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PostPosted: May 16, 2021 12:46    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Iron Cross Pyrite


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 Mineral: Pyrite (variety Iron Cross twin crystal), Goethite, Limonite
 Locality:
Gachalá mining district, Municipio Gachalá, Eastern Emerald Belt, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 59 mm x 58 mm x 57 mm
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 Viewed:  1868 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 20, 2021 23:07    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Andradite


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 Mineral: Andradite, Hematite
 Locality:
Avissalos Bay, Serifos Island, Cyclade Islands, Kykládes Prefecture, Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon), Greece
 Dimensions: 106 mm x 83 mm x 35 mm
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 Viewed:  1765 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 21, 2021 17:11    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fluorite


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Qinglong Mine, Dachang, Qinglong, Qianxi'nan Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
 Dimensions: 75 mm x 70 mm x 35 mm
 Description:
Fluorite on Botryoidal Quartz
 Viewed:  1700 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 22, 2021 00:00    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Chrysocolla

Andradite, Hematite, better picture than the one posted yesterday



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 Mineral: Chrysocolla
 Locality:
Mexico
 Dimensions: 58 mm x 52 mm x 32 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1654 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Andradite, Hematite
 Locality:
Avissalos Bay, Serifos Island, Cyclade Islands, Kykládes Prefecture, Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon), Greece
 Dimensions: 106 mm x 83 mm x 35 mm
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 Viewed:  1652 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 22, 2021 23:46    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Rhodochrosite


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite after Aragonite, Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 55 mm x 45 mm x 22 mm
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 Viewed:  1558 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 28, 2021 22:21    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Smithsonite


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 Mineral: Smithsonite, Rosasite, Hemimorphite
 Locality:
Sounion area, Lavrion Mining District, Attikí (Attica) Prefecture, Greece
 Dimensions: 55 mm x 45 mm x 40 mm
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 Viewed:  1400 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 29, 2021 14:45    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Today starts the Memorial Holiday Weekend here. I dedicate this post to the memory of the many brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our country.


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Beryllonite, Quartz
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PostPosted: May 29, 2021 21:33    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Malachite after Cuprite


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 Mineral: Malachite after Cuprite
 Locality:
Sounion Mine No. 12, Apo Sounio mines, Sounion area, Lavrion Mining District, Attikí (Attica) Prefecture, Greece
 Dimensions: 70 mm x 55 mm x 20 mm
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 Viewed:  1275 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 30, 2021 12:01    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Silver cubic crystals


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 Mineral: Silver
 Locality:
Aït Ahmane, Agdz, Bou Azzer mining district, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 35 mm x 25 mm 12 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1212 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Silver
 Locality:
Aït Ahmane, Agdz, Bou Azzer mining district, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 35 mm x 25 mm 12 mm
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 Viewed:  1215 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 31, 2021 20:09    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Ferberite and a re-do of a previous post to better show the terminations.


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 Mineral: Ferberite
 Locality:
Tae Hwa Mine, Neungam-ri, Angseong-myeon, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea
 Dimensions: 37 mm x 25 mm x 13 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1092 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Elbaite (Tourmaline Group)
 Locality:
Antsira, Sahatany Valley (Mt. Ibity), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 46 mm x 34 mm x 21 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1087 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Elbaite (Tourmaline Group)
 Locality:
Antsira, Sahatany Valley (Mt. Ibity), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 46 mm x 34 mm x 21 mm
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 Viewed:  1091 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 31, 2021 20:09    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tourmaline


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 Mineral: Elbaite (Tourmaline Group)
 Locality:
Antsira, Sahatany Valley (Mt. Ibity), Vakinankaratra Region, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 46 mm x 34 mm x 21 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2021 21:33    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Malachite, Chrysocolla, Plancheite, Heterogenite


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 Mineral: Malachite, Chrysocolla, Plancheite, Heterogenite
 Locality:
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
 Dimensions: 120 mm x 75 mm x 65 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2021 17:20    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Cubic Silver


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 Mineral: Silver, Calcite
 Locality:
Aït Ahmane, Agdz, Bou Azzer mining district, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 43 mm x 35 mm x 23 mm
 Description:
Cubic Silver crystals
12/2020
 Viewed:  844 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Silver, Calcite
 Locality:
Aït Ahmane, Agdz, Bou Azzer mining district, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 43 mm x 35 mm x 23 mm
 Description:
Cubic Silver crystals
12/2020
 Viewed:  841 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Silver, Calcite
 Locality:
Aït Ahmane, Agdz, Bou Azzer mining district, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 43 mm x 35 mm x 23 mm
 Description:
Cubic Silver crystals
12/2020
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2021 09:01    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Hi Don.

I think these last silver pieces with cubic crystals and arborescent tips are a beautifull and uncommon combination.

A nice surprise.

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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2021 11:21    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Firmo Espinar wrote:
Hi Don.

I think these last silver pieces with cubic crystals and arborescent tips are a beautifull and uncommon combination.

A nice surprise.

Regards.


Thank you for your kind words Firmo. I am pleased to have it.

I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Sincerely,

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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2021 12:43    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Epidote, Quartz


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 Mineral: Epidote, Quartz
 Locality:
Jebel Masker, Imilchil area, Tounfit, Khénifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 43 mm x 40 mm x 34 mm
 Description:
Fan-like growths of prismatic Epidote crystals. Illustrated in "Mineral Up" page 53, 2020/2021 edition
 Viewed:  719 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Epidote, Quartz
 Locality:
Jebel Masker, Imilchil area, Tounfit, Khénifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 43 mm x 40 mm x 34 mm
 Description:
Fan-like growths of prismatic Epidote crystals. Illustrated in "Mineral Up" page 53, 2020/2021 edition
 Viewed:  720 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 09, 2021 22:29    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Yttrofluorite


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 Mineral: Fluorite (variety yttrofluorite), Calcite, Gypsum
 Locality:
Qinglong Mine, Dachang, Qinglong, Qianxi'nan Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province, China
 Dimensions: 118 mm x 80 mm x 35 mm
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 Viewed:  571 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 14, 2021 23:53    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Veszelyite


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 Mineral: Veszelyite, Hemimorphite
 Locality:
Dongchuan District, Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
 Dimensions: 43 mm x 38 mm x 29 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  325 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Veszelyite, Hemimorphite
 Locality:
Dongchuan District, Kunming Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
 Dimensions: 43 mm x 38 mm x 29 mm
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 Viewed:  328 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2021 06:18    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

What a beautiful Veszelyite!
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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2021 09:45    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Volkmar Stingl wrote:
What a beautiful Veszelyite!


Thank you for your nice comment, Volkmar. I appreciate hearing from you.

Stay well.

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