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23 Jul-18:40:43 Re: black, metallic, yellow oxide? (Bob Carnein)
23 Jul-17:36:31 Re: black, metallic, yellow oxide? (Linus)
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22 Jul-12:43:41 Re: hillman hall of minerals and gems (Riccardo Modanesi)
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  Topic: Women's private collection sub-forum
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 24
Views: 21629

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Apr 18, 2019 17:57   Subject: Re: Women's private collection sub-forum
Not totally true

I have always been surprised that women in the English forum show their collections separately. In Spain it is unthinkable, absurd...

https://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewto ...
  Topic: Death of Heimo Hellwig
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 19
Views: 19739

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Apr 18, 2019 16:23   Subject: Re: Death of Heimo Hellwig
Terrible news, my condolences to the family and friends.
  Topic: Fake specimens from the Erongo and Brandberg region.
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 23
Views: 25855

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Apr 10, 2018 05:07   Subject: Re: Fake specimens from the Erongo and Brandberg region.
I thank you for bringing this to our attention.
  Topic: Ex so and so’s collection
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 26
Views: 18102

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Aug 10, 2017 07:49   Subject: Re: Ex so and so’s collection
I do not see the necessity for this information in a publication but I do like the history of ownership that comes with a specimen.
  Topic: Colorless crystals with sturmanite
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 6
Views: 7237

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 11, 2016 13:02   Subject: Re: Colorless crystals with sturmanite
Very interesting topic. I can add, in 1998 a handful of unique specimens were collected from a cavity in the footwall at N'Chwaning II. Prismatic, elongated, highly lustrous, colorless to pale blue ca ...
  Topic: Collection of Heimo Hellwig
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 672
Views: 471536

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 12, 2016 06:45   Subject: Re: Collection of Heimo Hellwig
Hi Heimo

Yesterday a most viewed photo took me to your collection page 9, I browsed through and have a few queries ...

Dscf 4936 is labelled calcite I would suggest it is a dolomite specimen
...
  Topic: Favourite Rhodochrosites?
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 39
Views: 43252

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 26, 2016 17:04   Subject: Re: Favourite Rhodochrosites?
It's a beauty!
  Topic: Just some collection statistics
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 30
Views: 22598

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 08, 2016 06:32   Subject: Re: Just some collection statistics
Sorry Tobi :)

On display over 600
Species don't know
Countries 7
  Topic: Rarest mineral?
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 13
Views: 11204

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 13, 2016 10:38   Subject: Re: Rarest mineral?
Orlymanite from Wessels, KMF, is probably the rarest in my collection.
  Topic: Tucson Show 2016
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 61
Views: 96102

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 18, 2016 07:47   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2016
Thanks for sharing the photo of Rock Currier's worldwide search for minerals.
  Topic: Manganese mining.
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 8
Views: 12938

PostForum: Rockhounding trips   Posted: Jan 27, 2016 07:07   Subject: Re: Manganese mining.
Great photos! Thanks.
  Topic: Crocidolite from Qriqueland, South Africa
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 4
Views: 6589

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jul 15, 2014 03:44   Subject: Re: Crocidolite from Qriqueland, South Africa
I'll just add that the crocidolite occurs in a belt that extends from Promfret to Prieska, a distance of 300 km, and that several mines were worked in the central and northern parts of this belt.
  Topic: The end of an era!
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 8
Views: 9135

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jun 14, 2014 09:26   Subject: Re: The end of an era!
It was fun and thanks to John White for bringing this to my attention.
  Topic: Oddities from Brandberg, Namibia
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 70
Views: 74025

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 24, 2014 08:20   Subject: Re: Unknown crystal in Brandberg quartz crystal
I look forward to seeing the photos someday.
  Topic: Oddities from Brandberg, Namibia
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 70
Views: 74025

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 24, 2014 07:11   Subject: Re: Unknown crystal in Brandberg quartz crystal
Hi Pierre

I've never seen anything like that in the crystals from the Goboboseb & I've looked at 1000s with a loupe, I get mesmerized by the inclusions :0) I've never seen Prehnite included eit ...
  Topic: Calcite and Oyelite from N'Chwaning
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 10
Views: 8237

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 22, 2014 10:06   Subject: Re: Cacite and Oyelite from N'Chwaning
Nice discussion, some N'Chwaning calcite's are so under-rated.
  Topic: Some impressions of Tobi collection
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 20
Views: 18424

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Feb 22, 2014 09:48   Subject: Re: Some impressions of Tobi collection
Love your Indicolite - Your display case looks very nice indeed.
  Topic: 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style.
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 598
Views: 629841

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Apr 27, 2013 02:57   Subject: Re: 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style.
Hear! Hear! Jordi.
  Topic: Trip to Namibia
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 13
Views: 19872

PostForum: Rockhounding trips   Posted: Apr 23, 2013 17:48   Subject: Re: Trip to Namibia
Hello Julio

Whilst in Windhoek you should see if you can visit House of Gems perhaps you could make an appointment or contact with Ernst Schnaitmann, I don't think I'm allowed to give his website d ...
  Topic: Quartz collecting outings in South Africa
Debbie Woolf

Replies: 354
Views: 356151

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 17, 2012 04:32   Subject: Re: Quartz collecting outings in South Africa
This is a great thread Pierre, I look forward to more postings. Can't wait to see that cluster cleaned.

It is important to document the exact locality please.

Lekker !
 
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