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PostPosted: Jul 04, 2018 13:59    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




Celestine - Ohio.jpg
 Mineral: Celestine
 Locality:
White Rock Quarry, Clay Center, Ottawa County, Ohio, USA
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 6.3 x 10.5 cm
 Description:
Divergent sprays of pale blue bladed celestine crystals to 3.0 cm. on matrix with a pyrite druse.
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PostPosted: Jul 15, 2018 09:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




Fluorite - Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, County Galway, Ireland.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.9 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2018 17:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2532 Pearceite - Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru.jpg
 Mineral: Pearceite
 Locality:
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyón Province, Lima Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 5.0 cm
 Description:
Small metallic black pearceite crystals nestled in cavities in manganoan calcite.
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Pearceite - Uchucchacua Mine, Peru.jpg
 Mineral: Pearceite
 Locality:
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyón Province, Lima Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 5.0 cm, FOV = 2.0 cm
 Description:
The largest pearceite crystal aggregate (4mm) associated with a small wire silver.
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PostPosted: Jul 26, 2018 13:21    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




Prehnite - O&G Quarry.jpg
 Mineral: Prehnite
 Locality:
O&G Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 11.2 cm
 Description:
Mint green prehnite lining a vug in basalt with colorless calcite rhombs.
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PostPosted: Jul 31, 2018 10:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
Fluorite
Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
I think I could not even pronounce "Shannapheasteen", but I really like that beautiful small fluorite specimen!
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PostPosted: Jul 31, 2018 13:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
crosstimber wrote:
Fluorite
Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
I think I could not even pronounce "Shannapheasteen", but I really like that beautiful small fluorite specimen!
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Thanks Tobi. I can pronounce it phonetically, but I'll bet it has a Gaelic pronunciation that I wouldn't even recognize!
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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2018 13:24    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Gold - Colorado Quartz Mine, Mariposa Co., California.jpg
 Mineral: Gold
 Locality:
Colorado Quartz Mine, Colorado, Colorado District, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 2.6 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 10, 2018 08:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




Silver - Batopilas, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Silver
 Locality:
New Nevada Mine, Cerro San Antonio, San Miguel, Batopilas, Andrés del Río District, Municipio Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 1.9 x 2.6 cm
 Description:
Etched calcite hosting arborescent silver.
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PostPosted: Aug 11, 2018 13:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw - Tsumeb  

Tsumeb


Mimetite - Tsumeb Mine, Namibia.jpg
 Mineral: Mimetite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 1.5 x 2.0 cm
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Dioptase - Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Namibia.jpg
 Mineral: Dioptase
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 1.6 x 2.5 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 16, 2018 15:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




Quartz and hematite - Cumbria, England.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz and Hematite
 Locality:
Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, United Kingdom England
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.8 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 18, 2018 09:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




Quartz variety rose quartz - Pitorra Mine, Galileia, MG, Brazil.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 Locality:
Pitorra Claim, Alto da Pitorra, Laranjeiras, Galiléia, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 2.0 x 3.5 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2018 09:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




Chalcophanite - Ojuela Mine, Durango, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Chalcophanite
 Locality:
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 8.5 x 15.5 cm
 Description:
Metallic black chalcophanite crystals to 3 cm scattered on stringers of manganese oxides.
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2018 14:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

An classic chalcocite from one of New England's most important localities. The Bristol Copper Mine operated from 1837 to 1953 and during the mid to late 1800s, produced some of the the finest chalcocites in the United States.


Chalcocite - Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut.jpg
 Mineral: Chalcocite
 Locality:
Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
 Dimensions: 2.2 x 2.8 cm
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Chalcocite2 - Bristol Copper Mine, Hartford County, Connecticut.jpg
 Mineral: Chalcocite, calcite
 Locality:
Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
 Dimensions: 2.2 x 2.8 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2018 15:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Michael, your thread full of excellent photos is about to reach one million views, I guess in just a matter of hours. And this is really a lot. Have my warmest congratulations.

Carles M.
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2018 15:55    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Carles Millan wrote:
Michael, your thread full of excellent photos is about to reach one million views, I guess in just a matter of hours. And this is really a lot. Have my warmest congratulations.

Carles M.


Many thanks Carles. It has been a real pleasure to participate in the Forum, and this thread has allowed me to "connect" with so many interesting people who share in this great hobby. Kudos to Jordi for making it possible.

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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2018 19:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

"It has been a real pleasure to participate in the Forum, and this thread has allowed me to "connect" with so many interesting people who share in this great hobby. Kudos to Jordi for making it possible." Mike, your gallery is impeccable, thank you. Your collection is super fine.
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2018 11:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Thank very much Vic.

Though my collection focus has been mostly southern Illinois, Romania, Bulgaria, Dal'negorsk, and more recently the Huanggang mines, I still have a soft spot for New England minerals since that is where this crazy obsession all started.

Here's one that you are no doubt familiar with.



Babingtonite - Lane Quarry, Westfield, Massachusetts.jpg
 Mineral: Babingtonite on Prehnite
 Locality:
Lane Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
 Dimensions: 4.1 x 6.3 cm
 Description:
Lustrous black babingtonite crystals to 1.0 cm on lime green prehnite.
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2018 17:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Remarkable collection Michael, with always fine photographs.

Congratulations for the first million.
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2018 17:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

As tomorrow I will be out, let me say now (999985 readings at this time), and before go to the bed :

Congratulations Michael, wonderful thread!
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2018 19:20    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Michael,

Congratulations on being the first to reach this great milestone. I have enjoyed your collection and excellent photography.

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