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Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends
  
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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 13:29    Post subject: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

Today I started my annual journey to the Marburg Museum - and I was not alone: Some colleagues who are interested in minerals went with me because they never visited our wonderful museum before. Nadine, of them, is a passionate photographer and managed to do many wonderful photos though the lighting in the museum is challenging ;-)

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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 14:07    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

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Large gypsum from Naica, ~20-25cm
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 Description:
Exceptional calcite from Kazakhstan, height ~25cm
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 Description:
Unusual calcite from Irai, heigth ~18cm
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Large Irai calcite, ~60cm
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Outstanding specimen from Irai, calcite with amethyst, height ~35-40cm
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Another spectacular specimen from Brazil, calcite and amethyst, ~35cm
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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 14:18    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

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A ~20cm killer plate of bournonite on matrix from Georg Mine - maybe the best bournonite specimen ever mined in Germany
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~25cm fluorite from Namibia
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 Description:
Smithsonite from 79 Mine, ~18cm
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Beautiful elbaite from Elba, ~10cm
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 Description:
Vivid green grossular from Mali, size of a tennis ball
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 Description:
21 cm specimen of Wolf Mine rhodochrosite, I think one of the best rhodo specimens ever found in Germany
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Another photo of that killer ... 21 cm, simply incredible
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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 14:29    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

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Orange Okorusu fluorite, ~15cm
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 Description:
40 (!) cm Dal'negorsk calcite
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Another 40-45 cm specimen, Brazilian amethyst in the darkest colour you could ever wish
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Another Irai calcite, ~25-30cm
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 Description:
~12cm beryl from Namibia
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Breathtaking giant specimen of elbaite on quartz from Brazil, ~40-50 (!) cm
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Large tourmaline slice from Madagascar, ~15cm
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Another breathtaking elbaite on quartz from Brazil, crystal ~20cm
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An agate "cheese", ~20 cm ;-)
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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 14:43    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

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 Description:
Nearly 1m gypsum specimen from Brazil
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 Description:
Japanese chalcanthite, ~15cm
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 Description:
Crocoite from Tasmania, ~7cm
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 Description:
~35cm halite from Hesse
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 Description:
Weird ~40cm specimen from Australia (Moonta Mine), gypsum grown on tree branches
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 Description:
Superb verdelite from Brazil, ~15cm
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 Description:
Elbaite from Paprok, ~8-10cm
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Another Paprok specimen, ~8-10cm
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 Description:
Incredibly beautiful Las Vigas amethyst, ~15cm
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 Description:
~3-4cm opal from Ethiopia
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 Description:
~20cm Quartz from Brazil
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Rhodochrosite slice from Argentina, ~10-12cm
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Sweet Home Mine rhodo, ~5cm crystal
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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 14:58    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

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 Description:
Beautiful aquamarine from Brazil, height ~10cm
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 Description:
Surreal multi-coloured elbaite from Nigeria (!) with backlight, size is about 25 cm!!!
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 Description:
Beryl from Namibia, ~20cm
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 Description:
The 63kg iron meteorite from Treysa/Hesse that fell 103 years ago (https://www.mindat.org/loc-262902.html), ~20-25cm
 Viewed:  15277 Time(s)

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Superb blue elbaite from Namibia, height ~10cm
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 Description:
~30cm plate with tree-shaped psilomelane (it's from Germany, I don't remember the locality)
 Viewed:  15281 Time(s)

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 Description:
Elmwood fluorite, ~12cm
 Viewed:  15278 Time(s)

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 Description:
A cute little "bowl" filled with chrysocolla from Ray Mine, ~5cm
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 Description:
Large Chinese Calcite, ~40cm
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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 15:05    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

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Malachite from Friedrich Mine, Siegerland, ~10cm
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Another Friedrich Mine malachite. ~4cm
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 Description:
Large, ~30cm specimen of borax from California
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Wonderful quartz with slight reddish hue from Jinlong, China, ~15cm
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 Description:
Water-clear "aquarium" fluorite from Dal'negorsk, ~12cm
 Viewed:  15277 Time(s)

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~10cm Pederneira elbaite
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Swiss hematite roses, large one ~5cm
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PostPosted: Apr 07, 2019 17:48    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

Very nice museum, and beautiful specimens! I'm not sure if theirs is from here, but manganese dendrites that look very similar came from quarries around Solnhofen, Germany.
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PostPosted: Apr 08, 2019 01:08    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

Hi Kevin, I know it looks like a typical Solnhofen specimen, but I don't remember for sure and the label on the photo is too fuzzy ;-)
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PostPosted: Apr 08, 2019 12:00    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

A few more ...


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Close-up of the weird Australian gypsum on tree branches
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 Description:
Classic Georg Mine specimen, ~8cm
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 Description:
Aragonite from Austria, ~10cm
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 Description:
Surreal tourmaline slice from Madagascar, ~10cm
 Viewed:  15040 Time(s)

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 Description:
Clear calcite from a locality near Marburg, ~5-6cm
 Viewed:  15046 Time(s)

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 Description:
Erongo fluorite, ~10cm
 Viewed:  15036 Time(s)

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 Description:
Brazilian elbaite, ~18cm
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A lot of gemmy spinels from Myanmar, label ~4cm
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PostPosted: Apr 08, 2019 12:53    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

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 Description:
Kongsberg wire silver, height ~10cm (featured in Braun: Das Mineralreich)
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Several tourmaline slices from Madagascar, labels ~4cm
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 Description:
Large quartz from Dodo Mine, Russia, ~45cm
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 Description:
Peridotes from Arizona, label ~4cm
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 Description:
Verdelite from Brazil, ~5-7cm
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 Description:
"Paraiba" tourmaline from Brazil, ~20cm
 Viewed:  15020 Time(s)

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"Blue cap" from Afghanistan, height ~7cm
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Rubellite slice from Namibia, ~7-8cm
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PostPosted: Apr 08, 2019 13:04    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

The last ones so far:


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Polished pieces of labradorite from Madagascar, large one ~20cm
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Jonas Mine matrix specimen, ~6cm
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 Description:
Polished piece of pallasite meteorite from Russia, ~12-14cm
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Scolecite from India, ~7cm
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Gold and mercury from several localities
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Mesolite from India, ~8cm
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~20cm calcite from Hesse
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PostPosted: Apr 09, 2019 12:27    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

marvelous minerals, thank you for sharing this experience
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PostPosted: Apr 10, 2019 05:32    Post subject: Re: Marburg Museum 2019 - a tour with friends  

Thank you Philippe, I'm always glad to share these experiences here :-)
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