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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 16:49    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

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4054 Fluorite on Barite - La Cabana Berbes Spain - 8cm - Spann Coll Inv 4054 - Thomas Spann photo_SPA6213.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite on Barite
 Locality:
La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 8cm
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4054 Fluorite on Barite - La Cabana Berbes Spain - 8cm - Spann Coll Inv 4054 - Thomas Spann photo_SPA6213.jpg



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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 16:53    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

and...one of my favorites.


4034 Rhodochrosite wheat sheaves - NChwaning South Africa - 5pt2cm - J and G Spann - Thomas Spann photo_SPA6879.jpg
 Mineral: Rhodochrosite (variety "wheat sheaf")
 Locality:
N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 5.2 cm
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4034 Rhodochrosite wheat sheaves - NChwaning South Africa - 5pt2cm - J and G Spann - Thomas Spann photo_SPA6879.jpg



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PostPosted: May 24, 2016 16:55    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

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2029 Morganite Paprok Afghanistan 24pt7cm I.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl var. Morganite
 Locality:
Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
 Dimensions: 24.7cm
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4147 Ajoite in Quartz - Messina Mine South Africa - 18cm - J and G Spann - Thomas Spann photo_SPA7226 (1).jpg
 Mineral: Ajoite in Quartz
 Locality:
Messina Mine, Musina (Messina), Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 18 cm
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4147 Ajoite in Quartz - Messina Mine South Africa - 18cm - J and G Spann - Thomas Spann photo_SPA7226 (1).jpg



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PostPosted: May 25, 2016 02:03    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Welcome back Gail !
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PostPosted: May 25, 2016 10:17    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Gail wrote:
Ajoite in Quartz
Messina Mine, Musina (Messina), Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
18 cm
What an awesome museum piece, wow!
And again: Tom is really a good photographer :-)
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PostPosted: May 25, 2016 15:37    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Thanks Enrique and Tobi.
Here is a real beauty, as I love Hematite from Egremont!



4268-A Hematite Quartz-Egremont England-74mm-Spann-TSpann photo-IMG_4568.jpg
 Mineral: Hematite with Quartz
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Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 74 mm
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PostPosted: May 25, 2016 15:45    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Apatite...


4295 Apatite on Siderite - Panasqueira Portugal - 10pt3cm - J and G Spann - Thomas Spann photo 4295.jpg
 Mineral: Apatite on Siderite
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 10.3 cm
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PostPosted: May 25, 2016 16:19    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Gail wrote:
Apatite...

Incredibly beautiful!
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PostPosted: May 25, 2016 17:10    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Thank you Carles, that means a lot to me.


5287 Heliodor Beryl - Befotaka District Madagascar 17pt4cm - J and G Spann Inv 5287 - Thomas Spann photo_SPA7243.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl (variety heliodor)
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Befotaka Sud District, Atsimo-Atsinanana Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
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5287 Heliodor Beryl - Befotaka District Madagascar 17pt4cm - J and G Spann Inv 5287 - Thomas Spann photo_SPA7243.jpg



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PostPosted: May 26, 2016 02:09    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Balanced and aesthetic fantastic apatite !
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PostPosted: May 26, 2016 09:30    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Stunning specimens and wonderful photos. Can't pick out a favorite, they are all masterpieces. Thanks for sharing
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PostPosted: May 27, 2016 13:06    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Thank you very much, it's amazing what comes out of the earth.


5131-Azurite-Copper Queen Bisbee-104mm-Spann-TSpann photo-IMG_6242s.jpg
 Mineral: Azurite and malachite
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Copper Queen Mine, Queen Hill, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2016 20:57    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Here's to cancer survivor day, yesterday! Something pink.


8370 Marshallsussmanite v1- Wessels, S Africa - 6pt5cm Jon Veevaert photo103_7237.jpg
 Mineral: Marshallsussmanite
 Locality:
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 6.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2016 21:48    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

And one I love because I am British by birth...


3642 closeup-Witherite-Fallowfield Mine England-80mm-Spann-TSpann photo-IMG_6368.jpg
 Mineral: Witherite
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Fallowfield Mine, Acomb, Hexham, Tyne Valley, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2016 21:51    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

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3471-Moschellandsbergite-Moschellandsberg Germany-54mm-Spann-TSpann photo-IMG_4673.jpg
 Mineral: Moschellandsbergite
 Locality:
Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Alsenz-Obermoschel, Palatinate/Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate/Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2016 21:54    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Aesthetic!


5199-Fluorite-Boltsburn Mine England-113mm-Spann-TSpann photo-IMG_4642.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite with siderite
 Locality:
Boltsburn Mine, Rookhope District, Weardale, North Pennines Orefield, County Durham, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 113 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2016 23:32    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Excellent Boltsburn specimen!
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PostPosted: Jul 05, 2016 11:48    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

Thank you Tobi!


5712 Hematite w Calcite - Wessels Mine South Africa - 5pt3cm - J and G Spann - Thomas Spann photo.jpg
 Mineral: Hematite on Calcite
 Locality:
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 5.3 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 05, 2016 11:52    Post subject: Re: Gail's collection  

I keep pretty busy these days, well...all days, so excuse me as I add some sporadically?

Tom Spann photo..



6086-Hessite-Anna Mine Romania-81mm-Spann-TSpann photo-IMG_6481.jpg
 Mineral: Hessite
 Locality:
Anna Mine, Botes (Botești), Zlatna, Alba, Transylvania, Romania
 Dimensions: 81mm
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