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The Mizunaka Collection
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PostPosted: Jan 14, 2020 15:47    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Excellent Elmwood fluorite!!!


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PostPosted: Jan 14, 2020 17:14    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Tourmaline  




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 Mineral: Tourmaline
 Locality:
Cruzeiro Mine, São José da Safira, Governador Valadares, Vale do Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 38 x 9.7 mm
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PostPosted: Jan 22, 2020 01:38    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  

Fluorite and fluorapatite with muscovite and albite.


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite
 Locality:
Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 10.5 x 5.5 cm
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 Viewed:  8075 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite
 Locality:
Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 10.5 x 5.5 cm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  8086 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 22, 2020 08:50    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  

Well, actually ALL of your specimens are high quality and your photos are splendid. But I really have to mention how much I enjoy your last posts: The Cruzeiro elbaite and the great fluorite specimen from Pakistan are so extremely beautiful, and you captured their beauty perfectly, I could watch these photos for hours!

Specimens (and photos!) like that are the reason why I love minerals. Congratulations on these great specimens & thanks for your awesome photos :-)

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PostPosted: Jan 23, 2020 00:08    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  

Tobi wrote:
Well, actually ALL of your specimens are high quality and your photos are splendid. But I really have to mention how much I enjoy your last posts: The Cruzeiro elbaite and the great fluorite specimen from Pakistan are so extremely beautiful, and you captured their beauty perfectly, I could watch these photos for hours!

Specimens (and photos!) like that are the reason why I love minerals. Congratulations on these great specimens & thanks for your awesome photos :-)

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PostPosted: Jan 25, 2020 16:57    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Quartz with ajoite, hematite, copper and other unidentified inclusions.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Ajoite, Hematite, Copper
 Locality:
Messina Mine, Musina (Messina), Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 27, 2020 03:55    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

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Quartz with ajoite, hematite, copper and other unidentified inclusions.
Locality: Messina Mine, Musina (Messina), Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 cm
Another very beautiful specimen. I really like the specimens from Messina Mine but I haven't seen one with so many different inclusions. Nice!
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PostPosted: Jan 27, 2020 15:33    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

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am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz with ajoite, hematite, copper and other unidentified inclusions.
Locality: Messina Mine, Musina (Messina), Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 cm
Another very beautiful specimen. I really like the specimens from Messina Mine but I haven't seen one with so many different inclusions. Nice!



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PostPosted: Jan 27, 2020 16:26    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

This specimen is truly exceptional indeed. Wow!
It is difficult to photograph inclusions of ajoite or papagoite in quartz. That’s my problem anyway.
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PostPosted: Jan 28, 2020 00:48    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Roger Warin wrote:
This specimen is truly exceptional indeed. Wow!
It is difficult to photograph inclusions of ajoite or papagoite in quartz. That’s my problem anyway.


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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2020 14:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Dioptase  

A plate of dioptase on quartz with plancheite.


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 Mineral: Dioptase, Quartz, Plancheite
 Locality:
Sanda Quarry, Mindouli, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of the Congo
 Dimensions: 13.3 x 9.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  7404 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Dioptase, Quartz, Plancheite
 Locality:
Sanda Quarry, Mindouli, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of the Congo
 Description:
Detail of plate.
 Viewed:  7380 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Dioptase, Quartz, Plancheite
 Locality:
Sanda Quarry, Mindouli, Mindouli District, Pool Department, Republic of the Congo
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Another detailed view.
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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2020 17:17    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 7.1 x 6.4 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 09, 2020 18:58    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Two radial like groups of quartz along with other quartz crystals.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Cabiche, Quípama, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 10.4 x 8.4 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2020 03:05    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

As usual, superb specimens and photos. The red fluorite seems to glow and I'm really in love with your quartz from Cabiche. I like these new finds with their yellow terminations; and I think your specimen is one of the best I've seen and the photo for sure a masterwork - the specimen is really 3D, wow!
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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2020 14:11    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Tobi wrote:
As usual, superb specimens and photos. The red fluorite seems to glow and I'm really in love with your quartz from Cabiche. I like these new finds with their yellow terminations; and I think your specimen is one of the best I've seen and the photo for sure a masterwork - the specimen is really 3D, wow!


Thanks Tobi! The fluorite with the back-lighting brings out the range of colors and the inclusions. The spherical clusters of quartz is a bit different from most of the specimens from this locality.
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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2020 15:51    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi.

I think this page 75 might be called "colors in the minerals".

Highly entertaining.

Congratulations.
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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2020 21:48    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Hi.

I think this page 75 might be called "colors in the minerals".

Highly entertaining.

Congratulations.


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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2020 00:48    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Double Japan Law Twin quartz on augelite.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Augelite
 Locality:
Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department, Peru
 Dimensions: 19 x 23 mm
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 Viewed:  6745 Time(s)

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Article in an exhibit at the 2020 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.
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Some drawings in the same exhibit.
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Another article in the same exhibit.
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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2020 18:37    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Group of amethyst crystals on a matrix of quartz.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst), Quartz
 Locality:
Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province, Argentina
 Dimensions: 12.6 x 6.5 cm
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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2020 18:24    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Small box of Japan Law Twin quartz crystals. Largest crystal is 8 mm wide.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Oshigahae Mine, Hinokage, Nishiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 5.0 cm (Size of Box)
 Description:
 Viewed:  6502 Time(s)

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