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PostPosted: Apr 01, 2020 15:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Two water soluble sulfate minerals from Red Canyon, Utah.


083 Chalcanthite - Red Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah.jpg
 Mineral: Chalcanthite
 Locality:
San Juan County, Utah, USA
 Dimensions: 5.2 cm x 7.2 cm
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083 Chalcanthite - Red Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah.jpg



Wupatkiite - Chocolate Drop, Red Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah.jpg
 Mineral: Wupatkiite
 Locality:
San Juan County, Utah, USA
 Dimensions: 1.6 cm x 3.0 cm
 Description:
Bundles of hairlike pink wupatkiite, a hydrous (Co, Mg, Ni) Al sulfate
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PostPosted: Apr 03, 2020 09:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Sometimes I feel like a little child trying to pronounce Madagascar location names.


2696 Quartz - Mangatabohangy, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Ambatofinandrahana, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 3.6 cm x 5.7 cm
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2696 Quartz - Mangatabohangy,  Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar.jpg



2696 Quartz (2) - Mangatabohangy, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Ambatofinandrahana, Ambatofinandrahana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 3.6 cm x 5.7 cm
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2696 Quartz (2) - Mangatabohangy,  Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar.jpg


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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2020 08:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2674 Galena - Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 5.9 cm x 8.4 cm
 Description:
Lustrous cuboctahedral galena crystals partially ringed by colorless calcite crystals and associated with minor sphalerite on a small core of pyrite.
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PostPosted: Apr 14, 2020 10:53    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2668 Calcite - Greene (Spivey) Mine, Hardin County, Illinois.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Spivey Mine, Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
 Dimensions: 6.6 cm x 7.9 cm x 10.1 cm.
 Description:
Pale honey-colored scalenohedral calcite crystals to 1.9 cm with micro crystals of chalcopyrite coating the calcites.
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PostPosted: Apr 14, 2020 12:40    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

What a great galena from Herja Mine, Michael, wow!!!

And I also like that red/white zoned quartz from Madagascar, very nice.
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Me too :-)
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PostPosted: Apr 14, 2020 16:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

I appreciate your comment Tobi.

Take care,
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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2020 10:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2694 Calcite - Malmberget Mine, Gallivare, Lappland Prov., Sweden.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Malmberget, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden
 Dimensions: 5.5 cm x 8.3 cm.
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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2020 08:42    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




363 Berthierite - Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Berthierite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 4.2 cm x 8.5 cm
 Description:
Compact mass of acicular blue-black berthierite crystals displaying typical iridescent surface.
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PostPosted: Apr 27, 2020 11:52    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Romania


1354 Chalcopyrite - Boldut Mine, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Chalcopyrite and quartz
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 5.5 cm x 7.5 cm.
 Description:
A plate of brilliant, iridescent golden chalcopyrite with associated quartz. Mined in 2004.
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977 Quartz - Cavnic, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Suior Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 8.2 cm x 10.1 cm
 Description:
Colorless "artichoke" habit quartz crystals with transparent terminations on a matrix of smaller transparent quartz crystals and brassy chalcopyrite.
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PostPosted: Apr 27, 2020 12:54    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

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This golden specimen is one on the best I have seen from this place.
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PostPosted: Apr 27, 2020 13:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Philippe Durand wrote:
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This golden specimen is one on the best I have seen from this place.
Congratulations


Thank you Philippe. I don't have nearly enough space to have everything on display, so many specimens reside in flats. I hadn't seen this piece in quite a long while and it even surprised me when I opened the box :>)

Hope you are well.
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PostPosted: Apr 29, 2020 09:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




302 Galena ps. pyrrhotite - Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Galena pseudo after Pyrrhotite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 7.0 cm x 7.5 cm
 Description:
Bright steel-gray galena oriented in linear plates replacing pyrrhotite. Small pale tan siderite crystals dot the top surface.
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302 Galena ps. pyrrhotite - Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Maramures, Romania.jpg


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PostPosted: May 03, 2020 21:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2672 Galena - Rodna Mine, Bistrita-Nasaud, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Rodna Mountains, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 7.3 cm
 Description:
Matte luster gray cuboctahedral galena crystals to 1.8 cm associated with dark brown sphalerite crystals and small white calcite crystals.
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PostPosted: May 04, 2020 02:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Michael Shaw wrote:
Galena
Rodna Mountains, Maramures, Romania
Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 7.3 cm
Description: Matte luster gray cuboctahedral galena crystals to 1.8 cm associated with dark brown sphalerite crystals and small white calcite crystals.
Michael, you know I love it!!! :-)
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PostPosted: May 04, 2020 08:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Tobi wrote:
Michael Shaw wrote:
Galena
Rodna Mountains, Maramures, Romania
Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 7.3 cm
Description: Matte luster gray cuboctahedral galena crystals to 1.8 cm associated with dark brown sphalerite crystals and small white calcite crystals.
Michael, you know I love it!!! :-)


Thanks Tobi,
I thought you might like it. It's getting so every time I come across a galena in my collection, I not only admire the mineral, but also think of you :>)
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PostPosted: May 04, 2020 08:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

Michael Shaw wrote:
Tobi wrote:
Michael Shaw wrote:
Galena
Rodna Mountains, Maramures, Romania
Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 7.3 cm
Description: Matte luster gray cuboctahedral galena crystals to 1.8 cm associated with dark brown sphalerite crystals and small white calcite crystals.
Michael, you know I love it!!! :-)
Thanks Tobi, I thought you might like it. It's getting so every time I come across a galena in my collection, I not only admire the mineral, but also think of you :>)
That's what I hoped to hear! :-)
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PostPosted: May 10, 2020 10:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2714 Stibnite Calcite - Herja Mine, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite on Stibnite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 3.5 cm x 7.0 cm
 Description:
Colorless somewhat flattened calcite rhombs measuring to 0.9 cm with metallic lead gray stibnite crystals.
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PostPosted: May 11, 2020 16:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




186 Calcite ps. gypsum (2) - Cavnic, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite pseudo after Gypsum
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 4.1 cm x 6.0 cm
 Description:
A divergent group of sharp, grayish-white calcite crystals to 3.4 cm pseudomorphing gypsum crystals. Small tan, spherical siderites are also scattered about.
 Viewed:  1424 Time(s)

186 Calcite ps. gypsum (2) - Cavnic, Maramures, Romania.jpg



186 Calcite ps. gypsum - Cavnic, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite pseudo after Gypsum
 Locality:
Boldut Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 4.1 cm x 6.0 cm
 Description:
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PostPosted: May 13, 2020 09:18    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  

More from Romania.


2715 Calcite, Siderite - Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Maramures, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite, Siderite
 Locality:
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 9.5 cm
 Description:
Lustrous polycrystalline calcite rhombs to 7.0 cm standing up from a crystallized galena matrix with spherical tan siderites.
 Viewed:  1250 Time(s)

2715 Calcite, Siderite - Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Maramures, Romania.jpg


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PostPosted: May 14, 2020 16:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw  




2780 Vivianite - Rosia Poieni, Musca, Lupsa, Alba, Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Vivianite
 Locality:
Roșia Poieni Mine, Musca Valley, Lupșa, Musca, Apuseni Mountains, Alba, Transylvania, Romania
 Dimensions: 1.4 cm x 4.9 cm
 Description:
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2780 Vivianite - Rosia Poieni, Musca, Lupsa, Alba, Romania.jpg


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