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  Topic: Alleged 'silvers' from Udokan?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 1750

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jan 15, 2022 13:19   Subject: Re: Alleged 'silvers' from Udokan?

On my return to Barcelona I had them analyzed and the result indicated that it was an alloy of anthropogenic origin, which in a way confirmed my suspicions (and those of others who saw them). With t ...
  Topic: Alleged 'silvers' from Udokan?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 10
Views: 1750

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jan 15, 2022 13:11   Subject: Re: Alleged 'silvers' from Udokan?
I received these images from the Russian dealer, owner of those alleged 'silvers'
  Topic: Seeking methodology for identifying crystalline forms.
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 11
Views: 701

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 03, 2022 14:26   Subject: Re: Seeking methodology for identifying crystalline forms.

Yes those photos are useless as is size and weight of a specimen for identification purposes. As for learning Crystallography childrens learning websites are a great place to start as they break thi ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 27
Views: 7008

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 02, 2022 14:48   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021 - New Discoveries (and 4)
More reviews coming soon …
As we said yesterday ... 😉

Due to some slight vision problems I have not been able to close my chronicle so far, and, curiously, things have happened along the ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 18
Views: 1254

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 01, 2022 12:27   Subject: Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022!
Happy New Future!
  Topic: Measuring the specific gravity?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 13
Views: 626

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Dec 30, 2021 17:28   Subject: Re: Measuring the specific gravity?
Links within the message forum
  Topic: Measuring the specific gravity?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 13
Views: 626

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Dec 30, 2021 13:11   Subject: Re: Measuring the specific gravity?
DIY Specific Gravity Kit (tutorial) - (19)
  Topic: In Memoriam: Charlie Key
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 5
Views: 673

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Dec 28, 2021 13:19   Subject: Re: In Memoriam: Charlie Key
Rest in peace Charlie, no one can say that you did not deserve to rest.
How many thousand specimens bear your signature in the collections and Museums around the world... Maybe not your name, becaus ...
  Topic: Peruvian / French or Cornish Chalcopyrite on Fluorite?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 12
Views: 1016

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Dec 24, 2021 07:15   Subject: Re: Peruvian / French or Cornish Chalcopyrite on Fluorite?
Most probably Mont-Roc
  Topic: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 18
Views: 1254

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 23, 2021 13:11   Subject: Minerals and Music will save us...
Happy Holidays to everybody!
  Topic: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 18
Views: 1254

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 23, 2021 12:10   Subject: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2022!
This year a Christmas greeting from the Spanish side of FMF, made by Juan Antonio Álvarez Ortega and his son Miguel.

Fuerza Juan Antonio!
and cheers to all FMFers!
  Topic: Gold for Collectors - The Book
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
Views: 30397

PostForum: Mineral Up Editions   Posted: Dec 15, 2021 12:13   Subject: Re: Gold for Collectors - The Book
This is how things are now:

The second edition is in process. The Callen's are working in a second edition currently. It will have a different and more scientific approach but plenty of images. Pie ...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 91
Views: 13520

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Dec 15, 2021 05:15   Subject: Re: Silvia's Collection

Cluster of satiny lustrous translucent prismatic Fluorapatite crystals measuring to 3 cm in size with micro crystallized Topaz, Muscovite and Goyazite. Topaz and Goyazite verified by SEM and XRD.... ...
  Topic: Minerant 2022 - Mineral Show in Antwerp, Belgium
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 0
Views: 708

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 18, 2021 06:44   Subject: Minerant 2022 - Mineral Show in Antwerp, Belgium
Minerant 2022 - Mineral Show in Antwerp, Belgium
  Topic: Gold for Collectors - The Book
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
Views: 30397

PostForum: Mineral Up Editions   Posted: Nov 17, 2021 14:11   Subject: Re: Gold for Collectors - The Book
After checking with the author, Joaquim Callén, the people who can have it for sale (if they have not finished it) are:

Gloria Staebler - Lithographie
Wayne and Dona Leicht
Ian Bruce
Lapis
Loui ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 27
Views: 7008

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 14, 2021 12:03   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021 - New Discoveries (3)
I continue with the (scarce) news that I saw in Munich 2021. After two years it is difficult to say what was new in Munich or what was stored and was previously appearing on web pages or in small Show ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 27
Views: 7008

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 08, 2021 04:51   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
It doesn't seem to me a very good idea, the winter' weather in Munich could be complicated, especially moving by car, and many people has already booked flights and hotels for the official dates...
1 ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 27
Views: 7008

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 08, 2021 01:44   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
New dates for the Munich show 2022?

Official news is that next year's show will be held on the weekend straddling September and October, which overlaps with Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer fe ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 27
Views: 7008

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 07, 2021 13:18   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021 - New Discoveries (2) Shijiangshan
The Shijiangshan Mines in Yinwu, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China is becoming an inexhaustible source of 'best known'.

It started with the Borcarites with Cahnite (initially erroneously attr ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 27
Views: 7008

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Nov 06, 2021 14:48   Subject: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2021 - New Discoveries (1)
This is the first installment of the recent new discoveries that I can talk about and post their photos.

Let's start with the indefatigable Panasqueira Mine of which Silvia is making an excellent ...
 
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