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PostPosted: Dec 21, 2020 14:45    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Dolomite


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 Mineral: Dolomite, Calcite
 Locality:
Monte Cristo Mine, Rush, Rush Creek District, Marion County, Arkansas, USA
 Dimensions: 84 mm x 55 mm x 45 mm
 Description:
ex Mike Howard
 Viewed:  2416 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Dolomite, Calcite
 Locality:
Monte Cristo Mine, Rush, Rush Creek District, Marion County, Arkansas, USA
 Dimensions: 84 mm x 55 mm x 45 mm
 Description:
ex Mike Howard
 Viewed:  2412 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Dolomite, Calcite
 Locality:
Monte Cristo Mine, Rush, Rush Creek District, Marion County, Arkansas, USA
 Dimensions: 84 mm x 55 mm x 45 mm
 Description:
ex Mike Howard
 Viewed:  2413 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2020 11:46    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Vanadinite dumbbells

I hope most of you were able to see The Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn on December 21. I thought I could see "Rings," but no "Drops." ;-);-)



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 Mineral: Vanadinite, Baryte
 Locality:
ACF Mine area, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 42 mm x 41 mm x 27 mm
 Description:
Elongated Vanadinite crystals with a peculiar habit very different from those found before. Ranging from elongated prisms transparent and very bright red with orange tints to acicular forms of intense yellowish orange color. Find of 2/2020.
 Viewed:  2352 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Vanadinite, Baryte
 Locality:
ACF Mine area, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 42 mm x 41 mm x 27 mm
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Elongated Vanadinite crystals with a peculiar habit very different from those found before. Ranging from elongated prisms transparent and very bright red with orange tints to acicular forms of intense yellowish orange color. Vanadinite dumbbells. Find of 2/2020.
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PostPosted: Dec 27, 2020 21:48    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Rhodochrosite


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 182 mm x 150 mm x 72 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2250 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 182 mm x 150 mm x 72 mm
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 Viewed:  2242 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 30, 2020 14:42    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Ludlamite spray


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 Mineral: Ludlamite, Siderite, Quartz
 Locality:
Huanuni Mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
 Dimensions: 60 mm x 58 mm x 55 mm
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 Viewed:  2145 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 01, 2021 11:59    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

WISHING ALL OF YOU PEACE, HAPPINESS, AND A LONG HEALTHY LIFE.

HAPPY NEW YEAR !



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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 185 mm x 140 mm x 45 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2040 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Oppu Mine, Nishimeya-mura, Naka-Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
 Dimensions: 185 mm x 140 mm x 45 mm
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 Viewed:  2040 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 01, 2021 13:43    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
WISHING ALL OF YOU PEACE, HAPPINESS, AND A LONG HEALTHY LIFE.
HAPPY NEW YEAR !
Thanks, same to you, Don!

Great specimens again, very lovely ludlamite.
How many Oppu Mine rhodochrosites do you actually have?! ;-)

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PostPosted: Jan 01, 2021 13:52    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tobi wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
WISHING ALL OF YOU PEACE, HAPPINESS, AND A LONG HEALTHY LIFE.
HAPPY NEW YEAR !
Thanks, same to you, Don!

Great specimens again, very lovely ludlamite.
How many Oppu Mine rhodochrosites do you actually have?! ;-)

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Tobi,

It is great to hear from you. I don't know the answer to your question but will count them soon if I can get them all together in one place and let you know.

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PostPosted: Jan 02, 2021 15:27    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Native Element (triple spinel twins)


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 Mineral: Native Gold
 Locality:
Mockingbird Mine, Colorado area, Whitlock District, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 30 mm x 21 mm
 Description:
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mined circa 2006
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PostPosted: Jan 05, 2021 19:51    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Recent find


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 Mineral: Gold
 Locality:
Aouint Ighoman, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 24 mm x 5 mm x 5 mm
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 01:25    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Great gold spinel twins! I admire especially the one from Morocco.

Congratulations, Don!
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 04:15    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Very nice gold crystals. Not common.
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 06:26    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Don Lum wrote:
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Gold
Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
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Spinel Twin, Hopper Gold crystal (2020)
Nice one, Don, this was a great new find last summer, congratulations!

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Volkmar Stingl wrote:
Great gold spinel twins! I admire especially the one from Morocco.

Congratulations, Don!


Thank you, Volkmar. I have been enjoying your collection.

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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 11:05    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Carles Millan wrote:
Very nice gold crystals. Not common.


Thank you very much, Carles. It is great to hear from you.

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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 11:06    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tobi wrote:
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Recent find
Gold
Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
24 mm x 5 mm x 5 mm
Spinel Twin, Hopper Gold crystal (2020)
Nice one, Don, this was a great new find last summer, congratulations!

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Thank you, Tobi. I am fortunate to get this one.

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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 11:55    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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Nice golden spear !!! it is very pleasing to the eye
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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 13:19    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

jose luis jara jara wrote:
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Nice golden spear !!! it is very pleasing to the eye


Thank you Jose. I am lucky to have this piece.

Take care.

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PostPosted: Jan 06, 2021 16:13    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

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jose luis jara jara wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
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Nice golden spear !!! it is very pleasing to the eye


Thank you Jose. I am lucky to have this piece.

Take care.

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Thanks Don, I also tell you, take good care of yourself
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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2021 19:37    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Recent find from an undisclosed mine


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 Mineral: Gold
 Locality:
Aouint Ighoman, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 35 mm x 24 mm x 3 mm
 Description:
Spinel twin and hook
 Viewed:  1497 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Gold
 Locality:
Aouint Ighoman, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 35 mm x 24 mm x 3 mm
 Description:
Spinel twin and hook
 Viewed:  1498 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 11, 2021 08:33    Post subject: Re: Don Lum Collection  

Tentacles of a tiny sea monster wrapped in gold - nice ;-)
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