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  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Tobi

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 14, 2021 05:02   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection - Beryl with Fluorite
Beryl (variety emerald), Fluorite
Curlew Emerald Mine, Shaw River, East Pilbara Shire, Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Australia
18.2 x 11.2 x 6.7 cm
Emerald crystals on matrix with bands of pu ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Tobi

Replies: 111
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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through Germany   Posted: Sep 08, 2021 13:51   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen - Saxony
Something you won't see often (and I must confess, I have never seen it before) - a precious opal from Germany! I've heard that some were found, but never saw one until our fellow collector and FMF me ...
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Tobi

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Views: 1433919

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 08, 2021 02:17   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
A great quartz crystal, Don! Always amazing to see what comes out of the mines of Huanggang.
  Topic: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Tobi

Replies: 309
Views: 64919

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 08, 2021 02:13   Subject: Re: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Azurite on Dolomite, Malachite
Ringenwechsel Mining District, Troi, District Schwaz, Inn Valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol/Tirol, Austria
Closer viewI really like how the vivid blue azurite coats the dolo ...
  Topic: Favourite Tourmalines?
Tobi

Replies: 28
Views: 26209

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 04:07   Subject: Re: Favourite Tourmalines?
Unfortunately the next one is not part of my personal collection ;-)
This incredible thing was on display some years ago in the Marburg Museum:
  Topic: Favourite Galenas?
Tobi

Replies: 36
Views: 31458

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 03:59   Subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?
Somehow I forgot to post one of my all-time favourite specimens here. This killer galena from Neudorf was on display in the Marburg Museum some years ago, it belongs to a museum in Dresden/Saxony and ...
  Topic: Collection Of Casimir Sarisky
Tobi

Replies: 14
Views: 12142

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 31, 2021 01:54   Subject: Re: Collection Of Casimir Sarisky
Really nice specimens, Casimir. I think you could improve your photos (I also went a long way until it worked) - your collection deserves it :-)

Regards
Tobi
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
Tobi

Replies: 1809
Views: 1378100

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 30, 2021 01:39   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection

Mineral: Fluorite
Locality: Naica, Municipio Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dimensions: 6.8 x 5.7 cm



Nice fluorite specimen, Mike!
My first thought was rather Surprise Mine / New Mexico, I' ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

Replies: 1068
Views: 1276094

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 27, 2021 13:35   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Tobi, posting both videos at YouTube is a matter of 5 min. I usually do it. The owner of the copyright will not mind as long as you put his name in the description. And think twice. The links you post ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

Replies: 1068
Views: 1276094

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 24, 2021 06:44   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Hi Tobi
You will find all the details in the FMF topic Now we can add videos. If still in doubt, please let me know.Isn't this feature only for Youtube videos? My video links are from an external dea ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

Replies: 1068
Views: 1276094

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 22, 2021 04:39   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
You'r right, why not ;-) Here are the videos made by Spirifer Minerals who sold the two specimensNo doubt you know, you may integrate them at FMF after posting in YouTube, as others do.To be honest, I ...
  Topic: Pyrite From Gavorrano?
Tobi

Replies: 14
Views: 1464

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Aug 20, 2021 04:42   Subject: Re: Pyrite From Gavorrano?
Several years ago I purchased this Pyrite specimen from a dealer, who I believed said it came from the Gavorrano mine in Tuscany, Italy. It did not come with a card stating its origins. I have checked ...
  Topic: Fluorite from where?
Tobi

Replies: 10
Views: 956

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Aug 19, 2021 04:52   Subject: Re: Fluorite from where?
I think we won't solve this riddle, we can only make guesses. And my guess is that this one is maybe from Illinois.
  Topic: Favourite Galenas?
Tobi

Replies: 36
Views: 31458

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 18, 2021 01:01   Subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?
Wonderful samples from Tri-State-District, hard to pick a favourite!

Galena has always been among one of my favorite minerals and my collection contains 83 galena specimens.You have a good taste, ...
  Topic: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Tobi

Replies: 309
Views: 64919

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 18, 2021 00:43   Subject: Re: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Fluorite
Schmitt dolomite Quarry, Altenmittlau, Freigericht, Main-Kinzig-Kreis District, Spessart, Hesse/Hessen, GermanyHi Volkmar, nice fluorite, but there must be something wrong with the locality ...
  Topic: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Tobi

Replies: 309
Views: 64919

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 16, 2021 03:31   Subject: Re: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
That really sounds good - I hope for another new FMF member :-)
  Topic: Favourite Galenas?
Tobi

Replies: 36
Views: 31458

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 16, 2021 03:27   Subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?
Galena on Fluorite
Allenheads Mine (Beaumont Mine), Allendale, Northumberland, England / United Kingdom
Dimensions: 9.5 x 6 x 4 cm
Likely collected in the last period of activity of this mine, in ...
  Topic: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Tobi

Replies: 309
Views: 64919

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 13, 2021 06:22   Subject: Re: Collection of Volkmar Stingl
Hello Tobi,
this is only a small selection of single crystals from a 3m cleft ("garbage"). You should see the best from there in my son's collection (up to 15 cm and totally glassy)!
Volkm ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

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Views: 1276094

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 13, 2021 06:19   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Thank you all for the kind comments!

Nice additions Tobi. I especially like the specimen from the San Diego Mine. I have a Barite from that location but I can't recall ever having seen a fluorite f ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Tobi

Replies: 1068
Views: 1276094

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 12, 2021 13:44   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
The latest additions, two colourful matrix fluorites, one from a famous find of the last years, one from a rather unknown:
 
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