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Hydrangea

A few bits and pieces that I have found whilst wandering around in the north of England, I'm a bit of a magpie and collect sparkly or interesting things! :-

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 Hematite from Egremont, Cumbria.

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Sphalerite and quartz from Nenthead, Cumbria.

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Fluorite from Greenhow Hill, Yorkshire.

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Fluorite from Weardale, Durham.

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Barite from Closehouse, Yorkshire.

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Psilomelane from Force Crag, Cumbria.

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Malachite from Roughton Gill, Cumbria.

Unfortunately collecting is no longer possible at many of the above locations.
Roy D.
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valh
Hi Roy! Wonderful samples! Decoration of any collection.
Valerij
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Hydrangea

Thanks Valerij, I thought you would like to see them.
Roy D.
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Hydrangea

A few more bits :-

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Campylite (Mimetite) from Dry Gill, Cumbria.

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Galena and Sphalerite from Nenthead, Cumbria.

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Linarite from Red Gill, Cumbria.

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Wolframite from Carrock Fell, Cumbria.

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Fluorite from Teesdale, Durham.
Roy D.
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valh
Hi Roy! Very good specimens! Linarite - rarity. 
Valerij
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s.c.
Lovely specimens!

Sam
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Hydrangea

Thanks Valerij and Sam.

A few more :-

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Garnet from Shap, Cumbria.

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Fluorite from Derbyshire.

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Caledonite from Red Gill, Cumbria. Quite a rare mineral.
Roy D.
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valh
Beautiful specimens,Roy!  Caledonite cristals in the small pocket - superb!
Valerij
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Hydrangea

Thanks Valerij.
Roy D.
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Hydrangea

A few more.....

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Graphite from Seathwaite, Cumbria. The worlds first pencils were made with graphite from this site. 

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Quartz from Carrock Fell, Cumbria. Not a bad specimen for Northern England.

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Hematite, Barite, Quartz from Haile Moor, Cumbria.
Roy D.
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valh
Wonderful minerals Roy! Thank you for showing your collection.
Valerij
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Hydrangea

Thanks Valerij.

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Calcite from Matlock, Derbyshire.

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Pyromorphite from the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria.
Roy D.
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valh
Beautiful specimens,Roy! Pyromorphite spherolites - very nice.
Valerij
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Hydrangea

Thanks Valerij.

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Aurichalcite from Carperby, Yorkshire.
Roy D.
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valh
Hi Roy! Very good specimen.
Valerij
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Trilobiter
''Little'' collection, you say...
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Hydrangea

Thanks Valerij.

Hi Trilobiter - yes, I've got one or two....
No trilobites though!

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Quartz from Bramcrag, Cumbria.
Roy D.
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valh
Hi Roy!  You have good samples.
Valerij
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Hydrangea

Thanks Valerij.
Roy D.
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purple--rose
hi, its interesting to see these from cumbria as i live here and have only just got into rocks and fossils with my son
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LarryS
These are incredible! How does one go about finding specimens like these?
You don't stop playing when you get old, you get old when you stop playing
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Dirty Pete
By sending someone down the mine shaft I reckon..........
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