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PostPosted: Dec 10, 2018 09:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2579 Barite - Flagstaff Mountain, Northport, Stevens Co., Washington.jpg
 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
Flagstaff Mountain, Northport, Northport District, Stevens County, Washington, USA
 Dimensions: 2.8 x 4.5 cm
 Description:
An intergrown group of blocky, creamy white to pale yellow barite crystals from another seldom seen locality.
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PostPosted: Dec 12, 2018 09:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Another barite.


2536 Barite - San Diego Mine, Santa Barbara, Chih., Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
San Diego Mine, vein volcán, Santa Bárbara, Municipio Santa Bárbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 5.9 x 8.3 cm
 Description:
A plate of glassy colorless to pale yellow chisel-shaped crystals to 1.8 cm.
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PostPosted: Dec 16, 2018 10:56    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2542 Smithsonite - Berg Aukas Mine, Otjozondjupa Reg., Namibia.jpg
 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
Berg Aukas, Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 4.5 x 6.0 cm
 Description:
An unusual smithsonite consisting of rounded scalenohedrons with numerous "scales" on each face with deep translucent amber color and milky to clear tips.
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2542 Smithsonite - Berg Aukas Mine, Otjozondjupa Reg., Namibia.jpg


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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2018 14:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN727 Fluorite - Rogerley Mine, Stanhope, County Durham, England.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Rogerley Mine, Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.8 cm
 Description:
A gemmy penetration twinned fluorite.
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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2018 12:44    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN726 Calcite - Sokolovskoe Mine, Rudnii, Kazakhstan.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Sokolovskiy Mine, Rudny Altai, Kostanai Oblast, Kazakhstan
 Dimensions: 2.8 x 3.0 cm
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PostPosted: Dec 26, 2018 11:40    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2540 Calcite - Telemark, Norway.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Dalen-Kjørholt Mine, Kjørholt, Brevik, Porsgrunn, Telemark, Østlandet, Norway
 Dimensions: 4.1 x 4.9 cm.
 Description:
Amber-colored calcite scalenohedron with mosaic-textured faces hosting two smaller sidecar crystals.
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PostPosted: Dec 29, 2018 12:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2535 Rhodochrosite - Trepca Complex, Kosovska-Mitrovica, Kosovo.jpg
 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Trepča Complex, Trepča Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica District, Kosovo
 Dimensions: 4.7 x 7.8 cm
 Description:
Spherical aggregates of light pink rhodochrosite associated with bright silver arsenopyrite and small quartz crystals on massive pyrite.
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PostPosted: Dec 31, 2018 13:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2554 Stibnite - San Martin Mine, Somrerete, Zacatecas. Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Stibnite
 Locality:
San Martín Mine, San Martín, San Martín-Sabinas District, Municipio Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
 Dimensions: 4.6 x 7.3 x 10.7 cm
 Description:
Metallic lead gray stibnite crystals to 4.5 cm in length on a gray matrix. The Spanish first began mining at this locality in 1555.
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PostPosted: Jan 03, 2019 14:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Polymorphs of Carbon.


0405 Graphite - Nanortalik, Kitaa Province, Greenland.jpg
 Mineral: Graphite
 Locality:
Amitsoq Mine, Nanortalik, Kujalleq, Greenland
 Dimensions: 3.9 x 10.0 cm
 Description:
Steel-gray sub-metallic grapphite flakes. Obtained many years ago from Claus Hedegaard.
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2392 Diamond.jpg
 Mineral: Diamond
 Locality:
Mazaruni river, Imbaimadai, Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region, Guyana
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A colorless octahedral diamond crystal measuring 0.6 mm point to point.
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PostPosted: Jan 05, 2019 10:52    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2560 Calcite - Septemvri Mine, Madan, Bulgaria.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
September Mine (9th of September Mine) , Madan mining area, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
 Dimensions: 5.1 x 8.0 cm
 Description:
Lenticular calcite rhombs covering the top of a crystallized quartz matrix.
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PostPosted: Jan 10, 2019 11:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2556 Stilbite - Toutle River, Skamania Co., Washington.jpg
 Mineral: Stilbite
 Locality:
South Fork of Toutle River, Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, Skamania County, Washington, USA
 Dimensions: 6.9 x 8.4 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 14, 2019 09:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2555 Sphalerite on marcasite - Shullsburg, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin.jpg
 Mineral: Sphalerite on Marcasite
 Locality:
Blackstone Mine, Shullsburg area, Upper Mississippi Valley District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 9.5 cm
 Description:
Spherical aggregates of black sphalerite crystals to 1.2 cm on matrix of crystallized marcasite.
 Viewed:  280 Time(s)

2555 Sphalerite on marcasite - Shullsburg, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin.jpg



Sphalerite on marcasite - Shullsburg, Wisconsin.jpg
 Mineral: Sphalerite on Marcasite
 Locality:
Blackstone Mine, Shullsburg area, Upper Mississippi Valley District, Lafayette County, Wisconsin, USA
 Dimensions: FOV ~ 3.0 x 4.0 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 16, 2019 12:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2587 Coronadite - Morocco.jpg
 Mineral: Coronadite
 Locality:
Tadaout, vein 12, Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 3.0 x 6.6 x 11.5 cm
 Description:
Stalactitic matte black coronadite. Analysis indicates small zones of hollandite and pyrolusite are also present.
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2019 12:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2544 Barite - Willow Creek, Custer County, Idaho.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Willow Creek, Freighter Spring, Custer County, Idaho, USA
 Dimensions: 6.1 x 8.1 cm
 Description:
Blocky straw-colored chisel-shaped barite crystals to 1.2 cm on edge lining a cavity in boxwork barite.
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