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  Topic: Can some please let me know what you might think this is?
Joseph DOliveira

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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 04, 2024 22:27   Subject: Re: Can some please let me know what you might think this is?
Pictures are poor but I would guess a man made fluorite cleaved octahedron.
  Topic: Best wishes / 2023-2024!
Joseph DOliveira

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Views: 7602

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 24, 2023 11:11   Subject: Re: Best wishes / 2023-2024!
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

Cheers,
Joseph
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 18, 2023 21:30   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Thanks Don and Michael, appreciated.
Joseph
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 18, 2023 16:30   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
A nice combination specimen.
  Topic: Collection of Philippe Durand
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 347
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 08, 2023 14:41   Subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand
Beautiful specimens, particularly like the hematite from Morocco.
Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 25, 2023 16:01   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
A couple of small pieces added to my Canadian collection.
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Joseph DOliveira

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 24, 2023 11:57   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw

Nice to see a Canadian piece from a classic Ontario locality.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 21, 2023 21:45   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Malachite pseudomorph of Azurite.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

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Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 15, 2023 15:06   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Cassiterite crystals in a matrix of calcite and muscovite.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 03, 2023 14:59   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
A couple more additions, one that is quite common and one which is rather unusual.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 27, 2023 13:38   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Another from the new location in Brazil.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 24, 2023 16:41   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Lustrous, botryoidal hematite.
  Topic: Tarnish on cubanite
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 9
Views: 8697

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Apr 24, 2023 07:09   Subject: Re: Tarnish on cubanite
I use a kitchen cleaning product call VIM cream cleaner (NOT the abrasive VIM powder cleaner) with a soft toothbrush, that will probably work at removing the tarnish and restoring the luster. It works ...
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 14, 2023 07:01   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Thank you Tobi, I usually spend a month on my treasure hunt at the Tucson show as many dealers open early, it affords me the time to find some of the more unusual things.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

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Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 13, 2023 15:38   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
A few more.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 13, 2023 07:42   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
A few more additions from the Tucson show.
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 13, 2023 05:47   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Thank you Tobi.


Hi Joseph,

congratulations on the new specimens! That vivianite is a stunner, a true museum piece! I must confess that vivianite was never a mineral that attracted me until I s ...
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 12, 2023 21:52   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Thank you very much Don, I've finally returned home after a long stay in Tucson. I managed to pick up a few new pieces and will add them as time permits.

Hello Joseph,

Those Ludlamite crystals a ...
  Topic: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 125
Views: 212396

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 12, 2023 20:32   Subject: Re: Collection of Joseph D'Oliveira
Here are a couple of new additions to the collection.
  Topic: Amethyst
Joseph DOliveira

Replies: 17
Views: 8695

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Feb 25, 2023 18:28   Subject: Re: Amethyst
There is a specimen from the Creede Mining District, Colorado posted in mindat that has a similar appearance, unfortunately the picture is not a good quality one. Here is the link:

https://www.mind ...
 
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