We use cookies to show content based on your preferences. If you continue to browse you accept their use and installation. More information. >

FMF - Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board
The place to share your mineralogical experiences

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

Spanish message board






Newest topics and users posts
25 Mar-20:21:33 Re: australian micromineral newsletter... (Crocoite)
25 Mar-19:01:04 Tucson 2017 - some more tucson photos (John S. White)
25 Mar-18:59:22 The mizunaka collection - adamite (Am Mizunaka)
25 Mar-14:58:48 Re: just some collection statistics (Carles Millan)
25 Mar-13:29:06 Re: collection of ricardo (Ricardo Melendez)
25 Mar-12:09:23 Re: just some collection statistics (Texasdigger)
25 Mar-09:42:36 Re: just some collection statistics (Tobi)
25 Mar-08:43:54 Re: a mineralogical trip through the states of usa - arizona (Rweaver)
25 Mar-03:08:43 The mizunaka collection - quartz (Am Mizunaka)
25 Mar-02:26:15 Re: a mineralogical trip through the states of usa - arizona (Tobi)
24 Mar-20:05:30 Re: a mineralogical trip through the states of usa - arizona (Rweaver)
24 Mar-13:31:41 Re: a mineralogical trip through the states of usa - arizona (Rweaver)
24 Mar-13:02:55 Re: a mineralogical trip through the states of usa - nevada (Rweaver)
24 Mar-13:00:15 Re: just some collection statistics (Tobi)
24 Mar-12:57:12 Re: just some collection statistics (James)
24 Mar-12:47:50 Re: collection of fiebre verde (Fiebre Verde)
24 Mar-12:43:22 Re: collection of ricardo (Ricardo Melendez)
24 Mar-12:35:51 Re: collection of fiebre verde (Philippe Durand)
24 Mar-12:31:11 Re: modificación requested for capestang locality (Philippe Durand)
24 Mar-12:19:38 Re: a mineralogical trip through the states of usa - nevada (Crosstimber)
24 Mar-11:51:38 Re: a mineralogical trip through the states of usa - nevada (Rweaver)
24 Mar-10:28:07 Re: collection of michael shaw (Crosstimber)
24 Mar-10:12:51 Re: what is this mineral (Crosstimber)
24 Mar-10:06:16 Re: just some collection statistics (Crosstimber)
24 Mar-09:52:05 Re: what is this mineral (Marouenca)

For lists of newest topics and postings click here


RSS RSS

View unanswered posts

Why and how to register

Index Index
 FAQFAQ RegisterRegister  Log inLog in
 {Forgotten your password?}Forgotten your password?  

Like
24852


The time now is Mar 25, 2017 22:27

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
Fake silver crystals Morocco
  
  Index -> Incorrect classification and fakes
Like
4


View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

Christophe Gobin




Joined: 07 Dec 2014
Posts: 2
Location: dubai

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 24, 2015 03:22    Post subject: Fake silver crystals Morocco  

Hi,
I just want to warn the community that there are some fresh "home-made" silver in Morocco.
I have been offered one lot by email yesterday and I asked one of my friend supplier in Morocco to check it for me as I couldn't travel right now.
I trust this man 100% checking for me.

He told me they are fake... Real original matrix on one side, real BUT black silver crystals on the other side.
They melt some silver, they cover the black crystals with it and then they glue them on the matrix.

The final result is quite nice...
Cheers,

Christophe



fake silver (3).jpg
 Description:
 Viewed:  3583 Time(s)

fake silver (3).jpg



fake silver (2).jpg
 Description:
 Viewed:  3568 Time(s)

fake silver (2).jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
2
   

Jordi Fabre
Overall coordinator of the Forum



Joined: 07 Aug 2006
Posts: 3807
Location: Barcelona


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 24, 2015 03:59    Post subject: Re: Fake silver crystals Morocco  

Very useful Christophe, thanks!

To differentiate these from the other Moroccan faked silvers (wire silvers), I add the link to that other topic: Wire "silvers" from Imiter (Morocco)
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
2
   
Display posts from previous:   
   Index -> Incorrect classification and fakes   All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 1 of 1
    

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


All pictures, text, design © Forum FMF 2006-2017


Powered by FMF