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  Topic: Calcite in Malkhan elbaite
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: May 19, 2022 04:13   Subject: Re: Calcite in Malkhan elbaite

I think those crystals may be just albite. They resemble some of the albite associated to aquamarines and garnets from some localities at the Shigar Valley, Pakistan. Depending on the orientation of ...
  Topic: Novice questions!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 6
Views: 567

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: May 04, 2022 03:21   Subject: Re: Novice questions!
Hi Joel,

Passed your request to the Spanish side of this Forum -> https://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=157075#157075

The Grupo Mineralóxico e Xeolóxico Galego from Galicia may ...
  Topic: 2022 West Coast Spring Show
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 0
Views: 376

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Apr 24, 2022 16:06   Subject: 2022 West Coast Spring Show

East Coast show is almost sold out and we are featuring The Frazier Quartz Collection this year in our 52 showcases.

  Topic: Collection of Sante Celiberti
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 223
Views: 51696

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 10, 2022 11:22   Subject: Re: Collection of Sante Celiberti

Mineral: Stellerite, Celadonite
Locality: Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India
Dimensions: 84 x 60 mm



I've been away for a couple of days and I couldn't participate before sending a privat ...
  Topic: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 1417

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Apr 03, 2022 11:12   Subject: Re: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell

Hi James - thanks. Yes, we are indeed getting close! I received copies of the 'running sheets' - actual printed pages from the 1000 copies production run. The colour reproduction is excellent - big ...
  Topic: 49th ROCHESTER MINERALOGICAL SYMPOSIUM!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 0
Views: 458

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Mar 31, 2022 13:30   Subject: 49th ROCHESTER MINERALOGICAL SYMPOSIUM!
FRIDAY, APRIL 8 – SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2022

Free and open to all mineral enthusiasts. Register at:
https://rasny.us19.list-manage.com/track/click?u=3aa08735632bb430b41525112&id=227644d57f&e=5 ...
  Topic: Formicaite. Beta-formicaite & alpha-Ca-formate. Mineral or not? - (39)
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 8
Views: 1009

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Mar 19, 2022 17:06   Subject: Re: Formicaite. Beta-formicaite & alpha-Ca-formate. Mineral or not? – (39)
...If anyone is curious, I could share here some analyses.
Please!
  Topic: Cabeça do Cachorro claim
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 1514

PostForum: Improving the FMF Data Base of localities   Posted: Feb 21, 2022 03:41   Subject: Re: Cabeça do Cachorro claim
...But the name Cabeça do Cachorro (dog's head) is an invented name that refers to the shape of the region in which they come out...
Seems that 'Cabeça do Cachorro' is also used as a name of the area ...
  Topic: Collection of mineralenzo
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 18
Views: 3087

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 20, 2022 16:42   Subject: Re: Collection of mineralenzo
Hi Enzo,

For some reason and after some warnings you are not following any of the mandatory rules to publish posts in FMF and after a while fixing your posts we are worried about it and tired to fi ...
  Topic: Cabeça do Cachorro claim
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 1514

PostForum: Improving the FMF Data Base of localities   Posted: Feb 20, 2022 12:34   Subject: Re: Cabeça do Cachorro claim
...Why send it to a poor country like Bolivia for onward export to the USA?...
To avoid some kind of difficulties or legal issues of export of 'rocks' between Brazil and USA that does not happen betw ...
  Topic: Where is it from?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 1787

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Feb 19, 2022 05:31   Subject: Re: Where is it from?
Have you tested the hardness? That will help you determine if it is opal or some other mineral. Based on the photo I could believe it to be opal but have no idea where it is from.


Hi, James.
...
  Topic: Where is it from?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 1787

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Feb 18, 2022 12:38   Subject: Re: Where is it from?
No idea Sante, sorry. Is not easy due the similitude of the Opals from different localities.
  Topic: Collection of mineralenzo
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 18
Views: 3087

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 18, 2022 08:27   Subject: Re: Collection of mineralenzo

Good morning, it would be interesting, in my opinion, to expand the mineral exposure with the related findings in the field where obviously it is possible. I would therefore like to create a special ...
  Topic: Russell Society Monthly Virtual Talk by James Catmur – A guide to Spanish e-mineralogy
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 930

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 14, 2022 14:32   Subject: Re: Russell Society Monthly Virtual Talk by James Catmur – A guide to Spanish e-mineralogy

I assume that this is 15:00 Eastern time on the 16th?


Hi Everyone

You may be interested to know that our very own James Catmur will be the guest speaker for the Russell Society
http://www. ...
  Topic: Russell Society Monthly Virtual Talk by James Catmur – A guide to Spanish e-mineralogy
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 4
Views: 930

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 13, 2022 12:53   Subject: Re: Russell Society Monthly Virtual Talk by James Catmur – A guide to Spanish e-mineralogy
Nobody miss it! there are only 40 places available and James is not going to disappoint anyone. He is a pioneer in online mineralogical proposals and his presence in Spain for several years left no on ...
  Topic: Quartz Crystals Quality
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 9
Views: 1508

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Feb 12, 2022 18:37   Subject: Re: Quartz Crystals Quality
Am I the only one frustrated by this thread? Some guy shows us a box of broken up quartz rock, lists a bunch of characteristics that are mostly, seemingly just generic for quartz, and asks us if this ...
  Topic: Collection from Dany Mabillard
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 156
Views: 69070

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 12, 2022 11:32   Subject: Re: Collection from Dany Mabillard
Moscona, in my opinion

Thank you all for your comments. Photo of the back of the specimen. Have a nice weekend.
Moscona for sure.

Danny I already changed the caption at your post.

Regards
...
  Topic: Barite from France
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 3
Views: 776

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Feb 11, 2022 16:48   Subject: Re: Barite from France
It is not in the FMF database, but ours does tend to focus on Spain

I think I found it. The locality is Four la Brouque. Auvergne. It is on Mindat
Is a little bit more complex. Here we have a much ...
  Topic: Tucson Shows 2022
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 25971

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 05, 2022 06:24   Subject: Tucson Shows 2022 - Some clarifications (1)
it was my intention not participate in this excellent thread because I'm not attending Tucson, but in order to try to maintain the standards of FMF I will participate with some slight precisions to th ...
  Topic: Tucson 2022. We missed you.
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 35
Views: 6490

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 04, 2022 16:51   Subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.
Hey there. We are stuck in Dallas with a huge ice storm and travel is impossible. Waiting for things to melt and dry up...
Cheers and stay safe!
 
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