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PostPosted: Feb 09, 2021 02:12    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Scapolite  




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 Mineral: Scapolite
 Locality:
Morogoro Region, Tanzania
 Dimensions: 4.8 x 4.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2222 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2021 04:40    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Outstanding scapolite crystal, wow!
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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2021 04:52    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Tobi wrote:
Outstanding scapolite crystal, wow!


Thanks Tobi!
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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2021 04:59    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz), Wavellite
 Locality:
Slate Mountain, Slate Mountain District, El Dorado County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
 Description:
Front of specimen.
 Viewed:  2117 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Wavellite
 Locality:
Slate Mountain, Slate Mountain District, El Dorado County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
 Description:
Back of specimen.
 Viewed:  2120 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2021 02:36    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Morganite  




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 Mineral: Beryl (variety morganite)
 Locality:
Little Three Mine area, Ramona, Ramona District, San Diego County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 4.2 x 4.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2040 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2021 23:49    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Elbaite  




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 Mineral: Elbaite
 Locality:
Cryo-Genie Mine, Warner Springs, Warner Springs District, San Diego County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 2.4 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1951 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 12, 2021 20:15    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
September Mine (9th of September Mine) , Madan mining area, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
 Dimensions: 5.5 x 4.5 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1894 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 13, 2021 02:28    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Rose Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 Locality:
Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 4.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1851 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 Locality:
Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 8.6 x 4.8 cm
 Description:
Strong back lighting of the specimen.
 Viewed:  1851 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2021 00:35    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Copper  

Tiny copper wires on clinochlore.


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 Mineral: Copper, Clinochlore
 Locality:
Beaver Valley Quarry, Shine, Jefferson County, Washington, USA
 Dimensions: 3.1 x 2.2 cm
 Description:
The copper wire is around 3-4 mm long. The overall matrix is around 3.1 x 2.2 cm.
 Viewed:  1750 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Copper, Clinochlore
 Locality:
Beaver Valley Quarry, Shine, Jefferson County, Washington, USA
 Description:
This images shows other copper crystals near the wire.
 Viewed:  1755 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2021 13:21    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Very nice filamental crystal, if it is like pyrite filaments that turn right angle corners. If so this is one crystal with most growth in one dimension - probably due to a screw axis dislocation that makes right angle turns.
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2021 15:47    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Bob Morgan wrote:
Very nice filamental crystal, if it is like pyrite filaments that turn right angle corners. If so this is one crystal with most growth in one dimension - probably due to a screw axis dislocation that makes right angle turns.


Thanks for the information. I received a number of these interesting specimens as a gift from John Cornish.
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PostPosted: Feb 14, 2021 18:49    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Luis Potosí, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6.2 x 3.6 cm
 Description:
Back lighting.
 Viewed:  1625 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Luis Potosí, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6.2 x 3.6 cm
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 Viewed:  1628 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2021 05:18    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Rose Quartz  

am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
8.6 x 4.8 cm
Strong back lighting of the specimen.
Really good specimen for a rose quartz, I love that spectacular photo with back lighting!
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PostPosted: Feb 15, 2021 17:05    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Rose Quartz  

Tobi wrote:
am mizunaka wrote:
Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
8.6 x 4.8 cm
Strong back lighting of the specimen.
Really good specimen for a rose quartz, I love that spectacular photo with back lighting!


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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2021 00:46    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Smoky Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Tiefen Glacier, Galenstock Mountain, Realp, Uri, Switzerland
 Dimensions: 5.2 x 5.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1456 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 16, 2021 21:52    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst), Quartz (variety smoky quartz)
 Locality:
Reel Mine, Iron Station, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 8.7 x 10.1 x 2.8 cm
 Description:
Thin quartz cluster with pale smoky and amethyst hues.
 Viewed:  1377 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 17, 2021 14:53    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
N'Chwaning II Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 8.0 x 9.6 cm
 Description:
Unusual spherules of quartz varying in color from lavender to purple to blue/purple.
 Viewed:  1316 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 18, 2021 16:16    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz with Chlorite Inclusions
 Locality:
Shingle Springs, Shingle Springs District, El Dorado County, California, USA
 Dimensions: 10.2 x 6.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1233 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2021 03:58    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Beryl  

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Cluster of emeralds on matrix.

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald)
 Locality:
Curlew Emerald Mine, Shaw River, East Pilbara Shire, Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Australia
 Dimensions: 8.1 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1152 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2021 16:47    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Rhodochrosite  




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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu, Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 6.0 x 4.5 cm
 Description:
Rhodochrosite on quartz possibly after fluorite.
 Viewed:  1040 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Rhodochrosite, Quartz, Pyrite
 Locality:
Wutong Mine, Liubao, Cangwu, Wuzhou Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
 Dimensions: 6.0 x 4.5 cm
 Description:
Back of specimen.
 Viewed:  1038 Time(s)

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