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25 Sep-02:13:49 Re: quartz and epidote with possible hedenbergite from imilchil, morocco (Jordi Fabre)
24 Sep-14:45:17 Re: collection of fiebre verde (panjshir #42) (Fiebre Verde)
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  Topic: Quartz and Epidote with possible hedenbergite from Imilchil, Morocco
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
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PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 25, 2021 02:13   Subject: Re: Quartz and Epidote with possible hedenbergite from Imilchil, Morocco
It looks to me as an amphibole, maybe Actinolite, but impossible to be sure without a proper analysis.

Why you don't use 'uralite'? ( https://www.mindat.org/min-4098.html )
It is a very useful t ...
  Topic: Quartz and Epidote with possible hedenbergite from Imilchil, Morocco
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
Views: 423

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 24, 2021 06:58   Subject: Re: Quartz and Epidote with possible hedenbergite from Imilchil, Morocco
As we have said several times before, we are not magicians and with a blurry photo of something apparently coated or pseudomorphized by what looks like an amphibole and without further proof or an ana ...
  Topic: Possibilty of adding/publishing a PDF file to the forum?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 2
Views: 163

PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Sep 23, 2021 10:55   Subject: Re: Possibilty of adding/publishing a PDF file to the forum?
You should send the PDF privately to some administrator (to me for example) and if the administrators consider it of interest it will be published 'as a magazine' in our VIP / senior section:

Featu ...
  Topic: Malachite stalactites, Katanga Province
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 2
Views: 316

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Sep 18, 2021 05:25   Subject: Re: Malachite stalactites, Katanga Province
Mashamba West if I remember correctly...
  Topic: Sold as “Green stilbite”
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 826

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 16, 2021 00:42   Subject: Re: Sold as “Green stilbite”
It looks like a Heulandite with Celadonite inclusions from Eyrarfjall Mountain, Hvalfjörður.
  Topic: About FMF Homepage
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 6
Views: 728

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 11, 2021 00:31   Subject: Re: About FMF Homepage
Setting up an FMF homepage

I have looked at the collector’s pages – superb minerals. It got me thinking, is it possible to setup a collector’s page where the collector is the only one who can make ...
  Topic: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 587

PostForum: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum   Posted: Sep 11, 2021 00:07   Subject: Re: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
I posted my photos in this post some time ago "University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011". If Jordi would like he can move them to this posting.
The Museums have individual section ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 1811
Views: 1382987

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 09, 2021 00:37   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Rhodochrosite

Detail of unidentified minerals. Possibly chalcopyrite?


Sphalerite coated by a thin coat of Chalcopyrite.

Already added to your photo. Size of the crystal please?
  Topic: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 587

PostForum: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum   Posted: Sep 07, 2021 13:58   Subject: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
Finally! : Announcing the opening of an exciting new Museum

👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏
  Topic: Russian Locality Assistance
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 1
Views: 485

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 07, 2021 12:57   Subject: Re: Russian Locality Assistance
Sorry Joseph, but after all this time and after an intensive research, I believe that 'Kucylat' (or similar) is a wrong name.

Please try to publish a photo of it, maybe the image can help...
  Topic: Collection Of Casimir Sarisky
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 14
Views: 12221

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 05:01   Subject: Re: Collection Of Casimir Sarisky

Really nice specimens, Casimir. I think you could improve your photos (I also went a long way until it worked) - your collection deserves it :-)


And please try don't publish repetitive images. ...
  Topic: what rock/mineral is this? (2)
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 6
Views: 637

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Aug 28, 2021 14:34   Subject: Re: what rock/mineral is this? (2)
This appears to be a specimen of baryte (cream colored) and vanadanite (dark rust-red colored) from Mibladen, Morocco. The little crystals on the back might be pyromorphite; they're a little blurry. ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 1068
Views: 1277982

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 24, 2021 08:32   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Hi Tobi
You will find all the details in the FMF topic Now we can add videos. If still in doubt, please let me know.Isn't this feature only for Youtube videos? My video links are from an external dea ...
  Topic: Fluorite from where?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 993

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Aug 19, 2021 11:01   Subject: Re: Fluorite from where?
Like Tobi, and after the etched Fluorite image, I would say Illinois, maybe Annabel Lee Mine.
  Topic: Fluorite from where?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 993

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Aug 19, 2021 02:29   Subject: Re: Fluorite from where?

And with a certainty of 100% this is not from Altenmittlau.



Nor from Spain
  Topic: A Tri-State Galena and Calcite
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 9
Views: 750

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Aug 19, 2021 02:27   Subject: Re: A Tri-State Galena and Calcite

Mineral: Galena and Calcite
Locality: Tri-State District, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Size:
Description:


Size please?
  Topic: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 311
Views: 65807

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 18, 2021 04:08   Subject: Re: Collection of Volkmar Stingl

Mineral: Fluorite
Locality: Schmitt dolomite Quarry, Altenmittlau, Freigericht, Main-Kinzig-Kreis District, Spessart, Hesse/Hessen, Germany
Dimensions: 6,5 x 5,5 cm
Description: Minor Pyrite (t ...
  Topic: Rarest beautifully crystallized minerals
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 1794

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Aug 17, 2021 08:15   Subject: Re: Rarest beautifully crystallized minerals

Wittichenite is a good trade off between rarity and beauty of the (best, Australian) crystals


It is normal to credit other people's images when we publish them. In this case the photo of this f ...
  Topic: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 19
Views: 1764

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Aug 14, 2021 06:02   Subject: Re: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
Dear Jordi,

Thank you for your immense generosity and dedication to creating the FMF and assembling the outstanding team that keeps this forum so vibrant and diverse. This is a great meeting point ...
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 1736
Views: 1437250

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 13, 2021 12:33   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Wonderful overgrowth. It appears to me that calcite is mainly involved rather than quartz.
If you refer to: https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=76013#76013
at the front ima ...
 
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