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MXM-UVRInesite : Ca2Mn2+7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O, Hubeite : Ca2Mn2+Fe3+Si4O12(OH)·2H2O

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Fengjiashan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

Dimensions: 2.7 cm x 2.3 cm x 2.3 cm

2.7 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm. A cool association featuring a rich pinkish color radial spray of inesite with very rare brown hubeite from the Type Locality for the latter.
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806199     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

77J-J9WFluorite : CaF2

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Gibraltar Mine, Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Dimensions: 5.1 cm x 3.7 cm x 3.3 cm

5.1 x 3.7 x 3.3 cm. Beautiful colorless and soft green color, gem quality, sharp, lustrous crystals of fluorite showing cube, octahedron and dodecahedron faces measuring up to 3.6 cm. This piece is not from a recent find at the mine, but actually about 35 years ago (late 1970s).
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806195     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

GVG-W0NEpidote : Ca2Fe3+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Mineral Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 14.2 cm x 6.2 cm x 4.1 cm

14.2 x 6.2 x 4.1 cm. A really unusual old-time epidote specimen from Mineral County, Nevada (no mine given). The piece hosts dozens of sharp, prismatic, rich green colored, lustrous epidotes measuring up to 1.2 cm. I've never actually seen a piece of this material with this particular style, as most crystals are loose singles, and not an intergrown group on matrix like this. The piece came with a simple scrap of paper with a handwritten note that said "Epidote, Mineral Co., Nevada". Unfortunately the paper was so old and decomposed that it literally fell apart in my hands. The piece easily dates back 60-70 years (~1947-1957). This specimen comes from the collection of Willard W. Wulff (1904-1998) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, a prominent figure and collector of Colorado minerals. Wulff was one of the founding members of the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society in 1936. You can read Willard's bio on the Mineralogical Record website here (http://www.minrec.org/labels.asp?colid=1528).
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806191     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

RHF-7PFRosasite : CuZnCO3(OH)2, Hemimorphite : Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O, Calcite : CaCO3

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Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Dimensions: 2.4 cm x 2.1 cm x 1.8 cm

2.4 x 2.1 x 1.8 cm. A lovely old-time rosasite specimen from the Ojuela Mine. The piece hosts beautiful velvety blue-green radiating aggregates of Rosasite with Hemimorphite and Calcite sitting on gossan matrix. This specimen comes from the collection of Willard W. Wulff (1904-1998) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, a prominent figure and collector of Colorado minerals. Wulff was one of the founding members of the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society in 1936. You can read Willard's bio on the Mineralogical Record website here http://www.minrec.org/labels.asp?colid=1528).
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806187     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

25D-KETHemimorphite : Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O

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Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Dimensions: 4.3 cm x 3.7 cm x 2.2 cm

4.3 x 3.7 x 2.2 cm. Very pretty, gemmy, sharp, lustrous bladed iron-included hemimorphite crystals cover the gossan matrix on this showy specimen from the Santa Eulalia District. Classic material from this noted locale. The largest crystal measures 1.2 cm.
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806183     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

ATA-X4KPrehnite : Ca2Al(Si3Al)O10(OH)2

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Sandaré, Arrondissement Sandaré, Commune Sandaré, Cercle de Nioro du Sahel, Kayes Region, Mali

Dimensions: 4.1 cm x 3.2 cm x 2.2 cm

4.1 x 3.2 x 2.2 cm. This piece features lovely "water green" color, gemmy spherical groups of prehnite measuring up to 2.2 cm. Ex Herb Obodda specimen.
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806182     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 3   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

LF9-8UCWardite : NaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4·2H2O

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Rapid Creek, Dawson Mining District, Yukon, Canada

Dimensions: 5.2 cm x 2.6 cm x 1.1 cm

5.2 x 2.6 x 1.1 cm. Wardite is a relatively rare phosphate, and some of the most beautiful and well known crystals of the material are found in the Yukon Territory. This piece hosts a few very attractive, sharp, lustrous, tetragonal crystals of greenish wardite on matrix. The largest wardite measures 6 mm across.
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806179     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

5Q5-Y8GAragonite : CaCO3

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Wenshan Mine, Wenshan Co., Wenshan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province, China

Dimensions: 6.2 cm x 5.2 cm x 3.7 cm

6.2 x 5.2 x 3.7 cm. A showy beautiful sky blue group of aragonite in prismatic semi-stalactitic growth.

Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806174     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

FD4-9Y8Franklinite : ZnFe3+2O4, Calcite : CaCO3

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Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Dimensions: 2.3 cm x 2.1 cm x 1.3 cm

2.3 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm. A classic franklinite specimen with modified black crystals on massive calcite matrix. The piece fluoresces beautifully under UV light. This specimen comes from the collection of Willard W. Wulff (1904-1998) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, a prominent figure and collector of Colorado minerals. Wulff was one of the founding members of the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society in 1936. You can read Willard's bio on the Mineralogical Record website here (http://www.minrec.org/labels.asp?colid=1528).
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806171     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 7   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

0N1-0DDQuartz (Var: Amethyst) : SiO2, Calcite : CaCO3, Chalcedony (Var: Agate) : SiO2

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Las Choyas, Mun. de Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico

Dimensions: 9.8 cm x 9.0 cm x 4.6 cm

9.8 x 9.0 x 4.6 cm. One of the classic quartz-lined geodes from Las Choyas, Mexico featuring crystallized purple amethyst with beautifully banded blue agate around the periphery. The piece is polished showing colors ranging from a soft silvery-blue to nearly white around the exterior edges with rich purple in the center. Additionally a 2.3 cm chocolate colored group of calcite can be seen in the center of the piece as well. This geode comes from the collection of Willard W. Wulff (1904-1998) of Colorado Springs, Colorado, a prominent figure and collector of Colorado minerals. Wulff was one of the founding members of the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society in 1936. You can read Willard's bio on the Mineralogical Record website here (http://www.minrec.org/labels.asp?colid=1528).
Copyright: © Rob Lavinsky      Photo ID: 806167     Uploaded by: Robert Lavinsky   View Count: 11   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 864 x 864 pixels (0.7 Mpix)
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