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PostPosted: Sep 13, 2017 12:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

This specimen from Tsumeb.


613p. Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.JPG
 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 115 mm x 70 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2138 Time(s)

613p. Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.JPG



613l. Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.JPG
 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 115 mm x 70 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2145 Time(s)

613l. Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.JPG



613f. Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.JPG
 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 115 mm x 70 mm x 40 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2147 Time(s)

613f. Cerussite, Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia.JPG


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PostPosted: Oct 30, 2017 23:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Back again & time to start posting specimens.


216 (2).JPG
 Mineral: Hanksite
 Locality:
Searles Lake, Mojave Desert, San Bernardino County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 215 mm x 177 mm x 198 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2003 Time(s)

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210 (2).JPG
 Mineral: Crocoite
 Locality:
Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Zeehan District, West Coast Council, Tasmania, Australia
 Dimensions: 80 mm x 58 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
Purchased from mine owners during street fair in Hobart.
 Viewed:  1988 Time(s)

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210 (6).JPG
 Mineral: Crocoite
 Locality:
Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Zeehan District, West Coast Council, Tasmania, Australia
 Dimensions: 80 mm x 58 mm x 53 mm
 Description:
Note is Adelaide Mine and not Adelaida Mine. That's per Mindat.
 Viewed:  1999 Time(s)

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196 (6).JPG
 Mineral: Bournonite, Pyrite, Calcite
 Locality:
Pachapaqui mining district, Pachapaqui, Aquia District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 134 mm x 97 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Obtained 1998.
 Viewed:  1976 Time(s)

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196 (13).JPG
 Mineral: Bournonite, Pyrite, Calcite
 Locality:
Pachapaqui mining district, Pachapaqui, Aquia District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 134 mm x 97 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Obtained 1998.
 Viewed:  1980 Time(s)

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196 (15).JPG
 Mineral: Bournonite, Pyrite, Calcite
 Locality:
Pachapaqui mining district, Pachapaqui, Aquia District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 134 mm x 97 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Obtained 1998.
 Viewed:  2004 Time(s)

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526 (4).JPG
 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Morocco
 Dimensions: 155 mm x 155 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Location reference from dealer was 'Spanish' Morocco.
 Viewed:  2006 Time(s)

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530 (5).JPG
 Mineral: Smithsonite, Baryte, Calcite
 Locality:
Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 145 mm x 120 mm x 65 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1983 Time(s)

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530 (3).JPG
 Mineral: Smithsonite, Baryte, Calcite
 Locality:
Juanita Mine, Magdalena District, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 145 mm x 120 mm x 65 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2000 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 31, 2017 05:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Robert Seitz wrote:
Note is Adelaide Mine and not Adelaida Mine. That's per Mindat.

Thanks Robert, already corrected.
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PostPosted: Nov 12, 2017 21:24    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Now for a few iron minerals.


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 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
Sherwood Mine, Mineral Hills, Menominee Iron Range, Iron County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: 57 mm x 50 mm x 37 mm
 Description:
Collected approx. 1990.
 Viewed:  1875 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Magnetite
 Locality:
Iron Springs District, Iron County, Utah, USA
 Dimensions: 72 mm x 52 mm x 35 mm
 Description:
Collected approx. 1995.
 Viewed:  1875 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Hematite, Rutile
 Locality:
Ibitiara, Bahia, Brazil
 Dimensions: 55 mm x 45 mm x 42 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1862 Time(s)

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207 (4).JPG
 Mineral: Hematite, Rutile
 Locality:
Ibitiara, Bahia, Brazil
 Dimensions: 55 mm x 45 mm x 42 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1877 Time(s)

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444 (5).JPG
 Mineral: Hematite after Magnetite (variety Martite), Apatite
 Locality:
Cerro de Mercado Mine, Cerro de los Remedios, Victoria de Durango, Municipio Durango, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 125 mm x 90 mm x 80 mm
 Description:
Much fun and pleasing to clean this specimen and find the crystals within.
 Viewed:  1858 Time(s)

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444 (15).JPG
 Mineral: Hematite after Magnetite (variety Martite), Apatite
 Locality:
Cerro de Mercado Mine, Cerro de los Remedios, Victoria de Durango, Municipio Durango, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: 125 mm x 90 mm x 80 mm
 Description:
Much fun and pleasing to clean this specimen and find the crystals within.
 Viewed:  1874 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 31, 2017 15:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Here are two specimens from the Tri State Lead-Zinc District, US


427b.JPG
 Mineral: Calcite, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Mid-Continent Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 150 mm x 150 mm x 95 mm
 Description:
Great calcite form. This is picture 1 of 3.
 Viewed:  1630 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Mid-Continent Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 150 mm x 150 mm x 95 mm
 Description:
Great calcite form. This is picture 2 of 3.
 Viewed:  1625 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Mid-Continent Mine, Picher Field, Treece, Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 150 mm x 150 mm x 95 mm
 Description:
Great calcite form. This is picture 3 of 3.
 Viewed:  1620 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Chalcopyrite, Marcasite, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 85 mm x 75 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
This is picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  1631 Time(s)

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523 (8).JPG
 Mineral: Chalcopyrite, Marcasite, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Tri-State District, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
 Dimensions: 85 mm x 75 mm x 55 mm
 Description:
This is picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  1632 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2018 19:42    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

A few more to share.


632. Crocoite, Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.JPG
 Mineral: Crocoite
 Locality:
Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Zeehan District, West Coast Council, Tasmania, Australia
 Dimensions: 153 mm x 110 mm x 85 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  638 Time(s)

632. Crocoite, Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.JPG



632e. Crocoite, Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.JPG
 Mineral: Crocoite
 Locality:
Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Zeehan District, West Coast Council, Tasmania, Australia
 Dimensions: 153 mm x 110 mm x 85 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  640 Time(s)

632e. Crocoite, Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.JPG



635. Calcite (pseudomorph), Droujba (Drujba) Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki (Luki), Rhodope Mts, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria.JPG
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Droujba Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki (Luki), Rhodope Mountains, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria
 Dimensions: 145 mm x 95 mm x 75 mm
 Description:
Calcite (pseudomorph)
Picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  638 Time(s)

635. Calcite (pseudomorph), Droujba (Drujba) Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki (Luki), Rhodope Mts, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria.JPG



635b. Calcite (pseudomorph), Droujba (Drujba) Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki (Luki), Rhodope Mts, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria.JPG
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Droujba Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki (Luki), Rhodope Mountains, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria
 Dimensions: 145 mm x 95 mm x 75 mm
 Description:
Calcite (pseudomorph)
Picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  640 Time(s)

635b. Calcite (pseudomorph), Droujba (Drujba) Mine, Djurkovo Complex, Laki (Luki), Rhodope Mts, Plovdiv Oblast, Bulgaria.JPG


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PostPosted: Oct 18, 2018 19:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Some more specimens to post. It's been some time since at home for a time.


621b. Azurite, Toussit, Jerrada Province, Morocco.JPG
 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Touissit, Touissit District, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 150 mm x 90 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  377 Time(s)

621b. Azurite, Toussit, Jerrada Province, Morocco.JPG



621c. Azurite, Toussit, Jerrada Province, Morocco.JPG
 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Touissit, Touissit District, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 150 mm x 90 mm x 70 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  376 Time(s)

621c. Azurite, Toussit, Jerrada Province, Morocco.JPG



622m. Fluorite, Barite, Cave-in-Rock, IL.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite
 Locality:
Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 265 mm x 215 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 3.
 Viewed:  378 Time(s)

622m. Fluorite, Barite, Cave-in-Rock, IL.JPG



622h. Fluorite, Barite, Cave-in-Rock, IL.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite
 Locality:
Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 265 mm x 215 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 3.
 Viewed:  380 Time(s)

622h. Fluorite, Barite, Cave-in-Rock, IL.JPG



622l. Fluorite, Barite, Cave-in-Rock, IL.JPG
 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite
 Locality:
Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 265 mm x 215 mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Picture 3 of 3.
 Viewed:  377 Time(s)

622l. Fluorite, Barite, Cave-in-Rock, IL.JPG


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PostPosted: Oct 18, 2018 20:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Robert Seitz wrote:
Mineral: Fluorite, Barite
Locality: Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
Dimensions: 265 mm x 215 mm x 60 mm

Robert,
I think your last specimen should be fluorite and CALCITE. I see no baryte.

Tiny little rhombohedral calcites liberally sprinkled over purple fluorite was common in the Harris Creek mining district. Tiny white bladed baryte groups were uncommonly found and looked different. Bob
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PostPosted: Oct 19, 2018 11:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Thanks.
I should learn to look closer always and not just accept labels as given.
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PostPosted: Oct 19, 2018 12:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

Bob Harman wrote:
Robert Seitz wrote:
Mineral: Fluorite, Barite
Locality: Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
Dimensions: 265 mm x 215 mm x 60 mm

Robert,
I think your last specimen should be fluorite and CALCITE. I see no baryte.

Tiny little rhombohedral calcites liberally sprinkled over purple fluorite was common in the Harris Creek mining district. Tiny white bladed baryte groups were uncommonly found and looked different. Bob

Thanks Bob, captions already fixed to Calcite
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PostPosted: Oct 23, 2018 12:59    Post subject: Re: Collection of ras  

A few more - azurite, cerussite.


631b. Cerussite, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., NSW, Australia.JPG
 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
 Dimensions: 117 mm x 98 mm x 80 mm
 Description:
Picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  199 Time(s)

631b. Cerussite, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., NSW, Australia.JPG



631h. Cerussite, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., NSW, Australia.JPG
 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
 Dimensions: 117 mm x 98 mm x 80 mm
 Description:
Picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  193 Time(s)

631h. Cerussite, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., NSW, Australia.JPG



634f. Azurite Rosette, Nchanga Open Pit, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia.JPG
 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia
 Dimensions: 116 mm x 80 mm x 65 mm
 Description:
Found in the Lower Oxidation Transition Zone in 1979.Picture 1 of 2.
 Viewed:  196 Time(s)

634f. Azurite Rosette, Nchanga Open Pit, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia.JPG



634e. Azurite Rosette, Nchanga Open Pit, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia.JPG
 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Zambia
 Dimensions: 116 mm x 80 mm x 65 mm
 Description:
Found in the Lower Oxidation Transition Zone in 1979.Picture 2 of 2.
 Viewed:  192 Time(s)

634e. Azurite Rosette, Nchanga Open Pit, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia.JPG


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