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PostPosted: Dec 14, 2019 10:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2665 Dolomite after calcite - Boldut Mine, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Dolomite after Calcite
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 4.0 cm x 7.0 cm
 Description:
Crystallized brown dolomite replacing a scalenohedral calcite crystal forming a hollow cast with a second generation of translucent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals.
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2665 Dolomite ps. calcite (base) - Boldut Mine, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Dolomite after Calcite
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 4.0 cm x 7.0 cm
 Description:
Bottom view showing the open cast.
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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2019 15:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2663 Realgar - Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Realgar
 Locality:
Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 6.5 x 11.0 cm
 Description:
Lustrous red prismatic realgar crystals to 0.6 cm scattered liberally across the top surface of a gray arsenic-rich matrix.
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2663 Realgar (closeup2) - Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Realgar
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Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 6.5 x 11.0 cm
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PostPosted: Dec 19, 2019 15:17    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

what a very spectacular specimen; I love it
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PostPosted: Dec 19, 2019 16:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

The truth is that it is a very good piece, it has a very beautiful color
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PostPosted: Dec 19, 2019 16:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Thank you both for your comments Jose and Philippe.
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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2019 11:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2664 Fluorite - Qinglong Mine, Guizhou, China.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Qinglong Mine, Dachang, Qinglong, Qianxi'nan Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
 Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 9.5 cm
 Description:
Pale bluish-green cubic fluorite crystals on a crystallized calcite matrix. The edges are a much darker purple color and help to accentuate the hexoctahedral corner modifications.
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2664 Fluorite (closeup) - Qinglong Mine, Guizhou, China.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
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Qinglong Mine, Dachang, Qinglong, Qianxi'nan Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
 Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 9.5 cm
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PostPosted: Dec 29, 2019 11:55    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




697 Smithsonite (2) - Mapimi, Durango, Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: FOV ~ 4.0 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2020 09:52    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




747 Calcite - Berry Materials Quarry, North Vernon, Jennings Co., Indiana.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Berry Materials Corp. Quarry, North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
 Dimensions: 4.4 cm x 5.5 cm x 7.0 cm
 Description:
Semi-lustrous honey-colored calcite crystals on light brown dolostone. The main crystal has a transluscent exterior through which a light-colored scalenohedral phantom is visible.
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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2020 14:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

I really like the piece of Calcite
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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2020 19:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Thanks for your comment Jose.
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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2020 10:33    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2105 Calcite - Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto Region, Namibia.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 6.4 cm x 7.5 cm x 11.2 cm
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An intergrown group of honey-colored calcite crystals with nailhead terminations.
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PostPosted: Jan 17, 2020 09:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN765 Calcite - Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite and Quartz
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 2.5 cm x 2.9 cm
 Description:
Dark gray calcite rhombs due to inclusions of jamesonite associated with several upright quartz crystals.
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PostPosted: Jan 19, 2020 03:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Wonderful - all of them! :-)
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PostPosted: Jan 19, 2020 10:20    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
Wonderful - all of them! :-)


Thanks Tobi. In a few weeks we head out to Tucson in hopes of finding a few more treasures to add to our collections.

Regards,
Michael
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PostPosted: Jan 24, 2020 09:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




TN766 Pyromorphite - Hardshell Mine, Harshaw, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona.jpg
 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Hardshell Mine, Hardshell Gulch, Patagonia Mountains, Harshaw, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 1.1 cm x 2.1 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 27, 2020 03:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Michael Shaw wrote:
Tobi wrote:
Wonderful - all of them! :-)
Thanks Tobi. In a few weeks we head out to Tucson in hopes of finding a few more treasures to add to our collections.
Can't wait to see them - good luck in Tucson!
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PostPosted: Jan 27, 2020 09:20    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2666 Calcite - Boldut Mine, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 5.1 cm x 8.5 cm
 Description:
Colorless curved calcite rhombs forming a spherical shaped group 4.8 cm across with crystals of light brown siderite.
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PostPosted: Jan 28, 2020 16:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2655 Quartz - Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 5.5 cm x 7.0 cm
 Description:
A complete floater of lustrous, doubly-terminated quartz crystals to 1.2 cm covering both sides of a quartz matrix. The matrix and many of the quartz crystals are included with jamesonite giving them a grey color.
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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2020 18:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2638 Fluorite - Diana Maria Mine, Frosterley, England.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Rogerley Mine, Diana Maria Mine (Sutcliffe Vein) , Frosterley, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: Diana Maria Mine (Sutcliffe Vein), Rogerley Quarry, Frosterley, Weardale, County Durham, England
 Description:
Gemmy emerald green fluorite crystals to 1.0 cm several of which are penetration twinned and display tetrahexahedral faces.
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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2020 07:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Really wonderful Rogerley fluorite, Michael!
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