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  Topic: Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Mar 03, 2015 17:23   Subject: Re: Volborthite and Tangeite from Milpillas mine
Interesting note on the Tangeite. I know there has been a fair amount of mislabeled volborthite out there as of late but glad to hear there is also something else new to the mine. As someone who only ...
  Topic: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 06, 2015 12:14   Subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.
WELCOME TO ARIZONA!!!!!! I'll be back down for the 5th time tomrrow! :)
  Topic: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Dec 04, 2014 09:47   Subject: Re: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
....Second question is to Jordi....when sending a PM what is the difference between the sent box and outbox folders? I had tried to send a message to Peter today and it is currently in the outbox. Doe ...
  Topic: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Cascavel1

Replies: 27
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PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Dec 03, 2014 19:44   Subject: Re: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Just a follow up after a couple years has passed. Anyone seen more of the fake specimens that a few miners were trying to pass off as real? Personally I have only seen one huge conglomerate of pieces ...
  Topic: Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jul 07, 2014 13:59   Subject: Re: Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Yes there was a huge amount of azurite that was recovered from the "cobweb" pocket so much of what has "flooded" the market has been from there. Several other small pockets produce ...
  Topic: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jun 27, 2014 17:04   Subject: Re: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Nice Chrysoberyl. Great color, and it has a lot less cracks than most I have seen, including the ones I have in my collection.

Thanks. It's really clean. I was lucky to get it down in Brazil about ...
  Topic: Capturing color change of Alexandrite
Cascavel1

Replies: 7
Views: 8176

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jun 27, 2014 17:02   Subject: Re: Capturing color change of Alexandrite
Nice photos and cool idea. I will have to try that myself with mine.
  Topic: The passing of Chris Wright
Cascavel1

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PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Jan 09, 2014 19:04   Subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright
RIP Chris. I only met him last year in person and am very sad to hear of his passing.
  Topic: Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Dec 23, 2013 14:07   Subject: Re: Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Beautiful Baryte specimen Peter. Have you seen any of the yellow Barytes yet? I just recently saw a photo of one but previously only had seen clear, lite blue, greenish and pink varieties of Baryte.
  Topic: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 23, 2013 14:00   Subject: Re: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Thanks for in the info Luiz. Very interesting history and that would explain why I can never find other photos of gem quality specimens like this. I was fortunate to visit a gem dealer in Rio back in ...
  Topic: Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Cascavel1

Replies: 17
Views: 27554

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Nov 27, 2013 13:23   Subject: Re: Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
Do any of you who have been collecting pieces from this mine since the beginning have an accurate log of all the major pockets that were hit and the approximate dates when? I know some of you have fol ...
  Topic: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cascavel1

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 14, 2013 15:47   Subject: Re: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Thanks for the info.
  Topic: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 13, 2013 19:35   Subject: Re: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Didn't know how to post both images so here is the crystal in synthetic light.
  Topic: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Cascavel1

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 13, 2013 19:34   Subject: Chrysoberyl (var. Alexandrite) Hematita, Minas Gerais, Brazil
I'm curious to know how many of you, if any, have seen "natural" rough Alexandrite crystals from the Itaitinga mine, Hematita? I've done a bit of browsing on the web to see if I could find a ...
  Topic: Azurites and malachites (best display lighting)
Cascavel1

Replies: 0
Views: 4775

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Dec 17, 2012 13:25   Subject: Azurites and malachites (best display lighting)
I just recently purchased a new display case for the azurite and malachite portion of my mineral collection and the stock bulb (PAR20 50W 120V) burned out. I want to replace it with the best possible ...
  Topic: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Cascavel1

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Views: 47087

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Nov 25, 2012 10:32   Subject: Re: Milpillas Azurite specimen
Sure it's ok to move it to the proper section.
  Topic: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Cascavel1

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Views: 47087

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Nov 24, 2012 21:15   Subject: Re: Milpillas Azurite specimen
Thanks for the tips Peter.
  Topic: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Cascavel1

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PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Nov 24, 2012 17:50   Subject: Re: Milpillas Azurite specimen
I would have posed it differently had I been aware of the forum policy. Guess I should read the terms of service.
I guess in some sense I admire the work that went into making it look so eye appealin ...
  Topic: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Cascavel1

Replies: 27
Views: 47087

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Nov 24, 2012 09:46   Subject: Re: Milpillas Azurite specimen
The second piece I posted also has that same malachite cement used to fill the crack in the matrix rock. I believe it was used for aesthetic purposes rather than anything else. It came from a differen ...
  Topic: Milpillas Azurite - fake specimen
Cascavel1

Replies: 27
Views: 47087

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Nov 23, 2012 20:47   Subject: Re: Milpillas Azurite specimen
Thanks guys. Sorry I asked about values.
 
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