saw another one of those stunning quartz or rhodochrosite photos of yours. Thanks a lot for sharing it with all of us!
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