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PostPosted: Nov 16, 2017 02:53    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

These "Bastnäsites-(Ce)" from Trimouns are in fact Hydroxyl-bastnäsite-(Ce)
See: https://www.minsocam.org/msa/AmMin/TOC/Abstracts/2008_Abstracts/Apr08_Abstracts/Yang_p698_08.pdf (the extended version where is said that the samples used to determinate the species are from Trimouns is available if you are member of Minsocam:
https://www.minsocam.org/msa/AmMin/TOC/2008/Apr08.html

I already changed it in your caption https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=82384
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PostPosted: Nov 18, 2017 17:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Thank you Jordi !

Yellow diamond from South America, and autunite from Margnac uranium mine...



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 Mineral: Diamond
 Locality:
Santa Elena de Uairén, Gran Sabana, Bolívar State, Venezuela
 Dimensions: 0,5 x 0,5 x 0,6 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2662 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Meta-autunite
 Locality:
Margnac II Mine, Compreignac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: 3 cm
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 Viewed:  2653 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 18, 2017 17:20    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Quartz from Wallis.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
 Locality:
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
 Dimensions: 8 cm
 Description:
Ex. Anton Watzl
 Viewed:  2647 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
 Locality:
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
 Dimensions: 8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2639 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
 Locality:
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
 Description:
Details of hematites
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PostPosted: Nov 19, 2017 03:21    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Benj wrote:
Quartz (variety smoky) with Hematite
Vorderes Galmihorn, Bächi Valley, Reckingen, Grafschaft, Goms, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
Dimensions: 8 cm
Very nice specimen with intense dark colour! Smoky quartz is one of my most favourite minerals (though my wife doesn't understand how one can love that brown/grey stuff ;-))
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PostPosted: Nov 19, 2017 17:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

radioactive opal.


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 Mineral: Opal (variety hyalite)
 Locality:
Zacatecas, Mexico
 Dimensions: crystal : 3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2527 Time(s)

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 Mineral: _Opal (variety hyalite)
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Zacatecas, Mexico
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Bought in SMAM
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PostPosted: Nov 24, 2017 10:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Very radioactive and big French pechblendes, approximately 500 uSv/h !!!


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 Mineral: Uraninite (variety pitchblende)
 Locality:
La Crouzille, Saint-Sylvestre, Ambazac, Limoges, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: 22 x 17 x 8 cm
 Description:
polished !
 Viewed:  2409 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Uraninite (variety "pitchblende") with "gummites" and Curite (?)
 Locality:
Margnac II Mine, Compreignac, Haute-Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: 10 x 9 cm
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Polished !
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2018 09:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Hello !

One of my favorites piece of my collection… Fluorite from Mont-Blanc (French Alps), with a "Burgundy wine" color.
5 x 4 x 4.5 cm. (Ex. J-F. ASTIER).



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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 Dimensions: 5 x 4,5 x 4 cm
 Description:
Fluorite from Mont-Blanc (French Alps), with a "Burgundy wine" color.
 Viewed:  1143 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 26, 2019 10:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

new Torbernite in my collection ! From Margabal U mine, Aveyron Department, Central Massif, FRANCE. The greatest cristal : 1,6 cm ! Today, all French uranium mines are closed. This specimen was dig between 1990's and 2000. Perfect architecture for this uraniferous stone


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 Mineral: Torbernite
 Locality:
Margabal Mine, Entraygues-sur-Truyère, Lot et Truyère, Rodez, Aveyron, Occitanie, France
 Dimensions: 7 x 5 cm
 Description:
Largest cristal : 1,6 cm
 Viewed:  502 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Torbernite
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Margabal Mine, Entraygues-sur-Truyère, Lot et Truyère, Rodez, Aveyron, Occitanie, France
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 Viewed:  500 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Torbernite
 Locality:
Margabal Mine, Entraygues-sur-Truyère, Lot et Truyère, Rodez, Aveyron, Occitanie, France
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PostPosted: Jan 26, 2019 10:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Hi Benj,

I see you keeping a strong radioactive mineral specimen in your bare hands.
May I advice you to protect your hands against direct contact with these specimens;
There will always be some molecules that will come loose and remain on your hands.
Then they may end up in your body through food contact with your hands.
You don't want that.

I'm just worried.

Also keep these minerals in a closed box as they may relase Radon.
Please read some literature about this.

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PostPosted: Jan 26, 2019 12:35    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

The topic of handling radioactive specimens has been covered many times before, but I will agree with MATHIAS.

When showing a specimen and including the owner's hand, the hand should include a covering. Otherwise don't include any uncovered body part in the photo.

When commonsense rules are followed, there should be no problems associated with collecting and handling most all radioactive minerals.

The rules include:
Have each specimen completely labeled, including a cautionary note.
Only occasional handing of the examples and then promptly washing the hands.
Never keep specimens in the bedroom or where food is kept or served.
Never keep specimens where children might play or might handle them.
Keep the specimens in adequate display cases or appropriately boxed up out of sight.

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PostPosted: Jan 26, 2019 20:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo  

Hi Benjamin. Nice torbernite. I'd be proud to own it and/or fondle it.

All best wishes,

Ed in Kingman

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