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  Topic: Quarter million fake Tourmaline cluster.
Jean Sendero

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PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: May 21, 2017 17:18   Subject: Re: Quarter million fake Tourmaline cluster.
Run, run faster...no big deal to be blocked from their site.
  Topic: Quarter million fake Tourmaline cluster.
Jean Sendero

Replies: 19
Views: 3025

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: May 21, 2017 16:17   Subject: Re: Quarter million fake Tourmaline cluster.
With the end of the description....

This magnificent piece will be fully insured by third party carrier for the purchase price.

SOLD AS IS. NO RETURNS ACCEPTED - NO WARRANTIES OFFERED OR ASSUME ...
  Topic: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
Jean Sendero

Replies: 9
Views: 2179

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: May 01, 2017 09:45   Subject: Re: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
Agree. Let's leave it until the analysis comes back.

Cheers
  Topic: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
Jean Sendero

Replies: 9
Views: 2179

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: May 01, 2017 07:04   Subject: Re: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
I agree with Peter, I didn't want to mention it but some is partially included in the calcite. And considering the deposit type, a side with Peter as well, difficult for it to be tremolite.

Joe, I ...
  Topic: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
Jean Sendero

Replies: 9
Views: 2179

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Apr 30, 2017 14:56   Subject: Re: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
Thank you for offering Lluis.

I do not believe it is gypsum. It is not from Milpillas.

Cheers
  Topic: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
Jean Sendero

Replies: 9
Views: 2179

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Apr 30, 2017 14:04   Subject: Palmarejo Chihuahua: White material on Calcite
On February 28, 2017 on the Tucson 2017 posts ( http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=55892#55892 ) Jordi mentioned the new calcite from Palmarejo, Municipio de Chinipas, Chihuahu ...
  Topic: Public mining in Oaxaca, Mexico
Jean Sendero

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Views: 3808

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 17, 2017 04:30   Subject: Re: Public mining in Oaxaca, Mexico
Agree with Peter, not a prolific state. But the years that I worked in the state, I came across several occurrences of interesting, well crystallized, species. As mentioned by Jordi and Peter, over th ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2017
Jean Sendero

Replies: 114
Views: 55141

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 10, 2017 15:25   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2017
Yesterday was a day at the Main Show. It's a class reunion of calcite-fluorite and galena representing very well this year theme, Minerals of the Midwest. A lot to see and post later.

For now, two ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2017
Jean Sendero

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Views: 55141

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 07, 2017 14:20   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2017
An unexpected stop at the Jewel Tunnel La Fuente new satellite and discovered that Michael Hollonbeck of Blue Sky Minerals had a small tent for himself selling his global specimens but with a very str ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2017
Jean Sendero

Replies: 114
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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 06, 2017 23:23   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2017
A super cool fluorite poking out from what looks like a mottramite matrix. The mottramite seems to have covered the fluorite and removed to the base of the fluorite. Cabinet size. Seen at Open Adit at ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2017
Jean Sendero

Replies: 114
Views: 55141

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 05, 2017 20:02   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2017
This is what grabbed my attention at the Westward Look. A lot more was there to be seen and purchased. These are my favorite.
  Topic: Tucson Show 2017
Jean Sendero

Replies: 114
Views: 55141

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 05, 2017 19:13   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2017
Time to add a few notes on the shows to date from my perspective and the presence of Mexican Minerals.

I landed in Tucson on Saturday January 28 and after picking my rental car up I directed myself ...
  Topic: Please help, what is this? From Mexico desert.
Jean Sendero

Replies: 5
Views: 1438

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Feb 05, 2017 17:49   Subject: Re: Please help, what is this? From Mexico desert.
Surely not a meteorite. Looks like an intrusive rock with epidote.
  Topic: Favourite Tourmalines?
Jean Sendero

Replies: 19
Views: 6127

PostForum: Favorite Minerals   Posted: Jan 14, 2017 14:59   Subject: Re: Favourite Tourmalines?
My favorite from Mexico. We do not see a lot of these older elbaite from Baja California. This one was acquired from Dave Bunk in September 2014 with other labels from collector Gene Laberge #519, Nov ...
  Topic: Finding a little Mexican treasure
Jean Sendero

Replies: 0
Views: 2460

PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Nov 05, 2016 16:03   Subject: Finding a little Mexican treasure
Recently, on eBay, I came across a specimen of KAOLINITE replacing ??? crystals from the Potosi Mine in Mexico. I immediately purchased it and send the pic to Peter Megaw for him to confirm my suspici ...
  Topic: East Coast Show
Jean Sendero

Replies: 18
Views: 8443

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Aug 15, 2016 16:45   Subject: Re: East Coast Show
Technical, digital issues. Jordi advised me to stop up-loading until the issue can be fixed.
cheers
Jean
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Previous images already fixed
  Topic: East Coast Show
Jean Sendero

Replies: 18
Views: 8443

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Aug 15, 2016 15:26   Subject: Re: East Coast Show
Now, time for my favorites. As I wrote above, likely 200 or more but I will limit myself to approximately 10.
  Topic: East Coast Show
Jean Sendero

Replies: 18
Views: 8443

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Aug 15, 2016 09:50   Subject: Re: East Coast Show
The show is over but the Peter Megaw – Minerales Mexicanos exhibit remains fresh in my memory with an abundance of pics to help me with my memory. Before up-loading the 50 cases of Peter’s collection, ...
  Topic: East Coast Show
Jean Sendero

Replies: 18
Views: 8443

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Aug 15, 2016 08:03   Subject: Re: East Coast Show
The show is over. I was on location for the set up Thursday and shopping Friday. Of course, Mexican minerals were what I had my eyes out for. A lot of classics, which will be posted below.

Unfort ...
  Topic: East Coast Show
Jean Sendero

Replies: 18
Views: 8443

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Aug 13, 2016 06:13   Subject: Re: East Coast Show
Opening Day was yesterday. More to come from me on the Mexican minerals seen at the show......Superb collection of Dr Peter Megaw (an understatement), a few classics with dealers (Miners lunch Box, Kr ...
 
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