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PostPosted: Mar 21, 2018 12:15    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

Love it Kevin.

I have some where there are calcite or aragonite crystals within the fossil 'pockets', so they do make it across the rock-mineral divide.
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PostPosted: Mar 21, 2018 20:35    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

Some fossils are great mineral specimens too! If anyone has one of those emerald snails from Colombia, or opal pine cones from Australia, and wants to throw it away because it's a fossil, I'll be happy to remove that offensive material from your property ;))
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2018 03:58    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

alfredo wrote:
...If anyone has one of those emerald snails from Colombia....

Like this? 😉



Beryl (variety emerald) replacing fossil - Matecaña_Cundinamarca_Colombia.jpg
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald) replacing a fossil snail
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Gachalá mining district, Matecaña Mine, Municipio Gachalá, Eastern Emerald Belt, Cundinamarca, Colombia
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 1.4 × 1.3 × 0.8 cm
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2018 04:24    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

Jordi collects fossils!!!!! ;))

(very nice one, Jordi; more complete than usual)
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2018 05:02    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

Or just a fossil dealer?
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2018 05:34    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

Hopefully not yet a fossilized dealer.
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2018 07:20    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

Future fossils.
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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2018 08:16    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

James wrote:
Or just a fossil dealer?


Burn the Witch!!!!

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PostPosted: Mar 22, 2018 09:30    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

alfredo wrote:
Hopefully not yet a fossilized dealer.

Not yet but not so far considering that I'm forced to participate in threads like this! 😉
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PostPosted: Apr 09, 2018 13:10    Post subject: Re: Jade?  

Jordi Fabre wrote:
alfredo wrote:
Hopefully not yet a fossilized dealer.

Not yet but not so far considering that I'm forced to participate in threads like this! 😉

Thank you to the overall coordinator for being so cordial. I promise i will not post anymore anything on your precious forum. Thank you for taking a lifelong hobby of mine and making me feel like a jackass. Not once but twice. It didnt warn me that you had to have a doctorate in geology before you could ask a question. For everyone else who took the time to answer my question thank you very much. Jordi I apologize for wasting your time
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