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  Topic: The Tama Higuchi Collection
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 15
Views: 900

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 13, 2022 00:52   Subject: Re: The Tama Higuchi Collection
Are you sure these calcites are not dolomites? Difficult to tell from the photo, but the mentioned twinning points to dolomite

Here is the back, if it helps! I've never seen dolomite with this colo ...
  Topic: The Tama Higuchi Collection
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 15
Views: 900

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 10, 2022 14:40   Subject: Re: The Tama Higuchi Collection

I initially assumed it was a Muzo Mine specimen, but I found out later on (by someone who turned out to be the previous owner!) that it was actually La Pita. Interestingly, many of the calcites that ...
  Topic: The Tama Higuchi Collection
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 15
Views: 900

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 10, 2022 14:03   Subject: Re: The Tama Higuchi Collection
Very nice display.
The piece to the right of that rhodochrosite doesn’t look bad either…
By the way I love your avatar :-)
Gerard
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 736
Views: 795893

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 25, 2022 16:58   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde
A really beautiful Emerald specimens. I would be a lot happier to have it on my finger as a ring!

All the best.

Silvia
Thank you Silvia.
The prospect to have it as a ring is probably the best ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 736
Views: 795893

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 25, 2022 16:25   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#827)
Doubly terminated crystal from Chivor.
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 736
Views: 795893

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 23, 2022 02:20   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Superb Gérard! Wonderful balance, very cute and bright thunbnail
Merci Romain, I appreciate your comments!
This piece is the last entered in my collection.
Well balanced specimens like this one ar ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 736
Views: 795893

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 21, 2022 14:58   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Cunas (#827)
Small is beautiful...
  Topic: A new book on emeralds
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 2
Views: 578

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Jul 14, 2022 09:48   Subject: A new book on emeralds
I am pleased to announce the forthcoming release of a book entitled “Émeraudes, tout un monde !” (Emeralds, a whole new world!).
This state-of-the-art review on emeralds is a collective work signed b ...
  Topic: What is it?
Fiebre Verde

Replies: 6
Views: 799

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

Replies: 244
Views: 403503

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

Replies: 95
Views: 31594

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

Replies: 95
Views: 31594

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: 43320

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

Replies: 14
Views: 3224

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

Replies: 14
Views: 3224

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

Replies: 296
Views: 235463

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: 11345

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

Replies: 736
Views: 795893

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

Replies: 27
Views: 11345

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

Replies: 736
Views: 795893

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 ...
 
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