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PostPosted: Dec 06, 2021 23:40    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Cabiche, Quípama, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 7.1 x 5.8 cm
 Description:
A "floater" cluster of quartz with inclusions and a small double terminated crystal.
 Viewed:  1964 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 07, 2021 05:24    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Once again a really nice "mango" from your collection, Mike - lovely intense colour!
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PostPosted: Dec 07, 2021 16:08    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Once again a really nice "mango" from your collection, Mike - lovely intense colour!


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PostPosted: Dec 09, 2021 19:18    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz with Inclusions  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buhirmas, Koraro, Lasbela District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 14.1 x 9.6 cm
 Description:
Quartz with hydrocarbon inclusions on matrix.
 Viewed:  1799 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buhirmas, Koraro, Lasbela District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 14.1 x 9.6 cm
 Description:
UV photo of specimen.
 Viewed:  1803 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 13, 2021 00:37    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Topaz  




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 Mineral: Topaz
 Locality:
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 4.2 x 1.8 cm
 Description:
Nice purple topaz for the locality.
 Viewed:  1708 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 15, 2021 19:29    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorapatite  




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 Mineral: Fluorapatite, Muscovite, Albite
 Locality:
Chumar Bakhoor, Hunza Valley, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 11.6 x 10.4 cm
 Description:
Glassy red fluorapatite with muscovite and albite.
 Viewed:  1582 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 17, 2021 05:37    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Perfect aesthetics, I love that specimen!
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PostPosted: Dec 17, 2021 20:45    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Perfect aesthetics, I love that specimen!


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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2021 03:49    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Top Springs, Camfield, Victoria-Daly Region, Northern Territory, Australia
 Dimensions: 7.0 x 6.6 cm
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PostPosted: Dec 20, 2021 01:43    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Elbaite  




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 Mineral: Elbaite, Quartz
 Locality:
Beni Bouzra (Bni Bouzra), Chefchaouen Province, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 3.2 x 3.1 cm
 Description:
Lustrous elbaite nestled on quartz matrix.
 Viewed:  1334 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 21, 2021 18:59    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Smoky Quartz  

Epitaxial smoky quartz on orthoclase partially coated with hyalite opal.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz), Orthoclase, Opal (variety hyalite)
 Locality:
Erongo Mountain, Usakos, Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 14.5 x 11.0 x 9.5 cm
 Description:
Top of specimen.
 Viewed:  1204 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz), Orthoclase, Opal (variety hyalite)
 Locality:
Erongo Mountain, Usakos, Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 14.5 x 11.0 x 9.5 cm
 Description:
Side view of specimen.
 Viewed:  1200 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 26, 2021 01:00    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Anglesite  




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 Mineral: Anglesite
 Locality:
Tynagh Mine, Killimor, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 Dimensions: 5.0 x 4.4 cm
 Description:
A large prominent anglesite crystal in a vug with other smaller crystals.
 Viewed:  1034 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 27, 2021 23:23    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Elbaite  




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 Mineral: Elbaite
 Locality:
Beni Bouzra (Bni Bouzra), Chefchaouen Province, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 5.3 x 3.9 cm
 Description:
Trio of lustrous elbaites on matrix with a lone crystal hiding in the back.
 Viewed:  917 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 31, 2021 17:32    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Chrysocolla  




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 Mineral: Chrysocolla, Quartz
 Locality:
Inca de Oro, Chañaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile
 Dimensions: 6.2 x 5.6 cm
 Description:
Quartz covering sphere shaped chrysocolla.
 Viewed:  792 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 02, 2022 17:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 4.2 cm
 Description:
Two sided specimen with fluorite on the front and quartz on the back.
 Viewed:  715 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Granite Quarry, Shannapheasteen, Connemara, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 4.2 cm
 Description:
Back of specimen.
 Viewed:  712 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2022 18:01    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Shuniah Mine, McIntyre Township, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
 Dimensions: 10.4 x 10.2 cm
 Description:
Interesting darker star burst like phantoms in the quartz crystals.
 Viewed:  588 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2022 18:42    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz with chlorite inclusions, Rutile
 Locality:
Ganesh Himal, Dhading District, Bagmati Pradesh, Nepal
 Dimensions: 8.1 x 8.9 cm
 Description:
Quartz included with chlorite and golden rutile.
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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2022 05:21    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

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Quartz with chlorite inclusions, Rutile
Ganesh Himal, Dhading District, Bagmati Pradesh, Nepal
Dimensions: 8.1 x 8.9 cm

Very nice specimen, Mike. I like the quartzes from that locality, they have a wonderful alpine character, very clear and often with spectacular inner life of chlorite. Your specimen shows what makes this locality so interesting.

Great photo of a very beautiful quartz!
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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2022 16:11    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

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am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz with chlorite inclusions, Rutile
Ganesh Himal, Dhading District, Bagmati Pradesh, Nepal
Dimensions: 8.1 x 8.9 cm

Very nice specimen, Mike. I like the quartzes from that locality, they have a wonderful alpine character, very clear and often with spectacular inner life of chlorite. Your specimen shows what makes this locality so interesting.

Great photo of a very beautiful quartz!


Thanks Tobi! I don't see too many that have the rutile inclusion.
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PostPosted: Jan 08, 2022 02:05    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Quartz
 Locality:
Brandberg area, Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.6 cm
 Description:
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