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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2018 19:05    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Niels Brouwer wrote:
I have been meaning to write a reply for a long time, as I have been enjoying your excellent collection very much indeed. The standard of quality of your photography has been very inspirational and has directly made me review and refine my own techniques multiple times over the years, every time I saw another one of those stunning quartz or rhodochrosite photos of yours. Thanks a lot for sharing it with all of us!


Thanks Niels! Glad you like the collection and enjoy the photographs.
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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2018 00:24    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Bent Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
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Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 10.4 x 10.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2018 02:21    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

That Quartz could get this discussion going again?

https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=251#251

I think it is neat that as it has bent it has sent out reverse terminations that reflect the degree of bending
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2018 19:02    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite with calcite  




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 Mineral: Fluorite, Calcite
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Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2018 12:52    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
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Curvelo, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2018 14:34    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

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Hi Am, what is the included mineral on this last quartz?

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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2018 14:37    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

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Hi Am, what is the included mineral on this last quartz?


Most think that it is some chlorite/clay like inclusion.
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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2018 16:25    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

am mizunaka wrote:
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Hi Am, what is the included mineral on this last quartz?


Most think that it is some chlorite/clay like inclusion.

Or sand...
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2018 03:58    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  

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Hi Am, what is the included mineral on this last quartz?


Most think that it is some chlorite/clay like inclusion.

Or sand...


Hi Am, is there any chance of a close up? I am quite keen to see what the inclusions look like close-up.

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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2018 21:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz close up  

Here is a close up of the inclusion from another specimen photograph I am working on at the moment.


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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2018 18:11    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite with quartz  




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John Reed Mine, Alicante, Leadville District, Lake County, Colorado, USA
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PostPosted: Jun 07, 2018 20:25    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Hi Am.

My first guess was sand, but it seems an arborescent growing.

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PostPosted: Jun 09, 2018 16:11    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
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 Dimensions: 5.8 x 3.4 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 13, 2018 19:05    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2018 14:00    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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Melbur China Clay Pit, Melbur, St Stephen-in-Brannel, St Austell District, South West Region, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 11.7 x 6.9 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 17, 2018 23:05    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  

Former John Barlow specimen featured in his book.


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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Pyrosmalite
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Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
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PostPosted: Jun 25, 2018 13:32    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorite  




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Silver Mountain Mine, Ouray District, San Miguel County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.0 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 30, 2018 04:07    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Rhodochrosite
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Sweet Home Mine, Mount Bross, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA
 Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.7 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 02, 2018 23:24    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite
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New Burgin Mine, Tintic District, East Tintic Mountains, Juab County, Utah, USA
 Dimensions: 8.2 x 8.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 06, 2018 12:56    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz with hematite  




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 Mineral: Quartz, Hematite
 Locality:
Sennin mine (Wagasennin mine), Waga, Kitakami City, Iwate Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan
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