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  Topic: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
chris

Replies: 212
Views: 13164

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Apr 01, 2020 13:56   Subject: Re: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
After Michael's wild bear (great shot be the way), another wild animal (it's true) especially when you show him some butter...
Being stuck at home I regularly walk the terrace around the house to do ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
chris

Replies: 1534
Views: 912544

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Mar 21, 2020 10:20   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
I do share the opinion of other members. Never saw such fluorite from the Mont Blanc before. Definitely a specimen to treasure.
  Topic: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
chris

Replies: 212
Views: 13164

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Mar 15, 2020 12:10   Subject: Re: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Hi Folks,

I casted my vote this morning as Gérard did in the small city where I live (3,000 people). Some people had masks. Washing hands was compulsory before entering the voting room.

At work ...
  Topic: Help to identify a geode
chris

Replies: 6
Views: 1739

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 17, 2019 12:46   Subject: Re: Help to identify a geode
Hello,

I do agree with Joseph either quartz and/or calcite dyed geode. An aunt brought me one from Morocco when I was a kid. The dye washed away when put under a water spray.

So if you like it ...
  Topic: Freeware mineral collection inventory program
chris

Replies: 16
Views: 5283

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Oct 04, 2018 12:06   Subject: Re: Freeware mineral collection inventory program
Hello,

I downloaded the application and tested it with online antiviruses. No virus nor malware was found. I tried it on my Linux computer using a tool called Wine, a utility allowing Windows progr ...
  Topic: Presentation of new members - Reference Thread
chris

Replies: 425
Views: 256250

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 02, 2018 03:43   Subject: Re: Presentation of new members - Hello fellow rock/mineral enthusiasts (Aaron)
Hi Aaron,

こちらこそ ! Hope you'll enjoy FMF as well as we do.
Christophe
  Topic: Quartz boulder
chris

Replies: 4
Views: 2427

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jun 26, 2018 11:31   Subject: Re: Quartz boulder
Hi,

About the worth : a lot of trouble to move it for sure. As Pierre said, it might be interesting to have a look at quartz veins in the surroundings of your rock. If so you could find quartz cry ...
  Topic: In Memoriam - John Veevaert - Album of greetings cards
chris

Replies: 18
Views: 14597

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Jun 26, 2018 11:24   Subject: Re: In Memoriam - John Veevaert
Sad news. John was a good guy. It was always a pleasure to have a look at his site and not just for the shows' reports.
Rest in peace.

Christophe
  Topic: Tucson Show 2018
chris

Replies: 158
Views: 125490

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 07, 2018 14:41   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2018
Jordi,
Let me guess. The seventh (the mercenary) is taking the picture right ?
  Topic: A request for information on mineral collecting in France
chris

Replies: 2
Views: 3039

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jan 28, 2018 16:10   Subject: Re: A request for information on mineral collecting in France
Hello Pierre,

Even if I know the area I never went prospecting. I quickly checked the Geoforum for localities around and none seem to point to quartz. The only post regarding quartz dates back seve ...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
chris

Replies: 204
Views: 283181

PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Jul 18, 2016 11:14   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
Bonjour Salim,

A truly amazing collection carefully assembled by a very tasteful person. I've never been to Beirut, but I think this is something I'll have a fix in the near future.
Keep going.
...
  Topic: New generation for picture - Ploum
chris

Replies: 1171
Views: 815669

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 11, 2016 14:57   Subject: Re: New generation for picture - Ploum
Salut Fred,

This one is just great as well. A mineral wonder. Keep publishing.

Christophe
  Topic: Database for an Apple Mac?
chris

Replies: 10
Views: 8914

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 16, 2016 11:48   Subject: Re: Database for an Apple Mac?
Hello Tom,

If you need to run a Windows program on Mac OS, you can make a try at Wine. This is what I use when I want to do the same on Linux. However, be aware that not all Windows programs work f ...
  Topic: Collection of Philippe Durand
chris

Replies: 255
Views: 141784

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 16, 2016 11:43   Subject: Re: Collection of Philippe Durand
Hello Philippe,

There is an "edit" button at the bottom right of your post. You can use it to edit it and change the data.

Christophe
  Topic: Trip to the Eastern Emerald Belt, Colombia - (24)
chris

Replies: 31
Views: 23056

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 14, 2016 06:41   Subject: Re: Trip to the Eastern Emerald Belt, Colombia - (24)
Bonjour Gérard,

Thanks for showing us this area full of green no matter where you go.

Christophe
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen-Anhalt - Saxony-Anhalt
chris

Replies: 31
Views: 28158

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through Germany   Posted: May 09, 2016 11:20   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen-Anhalt - Saxony-Anhalt
Hello Tobi. Thanks you for the information. Glad you liked the specimen.
Christophe

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...Those typical combinations of galena and siderite are most ...
  Topic: Just some collection statistics
chris

Replies: 30
Views: 18372

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 08, 2016 10:33   Subject: Re: Just some collection statistics
Halo Tobi,

I only have one display with 75 specimens. They come from 20 different countries. The number of obvious species is 50 (probably more as most of them have sulfides/sulfosalts). All the s ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Colorado
chris

Replies: 33
Views: 49621

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 08, 2016 04:44   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Colorado
A large specimen of dark yellow sphalerite on galena and amethyst bed.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Colorado
chris

Replies: 33
Views: 49621

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 08, 2016 04:39   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Colorado
Another Rhodochrosite from a famous mine.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen-Anhalt - Saxony-Anhalt
chris

Replies: 31
Views: 28158

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through Germany   Posted: May 08, 2016 04:34   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Germany / Sachsen-Anhalt - Saxony-Anhalt
Another specimen from Neudorf. The largest galena is about 1.5 cm, the largest siderite 0.7 cm on edge and the largest calcite crystal 0.5 cm on edge.
Unfortunately I have no other clue about the ex ...
 
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