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  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

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PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 25, 2020 15:04   Subject: Popular Minerals - Diaspore from Turkey
A large doubly terminated scepter and stepped crystal of Diaspore with polycrystalline terminations partially covered in some areas by leafy growths of Margarite.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 24, 2020 16:27   Subject: Popular Minerals - Fluorite from the Llamas Quarry, Asturias, Spain
Fluorite crystals, one of them clearly dominant and very aerial, with a cubic habit beveled by the dodecahedron. On matrix, with white Quartz crystals.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 23, 2020 16:36   Subject: Popular Minerals - Ullmanite
Matrix group of Ullmannite crystals of cubic habit, with well defined faces and edges.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 23, 2020 16:30   Subject: Re: Popular Minerals
...Have you seen any of the blue ones from that locality?
Yes, I do. There are not many but at the beginning of the find some came out.
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2020 - Cancelled
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 15
Views: 1251

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 20, 2020 11:12   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2020 - Cancelled - Press release
Too bad...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 18, 2020 15:47   Subject: Popular Minerals - Baryte from La Beltraneja, Almería, Spain
Group of very sharp laminar crystals with small rhombohedral white Calcite crystals. The sample is from the initial finds of the locality between September 2002 and March 2003
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 17, 2020 13:07   Subject: Popular Minerals - Olivenite from the Milpillas Mine, Mexico
Isolated crystal of Olivenite on matrix with very well defined faces and edges and perfect terminal faces, lustrous and very deep olive green.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 13, 2020 16:00   Subject: Popular Minerals - Andradite (variety topazolite) from Madagascar
Brown greenish Andradite crystals (variety topazolite) on matrix with the dominant forms of the rhombododecahedron combined with those of the trapezohedron.
  Topic: Minerals toxicity: Where can I find information?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 654

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Oct 13, 2020 04:22   Subject: Re: Minerals toxicity: Where can I find information?
...Do you know of a good website that would list minerals with reliable information regarding their toxicity (with explanations)?...
Here! 😉

Check this master piece: An Overview of Mineral ...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 10, 2020 16:00   Subject: Popular Minerals - Calcite, Fluorite and Pyrite from Villabona Mines, Spain
Polycrystalline growths of complex Calcite crystals with dominant scalenohedral forms. The specimen comes from the Villabona Mine, which has not produced many quality specimens and should not be confu ...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 07, 2020 11:52   Subject: Popular Minerals - Fluorite from the Llamas Quarry, Asturias, Spain
Group of Fluorite crystals with clearly dominant cube faces markedly beveled by the dodecahedron. A 'modern classic' from Spain.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 05, 2020 13:34   Subject: Popular Minerals - Baryte from Bou Nahas Mine, Morocco
Floater aggregate of parallel growths of thin tabular Baryte crystals and partially coated by white aggregates of Quartz microcrystals and small Pyrite crystals.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Oct 01, 2020 13:03   Subject: Popular Minerals - Galena from the Ballard Mine, Kansas, USA
Group of cuboctohedral crystals of Galena that have polycrystalline and partially skeletal growths.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 29, 2020 16:20   Subject: Popular Minerals - Copper from Keweenaw, Michigan, USA
Floater group of very well defined dodecahedral crystals of Copper with fine alignments formed by the recrystallization of Copper microcrystals.
With a little matrix and casts of vanished Quartz cry ...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 28, 2020 14:18   Subject: Popular Minerals - Prehnite from La Combe de La Selle, France
Prehnite crystals with very marked curvatures and polycrystalline growths. A French classic from one of the most typical localities for the species.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 26, 2020 10:55   Subject: Popular Minerals - Stokesite from Valdemanco, Madrid, Spain
Aggregate of very sharp, colorless and transparent Stokesite crystals on a little Microcline matrix with Albite.
These Stokesites, found in 1999 and featured in an article in The Mineralogical Recor ...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 22, 2020 16:12   Subject: Popular Minerals - Silver from La Encantada Mine, Coahuila, Mexico
Floater aggregate with polycrystalline growths of hexahedral Silver crystals with very defined faces and edges and with small dark coatings of Acanthite.
  Topic: Is there Proof of Kobyashevite Fakes?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 1036

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Sep 22, 2020 01:32   Subject: Re: Is there Proof of Kobyashevite Fakes?
On the Spanish FMF: Rumores sobre las kobyashevitas de la Mina Ojuela
If you use the translator at the top left of every page you can read it in English language.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 20, 2020 16:56   Subject: Popular Minerals - Twinned Cerussite from Spain
Floater growth of flattened reticulated prismatic twins of Cerussite with a rosette-like appearance different from other specimens commonly seen from this locality.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 58
Views: 10295

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 18, 2020 14:12   Subject: Popular Minerals - Octahedral Fluorite from the Mont Blanc, France
Group of octahedral Fluorite crystals with polycrystalline growths on an Albite matrix. A classic Alpine specimen.
 
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