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Tuesday Daily Feed, December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017
Rhodochrosite. with Hübnerite and Quartz. By pinterest.com

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!
 
Randy
 

Admin:  Anyone who wants off or on this distribution list just let me know and either you will be removed or added. R

1.    Jade
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Rose Flower. Hand carved with Russian nephrite.
More details here: https://goo.gl/5Vro3h

2.   It looks Christmassey.  R
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Malachite on cobaltocalcite.

Copyright: Mountaineering and minerals.

3.    Something Red for Christmas. R
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Rhodochrosite, with Hübnerite and Quartz. By pinterest.com

4.    “Strengite is a relatively rare iron phosphate mineral with the formula: FePO4 · 2H2O.” Wow! And from S. AL. R
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Superb Strengite Crystals from old Indian Mountain locality north of the extinct town of Bluffton, Cherokee County, Alabama, USA
Photo Henry Barwood

5.   More Tanzanite
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Dennis Tanjeloff

2 kilo 4.4 pounds !! Tanzanite specimen
2007 sold

6.    Copper Beauties.
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I received two copper specimens today in the mail. The pretty one on the right is from Globe, Gila Co. AZ. The one on the left is soo cool, too! From the Ray Mine. Pinal Co. AZ.

7.  Cool Pyrite
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On 2 Episode 5 of Mineral Explorers we visit Barcelona, Spain.
Follow our adventures throughout Spain as we search for pyrites and fluorites.

8.  Manganese Dendrites
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9.    Emerald for sale, too big for the fire place. R
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661,39 lbs/300kgs emerald matrix for sale made in Brasil

10.    “Dumortierite is a fibrous variably colored aluminium borosilicate mineral, Al7BO3(SiO4)3O3. H = 7 – 8.5″  Wikipedia
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Natural Blue Dumortierite Flowers inside Polished Crystal Quartz
Photo:ElegantCrystal
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