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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2021 18:31    Post subject: Is this beryl?  

This came from a site that has had other beryl specimens collected--beryl is in top left corner of specimen


beryl 1 (2).JPG
 Mineral: Beryl
 Locality:
Howard County, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 5 x 4.5cm
 Description:
from pegmatites in stream in southern Howard County, Maryland
 Viewed:  3529 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Mar 19, 2021 19:10    Post subject: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

The specimens are mostly self-collected and mostly from the mid-Atlantic states of the United States of America


smed apat 1 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Garnet, 'Apatite', Feldspar
 Locality:
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
 Dimensions: 3 x 2 cm
 Description:
from pegmatite boulder in a stream
 Viewed:  1984 Time(s)

smed apat 1 (2).jpg



ber 1 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Mica
 Locality:
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
The green mineral may be Beryl
From pegmatite boulders
 Viewed:  1971 Time(s)

ber 1 (2).jpg



chalc 3 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety chalcedony)
 Locality:
Newlin Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
 Dimensions: 3 x 3 cm
 Description:
from stream near Unionville, PA
 Viewed:  1804 Time(s)

chalc 3 (2).jpg


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PostPosted: Mar 21, 2021 07:29    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

Jim

Good to see material from that area. I used to collect there as a child.

I lived on a farm in Landenberg so have finds from our fields and from the surrounding area! Mica, Schorl, etc.


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PostPosted: Mar 23, 2021 16:18    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

A beryl crystal


beryl 5 good - Crop.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl and Quartz
 Locality:
Howard County, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 7 x 4 cm
 Description:
found in stream gravel bar
 Viewed:  1640 Time(s)

beryl 5 good - Crop.jpg



green beryl stllfe (2).jpg
 Mineral: Beryl and Quartz
 Locality:
Howard County, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 5 x 3 cm
 Description:
green beryl, quartz
found in pegmatite vein that crosses a stream
 Viewed:  1639 Time(s)

green beryl stllfe (2).jpg



stony 1 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Garnet, Quartz, Feldspar
 Locality:
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 3 x 2 cm
 Description:
from pegmatites in stream
 Viewed:  1635 Time(s)

stony 1 (2).jpg



schorlhcc.jpg
 Mineral: Tourmaline, Quartz
 Dimensions: 5 x 3 cm
 Description:
self collected then donated to Howard Community College
 Viewed:  1634 Time(s)

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poto 1 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Garnet: (almandine-spessartine series)
 Dimensions: 13 x 12 x 9 mm
 Description:
Collected in 1973 at White Oak, Montgomery County Maryland USA. In micaceous schist on stream bank.
 Viewed:  1543 Time(s)

poto 1 (2).jpg



or feld (3).jpg
 Mineral: Feldspar, Quartz
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
from stream gravels in Christina River in Cecil County, MD
 Viewed:  1518 Time(s)

or feld (3).jpg



ameth 2 - Crop (2).jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 5 x 2.5 cm
 Description:
collected from rocks in drainage ditch north of Patapsco River in Carroll County
 Viewed:  1490 Time(s)

ameth 2 - Crop (2).jpg



cec7 (2).jpg
 Mineral: possible Beryl, Tourmaline, Quartz
 Dimensions: 12 x 7 cm
 Description:
from stream gravels in Christina River in Cecil County, MD---not sure of green crystals
 Viewed:  1482 Time(s)

cec7 (2).jpg



cec6 (3).jpg
 Mineral: possible Beryl, Tourmaline, Quartz
 Locality:
Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 12 x 7 cm
 Description:
from stream gravels in Christina River in Cecil County, MD---same rock as previous specimen
 Viewed:  1473 Time(s)

cec6 (3).jpg



scagg2 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Garnet, Quartz, Feldspar
 Locality:
Howard County, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 3.5 x 2 cm
 Description:
from pegmatite in southern Howard County, Maryland
 Viewed:  1465 Time(s)

scagg2 (2).jpg



clr1 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Feldspar
 Locality:
Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 5 x 4 cm
 Description:
from stream gravels in Christina River in Cecil County, MD
 Viewed:  1461 Time(s)

clr1 (2).jpg



beryl 2 - Crop.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl (yellow), Quartz, Mica
 Locality:
Howard County, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 5 x 3 cm
 Description:
from pegmatite in southern Howard County
 Viewed:  1447 Time(s)

beryl 2 - Crop.jpg



rock 1 - Crop (2).jpg
 Mineral: Quartz with possible Hematite
 Locality:
Howard County, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 4 X 2 cm
 Description:
collected in stream gravels in Howard County, Maryland
 Viewed:  1434 Time(s)

rock 1 - Crop (2).jpg



scbe2 (2).jpg
 Mineral: Quartz, Mica, Beryl
 Locality:
Howard County, Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 3 x 2 cm
 Description:
small amount of greenish beryl in right center of specimen---from pegmatite in southern Howard County
 Viewed:  1406 Time(s)

scbe2 (2).jpg



Smoky crop Henry 1-23-15.JPG
 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky)
 Locality:
Maryland, USA
 Dimensions: 5 x 3 cm
 Description:
in outcrop along Patapsco River in Carroll county
 Viewed:  1391 Time(s)

Smoky crop Henry 1-23-15.JPG


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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2021 17:00    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

I received a message stating that I reached a limit of 15 specimens and couldn't add any more to my collection page. Is there a way to get around this?

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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2021 17:06    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

Jim Wilkinson wrote:
I received a message stating that I reached a limit of 15 specimens and couldn't add any more to my collection page. Is there a way to get around this?

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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2021 17:10    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

But how do you add to your collection pages? I see collections on FMF with many pages.

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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2021 17:12    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

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PostPosted: Apr 12, 2021 12:53    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

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Go to the last post on your thread and hit 'Write a Reply'

Jim Wilkinson wrote:
But how do you add to your collection pages? I see collections on FMF with many pages.

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PostPosted: Apr 15, 2021 13:37    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Please read carefully: A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips


I am sorry I wasn't clearer in my questions. I did read the guide but did not see any option to edit a post once someone has replied to it. I would like to delete some specimens from "My collection" but cannot find any way to edit it.
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PostPosted: Apr 15, 2021 13:55    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

Jim Wilkinson wrote:
I am sorry I wasn't clearer in my questions. I did read the guide but did not see any option to edit a post once someone has replied to it. I would like to delete some specimens from "My collection" but cannot find any way to edit it.

Once any FMF member (including yourself) has added a new message to the topic, you will no longer be able to edit your previous post.
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PostPosted: Apr 16, 2021 10:17    Post subject: Re: Jim’s Mineral Collection  

If you send a PM to an admin we can edit some aspects of posts, but it does get very complex so we rarely do it

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Jim Wilkinson wrote:
I am sorry I wasn't clearer in my questions. I did read the guide but did not see any option to edit a post once someone has replied to it. I would like to delete some specimens from "My collection" but cannot find any way to edit it.

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