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  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 10:38   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
Hi Valere,

Thank you so much to let us know about this fine Show.

Please publish your posts together instead individual...
Thanks for the advice Jordi! I am a prehistoric man in front of my com ...
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 10:12   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
the entrance of Palais des Congrès
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 10:11   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
Kunzite
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 10:09   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
Quartz with inclusions, including a pyrite Crystal, small cabinet, Brazil
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 10:06   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
A large rhodo vug, about 18 cm high, crystals about 1 cm, with a quartz crust on them
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 10:04   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
Rhodocrosite from South Africa
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 10:02   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
A choice of Congolese minerals, dating from the great days (80's, 90's very early 00's)
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 09:59   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
In Belgium, a beer is never far away...
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 09:58   Subject: Shinko minerals
For Historical reasons, these hot minerals are more common here than at any other shows
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 09:54   Subject: Roger Warin,
Our president, writer, scientist, collector.
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 09:51   Subject: Re: The Liège Mineral show (intermineral 2016), palais des congrès
Art Deco Architecture
  Topic: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
valere

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PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2016 09:48   Subject: The Liège Mineral Show (Intermineral 2016), Palais des Congrès
There are many shows in Belgium, the new rising ones; Bernissart, Arlon..., The ones that have lost some of the best exhibitors, with too much schmuck, like in Brussels, third and the classics: Antwer ...
  Topic: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
valere

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jun 04, 2015 08:03   Subject: Re: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
One example of the usual quality, no luster, no deep blue color on this 2015 specimen
(this one has yet to be analysed to be sure it is shattuckite)
As you can see, the initial cuprites have many ha ...
  Topic: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
valere

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jun 04, 2015 07:57   Subject: Re: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
One large cuprite, about 2.5 cm crystal, with a further replacement to malachite, it did lose a lot of the sharpness during the replacement.
  Topic: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
valere

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jun 04, 2015 07:55   Subject: Re: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
2 specimens probably of the same find than the first specimen illustrated, one small miniature and one thumbnail.
  Topic: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
valere

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jun 04, 2015 07:52   Subject: Re: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
Here is a pic of a very old specimen, with a complete 2 cm pseudomorph after cuprite
  Topic: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
valere

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jun 04, 2015 05:36   Subject: Re: Is this really shattuckite after cuprite?
Yes, all arguments go for a pseudomorph after cuprite.

Tantara is a pseudomorph dream place!

Cuprite is widespread in the Tantara deposit (massive, sometimes with native copper), although I have ...
  Topic: Collection of H. Ungemach (1882 - 1936)
valere

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 24, 2013 03:53   Subject: Re: Collection of H. Ungemach (1882 - 1936)
Un grand merci Roger pour ces découvertes! J'ignorais que de tel trésors existaient encore, cachés dans les institutions belges francophones!
De plus, publier, c'est protéger! Je suis confus de ne p ...
  Topic: What defines a mineral's 'quality?' - (13)
valere

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PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Aug 30, 2013 10:25   Subject: Re: What defines a mineral's 'quality?' - (13)
I like a lot this link! Many interesting data from many style of collectors!

The comparaison with humans is a very neat way to explain the various ways to collect!

Charm and "academic" ...
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
valere

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jul 07, 2013 11:11   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
One little souvenir: Dioptase with cerussite, Mindouli, Brazzaville, Congo
 
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