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 Jun-02:44:40 Re: struggling to identify the green mineral (Peter Lemkin)
25 Jun-02:16:50 Re: struggling to identify the green mineral (Lluis)
25 Jun-01:35:54 Re: new generation for picture - ploum (Tobi)
25 Jun-00:04:12 The mizunaka collection - quartz with calcite (Am Mizunaka)
24 Jun-23:45:23 Re: new generation for picture - ploum (Ploum)
24 Jun-21:27:58 Re: struggling to identify the green mineral (Dale Hallmark)
24 Jun-21:21:18 Re: struggling to identify the green mineral (Dale Hallmark)
24 Jun-20:16:19 Re: struggling to identify the green mineral (Bob Harman)
24 Jun-17:00:56 Re: the bogota´s french connection (Franjungle)
24 Jun-16:16:37 Re: franjungle collection (Franjungle)
24 Jun-14:25:50 Re: collection of fiebre verde - chivor (#657) (Fiebre Verde)
24 Jun-14:11:52 Re: struggling to identify the green mineral (Bob Carnein)
24 Jun-12:12:12 Struggling to identify the green mineral (Joanna89)
24 Jun-10:55:20 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
24 Jun-09:18:44 Re: collection of michael shaw (Crosstimber)
24 Jun-05:08:31 Re: carlos pareja photo collection (Carlos Pareja)
23 Jun-23:25:33 Sainte marie-aux-mines show 2017 - a wonderful visit (2) (Jordi Fabre)
23 Jun-17:55:29 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
23 Jun-16:47:52 The mizunaka collection - quartz (Am Mizunaka)
23 Jun-15:05:15 Re: collection of michael shaw (Crosstimber)
23 Jun-06:34:14 Re: carlos pareja photo collection (Markbeckett)
23 Jun-05:27:07 Re: carlos pareja photo collection (Carlos Pareja)
22 Jun-23:37:13 Sainte marie-aux-mines show 2017 - a wonderful visit (Jordi Fabre)
22 Jun-17:07:26 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
22 Jun-16:26:36 Re: sainte marie-aux-mines show 2017 (Gail)

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
29337


The time now is Jun 25, 2017 03:53

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
Debbie's Collection
  Goto page 1, 2  Next
  Index -> Women's Private Collections
Like


View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: May 17, 2009 22:38    Post subject: Debbie's Collection  

I thought I'd share some of my specimens too ... ...


P1013629.jpg
 Description:
Ephesite (Mica)
Postmasburg Manganese Fields, Northern Cape, S. Africa.
6.8 x 3.8 x 6cm
Crystals to 1cm
 Viewed:  30841 Time(s)

P1013629.jpg



P1013630.jpg
 Description:
Ephesite (Mica)
Postmasburg Manganese Fields, Northern Cape, S. Africa.
Crystals to 1cm
 Viewed:  30838 Time(s)

P1013630.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

joelle1059




Joined: 17 May 2009
Posts: 46

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: May 17, 2009 22:41    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Splendid!!
_________________
Joelle
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: May 17, 2009 22:56    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Thank You !


Pa270008.jpg
 Description:
Emeralds in Biotite Schist.
Cobra Pit, Gravelotte Emerald Mine, Limpopo Province, S. Africa
2.7 x 2.3 x 2.5cm
Crystals to 1.6cm
 Viewed:  30831 Time(s)

Pa270008.jpg



Pa270019.jpg
 Description:
Emeralds in Biotite Schist.
Cobra Pit, Gravelotte Emerald Mine, Limpopo Province, S. Africa
2.7 x 2.3 x 2.5cm
Crystals to 1.6cm
 Viewed:  30846 Time(s)

Pa270019.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: May 17, 2009 23:07    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Just another Schorl but this is from the Spitzkoppe


p1015180.jpg
 Description:
Schorl on clear Quartz to 1.5 cm. on Feldspar.
Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia.
5.5 x 5 x 4cm
Crystals of Schorl to 1.1cm
 Viewed:  30841 Time(s)

p1015180.jpg



p1015174.jpg
 Description:
Schorl on clear Quartz to 1.5 cm. on Feldspar.
Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia.
5.5 x 5 x 4cm
Crystals of Schorl to 1.1cm
 Viewed:  30830 Time(s)

p1015174.jpg



P1015185.jpg
 Description:
Schorl on clear Quartz to 1.5 cm. on Feldspar.
Klein Spitzkoppe, Erongo Region, Namibia.
Crystals of Schorl to 1.1cm
 Viewed:  30827 Time(s)

P1015185.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Gail




Joined: 21 Feb 2008
Posts: 5273
Location: Texas, Lone Star State.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: May 17, 2009 23:09    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Debbie, what a joy to have you join our women's collections! You are off to a great start I see, keep them coming. Everyone enjoys seeing minerals that other people collect.

( I know Debbie from Mindat, she is an amazing woman! )

_________________
Minerals you say? Why yes, I'll take a dozen or so...
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 18:07    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

This specimen reminds me of the wizard 'Merlin' in his cloak !!


Pyrophyllite Klein Spitzkoppe Namibia.jpg
 Description:
Pyrophyllite
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
White, pearly, translucent mass.
 Viewed:  30057 Time(s)

Pyrophyllite Klein Spitzkoppe Namibia.jpg



Pyrophyllite Klein Spitzkoppe Namibia - 2.jpg
 Description:
Pyrophyllite
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
White, pearly, translucent mass.
 Viewed:  30045 Time(s)

Pyrophyllite Klein Spitzkoppe Namibia - 2.jpg



Pyrophyllite Klein Spitzkoppe Namibia - 3.jpg
 Description:
Pyrophyllite
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
White, pearly, translucent mass.
 Viewed:  30041 Time(s)

Pyrophyllite Klein Spitzkoppe Namibia - 3.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 18:23    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Topaz with an unknown metallic inclusion at the base of a crystal.


wsafc7.jpg
 Description:
Topaz
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
2cm x 2cm x 2.5cm
 Viewed:  29992 Time(s)

wsafc7.jpg



wsafc7a.jpg
 Description:
Topaz
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
2cm x 2cm x 2.5cm
 Viewed:  29988 Time(s)

wsafc7a.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 18:31    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Numerous double terminated Schorl crystals to 1.6cm with Quartz.


P1014670.jpg
 Description:
Schorl & Quartz.
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia
4.2cm x 4cm x 2.5cm
 Viewed:  30056 Time(s)

P1014670.jpg



p1014673.jpg
 Description:
Schorl & Quartz.
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia
4.2cm x 4cm x 2.5cm
 Viewed:  30029 Time(s)

p1014673.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 18:50    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Amazonite & Topaz


P1012388.jpg
 Description:
Amazonite & Topaz
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
Topaz measures 4cm x 2.7cm x 2cm - Amazonite is 2.7cm x 2cm x 1.7cm
 Viewed:  30039 Time(s)

P1012388.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 18:56    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Quartz Smoky, Schorl needle inclusions & attached Topaz 1.3cm.


P1014664.jpg
 Description:
Quartz Smoky, Schorl needle inclusions & attached Topaz
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
4.2cm x 2.3cm
 Viewed:  29985 Time(s)

P1014664.jpg



P1014669.jpg
 Description:
Quartz Smoky, Schorl needle inclusions & attached Topaz
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
4.2cm x 2.3cm
 Viewed:  29983 Time(s)

P1014669.jpg



P1014684.jpg
 Description:
Quartz Smoky, Schorl needle inclusions & attached Topaz
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
4.2cm x 2.3cm
 Viewed:  29981 Time(s)

P1014684.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 19:01    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Amazonite crystals to 3.8cm height.


P6142251 (3).jpg
 Description:
Amazonite
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
5.5cm x 3.8cm x 5.1cm
 Viewed:  30037 Time(s)

P6142251 (3).jpg



P6142248 (3).jpg
 Description:
Amazonite
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
5.5cm x 3.8cm x 5.1cm
 Viewed:  29996 Time(s)

P6142248 (3).jpg



P6142318.jpg
 Description:
Amazonite
Klein Spitzkoppe, Namibia.
5.5cm x 3.8cm x 5.1cm
 Viewed:  30009 Time(s)

P6142318.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 19:30    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Cassiterite twin.


wsafc23.jpg
 Description:
Cassiterite twin.
Krantzberg Mine, Omaruru, Namibia.
3.1cm x 2.3cm x 2.9cm
 Viewed:  29988 Time(s)

wsafc23.jpg



wsafc23a.jpg
 Description:
Cassiterite twin.
Krantzberg Mine, Omaruru, Namibia.
3.1cm x 2.3cm x 2.9cm
 Viewed:  29975 Time(s)

wsafc23a.jpg



wsafc23b.jpg
 Description:
Cassiterite twin.
Krantzberg Mine, Omaruru, Namibia.
3.1cm x 2.3cm x 2.9cm
 Viewed:  29985 Time(s)

wsafc23b.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 19:40    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Vesuvianite crystal to 2.1cm through a plate of Diopside.


wsafc31.jpg
 Description:
Vesuvianite & Diopside.
Ais-Dome, Otjihorongo, Omaruru District, Namibia.
4cm x 3cm x 2.1cm
 Viewed:  30011 Time(s)

wsafc31.jpg



wsafc31b.jpg
 Description:
Vesuvianite & Diopside.
Ais-Dome, Otjihorongo, Omaruru District, Namibia.
4cm x 3cm x 2.1cm
 Viewed:  29969 Time(s)

wsafc31b.jpg



wsafc31c.jpg
 Description:
Vesuvianite & Diopside.
Ais-Dome, Otjihorongo, Omaruru District, Namibia.
4cm x 3cm x 2.1cm
 Viewed:  29955 Time(s)

wsafc31c.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 19:48    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Vesuvianite, Scapolite, Diopside in Calcite matrix.


wsafc30.jpg
 Description:
Vesuvianite, Scapolite, Diopside in Calcite matrix.
Ais-Dome, Otjihorongo, Omaruru District, Namibia.
7.6cm x 4cm x 3.5cm
 Viewed:  29985 Time(s)

wsafc30.jpg



wsafc30a.jpg
 Description:
Vesuvianite, Scapolite, Diopside in Calcite matrix.
Ais-Dome, Otjihorongo, Omaruru District, Namibia.
7.6cm x 4cm x 3.5cm
 Viewed:  30021 Time(s)

wsafc30a.jpg



wsafc30i.jpg
 Description:
Vesuvianite, Scapolite, Diopside in Calcite matrix.
Ais-Dome, Otjihorongo, Omaruru District, Namibia.
7.6cm x 4cm x 3.5cm
 Viewed:  29963 Time(s)

wsafc30i.jpg



wsafc30h.jpg
 Description:
Vesuvianite, Scapolite, Diopside in Calcite matrix.
Ais-Dome, Otjihorongo, Omaruru District, Namibia.
7.6cm x 4cm x 3.5cm
 Viewed:  29997 Time(s)

wsafc30h.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 19, 2009 19:56    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

I'm sorry I took over the board with postings, I couldn't sleep because of a headache so soothed myself with an upload of specimens ;0) worked at treat !

Until the next time ...
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Jordi Fabre
Overall coordinator of the Forum



Joined: 07 Aug 2006
Posts: 3867
Location: Barcelona


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Sep 20, 2009 04:15    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Super!

Thanks to share them Debbie, and thanks too for the complete info with all sizes and complete names of localities....

Jordi
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Gail




Joined: 21 Feb 2008
Posts: 5273
Location: Texas, Lone Star State.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: May 28, 2011 14:50    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Debbie, got some new stuff to add?????
_________________
Minerals you say? Why yes, I'll take a dozen or so...
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Luiz Menezes




Joined: 10 Dec 2009
Posts: 140
Location: Belo Horizonte

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: May 28, 2011 19:51    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Debbie:

Thank you very much for posting these photos. The ephesite specimen is particularly interesting; I am not familiar with this mineral, I checked it on Mindat and it is a very rare Na-Li-mica; there are only 7 world localities listed for this mineral (among them 3 in South Africa, including the Postmasburg Manganese Fields, where your specimen came from); all 10 photos on Mindat came from South Africa (one from Wessels mine, the 9 others from Postmasburg), so it looks that the South African ephesites are the best in the world.

Great specimen.

Luiz
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Jul 04, 2011 09:42    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Hi Gail

Didn't notice your post until today ! Thanks for the encouragement.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Debbie Woolf




Joined: 09 Feb 2009
Posts: 161
Location: Kent


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Jul 04, 2011 09:54    Post subject: Re: Debbie's Collection  

Hello Luiz

Thank you for your comments, your thoughts are much appreciated. I have mixed feelings about this specimen, it's an alien to my collection! I'll explain: it's not from the original Ameib Farm collection I purchased whilst living in South Africa, nor is it a specimen that I selected and purchased. It was a swap with somebody from the USA and was supposed to be a South African Rhodochrosite ! Thanks to David Von Bargen I learned it was Ephesite.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   
Display posts from previous:   
   Index -> Women's Private Collections   All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 1 of 2
  Goto page 1, 2  Next  

 
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