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PostPosted: May 06, 2013 04:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Hi Tobi,
Wowww, amazing.
Bravo.
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PostPosted: May 06, 2013 15:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

I'm really honoured by such a large amount of views in my thread. It's only a humble collection of ordinary minerals, presented with only little photography skills - the more i wonder that so many of you seem to like my thread. Really great to be among the collectors who have so much views here in this wonderful forum!

Thank you all so much :-)

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PostPosted: May 10, 2013 08:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Congratulations Tobi!

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PostPosted: May 10, 2013 08:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thank you, Tracy!

What could be a better way to say thank you to this community than creating and publishing some more collages?! Some of you may remember the mineral collages with specimens from my collection that i posted some pages before in this thread - here are some more to thank you for more than a 100,000 views!!!

First one: Pyromorphites fom Germany :-)

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PostPosted: May 10, 2013 10:14    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Minerals from CHINA:


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PostPosted: May 10, 2013 15:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

... and another one, Garnet Group:


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PostPosted: May 10, 2013 15:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Very nice, spectacular!
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PostPosted: May 10, 2013 17:33    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi,

These are really well done!!

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PostPosted: May 11, 2013 01:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thank you, guys!

Next one, the beautiful mineral WULFENITE:



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PostPosted: May 11, 2013 03:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

GALENA! This one was there before but is "updated" now (the galena specimen from Eschweiler wasn't in my collection when i first published that collage):


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PostPosted: May 11, 2013 05:53    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

This one is dedicated to my favourite mineral and its numerous localites here in Germany:


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PostPosted: May 11, 2013 09:33    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

These are very well done. How about adding an unobtrusive scale?
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PostPosted: May 12, 2013 06:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Hi, Tobi. You have not only a 'collection', but a wonderful 'museum' ! Congratulations!
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PostPosted: May 12, 2013 07:12    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Ru, sorry that there is no scale. But i consider this collages as an artwork i don't want to add too much text that could distract the view from the minerals.

And Pablo, thank you! But my collection is not a museum, quantity AND quality are not enough for that comparison ;-) Nevertheless i love to present it that way. The next one is about minerals from MOROCCO:



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PostPosted: May 12, 2013 08:35    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

And the last one for this weekend - Minerals from the UNITED STATES:


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PostPosted: Jun 14, 2013 11:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Once more a German fluorite classic from an old Black Forest locality. The Hesselbach Mine which produced large green and blue clusters of fluorite was closed during the 1950s, and thus specimens from that mine are hard to get, even on the German market. This specimen has a vibrant green colour that changes depending on the source of light.


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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2013 04:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Galena from the U.S.:


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Picher Field, Tri-State District, Oklahoma, USA
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2013 04:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi wrote:
Galena on dolomite
Picher Field, Tri-State District, Oklahoma, USA
Specimen size 10 cm

Very nice Picher Galena. Great aesthetics. I really like it! I believe you'll be able to improve the previous owner's photo.

Congratulations!
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2013 13:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Carles,

i don't know if i can take better photos, but i'll try and if the result is ok i will post them. But first a new picture of an old specimen after some trimming - hemimorphite from China:



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PostPosted: Jun 17, 2013 02:12    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

A slightly better picture of the Black Forest fluorite (really hard to capture, this specimens looks a lot more impressive in person):


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Hesselbach Mine, Ödsbach, Oberkirch, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (closed in 1959!!!)
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