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16 Nov-20:37:19 Re: unsure of mineral or stone, found in northeastern colorado (Tom Tucker)
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16 Nov-16:00:09 Worm casings? fossilized? (Stumptownjoe)
16 Nov-14:07:00 Re: new generation for picture - ploum (Ploum)
16 Nov-13:40:31 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
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16 Nov-12:22:09 Re: unsure of mineral or stone , found in northeastern colorado (Bob Harman)
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16 Nov-08:56:49 Re: unsure of mineral or stone , found in northeastern colorado (Bob Carnein)
16 Nov-08:19:53 Re: collection of tobi (Jordi Fabre)
16 Nov-08:12:53 Re: collection of tobi (Carles Millan)
16 Nov-08:08:18 Re: unsure of mineral or stone , found in northeastern coloradi (Bob Harman)
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  Topic: Quartz collecting outings in South Africa
Mark Randle

Replies: 354
Views: 271568

PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: Oct 14, 2016 10:08   Subject: Re: Quartz collecting outings in South Africa
Ah, Pierre, the phantoms are super cool! Any idea what the depositional phantom layer is composed of? Also thanks for the genus/species of those handsome little flowers.

We are having some luck (t ...
  Topic: New generation for picture - Ploum
Mark Randle

Replies: 1127
Views: 756759

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 05, 2016 09:55   Subject: Re: New generation for picture - Ploum
Beautiful photography and beautiful micros.
  Topic: Quartz collecting outings in South Africa
Mark Randle

Replies: 354
Views: 271568

PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: Oct 01, 2016 23:07   Subject: Re: Quartz collecting outings in South Africa
I love your field collecting trip reports Pierre.. A great many of the best days of my life have been spent collecting. There is just nothing else like being the first to see the earth's awesome creat ...
  Topic: Denver 2016, The Spann's continued adventures..
Mark Randle

Replies: 104
Views: 55213

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Sep 22, 2016 15:35   Subject: Re: Denver 2016, The Spann's continued adventures..
Thank you so much Gail. Your photos and commentary are the next best thing to being there.

Cheers,
Mark Randle
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Mark Randle

Replies: 1467
Views: 814266

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 05, 2016 21:40   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
So nice to see your beautiful specimens rolling out on here every day Mike. You and Arline have "great eyes". Looking forward to a few hundred more!

Cheers
Mark
  Topic: What's Hot In Tucson: 2016
Mark Randle

Replies: 11
Views: 10586

PostForum: Blue Cap Productions   Posted: Aug 13, 2016 14:23   Subject: Re: What's Hot In Tucson: 2016
Danny never disappoints. I had my mouth hanging open on a couple of those pieces while watching. Thanks for posting this since I wasn't there to see these in person this year. Just fantastic.

Cheer ...
  Topic: Special John S. White photographs
Mark Randle

Replies: 15
Views: 22005

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Jul 14, 2016 09:51   Subject: Re: Special John S. White photographs
Wow. I dig this material and I rarely get to see it that way. That first monazite image is especially wonderful. Thanks for posting and thanks to John for sending it to you.

Cheers,
Mark
  Topic: How do you get your specimens?
Mark Randle

Replies: 13
Views: 7444

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 12, 2016 13:37   Subject: Re: How do you get your specimens?
I forgot about this thread but am glad to see it come to life again.
As alluded to above, there are many types of collectors; those who only purchase aesthetic specimens, locale specialists, size, c ...
  Topic: Not Sure What Rock Is!!!???
Mark Randle

Replies: 15
Views: 16375

PostForum: FMF Guide of Rocks   Posted: Mar 21, 2016 14:11   Subject: Re: Not Sure What Rock Is!!!???
Looks like material from or near the Hogg Mine just outside Lagrange GA. Rose quartz, blue quartz, a lot of beryl found there as well. If not at the actual mine it certainly bears more exploration gi ...
  Topic: Collection of Xiao-dong
Mark Randle

Replies: 104
Views: 74814

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 02, 2014 01:16   Subject: Re: Collection of Xiao-dong
Thank you for sharing these. You have a very good specimen eye and are doing some professional photography with them as well. Much enjoyed.

Mark
  Topic: Hallelujah Junction, Nevada
Mark Randle

Replies: 23
Views: 47484

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: May 14, 2014 10:28   Subject: Re: Hallelujah Junction, Nevada
Think I see Paul and Noel in the group shot? Hot as summer here in NC right now and I am openly jealous. Would love to see more photos from whomever took some. Been wanting to do that trip for a while ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - North Carolina
Mark Randle

Replies: 51
Views: 56651

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: Mar 16, 2014 12:03   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - North Carolina
Here is an emerald/mica/calcite combo from North American Emerald Mines in Hiddenite. Collected 2012, sold in Tucson in 2013 I believe but don't remember who has it now. Someone on here?
  Topic: The modest collection of Alessio Cenfi
Mark Randle

Replies: 9
Views: 7966

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Mar 12, 2014 19:50   Subject: Re: The modest collection of Alessio Cenfi
Missed your entrance but look forward to seeing your collection.

Cheers
Mark Randle
  Topic: Cleaning an Amethyst !!!
Mark Randle

Replies: 11
Views: 10338

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Jan 13, 2014 11:27   Subject: Re: Cleaning an Amethyst !!!
Sodium Dithionate (Super Iron Out) works well on most quartzes with iron staining as Scott and others stated. When we have extremely heavily coated pieces oxalic works faster, assuming the discolorati ...
  Topic: How to dig a pocket? - (18)
Mark Randle

Replies: 29
Views: 214703

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Dec 22, 2013 17:33   Subject: Re: How to dig a pocket? - (18)
By hand about 10-12 feet. With machinery and explosives about 110 feet in Hiddenite, 35 feet in SC (machinery only), 60 feet in GA using primarily machinery with some expansion clays to break rock bod ...
  Topic: How to dig a pocket? - (18)
Mark Randle

Replies: 29
Views: 214703

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Dec 22, 2013 14:10   Subject: Re: How to dig a pocket? - (18)
Thanks Jordi. No great loss. Hopefully I still know the same things I thought I knew last night!
  Topic: How to dig a pocket? - (18)
Mark Randle

Replies: 29
Views: 214703

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Dec 22, 2013 11:23   Subject: Re: How to dig a pocket? - (18)
Jordi,

I wrote a post in this thread last evening in response to Vic's picture of his basic equipment which is now vanished. I was discussing useful tools for field collecting. Is it gone forever? ...
  Topic: Presentation of new members - Reference Thread
Mark Randle

Replies: 411
Views: 234001

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Dec 17, 2013 22:49   Subject: Presentation of new members - Mark Randle
Hello to all. I am Mark Randle, presently residing in Alexander County, NC. Having perused the forum I see that I already know several folks here from collecting adventures or from shows. I have been ...
 
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