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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 8-23-2017

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4.8″ Banded Green MALACHITE SLICE from Stalactite w-Bulls Eyes: Congo

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1.3″ 124ct Rare Gemmy PHENAKITE Crystal Urals Russia Type Locality

Brilliant reddish-orange Quartz crystals: 2nd Sovietskiy Mine, Dal’negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia

Selenite (Gypsum) from Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 8-22-2017

Collector's Edge

Topaz: Dassu, Braldu Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Dakota Matrix

Malachite: Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

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CHABAZITE crystals on matrix * Atlas Mountains * Morocco

Mineral Auctions

Faden Quartz: Dara Ismael Khan District, South Waziristan,FATA, Pakistan

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Pyromorphite from Bunker Hill Mine, 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Coeur d’Alene District, Shoshone County, Idaho

Hematite: Brezouard Massif, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France

Vanadinite: Mibladen, Morocco

Sphalerite var. cleiophane, quartz, pyrite: Krushev Dol mine,Madan,Bulgaria

Miargyrite on Pyrrhotite: Rosebud Mine, Rosebud District, Pershing County, Nevada, USA

AZURITE: Tsumeb Mine, Otjikoto, Namibia

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 8-18-2017

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Chalcanthite specimen from Planet Mine, Arizona
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Rose Quartz Crystals, Minas Gerais, Brazil

SUPERB Rhodochrosite Crystal HOTAZEL, SOUTH AFRICA

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Carletonite: Poudrette Quarry, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec Province, Canada (type locality for Carletonite)

Shattuckite and quartz-Kaokoveld plateau Namibia

WAVELLITE: County Pit, Mauldin Mt., Montgomery Co., Arkansas, USA

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 8-15-2017

Collector's Edge

Fluorite: De’an fluorite mine, Wushan, De’an Co., Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China

Dakota Matrix

Ankerite: Jeffrey Quarry, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, United States

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Fine AZURITE crystals * Anhui Prov. * China

Mineral Auctions

Bi-colored Tourmaline w/ Cookeite: Cruzeiro Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Topaz on Quartz with Muscovite from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar (Burma)

GOLD WIRES: Donnybrook, Western Australia

Dioptase with Malachite ps. after Calcite: Tantara Mine, Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Quartz (Amethyst): Santa Margarita Mine, Balsas, Amatitlan,Guerrero, Mexico

AQUAMARINE, APATITE, QUARTZ: Shigar Valley, Northern Areas, Pakistan

Jouravskite on Xonotlite with Bultfonteinite: N’Chwaning III Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari MN field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 8-11-2017

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(3) Aquamarine crystals from Erongo Mtn., Erongo region, Namibia
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Fluorite on Sphalerite Crystals, Elmwood Mine, Tennessee

Rhodochrosite: N’Chwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

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Beryl (Heliodor variety): Alto Ligonmha District, Zambesia, Mozambique

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The Vug Front Page Update Highlights 8-08-2017

Collector's Edge

Quartz v. Amethyst: Boekenhoutshoek area, Mkobola, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Dakota Matrix

Vanadinite: El Kwal, Mibladen, Khenifra Prov., Morocco

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Schorl TOURMALINE crystals w/ Quartz and Albite * Gilgit * Pakistan

Mineral Auctions

Cinnabar: Charcas, Mun. de Charcas, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

John Betts - Fine Minerals

Fluorite with minor Calcite from Firestone Level, Skears Mine, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, England

Blue Octahedral Fluorite crystal from De’an

Vanadinite: Mibladen,Midelt,Morocco

Crocoite: THE ADELAIDE MINING COMPANY PTY. LTD.