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PostPosted: May 27, 2018 13:07    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

Ste. Marie on my mind! 🤗


To see where everybody will be use the General Map



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PostPosted: Jun 05, 2018 09:47    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - We will be there!  

We will be there!



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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2018 13:33    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - Creating a Show  

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 06/16/2018

For a number of unwanted reasons, including a delightful unexpected strike by the French airspace controllers and the surreal unforeseen management of the airlines in general I have already landed (quite literally 😉) at Ste. Marie.



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...and although by the day that it is today it seems that there should still be no one, almost everything is already installed...
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...but yes, see, there is someone...
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...and even the dinosaurs have arrived at the new Osmont Pavilion (former "Normalu" factory, restored and remodeled by the city council and destined to fossils - 400 square meters / 40 new exhibitors)
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Furthermore, this year's exhibit about the "Hidden Treasures" of the Museums is almost ready...
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... with the curators inside the exhibition reviewing the final details together with Alain Martaud.

Side note: this year everybody should stop visit this "Exposition Prestige". It will be a great exhibit.
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And for those who know French language here you can see a brief informative summary of what will be the Show, published yesterday Friday in the local edition of the newspaper DNA (Dernières Nouvelles d'Alsace)
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2018 14:14    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

sadly I will not attend this year. :(
last year 1st experience was marvellous
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PostPosted: Jun 18, 2018 23:51    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - The awakening of the Dragon  

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 06/18/2018

The Dragon is slowly waking up



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Some, like Christophe Gobin, blocked by the intensity of the initial deployment use their time to check their cell phone ;-)
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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2018 23:41    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - The chronicles of Carles Manresa  

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 06/19/2018

Please follow the complete chronicles and images of Carles Manresa (in Spanish language)



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PostPosted: Jun 20, 2018 23:42    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - An unusual Show  

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 20/06/2018

Finally and despite what it seemed the first days, it will be a good Show for the novelties, mainly Moroccan, although many of these novelties will not be seen by the visitors, either because they have been sold entirely or because those who have them prefer to show them in privacy.
Surely we will see them soon online and, physically, I'm sure we will see them later at the Munich Show or at small local Shows that take place before Munich.



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PostPosted: Jun 22, 2018 12:54    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

Maybe this is just an impression but the alleys were less crowded this year than in 2017...


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PostPosted: Jun 22, 2018 13:53    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

The Prestige Exhibition was carried out by Alain Martaud.
The theme this year was "Fantasmineral: collectors’ dreams‘" - a short-lived museum dedicated to the collectors’ dreams and their mineralogical fantasies.



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Calcite from Fontainebleau - ParisTech museum
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Rhodo from Oppu mine (ParisTech museum)
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Congolese dream...
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Buttgenbachite
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German treasures from the University of Strasbourg
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PostPosted: Jun 22, 2018 14:34    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

more...


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Neudorf again...
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Neudorf, again and again...
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Another case full of oil lamps and... minerals
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From the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris
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... the entire case
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French treasures from the Natural History Museum of London
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Alain, wake up!
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PostPosted: Jun 22, 2018 15:04    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

never ends...


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Sulfur from Racalmuto
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Gold rush
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PostPosted: Jun 22, 2018 15:41    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

more dreams from the show


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French calcite and Colombian gold
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Gold from Jamestown
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Haüyne from Niedermendig
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PostPosted: Jun 22, 2018 15:59    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

One last glimpse


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Pyrite on siderite, from Saint-Pierre-de-Mésage, France
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Rocks around the pool
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PostPosted: Jun 23, 2018 07:02    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

A few extra snapshots from the show


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Azurite from Chessy-les-Mines
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Many smiling faces...
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Artwork from Brazil sold per kg
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"First quality" from Huanzala
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Booth of Ethiopian stones
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PostPosted: Jun 28, 2018 08:21    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - Coming back  

Continuing with my beautiful relationship with the French airspace controllers, this time I returned to Barcelona from Ste. Marie late and in very bad shape 😡

Let's see if little by little I can go back to my normality and this weekend I can publish more photos and comments...



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The embassy of the Belgian collecting: Mr. Roger Warin, his wife Marie-Paule and Mr. Guy Hubert
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The miners of Ste. Marie coming back from the past...
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PostPosted: Jun 30, 2018 09:47    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - The New Discoveries  

Carles Manresa has done an excellent job in the Spanish side and he has published there a lot of images and infos. He did so well that this time I will cancel my regular notes about the new discoveries and I suggest everybody read Carles Manresa's text (revised for me) using the Google translator located at the left top of the page.
Select your language there and voilà!, going to: https://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=138485#138485 you will learn about the main new discoveries present in Ste. Marie 2018 according Carles Manresa!

If some soul of this Forum can translate Carles' text to a more proper English language and publish it or send to me the translation in order to be published, it would be great. Otherwise I believe that the Google translation is intelligible 😉



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La Ascensión del Señor Mine (Mercader Mine), Judío Hill, Munébrega, Comarca de la Comunidad de Calatayud, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain
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One of the finds described by Carles
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 Mineral: Gold with Malachite
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Bleida Far West Mine, Bleida, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
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Also mentioned by Carles
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PostPosted: Jun 30, 2018 12:26    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - "Fantasmineral" and the least recognized?  

Although the Fiebre Verde review of this year's exhibition "Fantasmineral: Rêves de collectionneurs" has been very complete, as the exhibition was about the hidden treasures I have chosen my 5 favorite treasures "half-hidden" within the exhibition of hidden treasures ;-) because I believe that maybe they have gone a little bit unnoticed among the number of extraordinary pieces of this year's exhibition.

As each of these pieces bears its associated label, I leave to the good judgment of the FMFers to suppose why I believe that each of these 5 pieces deserves special attention.



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 Mineral: Pyrargyrite
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San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
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 Mineral: Fluorite
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Le Beix Mine, Saint-Germain-près-Herment, Herment, Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme Department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
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 Mineral: Moschellandsbergite
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Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Alsenz-Obermoschel, Palatinate/Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate/Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
 Dimensions: About 7 x 4 cm
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 Mineral: Beryl (heliodor variety)
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Pecout Quarry, Bessines-sur-Gartempe, Bellac District, Haute-Vienne Department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
 Dimensions: About 8 x 3 cm
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 Mineral: Cumengeite
 Locality:
Amelia Mine, Santa Rosalía (El Boleo), Boleo District, Municipio Mulegé, Baja California Sur, Mexico
 Dimensions: About 2.5 x 2.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 30, 2018 12:43    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

The ParisTech Mineralogy museum has a very nice set of Cumengeite and Boleite crystals on display.
Same for the Beirut MIM museum.
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PostPosted: Jul 07, 2018 11:45    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018 - Reviews of the Newspapers  

Barcelona 07/07/2018

One of the things that helps to better understand the atmosphere of the Shows are the reviews of the local newspapers. Thanks to the help of Pina and Gérard Schneller we can see the vision of the St. Marie Show of the local newspaper DNA

I'm publishing the reviews in order, from the start to the end of the Show, Again, thanks Pina and Gérard!



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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2018 00:31    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2018  

Very interesting. We talk about the 'lack of innocence' of mineral shows, but the photo of soldiers patrolling the event also reminds me of the general 'lack of innocence' of life today. Ah, the 60s to the mid-90s were a different time.........and a time I miss for minerals and life, generally.......sigh....

....but I still love life and still love minerals despite the changes....
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