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PostPosted: Jan 10, 2021 15:09    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Brucite from Killa Saifullah District, Pakistan  

Botryoidal aggregates of Brucite on matrix with visible crystal forms.


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 Mineral: Brucite
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Killa Saifullah District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 13.2 × 7.8 × 2 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2021 00:42    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

This is just a "WOW"-piece! This color....... Tremendous!

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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2021 07:40    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

I agree, an outstanding specimen - one of the best I've seen from this amazing find!
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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2021 17:25    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Adamite (variety manganoan) from the Ojuela Mine, Mexico  

Groups of Adamite crystals on a Goethite matrix. The crystals have a pale lilac color in the prism and much more intense on the terminations.


Adamite variety manganoan on Goethite - Ojuela Mine_Durango_Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Adamite (variety manganoan)
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Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 10 × 8.2 × 5.7 cm / main crystal size: 1.5 × 1 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 18, 2021 14:08    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Botryoidal Rhodochrosite from the Madem-Lakko Mine  

Very aerial growth of botryoidal aggregates of Rhodochrosite crystals on matrix, with Calcite and Pyrite.


Rhodochrosite with Calcite - Madem-Lakko Mine_Macedonia Department_Greece.jpg
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Madem-Lakko Mine, Stratoni operations, Cassandra Mines, Chalkidiki Prefecture, Macedonia Department, Greece
 Dimensions: 5.1 × 4.2 × 2.7 cm
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