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PostPosted: Aug 19, 2012 12:56    Post subject: Rocks & Minerals ONLINE  

In the last issue of the always excellent magazine Rocks & Minerals they offer a new feature that I consider very wise and extremely useful. For all subscribers they offer an access online to all content back 1997 as long as they have an active subscription and they can maintain perpetual access to their paid years.

Enthusiastic with this novelty I already sign up and I acceded to the magazine contents like the note from Marie Huizing informing of this new feature as well as two columns related with FMF that I love to copy here (partially, just the first page and low sized) in order to share with the FMFers that synergy of the different agents on line of the mineralogy, like Rocks & Minerals and FMF (for example... ;-)

Congratulations "Turbo"!, congratulations Carl & Tony!



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In the May/June 2012 Volume 87 Issue 3, Susan Robinson wrote an article about our FMFer "Turbo" (Mineral Illustration -> http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?t=1865 )
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And in the same issue in the "Museum Notes" section they used a photo of Carl Francis and Tony Kampf of the indefatigable Gail Spann, photo that was the "Ikon" of the party of Tucson 2012 "Spann-FMF" also mentioned in that Museum's Note.
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PostPosted: Aug 19, 2012 15:10    Post subject: Rocks & Minerals ONLINE - 2  

And to complete the previous post I would like to add a plus to the excellent article of Paul W. Pohwat: "Connoisseur's Choice: Siderite", pages 246-257, published in the May/June 2012, Volume 87, Issue 3.

This article mention highly the Siderites of Panasqueira Mines, but for some reason there are no pictures of these Siderites in the article. Well then, I publish two ;-)



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Siderite with Fluorapatite and Quartz
Level 3, Panasqueira Mines, Beira Baixa, Portugal
Specimen size: 11.5 × 9.5 × 5.5 cm.
Mined in 1999
The Fluorapatite has intense fluorescence with long & short UV
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Siderite with Arsenopyrite, Sphalerite, Quartz and Pyrite
Level 3, Panasqueira Mines, Beira Baixa, Portugal
Specimen size: 7.2 × 5 × 4.5 cm.
Mined in 2004
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PostPosted: Aug 19, 2012 15:35    Post subject: Re: Rocks & Minerals ONLINE  

Another Siderite from Portugal


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PostPosted: Aug 20, 2012 09:42    Post subject: Re: Rocks & Minerals ONLINE  

And as the title of the article above is about Siete Suyos siderite, here is one picture.

Christophe



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Siderite, pyrite, stannite (analyzed)
Siete Suyos, Atocha-Quechisla, Boliva
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PostPosted: Aug 20, 2012 12:03    Post subject: Re: Rocks & Minerals ONLINE  

What a gorgeous specimen. Tres bien!

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