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16 Jan-08:33:31 Re: apophyllite from brazil - a new find from 2021? (Gagat Minerals)
15 Jan-22:46:01 Re: tucson shows 2022 - it's starting!! (Alfredo)
15 Jan-22:29:08 Re: tucson shows 2022 - it's starting!! (Bob Harman)
15 Jan-22:23:43 Re: apophyllite from brazil - a new find from 2021? (Alfredo)
15 Jan-22:19:22 The mizunaka collection - thin quartz (Am Mizunaka)
15 Jan-19:31:17 Apophyllite from brazil - a new find from 2021? (Gagat Minerals)
15 Jan-18:40:57 Re: alleged 'silvers' from udokan? (Bob Harman)
15 Jan-17:48:47 Tucson shows 2022 (Bob Kerr)
15 Jan-17:32:21 Re: alleged 'silvers' from udokan? (Alfredo)
15 Jan-16:52:31 Re: alleged 'silvers' from udokan? (Bob Harman)
15 Jan-16:23:26 Re: collection of michael shaw (Michael Shaw)
15 Jan-16:21:55 Chalcostibite - silvia's collection (Silvia)
15 Jan-14:22:05 Re: collection of sante celiberti (Sante Celiberti)
15 Jan-13:19:53 Re: alleged 'silvers' from udokan? (Jordi Fabre)
15 Jan-13:11:33 Re: alleged 'silvers' from udokan? (Jordi Fabre)
15 Jan-12:59:38 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
14 Jan-17:42:03 Re: collection of firmo espinar (Firmo Espinar)
14 Jan-07:48:15 Re: collection of enrique llorens (Enrique Llorens)
14 Jan-07:36:53 Re: collection of enrique llorens (Jose Luis Jara Jara)
14 Jan-07:13:50 Re: collection of enrique llorens (Enrique Llorens)
14 Jan-01:49:47 Re: monthly mineral chronicles, mineral guides and more... (Crocoite)
13 Jan-18:53:08 Re: collection of enrique llorens (Silvia)
13 Jan-15:31:28 Re: the mizunaka collection - quartz (Am Mizunaka)
13 Jan-12:47:07 Re: collection of enrique llorens (Enrique Llorens)
13 Jan-04:55:05 Re: the mizunaka collection - quartz (James Catmur)

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  Topic: Tucson Shows 2022
bob kerr

Replies: 2
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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 15, 2022 17:48   Subject: Tucson Shows 2022
As I have posted for many years, the opening of the Tucson Shows for me starts when Adam Wright of the Adelaide Crocoite Mine arrives and opens his most recent shipment. Some photos of the event are ...
  Topic: San Pedro Corralitos unknown
bob kerr

Replies: 8
Views: 596

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Dec 23, 2021 15:46   Subject: Re: San Pedro Corralitos unknown
Descloisite and/or Mottramite are good guesses. Los Lamentos had similar only after wiulfenite mainly..

this is a Peter Megaw problem.

bob
  Topic: Carlos Pareja photo Collection
bob kerr

Replies: 75
Views: 56060

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 09, 2021 08:16   Subject: Re: Carlos Pareja photo Collection
WOW! an aragonite I actually like. excellent TN!

bob
  Topic: New generation for picture - Ploum
bob kerr

Replies: 1357
Views: 1159191

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 03, 2021 11:53   Subject: Re: New generation for picture - Ploum
Frederik' - INCREDIBLE xl form and gemminess - just love your photos - you've opened up the wonderful world of micro minerals for all of us.

thank you
bob kerr
  Topic: Will Barite save the world?
bob kerr

Replies: 15
Views: 2541

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 30, 2021 13:00   Subject: Re: Will Barite save the world?
there's a terrific YouTube channel I subscribe to: "Undecided with Matt Ferrell" and his most recent post talks about this radiative cooling - the physics, the implementation, the economics ...
  Topic: Will Barite save the world?
bob kerr

Replies: 15
Views: 2541

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 23, 2021 20:42   Subject: Re: Will Barite save the world?
don't confuse thermal heat transfer with radiative heat transfer (black body or black box or daytime sub-ambient radiative cooling). the physics is well beyond what we need to discuss here but the te ...
  Topic: Will Barite save the world?
bob kerr

Replies: 15
Views: 2541

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 23, 2021 14:48   Subject: Re: Will Barite save the world?
it has to do with "black box cooling" - it radiates more than it absorbs so it essentially cools what is behind it.

bob
  Topic: Will Barite save the world?
bob kerr

Replies: 15
Views: 2541

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 23, 2021 12:13   Subject: Will Barite save the world?
The Mech Eng department at Purdue University has developed a paint so white that it reflects more light energy than it absorbs essentially cooling the surface below. It could replace AC especially in ...
  Topic: Minfind dot com is back!
bob kerr

Replies: 0
Views: 1074

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 17, 2021 07:57   Subject: Minfind dot com is back!
Maybe this is old news to many of you but the minfind web site is back - and our favorite fearless leader Jordi is well represented.

bob
  Topic: About FMF Homepage
bob kerr

Replies: 6
Views: 1866

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 09, 2021 20:10   Subject: Re: About FMF Homepage
Setting up an FMF homepage

I have looked at the collector’s pages – superb minerals. It got me thinking, is it possible to setup a collector’s page where the collector is the only one who can make ...
  Topic: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
bob kerr

Replies: 19
Views: 4258

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Aug 07, 2021 15:11   Subject: Re: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
A MILLION CONGRATS TO JORDI AND CREW!

this is such a valuable site for mineral issues - just love it!

bob
  Topic: How to secure a mineral inside a plastic box?
bob kerr

Replies: 5
Views: 2094

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: May 24, 2021 17:05   Subject: Re: How to secure a mineral inside a plastic box?
I'll send an email (although I'd go with a little less glue)

yah - but don't forget that Adam is shipping these from Tasmania to Tucson. i guess i would over-do the glue on these wonderful and exp ...
  Topic: How to secure a mineral inside a plastic box?
bob kerr

Replies: 5
Views: 2094

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: May 24, 2021 13:27   Subject: Re: How to secure a mineral inside a plastic box?
i found some closeup photos of Adam's mounted specimens. he also uses hot glue which can be removed via warm alcohol but may yellow with age. He mounts these mainly for protection and it's up to the ...
  Topic: How to secure a mineral inside a plastic box?
bob kerr

Replies: 5
Views: 2094

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: May 24, 2021 12:52   Subject: Re: How to secure a mineral inside a plastic box?
Adam Wright of the crocoite Adelaide mine has been attaching delicate specimens for years to the inside of clear acrylic boxes - these boxes are not always airtight but could probably be made so. he ...
  Topic: Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems
bob kerr

Replies: 9
Views: 2730

PostForum: Other Museums in USA   Posted: Apr 11, 2021 08:13   Subject: Re: Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems
i have volunteered for the Carnegie Museum for many years and am quite familiar with the Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems. If you're in town, by all means tour the Hall - the systematic display is e ...
  Topic: New generation for picture - Ploum
bob kerr

Replies: 1357
Views: 1159191

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 09, 2021 18:17   Subject: Re: New generation for picture - Ploum
WOW! - just love the Rowley photos - great colors and the mimetite growing into and through the wulfenite windows - what a Rowley classic.

keep 'em coming! and thanks for posting these - they alone ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
bob kerr

Replies: 1869
Views: 1464825

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Mar 31, 2021 18:52   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
ANTARCTICA???

This may be the hardest to collect and most expensive quartz point in the world!!

bob
  Topic: When does the passion for minerals become an addiction?
bob kerr

Replies: 15
Views: 3817

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Mar 21, 2021 07:50   Subject: Re: When does the passion for minerals become an addiction?
Not sure addiction is the right word - how about hoarder!! It may possibly be the case that for many of us, the line between collecting and hoarding is so thin as to be non-existent!

And the next ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
bob kerr

Replies: 1869
Views: 1464825

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Mar 13, 2021 17:56   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
Your quartz collection is the most beautiful and variate I've ever seen. Thank you for sharing those beauties with us.I agree with Sante! You entertain us with many great photos of wonderful minerals, ...
  Topic: Final balance time.
bob kerr

Replies: 18
Views: 6583

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 13, 2021 23:04   Subject: Re: Final balance time.
OK - one last acquisition from the 2020 Tucson Shows. The French dealership of Minerama has been coming to the Tucson Shows for a number of years now and they can always be counted on to provide some ...
 
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