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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2011 12:59    Post subject: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho  

Idaho the "Gem State"




Beryl Aquamarine - Centerville District-Boise County-Idaho-USA.jpg
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Beryl Aquamarine
Centerville District, Boise County, Idaho, USA
Specimen size: 7 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm.
Former Geary Murdock and Martín Oliete collections
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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2011 13:16    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho  

My contribution...


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Chlorargyrite (Ex Albert Burrage coll. Ex Harvard mineralogical museum).- De Lamar District, Owyhee Co. Idaho (USA) a 1890 piece. 9x5x3 cm. 350 grams.
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Cerussite.- Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho (USA) 8x6x6 cm. 760 grams.
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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2011 14:04    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho  

For those who were able to make it to Tucson this year, it was a real treat to see Wayne Sorensen's Bunker Hill Mine pyromorphites in person. Here are a few examples from my collection that show the diversity of pyromorphite from one of Idaho's best known locations.
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Pyromorphite - Bunker Hill Mine, 4.1 x 5.2 cm.
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Pyromorphite - Bunker Hill Mine, 5.5 x 7.1 cm.
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Pyromorphite - Bunker Hill Mine, 3.7 x 4.7 cm.
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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2011 14:56    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho  

Very nice pink heulandite from the Rats Nest Claim, Challis, Custer County, Idaho


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PostPosted: Mar 08, 2011 20:10    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho  

A little fun with this state for me. All minerals from Centerville, Sawthooth Mtns, Bosie Co., Idaho. All Collected by Geary Murdock in the mid 1980s, and have only been in at most two collections since he mined them.


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Carpholite on Smokey Quartz
3.0cm x 2.6cm
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Hematite with Aquamarine
4.3cm x 2.9cm
Former collection of Leo and Marion Horensky
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Smoky Quartz
6.0cm x 8.0cm
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Orthoclase
9.5cm x 7.2cm
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Aquarmarine on Hematite
4.0cm x 3.8cm
Former collection of Leo and Marion Horensky
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Aquamarine
4.8cm x 1.3cm
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Topaz on Smoky Quartz
6.0cm x 4.8cm
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PostPosted: Mar 21, 2011 13:15    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho  

I know this State because of its zeolites from Little Salmon River. Here you have my humble contribution.

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Analcime. Little Salmon River, Idaho Co. 5,5 x 4 cm.
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PostPosted: Oct 17, 2011 16:59    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho  

An old classic


Ludlamite - Black Bird_Middle Fork_Lemhi Co._Idaho_USA.jpg
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Ludlamite with Vivianite
Black Bird, Middle Fork District, Lemhi Co., Idaho, USA
Specimen size: 8.5 × 7.5 × 1 cm.
Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.2 cm.
From the former David Lucas Collection
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