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31 Jul-00:06:13 Axinite from polar ural ? (Roger Warin)
30 Jul-21:38:50 Re: quartz with some green crystals hammered into it, can you help me identify them? (Crosstimber)
30 Jul-21:07:36 Re: please help me identify a rock with three (or more) minerals in it (Ricardo Melendez)
30 Jul-20:59:46 Please help me identify a rock with three (or more) minerals in it (A R)
30 Jul-20:46:20 Quartz with some green crystals hammered into it, can you help me identify them? (A R)
30 Jul-20:43:47 Re: is this an agate geode? (Kushmeja)
30 Jul-20:15:57 Is this an agate geode? (A R)
30 Jul-19:29:14 Re: can you help me identify this formation? (A R)
30 Jul-19:27:17 Unidentified silver metallic mineral in quartz from prospect park, pa (Kushmeja)
30 Jul-19:25:47 Unidentified silver metallic mineral in quartz from prospect park, pa (Kushmeja)
30 Jul-19:03:39 Re: can you help me identify this formation? (Jordi Fabre)
30 Jul-18:03:10 Re: the collection of pierre and riana joubert (Jordi Fabre)
30 Jul-18:00:13 Re: unidentified minerals from tsumeb (Jordi Fabre)
30 Jul-17:50:30 Re: new find of minerals from new york (Glenn Rhein)
30 Jul-17:38:22 Re: unidentified minerals from tsumeb (Mike Wood)
30 Jul-17:22:37 Re: unusual formation on the neighbor's land - piqued my curiosity (Mike Wood)
30 Jul-16:55:54 Re: the collection of pierre and riana joubert (Mike Wood)
30 Jul-16:50:28 Re: unidentified minerals from tsumeb (Jorge Santos Garcia)
30 Jul-15:50:57 Re: potch opal? (Rei)
30 Jul-14:28:07 Re: the collection of pierre and riana joubert (Pierre Joubert)
30 Jul-14:26:42 Re: the collection of pierre and riana joubert (Pierre Joubert)
30 Jul-11:57:16 Re: the collection of pierre and riana joubert (Pierre Joubert)
30 Jul-11:09:13 Re: presentation of new members - ricardo melendez from mexico city (James)
30 Jul-11:03:45 Re: the collection of pierre and riana joubert (Pierre Joubert)
30 Jul-10:43:57 Re: presentation of new members - ricardo melendez from mexico city (Ricardo Melendez)

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I created this Forum with the idea of creating a place to share questions and answers with other mineral enthusiasts and, most importantly, to try to provide a serious space where mineralogy questions can be discussed free of bothersome errors, free due the high standards of my partners John and Pete. We owe much of the success of this Forum to their fine texts; with them helping us, our Forum looks "clean", at least in terms of its scientific content. This Forum is still young so it needs all available help to grow, that's why we encourage posts from everybody. All of them will be more than welcome here.

During my mineralogical journeys I frequently receive mail asking many different questions. When I answered just the person who sent the message, I always had the feeling of something being lost. By publishing all these questions and answers on the Forum, others can share our thoughts about minerals and mineralogy. That's why I created this Forum.


Jordi Fabre


FMF English Forum moderated by John S. White and Peter Megaw
John S. White
Peter Megaw

I have been serving as a moderator for the English version of FMF Forum now since 2007. This does not seem possible, but one cannot deny the facts. It has been a lot of fun for me and I hope that visitors to the Forum are enjoying it as well.

We are now (Dec. 2009) adding a new face as an additional moderator - Peter Megaw. Actually Peter is not new to regular visitors to the Forum as he has been one of the most prolific contributors to many of the threads. He brings awesome credentials to this role, all of which I do not have space to detail here. He is a Consulting Geologist and co-founder of IMDEX/Cascabel and MAG Silver. He got his B.A. and M.A. in geology at the University of Texas and a Ph.D. in economic geology from the University of Arizona. He has explored Mexico for 30 years and has made important ore discoveries at Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas; Platosa, Durango; and Cinco de Mayo, Chihuahua.

Peter has been a dedicated mineral collector since 1977. Living in Tucson, Arizona, he has served as exhibits chairman for the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show™ every year since 1984. His minerals have won many trophies for him in various competitive displays. He was recently named a consulting editor for Rocks & Minerals Magazine. There is much more that can be written about Peter but space here is somewhat limited.

John S. White
www.jwkustos.com

Mineral specimen related questions  Topics   Posts   Last Post 
Questions you have about mineral specimens, such as help in identifying a mineral or queries about localities for specimens
 
No new posts Minerals and Mineralogy     
In this forum you can suggest and discuss things related to the technical and scientific aspects of minerals and mineralogy.   Moderators John S. White, Peter Megaw, chris, alfredo, Antonio Alcaide
Fluid Inclusion "Enhydro" Quartz in Arizona (Donn C.) Jul 29, 2014 09:07 Replies: 4 Views: 267
Epitaxial rutile (Josele) Jul 25, 2014 16:24 Replies: 14 Views: 3697
Hubnerite vs Ferberite vs wolframite (Jean Sendero) Jul 16, 2014 16:43 Replies: 6 Views: 1074
Cataloging specimens - What records to keep (Philip Mostmans) Jul 04, 2014 09:39 Replies: 17 Views: 2722
Capturing color change of Alexandrite (xdxucn) Jun 29, 2014 14:12 Replies: 7 Views: 745
Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil (Cascavel1) Jun 27, 2014 17:04 Replies: 12 Views: 4268
Spinel twins (Ru Smith) Jun 23, 2014 15:45 Replies: 54 Views: 21648
Jail - could this ever happen to a mineral dealer? (James) Jun 23, 2014 11:11 Replies: 8 Views: 1329
Crystal finds (Rei) Jun 11, 2014 17:00 Replies: 11 Views: 1787
2014 - International year of crystallography: for example, pyrite. (Roger Warin) Jun 11, 2014 06:53 Replies: 21 Views: 4863
The Salammoniac from La Fossa crater (Sicily). (Cesar M. Salvan) Jun 10, 2014 20:25 Replies: 0 Views: 378
The colorless Variscite crystals from Torre de Moncorvo (Portugal) (Cesar M. Salvan) Jun 03, 2014 19:49 Replies: 0 Views: 436
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576 5379 Jul 29, 2014 09:07
Pierre Joubert View latest post
No new posts Featured Columns of FMF     
This Forum functions a little like a library, each featured topic will be numbered and will maintain the order even if new posts arrive.
The FMF users cannot create new threads here but, yes, they can publish posts in the already created threads. Only the Forum administrators can create new threads in this section.
To know more about how this works, please use this link   Moderator Jordi Fabre

What is "Featured Columns of FMF"? (Jordi Fabre) Apr 04, 2013 01:58 Replies: 0 Views: 3261
DIY Specific Gravity Kit (tutorial) - (19) (cascaillou) Apr 08, 2014 06:17 Replies: 11 Views: 1969
How to dig a pocket? - (18) (Jordi Fabre) Jan 22, 2014 12:41 Replies: 29 Views: 7068
APXS: from Mars to the mineral collector's workbench - (17) (Cesar M. Salvan) Jun 03, 2014 04:06 Replies: 8 Views: 2041
Photos of epitaxy - (16) (John S. White) Jun 03, 2012 19:04 Replies: 34 Views: 30184
Twinning of the aragonite - (15) (Pete Richards) Jan 13, 2014 17:32 Replies: 8 Views: 4421
Preparing a list of light sensitive minerals - (14) (Jordi Fabre) Jun 04, 2012 08:41 Replies: 83 Views: 42244
What defines a mineral's 'quality?' - (13) (Tracy) Jan 18, 2014 12:00 Replies: 35 Views: 36952
Practical Mineralogy #2: What pseudos tell us about deposit genesis - (12) (Peter Megaw) Jun 01, 2013 06:37 Replies: 17 Views: 10465
Naica Mine - (11) (Jordi Fabre) Jun 09, 2013 03:33 Replies: 44 Views: 31609
New finds out of Mexico - (10) (Jean Sendero) Jul 14, 2014 12:16 Replies: 17 Views: 8324
Complex fluorite crystal forms - (9) (Ru Smith) Aug 07, 2013 20:38 Replies: 45 Views: 15064
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21 917 Jul 16, 2014 05:09
marco campos-venuti View latest post
No new posts FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?     
Novice Collectors: If you've got a cool rock and want to know about it this is the place for you!
To know more about how this section works, please use: Asking: "What is this? / Where is it from?"   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris

Axinite from Polar Ural ? (Roger Warin) Jul 31, 2014 00:06 Replies: 0 Views: 9
Unusual formation on the neighbor's land - piqued my curiosity (Rei) Jul 30, 2014 17:22 Replies: 7 Views: 309
Potch opal? (Rei) Jul 30, 2014 15:50 Replies: 6 Views: 263
Rock found on southern shores of Lake Superior (metwerks) Jul 28, 2014 07:42 Replies: 2 Views: 217
What kinda rock is this? (kevin1221) Jul 25, 2014 14:11 Replies: 2 Views: 286
Can you help me identify these rocks? (A R) Jul 19, 2014 19:29 Replies: 4 Views: 238
What kind of habit is this adamite? (xdxucn) Jul 14, 2014 02:33 Replies: 3 Views: 472
Ruby, spinel or other? (Pierre Joubert) Jul 10, 2014 02:58 Replies: 15 Views: 1683
Ruby, spinel or other? (Pierre Joubert) Jul 03, 2014 14:39 Replies: 0 Views: 213
Found a couple of these on a septic dig in the backyard, are they anything (Johnnyrockin) Jul 01, 2014 07:59 Replies: 10 Views: 1270
Never knew what this is (Dale Hallmark) Jun 29, 2014 06:17 Replies: 2 Views: 433
Interesting pair of minerals (NachoNinjaGnome) Jun 28, 2014 05:22 Replies: 7 Views: 751
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231 1657 Jul 31, 2014 00:06
Roger Warin View latest post
No new posts What is it? - Where is it from?     
In this forum you can add messages about the identification of minerals/localities. You can also include photos, so that others can help you identify your specimens or the locality that it comes from.
To know more about it, please use: Asking: "What is this? / Where is it from?"   Moderators chris, Pete Modreski, Antonio Alcaide

Quartz with some green crystals hammered into it, can you help me identify them? (A R) Jul 30, 2014 21:38 Replies: 1 Views: 44
Please help me identify a rock with three (or more) minerals in it (A R) Jul 30, 2014 21:07 Replies: 1 Views: 43
Is this an Agate Geode? (A R) Jul 30, 2014 20:43 Replies: 1 Views: 37
Can you help me identify this formation? (A R) Jul 30, 2014 19:29 Replies: 4 Views: 219
Unidentified Silver Metallic Mineral in Quartz from Prospect Park, PA (kushmeja) Jul 30, 2014 19:27 Replies: 0 Views: 22
Unidentified Silver Metallic Mineral in Quartz from Prospect Park, PA (kushmeja) Jul 30, 2014 19:25 Replies: 0 Views: 22
Unidentified minerals from Tsumeb (Pierre Joubert) Jul 30, 2014 18:00 Replies: 5 Views: 218
Unidentified Black Translucent Crystalline Mineral (ICSK) Jul 30, 2014 02:35 Replies: 3 Views: 212
Yet another rock that needs identifying (A R) Jul 29, 2014 06:08 Replies: 2 Views: 186
faden Clinozoisite or Epidote?? Pakistan, from Tormiq or Alchuri?? (herrej) Jul 20, 2014 11:59 Replies: 0 Views: 183
Cuprite with Mottramite?? Mashamba West Mine (herrej) Jul 20, 2014 11:53 Replies: 0 Views: 178
Cuprian austinite from Ojuela mine (herrej) Jul 20, 2014 11:48 Replies: 0 Views: 162
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846 5468 Jul 30, 2014 21:38
crosstimber View latest post
No new posts Micros & Macros     
In this Forum you can add photos of minerals micromounts or macro minerals, give opinions on their identification, and share information on microscopes and taking photos.   Moderators chris, Antonio Alcaide
My jasper is really starting to "pop"! (Rei) Jun 14, 2014 12:25 Replies: 1 Views: 464
More Lompoc Gypsum (dironot) Apr 18, 2014 22:07 Replies: 0 Views: 581
My geode (amethyst) specimen. (mlesage54) Apr 18, 2014 09:17 Replies: 6 Views: 1304
Malachite specimen. (mlesage54) Feb 27, 2014 11:09 Replies: 2 Views: 980
Snowflake Photographs? (trtlman) Feb 17, 2014 13:28 Replies: 17 Views: 3446
My modest collection of minerals / micro photos ... (ofarcis) Feb 04, 2014 08:26 Replies: 49 Views: 15731
Special Clara mine. Germany (ofarcis) Jan 16, 2014 06:47 Replies: 9 Views: 4003
Stacked processing times of the most common programs (maithly) Dec 17, 2013 00:31 Replies: 0 Views: 801
Macro3D (ofarcis) Nov 29, 2013 04:46 Replies: 10 Views: 3226
Stack software, comparative speed, optimizations and others (ofarcis) Oct 15, 2013 11:32 Replies: 10 Views: 5750
Twinned augite from Romania (mihailovici79) Oct 06, 2013 13:29 Replies: 0 Views: 1452
How many pictures I have to do to stack? (ofarcis) Sep 09, 2013 04:39 Replies: 1 Views: 1807
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65 510 Jun 14, 2014 12:25
Mike Wood View latest post
No new posts Mines and Mineral Localities     Access to the FMF Gallery
In this forum you're able to place your favorite mines and famous or unknown mineral localities. This section is special because all the photos published here also appear in "FMF Gallery". To find out more please use this link   Moderators chris, Pete Modreski, Antonio Alcaide
Crocidolite from Qriqueland, South Africa (GneissWare) Jul 15, 2014 08:15 Replies: 4 Views: 511
Green Dream claim 2014 (thecrystalfinder) Jul 11, 2014 10:44 Replies: 1 Views: 430
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico (Peter Megaw) Jul 07, 2014 13:59 Replies: 8 Views: 6080
Ben Loyal, Sutherland, Scotland (Mike Wood) Jun 15, 2014 17:56 Replies: 7 Views: 842
Any Tips for Collecting in Green Ridge Pegmatite Area, Grand Co. Colorado? (daviddillman) Jun 07, 2014 19:06 Replies: 2 Views: 623
Hallelujah Junction, Nevada (John S. White) Jun 04, 2014 09:28 Replies: 20 Views: 4313
A new discovery of quartz crystals in the Montseny Massif - Catalonia - Spain (Joan Martinez Bruguera) May 22, 2014 08:57 Replies: 18 Views: 2629
Digging a jasper vein (Rei) May 07, 2014 16:59 Replies: 8 Views: 1177
Otter Lake, Quebec (Roger Warin) May 06, 2014 13:49 Replies: 0 Views: 504
The silver minerals from San Jose district, Oaxaca (Mexico) (Cesar M. Salvan) Apr 24, 2014 20:40 Replies: 5 Views: 1378
Quartz amethyst from Tehuilotepec, State of Mexico, Mexico (jorgedavid) Apr 20, 2014 20:43 Replies: 4 Views: 1606
A mineralogical trip through the states of Mexico - State of Chihuahua (Carlos M.) Mar 07, 2014 19:06 Replies: 1 Views: 781
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178 1579 Jul 15, 2014 08:15
GneissWare View latest post
No new posts Exceptional finds     
  Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide, John Cornish
CROCOITE! A Huge New Pocket From The Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia (John Cornish) Feb 28, 2014 20:03 Replies: 63 Views: 26354
2013, an Update... CROCOITE! A Huge New Pocket From The Adelaide Mine (John Cornish) Jun 24, 2013 08:14 Replies: 13 Views: 7327
Join us to dig a giant Amethyst geode (Antonio Da Silveira) Oct 19, 2012 18:26 Replies: 32 Views: 78665
Join us to dig a giant Amethyst geode - 'Part 2' (Antonio Da Silveira) Oct 23, 2010 17:27 Replies: 6 Views: 13722
Scoop! - An important find of amber in the "La Florida" Mine, Spain (Jordi Fabre) Dec 14, 2008 15:03 Replies: 0 Views: 9490

5 111 Feb 28, 2014 20:03
Byron Anderson View latest post
No new posts A mineralogical trip through the states of USA     Access to the FMF Gallery
This section of the forum is special in that it is dedicated to images of minerals from the different states of the USA. So, although you can add as many pictures as you like in each of the existing threads, you can't create any new threads within it.
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "A mineralogical trip through the states of USA", or on "...see all topics", or on this link
To know more about the reasons for this particular Forum, please use this link   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris

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52 836 Apr 12, 2014 07:25
Tobi View latest post
No new posts A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK     Access to the FMF Gallery
This section of the forum is special in that it is dedicated to images of minerals from the different regions of the UK. So, although you can add as many pictures as you like in each of the existing threads, you can't create any new threads within it.
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK" or on this link
To know more about the reasons for this particular Forum, please use this link   Moderators Jordi Fabre, James, chris

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15 264 Jun 20, 2014 08:37
James View latest post
No new posts A mineralogical trip through Germany     Access to the FMF Gallery
This section of the forum is special in that it is dedicated to images of minerals from the different lands of Germany. So, although you can add as many pictures as you like in each of the existing threads, you can't create any new threads within it.
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "A Mineralogical trip through Germany" or on this link
To know more about the reasons for this particular Forum, please use this link   Moderator Tobi


12 127 Jun 20, 2014 04:46
Andreas Gerstenberg View latest post
No new posts Preparing and Cleaning Minerals     
This Forum brings together questions and results on the delicate subject of preparation and cleaning of minerals.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
...any suggestions for stabilizing the Magnetite matrix of Chifeng Scheelite? (Jack Thurber) Jul 12, 2014 15:53 Replies: 4 Views: 448
Waller solution / Super Iron Out (Rei) Jul 07, 2014 21:42 Replies: 19 Views: 1439
How to "cement" Amethyst clusters (Kitdog) Jun 24, 2014 06:06 Replies: 2 Views: 531
Crystals forming on fools gold ammonites (robhanson) Jun 01, 2014 13:56 Replies: 12 Views: 1412
How can restoring color of a crystal? (h.abbasi) May 25, 2014 21:49 Replies: 4 Views: 887
Acid cleaning: results (Rei) May 10, 2014 02:44 Replies: 3 Views: 882
Polishing (Rei) May 07, 2014 18:30 Replies: 2 Views: 538
Cleaning with oxalic acid (Rei) Apr 29, 2014 14:00 Replies: 12 Views: 1617
How to clean clay off large (pyrite) specimens?? (lidaasteria) Apr 14, 2014 07:24 Replies: 4 Views: 1242
Repairing a mineral (headstashcrystals) Mar 20, 2014 09:36 Replies: 2 Views: 965
Cleaning iron stained mica (vic rzonca) Mar 13, 2014 00:03 Replies: 5 Views: 1439
Cleaning Quartz specimens? (BassTurdo) Mar 11, 2014 02:34 Replies: 2 Views: 1006
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88 767 Jul 12, 2014 15:53
Jordi Fabre View latest post
No new posts Mineral Shows by Gail Spann     
To know more about this Forum, please use this link   Moderators chris, Gail
Tucson 2014 Show Report, Gail Spann Having Fun Again... (Gail) Jul 26, 2014 19:32 Replies: 156 Views: 29255
Houston Fine Mineral Show Report, with Gail Spann (Gail) Jun 03, 2013 09:23 Replies: 103 Views: 28296
100.000 Club 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style. (Gail) Apr 27, 2013 02:57 Replies: 598 Views: 138684
Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann (Gail) Nov 04, 2012 01:57 Replies: 43 Views: 22702
Gail Spann's 2012 East Coast Gem and Mineral Show report (Gail) Aug 29, 2012 14:27 Replies: 151 Views: 46802
100.000 Club Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin... (Gail) Oct 02, 2012 11:21 Replies: 632 Views: 221476
FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming? (Gail) Mar 03, 2012 02:28 Replies: 49 Views: 28803
Fort Worth, Texas, Gem and Mineral Show. Gail Spann (Gail) Jun 01, 2011 20:35 Replies: 33 Views: 22735
100.000 Club Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011 (Gail) Oct 07, 2012 11:38 Replies: 370 Views: 173802
FMFs party in Tucson, 2011 (Gail) Feb 27, 2011 22:43 Replies: 114 Views: 53921
Gail Spann's Tucson show report, 2011 (Gail) Jan 17, 2011 01:30 Replies: 28 Views: 19753
Gail Spann's HOUSTON 2010 show report (Gail) Jun 28, 2010 02:56 Replies: 122 Views: 50444
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27 3852 Jul 26, 2014 19:32
Gerard Martayan View latest post
No new posts News about shows     
  Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Gail, Antonio Alcaide
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2014 (Jordi Fabre) Jul 21, 2014 16:04 Replies: 38 Views: 8384
Tucson Show 2014 (Jordi Fabre) Mar 30, 2014 01:38 Replies: 111 Views: 50072
Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2013 (Jordi Fabre) Nov 05, 2013 03:05 Replies: 114 Views: 40544
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition! (Jordi Fabre) Jul 16, 2013 04:27 Replies: 65 Views: 32111
Tucson Show 2013 (Jordi Fabre) Mar 16, 2013 09:26 Replies: 161 Views: 74185
Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2012 (Jordi Fabre) Mar 15, 2013 07:47 Replies: 103 Views: 89124
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2012 (Jordi Fabre) Jul 17, 2012 05:06 Replies: 76 Views: 41711
Tucson Show 2012 (Jordi Fabre) May 13, 2012 09:17 Replies: 101 Views: 72728
Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2011 (Jordi Fabre) Nov 27, 2011 14:31 Replies: 60 Views: 47569
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2011 (Jordi Fabre) Nov 16, 2011 06:02 Replies: 40 Views: 39080
100.000 Club Tucson Show 2011 (Jordi Fabre) Feb 28, 2011 02:28 Replies: 168 Views: 130270
Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2010 (Jordi Fabre) Nov 14, 2010 14:30 Replies: 54 Views: 45694
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25 1351 Jul 21, 2014 16:04
Tobi View latest post
No new posts Mineral Shows     
  Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Gail, Antonio Alcaide
Prague Gem & Mineral Show 2014 (Jordi Fabre) Jul 03, 2014 04:45 Replies: 0 Views: 343
The 50th Annual Rock Swap June 28 & 29 (vic rzonca) Jun 30, 2014 16:19 Replies: 5 Views: 828
The Easter Mineral Show in Bourg d'Oisans, France (Jordi Fabre) Jun 28, 2014 11:15 Replies: 1 Views: 1199
The Second Annual New England Mineral Conference (Jordi Fabre) Jun 12, 2014 19:22 Replies: 9 Views: 2020
Steinwelten, a Mineral Show in Zürich, Switzerland (Jordi Fabre) May 10, 2014 10:41 Replies: 2 Views: 692
Shows in Stuttgart, Germany and access to a list of the main European Shows (Jordi Fabre) Apr 17, 2014 14:26 Replies: 1 Views: 909
Mineral & Fossil show in Amsterdam (Herman van Dennebroek) Mar 23, 2014 06:22 Replies: 1 Views: 793
My 2014 Tucson Experience (Don Lum) Mar 22, 2014 12:58 Replies: 184 Views: 32856
Lidstrom and Desautels awards (Umgodoye) Mar 10, 2014 09:01 Replies: 3 Views: 1248
Third Annual Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium (Don Lum) Feb 18, 2014 22:25 Replies: 23 Views: 11738
Mineralogische Kring Antwerpen (MKA) celebrates its 50th anniversary (Jordi Fabre) Feb 11, 2014 17:20 Replies: 17 Views: 5229
So. Illinois Earth Science Club Gem & Mineral Show (Mike Chontofalsky) Jan 27, 2014 21:24 Replies: 0 Views: 786
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127 1343 Jul 03, 2014 04:45
Jordi Fabre View latest post
No new posts Collection photos and Collector's page     Access to the FMF Gallery
This forum’s aim is to allow all collectors to publish pictures of the minerals in their collection and use it as a kind of personal home page. To know more about it, please use this link . This section is special because all the photos published here also appear in "FMF Gallery". To find out more please use this link   Moderators Carles Millan, chris, Antonio Alcaide
How does "Collection Photos" work? (Jordi Fabre) Nov 28, 2008 09:29 Replies: 1 Views: 8055
100.000 Club Collection of Carles Millan (Carles Millan) Jul 11, 2014 05:16 Replies: 682 Views: 365448
100.000 Club Collection of Nurbo (nurbo) Dec 30, 2013 14:23 Replies: 403 Views: 181792
100.000 Club Collection of Tobi (Tobi) May 29, 2014 10:29 Replies: 541 Views: 184537
100.000 Club Collection of Michael Shaw (crosstimber) Jul 25, 2014 11:05 Replies: 497 Views: 134172
100.000 Club Andreas Gerstenberg Collection (Andreas Gerstenberg) Apr 10, 2014 09:48 Replies: 156 Views: 113345
The collection of Pierre and Riana Joubert (Pierre Joubert) Jul 30, 2014 18:03 Replies: 160 Views: 32441
Collection of Xiao-dong (xdxucn) Jul 29, 2014 23:47 Replies: 88 Views: 8962
Don Lum Collection (Don Lum) Jul 28, 2014 16:03 Replies: 545 Views: 97188
The Mizunaka Collection (am mizunaka) Jul 28, 2014 02:38 Replies: 170 Views: 23410
Bob's rocks (GneissWare) Jul 27, 2014 20:04 Replies: 239 Views: 73495
New generation for picture - Ploum (ploum) Jul 04, 2014 06:06 Replies: 235 Views: 89380
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108 6979 Jul 30, 2014 18:03
Jordi Fabre View latest post
No new posts Women's Private Collections     Access to the FMF Gallery
In this forum female collectors can publish their favorite specimens, with photos of them or just descriptions. This section is special because all the photos published here also appear in "FMF Gallery". To find out more please use this link.   Moderators chris, Gail, Antonio Alcaide
100.000 Club Gail's collection (Gail) Jan 12, 2014 11:27 Replies: 328 Views: 205535
Nimfiara's collection (nimfiara) May 10, 2012 17:20 Replies: 30 Views: 24743
Linda's Private Collection (Linda Smith) Feb 08, 2012 04:31 Replies: 39 Views: 34003
Debbie's Collection (Debbie Woolf) Jul 04, 2011 10:45 Replies: 20 Views: 19025
Tracy's favorite specimens (Tracy) Jun 04, 2011 14:01 Replies: 73 Views: 56455
Colleen's Collection (Colleen Thomson) May 28, 2011 19:33 Replies: 10 Views: 13122
Honoring past collectors (Wynnek) Feb 27, 2010 23:01 Replies: 6 Views: 8475
Jessica's mineral collection (Jessica Simonoff) Jan 30, 2010 18:52 Replies: 18 Views: 20690
Linda St-Cyr's favorites (Linda St-Cyr) May 17, 2009 09:09 Replies: 6 Views: 16774

9 539 Jan 12, 2014 11:27
Don Lum View latest post
No new posts Mineralogical Literature     
New books, journals, etc that merit your attention.   Moderators John S. White, Carles Millan, chris, Antonio Alcaide
Importance of Cataloguing & Mineral-Collector Demographics (Banko45) Jul 25, 2014 20:56 Replies: 12 Views: 958
Jaspers & Agates (Josele) Jun 28, 2014 08:08 Replies: 12 Views: 1045
Australian micromineral newsletter... (crocoite) Jun 28, 2014 03:57 Replies: 13 Views: 8784
New Book: Rhodochrosite, Crystals of Drama and Nuance (Jordi Fabre) May 22, 2014 09:28 Replies: 16 Views: 5156
New book:"Crystal Forms of Fluorite - Kristallformen von Fluorit" (jrg) May 11, 2014 16:19 Replies: 10 Views: 1925
Geonieuws. 50th anniversary of the MKA: The mineralogy of Belgium (Jordi Fabre) Apr 23, 2014 02:43 Replies: 0 Views: 557
New book: Les Ferreres Mine, Camprodon, Girona, Catalonia (Rocabruna Research Team) Mar 17, 2014 06:32 Replies: 0 Views: 768
New Book: LUMINESCENCE IN MINERAL KINGDOM (Jordi Fabre) Feb 16, 2014 07:57 Replies: 10 Views: 5978
Panasqueira Mine article in Mineralogical Record (crosstimber) Feb 01, 2014 13:01 Replies: 8 Views: 2134
New Book on Lake Superior Region Iron Ranges (bugrock) Nov 29, 2013 15:52 Replies: 1 Views: 1108
MINERALS – The Collectors Newspaper (Tomasz Praszkier) Oct 20, 2013 12:32 Replies: 9 Views: 7480
Kongsberg Silver (vic rzonca) Oct 01, 2013 10:40 Replies: 7 Views: 2416
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No new posts Mineral Art and Artists     
This forum is dedicated to the discussion and display of Mineral Art, Mineral Artists, techniques, materials, and exhibits. All media are covered, although Mineral Photography is best discussed in its own forum.   Moderators chris, Gail, crocoite
Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature (Don Lum) Apr 30, 2014 10:18 Replies: 29 Views: 6750
Steve Sorrell's 2014 Artwork... (crocoite) Apr 26, 2014 01:46 Replies: 29 Views: 5066
Mineral Illustration (Turbo) Mar 30, 2014 10:51 Replies: 71 Views: 33118
A new generation of mineral collages (Tobi) Mar 22, 2014 13:36 Replies: 15 Views: 4107
My Art Work (trtlman) Dec 28, 2013 17:18 Replies: 16 Views: 5398
Steve Sorrell's 2013 Artwork... (crocoite) Dec 27, 2013 23:47 Replies: 72 Views: 17418
Fabre's past (vic rzonca) Aug 17, 2013 16:35 Replies: 14 Views: 4884
Illustrations 2013 (Félix Estrella) Aug 14, 2013 10:49 Replies: 15 Views: 5958
New Paintings 2013 (Schwertner) Jun 11, 2013 12:16 Replies: 103 Views: 24455
Mineral's art drafts (Jordi Fabre) Jun 08, 2013 04:07 Replies: 23 Views: 22560
Petroglyphs (benchambers) Apr 10, 2013 02:11 Replies: 5 Views: 3036
2013 Paint Off!!! (crocoite) Apr 09, 2013 10:44 Replies: 46 Views: 14523
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25 617 Apr 30, 2014 10:18
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No new posts The histories behind mineral specimens     
Many specimens have very interesting histories that should be saved.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious (Don Lum) Jul 29, 2014 10:11 Replies: 15 Views: 1456
In Memoriam - Luiz Menezes, a wonderful friend (Jordi Fabre) Jul 24, 2014 12:29 Replies: 16 Views: 1610
How all you got started in collecting? (vic rzonca) Jun 08, 2014 10:32 Replies: 21 Views: 14006
Bill Lawrence Memorial (BlueCapProductions) May 05, 2014 13:56 Replies: 4 Views: 1048
Sir Arthur Russell - 50th Anniversary on 24th February (Roy Starkey) Feb 02, 2014 12:58 Replies: 5 Views: 1649
Reminiscences of an Old Former Curator by John S. White (Jordi Fabre) Jan 19, 2014 17:06 Replies: 6 Views: 2666
Rogues gallery of photos of yesteryear's mineral collecting greats (Jordi Fabre) Jan 12, 2014 06:26 Replies: 16 Views: 3829
The passing of Chris Wright (vic rzonca) Jan 09, 2014 19:17 Replies: 7 Views: 2706
In Memoriam - Dr. Joan Viñals passed away (Jordi Fabre) Dec 17, 2013 15:59 Replies: 8 Views: 3028
Biggest nugget? 64.7 kg. (Roger Warin) Nov 12, 2013 16:25 Replies: 6 Views: 3103
Willard Perkins Classic "Perky" Mount (Peter Megaw) Aug 30, 2013 06:13 Replies: 14 Views: 6225
Airport security (James) Jun 07, 2013 13:04 Replies: 23 Views: 22674
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No new posts FMF Guide of Rocks     
This Forum aims to collect photographs of rocks from all around the world and as much information as possible about the rocks: age, origin, description, composition... Rocks are closely related to minerals, as rocks are composed of minerals and minerals are found growing on their surfaces and in their cavities. We intend to create a collective work where everybody can contribute and where expert opinions of geologists and petrologists are widely shared.   Moderators chris, prcantos
FMF Guide of Rocks - IGNEOUS ROCKS (prcantos) Feb 18, 2014 16:36 Replies: 13 Views: 11075
FMF Guide of Rocks - SEDIMENTARY ROCKS (prcantos) Dec 11, 2013 17:45 Replies: 5 Views: 6587
FMF Guide of Rocks - METAMORPHIC ROCKS (prcantos) Dec 11, 2013 17:34 Replies: 15 Views: 13742
Genesis of the serpentine minerals and rocks (prcantos) Jun 06, 2013 04:48 Replies: 2 Views: 2265

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No new posts Incorrect classification and fakes     
In this Forum you can provide information and discuss false identifications, inadequate classifications and fakes.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
Huanggang Mine scheelite color (Josele) Jul 21, 2014 17:48 Replies: 11 Views: 941
An error in the Forum (h.abbasi) May 19, 2014 06:05 Replies: 5 Views: 996
Scorodite from Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Durango... Sulfur Isotope results (Peter Megaw) Feb 08, 2014 11:16 Replies: 5 Views: 2122
Goethite -not cacoxenite- inclusions in amethyst from Brazil (Antonio Alcaide) Jan 22, 2014 10:45 Replies: 10 Views: 10183
Why an organic substance should not be called a mineral? (Mike P.) Oct 12, 2013 18:46 Replies: 18 Views: 5395
Perfect replicas of natural crystals? (David) May 20, 2013 19:46 Replies: 4 Views: 2575
Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen (Cascavel1) Nov 25, 2012 11:14 Replies: 24 Views: 10022
Azeztulite - Himalaya gold ???? (Kristen) Sep 12, 2012 08:41 Replies: 7 Views: 5381
The bismuth eggs are they a home grow? (trtlman) Jul 12, 2012 12:52 Replies: 4 Views: 6687
Palladium-rich gold from Icabaru, Venezuela (Cesar M. Salvan) Jul 06, 2012 15:26 Replies: 24 Views: 26464
Amethyst Black Agate Sphere (thehippi) Jun 05, 2012 14:49 Replies: 7 Views: 6442
Blue Barites from Baia Sprie (Felsobanya) Mine, Romania (GneissWare) Apr 11, 2012 22:07 Replies: 14 Views: 9534
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No new posts Off-Topic and Introductions     
In this forum you can discuss topics not covered by any other of our forums and you can also introduce yourself as a new Forum member.   Moderators chris, Xavi Tutusaus, Antonio Alcaide
Presentation of new members - Reference Thread (Jordi Fabre) Jul 30, 2014 11:09 Replies: 188 Views: 36034
Article in Barrons entitled: "Collectibles Lag Equities" (Matt_Zukowski) Jul 27, 2014 18:04 Replies: 3 Views: 322
Be careful when you use Hotels' PCs while travelling (chris) Jul 15, 2014 10:30 Replies: 0 Views: 317
The end of an era! (John S. White) Jun 14, 2014 09:26 Replies: 8 Views: 1336
is that certificate false ......., (deutsh) Jun 09, 2014 21:45 Replies: 11 Views: 1275
Uhaul (Matt_Zukowski) Apr 30, 2014 19:45 Replies: 8 Views: 1160
Are There Mineralogical Collection Regulations in Germany? (James Jones) Apr 20, 2014 06:55 Replies: 6 Views: 1207
Collecting Mining Memorabilia (crosstimber) Mar 26, 2014 14:33 Replies: 7 Views: 1590
Royal Blue Lapis Lazuli (Mike P.) Mar 09, 2014 08:52 Replies: 8 Views: 1645
The oldest rocks (Roger Warin) Mar 08, 2014 17:29 Replies: 8 Views: 1740
Some impressions of Tobi collection (Tobi) Feb 22, 2014 14:45 Replies: 20 Views: 2791
Hello to all and happy to join you! (Cathie Lucas) Feb 19, 2014 11:09 Replies: 9 Views: 1657
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No new posts The Five Thousand Club     
This Forum displays, in one location, all those subjects that, while they are no longer on the main page, have been read more than 5,000 times and are no longer in the areas where we prefer to keep topics grouped: Exceptional finds, News about shows, Mineral Shows, Collection Photos, Women's Private Collections.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
Missing notifications (Tracy) Jul 18, 2014 09:40 Replies: 18 Views: 8714
Collecting quartz on the Little Falls dolostone (vic rzonca) Jun 12, 2014 21:30 Replies: 56 Views: 18644
Goethite pseudomorphs after pyrites - trace elements??? (Gregory Yount) Dec 17, 2013 05:24 Replies: 13 Views: 7766
German Minerals (Tobi) Nov 08, 2013 13:41 Replies: 26 Views: 12656
Iolite/cordierite crystals (Jim) May 29, 2013 14:07 Replies: 11 Views: 13959
Waterclear mineral from Nepal? (Josele) Apr 14, 2013 18:59 Replies: 39 Views: 12525
Is this a twin? (xenolithos) Apr 13, 2013 16:24 Replies: 17 Views: 10485
Calling all Mexico Experts (Turbo) Mar 03, 2013 22:40 Replies: 22 Views: 12995
Rutile (Scott LaBorde) Dec 31, 2012 07:15 Replies: 13 Views: 8177
Mineral ice specimen (Paul S) Dec 21, 2012 15:41 Replies: 19 Views: 9912
I am curious to know what camera you are using... (Pierre Joubert) Dec 10, 2012 06:42 Replies: 21 Views: 10293
Special John S. White photographs (ploum) Dec 01, 2012 03:48 Replies: 8 Views: 8021
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No new posts The Ten Thousand Club     
This Forum displays, in one location, all those subjects that, while they are no longer on the main page, have been read more than 10,000 times and are no longer in the areas where we prefer to keep topics grouped: Exceptional finds, News about shows, Mineral Shows, Collection Photos, Women's Private Collections.   Moderators chris, Antonio Alcaide
New find of minerals from New York (Glenn Rhein) Jul 30, 2014 17:50 Replies: 112 Views: 58638
Endomorph or Pseudomorph? (Gail) Jul 22, 2014 19:30 Replies: 49 Views: 28697
Tessin habit quartz (Scott LaBorde) Jul 16, 2014 10:35 Replies: 30 Views: 15649
Quartz collecting outings in South Africa (Pierre Joubert) May 26, 2014 20:41 Replies: 119 Views: 33082
"Smithsonite - Think Zinc!" Lithographie 13 (Elise) Feb 10, 2014 19:16 Replies: 26 Views: 15619
Freeware: Mineral Database (Joan R.) Jan 22, 2014 06:04 Replies: 58 Views: 53365
For the fluorite lovers: What are your favourite localities? (Tobi) Nov 21, 2013 06:19 Replies: 115 Views: 59347
Shiny metallic rock? (p2k) Nov 07, 2013 11:45 Replies: 11 Views: 21002
I am looking for decayed pyrite and marcasite specimens for research (Trudy Bolin) Oct 25, 2013 15:10 Replies: 24 Views: 18838
Very little mineralogy in mineral collecting today (John S. White) Sep 03, 2013 20:14 Replies: 90 Views: 80371
Spodumene color question (Carrington) Jun 06, 2013 02:01 Replies: 26 Views: 17515
Minerals and fluorescence (Maxilos) May 21, 2013 08:29 Replies: 30 Views: 16357
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No new posts Mineral Exchange Area     
In this forum you will be able to trade minerals and publish their pictures. To know how to do it, please use this link.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
How does "Mineral Exchange Area" work? (Jordi Fabre) Aug 20, 2008 03:17 Replies: 0 Views: 7627
Fossils for minerals (appies) Jun 09, 2014 02:41 Replies: 1 Views: 1435
Polish minerals for exchange (Lucas Etienne) Apr 30, 2014 10:30 Replies: 22 Views: 2574
Hourglass Selenite (Alan) Apr 15, 2014 11:05 Replies: 6 Views: 1258
Rare goshenite on aquamarine from Hohenstein (appies) Mar 02, 2014 14:58 Replies: 2 Views: 918
Silver/Safflorite/Skutterudite/Rammelsberg slabs for exchange (Joseph D'Oliveira) Dec 27, 2013 14:39 Replies: 26 Views: 9831
Rare, Italian species and worlwide too for exchange microminerals (domenico) Oct 11, 2013 04:39 Replies: 5 Views: 3393
Mtoroite for swap... (Chris Foltz) Oct 11, 2013 04:14 Replies: 8 Views: 3856
Pyrite for exchange (Cesar M. Salvan) Sep 13, 2013 12:41 Replies: 1 Views: 1233
Exchange - Mineral specimens old German Handwritten labels from Freiberg Academy (Bobe) Apr 17, 2013 08:55 Replies: 2 Views: 4497
I need stoness for carving purpose (yingminwang) Feb 27, 2013 02:25 Replies: 1 Views: 1756
Silver ore cab to exchange (Chris Foltz) Jan 15, 2013 23:48 Replies: 0 Views: 1793
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Mineralogical Magazines  Topics   Posts   Last Post 
A kind of special space for mineralogical magazines to allow publishers and readers to keep in touch.
What is it about them that makes it a pleasure to receive them, which old ones you miss, the new issues, the new books they publish...
 
No new posts The Mineralogical Record     
The Mineralogical Record, founded in 1970, is an American mineral magazine of international interest, providing beautifully illustrated articles on minerals and mineral localities worldwide. Additional features include articles on mineral shows, mineral museums, mineralogical and mining collectibles (e.g. antique instruments), profiles of prominent collectors and their collections, book reviews, and articles on the history of mineral collecting and the history of mineralogy. Special-theme supplements to the regular issues are also published.      
New Standards of Excellence in the Mineral Kingdom - M.R. March-April 2014 (Jordi Fabre) May 01, 2014 16:11 Replies: 37 Views: 7194
Mineralogical Record News (Jordi Fabre) Apr 09, 2014 04:04 Replies: 1 Views: 1078
The 2013 Graphic Excellence Award for the Mineralogical Record! (Jordi Fabre) May 22, 2013 12:27 Replies: 0 Views: 1548
The Mineralogical Record (Jordi Fabre) Apr 28, 2010 13:58 Replies: 8 Views: 6571
Article in M. Record about the John White single crystal collection (Jordi Fabre) Sep 26, 2009 08:31 Replies: 2 Views: 4111
Opinions about Mineralogical Record's Article (Jordi Fabre) May 18, 2009 11:59 Replies: 15 Views: 21128
Mineralogical Record, an excellent magazine. (Joan R.) Jan 21, 2008 06:47 Replies: 0 Views: 2728

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No new posts Rocks & Minerals     
Rocks & Minerals has published feature articles on mineralogy, geology, and paleontology since 1926. Regular departments explore such topics as minerals for the collector; microminerals; recent books, videos, and DVDs; coming events; museum news; and personalities in the field. Detailed lists of collecting opportunities in specific localities are published periodically, as are special theme issues.      
Rocks & Minerals Magazine - May-June 2014 Issue (Peter Megaw) May 24, 2014 15:39 Replies: 2 Views: 579
Rocks & Minerals Magazine - Jan/Feb 2014 issue (Jordi Fabre) Mar 12, 2014 10:16 Replies: 1 Views: 879
Rocks & Minerals Magazine - Nov/Dec 2013 issue (Rocks & Minerals) Dec 01, 2013 13:52 Replies: 2 Views: 1877
Superb improvement in the printing quality of R&M Magazine (Jordi Fabre) Apr 29, 2013 09:16 Replies: 3 Views: 2517
Rocks & Minerals ONLINE (Jordi Fabre) Aug 20, 2012 12:03 Replies: 4 Views: 4453
Five years of FMF in Rocks & Minerals (Antonio Alcaide) Oct 04, 2011 12:51 Replies: 1 Views: 2769
In Rock and Minerals: "Natural Versus Aesthetic" from Jesse Fisher (Jordi Fabre) Apr 12, 2010 20:05 Replies: 20 Views: 11178

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No new posts MINERALIEN-Welt     
MINERALIEN-Welt is a German mineral magazine with fine articles about the world of minerals. In this forum we hope to get in touch with our readers. We are open to new ideas for improvement and will also keep you updated about new publications from Bode Verlag.   Moderator MINERALIEN-Welt
MINERALIEN-Welt back in Denver 2013 - Booth E26 (MINERALIEN-Welt) Sep 05, 2013 13:41 Replies: 1 Views: 1719
NEW BOOK "Exquisite Agates - Erlesene Achate" by Dietrich Mayer! (MINERALIEN-Welt) Aug 06, 2013 11:00 Replies: 2 Views: 2328

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No new posts Le Règne Minéral     
Le Règne Minéral is the French mineralogical magazine since 1995. It has published many articles about classic French mineralogy and new discoveries. The readers can also discover French mineral collectors and personalities, reports of the world’s greatest mineral shows, book reviews, press reviews and many other articles about international mineralogy. Join us!!   Moderator Julien
News from les Editions du Piat (Julien) Jul 11, 2014 03:09 Replies: 3 Views: 383
Special Edition of Le Règne Minéral (Julien) Jul 10, 2014 10:26 Replies: 0 Views: 230
A book about French mineralogy (Julien) Sep 16, 2013 11:58 Replies: 3 Views: 2056
Le Règne Minéral #113 (Julien) Sep 16, 2013 02:29 Replies: 0 Views: 1309
New publication of les Editions du Piat (Julien) Aug 19, 2013 08:57 Replies: 0 Views: 1311
"Contes à Cristaux" by Claude Julien Ducarre (Julien) Aug 19, 2013 08:35 Replies: 0 Views: 1311
A new book for the end of June: The minerals of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines (Julien) Jun 05, 2013 08:01 Replies: 0 Views: 1751
Le Règne Minéral 102 (Julien) Jun 04, 2012 10:17 Replies: 8 Views: 7399
French zeolites : Le Règne Minéral Special Issue 17 (Julien) Jun 04, 2012 01:57 Replies: 0 Views: 2929
Le Règne Minéral n°101 (Julien) Oct 11, 2011 06:25 Replies: 3 Views: 4166
Le Règne Minéral n°100 (Julien) Sep 13, 2011 11:38 Replies: 10 Views: 6367

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No new posts Mineral Up     
  Moderator Joaquim Callen
2014 Mineral Up calendar (Peter Van Hout) Nov 14, 2013 17:34 Replies: 0 Views: 1236
Gold for Collectors - The Book (Joaquim Callen) Jan 18, 2013 06:13 Replies: 0 Views: 3134

2 2 Nov 14, 2013 17:34
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Museums with Mineral Exhibits Worldwide  Topics   Posts   Last Post 
Use this forum to tell us about museums that have minerals on display or to discuss specimens that people can see if they visit them.
 
No new posts Trips & Museum visits / Worlwide Museums     
  Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Gail, Alan.Hart, Antonio Alcaide
Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands (Peter Megaw) Jun 01, 2014 15:31 Replies: 1 Views: 601
Famous piece stolen from a Romanian Museum (David) Jan 27, 2014 14:16 Replies: 0 Views: 1096
Texas Memorial Museum in Peril (Peter Megaw) Jan 25, 2014 01:28 Replies: 8 Views: 2208
Planning a rockhounding trip to Bancroft, Ontario (Sam314159) Jan 20, 2014 12:57 Replies: 0 Views: 625
Mineral Museums and their Labels (Jordi Fabre) Jan 01, 2014 13:46 Replies: 11 Views: 2374
American Mineral Museums and their Labels... (crocoite) Dec 22, 2013 21:30 Replies: 4 Views: 1672
Ariège area (jonas winslo) Dec 05, 2013 14:22 Replies: 1 Views: 875
Clara Mine Museum (Oberwolfach, Black Forest, Germany) (Tobi) Oct 21, 2013 14:00 Replies: 14 Views: 4327
Grand Opening of the MIM Museum in Beirut, Libanon, October 12th 2013 (Jordi Fabre) Oct 14, 2013 10:29 Replies: 0 Views: 1336
Rock and Mineral clubs or shops in China? (ellencmoe) Oct 11, 2013 14:10 Replies: 4 Views: 2417
Lapidary Dealers in St. Petersburg, Russia (Rick Shaffer) Aug 22, 2013 09:46 Replies: 1 Views: 1409
GeoMuseum - Clausthal University of Technology (Germany) (Tobi) Aug 08, 2013 09:30 Replies: 17 Views: 4276
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No new posts The Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History     
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "The Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History"   Moderator chris

4 185 Aug 02, 2012 06:27
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No new posts The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum     
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2 275 May 06, 2014 14:26
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No new posts Harvard Museum of Natural History     
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2 58 May 25, 2014 05:00
Tobi View latest post
No new posts University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum     
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1 10 Feb 21, 2011 19:53
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No new posts Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum     
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2 18 Sep 28, 2012 01:15
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No new posts Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, Texas     
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3 44 Apr 17, 2014 19:36
Tobi View latest post
No new posts Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County     
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Trip to Burma organized by the Gem & Mineral Curatorial Staff of the NHMLA! (Jordi Fabre) Jul 20, 2014 12:51 Replies: 3 Views: 496
Nice link from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Jordi Fabre) Aug 02, 2010 20:26 Replies: 3 Views: 3337

2 8 Jul 20, 2014 12:51
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No new posts Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals     
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1 30 Mar 03, 2012 08:57
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No new posts University of Delaware Museum of Minerals     
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3 18 Dec 03, 2012 17:33
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No new posts Lyman Museum in Hilo, Hawaii     
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "Lyman Museum in Hilo, Hawaii"   Moderator chris

1 12 Jan 10, 2011 18:45
Doug View latest post
No new posts Other Museums in USA     
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "Other Museums in USA"   Moderator chris

4 71 Jun 17, 2013 02:00
Tobi View latest post
No new posts The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Ontario, Canada     
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2 30 Jul 03, 2012 20:03
Tracy View latest post
No new posts Natural History Museum London     
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3 209 Nov 26, 2011 16:55
Gail View latest post
No new posts Scottish Museums     
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "Scottish Museums"   Moderator chris

3 13 Jun 09, 2013 19:31
Colleen Thomson View latest post
No new posts Mineralogical Museum of Marburg     
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8 201 Feb 17, 2014 13:04
Tobi View latest post
No new posts Museum Fur Naturkunde Berlin     
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1 2 Mar 12, 2010 09:53
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No new posts Paris Museums     
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2 5 Aug 31, 2013 10:30
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No new posts The Natural History Museum of Milan, Italy     
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1 22 Apr 14, 2013 17:55
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No new posts MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)     
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1 21 Jul 06, 2014 17:32
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No new posts The Folch Collection     
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4 57 Dec 06, 2011 05:08
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Messages related to the Forum  Topics   Posts   Last Post 
Discussions about general aspects of the Forum, such as how to do things and how to get the most from being a member
 
No new posts Comments & Suggestions     
You can use this to add your comments and suggestions on, as well as propose improvements to the Forum.   Moderators chris, Antonio Alcaide
New improvement to the forum: the option of downloading a Word version! (Joan Fabre) Mar 27, 2014 17:08 Replies: 9 Views: 1419
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FMF - 5 years of growing a mineralogy community (Jordi Fabre) Aug 10, 2011 11:01 Replies: 3 Views: 5364
Merging two different sections in order to organize better FMF (Jordi Fabre) Apr 01, 2014 06:03 Replies: 0 Views: 615
Introducing a new site administrator (crosstimber) Mar 21, 2014 01:32 Replies: 13 Views: 3365
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A major new improvement in FMF!! (Jordi Fabre) Jan 15, 2014 07:17 Replies: 13 Views: 3051
15,000,000 (vic rzonca) Sep 05, 2013 12:46 Replies: 6 Views: 2125
New improvement: Search for images!! (Jordi Fabre) Jul 21, 2013 11:22 Replies: 4 Views: 1933
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The users should read the welcome message (lockheed) May 29, 2013 08:10 Replies: 1 Views: 1893
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No new posts Forum questions     
Here you'll be able to ask any question related to our forum and how it works.   Moderators Joan Fabre, Carles Millan, chris, Antonio Alcaide
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Very little mineralogy in mineral collecting today
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One thing that troubles me greatly about the mineral hobby today is that very few collectors appear to have much, if any, intellectual curiosity about minerals. The focus for most collectors appears to be only beauty and perfection, rather than rari...

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John S. White
Tucson, questionable prices?
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Jordi

Sadly I could not make Tucson this year. I have read your reports (thank you very much) and also some of the other ones on the web and it seems to me that the Tucson world is made up of two very different groups:
- those selling and buying very expensive material at questionable prices ...


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James
Links within the message forum
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The FMF Forum has an anti-spam system that means that you cannot add links to messages. To give you an idea, each day we get about 20 attempts to post ‘rubbish publicity’ on themes that have nothing to do with minerals. So this system keeps the forum...

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Joan Fabre
How does "Collection Photos" work?
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We have created a section on the forum: "Collection photos and Collector's page" whose aim is to allow all collectors who wish to publish pictures of specimens in their collection. The idea is for each collector/collection to have a single ...

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