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PostPosted: May 10, 2022 16:31    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Cumengeite


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 Mineral: Cumengeite, Gypsum, Paratacamite
 Locality:
Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalía (El Boleo), Boleo District, Municipio Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico
 Dimensions: 58 mm x 58 mm x 25 mm
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PostPosted: May 22, 2022 23:22    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

About two or three weeks ago I received a message from a dealer who wrote that he was making a new label for my Pyromorphite from France which I had posted on October 6, 2021. The location information that I had posted in October was the information that I was given and it was not correct. Tobias was correct about the location and Jordi had corrected other misinformation included in that post.


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 Mineral: Pyromorphite on Fluorite, Baryte
 Locality:
Chaillac Mine, rossignol vein, Chaillac, Le Blanc, Indre, Centre-Val de Loire, France
 Dimensions: 155 mm x 96 mm x 75 mm
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Epimorphic growth of Pyromorphite on Fluorite. Pyromorphite coating Fluorite and Baryte
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PostPosted: May 23, 2022 03:17    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Very nice color, Don!
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PostPosted: May 23, 2022 10:35    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Carles Millan wrote:
Very nice color, Don!


Thank you very much, Carles. I appreciate your comment.

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PostPosted: May 30, 2022 15:41    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fluorite


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Lead Hill mines, Lead Hill, Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 90 mm x 83 mm x 80 mm
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 Mineral: Fluorite
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Lead Hill mines, Lead Hill, Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 90 mm x 83 mm x 80 mm
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 Mineral: Fluorite
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Lead Hill mines, Lead Hill, Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
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PostPosted: May 30, 2022 16:46    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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Very lovely photo. As II often say, keep uploading the close-up shots. They provide so much information about the character and origin of a mineral.
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PostPosted: May 31, 2022 03:36    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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Don Lum wrote:
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Very lovely photo. As II often say, keep uploading the close-up shots. They provide so much information about the character and origin of a mineral.


Thank you very much Silvia.

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PostPosted: Jul 04, 2022 20:52    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fluorite


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Sphalerite, Calcite
 Locality:
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
 Dimensions: 145 mm x 115 mm
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PostPosted: Jul 31, 2022 18:22    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Ammonites were living organisms which are found as fossils. Ammolite is a gemstone which comes from the same creature.


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 Mineral: Calcite after ammonite
 Locality:
Alberta, Canada
 Dimensions: 220 mm x 171 mm x 40 mm
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Ammolite Gemstone
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 Mineral: Calcite after ammonite
 Locality:
Alberta, Canada
 Dimensions: 220 mm x 171 mm x 40 mm
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Ammolite Gemstone
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PostPosted: Aug 01, 2022 01:46    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
Ammonites were living organisms which are found as fossils. Ammolite is a gemstone which comes from the same creature.
Impressive and beautiful, Don! I guess it's from the open pit mining near Lethbridge. I don't collect fossils but I've heard of that locality in Alberta which seems to produce some really outstanding pieces like that one from your collection and even greater things like a Mosasaur fossil earlier this year.

Is the surface that lustrous by nature or are these specimens polished?
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PostPosted: Aug 01, 2022 09:18    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Hello Tobi,

Thank you for your nice comment about the ammolite. If I remember correctly, the dealer that I bought this from told me that the ammolites are coated with a clear epoxy resin.

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PostPosted: Aug 01, 2022 18:42    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
Ammonites were living organisms which are found as fossils. Ammolite is a gemstone which comes from the same creature.


A really lovely specimen, along with some great photos.

I have often considered uploading a few fossil photos but I do not know if they would be considered minerals. I know they are composed of rock and Calcite.

Anyway a fine contribution - keep up the good work.
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PostPosted: Aug 01, 2022 19:52    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

silvia wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
Ammonites were living organisms which are found as fossils. Ammolite is a gemstone which comes from the same creature.


A really lovely specimen, along with some great photos.

I have often considered uploading a few fossil photos but I do not know if they would be considered minerals. I know they are composed of rock and Calcite.

Anyway a fine contribution - keep up the good work.


Thank you for your nice comment, Silvia. The ammonite shell has calcium carbonate in the form of aragonite and calcite.

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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2022 16:52    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Ammonites were living organisms which are found as fossils. Ammolite is a gemstone which comes from the same creature.


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 Mineral: Calcite after ammonite
 Locality:
Alberta, Canada
 Dimensions: 272 mm x 200 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  234 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite after ammonite
 Locality:
Alberta, Canada
 Dimensions: 272 mm x 200 mm
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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2022 18:59    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Fluorite


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Baryte, Sphalerite, Dolomite
 Locality:
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Central Tennessee Ba-F-Pb-Zn District, Smith County, Tennessee, USA
 Dimensions: 114 mm x 112 mm x 53 mm
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