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I created this Forum with the idea of creating a place to share questions and answers with other mineral enthusiasts and, most importantly, to try to provide a serious space where mineralogy questions can be discussed free of bothersome errors, free due the high standards of the administrators and moderators. We owe much of the success of this Forum to their fine texts; with them helping us, our Forum looks "clean" at least in terms of its scientific content.

During my mineralogical journeys I frequently receive mail asking many different questions. When I answered just the person who sent the message, I always had the feeling of something being lost. By publishing all these questions and answers on the Forum, others can share our thoughts about minerals and mineralogy. That's why I created this Forum.


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

I have been serving as a moderator for the English version of FMF Forum now since 2007. This does not seem possible, but one cannot deny the facts. It has been a lot of fun for me and I hope that visitors to the Forum are enjoying it as well.

We are now (Dec. 2009) adding a new face as an additional moderator - Peter Megaw. Actually Peter is not new to regular visitors to the Forum as he has been one of the most prolific contributors to many of the threads. He brings awesome credentials to this role, all of which I do not have space to detail here. He is a Consulting Geologist and co-founder of IMDEX/Cascabel and MAG Silver. He got his B.A. and M.A. in geology at the University of Texas and a Ph.D. in economic geology from the University of Arizona. He has explored Mexico for 30 years and has made important ore discoveries at Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas; Platosa, Durango; and Cinco de Mayo, Chihuahua.

Peter has been a dedicated mineral collector since 1977. Living in Tucson, Arizona, he has served as exhibits chairman for the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show™ every year since 1984. His minerals have won many trophies for him in various competitive displays. He was recently named a consulting editor for Rocks & Minerals Magazine. There is much more that can be written about Peter but space here is somewhat limited.

John S. White
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Mineral specimen related questions  Topics   Posts   Last Post 
Questions you have about mineral specimens, such as help in identifying a mineral or queries about localities for specimens
 
No new posts Minerals and Mineralogy     
In this forum you can suggest and discuss things related to the technical and scientific aspects of minerals and mineralogy.   Moderators John S. White, Peter Megaw, chris, alfredo, Antonio Alcaide, cascaillou
Quartz and Humboldtine? from Colombia (John Rakovan) May 12, 2019 14:43 Replies: 15 Views: 2484
Stellerite from Mali (Gagat Minerals) Mar 28, 2019 18:43 Replies: 3 Views: 2018
Pyrite modified with Diploid-high millers? (fena kuiperi) Mar 15, 2019 12:25 Replies: 4 Views: 622
What defines a collection's quality (cascaillou) Feb 28, 2019 09:17 Replies: 19 Views: 11563
Beryl inclusion (tgleckler) Feb 13, 2019 00:35 Replies: 6 Views: 901
Carmeltazite (Pierre Joubert) Jan 21, 2019 13:09 Replies: 11 Views: 1793
All the Diamonds one could fill your house with - and more - so near...yet so far..... (Peter Lemkin) Jan 11, 2019 05:12 Replies: 8 Views: 2245
Collecting focuses and how they can change (Tobi) Dec 05, 2018 04:11 Replies: 24 Views: 13103
Rarest quartz twins with inclined axes C (Reef) Nov 09, 2018 18:17 Replies: 42 Views: 17790
Golden rutile analysis? (dontgogreen) Nov 02, 2018 13:43 Replies: 0 Views: 646
Zeolite identification (Robson Vieira) Oct 07, 2018 16:17 Replies: 1 Views: 1067
Weird face in quartz (Josele) Oct 01, 2018 23:14 Replies: 31 Views: 16027
"Frosted patterns" on the faces of Quartz (Reef) Oct 01, 2018 16:33 Replies: 10 Views: 4733
Termination in a tourmaline crystal (marco campos-venuti) Aug 28, 2018 13:13 Replies: 2 Views: 1192
Question about Fluorite on Quartz (Richard Arseneau) Aug 19, 2018 23:04 Replies: 6 Views: 1815
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Fiebre Verde View latest post
No new posts Featured Columns of FMF     
This Forum functions a little like a library, each featured topic will be numbered and will maintain the order even if new posts arrive.
The FMF users cannot create new threads here but, yes, they can publish posts in the already created threads. Only the Forum administrators can create new threads in this section.
To know more about how this works, please use this link   Moderator Jordi Fabre

What is "Featured Columns of FMF"? (Jordi Fabre) Apr 04, 2013 01:58 Replies: 0 Views: 14427
"Mysterious and changing Tourmaline" by Roger Warin - (29) (Jordi Fabre) Aug 15, 2018 05:16 Replies: 0 Views: 1541
100.000 Club Mineral specimens with inclusions - (28) (Elise) Jan 14, 2019 11:56 Replies: 88 Views: 128679
New Mexico Collecting - (27) (Philip Simmons) May 25, 2018 20:16 Replies: 33 Views: 25092
Faden Quartz Crystals - (26) (marco campos-venuti) May 05, 2019 18:03 Replies: 57 Views: 32810
An opportune harvest of Gold in Serra do Caldeirão claims, Brazil - (25) (Jordi Fabre) Oct 17, 2018 11:14 Replies: 8 Views: 8800
Trip to the Eastern Emerald Belt, Colombia - (24) (Fiebre Verde) Jan 11, 2019 07:36 Replies: 31 Views: 16444
Malbunka Copper Mine, Home of the Azurite Suns - (23) (crocoite) Mar 07, 2019 05:54 Replies: 65 Views: 45885
How to find a pocket? - (22) (Jordi Fabre) Aug 24, 2017 03:37 Replies: 42 Views: 42241
A "complete" Dauphiné twin of quartz - (21) (Pete Richards) Sep 10, 2014 11:43 Replies: 18 Views: 25840
A copper mine to understand Life - (20) (Cesar M. Salvan) Aug 19, 2014 15:49 Replies: 9 Views: 16410
DIY Specific Gravity Kit (tutorial) - (19) (cascaillou) Mar 23, 2018 04:19 Replies: 12 Views: 24088
100.000 Club How to dig a pocket? - (18) (Jordi Fabre) Jan 22, 2014 12:41 Replies: 29 Views: 168273
APXS: from Mars to the mineral collector's workbench - (17) (Cesar M. Salvan) Jun 03, 2014 04:06 Replies: 8 Views: 19278
Photos of epitaxy - (16) (John S. White) May 28, 2018 22:05 Replies: 54 Views: 83915
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32 1408 May 05, 2019 18:03
C_Van-Hove View latest post
No new posts News about shows     
  Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Gail, Antonio Alcaide
Tucson Show 2019 (Jordi Fabre) May 01, 2019 11:45 Replies: 126 Views: 43184
Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2018 (Jordi Fabre) Dec 22, 2018 12:26 Replies: 40 Views: 16097
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 (Jordi Fabre) Aug 06, 2018 16:34 Replies: 45 Views: 25017
100.000 Club Tucson Show 2018 (Jordi Fabre) Jun 16, 2018 17:47 Replies: 158 Views: 101908
Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2017 (Jordi Fabre) Dec 22, 2017 05:21 Replies: 77 Views: 66062
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2017 (Jordi Fabre) Jul 08, 2017 13:56 Replies: 59 Views: 55346
100.000 Club Tucson Show 2017 (Jordi Fabre) Aug 22, 2018 05:14 Replies: 120 Views: 102810
Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2016 (Jordi Fabre) Dec 06, 2016 11:21 Replies: 68 Views: 62827
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2016 (Jordi Fabre) Dec 18, 2016 14:37 Replies: 47 Views: 52529
Tucson Show 2016 (Jordi Fabre) Feb 28, 2016 16:01 Replies: 61 Views: 69661
100.000 Club Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2015 (Jordi Fabre) Nov 27, 2015 23:45 Replies: 102 Views: 111078
2015 Tucson In Retrospect (Don Lum) Oct 19, 2017 00:36 Replies: 61 Views: 58408
Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2015 (Jordi Fabre) Jul 20, 2015 16:38 Replies: 58 Views: 71750
100.000 Club Tucson Show 2015 (Jordi Fabre) Jul 30, 2015 22:03 Replies: 174 Views: 198905
100.000 Club Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2014 (Jordi Fabre) Dec 01, 2014 02:35 Replies: 80 Views: 105424
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38 2630 May 01, 2019 11:45
Jordi Fabre View latest post
No new posts Mineral Shows by Gail Spann     
To know more about this Forum, please use this link   Moderators chris, Gail
Sunny Tucson, Gail Spann’s adventures. 2019 (Gail) Mar 03, 2019 16:21 Replies: 36 Views: 6699
Gail Spann's Tucson Adventures. February 2018. (Gail) Feb 28, 2018 21:37 Replies: 209 Views: 71544
Tucson 2017, The insanity continues...but it sure is fun! (Gail) Feb 27, 2017 22:25 Replies: 112 Views: 64656
100.000 Club TUCSON, 2016. And away we go.... (Gail) Mar 19, 2016 11:45 Replies: 445 Views: 230341
100.000 Club The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report. (Gail) Aug 12, 2015 11:19 Replies: 116 Views: 102725
100.000 Club Tucson 2014 Show Report, Gail Spann Having Fun Again... (Gail) Jul 26, 2014 19:32 Replies: 156 Views: 126356
Houston Fine Mineral Show Report, with Gail Spann (Gail) Jun 03, 2013 09:23 Replies: 103 Views: 98783
100.000 Club 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style. (Gail) Apr 27, 2013 02:57 Replies: 598 Views: 424625
Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann (Gail) Nov 04, 2012 01:57 Replies: 43 Views: 63539
100.000 Club Gail Spann's 2012 East Coast Gem and Mineral Show report (Gail) Aug 29, 2012 14:27 Replies: 151 Views: 123598
500.000 Club Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin... (Gail) Oct 02, 2012 11:21 Replies: 632 Views: 515264
FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming? (Gail) Mar 03, 2012 02:28 Replies: 49 Views: 65715
Fort Worth, Texas, Gem and Mineral Show. Gail Spann (Gail) Jun 01, 2011 20:35 Replies: 33 Views: 54754
100.000 Club Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011 (Gail) Oct 07, 2012 11:38 Replies: 370 Views: 380079
100.000 Club FMFs party in Tucson, 2011 (Gail) Feb 27, 2011 22:43 Replies: 114 Views: 113760
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38 5158 Mar 03, 2019 16:21
Gail View latest post
No new posts Mineral Shows     
  Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Gail, Antonio Alcaide
What should constitute what is a "New Find"? (Bob Harman) Mar 06, 2019 02:30 Replies: 5 Views: 1134
50th ediition of the Bologna (Italy) Mineral Show 2019 (Jordi Fabre) Feb 27, 2019 17:22 Replies: 0 Views: 659
Idar-Oberstein Mineral Show. Tenth Anniversary (Jordi Fabre) Jan 15, 2019 10:25 Replies: 0 Views: 935
Minerant 2019 - Mineral show in Antwerp, Belgium (Jordi Fabre) Oct 18, 2018 11:47 Replies: 0 Views: 1586
Innsbruck, Austria - Mineral Show on 16-18 November 2018 (Jordi Fabre) Sep 13, 2018 13:07 Replies: 0 Views: 1345
East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2018 (vic rzonca) Aug 18, 2018 08:54 Replies: 2 Views: 1734
2019 S.I.E.S.C. Gem & Mineral Show (Mike Chontofalsky) Mar 02, 2018 14:41 Replies: 0 Views: 3350
New York City - Watson Hotel / June 23 & 24, 2018 (Jordi Fabre) Mar 01, 2018 16:09 Replies: 1 Views: 3093
New York City - Watson Hotel / March 3 & 4, 2018 (Jordi Fabre) Mar 01, 2018 14:26 Replies: 0 Views: 2618
Friends of Mineralogy Midwest Chapter 6th Annual Mineralogical Symposium (Jordi Fabre) Feb 24, 2018 14:27 Replies: 0 Views: 2087
Mineral Show in Copenhagen, Denmark (Jordi Fabre) Feb 19, 2018 09:04 Replies: 4 Views: 3074
Quartzite - 2018 (Robert Seitz) Jan 18, 2018 12:21 Replies: 19 Views: 8696
Two Minerals Shows in Prague (Jordi Fabre) Jan 08, 2018 09:52 Replies: 0 Views: 2626
Soledade, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Mineral Show 2018 (Jordi Fabre) Jan 08, 2018 09:44 Replies: 0 Views: 2863
2018 Tucson HTCC status (bob kerr) Jan 04, 2018 10:17 Replies: 25 Views: 12917
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202 1879 Mar 06, 2019 02:30
Tobi View latest post
No new posts FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?     
Novice Collectors: If you've got a cool rock and want to know about it this is the place for you!
To know more about how this section works, please use: Asking: "What is this? / Where is it from?"
Please note that, as explained here all the messages in this section will be automatically deleted a year after the last reply.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris

Asking: "What is this? / Where is it from?" (James Catmur) Aug 04, 2015 03:31 Replies: 5 Views: 35625
rock id help (fuss) May 21, 2019 22:12 Replies: 14 Views: 633
light purple mineral (fuss) May 16, 2019 12:31 Replies: 6 Views: 293
Curious Little Rock...Help with ID? (adam Smith) May 07, 2019 08:11 Replies: 7 Views: 407
Pseudofossil on slate? (NewGreenHelp) May 04, 2019 13:30 Replies: 4 Views: 329
Help Identifying (christian8520) May 04, 2019 04:55 Replies: 5 Views: 386
More from the Closed Lapidary (Jadeybird) Apr 21, 2019 01:38 Replies: 3 Views: 332
ID HELP. Quartz, beachstones... (Maine) Apr 19, 2019 22:08 Replies: 5 Views: 367
Lapidary Closed (Jadeybird) Apr 19, 2019 13:49 Replies: 5 Views: 424
Help identifying metal (MikeHancho) Apr 18, 2019 21:06 Replies: 13 Views: 630
Jackpot??? (Kein) Apr 18, 2019 00:33 Replies: 15 Views: 1233
crystal identification help please! (Eli Hexter) Apr 11, 2019 11:17 Replies: 4 Views: 501
Petrified bone? (MikeHancho) Apr 08, 2019 02:16 Replies: 7 Views: 559
Maybe tremolite but can scratch with fingernail (MikeHancho) Apr 02, 2019 22:37 Replies: 2 Views: 307
Help identifying beautiful mineral (Kamenje) Mar 31, 2019 16:42 Replies: 3 Views: 605
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168 1298 May 21, 2019 22:12
fuss View latest post
No new posts What is it? - Where is it from?     
In this forum you can add messages about the identification of minerals/localities. You can also include photos, so that others can help you identify your specimens or the locality that it comes from.
To know more about it, please use: Asking: "What is this? / Where is it from?"
Please note that, as explained here all the messages in this section will be automatically deleted a year after the last reply.   Moderators chris, Pete Modreski, Antonio Alcaide

Rhodochrosite Argentina (Mathias) May 23, 2019 12:58 Replies: 10 Views: 495
Calcite label states Mexico but no location (steven calamuci) May 21, 2019 04:36 Replies: 12 Views: 435
Grossular Peru? (Mathias) May 19, 2019 10:29 Replies: 9 Views: 589
Calcite Cone? (John Betts) May 16, 2019 15:41 Replies: 15 Views: 416
Any hint on the location where this baryte was mined? (Pablo Pereira) May 11, 2019 05:36 Replies: 20 Views: 945
Fossil Leaf ? (NewGreenHelp) May 08, 2019 03:37 Replies: 9 Views: 383
Gypsum orphan (Bob Morgan) May 06, 2019 11:31 Replies: 5 Views: 419
Agate-Bastinae-Granite? (NewGreenHelp) May 03, 2019 11:52 Replies: 8 Views: 471
Azurite Morocco? (Linus) Apr 30, 2019 17:23 Replies: 9 Views: 678
Galena, Kommern (Mathias) Apr 23, 2019 11:36 Replies: 42 Views: 2186
Help with id (Ricardo Melendez) Apr 20, 2019 00:56 Replies: 3 Views: 287
Can you help identify? (redfoxmoosefamily) Apr 19, 2019 21:26 Replies: 2 Views: 256
What is this? Another one (bontix77) Apr 18, 2019 15:09 Replies: 5 Views: 320
What is this? (bontix77) Apr 18, 2019 09:46 Replies: 4 Views: 302
Nebraska Travertine with small multi-color Calcite. Maybe some macro Muscovite? (Troy Jr.) Apr 14, 2019 14:07 Replies: 10 Views: 657
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112 1291 May 23, 2019 12:58
Mathias View latest post
No new posts Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals     
In this Forum you can add photos of minerals micromounts or macro minerals, give opinions on their identification, and share information on microscopes and taking photos.   Moderators chris, Antonio Alcaide
Agates from Argentina. (condoragatemines) Mar 03, 2019 21:17 Replies: 12 Views: 1640
Malachite specimen. (mlesage54) Mar 01, 2019 03:10 Replies: 3 Views: 4318
Introduction (Birdbrain59) Feb 14, 2019 23:02 Replies: 0 Views: 332
I want to photograph my collection (Malcolm Uffelman Jr) Jan 26, 2019 12:18 Replies: 15 Views: 6092
Micro photos of inclusions in Quartz (zbhjzm) Nov 12, 2018 08:01 Replies: 106 Views: 36207
Mendip potato (R Saunders) Oct 27, 2018 08:20 Replies: 0 Views: 739
Lightning Stones (R Saunders) Sep 21, 2018 09:13 Replies: 0 Views: 697
Tourmaline type question (Kara) Sep 12, 2018 06:26 Replies: 22 Views: 3662
Finnish spectrolite (labradorite, plagioklase) (Kara) Sep 06, 2018 06:29 Replies: 0 Views: 756
Collection Macros (Oliver B) Aug 06, 2018 11:57 Replies: 31 Views: 5189
My collection of crystals (Kaleb) Jun 18, 2018 03:33 Replies: 5 Views: 1971
Zaïrite (Roger Warin) Dec 06, 2017 09:58 Replies: 0 Views: 2033
Super thin hematite inclusions in amethyst (zbhjzm) Nov 13, 2017 05:52 Replies: 22 Views: 9547
Micro photos of a boulder opal (zbhjzm) Sep 09, 2017 09:14 Replies: 2 Views: 2862
Stack software, comparative speed, optimizations and others (ofarcis) Sep 06, 2017 10:40 Replies: 20 Views: 31635
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103 852 Mar 03, 2019 21:17
condoragatemines View latest post
No new posts Favourite Minerals     Access to the FMF Gallery
In this forum you can add your favourite localities and minerals. When a mineral comes from many hundreds, or thousands, of places it's worth comparing favourites to identify the most desired ones.This section is special because all the photos published here also appear in "FMF Gallery". To find out more please use this link   Moderators Tobi, Mathias
Favourite mineral species/families? (Tobi) Dec 05, 2018 04:09 Replies: 14 Views: 11853
Favourite countries of origin? (Tobi) Sep 01, 2010 12:23 Replies: 26 Views: 20225
The other ten of the top twenty locations (Tom Mazanec) Mar 04, 2016 10:15 Replies: 9 Views: 8182
100.000 Club Favourite Fluorites? (Tobi) May 19, 2019 10:46 Replies: 193 Views: 180225
Favourite Barytes? (Tobi) May 15, 2019 02:57 Replies: 15 Views: 3642
Favourite Quartzes? (Tobi) May 11, 2019 05:32 Replies: 44 Views: 24524
Favourite Galenas? (Tobi) Dec 29, 2018 09:36 Replies: 24 Views: 11646
Favourite Pyromorphites? (Tobi) Dec 15, 2018 14:49 Replies: 20 Views: 10955
Favourite Sphalerites? (Tobi) Dec 15, 2018 11:09 Replies: 20 Views: 12535
Favourite Pyrites? (Tobi) Dec 05, 2018 04:23 Replies: 23 Views: 14260
Favourite Rhodochrosites? (Tobi) Dec 02, 2018 13:25 Replies: 24 Views: 17356
Favourite Calcites? (Tobi) Nov 28, 2018 14:26 Replies: 36 Views: 21063
Favourite Smithsonites? (Tobi) Nov 28, 2018 02:55 Replies: 5 Views: 4590
Favourite Topazes? (Tobi) Sep 25, 2017 15:50 Replies: 8 Views: 5482
Favourite Garnets? (Tobi) Aug 05, 2017 14:55 Replies: 6 Views: 6426
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21 579 May 19, 2019 10:46
Tobi View latest post
No new posts Mines and Mineral Localities     Access to the FMF Gallery
In this forum you're able to place your favorite mines and famous or unknown mineral localities. This section is special because all the photos published here also appear in "FMF Gallery". To find out more please use this link   Moderators chris, Pete Modreski, Antonio Alcaide
Two orphan spinels (Pete Richards) May 02, 2019 02:00 Replies: 8 Views: 625
Machów Mine (sauer11) Apr 15, 2019 01:00 Replies: 4 Views: 584
Wrong localities (minsur) Apr 14, 2019 17:11 Replies: 5 Views: 657
Sweet Home Mine 2.0 (Tobi) Apr 05, 2019 07:14 Replies: 8 Views: 3603
Mt. Mica (vic rzonca) Jan 17, 2019 05:57 Replies: 3 Views: 1070
Snowflake mohawkite (R Saunders) Jan 10, 2019 11:45 Replies: 0 Views: 422
Rhodochrosite geodes (Charlotte) Dec 17, 2018 22:13 Replies: 1 Views: 5858
Collecting quartz on the Little Falls dolostone (vic rzonca) Nov 08, 2018 07:50 Replies: 117 Views: 98048
Zeolites and other Icelandic minerals from Hvalfjörður (Bergur_E_Sigurdarson) Nov 02, 2018 07:52 Replies: 5 Views: 1214
Maine tourmaline find a month ago. (vic rzonca) Aug 08, 2018 03:30 Replies: 15 Views: 16514
Question regarding Portuguese minerals (liaemars) Jun 21, 2018 20:34 Replies: 3 Views: 1428
On the mineralogy of Shijiangshan, Ulanhad League, Inner Mongolia A.R. (China) (Cesar M. Salvan) May 27, 2018 19:33 Replies: 15 Views: 20261
Sapo mine Tourmaline (texasdigger) Apr 22, 2018 18:15 Replies: 1 Views: 2324
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico (Peter Megaw) Mar 05, 2018 11:18 Replies: 17 Views: 19773
Huge Island of Madagascar (Roger Warin) Feb 11, 2018 08:21 Replies: 7 Views: 5098
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230 1898 May 02, 2019 02:00
Tobi View latest post
No new posts Improving the FMF Data Base of localities     
FMF has a database of mineral localities that is used when adding photos of specimens. This has been created so that we can check the localities are consistent, and debate and discuss them. Please use this to add suggestions for new localities not created yet or debate the existing.      
Location error on a photo (Kevin Conroy) May 15, 2019 20:07 Replies: 2 Views: 145
Hematite and Quartz from China (Tobi) Apr 08, 2019 10:53 Replies: 4 Views: 343
Amethyst Cove, Bay of Fundy, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada - Correction (Richard Arseneau) Mar 13, 2019 10:55 Replies: 4 Views: 483
Modificación requested for Capestang locality (Philippe Durand) Mar 24, 2017 12:31 Replies: 2 Views: 3685
Change in French administrative area (Philippe Durand) Mar 24, 2017 05:51 Replies: 1 Views: 2974
Proper locality name of the Czar Mine? (Jordi Fabre) May 11, 2016 05:20 Replies: 4 Views: 7397
Westmorland (James Catmur) Jun 11, 2015 08:20 Replies: 18 Views: 19397
From Kearsarge Mountain? (GneissWare) Jun 08, 2015 22:27 Replies: 7 Views: 9933

8 50 May 15, 2019 20:07
Kevin Conroy View latest post
No new posts Rockhounding trips     
In this forum you are able to post reports of trips to your favorite mines and famous or unknown mineral localities, as well as request from other FMFers information you need to plan your collecting / rockhounding trips.      
Two small mines in Western Emerald belt of Colombia (Bergur_E_Sigurdarson) May 07, 2019 20:10 Replies: 17 Views: 1855
The Namib Desert (Heimo Hellwig) Jan 04, 2019 02:16 Replies: 33 Views: 31667
Pseudoctahedral Calcite (dontgogreen) Nov 29, 2018 13:10 Replies: 11 Views: 6743
Agates in Sicily? (alanbartlett) Apr 27, 2018 13:28 Replies: 9 Views: 3611
Rockhounding trip Juchem Quarry (JessieG) Apr 06, 2018 13:32 Replies: 3 Views: 2177
Rockhounding trips - A gem hunt in Minas Gerais (MatheusTorres) Nov 26, 2017 03:33 Replies: 2 Views: 3025
Garnets in Itadori River near Nagoya (Japan) (Alex D.) Sep 06, 2017 07:39 Replies: 13 Views: 7262
Quartz from alpine-type fissures in Raleigh, North Carolina (Scott LaBorde) Aug 30, 2017 14:45 Replies: 2 Views: 3322
Driving distance to the Rowley Mine from Scottsdale? (Dave Graley) Aug 08, 2017 09:32 Replies: 0 Views: 2304
Rockhounding in Israel - contact needed (dimrub) Jul 16, 2017 23:35 Replies: 8 Views: 5690
The Bogota´s French Connection (Firmo Espinar) Jun 29, 2017 08:40 Replies: 8 Views: 6670
Hallelujah Junction, Near Reno, Nevada. Spann Adventure (Gail) Jun 11, 2017 06:27 Replies: 29 Views: 17307
Iceland! (peter@vanpeborgh.eu) Jun 09, 2017 12:28 Replies: 0 Views: 2823
Advice needed: a rockhounding trip for a beginner (dimrub) Jun 05, 2017 10:45 Replies: 15 Views: 10283
A crystal collecting outing to Ceres, South Africa (Reinhardt van Vuuren) May 08, 2017 02:20 Replies: 7 Views: 7022
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61 474 May 07, 2019 20:10
Bergur_E_Sigurdarson View latest post
No new posts Exceptional finds     
  Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide, John Cornish
100.000 Club Join us to dig a giant Amethyst geode (Antonio Da Silveira) Aug 18, 2018 07:13 Replies: 37 Views: 145219
The biggest nuggets. (Roger Warin) Nov 08, 2016 03:51 Replies: 10 Views: 15733
CROCOITE! A Huge New Pocket From The Adelaide Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia (John Cornish) Feb 28, 2014 20:03 Replies: 63 Views: 85172
2013, an Update... CROCOITE! A Huge New Pocket From The Adelaide Mine (John Cornish) Jun 24, 2013 08:14 Replies: 13 Views: 28213
Join us to dig a giant Amethyst geode - 'Part 2' (Antonio Da Silveira) Oct 23, 2010 17:27 Replies: 6 Views: 31188
Scoop! - An important find of amber in the "La Florida" Mine, Spain (Jordi Fabre) Dec 14, 2008 15:03 Replies: 0 Views: 20117

6 135 Aug 18, 2018 07:13
Diamond View latest post
No new posts A mineralogical trip through the states of USA     Access to the FMF Gallery
This section of the forum is special in that it is dedicated to images of minerals from the different states of the USA. So, although you can add as many pictures as you like in each of the existing threads, you can't create any new threads within it.
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "A mineralogical trip through the states of USA", or on "...see all topics", or on this link
To know more about the reasons for this particular Forum, please use this link   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris

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52 1080 Apr 24, 2019 15:09
Bob Harman View latest post
No new posts A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK     Access to the FMF Gallery
This section of the forum is special in that it is dedicated to images of minerals from the different regions of the UK. So, although you can add as many pictures as you like in each of the existing threads, you can't create any new threads within it.
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK" or on this link
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15 457 Mar 13, 2019 10:00
Jesse Fisher View latest post
No new posts A mineralogical trip through Germany     Access to the FMF Gallery
This section of the forum is special in that it is dedicated to images of minerals from the different lands of Germany. So, although you can add as many pictures as you like in each of the existing threads, you can't create any new threads within it.
To see the posts within this Forum please click on the name of the section "A Mineralogical trip through Germany" or on this link
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12 377 Apr 15, 2019 13:52
Tobi View latest post
No new posts Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals     
This Forum brings together questions and results on the delicate subject of preparation, conservation and cleaning of the minerals.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
Artificially dyed agates = a legitimate use of water (Bob Harman) May 13, 2019 10:32 Replies: 0 Views: 274
Cr-rich green Tremolite (R Saunders) Mar 25, 2019 18:18 Replies: 6 Views: 848
Quartz polishing. tips please!! (ed7232004) Feb 14, 2019 01:27 Replies: 3 Views: 599
Damaging a specimen (tchai) Jan 20, 2019 04:41 Replies: 4 Views: 1038
Help! how to remove build up from citrine geode (ed7232004) Jan 16, 2019 16:53 Replies: 20 Views: 2408
Best Labeling Material for Collection Numbers on Specimens (Peter Lemkin) Dec 16, 2018 10:36 Replies: 15 Views: 2834
Bismuth lost its colours. (cornz) Nov 06, 2018 01:32 Replies: 4 Views: 1289
Abrasives repairing polishing crystals (Diamond) Sep 05, 2018 14:23 Replies: 11 Views: 3043
How to "Defrost" crystals in quartz (al mar) Aug 26, 2018 10:28 Replies: 4 Views: 1804
The Illinois Fluorites with Calcite are chemically etched? (R Saunders) Jul 29, 2018 13:22 Replies: 13 Views: 2740
Aiguille Verte pink fluorite specimen (Mathias) Jul 01, 2018 11:24 Replies: 2 Views: 1585
Phosgenite (Mathias) Jul 01, 2018 05:07 Replies: 0 Views: 1022
Making acrylic or Polycarbonate stands for mineral specimens (Pierre Joubert) Jun 27, 2018 06:02 Replies: 6 Views: 3392
Cleaning mixed sulfides. (vic rzonca) May 16, 2018 14:19 Replies: 4 Views: 2757
Hinged boxes for crystal collections wanted (John S. White) May 15, 2018 09:16 Replies: 8 Views: 16661
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140 1255 May 13, 2019 10:32
Bob Harman View latest post
No new posts Collection photos and Collector's page     Access to the FMF Gallery
This forum’s aim is to allow all collectors to publish pictures of the minerals in their collection and use it as a kind of personal home page. To know more about it, please use this link . This section is special because all the photos published here also appear in "FMF Gallery". To find out more please use this link   Moderators Carles Millan, chris, Antonio Alcaide
How does "Collection Photos" work? (Jordi Fabre) Sep 18, 2015 16:30 Replies: 4 Views: 25110
1.000.000 Club Collection of Michael Shaw (crosstimber) May 23, 2019 13:15 Replies: 1424 Views: 1158844
1.000.000 Club Collection of Carles Millan (Carles Millan) Feb 02, 2019 11:15 Replies: 853 Views: 1039343
500.000 Club Don Lum Collection (Don Lum) May 23, 2019 01:20 Replies: 1291 Views: 950393
500.000 Club Collection of Tobi (Tobi) May 14, 2019 13:02 Replies: 884 Views: 762407
500.000 Club The Mizunaka Collection (am mizunaka) May 21, 2019 02:49 Replies: 1344 Views: 723257
500.000 Club New generation for picture - Ploum (ploum) May 23, 2019 08:55 Replies: 1044 Views: 695669
100.000 Club Collection of Nurbo (nurbo) Mar 26, 2016 14:37 Replies: 404 Views: 464374
100.000 Club Andreas Gerstenberg Collection (Andreas Gerstenberg) May 19, 2018 14:36 Replies: 182 Views: 303210
100.000 Club Collection of Miguel (José Miguel) Apr 14, 2017 05:32 Replies: 223 Views: 209632
100.000 Club Bob's rocks (GneissWare) Jul 31, 2018 10:44 Replies: 345 Views: 272424
100.000 Club The micro photographs of Christian Rewitzer (Jordi Fabre) Feb 20, 2016 23:50 Replies: 77 Views: 207892
100.000 Club Collection of Fiebre Verde (Fiebre Verde) May 16, 2019 14:25 Replies: 686 Views: 409890
100.000 Club The collection of Pierre and Riana Joubert (Pierre Joubert) Feb 14, 2019 15:24 Replies: 314 Views: 199035
100.000 Club Collection of Heimo Hellwig (Heimo Hellwig) Apr 11, 2019 00:59 Replies: 672 Views: 301062
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139 14764 May 23, 2019 13:15
crosstimber View latest post
No new posts Women's Private Collections     Access to the FMF Gallery
In this forum female collectors can publish their favorite specimens, with photos of them or just descriptions. This section is special because all the photos published here also appear in "FMF Gallery". To find out more please use this link.   Moderators chris, Gail, Antonio Alcaide
100.000 Club Tracy's favorite specimens (Tracy) Dec 21, 2017 10:32 Replies: 74 Views: 148881
100.000 Club Gail's collection (Gail) Aug 03, 2017 04:02 Replies: 375 Views: 448106
The sad news about Diana Weinrich. (Gail) Jan 08, 2018 11:39 Replies: 16 Views: 11600
Nimfiara's collection (nimfiara) May 10, 2012 17:20 Replies: 30 Views: 58866
Linda's Private Collection (Linda Smith) Feb 08, 2012 04:31 Replies: 39 Views: 67733
Debbie's Collection (Debbie Woolf) Jul 04, 2011 10:45 Replies: 20 Views: 44349
Colleen's Collection (Colleen Thomson) May 28, 2011 19:33 Replies: 10 Views: 28437
Jessica's mineral collection (Jessica Simonoff) Jan 30, 2010 18:52 Replies: 18 Views: 43319
Linda St-Cyr's favorites (Linda St-Cyr) May 17, 2009 09:09 Replies: 6 Views: 34842

9 597 Jan 08, 2018 11:39
John Medici View latest post
No new posts Mineralogical Literature     
New books, journals, etc that merit your attention.   Moderators John S. White, Carles Millan, chris, Antonio Alcaide
Monthly Mineral Chronicles, Mineral Guides and more... (crocoite) May 20, 2019 05:43 Replies: 10 Views: 2859
Fluorite - Trésor de France (French Treasure) (Jordi Fabre) May 01, 2019 04:25 Replies: 2 Views: 449
Faden article (tgleckler) Feb 21, 2019 19:06 Replies: 3 Views: 596
Lapis $$ (lluis) Nov 28, 2018 13:01 Replies: 0 Views: 599
Minerals of the English Midlands (James Catmur) Sep 28, 2018 08:52 Replies: 2 Views: 1205
Minerales y Minas de España - Silicatos (keith) Apr 12, 2018 06:58 Replies: 2 Views: 1981
German Language Magazine (CodyDel) Nov 23, 2017 14:33 Replies: 5 Views: 3510
1929 Ed Over Rocks and Minerals Article (CodyDel) Nov 22, 2017 21:33 Replies: 10 Views: 6308
Australian micromineral newsletter... (crocoite) Mar 25, 2017 20:21 Replies: 19 Views: 28515
Mineralogy by Dexter Perkins (Tom Mazanec) Jan 03, 2017 18:03 Replies: 14 Views: 10034
Panasqueira Mine (crosstimber) Nov 08, 2016 11:01 Replies: 19 Views: 27206
ExtraLapis No. 50: Kalifornien/California - a great article written by Jesse Fisher (Tobi) Sep 25, 2016 04:46 Replies: 3 Views: 4618
My reading (Tom Mazanec) Jun 11, 2016 13:43 Replies: 8 Views: 8640
Quartz from Spain (Miguel Calvo) Apr 28, 2016 01:17 Replies: 1 Views: 5432
Antique books (ACC79) Feb 05, 2016 14:35 Replies: 1 Views: 5323
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91 715 May 20, 2019 05:43
crocoite View latest post
No new posts Mineral Art and Artists     
This forum is dedicated to the discussion and display of Mineral Art, Mineral Artists, techniques, materials, and exhibits. All media are covered, although Mineral Photography is best discussed in its own forum.   Moderators chris, Gail, crocoite
New Artwork... (crocoite) Feb 04, 2019 06:07 Replies: 12 Views: 5249
Artisan Made Gems (vic rzonca) Sep 22, 2018 14:28 Replies: 9 Views: 6250
Some new Mineralpaintings in Watercolor (MasterofStone) Sep 02, 2018 16:17 Replies: 5 Views: 1486
Chinese Realgar (crocoite) Apr 24, 2018 21:36 Replies: 8 Views: 5101
Minerals in Watercolor (MasterofStone) Feb 21, 2018 06:22 Replies: 6 Views: 4083
Grossular Garnet, Jeffrey Mine, Canada (crocoite) Dec 30, 2017 02:42 Replies: 0 Views: 2119
Rhodochrosite with Barite, Lone Tree Mine, Nevada (crocoite) Dec 07, 2017 05:15 Replies: 0 Views: 2440
Stak Nala Elbaite... (crocoite) Nov 20, 2017 05:23 Replies: 0 Views: 2325
Mineral collages 4.0 (Tobi) Jul 16, 2017 15:44 Replies: 12 Views: 9566
Fabre's past (vic rzonca) Jan 14, 2017 11:02 Replies: 37 Views: 34179
Da Boss... (crocoite) Aug 24, 2016 03:14 Replies: 3 Views: 4501
Mineralogical Museum of Marburg, drawn by me :-) (Tobi) Aug 18, 2016 05:40 Replies: 6 Views: 5730
2016 Paintings... (crocoite) Apr 23, 2016 09:15 Replies: 11 Views: 13579
Mineral collages 3.0 - highlights from my collection (Tobi) Feb 17, 2016 11:05 Replies: 12 Views: 13750
New Paintings 2013 (Schwertner) Jan 14, 2016 04:56 Replies: 105 Views: 83668
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40 775 Feb 04, 2019 06:07
crocoite View latest post
No new posts The histories behind mineral specimens     
Many specimens have very interesting histories that should be saved.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
Your very first rock? (Tobi) Apr 25, 2019 18:49 Replies: 14 Views: 4473
History of minerals. (vic rzonca) Dec 09, 2018 09:31 Replies: 6 Views: 9457
"ite" (vic rzonca) Oct 09, 2018 08:50 Replies: 12 Views: 2426
Historical Information About Sodalite (Stone Mania) Aug 24, 2017 04:41 Replies: 14 Views: 7516
Finding a little Mexican treasure (Jean Sendero) Nov 05, 2016 16:03 Replies: 0 Views: 4099
Minerals and Their Stories (crosstimber) Oct 29, 2016 08:00 Replies: 5 Views: 4732
"H. Deisinger" Collection (Jamison Brizendine) Aug 24, 2016 07:20 Replies: 4 Views: 8665
Mineral labels as art ;) (Tobi) Sep 22, 2014 02:06 Replies: 23 Views: 43608
If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious (Don Lum) Sep 14, 2014 12:53 Replies: 25 Views: 23540
How all you got started in collecting? (vic rzonca) Jun 08, 2014 10:32 Replies: 21 Views: 34053
Bill Lawrence Memorial (BlueCapProductions) May 05, 2014 13:56 Replies: 4 Views: 9549
Sir Arthur Russell - 50th Anniversary on 24th February (Roy Starkey) Feb 02, 2014 12:58 Replies: 5 Views: 11003
Reminiscences of an Old Former Curator by John S. White (Jordi Fabre) Jan 19, 2014 17:06 Replies: 6 Views: 12125
Rogues gallery of photos of yesteryear's mineral collecting greats (Jordi Fabre) Jan 12, 2014 06:26 Replies: 16 Views: 19776
Biggest nugget? 64.7 kg. (Roger Warin) Nov 12, 2013 16:25 Replies: 6 Views: 14930
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38 411 Apr 25, 2019 18:49
Richard Arseneau View latest post
No new posts FMF Guide of Rocks     
This Forum aims to collect photographs of rocks from all around the world and as much information as possible about the rocks: age, origin, description, composition... Rocks are closely related to minerals, as rocks are composed of minerals and minerals are found growing on their surfaces and in their cavities. We intend to create a collective work where everybody can contribute and where expert opinions of geologists and petrologists are widely shared.   Moderators chris, prcantos
FMF Guide of Rocks - IGNEOUS ROCKS (prcantos) Feb 18, 2014 16:36 Replies: 13 Views: 38112
FMF Guide of Rocks - SEDIMENTARY ROCKS (prcantos) Dec 11, 2013 17:45 Replies: 5 Views: 19903
FMF Guide of Rocks - METAMORPHIC ROCKS (prcantos) Jul 05, 2015 06:56 Replies: 16 Views: 42942
Roadside Geology of Vermont (NellsRocks) Sep 21, 2018 07:52 Replies: 10 Views: 2203
Grave Stones of Interest to Rock People... no, really... (NellsRocks) Sep 13, 2018 16:23 Replies: 14 Views: 13832
Not Sure What Rock Is!!!??? (Aliengng) Mar 24, 2016 06:09 Replies: 15 Views: 15057
Genesis of the serpentine minerals and rocks (prcantos) Jun 06, 2013 04:48 Replies: 2 Views: 11464

7 82 Sep 21, 2018 07:52
Tobi View latest post
No new posts Incorrect classification and fakes     
In this Forum you can provide information and discuss false identifications, inadequate classifications and fakes.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide, cascaillou
Are there any Sicilian Sulphur fakes still around? (Bob Harman) May 21, 2019 09:06 Replies: 11 Views: 521
Milpillas "Electric Blue" Azurites AND Malachites - Natural or Chipped? (bob kerr) Mar 07, 2019 22:36 Replies: 16 Views: 5823
Irradiated fluorite from China? (Pierre Joubert) Jan 07, 2019 15:59 Replies: 5 Views: 1291
The intense oiling of Chinese minerals (nitana2000) Dec 09, 2018 13:34 Replies: 16 Views: 21796
Who to trust with gemstone identification? Are some gemologists better than others? (Adrian August) Sep 09, 2018 10:10 Replies: 11 Views: 1709
Fake Colombian Emeralds (Fiebre Verde) May 14, 2018 19:33 Replies: 33 Views: 27321
Fake specimens from the Erongo and Brandberg region. (Pierre Joubert) May 04, 2018 09:31 Replies: 23 Views: 9154
Iron Man (vic rzonca) Aug 28, 2017 07:57 Replies: 7 Views: 4401
Tanzanite? (Harald) Aug 02, 2017 22:31 Replies: 6 Views: 4042
Quarter million fake Tourmaline cluster. (texasdigger) May 22, 2017 11:36 Replies: 19 Views: 9409
Please help me identify if these are fake or treated (TomS) Feb 09, 2017 22:10 Replies: 16 Views: 10672
Treatments, Synthetics and Simulants: QUARTZ & CHALCEDONY (cascaillou) Dec 20, 2015 20:34 Replies: 3 Views: 8359
Fake silver crystals Morocco (Christophe Gobin) Nov 24, 2015 03:59 Replies: 1 Views: 6536
Chinese "Hydrozincite" specimens? (Barry Vincent) Oct 08, 2015 03:23 Replies: 4 Views: 7644
Bismutoferrite from China...Caveat Emptor (Peter Megaw) May 31, 2015 18:56 Replies: 3 Views: 7665
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52 601 May 21, 2019 09:06
Kevin Conroy View latest post
No new posts Reporting thefts and disappearances     
On this forum you can add report on the theft of specimens; tell people about other losses and/or advise people of things they should be wary of; or report any other incidents.. including ones during collecting trips or other mineral related activities.      
Theft of Pieter de Bruyn collection (Pierre Joubert) Mar 14, 2019 19:40 Replies: 1 Views: 769
Theft of Tourmalines from Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society Museum in California (Chris Wentzell) Oct 25, 2017 14:13 Replies: 26 Views: 15592
Theft from the Franklin Mineral Museum, New Jersey (Jordi Fabre) Jul 18, 2017 07:43 Replies: 0 Views: 2736
Theft at West Coast Mineral and Fossil Show of Kristalle gold. (vic rzonca) Nov 16, 2016 07:43 Replies: 1 Views: 3504
Stolen specimen inquiry (Jordi Fabre) Aug 06, 2016 05:08 Replies: 3 Views: 6055
Theft of Colin Owen mineral specimens and collection (Pierre Joubert) Jul 15, 2016 10:34 Replies: 14 Views: 10805
THEFT of 60 world class mineral specimens in Johannesburg! (Jordi Fabre) Apr 29, 2016 10:04 Replies: 19 Views: 28642
Famous piece stolen from a Romanian Museum (David) Jan 27, 2014 14:16 Replies: 0 Views: 8549
Warning: Johannesburg Geology Museum theft: July 2013!! (Jordi Fabre) Jul 19, 2013 11:20 Replies: 2 Views: 7886
A Butte Covellite was stolen from the National Mining Hall of Fame!!!! (Jordi Fabre) Feb 09, 2013 14:51 Replies: 0 Views: 5577
California Mining and Mineral Museum Robbed (Jordi Fabre) Oct 05, 2012 12:59 Replies: 3 Views: 6968
Theft at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (Jordi Fabre) Feb 28, 2012 23:42 Replies: 1 Views: 4679
Highgrading, the selling of stolen goods and turning a blind eye (BlueCapProductions) Dec 01, 2011 02:48 Replies: 42 Views: 60202
Theft of Rice Museum Gold Collection! (Jordi Fabre) Apr 23, 2010 14:32 Replies: 4 Views: 9786
Theft of minerals from a Museum in Iceland (John S. White) Oct 28, 2009 11:22 Replies: 6 Views: 7894

15 137 Mar 14, 2019 19:40
Birdbrain59 View latest post
No new posts Off-Topic and Introductions     
In this forum you can discuss topics not covered by any other of our forums and you can also introduce yourself as a new Forum member.   Moderators chris, Xavi Tutusaus, Antonio Alcaide
100.000 Club Presentation of new members - Reference Thread (Jordi Fabre) May 03, 2019 15:59 Replies: 393 Views: 213606
Smoky or Smokey (Bob Harman) Apr 27, 2019 04:09 Replies: 19 Views: 936
Contact with Istvan & Mary J. Toth - Alaskan Garnet Mines (Gagat Minerals) Apr 21, 2019 09:28 Replies: 0 Views: 406
Anyone has a tumbler? (bontix77) Apr 21, 2019 08:25 Replies: 5 Views: 347
Collections (Birdbrain59) Mar 13, 2019 10:40 Replies: 4 Views: 700
Small glassy spherules from a Keokuk Geode (Scott A. Miller) Mar 11, 2019 15:25 Replies: 10 Views: 712
Rocks melting (Tom Mazanec) Feb 25, 2019 15:07 Replies: 2 Views: 434
The Art of Displaying Minerals (Gary White) Feb 21, 2019 11:41 Replies: 9 Views: 1237
Shaping a crystal quartz point, wand, obelisk (ed7232004) Jan 31, 2019 11:32 Replies: 9 Views: 1068
Winter search for agate on tertiary spatter of sandy terraces of Elbe (stoner) Jan 29, 2019 08:43 Replies: 2 Views: 495
Mines, Pockets, Shops & Opportunities? (meowtrageous11) Jan 15, 2019 19:11 Replies: 5 Views: 855
Panning the Czech Garnet in the Czech Republic (stoner) Dec 29, 2018 11:23 Replies: 6 Views: 1152
collection insurance? (R Saunders) Dec 20, 2018 22:17 Replies: 11 Views: 1854
Mohs mnemonic (Tom Mazanec) Dec 15, 2018 10:10 Replies: 0 Views: 458
Advice (dovnoasset) Dec 03, 2018 20:19 Replies: 1 Views: 686
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404 3466 May 03, 2019 15:59
Rob Schnerr View latest post
No new posts The Ten Thousand Club     
This Section displays, in one location, all those subjects that, while they are no longer on the main page, have been read more than 10,000 times and are from the sections: "Minerals and Mineralogy" "What is it? - Where is it from?" "Micros & Macros" and "Mines and Mineral Localities".
The other Sections of FMF will not move their topics to here because we prefer to keep their topics grouped.   Moderators chris, Antonio Alcaide

Is this a twin? (Duncan Miller) May 16, 2019 02:17 Replies: 28 Views: 21879
100.000 Club Quartz collecting outings in South Africa (Pierre Joubert) Mar 25, 2019 11:26 Replies: 354 Views: 250440
Blue-green rock (Viktorian) Aug 13, 2018 21:33 Replies: 7 Views: 40297
Stalactites? (John S. White) Jul 09, 2018 10:20 Replies: 24 Views: 24814
Maximum number of minerals on a specimen (David) May 06, 2018 03:02 Replies: 37 Views: 35123
Tetrahedron [111] penetration twin (Josele) Jan 13, 2018 20:26 Replies: 17 Views: 30561
100.000 Club New find of minerals from New York (Glenn Rhein) Dec 04, 2017 13:20 Replies: 123 Views: 144850
I am curious to know what camera you are using... (Pierre Joubert) May 25, 2017 15:33 Replies: 29 Views: 33102
Radioactive minerals (Roger Warin) Nov 01, 2016 05:40 Replies: 29 Views: 43269
100.000 Club What about heliodor from Tajikistan? (parfaitelumiere) Sep 09, 2016 03:20 Replies: 90 Views: 112676
More about beta Quartz (nitana2000) Mar 08, 2016 12:34 Replies: 27 Views: 47990
Ilmenite pseudo (John S. White) Feb 18, 2016 08:02 Replies: 3 Views: 39055
Question about cubic diamond crystals (Jim) Nov 26, 2015 11:28 Replies: 21 Views: 44249
Very nice Amethyst in the Railroad Works in North of Spain (Joan R.) May 11, 2015 16:02 Replies: 16 Views: 47041
Mysterious Black Crystals (Something Fishy!) (Andy Love) May 11, 2015 14:53 Replies: 35 Views: 45624
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147 944 May 16, 2019 02:17
Duncan Miller View latest post
No new posts Mineral Exchange Area     
In this forum you will be able to trade minerals and publish their pictures. To know how to do it, please use this link.   Moderators Jordi Fabre, chris, Antonio Alcaide
How does "Mineral Exchange Area" work? (Jordi Fabre) Aug 20, 2008 03:17 Replies: 0 Views: 19074
French and alpine mineralogy against UK Fluorite (Max Tom) Mar 12, 2018 03:54 Replies: 2 Views: 2542
Minerals for fossils (Fossil collector) Feb 03, 2018 06:22 Replies: 14 Views: 6818
Exchange of minerals. I'm from Ukraine. (Hereiam) Sep 25, 2017 00:09 Replies: 3 Views: 4098
Meteorite with old labels wanted (Krantz and others) (illaenus) Nov 15, 2016 14:14 Replies: 1 Views: 5102
Calcites from each State (Pat Tucci) Jun 29, 2016 07:24 Replies: 19 Views: 13091
Looking for Native Sulphur specimens (bgreenstone) Mar 21, 2016 08:28 Replies: 0 Views: 7098
Help with free collecting (solarflare) Feb 11, 2016 18:09 Replies: 8 Views: 8843
NJ Minerals available for trade (Gary Moldovany) Feb 07, 2016 10:45 Replies: 2 Views: 8828
Pyrite for exchange (Cesar M. Salvan) Jan 05, 2016 01:17 Replies: 2 Views: 9281
Bulgarian minerals for exchange (Wolfgang Proestler) Nov 22, 2015 08:32 Replies: 12 Views: 15195
Exchange-Wanted: inclusion quartz crystals, 2 to 3cm, DT or floater, unpolished (cascaillou) Sep 11, 2014 11:08 Replies: 0 Views: 9869
Exchange - Wanted: arsenolite, montroydite, lithiophosphate (cascaillou) Sep 11, 2014 11:01 Replies: 0 Views: 7189
Rhodochrosite rough (Jack Chiang) Aug 23, 2014 13:03 Replies: 1 Views: 6961
Fossils for minerals (appies) Jun 09, 2014 02:41 Replies: 1 Views: 8638
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41 230 Mar 12, 2018 03:54
Max Tom View latest post

Mineralogical Magazines  Topics   Posts   Last Post 
A kind of special space for mineralogical magazines to allow publishers and readers to keep in touch.
What is it about them that makes it a pleasure to receive them, which old ones you miss, the new issues, the new books they publish...
 
No new posts The Mineralogical Record     
The Mineralogical Record, founded in 1970, is an American mineral magazine of international interest, providing beautifully illustrated articles on minerals and mineral localities worldwide. Additional features include articles on mineral shows, mineral museums, mineralogical and mining collectibles (e.g. antique instruments), profiles of prominent collectors and their collections, book reviews, and articles on the history of mineral collecting and the history of mineralogy. Special-theme supplements to the regular issues are also published.      
The Mineralogical Record (Jordi Fabre) Dec 31, 2018 08:28 Replies: 18 Views: 19678
This Forum is from now a "Fellow" of the Mineralogical Record magazine (Jordi Fabre) Mar 31, 2017 04:24 Replies: 2 Views: 8762
M.R. vol 48 (2) Tri-State District (Robert Seitz) Mar 29, 2017 19:22 Replies: 2 Views: 3404
New Standards of Excellence in the Mineral Kingdom - M.R. March-April 2014 (Jordi Fabre) Apr 20, 2015 10:51 Replies: 41 Views: 49189
2014 Graphic Excellence Award again for the Mineralogical Record and two more medals! (Jordi Fabre) Dec 31, 2014 13:22 Replies: 3 Views: 7534
Mineralogical Record News (Jordi Fabre) Apr 09, 2014 04:04 Replies: 1 Views: 7942
The 2013 Graphic Excellence Award for the Mineralogical Record! (Jordi Fabre) May 22, 2013 12:27 Replies: 0 Views: 7343
Article in M. Record about the John White single crystal collection (Jordi Fabre) Sep 26, 2009 08:31 Replies: 2 Views: 12106
Opinions about Mineralogical Record's Article (Jordi Fabre) May 18, 2009 11:59 Replies: 15 Views: 39206
Mineralogical Record, an excellent magazine. (Joan R.) Jan 21, 2008 06:47 Replies: 0 Views: 8666

10 94 Dec 31, 2018 08:28
Chris Rayburn View latest post
No new posts Rocks & Minerals     
Rocks & Minerals has published feature articles on mineralogy, geology, and paleontology since 1926. Regular departments explore such topics as minerals for the collector; microminerals; recent books, videos, and DVDs; coming events; museum news; and personalities in the field. Detailed lists of collecting opportunities in specific localities are published periodically, as are special theme issues.      
Hematite twins (article in Rocks & Minerals Jan/Feb 2018) (Duncan Miller) May 26, 2018 01:35 Replies: 4 Views: 2308
Some well-deserved plaudits for Marie Huizing and Rocks & Minerals magazine (Jordi Fabre) Jan 04, 2015 11:27 Replies: 9 Views: 13892
Rocks & Minerals Magazine - May-June 2014 Issue (Peter Megaw) May 24, 2014 15:39 Replies: 2 Views: 8134
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Superb improvement in the printing quality of R&M Magazine (Jordi Fabre) Apr 29, 2013 09:16 Replies: 3 Views: 9678
Rocks & Minerals ONLINE (Jordi Fabre) Aug 20, 2012 12:03 Replies: 4 Views: 14489
Five years of FMF in Rocks & Minerals (Antonio Alcaide) Oct 04, 2011 12:51 Replies: 1 Views: 8865
In Rock and Minerals: "Natural Versus Aesthetic" from Jesse Fisher (Jordi Fabre) Apr 12, 2010 20:05 Replies: 20 Views: 32188

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No new posts MINERALIEN-Welt     
MINERALIEN-Welt is a German mineral magazine with fine articles about the world of minerals. In this forum we hope to get in touch with our readers. We are open to new ideas for improvement and will also keep you updated about new publications from Bode Verlag.   Moderator MINERALIEN-Welt
MineralienWelt special issue about Bad Ems Pyromorphite (Tobi) Apr 08, 2018 12:19 Replies: 1 Views: 1392
New book: NAMIBIA Minerals & Localties Volume 2 is here! (MINERALIEN-Welt) Oct 25, 2016 13:13 Replies: 1 Views: 4975
"Klassiker Harz" (Harz Classic) New Book! (Jordi Fabre) Feb 21, 2015 12:01 Replies: 1 Views: 7675
MINERALIEN-Welt back in Denver 2013 - Booth E26 (MINERALIEN-Welt) Sep 05, 2013 13:41 Replies: 1 Views: 8451
NEW BOOK "Exquisite Agates - Erlesene Achate" by Dietrich Mayer! (MINERALIEN-Welt) Aug 06, 2013 11:00 Replies: 2 Views: 14008

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No new posts Le Règne Minéral     
Le Règne Minéral is the French mineralogical magazine since 1995. It has published many articles about classic French mineralogy and new discoveries. The readers can also discover French mineral collectors and personalities, reports of the world’s greatest mineral shows, book reviews, press reviews and many other articles about international mineralogy. Join us!!   Moderator Julien
A new book (Julien) Feb 07, 2019 08:34 Replies: 13 Views: 1590
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Crystal-hunters Chronicles (Julien) Nov 12, 2014 12:04 Replies: 12 Views: 16083
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A book about French mineralogy (Julien) Sep 16, 2013 11:58 Replies: 3 Views: 9430
Le Règne Minéral #113 (Julien) Sep 16, 2013 02:29 Replies: 0 Views: 7038
New publication of les Editions du Piat (Julien) Aug 19, 2013 08:57 Replies: 0 Views: 7144
"Contes à Cristaux" by Claude Julien Ducarre (Julien) Aug 19, 2013 08:35 Replies: 0 Views: 7226
A new book for the end of June: The minerals of Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines (Julien) Jun 05, 2013 08:01 Replies: 0 Views: 8226
Le Règne Minéral 102 (Julien) Jun 04, 2012 10:17 Replies: 8 Views: 18431
French zeolites : Le Règne Minéral Special Issue 17 (Julien) Jun 04, 2012 01:57 Replies: 0 Views: 9131
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No new posts Mineral Up Editions     
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The new issue of Mineral Up is now available! (Joaquim Callen) Oct 24, 2016 19:56 Replies: 2 Views: 7938
Gold for Collectors - The Book (Joaquim Callen) Oct 28, 2014 05:32 Replies: 1 Views: 16827
2014 Mineral Up calendar (Peter Van Hout) Nov 14, 2013 17:34 Replies: 0 Views: 6779

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No new posts Mineralogical Almanac     
     
Reminiscences of a very old former curator (Jordi Fabre) Jan 23, 2016 11:38 Replies: 1 Views: 6017

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No new posts Blue Cap Productions     
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Jordi's Munich 2018 booth on Blue Cap Productions (Tobi) Feb 01, 2019 04:18 Replies: 0 Views: 453
Breakfast With Minerals - Episode 3 - Professional Diggers - Podcast Discussion (BlueCapProductions) Jan 28, 2019 12:40 Replies: 2 Views: 920
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Museums with Mineral Exhibits Worldwide  Topics   Posts   Last Post 
Use this forum to tell us about museums that have minerals on display or to discuss specimens that people can see if they visit them.
 
No new posts Worlwide Museums & Visits to Museums and private collections     
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We have a problem in Barcelona City with the Martorell Museum (Jordi Fabre) Nov 30, 2018 14:19 Replies: 10 Views: 2426
The collectors and the Museums of Minerals (Peter Lemkin) Oct 23, 2018 22:09 Replies: 8 Views: 1057
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Excellent New University of Arizona Mineral Museum Brochure (Wiley Hudson) Apr 06, 2018 13:22 Replies: 0 Views: 1469
Mineralogical Museum Luigi Celleri (MUM) of San Piero in Campo in Elba Island, Italy (marco campos-venuti) Oct 20, 2017 12:20 Replies: 5 Views: 4949
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Mineral Museums (small) in Franklin, North Carolina, USA (Robert Seitz) Jul 17, 2017 15:57 Replies: 6 Views: 6199
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Albert Chapman Collection - The Mexican Dimension - Australian Museum Sydney (Jean Sendero) Jan 24, 2015 14:47 Replies: 4 Views: 9084
Museo Andres Del Castillo - Lima (Fiebre Verde) Nov 24, 2014 02:23 Replies: 3 Views: 9030
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No new posts The A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum     
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Online catalog of the minerals of the IGME collections - Madrid Community (Jordi Fabre) Jan 20, 2019 14:51 Replies: 1 Views: 595

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Memorial tributes to those who were part of the mineral world
 
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This section gathers all of the memorial tributes to those who were part of the mineral world and sadly are no longer with us. Although we greatly mourn their passing, we also rejoice in celebrating their accomplishments and having had the chance to spend time with them.      
Death of Heimo Hellwig (Pierre Joubert) Apr 27, 2019 03:38 Replies: 19 Views: 1516
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The passing of Chris Wright (vic rzonca) Jan 09, 2014 19:17 Replies: 7 Views: 11528
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No new posts Honoring past collectors     
     
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Sadly I could not make Tucson this year. I have read your reports (thank you very much) and also some of the other ones on the web and it seems to me that the Tucson world is made up of two very different groups:
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One thing that troubles me greatly about the mineral hobby today is that very few collectors appear to have much, if any, intellectual curiosity about minerals. The focus for most collectors appears to be only beauty and perfection, rather than rari...

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