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  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 17, 2020 17:28   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
...i think the inclusions are hematite - not the double terminated "cross". not very colorful or gemmy but an excellent specimen...
I would say Ilvaite...
  Topic: Malachite ps azurite from Mibladen, Morocco?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 9
Views: 432

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 16, 2020 15:05   Subject: Re: Malachite ps azurite from Mibladen, Morocco?
Looking your last photo: https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=95840 I'm more tempted by Tadamout.

As usual it could happen that just by a photo it becomes impossible to be s ...
  Topic: Is there any way to tell if the Elmwood Calcite i bought is TRULY from Elmwood Mine?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 16
Views: 3135

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 16, 2020 14:06   Subject: Re: Is there any way to tell if the Elmwood Calcite i bought is TRULY from Elmwood Mine?
In looking over this older thread and comparing the pictured Calcite example to one posted in the "Ten Thousand Club" section in the "Prices Again" thread started by Louis Friend, ...
  Topic: Some carvings
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 441

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jan 15, 2020 17:39   Subject: Re: Some carvings
I agree that the carvings don’t belong on this forum
Correct. Locked thread.
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 943
Views: 833218

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 15, 2020 13:11   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
I know these Spanish dolomites and yes, they look a litle bit similar ... but I also think my specimen looks first of all like a Tsumeb calcite ;-)
Calcite Tobi, you be right... 😏
  Topic: Malachite ps azurite from Mibladen, Morocco?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 9
Views: 432

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 15, 2020 13:07   Subject: Re: Malachite
...I've some very similar specimens labelled as from Touissit, though also Kerrouchene could be a possible candidate.
Last word to Jordi, one of biggest experts also on Moroccan minerals.

For sure ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
Views: 704

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 12, 2020 17:57   Subject: Tucson Show 2020
Welcome to the Tucson Show 2020 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mineralogical Record magazine!🎈🎂⚒


More to come...
European correspondent of the Tucson Gem and Miner ...
  Topic: I really need some help with identifying
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 3
Views: 181

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 11, 2020 15:25   Subject: Re: I really need some help with identifying
...I have registered and don't see any info on how to start the process...
At your register you should have received the message below. Please read it carefully, specially this: A general guide for u ...
  Topic: Weird rock. Smells STRONG - need help to ID
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 17
Views: 972

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 09, 2020 17:53   Subject: Re: Weird rock. Smells STRONG - need help to ID
..It wouldn't be allowed to be sold here I would think if it was radio active.
In no case it would be allowed, this is a non-commercial Forum.
  Topic: The micro photographs of Christian Rewitzer
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 80
Views: 221786

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 06, 2020 18:15   Subject: The micro photographs of Christian Rewitzer - 2020 Contribution (2)
A second batch
  Topic: The micro photographs of Christian Rewitzer
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 80
Views: 221786

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 02, 2020 15:14   Subject: The micro photographs of Christian Rewitzer - 2020 Contribution (1)
What better than start a New Year enjoying the extraordinary micro photographs of Christian Rewitzer? 🤗

Thanks Christian!
  Topic: In Memoriam - José Ramón García left us
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 3
Views: 278

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Jan 01, 2020 15:10   Subject: In Memoriam - José Ramón García left us
José Ramón García one of the greatest connoisseurs of the Fluorites of Asturias, Spain (see JRG Collection ) and coauthor of the Bible of the Asturian Fluorite La Fluorita: Un Siglo de Minería en Ast ...
  Topic: Happy Holidays!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 23
Views: 2159

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 31, 2019 11:38   Subject: Happy New Year!
  Topic: vivianite and light
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 8
Views: 954

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Dec 26, 2019 15:42   Subject: Re: vivianite and light
...Is that a bad idea?...

Yes

...We have had it about 5 years and we have seen no change in the coloration..

You live in a very dry place and far of the sea, and you protected the specimen of ...
  Topic: Happy Holidays!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 23
Views: 2159

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 22, 2019 14:45   Subject: Re: Happy Holidays 2019!
Galactic Greetings from Joaquim Callén!
  Topic: Happy Holidays!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 23
Views: 2159

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 16, 2019 05:28   Subject: Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays enjoying the Earth Sciences - Ciencias de la Tierra on the Spanish side of FMF!🍾🥂✨

https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/files/thumbs/t_fmf__ciencias_de ...
  Topic: "Jaguar" agates from WY
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 683

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Dec 04, 2019 03:19   Subject: Re: "Jaguar" agates from WY
I can't believe this many people have viewed this post and no one has an opinion to offer up....
As explained in FMF is a Forum about minerals FMF is a Forum about minerals. FMF is not a Forum about ...
  Topic: Asbestos name change
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 942

PostForum: Improving the FMF Data Base of localities   Posted: Dec 03, 2019 17:02   Subject: Re: Asbestos name change
And for those of us who believe in being historically correct based on the known time frame the minerals where mined, what is wrong with using the old name. That too should be correct.
Sure. So, bett ...
  Topic: Asbestos name change
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 942

PostForum: Improving the FMF Data Base of localities   Posted: Dec 03, 2019 14:34   Subject: Re: Asbestos name change
I'm guessing they change it to Chrysotile. ;-)

Anyone willing to guess what the new name will be for the town of Asbestos, and how many labels we will all have to change?

James
Thanks to both. ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 52
Views: 14827

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Dec 01, 2019 13:42   Subject: Some thoughts about the recents Munich and Expominer Shows
Carles Manresa says he has taken 2084 photos between Munich and Expominer (the Barcelona Show) many of which can be seen from here and from here

I do not know if the visitors of this Forum are awar ...
 
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