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  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 19, 2018 12:14   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#688]
Two intergrown crystals from Chivor.
Very likely from the historic mine of Palo Arañado.

wouah ! Fabulous thumbnail
Thanks for your appreciation Philippe!
Mother nature has certainly done a goo ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 324909

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 18, 2018 16:33   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Quartz with unknown fibrous inclusions (#8820]
Colorless quartz cluster.
Terminations are heavily included with a vivid yellowish-orange material.
Crystals are double-terminated.
This material is from the early 2000s, from an unknown Colombian ...
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 18, 2018 09:55   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
Cubic fluorite with well-developed decahedral modifications associated with transparent quartz crystals.
That's a stunning combination Michael!
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 17, 2018 10:53   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#688]
Two intergrown crystals from Chivor.
Very likely from the historic mine of Palo Arañado.

Very nice Gérard.
Thanks Michael!
These small specimens are sometimes overlooked in the Bogota market.
...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 324909

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 16, 2018 15:52   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#688]
Two intergrown crystals from Chivor.
Very likely from the historic mine of Palo Arañado.
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 864
Views: 695492

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 16, 2018 02:50   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Tobi, I like the dark background on the De'an fluorite much better. Nice specimen!Thanks. Here's another photo of an old specimen that is much better with a dark background:
Yes, definitely!
Would ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 11, 2018 21:56   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
A Bogotá-based mineral dealer I work with told me that the locality of these golden humboldtine included quartz is uncertain - it could be either from Boyacá or Santander.
He also claims there was on ...
  Topic: "ite"
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 12
Views: 555

PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Oct 07, 2018 13:59   Subject: Re: "ite"
In the US "celestite" is preferred by some while the rest of the mineral world seems to prefer "celestine" as the mineral name....... BOB
In French, there are 2 words to designa ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 07, 2018 09:34   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Just too good to be true! Especially the one with the "baby" crystal attached to its top - what a beauty!
Thanks Tobi!
These small crystals are sometime overlooked by dealers trying to go ...
  Topic: Quartz and Humboldtine? from Colombia
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Oct 06, 2018 15:06   Subject: Re: Quartz and Humboldtine? from Colombia
Then what is not natural is the Columbia part of the story.
Columbia is (sometimes) the fake word for Colombia.
(nothing personal John - this is a VERY interesting thread :-) )
Gérard

All fixe ...
  Topic: Freeware mineral collection inventory program
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 15
Views: 768

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Oct 04, 2018 12:32   Subject: Re: Freeware mineral collection inventory program
There are two issues I see with these non-commercial products
1) Maintenance - Users are not entitled to get updates (bug fixing/enhancements)
2) OS Compatibility - They don't necessarily run smoot ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 324909

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 03, 2018 15:11   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#710]
Beryl crystal has a complex pyramidal termination.
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 605486

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 29, 2018 09:39   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
A Bogotá-based mineral dealer I work with told me that the locality of these golden humboldtine included quartz is uncertain - it could be either from Boyacá or Santander.
He also claims there was on ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 652
Views: 324909

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 22, 2018 15:56   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Muzo (#707)
Small beryl crystal has grown on top of the large one.
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 652
Views: 324909

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 15, 2018 15:23   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Muzo (#703)
Beryl crystal partly encapsulated in a calcite shell.
Host rock is black shale.
  Topic: I want to photograph my collection
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 14
Views: 3892

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Sep 12, 2018 14:53   Subject: Re: I want to photograph my collection
Using the right equipment is indeed important.
But some might find that patience and perseverance are the best allies when it comes to mineral photography.
Gérard
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 324909

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 06, 2018 15:28   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - La Pita (#343)
Group of 10+ grass green crystals.
Host rock is a bedded limestone.
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 652
Views: 324909

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 02, 2018 15:17   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Coscuez (#654)
Aggregate of double terminated crystals.
The white calcite, the clear quartz, the small pyrite nodules, and the crumbly grey shale are all in the back of the aggregate (not seen in the photo).
  Topic: Collection of Philippe Durand
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 220
Views: 93533

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 02, 2018 13:56   Subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand
thank you Fiebre Verde and Pierre.
Fiebre Verde,
The quartz is from Muzo: the seller has certified that it is the location, but I forgot to ask for the precise mine. He said that the miners have re ...
  Topic: Collection of Philippe Durand
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 220
Views: 93533

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 02, 2018 05:07   Subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand
:)
Gerard, may be you know the precise mine ?
Sorry Philippe, I overlooked your message.
If this quartz is indeed from the Western Emerald Belt, it could be either from the Muzo district or from P ...
 
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