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  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Carles Millan

Replies: 970
Views: 1088303

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 16, 2019 08:12   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
New specimen - muscovite/aquamarine combination from Pakistan:
A very aesthetic specimen thanks to the additional faces in the upper part of the beryl and the surrounding mica crystals.
  Topic: Unstable pyrite
Carles Millan

Replies: 15
Views: 8080

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Nov 12, 2019 15:50   Subject: Re: Unstable pyrite
I have a pyrite crystal from the Merelani Hills, Tanzania, that I have had only three years that is falling apart. I also noticed that in a photo of another one on Mindat that there was a crack in th ...
  Topic: New Free Mineral Database App for your phone
Carles Millan

Replies: 6
Views: 5441

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Nov 04, 2019 04:52   Subject: Re: New Free Mineral Database App for your phone
I could not find it on the Google Chrome web store. But did on Google Play.
Just click here.
  Topic: Mineralogical Museum of Marburg, drawn by me :-)
Carles Millan

Replies: 12
Views: 18203

PostForum: Mineral Art and Artists   Posted: Nov 03, 2019 17:32   Subject: Re: Mineralogical Museum of Marburg, drawn by me :-)
Tobi,
These are your drawings? !!Yes, they are :-)
Unfortunately for some reason I didn't see them when posted, I missed this topic. They are exquisite and very impressive drawings. They look somewh ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Carles Millan

Replies: 970
Views: 1088303

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 01, 2019 17:20   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
New specimen - fluorite from Madagascar:
A splendid fluorite specimen, deep color, large size crystals and a very good aesthetic as a whole. Congratulations!

https://www.mineral-forum.com/message- ...
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Carles Millan

Replies: 1582
Views: 1405785

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 28, 2019 15:01   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
Indeed very unusual, Michael. I wonder what the chemical and physical conditions would be for such a curious habit to grow.
  Topic: École des Mines de Paris - great report on the Spanish FMF forum
Carles Millan

Replies: 4
Views: 8058

PostForum: École des Mines de Paris (Paris School of Mines)   Posted: Oct 26, 2019 05:25   Subject: Re: École des Mines de Paris - great report on the Spanish FMF forum
Sure, but the main text here in the École de Mines topic is embedded in image files so Google Translate doesn't work here ;-)
Tobi, you can easily convert the entire page to PDF format, then download ...
  Topic: Collection of Enrique Llorens
Carles Millan

Replies: 338
Views: 245478

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 16, 2019 12:17   Subject: Re: Collection of Enrique Llorens
More from Morocco
It must be the best roselite I've ever seen. I even think the photo doesn't do justice, I guess it's better in person. Congratulations!
  Topic: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy
Carles Millan

Replies: 238
Views: 39766

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 09, 2019 14:11   Subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti - A mineralogical trip through Italy
I apologize, I tried to change my name but I can't.
Strangely I had done the same operation on the spanish Forum and I could.
Would you, please, do it for me when you find time? That's not so urgent ...
  Topic: Collection of Firmo Espinar
Carles Millan

Replies: 412
Views: 178181

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 05, 2019 12:41   Subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar
Fluorite from Hunan Province, China.
Cuboctahedral purple Fluorite with a circular flat end like a heliport on every pyramid.
The crystals combine the contour of an octahedron with the staggered cub ...
  Topic: What rock is this?
Carles Millan

Replies: 9
Views: 3197

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 19, 2019 10:33   Subject: Re: What rock is this?
As Gail Spann recently said I am more motivated by a question, asking for a favor, to end with PLEASE. Perhaps you would have gotten more answers.
  Topic: What rock is this?
Carles Millan

Replies: 9
Views: 3197

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 19, 2019 07:09   Subject: Re: What rock is this?
We understand your desire to know what your samples are, but it is too difficult to determine this from photos. If you have a rock shop nearby, or a lapidary club, we would suggest you go there to ask ...
  Topic: I want to know the name of this rock.
Carles Millan

Replies: 6
Views: 3173

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 07, 2019 03:12   Subject: Re: I want to know the name of this rock.
Hi!

We understand your desire to know what your samples are, but it is too difficult to determine this from photos. If you have a rock shop nearby, or a lapidary club, we would suggest you go there ...
  Topic: Favourite Fluorites?
Carles Millan

Replies: 208
Views: 229014

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Sep 06, 2019 14:34   Subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?
This is my favorite fluorite.

For more photos and details of this specimen just click here.
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 863
Views: 1236893

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 06, 2019 09:39   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
This is the second time that this specimen becomes popular - it was already on the cover of a music album: https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=64744#64744 :-)
When Google allo ...
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 863
Views: 1236893

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 06, 2019 09:27   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
Congratulations Carles. A great honor to a very deserving person.
Regards,
Don
Many thanks for your kind words, Don. And get ready for the million this very evening !
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 863
Views: 1236893

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 06, 2019 07:46   Subject: Collection of Carles Millan
The renowned ethologist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asked me for permission some time ago to include a photo of a Navajun pyrite from my collection in his projected book Outgrowing God: ...
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Carles Millan

Replies: 1601
Views: 1187728

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 06, 2019 03:15   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Elbaite
Another museum quality specimen !

Thanks for using the correct notation with the dimensions (212 mm x 76 mm x 68 mm).
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Carles Millan

Replies: 1601
Views: 1187728

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 05, 2019 10:52   Subject: Don Lum Collection getting one million views
Hi Don!

Your topic is about to reach a million views, I guess tomorrow or past tomorrow.

Let me be the first to congratulate you!
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Carles Millan

Replies: 970
Views: 1088303

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 05, 2019 05:18   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
New specimen, massive clear smoky quartz from the French Alps (BlancSMOK.JPG):
Your 15 cm alpine quartz posted above, if undamaged, may be in my opinion a world class specimen.
 
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