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  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jan 18, 2021 14:08   Subject: Popular Minerals - Botryoidal Rhodochrosite from the Madem-Lakko Mine
Very aerial growth of botryoidal aggregates of Rhodochrosite crystals on matrix, with Calcite and Pyrite.
  Topic: Pink Jade?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 320

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 12, 2021 02:24   Subject: Re: Pink Jade?
I'm a rookie, test the hardness how?...
Please use: DIY Specific Gravity Kit (tutorial) - (19)
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jan 11, 2021 17:25   Subject: Popular Minerals - Adamite (variety manganoan) from the Ojuela Mine, Mexico
Groups of Adamite crystals on a Goethite matrix. The crystals have a pale lilac color in the prism and much more intense on the terminations.
  Topic: The native gold from Guelmim-Oued Noun, Morocco - (35)
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
Views: 1007

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jan 11, 2021 14:00   Subject: The native Gold from Guelmim-Oued Noun, Morocco - (35)
The time helps to clarify things. Advancing of the right locality for these Golds, we already know the name of the closer village: Aouint Ighoman, and that some people use the name 'Aouint Ighoman Gue ...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jan 10, 2021 15:09   Subject: Popular Minerals - Brucite from Killa Saifullah District, Pakistan
Botryoidal aggregates of Brucite on matrix with visible crystal forms.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jan 05, 2021 18:25   Subject: Popular Minerals - Calcite (variety cobaltoan) from Agoudal, Morocco
Irregular aggregate of crystals formed by a short prism with six faces and a flattened terminal rhombohedron, with vertical parallel growths all along the prism.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jan 03, 2021 14:56   Subject: Popular Minerals - Vanadinite from the Mohamedine area, Mibladen, Morocco
It comes from a find made at the Mohamedine area in the first months of 2019, found much deeper than usual.
Large crystals with a thick tabular shape, a lot of them doubly terminated.
  Topic: Cutting diamonds
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 651

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jan 01, 2021 15:00   Subject: Re: Cutting diamonds

Hello,

Historically, the position of the cleavage was a decisive first step.
The problem is difficult to solve when the stone is very expensive. It takes several months of study if not more, the ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 14
Views: 1816

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 01, 2021 12:59   Subject: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021!
Happy New Year minerAll!
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Dec 29, 2020 16:53   Subject: Popular Minerals - Pyromorphite from Des Farges Mine, France
Arborescent growths of Pyromorphite crystals with tapered habit and hopper terminations. A French classic.
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Dec 26, 2020 18:13   Subject: Popular Minerals - Vanadinite from Coud'a, Mibladen, Morocco
From a 2019 discovery at a greater depth than usual in the Coud'a area. With polycrystalline groups and parallel growths of Vanadinite crystals with a thick tabular habit, on matrix, many of them doub ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 14
Views: 1816

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 24, 2020 14:24   Subject: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021!
Always Minerals and Always Ahead ⚒


Season's Greetings!
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Dec 19, 2020 14:55   Subject: Popular Minerals - Fluorapatite 'olho de boi' from Panasqueira, Portugal
Thick tabular Fluorapatite crystals with a concentric color zoning, a kind of growth that at Panasqueira is well-known as 'olho de boi' (ox eye).
The Fluorapatite crystals are on matrix with crystal ...
  Topic: Mineral Talks LIVE
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 40
Views: 5816

PostForum: Blue Cap Productions   Posted: Dec 17, 2020 12:54   Subject: Re: Mineral Talks LIVE
HA HA HA HA HA!!!!

You were awesome Jordi!!!

Thank you again for joining us on the show. We have your follow-up interview scheduled for 2025. Now, GO GET NEW LIGHTS!!!!

Aloha,

-Bryan
It w ...
  Topic: Mineral Talks LIVE
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 40
Views: 5816

PostForum: Blue Cap Productions   Posted: Dec 15, 2020 17:53   Subject: Mineral Talks LIVE - Big mistake! ;-)
The Mineral Talks LIVE is a very generous project that has allowed many collectors to feel together in these difficult moments around what we love the most: minerals.
However, if up to now they had ...
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Dec 12, 2020 14:55   Subject: Popular Minerals - Gold on Quartz from Sasar Mine, Romania
Group of lamellar Gold crystals with curvatures and on a Quartz matrix.
Collected between 1950 and 1960
  Topic: Who can help me
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 26
Views: 2679

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Dec 12, 2020 14:18   Subject: Re: Who can help me
Topic locked according the point 7 of the General guide for using the Forum FMF with some rules and tips
  Topic: Popular Minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 84
Views: 17699

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Dec 09, 2020 16:57   Subject: Popular Minerals - Chalcopyrite with Arsenopyrite and Siderite from Panasqueira
Group of large Chalcopyrite crystals on matrix with the typical curvatures seen in Panasqueira specimens. With Arsenopyrite crystals and small coatings of lenticular Siderite crystals. The Chalcopyrit ...
  Topic: Stories in Stone: A Guide to the Geology of the Western Cape, South Africa - (34)
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 1054

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Dec 08, 2020 14:47   Subject: Re: Stories in Stone: A Guide to the Geology of the Western Cape, South Africa - (34)
On the Spanish side of FMF we create certain sections (two at this time) of the Spanish FMF to be admitted by the International Standard Serial Number. This is the reason why everything we upload in t ...
  Topic: Collection of Bergur E. Sigurdarson
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 49
Views: 25851

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 08, 2020 13:27   Subject: Re: Collection of Bergur E. Sigurdarson
Wonderful emerald, Bergur!

And concerning that:
Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, Pyrite
Locality: Peru
Description: Don't remember locality I was told for this one and haven't found similar looki ...
 
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