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Saturday Daily Feed, March 25, 2017

March 26, 2017
The Rockhound Connection
 
and numerous quotes and images from my Facebook friends.
These are the images and quotes that appeal to my sensibilities or the lack thereof.
Thanks,

Enjoy!  R
Arkansas Quartz Crystals > Winged Horse. Me Like! R
Julian Herald Habibi

quarzo, Cavallo alato, Arkansas
Good morning, darlings! Today’s color is silver.
picture: rough silver and calcite
Image may contain: food
Adamite (var. Manganoan) – mim 1075 – Mexico
Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Durango
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Largest crystal: 2.3cm
Short, thick, sharp crystals with purple, chisel-shaped terminations on a limonite matrix.
Zn2 (Aso4) (oh)
Largest crystal: 2.3cm

Short, thick, sharp crystals with purple, chisel-shaped terminations on a limonite matrix.
Thick short sharp crystals in pointe violette in burin on a gangue of limonite.
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Amazing specimen of Garnet Andradite var. Demantoid deep green crystals on matrix from Belqeys, Iran.
Photo credit: #Zag. #minerals #J.#G. ©
Pyrite-
Mr Pickering’s Mistress’ Mine, Cerro Ubina, Tolopampa, Antonio Quijarro Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia.
12.5 cm X 9.5 cm
This piece is loaded with bright, lustrous trapezohedra modified by octohedra, from a seldom seen location.
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Fossil Shrimp– Aeger libanensis-
Hadjula outcrop, Byblos, Lebanon.
100mya.
specimen is 5 cm long
Neolithic willow spear point-
Northern Niger, Africa.
Neolithic period- 9000-4000 years ago.
4 cm tall.
Material: Flint
Gold – mim 351 – Venezuela
Zapata Field, Santa Elena, La Gran SabanaPrevious collection: Allan Caplan (USA), F. John Barlow (USA)
Published in: “Mineralogical Record: Jan-Feb 1987”, “The F. John Barlow Mineral Collection”
Sharp-edged, bent tetrahexahedrons with growth patterns at the base
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