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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2014 15:39    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

A few more.


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Fluorapatite in Quartz
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
4.8 cm x 7.3 cmx 5.5 cm
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Genthelvite
Huanggang Mine, Kèshíkèténg Qí, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia A.R., China
5.1 cm x 7.5 cm x 5.4 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2014 20:43    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

And more.


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Fluorite
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Chenzhou, Hunan, China
7.4 cm x 6.7 cm x 6.2 cm
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Inesite with Hubeite and pyrite on quartz with fluorapophyllite epitaxially coating calcite.
Fengjiashan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi, Hubei, China
10.3 cm x 12.8 cm x 7.6 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2014 20:48    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

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Calcite with milky quartz, hedenbergite and magnetite.
Huanggang Mine, Kèshíkèténg Qí, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia A.R., China
4.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 3.4 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2014 20:53    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

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Fluorite
Veny Valley, Monte Bianco Massif, Courmayeur, Aosta, Italy
4.3 cm x 4.3 cm x 2.0 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2014 20:59    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

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Rhodochrosite with Fluorite, quartz and kutnohorite.
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Guanxizhuang A.R., China
14.4 cm x 10.7 cm x 7.1 cm
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Hemimorphite
Wenshan mine, Yunnan Province, China
16.3 cm x 11.4 cm x 7.6 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 12, 2014 07:38    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Wonderful specimens and great photos, Gail - were they all shot by your son Tom? I know his photos from his website where i admire them from time to time :-)
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PostPosted: Jan 12, 2014 08:23    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

The recent ones just added, yes…all photos by our son, Tom. He is really good. He is a master of lighting.
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PostPosted: Jan 12, 2014 11:27    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

The minerals are beautiful and Tom's photography is excellent !!!

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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 12:15    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Been a while...


1776 - Aquamarine - Sherlova Gora Russia - 9pt8cm - Spann - Thomas Spann photo - SPA_1037.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine)
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Sherlova Gora, Adun-Cholon Range, Nerchinsk, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 9.8 cm
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 12:17    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Another beauty


1807 - Aquamarine - Sherlova Gora Russia - 8pt6cm - Spann - Thomas Spann photo - SPA_0933.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine)
 Locality:
Sherlova Gora, Adun-Cholon Range, Nerchinsk, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 8.6 cm
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 12:19    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

And another...


4512 - Topaz on purple - Sherlova Gora Russia - 5cm - Spann - Thomas Spann photo - SPA_0970.jpg
 Mineral: Topaz
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Sherlova Gora, Adun-Cholon Range, Nerchinsk, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 12:20    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

And again..


5093 - Aquamarine on purple - Sherlova Gora Russia - 5pt3cm - Spann - Thomas Spann photo - SPA_0894.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine)
 Locality:
Sherlova Gora, Adun-Cholon Range, Nerchinsk, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
 Dimensions: 5.3 cm
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 12:22    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

topaz


5412 - Topaz - Sherlova Gora Russia - 8pt7cm - Spann - Thomas Spann photo - SPA_1071.jpg
 Mineral: Topaz
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 12:44    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Gail, your son is an excellent photographer! I have seen quite a bit of his photos.
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 12:53    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Pierre Joubert wrote:
Gail, your son is an excellent photographer!...

One of the best. I like his artwork a lot.

Welcome back Gail!
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 14:38    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Thank you Gentlemen, you are most kind.


8390 - Fluorite - Weishan REE Mine China - 13cm - Spann - Thomas Spann photo - SPA_0515.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Weishan, Dali Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China
 Dimensions: 13 cm
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 14:45    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Now one I took yesterday, with my Nikon Macro lens.
So, it's officially a Gail Spann photo!



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 Mineral: Eosphorite on Rose Quartz with Zanazziite
 Locality:
Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 1.6 cm
 Description:
Gail Spann photo
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 14:48    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
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One of the best. I like his artwork a lot. Welcome back Gail!
Yes, welcome back - nice to see you, your awesome specimens and your son's great photos again here, please more :)
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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 15:04    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Certainly, the combination of such aesthetic specimens with the soft illumination used produced superb results. Congratulations!!!!
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