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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2019 02:04    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia
 Dimensions: 18.0 x 10.6 x 5.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2065 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 18, 2019 00:58    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Huraiskoye (Hurayskoye) deposit, Jidinskiy district, Buriatia Republic, Zabaykalsky Krai, East Siberia, Russia
 Dimensions: 6.4 x 5.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2000 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 19, 2019 14:20    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Quartz with actinolite inclusions.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Andradite
 Locality:
Sinerechenskoe, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 12.7 x 12.1 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1928 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 24, 2019 01:39    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Calcite  

Gem clear calcite covering mimetite along with sprays of mimetite and scattered tiny wulfenite crystals.


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 Mineral: Calcite, Mimetite, Wulfenite
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 5.7 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1860 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite, Mimetite, Wulfenite
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
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 Viewed:  1860 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 26, 2019 00:41    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Andradite
 Locality:
Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk B deposit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 6.4 x 4.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1692 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 28, 2019 23:10    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Baryte  




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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
San Diego Mine, vein volcán, Santa Bárbara, Municipio Santa Bárbara, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 8.8 cm
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 Viewed:  1521 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 30, 2019 03:44    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
The Gulf, Gough County, New South Wales, Australia
 Dimensions: 10.6 x 9.9 cm
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 Viewed:  1381 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 02, 2019 02:06    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

A wonderful Australian quartz specimen, I like the "frosted" surface of the crystals.
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PostPosted: May 02, 2019 11:02    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tobi wrote:
A wonderful Australian quartz specimen, I like the "frosted" surface of the crystals.


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PostPosted: May 03, 2019 01:18    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Choir area, Province Govisümber, Mongolia
 Dimensions: 5.8 x 4.3 cm
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 Viewed:  1175 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 06, 2019 01:40    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

A cluster of amethyst on matrix with a number of baryte crystals replaced by quartz.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst), Quartz and Calcite
 Locality:
Madhya Pradesh, India
 Dimensions: 9.6 x 7.8 cm
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PostPosted: May 07, 2019 12:42    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Wow, both the Mongolian fluorite and the Indian amethyst are outstandingly beautiful!
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PostPosted: May 07, 2019 14:49    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tobi wrote:
Wow, both the Mongolian fluorite and the Indian amethyst are outstandingly beautiful!


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PostPosted: May 08, 2019 18:36    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Quartz plate with stacked "poker chip" calcites and tiny pyrites.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
El Hamman, Meknès, Meknès Prefecture, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 20.5 x 14.3 cm
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 Viewed:  691 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 13, 2019 02:00    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Tongbai, Nanyang Prefecture, Henan Province, China
 Dimensions: 8.8 x 7.4 cm
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 Viewed:  558 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 14, 2019 03:18    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Quartz capped with magnesite with uvite crystals.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Uvite, Magnesite
 Locality:
Pomba Pit, Serra das Éguas, Brumado, Bahia, Northeast Region, Brazil
 Dimensions: 13.8 x 6.0 cm
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 Viewed:  472 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 16, 2019 02:26    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Potosí Mine, Santo Domingo (Francisco Portillo), Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 10.5 x 5.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  344 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Potosí Mine, Santo Domingo (Francisco Portillo), Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Description:
Close up of rhodochrosite crystals.
 Viewed:  335 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 16, 2019 04:06    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Very aesthetic specimen Mike!
How does the color contrast between the 2 rhodo groups (red vs. pinkish) look in real life?
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PostPosted: May 16, 2019 13:06    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Fiebre Verde wrote:
Very aesthetic specimen Mike!
How does the color contrast between the 2 rhodo groups (red vs. pinkish) look in real life?
Gerard


The red rhodochrosite is pretty accurate in color. The lighter pink rhodochrosite is paler in normal light.
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PostPosted: May 17, 2019 13:38    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Calcite  

Calcite replacing aragonite with tiny siderite crystals.


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 Mineral: Calcite, Siderite
 Locality:
Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 22.5 x 17.0 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  194 Time(s)

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