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PostPosted: Aug 13, 2019 14:29    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz with Calcite  

A plate of quartz and calcite with small blobs of hematite. One of the calcites is twinned.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Calcite, Hematite
 Locality:
Roncari Quarry, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
 Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.0 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 15, 2019 16:18    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Calcite  

Trio of calcite on matrix.


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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Roncari Quarry, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
 Dimensions: 8.2 x 6.2 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 20, 2019 23:43    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Zoisite  




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 Mineral: Zoisite (variety tanzanite), Graphite, Calcite
 Locality:
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mountains, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 5.5 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2019 01:36    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tanzanite on matrix - always a rarity!
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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2019 17:02    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tobi wrote:
Tanzanite on matrix - always a rarity!


Yes. Not too common.
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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2019 22:18    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 4.7 x 3.4 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2019 22:20    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.6 cm
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 Viewed:  2735 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Huanzala Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.6 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2019 02:04    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

A wonderful Huanzala fluorite, really nice!
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2019 12:11    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tobi wrote:
A wonderful Huanzala fluorite, really nice!


Thanks Tobi!
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2019 12:35    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz with Fluorite  

Quartz included with tiny fluorite crystals.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Fluorite
 Locality:
Soldiers Cap, Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
 Dimensions: 3.7 x 2.4 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 30, 2019 15:34    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Quartz plate with unidentified inclusions.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst), Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Top Springs, Camfield, Victoria-Daly Region, Northern Territory, Australia
 Dimensions: 11.2 x 7.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2187 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst), Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Top Springs, Camfield, Victoria-Daly Region, Northern Territory, Australia
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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2019 00:49    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Very beautiful quartz specimen, I really like that one!
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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2019 13:52    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Very beautiful quartz specimen, I really like that one!


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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2019 18:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Quartz with unknown inclusions.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 15.2 x 3.8 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 04, 2019 20:48    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Huraiskoye (Hurayskoye) deposit, Jidinskiy district, Buriatia Republic, Zabaykalsky Territory, East Siberia, Russia
 Dimensions: 7.6 x 6.4 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 05, 2019 08:24    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  

am mizunaka wrote:
Fluorite
Huraiskoye (Hurayskoye) deposit, Jidinskiy district, Buriatia Republic, Zabaykalsky Krai, East Siberia, Russia
An absolutely beautiful fluorite from a rather rare and uncommon locality. Great colour and contrast, as a fluorite collector I rate it 10/10 :-)
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PostPosted: Sep 06, 2019 01:14    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  

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am mizunaka wrote:
Fluorite
Huraiskoye (Hurayskoye) deposit, Jidinskiy district, Buriatia Republic, Zabaykalsky Krai, East Siberia, Russia
An absolutely beautiful fluorite from a rather rare and uncommon locality. Great colour and contrast, as a fluorite collector I rate it 10/10 :-)


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PostPosted: Sep 08, 2019 13:24    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety citrine)
 Locality:
Jasper claim, Mount Breakenridge, Harrison Lake, Chilliwack, Regional District Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada
 Dimensions: 10.2 x 3.1 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2019 01:40    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz (variety citrine)
Jasper claim, Mount Breakenridge, Harrison Lake, New Westminster Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Dimensions: 10.2 x 3.1 cm
Very aesthetic natural citrine, it looks completely transparent? Nice!
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2019 14:33    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

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am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz (variety citrine)
Jasper claim, Mount Breakenridge, Harrison Lake, New Westminster Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Dimensions: 10.2 x 3.1 cm
Very aesthetic natural citrine, it looks completely transparent? Nice!


Thanks Tobi! The main body is very clear with the base being a bit cloudy. The termination has a very very slight amethyst tint to it.
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