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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2011 05:33    Post subject: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Wisconsin the "Badger State"




Chalcocite - Flambeau Mine_Ladysmith_Rusk Co._Wisconsin_USA.jpg
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Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
Personally collected by Casey Jones
Size: 4.7 cm.
Photo: GneissWare

An image of a superb Chalcocite from the worldwide famous Flambeau Mine, downloaded by GneissWare here -> http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=2726#2726 together with some other great specimens.

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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2011 08:38    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

One for Wisconsin.


Chalco.jpg
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Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
Specimen size 5.5 x 5.5 cm.
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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2011 09:16    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Former collection of miller


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 Description:
Manganoan Calcite
Montreal Mine, Iron Co., Montreal, Wisconsin, USA
5.8cm x 5.4 cm
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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2011 09:21    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Former collection of Am.Mus.Nat.Hist.


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 Description:
Smithsonite after Calcite
Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA
6.8cm x 6.2 cm
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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2011 09:23    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Former collections of Frank Knechtel and Don Olson


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Hematite
Montreal Mine, Iron Co., Montreal, Wisconsin, USA
2.0cm x 7.5 cm
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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2011 09:31    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Bought through a mineral auction


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Rhodochrosite
Montreal Mine, Iron Co., Montreal, Wisconsin, USA
4.2cm x 2.8 cm
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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2011 18:35    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

A few from the Flambeau Mine.


cc.jpg
 Description:
Chalcocite on Ankerite
Flambeau Mine, 960 Level, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
FOV 5 mm
Self-Collected 9-93
Photo Dan Behnke
 Viewed:  23315 Time(s)

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stcc.jpg
 Description:
Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
8 x 5 cm
Self Collected
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azring.jpg
 Description:
Azurite on Malachite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
FOV 6 mm
Self Collected
Dan Behnke Photo and specimen
 Viewed:  23305 Time(s)

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kol.jpg
 Description:
Kolbeckite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
1.3 mm xl
Self-Collected 7-93
Photo Dan Behnke
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cupaz.jpg
 Description:
Cuprite on Azurite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
FOV 4 mm
Self Collected
Dan Behnke Photo and specimen
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CC3.jpg
 Description:
Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
10 x 8 x 7 cm
Self Collected 10-93
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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2011 12:52    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Here is another piece from Wisconsin, poor quality after a preview of those awesome chalcocites, but is all I have :(


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 Description:
Bornite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
8x5x3 cm.
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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2011 12:57    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

And the queen of the Flambeau minerals, but massive...


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Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
9x6x3 cm.
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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2011 16:05    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Two I have photos of.
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Marcasite-0469-1.jpg
 Description:
Marcasite
Valders Quarry, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
6.5 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm
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Marcasite-0470-1.jpg
 Description:
Marcasite
Vulcan Quarry, Racine, Wisconsin, USA
5 x 7 x 4 cm
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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2011 07:23    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

One more chalocite.


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Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
Specimen size 2.5 x 2.5 cm.
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PostPosted: Jan 15, 2013 01:15    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Twinned chalcocite crystal.

High resolution version here: https://www.mindat.org/xpic.php?fname=0583874001358230007.jpg



_MWM4510Sm.jpg
 Description:
Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk Co., Wisconsin, USA
5.2 x 3.8 cm
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_MWM4510Sm.jpg



_MWM4495.jpg
 Description:
Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk Co., Wisconsin, USA
5.2 x 3.8 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 15, 2013 11:31    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

Here's one of my Shullsburg calcites


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 Description:
Calcite on calcite
Shullsburg-Hazel Green area, Upper Mississippi Valley District, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin, USA
8 cm tall as pictured
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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2013 00:08    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  




ShullCalcite.jpg
 Description:
Calcite
Shullsburg, Upper Mississippi Valley District, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin
9.6 x 6.8 x 5.8 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 16, 2013 23:37    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

From the Flambeau Mine...not sure what this habit is actual called, and welcome any suggestions.


FJB5972a.jpg
 Description:
Calcite
Flambeau Mine, near Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
81 x 69 x 43 mm

From the East End Footwall Orebody, Marker 418.0 1010 Level

"Wheat sheave" shaped white Calcites to 32 x 16 mm, with pearly luster and light-red Hematite accents are perched on sparkly contrasting matrix of Calcite. Although there is some damage, this is a very rare and important specimen-one of only three Calcites found at the Flambeau Mine in Wisconsin, and the very best one found. It was collected by Casey Jones who sold it to F. John Barlow (#5972), and was later consigned to Casey upon dissolution of the Barlow collection.
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 Description:
Calcite
Flambeau Mine, near Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
81 x 69 x 43 mm

Another view
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PostPosted: Dec 06, 2013 14:51    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Wisconsin  

In https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=32614#32614 Jordi Fabre wrote:
Jordi Fabre wrote:
After an intense search I had not chance to find some more image for this state in order to update it. Some FMFer could help?

Help please!!!! ;-) ;-)

As finally it seems that we can't find a new image for West Virginia State I desist to update that State and I continue updating the Wisconsin State with this unusual Bornite after Chalcocite published by Gneissware in his thread Bob's rocks



Bornite with Chalcocite - Flambeau Mine_Ladysmith_Rusk County_Wisconsin_USA.jpg
 Description:
Bornite ( ps. Chalcocite ) with Chalcocite
Flambeau Mine, near Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
85 x 74 x 64 mm

Bluish, iridescent Bornite has pseudomorphed crystals of Chalcocite to 47 x 35 x 17 mm in size make up this floater grouping with no matrix or points of attachment. Shiny black crystals of Chalcocite are sprinkled upon the specimen. This is an excellent specimen, with no damage.
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