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The Mizunaka Collection
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PostPosted: Aug 20, 2022 07:47    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

I love that Malkhan tourmaline, Mike, what a colourful beauty!
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PostPosted: Aug 20, 2022 19:41    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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I love that Malkhan tourmaline, Mike, what a colourful beauty!


Thanks Tobi!
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2022 17:39    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Beryl  




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 Mineral: Beryl (variety red beryl)
 Locality:
Ruby Violet Claims, Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah, USA
 Dimensions: 5.3 x 4.4 cm
 Description:
Small cluster of beryl crystals on matrix.
 Viewed:  1813 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 29, 2022 19:48    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg area, Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 10.0 x 7.2 cm
 Description:
Cluster of double terminated crystals.
 Viewed:  1702 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2022 15:40    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Stibnite  




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 Mineral: Stibnite, Barite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 12.1 x 7.4 cm
 Description:
Patches of stibnite on barite with scattered clusters of tiny pyrite crystals.
 Viewed:  1611 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 02, 2022 01:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Gypsum  




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 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Great Salt Plains, Jet, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, USA
 Dimensions: 6.4 x 6.0 cm
 Description:
Included gypsum from a classic US location.
 Viewed:  1493 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 04, 2022 14:17    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Calcite  




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 Mineral: Calcite, Realgar
 Locality:
Jiepaiyu Mine (Shimen Mine), Shimen County, Changde Prefecture, Hunan, China
 Dimensions: 7.2 x 4.8 cm
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 Viewed:  1379 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 05, 2022 17:39    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Obira Mine, Bungo-Ohno City, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan
 Dimensions: 8.8 x 2.8 cm
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 Viewed:  1307 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2022 06:01    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Very nice quartz crystal, I think the small spheres inside are chlorite?
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PostPosted: Sep 10, 2022 00:00    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Tobi wrote:
Very nice quartz crystal, I think the small spheres inside are chlorite?


Thanks Tobi! Many believe that they are a member of the chlorite group. I don't know if they have been analyzed.
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PostPosted: Sep 11, 2022 14:45    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

I love the Baia Sprie specimen. Very aesthetic.
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PostPosted: Sep 11, 2022 18:00    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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I love the Baia Sprie specimen. Very aesthetic.


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PostPosted: Sep 13, 2022 21:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Fluorite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
De'an Mine, Wushan, De'an, Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
 Dimensions: 20.0 x 15.3 cm
 Description:
A very early acquisition of a large fluorite plate.
 Viewed:  813 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 14, 2022 21:34    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Barite  




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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Pöhla-Tellerhäuser Mine, Pöhla, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.3 cm
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 Viewed:  736 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2022 04:56    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

A splendid German classic with great colour and luster, nice one!
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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2022 12:49    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tobi wrote:
A splendid German classic with great colour and luster, nice one!


Thanks Tobi! It was an early acquisition from a club show in Los Angeles.
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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2022 17:49    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Barite on Stibnite  




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 Mineral: Barite, Stibnite
 Locality:
Roata Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 7.7 x 4.9 cm
 Description:
Tiny barite crystal covering stibnite.
 Viewed:  548 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Barite, Stibnite
 Locality:
Roata Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Description:
Close up of specimen.
 Viewed:  548 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Barite, Stibnite
 Locality:
Roata Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Description:
Detail of stibnite.
 Viewed:  550 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 18, 2022 12:56    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Hydroxylapatite
 Locality:
Palermo No. 1 Mine, Groton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
 Dimensions: 7.9 x 8.6 cm
 Description:
Lustrous and glassy quartz specimen for the locality.
 Viewed:  408 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 19, 2022 01:56    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

This locality was unknown to me, but as a quartz fan I love that specimen, it has a kind of alpine character. Nice one!
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PostPosted: Sep 19, 2022 14:19    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  

Tobi wrote:
This locality was unknown to me, but as a quartz fan I love that specimen, it has a kind of alpine character. Nice one!


Thanks Tobi! The locality is well known in the US. I think there have been some exceptional finds of the quartz in the past.
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