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  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 30, 2013 14:23   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Celestite on Fluorite from Hammam Zriba in Tunisia


www(dot)danweinrich(dot)com(slash)tunisia(dot)htm
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 29, 2013 01:48   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Todays offering is a perfect little 5 mm twin of Fluorite on the ubiquitous oxidised Siderite from the west end hushes at Pike Law in Teesdale
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Ankerite, Siderite, Sphalerite, Quartz from Brownl ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 26, 2013 11:39   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Some more additions I got at Bakewell last October, a Baryte from Frizington sadly no mine with the label and from what Ive seen it could be from any one of a number of them, it was hard to photograph ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 25, 2013 05:37   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
A few weeks ago I dragged myself around White Scar Caves in North Yorkshire, the guide gave me a section of Stalactite from the cave, which is hollow, I took some photos of the cave which I will ty an ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 24, 2013 04:57   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
So I managed to remove a small piece of Dolomite with some of the yellow crystals attached and put it in a small amount of warm water, then watched at 10x magnification as the yellow crystals fell off ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 23, 2013 15:04   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Hiya Phil,
Interesting possibility, Copiapite is soluble in H2O, whereas Sulphur isn't, so this should be an easy one. Ill do a test tomorrow and report back.
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 23, 2013 03:03   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Hi Pierre,
I have been quiet of late, its been a funny time, I had to have some surgery and stuff, the price of getting old and working for a living Im afraid.
Funny really I got a round to doi ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Dec 05, 2013 02:44   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Fluorite on Oxidised Siderite from Pike Law in Teesdale. 48 frame stacks using CombineZ.
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 21, 2013 22:09   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Thank you for your kind words John,
I do take a lot of photo's, over 17000 so far, Id describe my setup as amusingly low tech. the background is ordinary black card, the lighting comes from a sm ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 18, 2013 01:51   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Here is my current favourite piece it is from an unnamed dump at Arkengarthdale in North Yorkshire, The (~2mm) white crystal's which are scattered around the surface of this piece are actually very de ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 16, 2013 02:09   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
At Bakewell I also got this Aegirine, Smoky Quartz, Orthoclase piece too. Ive fancied one of these for a while I didnt expect to buy one like this though, its really busy , and a Gypsum from Poland ti ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 13, 2013 23:42   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
So last Saturday I took the 100 mile up hill and down dale journey to visit a very rainy Bakewell and spend some money I couldnt afford, one Vendor (Who's name escapes me) had the first piece Im going ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 10, 2013 10:59   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
Hi Antonio,
I dont know re the locality, I bought them. Your right about the modified edges though, thanks for pointing out my mistake, modified corners give octahedra edges give dodecahedra.
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 09, 2013 23:59   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
You rarely see material from Hartsop Hall, just the odd older piece, this piece has yellow Fluorite to 5 mm and Galena to 2 mm. I also came across these purple Fluorite's labelled as from El Hammam, I ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Northumberland
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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK   Posted: Oct 02, 2013 01:06   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the regions of the UK - England / Northumberland
Slight correction there Jessie: pre 1971 a shilling = 12 d (d was the old term for pennies) so 3/6 = 42 d, in 1971 a shilling became 5 new pence (p) and a sixpence was translated to 2 1/2 p making 3/6 ...
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 11, 2013 00:02   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
This first piece looks like a gargoyle. Calcite on galena included Quartz on Galena, From Bulgaria. The second an ear. The ear seems to have some cast's on it, my guess would be they're after rhombohe ...
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 31, 2013 02:05   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
I just got this Gypsum it looks kind of unreal.
  Topic: Growth zoning in fluorite
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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jul 28, 2013 01:13   Subject: Re: Growth zoning in fluorite
Thanks Ru,
I had pondered that but I couldnt think of a reason why the purple cube would stop forming when it reached the extent of the first crystals boundaries. Unless theres some kind of almost ...
  Topic: Growth zoning in fluorite
nurbo

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jul 27, 2013 15:43   Subject: Re: Growth zoning in fluorite
Hi Ru,
What do you make of this? Its got me baffled. I just got it a couple of weeks ago and Ive been thinking about how it formed ever since. Any thoughts on it?
  Topic: Collection of Nurbo
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 26, 2013 22:39   Subject: Re: Collection of Nurbo
A few more, these are from Asia. Afghanite that is double terminated, Quartz with Chlorite patches (Not in the photo) and one of those neat orangey coloured Topaz crystals from Skardu.
 
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