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  Topic: Calcite in Malkhan elbaite
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: May 19, 2022 02:07   Subject: Re: Calcite in Malkhan elbaite
I don't know what it is, but the shape of the crystals resembles some forms of heulandite
  Topic: Apophyllite from Brazil - a new find from 2021?
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 16, 2022 08:33   Subject: Re: Apophyllite from Brazil - a new find from 2021?
All traps are similar to each other - because they are traps :). On the other hand, the differences in minerals from vugs are sometimes essential. A few years ago, two Polish guys found very similar z ...
  Topic: Apophyllite from Brazil - a new find from 2021?
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 15, 2022 19:31   Subject: Apophyllite from Brazil - a new find from 2021?
Hello - I asked the question on Mindat, but no answers: Did anybody hear something about a new apophyllite/stilbite find from Ametista do Sul, RS, Brazil last year? If you go to Mindat into 'Discussio ...
  Topic: Jachymov - mineralogical pearl of the Erzgebirge Mts. - book for collectors NICE
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Feb 06, 2021 18:08   Subject: Re: Jachymov - mineralogical pearl of the Erzgebirge Mts. - book for collectors NICE
Only one 'not so small' problem if you want to order - the field required "Please fill in the postcode in the form 100 00" so if for example UK prime minister Boris Johnson would like to ord ...
  Topic: Opaque black Quartz, Locality info/matrix info?
Gagat Minerals

Replies: 21
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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jul 16, 2020 03:29   Subject: Re: Opaque black Quartz, Locality info/matrix info?
I've never heard of. Can you post the link to this web page, please?

you need to use Google search: China Neolithic Minerals; (btw - this person have not a big clue about minerals so be patient an ...
  Topic: Opaque black Quartz, Locality info/matrix info?
Gagat Minerals

Replies: 21
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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jul 14, 2020 05:00   Subject: Re: Opaque black Quartz, Locality info/matrix info?
Volkmar, I never have been in China because of the minerals, but I'm quite regularly checking zeolites on the 'China Neolithic' web page and this guy is updating new finds, so not only stilbite (with ...
  Topic: Opaque black Quartz, Locality info/matrix info?
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jul 14, 2020 03:35   Subject: Re: Opaque black Quartz, Locality info/matrix info?
- for me Tongbei- Fujian Province, China
  Topic: Braking Bad.
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Apr 14, 2020 01:24   Subject: Re: Braking Bad.
I'm generally of the position, that we should not even try to identify 'zeolites' in such forms. "This could be" .... - my first impression from very 'fresh' (on the beginning of dehydration ...
  Topic: Braking Bad.
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Apr 13, 2020 12:12   Subject: Re: Braking Bad.
I've come to the conclusion that what I have collected on this day is apophyllite..

- it's hard to confirm (or rather impossible), but definitelly there is no single sign of heulandite here. But If ...
  Topic: Contact with Istvan & Mary J. Toth - Alaskan Garnet Mines
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 21, 2019 09:28   Subject: Contact with Istvan & Mary J. Toth - Alaskan Garnet Mines
I'm looking for an e-mail address of Mr. Istvan & Mary J. Toth, previous owners of the Alaskan Garnet Mines. He sold the claims in 2008 and moved to Escondido in California. His old @ is unfortuna ...
  Topic: Stellerite from Mali
Gagat Minerals

Replies: 3
Views: 7409

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Mar 28, 2019 18:43   Subject: Re: Stellerite from Mali
Hello again - since a few weeks (or maybe a bit longer, I'm not too sure) one of the mineral dealers is providing that Info:

"A relatively new find from Mali, the spherical "flowerlike&qu ...
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018
Gagat Minerals

Replies: 45
Views: 72153

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Aug 06, 2018 16:34   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018

Gold can be beaten into gold leaf less than 100 nm thick, revealing a bluish-green color when light is transmitted through it. Gold is yellow, but not blue-green.

- so please in the future let us ...
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018
Gagat Minerals

Replies: 45
Views: 72153

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Aug 06, 2018 02:37   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018
... Of course the color of gold is green in transmitted light.
...

- I beg your pardon???
  Topic: Maximum number of minerals on a specimen
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: May 01, 2018 14:24   Subject: Re: Maximum number of minerals on a specimen
https://www.feratshala.com/file/repository/atllasi_kristaleve_shqip.pdf
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  Topic: Maximum number of minerals on a specimen
Gagat Minerals

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Views: 67523

PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: Apr 30, 2018 14:51   Subject: Re: Maximum number of minerals on a specimen
honestly I have no idea what to do with this information....
  Topic: Maximum number of minerals on a specimen
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: Apr 30, 2018 08:09   Subject: Re: Maximum number of minerals on a specimen
This book is in 3 languages version, Albanian is an original and also English and German, pdf of the original, albanian version is available on-line - unfortunatelly I don't know how to publish links ...
  Topic: Agates in Sicily?
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: Rockhounding trips   Posted: Apr 26, 2018 12:54   Subject: Re: Agates in Sicily?
... the only minerals found in Sicily so far are sulphur, aragonite, celestine and some baryte..

- amount of limestones in Sicily suggest, that not to find Calcite specimens will be truly mastershi ...
  Topic: Rockhounding trip Juchem Quarry
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: Rockhounding trips   Posted: Apr 05, 2018 15:35   Subject: Re: Rockhounding trip Juchem Quarry
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  Topic: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through Germany   Posted: Mar 29, 2018 11:51   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Andreas - a specimen from Franz Count von Matuschka collection, how nice for my eyes! ! He was born in Debno near Wolów (Schöneiche bei Wohlau), actually in the heart of Natura 2000 area (and 24km fro ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Gagat Minerals

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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through Germany   Posted: Mar 28, 2018 09:13   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Well, many museums have these in their collections, ... Wroclaw ...
- I have never met anyone who has ever seen them. I know them only from books, here drawing by Lasaulx (in Traube 1888)
 
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