We use cookies to show content based on your preferences. If you continue to browse you accept their use and installation. More information. >

FMF - Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board
The place to share your mineralogical experiences


Spanish message board






Newest topics and users posts
07 Jun-04:01:19 Re: from where is this sulphur?. Could it be from italy? (Tobi)
07 Jun-03:35:32 Re: collection of sante celiberti - a mineralogical trip through italy (Tobi)
07 Jun-03:01:02 Re: collection of michael shaw (Tobi)
06 Jun-14:26:08 Re: collection of sante celiberti - a mineralogical trip through italy (Sante Celiberti)
06 Jun-12:00:07 Re: help needed for locations (Dany Mabillard)
06 Jun-10:10:55 Re: collection of philippe durand (Philippe Durand)
06 Jun-04:27:28 Re: any interesting minerals from ukraine? (Riccardo Modanesi)
05 Jun-17:22:49 Re: help needed for locations (Sante Celiberti)
05 Jun-16:32:01 Re: help needed for locations (Dany Mabillard)
05 Jun-16:29:24 Re: collection of sante celiberti - a mineralogical trip through italy (Sante Celiberti)
05 Jun-16:25:39 Re: help needed for locations (Dany Mabillard)
05 Jun-15:06:39 Re: help needed for locations (Sante Celiberti)
05 Jun-14:52:51 Re: help needed for locations (Sante Celiberti)
05 Jun-14:45:28 Re: collection of michael shaw (Michael Shaw)
05 Jun-14:28:52 Re: from where is this sulphur?. Could it be from italy? (James Catmur)
05 Jun-14:00:18 Re: help needed for locations (James Catmur)
05 Jun-13:58:50 Re: from where is this sulphur?. Could it be from italy? (Jordi Fabre)
05 Jun-13:50:34 Re: from where is this sulphur?. Could it be from italy? (James Catmur)
05 Jun-11:24:53 Re: help needed for locations (Dany Mabillard)
05 Jun-11:24:43 Re: from where is this sulphur?. Could it be from italy? (David)
05 Jun-11:12:15 Re: any interesting minerals from ukraine? (David)
05 Jun-06:52:32 Re: collection of sante celiberti - a mineralogical trip through italy (Tobi)
05 Jun-06:43:00 Re: any interesting minerals from ukraine? (Peter Lemkin)
05 Jun-06:40:34 Re: from where is this sulphur?. Could it be from italy? (Tobi)
05 Jun-03:08:20 Re: from where is this sulphur?. Could it be from italy? (David)

For lists of newest topics and postings click here


RSS RSS

View unanswered posts

Why and how to register

Index Index
 FAQFAQ RegisterRegister  Log inLog in
 {Forgotten your password?}Forgotten your password?  

Like
68963


The time now is Jun 07, 2020 04:14

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
Search found 625 matches
Index
Author Message
  Topic: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Peter Megaw

Replies: 4
Views: 460

PostForum: Worlwide Museums & Visits to Museums and private collections   Posted: May 25, 2020 08:25   Subject: Re: Museum of Natural History Wiesbaden - asking for help/info wrt special exhibition
Roger...currently writing an article on Naica for Min Rec so i have access to images, maps etc...historic and recent.

I also collaborate with the folks who have made the videos of the Cave of the C ...
  Topic: Agate
Peter Megaw

Replies: 2
Views: 395

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: May 21, 2020 14:43   Subject: Re: Agate
Although I do not recognize this precise agate style, I am pretty sure the label should be La Mojina, which is near Flores Magon in north central Chihuahua, right in the heart of the agate belt.
  Topic: Can somebody recommend a sweet book on Crystallography?
Peter Megaw

Replies: 13
Views: 1016

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: May 20, 2020 17:46   Subject: Re: Can somebody recommend a sweet book on Crystallography?
Andrew, almost all books on crystallography are sweet to us...just as all babies are beautiful to their moms.

Joking aside...I do not know of a book that is laid out like your desire...you may be ...
  Topic: A different type of Mexican Geode, please tell me more.
Peter Megaw

Replies: 5
Views: 446

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: May 20, 2020 16:01   Subject: Re: A different type of Mexican Geode, please tell me more.
To be clear...Estacion Trancas is 50 to 60km ESE of LaS Choyas...the classic "coconut" geode locality Jeff wrote about.

I don't think Trancas was really on anyone's radar back then. As I ...
  Topic: A different type of Mexican Geode, please tell me more.
Peter Megaw

Replies: 5
Views: 446

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: May 20, 2020 13:38   Subject: Re: A different type of Mexican Geode, please tell me more.
This helps...as do matrix shots for other "where is it from" posts

These don't show the ribs that characterize the Zacatecas geodes...not from there

The chloritic rind and quartz style ...
  Topic: A different type of Mexican Geode, please tell me more.
Peter Megaw

Replies: 5
Views: 446

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: May 20, 2020 10:50   Subject: Re: A different type of Mexican Geode, please tell me more.
These look like the geodes from Zacatecas and Aguascalientes...

Need an image of the rind and backside/outside though.

Love the little crystal groups
  Topic: Can anyone recommend a site?
Peter Megaw

Replies: 4
Views: 434

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 17, 2020 19:01   Subject: Re: Looking for mineral wholesale
We can take care of that

But don't hesitate to join in on mineral collecting as an activity ...business aspects aside!!
  Topic: Can anyone recommend a site?
Peter Megaw

Replies: 4
Views: 434

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 17, 2020 18:38   Subject: Re: Looking for mineral wholesale
This is strictly a non commercial forum, so we can't help with that. SORRY
  Topic: Favourite Azurites?
Peter Megaw

Replies: 44
Views: 6416

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Apr 19, 2020 07:22   Subject: Re: Favourite Azurites?
Gotta go Mexican if you're gonna pull out azurite...Milpillas is THE locality in terms of beauty, variety and quantity.
  Topic: The rock that got away…
Peter Megaw

Replies: 21
Views: 5158

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 15, 2020 18:48   Subject: Re: The rock that got away…
Gotta agree with Don...TMTC.

But the ones that come back are really memorable. I bought this pyrite pseudomorph after pyrrhotite at Santa Eulalia in about 1988 and someone liberated it before I go ...
  Topic: Rounded yellow-green crystals in calcite
Peter Megaw

Replies: 8
Views: 5112

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 27, 2020 19:12   Subject: Re: Rounded yellow-green crystals in calcite
I was going to suggest a poorly formed calc silicate in a skarn. A needle will tell!
  Topic: Mine sites.
Peter Megaw

Replies: 10
Views: 8396

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Mar 16, 2020 15:52   Subject: Re: Mine sites.
Not sure there is a suitable repository to dip into. the LORP does have a huge inventory for Ojuela in Mexico and I'm happy to supply some from other Mexican localities.

However, if there are shot ...
  Topic: Is Mineral Collecting becoming too Superficial or has it always been so.
Peter Megaw

Replies: 15
Views: 7779

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Mar 13, 2020 19:04   Subject: Re: Is Mineral Collecting becoming too Superficial or has it always been so.
Whatever our different motivations and approaches (and resources) may be, mineral collecting unites us. Questions/threads like this...with inherent implications that there is only one way to do it ri ...
  Topic: La Morita Mine
Peter Megaw

Replies: 1
Views: 8579

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Feb 21, 2020 13:56   Subject: Re: La Morita Mine
La Morita is the source of the wulfenite and it is in Ascencion Municipality. I do not know where the Mojina attribution comes from, but it is wrong.
  Topic: The State of Modern Geology
Peter Megaw

Replies: 14
Views: 8831

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 20, 2020 17:33   Subject: Re: The State of Modern Geology
Marv, I think you are carrying this discussion too far away from minerals and too far into politics. You clearly have some deeply held beliefs on this subject, but FMF is not the proper place to promu ...
  Topic: Researcher Identity
Peter Megaw

Replies: 2
Views: 5467

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Feb 19, 2020 18:05   Subject: Re: Researcher Identity
Sounds like Lawrence M. (Larry) Anovitz...he's at Oak Ridge National Laboratories
  Topic: The State of Modern Geology
Peter Megaw

Replies: 14
Views: 8831

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 19, 2020 17:59   Subject: Re: The State of Modern Geology
First of all, a good education should mean learning how to think, not just doing a job...there is a difference between education and training. I'm much more concerned about the effects on education o ...
  Topic: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Peter Megaw

Replies: 10
Views: 4497

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 17, 2020 11:00   Subject: Re: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Here are two more examples. One is a stalactite of essentially pure datolite with only a few tiny calcites...the other is a miniature of the stalactitic datolite with small calcites sprinkled over the ...
  Topic: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Peter Megaw

Replies: 10
Views: 4497

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 17, 2020 10:24   Subject: Re: Charcas - Pink Mineral
We have analyzed the pink material....it is datolite.
  Topic: Night glowing stone (natural?)
Peter Megaw

Replies: 11
Views: 2565

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Dec 20, 2019 08:59   Subject: Re: Night glowing stone (natural?)
Andrew, I think there are several misreadings of your email, perhaps stemming from a language/translation mislatch? Correct me if I'm wrong but...

1. You found these pictures on-line somewhere and ...
 
Page 1 of 32 Goto page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32  Next
All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Jump to:  


All pictures, text, design © Forum FMF 2006-2020


Powered by FMF