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  Topic: Tama's Mineral Paintings
silvia

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Mineral Art and Artists   Posted: Aug 13, 2022 14:27   Subject: Re: Tama's Mineral Paintings
Your paintings are truly lovely. Your parents must be so proud.

I hope the contacts you make on FMF will help your business grow – I suspect you already have many orders. It is so difficult these d ...
  Topic: New generation for picture - Ploum
silvia

Replies: 1385
Views: 1359578

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 11, 2022 15:12   Subject: Re: New generation for picture - Ploum
Anatase

Very nice photo - actually superb. I really enjoy looking at your work.
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 10, 2022 17:43   Subject: Re: Minerals of the Rubtsovk Mine - Silvia's Collection
Found a video about this stacking/bracketing and it does seem useful. 'Focus bracketing' was a new term to me. I use Canon but would need a new body and lens to use the feature

Hello James:

Ma ...
  Topic: The Tama Higuchi Collection
silvia

Replies: 16
Views: 972

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 10, 2022 15:00   Subject: Re: The Tama Higuchi Collection
Starting off with a favorite of mine: one of the best N'Chwaning rhodochrosite thumbnails I've seen yet. From the Lieber and Logan collections. I love the perpendicular arrangement of the main crystal ...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 09, 2022 22:00   Subject: KIDNEY LABEL - Silvia's Collection
label from famous British Collector and Dealer, Ralph Sutcliffe.
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 09, 2022 18:47   Subject: Re: Silvia's Collection
Nice Hematite, Silvia, and excellent photo quality with the new camera.

We are really happy with the camera. It enables us to take really high resolution photos that can easily be printed, without ...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 09, 2022 16:13   Subject: My Kidney - Silvia's Collection
I consider this specimen to be a shapely hematite "kidney ore" from Cumbria. I have not seen too many Kidney ore specimens from the Goose Green mine. Most come from the Florence mine, a loca ...
  Topic: Visit to the Greenlaws Mine by Jolyon Ralph
silvia

Replies: 2
Views: 455

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Aug 02, 2022 23:39   Subject: Re: Visit to the Greenlaws Mine by Jolyon Ralph
Hi,

For all who like to see footage from inside of a mine and of minerals in situ, I found a report on Mindat about a visit in the Greenlaws Mine. Jolyon Ralph visited the old and re-opened mine a ...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Aug 02, 2022 18:31   Subject: Cuprite - Minerals of the Rubtsovsk Mine - Silvia's Collection
A cluster of well-formed Cuprite crystals from the Rubtsovsk mine showing sharp edges with a pleasing metallic luster - hint of blue. The largest crystal is 22 mm on edge. In bright light some of the ...
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
silvia

Replies: 1894
Views: 1644023

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 01, 2022 18:42   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Ammonites were living organisms which are found as fossils. Ammolite is a gemstone which comes from the same creature.

A really lovely specimen, along with some great photos.

I have often con ...
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
silvia

Replies: 1820
Views: 1880832

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 30, 2022 17:38   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
This piece wouldn't win any awards for beauty - Szaibelyite is an uncommon to rare basic magnesium borate. The following sample has been in my collection since it was collected in July 1963, but just ...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jul 28, 2022 15:09   Subject: Re: Minerals of the Rubtsovk Mine - Silvia's Collection
Does it do stacking? (with a compatible lens)

It says 'focus bracketing' - does that mean stacking?

A really lovely Azurite nodule from the Rubtsovsk mine.

Hello James:

I do believe it doe ...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jul 27, 2022 15:03   Subject: Minerals of the Rubtsovk Mine - Silvia's Collection
A really lovely Azurite nodule from the Rubtsovsk mine.
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
silvia

Replies: 244
Views: 403611

PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Jul 26, 2022 14:52   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
I just love the MIM in Beirut. It has such an outstanding collection of minerals which is testimony to the genius of its creator – Salim Edde.

MIM is one of the best examples out there to show tha ...
  Topic: Collection of Fiebre Verde
silvia

Replies: 736
Views: 796208

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 25, 2022 16:45   Subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde
A really beautiful Emerald specimens. I would be a lot happier to have it on my finger as a ring!

All the best.

Silvia
  Topic: Collection of Firmo Espinar
silvia

Replies: 568
Views: 337310

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 23, 2022 16:08   Subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar
Malachite from Star of the Congo Mine, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo.

I really love Malachite. One of the very first minerals I acquired. You take some very nice photos too.
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jul 20, 2022 15:07   Subject: Turt Mine - Silvia's Collection
Galena with Siderite
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
silvia

Replies: 1820
Views: 1880832

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 14, 2022 16:10   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw - Historical specimens
Minerals from recently discovered locations generate a great deal of excitement among mineral collectors, but there is something special about historical specimens that I really appreciate. The boulan ...
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
silvia

Replies: 174
Views: 36844

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jul 13, 2022 14:59   Subject: Bolivia - Silvia's Collection
An extremely rich specimen of the mineral Cylindrite. The longest tube measures about 18 mm.
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
silvia

Replies: 244
Views: 403611

PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Jul 11, 2022 14:13   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
I do love the MIM collection. It contains minerals of great aesthetics but it also includes minerals of great scientific interest.

We also have many Bolivian specimens in our collection, and many ...
 
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