عدد المساهمات : 1713
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تاريخ التسجيل : 26/08/2011
|Rocks from George Campbell's Collection || |
Rocks from George Campbell's Collection
tiny little aragonite cluster from Serfou, Morocco is a great example
of aragonite's habit of forming pseudo-hexagonal trillings.
| ||Ettringite is an uncommon mineral. This specimen comes from the N'Chwaning Mine, Black Rock, South Africa.|
Searles Lake in San Bernadino County, this Hanksite specimen is
representative of this dry lake mineral. It absorbs moisture from the
air and must be coated with mineral oil.
to the zeolites, but without the aluminum, Inesite is rather rare. This
specimen comes from the Hale Creek Mine in Trinity Co., California.
the many zeolite minerals from the Poona, India area, this fluffy
Okenite cluster is surrounded by Gyrolite. It's one of my favorites.
soft as talc, is normally white and boring. This golden-colored
specimen with an almost metallic luster comes from an unknown location
in this case coated with calcite, is one of the prettiest copper
minerals I know of. This specimen hails from the San Xavier West Mine,
in Pima County, Arizona.
specimen of Rutilated Quartz belongs in every collection, and always
attracts attention. This one comes from Ibitiara, Bahia, Brazil.
| ||Stilbite's sheaf-of-wheat habit is easy to see in this specimen from Poona, India.|
| ||Everyone has tourmaline, but I really like this tiny little green crystal poking out of its bed of mica.|
| ||The Yukon Territory in Canada is the source for this beautiful specimen of Wardite.|
is a favorite in everyone's collection, and a specimen like this one
from the classic Los Lamentos mine in Chihuahua, Mexico really perks up
my display cabinet.