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  Topic: Favourite Barytes?
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 20
Views: 7120

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Jul 18, 2019 13:52   Subject: Re: Favourite Barytes?
Of course as a baryte collector the list of favourites is virtually endless, but I thought I would share a few recent additions to my collection that exemplify the immense diversity that makes it such ...
  Topic: Cinnabar and not Realgar inclusions?
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 7
Views: 1293

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jun 17, 2019 07:36   Subject: Re: Cinnabar and not Realgar inclusions?
I agree with the others that it is definitely realgar that is responsible for the red colour in these.

There are numerous other localities around the world where baryte is found with very distinct ...
  Topic: Any hint on the location where this baryte was mined?
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 21
Views: 3398

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: May 09, 2019 12:53   Subject: Re: Any hint on the location where this baryte was mined?
I've seen a lot of baryte since I decided to specialise in it, but I have to say I've never seen any quite like this one.

As others have mentioned, you can rule out Cerro Warihuyn, Peru based on th ...
  Topic: Collection of Annemieke en Rob Schnerr
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 64
Views: 9702

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 09, 2019 12:24   Subject: Re: Collection of Annemieke en Rob Schnerr
Excellent collection so far! I'm looking forward to see the rest. And as a baryte collector, I have to say those are my absolute favourites from what you have shared so far. :D

P.s. Extra leuk om h ...
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 1478
Views: 1065768

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 07, 2019 18:46   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Once again an impressive specimen that fits very well in your excellent quality collection, Don.

You can be quite sure that no baryte was harmed in the making of this pseudomorph. :D If it's indeed ...
  Topic: Smoky or Smokey
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 21
Views: 3489

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 26, 2019 22:20   Subject: Re: Smoky or Smokey
I know it was Noah Webster who popularised* the simplified spelling of certain words, and of course I can see the benefits of a more uniform spelling system bases on the pronunciation. But what it has ...
  Topic: Smoky or Smokey
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 21
Views: 3489

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 26, 2019 20:43   Subject: Re: Smoky or Smokey
After reading the opening post, my very first thought was that I have done a bit of interesting research too, to see if I could find out if only 1 spelling might be correct, and as it turns out, 'high ...
  Topic: Favourite Barytes?
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 20
Views: 7120

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Mar 05, 2019 18:38   Subject: Re: Favourite Barytes?
I discovered that our FMF fellow Niels Brouwer wrote a wonderful article on Mindat about the variety of baryte from famous Clara Mine, I think this is a good addition to this topic:

https://www.min ...
  Topic: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spann’s adventures. 2019
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 36
Views: 12629

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 11, 2019 10:22   Subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spann’s adventures. 2019
Gail, thanks for taking the time every year to provide an insider's view of the mineral mekka for people like me who don't have the opportunity (yet?) to go there. I'm always looking forward to your T ...
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 12, 2018 07:31   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
I finally got around to photographing some of the new additions of the past year, so here's a selection of them.
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 07, 2018 18:31   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Thank you for those impressions, Niels, your specimens are simply great and your photos are of the finest quality! And that 18 cm Pöhla specimen ... incredibly beautiful, a true museum piece!

Pleas ...
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 06, 2018 07:38   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Another couple of German barytes. The vast amount of variation between the different localities in Germany, or even within a single mine, never ceases to amaze me.
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 06, 2018 07:19   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Next up, a few from the classic mining regions of the UK.
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 06, 2018 06:53   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
A couple of specimens from Romania, the country which got me started with collecting baryte in the first place.
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 03, 2018 10:08   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
A couple of Italian barytes from the wide range of variations that Sardinia has produced over the years.
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 12, 2018 09:04   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
A wonderful collection of German barite classics. As a German collector, minerals from Germany are among my favourites, also, barite is becoming more and more a mineral that I like. So I really enjoy ...
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 03, 2018 17:49   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Continuing the German series with more baryte from a very prolific mining area. The Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains in English), the name says it all. In the context of what I wrote in my previous post, I'v ...
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 03, 2018 17:33   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Personally, I find that I can appreciate mineral specimens even more when I'm familiar with the surroundings in which they have been found. As I live quite close to the German border here in the Nethe ...
  Topic: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 35
Views: 18571

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 03, 2018 16:35   Subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer
Picking up where I left off last time, I have two more baryte specimens from Grube Clara I wanted to share.
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Niels Brouwer

Replies: 1486
Views: 847032

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 01, 2018 15:40   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
I have been meaning to write a reply for a long time, as I have been enjoying your excellent collection very much indeed. The standard of quality of your photography has been very inspirational and ha ...
 
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