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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2012 20:43    Post subject: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Last week I had an opportunity to visit the minerals exhibit at the ROM. I thought I'd share photos with you, I hope you like them.

Some of my photos didn't come out great, but I am fortunate to have at my disposal the "ROM images" website (Royal Ontario Museum Gallery Photos are up) and could look up each specimen. The website came in handy for looking up localities that I didn't catch - everything except the really big showpieces is in there. Dimensions are from the website too.

I am traveling regularly to Toronto these days and hope to return and get more pics.

Here goes...I took a lot of photos so will only get started today.

- Tracy



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Walking to the entrance of the ROM. Very modern facade. We entered through the gift shop so I didn't see the "front door"
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Walking into the gallery. The hall has 3 aisles: Specimens exhibited by region on the left, specimens exhibited by species/group on the right, and mineral characteristics/properties in the center (generally speaking). Also to the far right (closest to the entrance) is a display of meteorites. Videos about minerals and meteorites are on the wall behind me.
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As you walk in, you pass large "open-air" specimens. Here is a large quartz piece, Brazilian I think...
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...and on the other side a nice Elmwood calcite cluster
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I know it isn't a mineral specimen, but this slab of orbicular granite was very eye-catching (no pun intended!)
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Orbicular Granite from Finland
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I started on the left side, the specimens grouped by region. Here is the European Classics display. To the left of the case you can just see a touch screen (they are also visible in the first pics I took of the gallery) - there are touch screens by every case.
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The specimens are labeled by mineral species only. To find out more, you can go to the touch screen near the case, select the photo of the specimen, and you will see more information. you can also search by mineral name.
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For instance, this is a nice quartz specimen on display...
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...and this is what you find out on the touch screen. Dimensions 34 x 13 x 13 cm, collected 1955
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Fluorite
Wölsendorf; Bavaria; Germany (1931)
28 x 17.5 x 7.5 cm
A lovely German fluorite (Tobias, hope you like it ;) ).
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Fluorite
Cumbria, England (1958)
19 x 19 x 10 cm
Another elegant fluorite, this time "frosted"
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Hematite (var. kidney ore)
Cumbria, England (1932)
23 x 23 x 23 cm
I really like kidney ore :)
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Smithsonite, var. cadmium-bearing
Sardinia, Italy
20 x 6 x 3 cm
Interesting shape! Too bad the vibrancy of the color wasn't picked up by my camera
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Sulfur with aragonite
Assaro, Caltanisetta, Sicilia, Italy
48 x 26 x 20 cm.
Pretty specimen!
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 01:41    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Tracy wrote:
https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/img_1958a_128.jpg

Description: Fluorite
Wölsendorf; Bavaria; Germany (1931)
28 x 17.5 x 7.5 cm
A lovely German fluorite (Tobias, hope you like it ;)


Hi Tracy, thank you so much for thinking of me! But ... no, why should i like it? A 30 cm matrix specimen of my favourite mineral in great condition and vibrant colour and from Germany's most desired locality ... totally boring ;) ;) ;)
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 02:57    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Hello Tracy,

I would gladly bring it back home too, if Tobi didn't have the time to get it first ;-) Hope you'll post more pictures of the ROM.

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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 05:07    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

No chance, Chris, it was promised to me ;)

Tracy, the left specimen on https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/img_1796_107.jpg - it this a blue fluorite from Halsbrücke, Saxony, Germany?
If so, there's not only one specimen on that picture that makes me drool ... ;)
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 05:32    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Hi Tracy and hi to everybody!
I agree with you, Tracy: This sulphur specimen comes from a mine in the Agrigento Province in Sicily (Cozzodisi or Floristella, I think) and the white crystals are a fluorescent aragonite (pink under UV light).
Greetings from Italy by Riccardo.

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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 05:45    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Tobi wrote:
...Tracy, the left specimen on https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/img_1796_107.jpg - it this a blue fluorite from Halsbrücke, Saxony, Germany?

Good eye Tobi ;-) -> https://images.rom.on.ca/public/images/ROM2008_9975_17.jpg
(go to "ROM images" and search by "Halsbrucke")
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 05:50    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Very nice pictures, ROM is a great place to spend an afternoon and i try to visit the museum everytime im in T.O.
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 06:53    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Good eye Tobi ;-)

Some say i have a good eye, i prefer to say that some minerals are simply too distinctive ;)
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 12:10    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

I'm only getting started. I took over 180 photos and when I adjust for doubles and blurries there's still a good 70-80 pics to share. (rough guess) I'll just upload as time permits until I run out...and then when I go back for more (maybe early July).

The ROM images website is great. If something catches your eye after the fact you can go and look it up later. Click on the specimen image for locality, date collected, and other bits of info.

I'm going to post things more or less in order that I took them. I went through the regional displays, then the center aisle displays, then back through the systematic displays. After a point I can't remember where I took each photo but that was my general path.

Onward...

- Tracy



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Baryte
Cumbria, England
10 x 15 x 7 cm
Sorry, this photo is blurry (best I could get, my camera wouldn't catch it), but I loved the play of colors in this piece. The ROM images pic is much better.
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Baryte
Kilpatrick Mine, Madoc, Ontario, Canada
17 x 14 x 6 cm
This is an unusual Baryte specimen, isn't it?
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Halite
Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA (left); PCS Rocanville, Rocanville, Saskatchewan, Canada (right)
10 x 5 x 5 cm (left); 32 x 9 x 9 cm (right)
Minerals crystallized from water. The Saskatechewan piece is so sculptural.
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Fluorite on Celestine
Melchor Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico (1973)
10 x 32 x 10 cm
Elegant! Purple fluorite overgrowth on celestine.
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Crocoite
Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
25 x 12 x 15 cm (1923)
The crocoite has sharp crystals throughout, many of which were not caught in my photo. Lovely.
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Part of the Tsumeb display
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Closer look at the Tsumeb case: mimetite on second shelf is 8 x 16 x 7 cm. on third shelf, from left to right, are Cerussite (unlabeled, 17 x 11 x 13 cm), Cuprite (11.5 x 20 x 10.5 cm), and Duftite (13 x 7 x 6 cm). Bottom left is Malachite (14 x 12 x 5 cm). I want to go back and photograph the Dioptases up close.
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...A display full of copper, hmm I wonder from where... Michigan USA of course! The largest specimen is 92 x 35 x 0.5 cm and from Keweenaw Point.
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Datolite nodules from Michigan. Clockwise from top left: 8.5 x 16 x 6 cm, 10 x 16 x 4.5 cm, 6 x 6.5 x 2.5 cm (from Quincy Mine, Hancock), and 12.5 x 9 x 4 cm.
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Bisbee, Arizona, USA
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Minerals from southestern Ontario, Canada
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Quartz (left) and Calcite (right)
Black Rapids Quartz Deposit, Lyndhurst (left) and Lyndhurst (right)
56 x 49 x 18 cm (left) and 50 x 21 x 30 cm (right)
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Central in this close-up are a calcite (top) and gypsum (bottom). The calcite is from Faraday MIne, Bancroft, Hastings County, Ontario (30 x 21 x 12 cm)and the gypsum from Faraday mine, Bancroft, Ontario (17 x 21 x 9 cm).
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PostPosted: Jun 04, 2012 08:29    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Hi Tracy,

Glad you had a good time in the gallery. In the next year we are upgrading a section of the gallery where the orbicular granite sits. Watch for some new and exciting changes in the Teck Suite of Earth Sciences :)

And btw that Baryte from Madoc is one of my favs. We found two of them tucked away high on a shelf one afternoon in the collection room. It was almost as good as digging them out of a pocket!

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PostPosted: Jun 04, 2012 08:40    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Wow, what great mineral displays!

I suppose https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/img_1950a_653.jpg will have the same effect on Gail as the German fluorite had on me :-)
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PostPosted: Jun 04, 2012 15:21    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

The cluster of calcite scalenohedrons coated with goethite is from the Faraday mine, near Bancroft, Ontario. The specimen in the ROM and another in the Cranbrook Musuem in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, are probably the 2 best of those type of specimens from that mine.
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PostPosted: Jun 04, 2012 20:03    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Thanks Katherine and Susan for chiming in! Feel free to correct any things I get wrong as I post.

Jordi, could you please revise the locality on the Bancroft calcite to include Faraday Mine? Also, the sulfur...I guess I have NO sense of scale...it's sulfur with aragonite from Assaro, Caltanisetta, Sicilia, Italy and is 48 x 26 x 20 cm.

Onward...

- Tracy



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Apatite
Bear Lake Diggings, Tory Hill, Ontario, Canada
30 x 10 x 10 cm
Big Apatite xl from southeastern Ontario...nice!
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Time for some silver - Cobalt Mining District display
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Silver
Frontier Mine, South Lorrain, Ontario, Canada
35 x 15 x 15 cm
A fantastic giant "capsule" of wire sillver! (note from Katherine: "This has been sitting around the collection room since the early 20s. It shows the massive amount of wire silver they were extracting from the Cobalt camps and it was a boom town back in the day. While the silver wires can never compare to the Kongsberg silvers, they are pretty cool.") To its right is a silver specimen from Cobalt Lake Mine, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada, 5.5 x 8.5 x 12.5 cm
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Copper
White Pine Mine, Ontanogan County, Michigan, USA
BIG
What an amazing copper piece! I don't know the dimensions, but forperspective, my friend Emily is almost 6 feet tall. (note from Katherine: "Notes in the database are "specimen cleaned by dipping it into an acid "swimming pool". Wavey shape caused by deformation during blasting"

We bought it off the back of a pick up truck in Tucson, and the Women's Association of Mining saw it and donated the funds as a gift in their name.")
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Copper
White Pine Mine, Ontanogan County, Michigan, USA
BIG
Archival photo of this beautiful specimen (thanks, Katherine)
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Yukon Territory display.
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Whiteite
Cross-cut Creek, Yukon Territory, Canada
3 x 2.5 x 2 cm (left); 7 x 9 x 3 cm (center); 3 x 3 x 3 cm (right)
...A nod to the Master. :)
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Various
Yukon Territory
see below
Other specimens from Yukon Territory. Lower shelf: Lazulite (3) from Cross-Cut Creek (2 smaller) and Rapid Creek (center), from left to right 11.5 x 5 x 1.5, 17.5 x 11.5 x 3.5, and 5 x 6.5 x 2 cm. To their right Kulanite from Cross-Cut Creek, 17 x 11 x 3.5 cm. On shelf above (L to R): Wardite from Rapid Creek 12 x 4 x 3.5 cm, Whitlockite from Big Fish River, 6 x 10 x 5 cm. Goyazite from Wardite Creek, 11 x 10 x 6 cm. And Gorceixite from Cross-Cut Creek, 8 x 7 x 3 cm.
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Malachite
Bisbee Mine, Bisbee, Arizona, USA
26 x 23 x 17 cm
One from the Bisbee display
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Wulfenite
Glove Mine, Amado, Arizona, USA
40 x 30 x 18 cm
Very very nice!
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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2012 01:20    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Tracy wrote:
Jordi, could you please revise the locality on the Bancroft calcite to include Faraday Mine? Also, the sulfur...I guess I have NO sense of scale...it's sulfur with aragonite from Assaro, Caltanisetta, Sicilia, Italy and is 48 x 26 x 20 cm.

Done Tracy. Please more! ;-)
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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2012 03:01    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Wonderful to see. I had a great day there myself last fall and loved the museum.

More photos please (I did not have a camera with me)

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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2012 21:06    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

:-)

Onward...some stand alone items and central displays (sorry I'm short on many of the details)...not much time tonight, will resume with the minerals next time.

- Tracy



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Gypsum, "fishtail" or "swallow-tail"
Coahuila, Municipio de Ocampo, Mexico
Big
Sculptural, twinned-xl sword-like formations of gypsum
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Gypsum, "fishtail" or "swallow-tail"
Coahuila, Municipio de Ocampo, Mexico
Tracy provided for scale ;)
I don't know the dimensions of the piece, but I am 5 feet tall, so maybe 2 feet tall?
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Sandstone Concretion ("gogotte")
Sand quarry near Chartres, France
57 x 48 x 13 cm
On the opposite side of the divider from the fishtail gypsum. Elegant.
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Dolomite (1), Sphalerite (2), Galena (3)
Silvermines District, County Tipperary, Ireland
Unknown
"The Lead and Zinc deposits of the Silvermines District, County Tipperary, Ireland have been mined for centuries. In 1978, the International Mogul Silver Mine became famous for world class mineral specimens with the discover of a spectacular, single large crystal pocket containing galena, sphalerite, dolomite, quartz, Baryte and pyrite. Many of the pieces from the find were acquired by a Cornish mineral dealer, but some were saved by the miners. These classic mineral specimens were donated to the ROM by the former mine foreman at the Mogul Mine." (gift of Mr. Joseph Sönser)
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Baryte var. Baryte rose
Noble, Oklahoma, USA
102 x 59 x 31 cm, 840 kg
Note from Katherine: "recovered from a depth of 1 metre, this specimen was bought from Dr. Dave London, from the University of Oklahoma in 1996." It reminds me of a pile of discarded nylon stockings. :)
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 Description:
Tourmaline var. schorl
Sceptre Claims, Emerald Lake, Yukon Territory
Unknown
I thought this was really beautiful
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Tourmaline var. schorl
Sceptre Claims, Emerald Lake, Yukon Territory
Unknown
Side view of same specimen
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Quartz var Amethyst geode
Brazil
HUGE
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2012 02:20    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Tracy wrote:
Wulfenite, Glove Mine, Amado, Arizona, USA, 40 x 30 x 18 cm

https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/img_1827_165.jpg

A FOURTY CENTIMETER wulfenite specimen???
I'm in love :)
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2012 09:34    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

I REALLY like the sphalerite and Galena in image 1812...... MmmmmmmmmMmmm
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2012 13:10    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Tobi wrote:
Tracy wrote:
Wulfenite, Glove Mine, Amado, Arizona, USA, 40 x 30 x 18 cm

https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/img_1827_165.jpg

A FOURTY CENTIMETER wulfenite specimen???
I'm in love :)


We brought home 6 pieces when the Glove Mine produced the very best specimens 91940s to 1950s). The piece imaged had it's very own seat on the plane on the way home from Tucson that year. Some of the blades of wulfenite are 2 to 3 inches across. It is an absolutely wonderful piece, with zero damage, and it will never travel because wulfenites are so darn finicky.
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2012 20:57    Post subject: Re: Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Thanks so much Katherine for the side stories! Makes this thread even better.

Tomorrow I'm going away for the weekend, so one more set before I go pack...

- Tracy

PS Enjoy the love, Tobias. :)



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 Description:
Stibnite
Ichinokawa Mine, near Saijo, Nankaido, Japan
Unknown
Large stand-alone stibnite xl. I don't think the photo does it justice. Note from Katherine: An "old school" piece. It says we acquired it in the mid 1890s. It is a classic!
 Viewed:  23659 Time(s)

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Stibnite (left), Stibconite (right)
Saijo, Ehime Province, Japan (left); Mina La Sultana, San Luis Potosí, Mexico (right; 1962)
6 x 34 x 4 cm (left); 5 x 40 x 4.5 cm (right)
A really nice "before/after" set, so to speak. In the pseudomorphs display.
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 Description:
Opal var. wood opal
Clover Creek, Idaho, USA
27 x 14 x 4.5 cm
Also in the pseudo display. Nice piece of petrified (opalized) wood.
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 Description:
Opal
Queensland, Australia
8 x 8 x 7 cm
Another opal in the pseudomorph display
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I'm in the center aisle, with displays of mineral facts and features. I really liked this display showing crystal lattices for different minerals
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Quartz with crystal lattice
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And speaking of quartz, this is part of a display of its various morphologies.
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 Description:
Quartz var. Smoky
Val Guif; Graubünden; Switzerland (left, 1990); Switzerland (1931, right)
3.5 x 2 x 1 cm (left); 9.5 x 8.5 x 3 cm (right)
A tabular xl and a gwindel
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 Description:
Quartz var. Smoky
Emerald Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada
35.0 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm
Impressive scepter.
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 Description:
Quartz, Quartz var. Smoky
Minas Gerais, Brazil (left); Minas Gerais, Brazil 1989, right)
12 x 4 x 2 cm (left); 11.5 x 4 x 3 cm (right)
In the phantoms display
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 Description:
Quartz
Wegner Quartz Crystal Mine, Mount Ida, Arkansas, USA
23 x 21 x 18.5 cm
Killer phantom quartz
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Quartz
Wegner Quartz Crystal Mine, Mount Ida, Arkansas, USA
Closeup of phantoms
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 Description:
Quartz var. Amethyst
Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine, Loon Lake, Ontario, Canada
19 x 15 x 9 cm
Awesome!
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