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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2022 12:16    Post subject: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

Some pics of tourmaline I collected on a small prospect in South Dakota's Black Hills. Pics taken with small point and shoot camera and USB microscope. The tourmaline are not from a pegmatite, but from quartz tourmaline veins in greywacke and schist. Looking for gold but finding many other interesting minerals.


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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
 Dimensions: macro
 Description:
 Viewed:  1141 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
 Description:
 Viewed:  1140 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
 Description:
 Viewed:  1140 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
 Description:
 Viewed:  1143 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
 Description:
 Viewed:  1139 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
 Description:
 Viewed:  1142 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
 Description:
 Viewed:  1142 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Tourmaline var. schorl
 Locality:
South Dakota, USA
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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2022 14:43    Post subject: Re: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

Could you please provide the minerals, localities and size with each image? Without that information, these images are almost meaningless.

S.D. - No idea where that is? South Dakota, I guess? Sorry but we really need better information to help us help you
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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2022 18:56    Post subject: Re: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

I wasn't really asking for help, was just sharing some pictures I took. What mineral? Black tourmaline like I put in the heading. Size? these pics were taken under magnification, some with a microscope. I can't put a size to something that I can barely see with my naked eye. That's why I put them in the macro category. Location? I should have put central Black Hills, Hill City and Keystone area. They did not come out of a mine, but just a small prospect surface collecting. The photos are not meaningless to me I was just sharing. This was my first post on this site. I thought I included most of the relevant material.
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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2022 20:34    Post subject: Re: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

Not bad pictures for a rookie...
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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2022 20:56    Post subject: Re: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

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PostPosted: Apr 14, 2022 11:04    Post subject: Re: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

We have been through and added information to each photo
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PostPosted: Apr 14, 2022 16:16    Post subject: Re: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

Thanks. I'll do better next time.
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PostPosted: Apr 15, 2022 03:05    Post subject: Re: Black Tourmaline Rookie pics  

Thank you, Dan, we do like to keep the Forum well maintained, so aim to have as many details as possible on every image.

By the way, Welcome and sorry if I was a bit abrupt

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