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02 Jul-14:58:25 The mizunaka collection - calcite with pyrite (Am Mizunaka)
02 Jul-14:44:48 Sainte-marie-aux-mines 2022 - the new discoveries (1) (Jordi Fabre)
01 Jul-16:16:08 Re: pyromorphite and ...? (Colin Robinson)
01 Jul-13:56:47 Re: twinned topaz? (John S. White)
01 Jul-12:20:34 Re: pyromorphite and ...? (Forrestblyth)
01 Jul-11:34:01 Re: caldbeck cumbria mineral (Forrestblyth)
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01 Jul-10:32:27 Re: twinned topaz? (Bob Carnein)
01 Jul-10:17:29 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
01 Jul-10:15:24 Re: twinned topaz? (Yannick Cosson)
01 Jul-08:51:24 Re: twinned topaz? (Pete Richards)
01 Jul-07:43:29 Re: twinned topaz? (Josele)
01 Jul-06:38:46 Re: twinned topaz? (Bob Morgan)
01 Jul-05:07:43 Twinned topaz? (Yannick Cosson)
30 Jun-23:13:16 The mizunaka collection - fluorite (Am Mizunaka)
30 Jun-16:35:12 Re: pyromorphite and ...? (Colin Robinson)
30 Jun-16:29:27 Re: collection of firmo espinar (Firmo Espinar)
30 Jun-16:27:07 Re: linarite (Colin Robinson)
30 Jun-16:18:29 Re: barytocalcite (Colin Robinson)
30 Jun-14:20:08 Re: spherical inclusions in amethyst - cristobalite? vs fluorite (Roger Warin)
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30 Jun-08:05:23 Baryte (Forrestblyth)
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30 Jun-07:50:45 Re: caldbeck cumbria mineral (Kevin Schofield)
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  Topic: What is it?
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: May 13, 2022 07:38   Subject: Re: What is it?
The whitish material could be microcline.
The black material could be aegirine and the cherry-colored one is very likely eudialyte.
A well-known location for eudialyte is the Khibiny alkaline pluto ...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Feb 14, 2022 10:12   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
A recent geode discovery in Uruguay that some of you have already heard about
http://www.geologyin.com/2021/01/stunning-heart-shaped-amethyst-geode.html
(link normalized by FMF)

I hope I am not g ...
  Topic: Tucson Shows 2022
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 28422

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 05, 2022 09:00   Subject: Re: Tucson Shows 2022
My understanding is that the euclase known as from 'Gachala mine' comes actually from the Vega de San Juan mine, in the Gachala mining district.

As for 'Chivor mine' or 'Muzo mine', 'Gachala mine' ...
  Topic: Tucson Shows 2022
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 28422

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 05, 2022 03:46   Subject: Re: Tucson Shows 2022
From what I can see on the photo, this euclase specimen (IMG_5515.JPG) seems to be rather from La Marina, Boyacá, Colombia.
  Topic: Collection of Bergur E. Sigurdarson
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 54
Views: 42214

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 03, 2022 16:03   Subject: Re: Collection of Bergur E. Sigurdarson
Congratulations Bergur!
This is already quite an achievement despite all odds.
I feel you might need to expand the mineral room sooner or later.
Saludos
Gerard
  Topic: Canon SLR with stacking
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Nov 28, 2021 00:05   Subject: Re: Cannon SLR with stacking
If you put into a search engine something like 'digital camera with focus stacking' there are several
Peter,
I heard Nikon Z6 II had built-in focus stacking.
Gérard
  Topic: Canon SLR with stacking
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Nov 27, 2021 13:58   Subject: Re: Cannon SLR with stacking
Has anyone tried the Cannon DSLR bodies that have built-in focus stacking? Sounds like a cool idea, but they are not cheap!
Didn't know that Canon had a model with built-in focus stacking. Which mod ...
  Topic: Collection of Philippe Durand
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 15, 2021 06:07   Subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand
Quartz
It was very difficult to have a photo of this one (poor lighting, poor skills, poor background, and so on ... and totally water clear)

Please, can you clarify the exact locality
I have Pen ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 27
Views: 10490

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 07, 2021 08:16   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
New dates for the Munich show 2022?

Official news is that next year's show will be held on the weekend straddling September and October, which overlaps with Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer fe ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 03, 2021 03:58   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Magnifiques photos Gérard, félicitations pour cette superbe collection

Plenty of wonderful masterpieces in all the pages but this trapiche crystal is really something I have never seen before. Gene ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 10490

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 01, 2021 15:39   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021 - Like a new Show

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It is true that the coincidence with the Oktoberfest will not be at all good to find flights and accommodation, but in return it gives the possibility of being able to visit that crazy party &# ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 27, 2021 13:56   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde (Muzo #815)
A complete doubly terminated trapiche crystal from Muzo.
Complete trapiche pattern parallel to the c-axis is observed in this crystal, which is fairly uncommon.
For those interested, a thorough desc ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 10490

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 26, 2021 15:46   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
My favorite specimen of this year's show was not for sale...

Hi, Gérard.

Not even the Titeux emerald was for sale... ;-)
Hello Santa!
If I had to choose I would have picked one of Titeux's eu ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 27
Views: 10490

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 26, 2021 15:03   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
My favorite specimen of this year's show was not for sale...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
Fiebre Verde

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Views: 31121

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Oct 12, 2021 11:29   Subject: Re: Silvia's Collection
Welcome aboard to this exciting forum Silvia!
Gérard
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 28, 2021 09:30   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Thanks for your appreciation Philippe and Tobi!

Colombian and Panjshir emeralds share many similarities (origin of the mineralizing fluids, fluid inclusions, tectonic-metamorphic-related type of de ...
  Topic: Kamar Safed emerald mine in Panjshir, Afghanistan
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 25, 2021 16:50   Subject: Re: Kamar Safed emerald mine in Panjshir, Afghanistan

After read all these papers I think is clear that this mine is one of the mines of Khenj emerald area and other locations are the result of a mistake that has been jumping from one database to anoth ...
  Topic: Kamar Safed emerald mine in Panjshir, Afghanistan
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 25, 2021 12:28   Subject: Re: Kamar Safed emerald mine in Panjshir, Afghanistan
Josele,

There are very few public references available on the Kamar Safed/Kamar Saphet/Kamar Safaid locality.
This mine is known to produce also andradite, a calcium-iron variety of garnet.

Pos ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 24, 2021 14:45   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde (Panjshir #42)
Group of intergrown beryl crystals on a metamorphic schist.

Afghan emeralds can be just as good as their Colombian counterparts.
You just need to be able to find some.

Without knowing the Pan ...
  Topic: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
Fiebre Verde

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PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Aug 07, 2021 13:15   Subject: Re: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
Time flies and Jordi is our captain!
 
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