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PostPosted: Oct 10, 2013 10:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Hi Philip,

thank you! I agree that my photos improved a lot ... maybe not because they're so good but more because the older ones were so bad ;-)

However, i'm glad that this community likes my specimens and my photos!

Cheers!
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PostPosted: Oct 20, 2013 08:17    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Calcite from China:


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Tonglüshan Cu-Au-Fe deposit, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China
Specimen size 8 cm, largest calcite 4 cm
 Viewed:  16224 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 20, 2013 08:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Me too, Toby,
Cheers,
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PostPosted: Oct 20, 2013 08:41    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Elbaite from Pakistan:


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Elbaite, albite
Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Crystal height 4,5 cm
 Viewed:  16193 Time(s)

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Elbaite, albite
Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Crystal height 4,5 cm
 Viewed:  16217 Time(s)

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Elbaite, albite
Stak Nala, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Crystal height 4,5 cm
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PostPosted: Oct 20, 2013 17:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Hi Tobi,
love the calcite from Daye Co, isolated crystals and the contrast to the matrix, nice.
Great photo too,
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PostPosted: Oct 21, 2013 08:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thanks, Greg!

Here are two new additions to my smoky quartz collection:



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Macaco mine, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Large crystal 6 cm, smaller one 4,5 cm
 Viewed:  16055 Time(s)

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FurkaQUA.JPG
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Smoky quartz, hematite ("iron rose")
Furka pass area, Urseren, Uri, Switzerland
Crystal height 7 cm
 Viewed:  16062 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 22, 2013 09:41    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Another tourmaline from Pakistan (old specimen - better photo):


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Schorl, albite
Shengus (Shingus), Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Specimen height 5 cm
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PostPosted: Nov 10, 2013 09:18    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

A little collage showing my three best tourmaline specimens (specimen sizes between 4 and 5,5 cm):


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PostPosted: Nov 27, 2013 05:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

New specimen - a small almandine from Madagascar:


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Vorondolo massif, Fandriana District, Amoron'i Mania Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
Specimen size 3 cm, crystal size 1,5 cm
 Viewed:  15459 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 27, 2013 09:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Old specimens - better photos:


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Baryte occurrences, Châtelguyon, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France
Specimen size 7 cm
 Viewed:  15434 Time(s)

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Calcite
La Florida mining area, Sierra de Arnero, Cantabria, Spain
Specimen size 5 cm
 Viewed:  15422 Time(s)

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Fluorite on sphalerite
Elmwood mine, Carthage, Smith Co., Tennessee, USA
Specimen size 10 cm
 Viewed:  15425 Time(s)

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Spessartine
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Fujian Province, China
Specimen size 3 cm
 Viewed:  15434 Time(s)

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Quartz (variety amethyst)
Goboboseb Mountains, Brandberg Area, Erongo Region, Namibia
Specimen size 7 cm
 Viewed:  15403 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 08, 2013 05:00    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

An old gem classic from Germany:


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Schneckenstein cliff, Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Specimen size 4,5 cm, topaz crystal 1 cm
 Viewed:  15241 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 08, 2013 05:30    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Amethyst from Namibia:


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Orange River, Warmbad, Karasburg District, Karas Region, Namibia
Main crystal 5,5 cm
 Viewed:  15269 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 08, 2013 05:42    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Fluorite from South Africa:


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Riemvasmaak fluorite occurrences, Kakamas District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Specimen size 7 cm, largest crystal 2,5 cm
 Viewed:  15239 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 08, 2013 06:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Quarz from Morocco:


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Quartz (double-terminated), azurite, malachite
Mecissi (Mcissi), Er Rachidia Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Specimen height 7,5 cm, quartz crystal 6,5 cm
 Viewed:  15217 Time(s)

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

Hi Tobi,

I like your quartz from Morocco. Is the red material hematite?

Regards,

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PostPosted: Dec 08, 2013 12:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Don Lum wrote:
I like your quartz from Morocco. Is the red material hematite?

Hi Don. Yes, the red material on the Mecissi specimens is hematite coat.

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PostPosted: Dec 14, 2013 09:59    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Rare rhombohedral rhodochrosite from Uchu... Ucchu ... Uchachu... from the famous mine in Peru ;-)


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Rhodochrosite
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Specimen height 5 cm, crystal 8 mm
 Viewed:  14939 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2014 06:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

First specimen in 2014:

Double-terminated crystals of golden yellow quartz ("Eisenkiesel") with white calcite. From Alme near Brilon in Sauerland, Germany. What you can't see in the picture: The whole specimen is the top of a once large calcite scalenohedron that was covered with the iron-stained yellow quartz.



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Quartz ("Eisenkiesel"), Calcite
From Alme near Brilon in Sauerland, Germany.
Specimen size 9 cm
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PostPosted: Jan 04, 2014 07:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Another German specimen - a wonderful isolated chalcopyrite on matrix from Grube Georg in Westerwald, a famous sulfide mine.


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Chalcopyrite
Georg Mine, Willroth, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Specimen size 7 cm, crystal 14 mm
 Viewed:  14406 Time(s)

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Chalcopyrite
Georg Mine, Willroth, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
FOV 35 mm, crystal 14 mm
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PostPosted: Jan 05, 2014 08:42    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Old specimen, better photo - Chinese fluorite:


Huangshaping.JPG
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Huangshaping Mine, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Specimen size 12 cm
 Viewed:  14342 Time(s)

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