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  Topic: "Jaguar" agates from WY
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 465

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   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: 650

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: 650

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: 45
Views: 12015

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 ...
  Topic: A new book
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 14
Views: 3567

PostForum: Le Règne Minéral   Posted: Nov 24, 2019 15:25   Subject: The new book: "Minéraux – Le guide des Passionnés"
...Knowing the Le Règne Minéral team I'm sure that this book will be great! 😋
Sometimes the desires become reality and more rarely the reality exceeds the desires. In this book it happened ex ...
  Topic: Buyers remorse, sellers remorse, donors remorse and more
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 16
Views: 909

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Nov 19, 2019 13:15   Subject: Re: Buyers remorse, sellers remorse, donors remorse and more
Loaning to museums is a well known strategy for high-end collectors to avoid paying capital gains taxes on the sales from their collections under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. This loopho ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 932
Views: 820856

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 16, 2019 08:19   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi

(The specimen was labeled Herja, but I rather think it is from Cavnic )


I agree that it looks as Cavnic but however it could also be from Herja (the "campanoid" form of the Quartz i ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 15, 2019 15:10   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - The New Discoveries
Do you want to know what were some of the (few) novelties of Munich 2019? Please visit these three posts on the Spanish FMF. The first and second of Carles Manresa and the third of mine just to comple ...
  Topic: Unstable pyrite
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 15
Views: 952

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 14, 2019 09:19   Subject: Re: Unstable pyrite

I have several miniature and smaller Merelani pyrites in my collection, and have also photographed some loose larger and very lustrous crystals. Several of the miniature and smaller samples I have ...
  Topic: Unstable pyrite
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 15
Views: 952

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 13, 2019 06:38   Subject: Re: Unstable pyrite
..My purpose in initiating this topic was really to try to learn if this is a concern for many or most of the pyrites from Merelani Hills, Tanzania.
As far as I know the Pyrites from Merelani can app ...
  Topic: Quartz from Brazil, where?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 524

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Nov 11, 2019 10:19   Subject: Re: quartz from Brazil, where?
Hi Roger,

you know how hard it is to determine the locality of a quartz / rock crystal from Brazil. I think that a lot of the usual quartz localities could be the provenance, I know similiar crysta ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 01, 2019 17:59   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - My 10 favorites
Barcelona 11/01/2019

My 10 favorites of this year's displays.
Actually 10 + 1 because I have not published the picture of a large group of very transparent and very red crystals of Chinese octahe ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 01, 2019 07:26   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
I gave my camera to Jim and he took over a thousand photos! I’ll download them today. ( Jim made it home yesterday morning ) he also visited the salt mine ( 502 years in production ) and Erica Pohl’s ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 01, 2019 07:00   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - Hundreds of images published...
Hundreds of images published from Munich 2019 Spanish side and many more that will be downloaded in the coming days. Do not miss it!
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 01, 2019 06:06   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - Mineralogical Record in action!
Doing a magazine of minerals is not easy at all, and even more if it is a magazine like the Mineralogical Record. They have to send a reporter and a photographer to the main Shows like Mineralientage ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 28, 2019 14:08   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - The best at all
The best at all 🤩

Tom Greesman, Tom Moore and Christi (The Mineralogical Record), Jim Spann (a half of a powerful couple) and John White (the "rondinaire")
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 26, 2019 00:23   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - Going towards the end of the Show
Munich 10/26/2019

New minerals for a new day 😉
  Topic: École des Mines de Paris - great report on the Spanish FMF forum
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 817

PostForum: École des Mines de Paris (Paris School of Mines)   Posted: Oct 25, 2019 23:05   Subject: Re: École des Mines de Paris - great report on the Spanish FMF forum
...It's in Spanish language which I don't understand - but who needs words when he gets to see such great minerals?! :-)...
Do not forget that there is a Google Translate integrated in each page (top ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 25, 2019 00:30   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - More photos and info on the Spanish side of FMF
Munich 10/25/2019

Eloïse Gaillou and Farida Maouche loved the article "Musée de Minéralogie MINES ParisTech (École des Mines de Paris) - (26)" and they wanted to celebrate it with this se ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 45
Views: 12015

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 24, 2019 00:22   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2019 - Everybody is arriving
Everybody is arriving.
Tom Moore and Tom Gressman from The Mineralogical Record photographed by John White (founder of the Mineralogical Record) 😁
 
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