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  Topic: Death of Heimo Hellwig
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 19
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PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Apr 21, 2019 09:18   Subject: Re: Death of Heimo Hellwig
This is heartbreaking news. I always enjoyed looking at Heimo's Tsumeb specimens on the FMF Forum. My condolences to his family.
  Topic: Collection Macros
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 31
Views: 8573

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Aug 06, 2018 11:57   Subject: Re: Collection Macros
Hi Oliver,

I was on the road yesterday, so I just noticed this thread today. I have to agree with the others that your Alum Creek “fluorites” are also calcites, based on the physical properties. Ca ...
  Topic: Favourite Fluorites?
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 197
Views: 201985

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Dec 07, 2017 08:42   Subject: Re: Favourite Fluorites?
It’s impossible for me to state which localities are my favorites for fluorites. Like Michael Shaw, one of my favorite localities is the Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District.

This specimen is in ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1502
Views: 862003

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 09, 2017 15:54   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
Wonderful fluorite specimens Mike. Your La Paz County specimen is most likely from the Heson Mine. It was known for producing both cubic and octahedral fluorites.

The information on the locality w ...
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1524
Views: 1304081

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 06, 2017 15:12   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
Speaking of the Lane Quarry, I found a reference to it in a Rock and Gem article by Bob Jones.

"The best-known Massachusetts quarry is the Lane Quarry in Westfield. Decades ago, it was access ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1502
Views: 862003

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 12, 2017 08:42   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
Love that Japanese Andradite! I'm curious to know if anyone has done any research into the cause of the iridescence on the garnets?
  Topic: Quartz, Natural and Synthetic
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 47
Views: 67857

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jun 29, 2017 08:14   Subject: Re: Quartz, Natural and Synthetic
In 2016-2017, Vlad has expanded some of his experiments with his hydrothermal solution quartzes. I have acquired several specimens that he has regrown and will share them here on the FMF site.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Ohio
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 41
Views: 55262

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: Jun 28, 2017 09:15   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Ohio
Most mineral collectors are aware that Ohio is one of the few places in the world to produce iridescent fluorite. Although the Auglaize Quarry in Junction, Paulding County, Ohio is the best known of ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1502
Views: 862003

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 28, 2017 07:10   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
I think the Antarctica specimen is really cool. The specimens I typically see from there are from outer space and not from the continent itself!
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1496
Views: 1080015

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 15, 2017 11:00   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
That Annabel Lee Mine specimen is definitely an oddity and a sweet one at that!

I searched my 1988 Rocks and Minerals article on the district and there was this note:

"Marcasite occurs as r ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / County Durham
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 114
Views: 81696

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: May 11, 2017 13:41   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / County Durham
I drove back from a wedding in Baltimore and on my way home, I decided to make a pit stop and visit the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The museum is well known for its ...
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1496
Views: 1080015

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 02, 2017 08:11   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Really nice specimens Don, I especially like that Millerite!

When I first started collecting minerals in college, I always thought that cookeite was pronounced like the dessert, so I called it coo ...
  Topic: Quartz and limonite from a sandstone quarry
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 4
Views: 5276

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Apr 28, 2017 08:36   Subject: Re: Quartz and limonite from a sandstone quarry
Pete, when I first saw these pictures I thought they looked like “flame structures” or “convoluted bedding”, but the more I see similar specimens, the more I am inclined to believe that your interpret ...
  Topic: Collection of Manuel Mesa
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 208
Views: 113119

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 28, 2017 08:22   Subject: Re: Collection of Manuel Mesa
Manuel these are some outstanding specimens and your photographs are excellent as well. I particular like the fluorite from Inner Mongolia (3416.jpg) and the calcite from the Xianghualing Mine in Huna ...
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1524
Views: 1304081

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 20, 2017 09:44   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
I had to chuckle over your olmiite ( https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=77985 ). I just attended a mineral show last weekend and picked up a nice, inexpensive olmiite. Your's ...
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1524
Views: 1304081

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 11, 2017 13:36   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
I had to chuckle over your olmiite. I just attended a mineral show last weekend and picked up a nice, inexpensive olmiite. Your's though is a lot more attractive than mine!
  Topic: Collection of Heimo Hellwig
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 672
Views: 346922

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Mar 16, 2017 08:59   Subject: Re: Collection of Heimo Hellwig
Love that azurite/malachite/wulfenite combination specimen!
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 1524
Views: 1304081

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 21, 2017 15:29   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
The fluorite and baryte from the Gaskins is exceptional. Neat old time specimen we normally don't see from the IL-KY Fluorspar District.
  Topic: Please help me identify if these are fake or treated
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 16
Views: 13053

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Feb 09, 2017 16:07   Subject: Re: Please help me identify if these are fake or treated
#4 is not entirely "natural"...sorry

It is actually broken quartz (I think from Madagascar?) which has been "re-healed" in autoclaves. I have also seen pictures of similar spe ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Jamison Brizendine

Replies: 720
Views: 501136

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 30, 2017 09:32   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde
Outstanding material as always...especially the color on that Rhodonite!
 
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