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22 May-03:40:56 The mizunaka collection - fluorite (Am Mizunaka)
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 24, 2022 01:32   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 22, 2022 02:09   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 19, 2022 07:57   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 17, 2022 03:14   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 15, 2022 09:05   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 12, 2022 07:44   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 10, 2022 04:23   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: May 04, 2022 08:47   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
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  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Aug 06, 2020 07:21   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Peter, the collection did not suffer "very little or more likely NO damage", it is absolutely unscathed!!! We went through each and every rock, none has even budged. Likewise for the fossils ...
  Topic: In Memoriam: Adalberto Giazotto (1940-2017)
MIM Museum

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PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Nov 19, 2017 10:12   Subject: In Memoriam: Adalberto Giazotto (1940-2017)
Mineral collecting has lost one of its gentlemen with the passing of Adalberto Giazotto. As a fellow collector, I have always been impressed by the quality and size of the minerals he collected. His e ...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Sep 29, 2017 07:17   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Sep 29, 2017 04:37   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
And some more
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Sep 28, 2017 03:47   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Guten Tag Tobi
Thank you very much for your enthusiastic comments, as always.
When will we have the pleasure to welcome you in Beirut?
Salim
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Sep 22, 2017 08:12   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
A batch of some minerals from Mim.
  Topic: Light sensitivity of cinnabar crystals (Chatian Mine, China)?
MIM Museum

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jan 30, 2017 02:38   Subject: Re: Light sensitivity of cinnabar crystals (Chatian Mine, China)?
Gentlemen

I am not sure the cinnabars are sensitive to light (provided the latter does not contain UV). The color of cinnabar is not due to impurities or defaults, but to the chemistry of mercury s ...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Jan 21, 2017 07:14   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Hello Jamison
Thank you for your kind mail.
There are actually 3 fluorites from this find in the collection:
#799 and #800 indeed, but also #781 boasting a 7 cm octahedron that was trimmed down fro ...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Jan 04, 2017 01:22   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Hello Peter
All the best to you and your family for 2017, and we hope to see you again in Beirut soon: 370 new rocks have been added since you made us the honor of a visit in 2013...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Jan 03, 2017 01:28   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Hello Bob

Thank you for your flattering comments. Indeed, this is my personal collection which I have made publicly available. I have entirely financed this project which cost obviously an eye, whi ...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Dec 27, 2016 00:13   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Thank you Jim.
Awaiting your visit to Beirut!
Happy new year
Salim
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
MIM Museum

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Dec 27, 2016 00:12   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Hello Peter
And thank you for your flattering comments!
You'd be surprised: Beirut is much more accessible than people think (no visa, less than 4 hours away from major European cities), so don't he ...
 
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