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  Topic: Collection of Bergur E. Sigurdarson
Tobi

Replies: 26
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 21, 2020 03:29   Subject: Re: Collection of Bergur E. Sigurdarson
Very impressive quartz with wonderful inclusions, I really like it :-)
  Topic: A giant Vanadinite
Tobi

Replies: 2
Views: 177

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Jan 21, 2020 03:10   Subject: Re: A giant Vanadinite
What an incredible specimen, one of the best vanadinites I have ever seen! Is this in your own collection now, Roger?
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Tobi

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Views: 1280702

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 19, 2020 03:45   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
Wonderful - all of them! :-)
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Tobi

Replies: 1476
Views: 1063191

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 19, 2020 03:11   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Beautiful stuff as usual Don! :-)
  Topic: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Tobi

Replies: 10
Views: 542

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 19, 2020 03:10   Subject: Re: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Thank you for the explanation, Linus :-)

Regards
Tobi
  Topic: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Tobi

Replies: 10
Views: 542

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 18, 2020 10:35   Subject: Re: Charcas - Pink Mineral
How misleading can be a mineral photo, last one could be confused with globular chalcedony from Mamuju, Indonesia!That was exactly my first thought! Linus, are you sure this is datolite from Mexico an ...
  Topic: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Tobi

Replies: 10
Views: 542

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 17, 2020 05:12   Subject: Re: Charcas - Pink Mineral
Hi Linus,

as long as I remember, these specimens from Aurora Mine with calcite on pale pink matrix have always been referred to as quartz. I know them as rather microcrystalline so I would say chal ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

Replies: 943
Views: 834173

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 16, 2020 03:52   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Tobi, I just wanted to comment that the piece looked like DolomiteOk Jose, now I understand ;-) And yes, there's some similarity, many carbonate minerals appear in such a shape (calcite, dolomite, ank ...
  Topic: Baryte Specimen Locale Help
Tobi

Replies: 3
Views: 972

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Jan 16, 2020 03:41   Subject: Re: Baryte Specimen Locale Help
Maybe we won't find out for sure, but I agree with Bob, Minerva #1 Mine could be a good guess. But then the black stuff could be rather sphalerite than chalcopyrite.

Really awesome museum specimen ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 15, 2020 12:34   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
I know these Spanish dolomites and yes, they look a litle bit similar ... but I also think my specimen looks first of all like a Tsumeb calcite ;-)
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 15, 2020 11:02   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
It would be hard to photograph - I love it tooThank you, James :-)
Hi Tobi, that piece sure is Calcite, it sounds more like DolomiteI'm sorry, I don't know what you mean. This is a typical and distin ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

Replies: 943
Views: 834173

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 15, 2020 04:35   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Calcite from Tsumeb (I love this specimen, but it was a horror to take photos of it ...):
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Tobi

Replies: 1481
Views: 844271

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 14, 2020 02:33   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
Excellent Elmwood fluorite!!!
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Tobi

Replies: 17
Views: 1702

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 14, 2020 02:31   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
All who are not there are eagerly awaiting the annual Gail Report ...!!!

:-)
  Topic: Display cabinets
Tobi

Replies: 17
Views: 3408

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Jan 14, 2020 02:28   Subject: Re: Display cabinets
Hi Rernst,

your cabinets look great, very professional and highly aesthetic!

Tobi
  Topic: Some carvings
Tobi

Replies: 11
Views: 485

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jan 14, 2020 02:23   Subject: Re: Some carvings
Hi,

you have some carving skills, no question, but I think this forum is not the place for carved rocks, most of us prefer natural minerals.

And I'm sure this is not rose quartz, rather some ki ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

Replies: 943
Views: 834173

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 11, 2020 06:02   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Fluorite and galena from England:
  Topic: Freeware: Mineral Database
Tobi

Replies: 61
Views: 97923

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jan 11, 2020 04:35   Subject: Re: CARLES MILLAN SOFTWARE FOR CATALOG MINERALS
Hi Carlos,

I'm not that familiar with the software, I used it some years ago. But I know Carles quite well and if you write him a message here in FMF board or via e-mail he will respond as fast as ...
  Topic: How to destroy a beautiful pyrite.
Tobi

Replies: 8
Views: 606

PostForum: The histories behind mineral specimens   Posted: Jan 10, 2020 02:59   Subject: Re: How to destroy a beautiful pyrite.
Hi Sante,

I also feel sad when I see this. 11 cm, I think I have never seen an Elba pyrite this big, really sad that people disfigure such a great natural beauty for ... what is this, a lighter?
...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Tobi

Replies: 107
Views: 81292

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through Germany   Posted: Dec 04, 2019 03:20   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Another new (for me) fluorite from the Erzgebirge, acquired at the recent Munich show.A wonderful fluorite, Jesse, very aesthetic!
 
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