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01 Jul-14:56:32 Re: collection of sante celiberti - a mineralogical trip through italy (Sante Celiberti)
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  Topic: Red fluorescence in Fluorite
Paul Bordovsky

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: May 03, 2020 17:55   Subject: Re: Red fluorescence in Fluorite
The deeper red color may be a result of the light source. LW 365 presumes one of the Convoy or Fyrefly flashlights with the LED chip. The reflector in these type of lights highly focuses the beam an ...
  Topic: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 332
Views: 48837

PostForum: National Library of Spain / Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) and FMF   Posted: Mar 25, 2020 16:39   Subject: Re: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Hummingbird moth visiting a Lupine bloom near Silverton, Colorado
  Topic: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 332
Views: 48837

PostForum: National Library of Spain / Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) and FMF   Posted: Mar 20, 2020 11:10   Subject: Re: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
These were from last weekend, west of Austin about 2 hours or so in the Texas Hill Country. I didn't see any vehicles except for these two folks on this remote country road.
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Paul Bordovsky

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Views: 1030265

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 24, 2019 21:28   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
I like the indentations of the missing spessartites on the prismatic face of the beryl. Nice.
  Topic: Tucson Show 2019
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 128
Views: 92404

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Mar 04, 2019 17:03   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2019
Sorry, Bob. Did not mean to hijack the thread. I just thought it would illustrate a new find that has not been widely seen, but was mentioned in this thread.

I find Paul Bordovsky's posting on th ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2019
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 128
Views: 92404

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Mar 04, 2019 01:09   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2019
Jordi, here is another specimen of the new find from Piedras Verdes, about 17 cm. I did not get this in Tucson. The miners brought some specimens to the New Mexico Mineral Symposium in November. Th ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Paul Bordovsky

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Views: 1030265

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 06, 2018 18:34   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
Is this new to your collection, Mike?.......from the relatively new find? I saw some specimens recently with calcite in addition to the quartz and chalcopyrite with minimal hematite. Nice photo and ...
  Topic: 2016 Tucson Show - A Look Back
Paul Bordovsky

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Views: 96170

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Mar 01, 2016 22:45   Subject: Re: 2016 Tucson Show - A Look Back
Beautiful case, Don, with some wonderful specimens.
  Topic: Collection of R. Mahoney
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 21
Views: 18805

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 01, 2016 01:03   Subject: Re: Collection of R. Mahoney
Coleman's was the first mine where I collected quartz. You found some nice crystals.
  Topic: Collection of R. Mahoney
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 21
Views: 18805

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 31, 2016 23:26   Subject: Re: Collection of R. Mahoney
Which mine did you visit, and how were you mining the crystals?
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 1576
Views: 1030265

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 05, 2015 09:28   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
I like how the growth faces on the top cube of the fluorite are delineated by shadow, while on the lower cube those faces are highlighted. Nice colorful Berbes specimen.
  Topic: Tucson Show 2015
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 174
Views: 222353

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 28, 2015 20:39   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2015
Thanks for the show report and pics of the early arrivals. Looking forward to getting there on Sunday.
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Paul Bordovsky

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Views: 1164259

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 20, 2014 20:57   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Don,

The Ojuela mimetite and Katlang topaz are super.

Regards,
Michael
I agree. Great specimens.

Did you pick up the mimetite in Dallas at the Symposium? I saw some fantastic ones ther ...
  Topic: Snowflake Photographs?
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 19
Views: 28249

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Dec 29, 2013 12:23   Subject: Re: Snowflake Photographs?
Thanks Jordi.

Here is the link to the snowflake photos that I mentioned earlier, produced by the photographer Peter also referenced.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/03/alexey-kljatov_n_43 ...
  Topic: Snowflake Photographs?
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 19
Views: 28249

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Dec 29, 2013 00:25   Subject: Re: Snowflake Photographs?
Here are some outstanding snowflake pics. Within the article is a link with detailed instructions on how to do this, and the author's equipment and setup.

Oops.....can not post a link on FMF. If ...
  Topic: Euheudral equant crystals
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 12
Views: 11425

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 28, 2013 12:58   Subject: Re: Euheudral equant crystals
Nice job on the eu-logy, Peter.
  Topic: 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style.
Paul Bordovsky

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Views: 499131

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 22, 2013 01:38   Subject: Re: 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style.
Gail, which mineral did Kevin display from Texas? Was it the celestite a few pics above?
  Topic: Tucson Show 2013
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 162
Views: 212190

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 10, 2013 23:03   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2013
Thanks Matt, for the report and all the pics. I hope you have more to post.

I was in Tucson from Wednesday thru Saturday morning. Weather was fantastic before the cold front came in bringing cool ...
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2012
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 76
Views: 119954

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jul 15, 2012 12:16   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2012
Thanks Bob, the pics are wonderful. I appreciate seeing all the minerals at the show. Gives me a little flavor of a nice show while sitting here in Austin.
  Topic: Tucson Show 2012
Paul Bordovsky

Replies: 101
Views: 165178

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 06, 2012 22:14   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2012
My buddy and I decided to do our Tucson trip a little differently this year......road trip. After I finished up with my last patient of the day, we loaded up the Prius and hit the road.....about 4:30 ...
 
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