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  Topic: Locality for Mexican Quartz specimens
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 4
Views: 1035

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 03, 2021 21:09   Subject: Re: Locality for Mexican Quartz specimens
Thanks Peter, most appreciated. I looked at the Mindat website for Concepcion and that sure looks like the place. Thanks again!
  Topic: Locality for Mexican Quartz specimens
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 4
Views: 1035

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 03, 2021 20:24   Subject: Locality for Mexican Quartz specimens
I purchased the two attached Quartz specimens in the early to mid 1970s while in junior high school. Both were noted as being from Chihuahua state with no other locality information. They were label ...
  Topic: Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (r) 2021
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 8
Views: 4252

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 26, 2020 21:11   Subject: Re: Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (r) 2021
Prudent decision Peter, I'm sure most will understand and see the logic. Looking forward to 2022.
  Topic: Possible Fake: Blue Hemimorphite from Ojuela
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 40
Views: 18830

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Sep 21, 2020 13:14   Subject: Re: Possible Fake: Blue Hemimorphite from Ojuela
Follow-up on the blue hemimorphites from Ojuela, Mexico. Here is Daniel Trinchillo’s original email on the subject and analysis:

Hello Everyone,

I am writing this email in an effort to share wha ...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 98
Views: 26918

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jun 24, 2020 20:29   Subject: Re: Popular Minerals
That's spectacular Jordi, thanks for the post.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 98
Views: 26918

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jun 12, 2020 17:09   Subject: Re: Popular Minerals
Great idea Jordi, I'll be looking forward to your posts.

Cheers

Brent
  Topic: Is this Phenakite?
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 5
Views: 2053

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: May 20, 2020 22:59   Subject: Re: Is this Phenakite?
Hi

It is a bit hard to tell from the photo, but could it be something in the garnet group? Perhaps a pale Grossular or Andradite?

Cheers

Brent
  Topic: Favourite Azurites?
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 44
Views: 16810

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Apr 19, 2020 14:08   Subject: Re: Favourite Azurites?
Here is another specimen from a lesser known locality in the DRC.
  Topic: Favourite Azurites?
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 44
Views: 16810

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Apr 19, 2020 14:01   Subject: Re: Favourite Azurites?
Here are a couple of my favorites, starting with this one from the Jewel Pocket, Milpillas. This was a fairly small pocket which produced some very nice Azurites with inky midnight blue crystals on a ...
  Topic: Mine sites.
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 10
Views: 11583

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Mar 17, 2020 04:00   Subject: Re: Links within the message forum
Thanks for the primer Jordi, let's try it with the suggested format:

https://thediggings.com/mines
(link normalized by FMF)
  Topic: Mine sites.
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 10
Views: 11583

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Mar 16, 2020 20:58   Subject: Re: Mine sites.
Thanks Jesse much appreciate the "how to"
  Topic: Mine sites.
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 10
Views: 11583

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Mar 16, 2020 18:30   Subject: Re: Mine sites.
There is a site called "the Diggings" which taps into the USGS and BLM land records systems. I tried to send a link, but the anti-spam filter rejected it for some reason (the site is legit ...
  Topic: Favourite Fluorites?
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 214
Views: 257659

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Mar 15, 2020 13:56   Subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?
Thanks Tobi!
  Topic: Favourite Fluorites?
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 214
Views: 257659

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Mar 12, 2020 22:59   Subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?
This is a Fluorite and Smoky Quartz from the Zinggenstock locality
  Topic: Favourite Fluorites?
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 214
Views: 257659

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Mar 12, 2020 22:51   Subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?
This is a Fluorite and Quartz from the Planggenstock Cleft, 11 cms. with the Fluorite xl. measuring about 6 cms.
  Topic: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 6
Views: 9902

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Mar 03, 2020 23:08   Subject: Re: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
Yep, the folks who've paid big bucks for Silvers and the dealers who sold them are not gonna like this. As you point out, isotopic quantity measurement is not something every lab can do. A mass spec ...
  Topic: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 6
Views: 9902

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Mar 02, 2020 23:37   Subject: Re: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
Hi Phil

Thanks for the reference, much appreciated. I really was interested in what isotopic evidence had come out of the recent studies and will find a copy of this article. It will certainly br ...
  Topic: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 6
Views: 9902

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 28, 2020 15:13   Subject: Re: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
Hi Jordi

Thank you for directing me to this discussion, it helps a lot. I am collecting miniatures now, and am trying to think through what species I would include. I used to own a very good Frei ...
  Topic: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 6
Views: 9902

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 27, 2020 23:55   Subject: Isotopic composition of German Silvers
I had a brief conversation with Terry Wallace a few months ago regarding some isotopic constitution work done with German native Silvers, i.e. Himmelsfurst as an example. There probably is some discu ...
  Topic: Favourite Galenas?
Brent Lockhart

Replies: 24
Views: 28544

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Apr 10, 2018 23:34   Subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?
Galena specimen from 2009 finds
 
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