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17 Oct-18:44:23 Re: silvia's collection - quartz (Silvia)
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17 Oct-13:19:12 Re: new generation for picture - ploum (Ploum)
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16 Oct-22:58:12 Re: the mizunaka collection - rhodochrosite (Am Mizunaka)
16 Oct-15:59:00 Re: the mizunaka collection - rhodochrosite (Silvia)
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16 Oct-15:36:47 Re: collection of sante celiberti (Sante Celiberti)
16 Oct-14:41:39 Re: new generation for picture - ploum (Ploum)
16 Oct-12:37:34 Munich show (mineralientage) 2021 - looks like it's starting to let up (Jordi Fabre)
16 Oct-03:23:45 Re: new generation for picture - ploum (Ploum)
16 Oct-01:35:08 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
15 Oct-22:27:21 The mizunaka collection - rhodochrosite (Am Mizunaka)
15 Oct-17:10:46 Re: a mineralogical trip through italy by sante celiberti (Sante Celiberti)
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15 Oct-11:58:22 Re: article on naica and gypsum (Bob Morgan)
15 Oct-10:03:12 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
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  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 3
Views: 541

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 16, 2021 12:37   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021 - Looks like it's starting to let up
Looks like it's starting to let up and little by little we are returning to normality.
Ste. Marie is already announced for 2022 and it will do so at the Munich Show 2021 which (with all the necessar ...
  Topic: Alleged 'silvers' from Udokan?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 408

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Oct 13, 2021 13:39   Subject: Alleged 'silvers' from Udokan?
In Tucson 2020 these 'silvers' were seen in one single room. Them looks exceptional although at the same time them looks very weird. Out of curiosity I bought some from a Russian dealer who told me, a ...
  Topic: The Tobi Martin Mineral Collection - (38)
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 20
Views: 1095

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Oct 11, 2021 01:50   Subject: Re: The Tobi Martin Mineral Collection - (38)
...And again thanks to Grandmaster Jordi for making this a publication on FMF!...
And the administrators from the Spanish side (mostly Antonio P. López) who did the task!
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 3
Views: 541

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 09, 2021 13:47   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
The Show is fully confirmed, it seems that this year nothing will avoid the Mineralientage from taking place. With all the requirements that the Covid imposes, but all the fans of that great Fair we w ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 3
Views: 541

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 09, 2021 13:47   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
  Topic: Question about an old specimen
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 8
Views: 649

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 27, 2021 10:27   Subject: Re: Question about an old specimen
Mineral: Hematite
Locality: Dognecea, Hungary
Dimensions: 7x4.5x4 cm


Well first of all, Dognecea was in Hungary but it is currently in Romania 😉

Dognecea is a name for an area inclu ...
  Topic: Quartz and Epidote with possible hedenbergite from Imilchil, Morocco
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 8
Views: 748

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 don't you 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: 8
Views: 748

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: 347

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: 436

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: 1163

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: 901

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: 719

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: 1817
Views: 1400374

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: 719

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: 554

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: 12433

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: 753

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: 1070
Views: 1287397

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: 1153

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.
 
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