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PostPosted: Oct 07, 2018 03:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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Quartz (variety smoky) and Microcline
Government Pit, Albany, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
Dimensions: 2.7 x 4.6 x 7.8 cm
Several transparent smoky quartz crystals associated with creamy microcline crystals and bladed white albite var. cleavelandite.
What a beauty, Michael! The overall shape, the contrast, the quality of the quartzes, just beautiful :-)
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PostPosted: Oct 07, 2018 10:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
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Quartz (variety smoky) and Microcline
Government Pit, Albany, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
Dimensions: 2.7 x 4.6 x 7.8 cm
Several transparent smoky quartz crystals associated with creamy microcline crystals and bladed white albite var. cleavelandite.
What a beauty, Michael! The overall shape, the contrast, the quality of the quartzes, just beautiful :-)


Thanks Tobi. I was very happy to have the opportunity to acquire these two pieces.
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PostPosted: Oct 08, 2018 09:54    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2583 Marcasite - Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott Co., Iowa.jpg
 Mineral: Marcasite
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Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott County, Iowa, USA
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 4.1 cm
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Metallic, brass-yellow spear-shaped marcasite crystals to 3.2 cm with small colorless calcite crystals.
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PostPosted: Oct 08, 2018 10:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
These pieces were collected by Ernie Schlichter, who collected there often.


Ernie was a very serious field collector. Where the pry bars and the misc. steel that we lug into the field can be quite heavy, Ernie had the good sense to have his kit made from titanium.
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PostPosted: Oct 11, 2018 15:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2578 Rhodocrosite - Champion Mine, Cinnamon Pass, Lake City, Hinsdale Co., Colorado.jpg
 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Champion Mine, Cinnamon Pass, Lake City, Hinsdale County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 4.8 cm.
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Pink rhombs of rhodocrosite to 5 mm covering a pyrite and quartz matrix.
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PostPosted: Oct 15, 2018 09:12    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN706 Silver - Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Silver
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Fresnillo de González Echeverría (Fresnillo), Municipio Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
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PostPosted: Oct 15, 2018 09:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

crosstimber wrote:
Rhodochrosite
Champion Mine, Cinnamon Pass, Lake City, Hinsdale County, Colorado, USA
Pink rhombs of rhodocrosite to 5 mm covering a pyrite and quartz matrix.
Lovely little specimen, Michael!
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