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04 Oct-14:57:50 Re: dark, metallic mystery mineral - magnetite? ilmenite? hematite? (James Catmur)
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04 Oct-09:58:41 Re: dark, metallic mystery mineral - magnetite? ilmenite? hematite? (Pete Richards)
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03 Oct-23:39:50 Re: munich show (mineralientage) 2022 (Roger Warin)
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03 Oct-14:30:46 Re: collection of tobi (Carles Millan)
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  Topic: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Montanpark

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Worlwide Museums & Visits to Museums and private collections   Posted: May 25, 2020 10:18   Subject: Re: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Hi Peter,
i was hoping that you might show up ;-)
Thanks, will send you PM with contact details!
Cheers
Roger
  Topic: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Montanpark

Replies: 4
Views: 8158

PostForum: Worlwide Museums & Visits to Museums and private collections   Posted: May 25, 2020 04:35   Subject: Re: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Hi Jordi,
thanks for the link. Specimen photos are not the problem, but site pics, underground pics etc., also videos would be welcome. For mineral pics i usually stir up Jeff S. ;-) - he helped out ...
  Topic: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Montanpark

Replies: 4
Views: 8158

PostForum: Worlwide Museums & Visits to Museums and private collections   Posted: May 25, 2020 03:58   Subject: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Hi all,
this weekend i got an email from Fritz Geller-Grimm, head of the Natural History Collections at the Museum Wiesbaden - Hessisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Natur asking me for assistance set ...
  Topic: Mindat is in financial trouble.....!?!
Montanpark

Replies: 4
Views: 6436

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Aug 18, 2018 03:23   Subject: Re: Mindat is in financial trouble.....!?!
Agree with Alfredo and Jesse,
page sponsoring is an effective way to support mindat on a long term basis (my favourite mine "belongs" to me again after having had a break ;-) ). The OP thou ...
  Topic: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.
Montanpark

Replies: 116
Views: 179789

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Jan 18, 2015 13:52   Subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.
Hi Gail,
If I may say this: you look great! Have fun at the show (not for me this year again, but 2016 maybe!). Enjoy!

Cheers
Roger
  Topic: THEFT of 60 world class mineral specimens in Johannesburg!
Montanpark

Replies: 19
Views: 51797

PostForum: Reporting thefts and disappearances   Posted: Dec 10, 2014 08:54   Subject: Re: THEFT of 60 world class mineral specimens in Johannesburg!
Just noticed that these are the same pictures as posted at the link Carles provided ...
  Topic: THEFT of 60 world class mineral specimens in Johannesburg!
Montanpark

Replies: 19
Views: 51797

PostForum: Reporting thefts and disappearances   Posted: Dec 10, 2014 08:53   Subject: Re: THEFT of 60 world class mineral specimens in Johannesburg!
Hi all,
I just received some more pictures via e-mail ... hope there will be no copyright problem if I post them here - if so please feel free to remove if needed.

This came as a description " ...
  Topic: Old labels of minerals
Montanpark

Replies: 9
Views: 18771

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 05, 2014 18:41   Subject: Re: Old labels of minerals
Hi all,
very nice oldie Roger.
Must be a sample of the Ensisheim chondrite.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ensisheim_%28meteorite%29

Cheers
Roger
  Topic: Old labels of minerals
Montanpark

Replies: 9
Views: 18771

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 03, 2014 16:14   Subject: Re: Old labels of minerals
IMO it could be that the alleged a is a sloppy 2 - if you compare to the other a´s and 2´s - some old labels are a real mess wrt clear writing :-)
  Topic: Old labels of minerals
Montanpark

Replies: 9
Views: 18771

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 03, 2014 11:24   Subject: Re: Old labels of minerals
Hi,
A friend to whom I sent my picture gave me the right explanation.
It is not a question of alchemical symbols but crystallographic descriptions expressed in the Naumann’s notation with characteri ...
  Topic: Texas Memorial Museum in Peril
Montanpark

Replies: 8
Views: 19118

PostForum: Worlwide Museums & Visits to Museums and private collections   Posted: Jan 23, 2014 15:51   Subject: Re: Texas Memorial Museum in Peril
My interest in mineralogy, geology and mining stems to a big part from my first visits to the Idar-Oberstein museum with a large section about natural history and minerals (and of course from my Grand ...
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
Montanpark

Replies: 65
Views: 147956

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jun 05, 2013 16:10   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
we´ll see .. i think i will .. have to persuade my company :-)
you may help me a bit since we´ll see you days before .. so try hard ;-)
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
Montanpark

Replies: 65
Views: 147956

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jun 05, 2013 15:52   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
Pity i´ll miss Lwowek .. am in Spain (enjoing the sun hopefully).

And we will be serious? .. you´re kidding ;-)

Looking forward to meet you all there
cheers
Roger
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
Montanpark

Replies: 65
Views: 147956

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jun 05, 2013 15:31   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!
Hey Tomek ...
will the speeches event conflict with the (in)famous mindat.org meeting at your booth with all the goodies we are used to?
If yes you´ll have a problem LOL

See you there,
cheers
R ...
  Topic: Collection of Herman van Dennebroek
Montanpark

Replies: 13
Views: 18138

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 23, 2013 13:25   Subject: Re: Collection of Herman van Dennebroek
Herman,
thanks for sharing, very nice specimens .. and i am a fan of Tsumeb minerals too!

Cheers
Roger
  Topic: The historic Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Show
Montanpark

Replies: 50
Views: 63861

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 21, 2011 11:01   Subject: Re: The historic Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Show move to Colmar in 2012 & the future
Hi all,
i also am concerned about the atmosphere of the show. I definitely know some dealers who will go to Ste Marie, not Colmar. And i will be in Ste Marie too. As Jolyon said, no need for a Munich ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2011
Montanpark

Replies: 60
Views: 147092

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 29, 2011 20:38   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2011
folks .. it was a pleasure to meet (some of) you ... just put some pics online at facebook . so if you like have a look.
Gerhard, wo warst Du ? ;-)
ich bin wieder daheim...
Cheers
Roger
P.S. Carl ...
  Topic: A trip to Almaden
Montanpark

Replies: 9
Views: 20111

PostForum: Rockhounding trips   Posted: Oct 12, 2011 14:50   Subject: Re: A trip to Almaden
Hi Joaquin,
thanks a lot for sharing this! My last visit at Almaden was in 1989 and i wondered how it would look now as a touristic destination - just had a quick look at their website as i added som ...
  Topic: Bolivian copper after aragonite
Montanpark

Replies: 17
Views: 20549

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Oct 12, 2011 10:04   Subject: Re: Bolivian copper after aragonite
Dear all,
very interesting thread as those pseudomorphs have interested me since a long time. I remember that i saw the first one during my student times at the Aachen University mineral collection w ...
  Topic: A trip to London and the museum. Sept 2011. Gail and Jim Spann
Montanpark

Replies: 146
Views: 177333

PostForum: Natural History Museum London   Posted: Oct 08, 2011 13:42   Subject: Re: A trip to London and the museum. Sept 2011. Gail and Jim Spann
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looks exactly as at Krantz in Bonn, amazing ;-)
 
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