We use cookies to show content based on your preferences. If you continue to browse you accept their use and installation. More information. >

FMF - Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board
The place to share your mineralogical experiences


Spanish message board






Newest topics and users posts
03 Dec-18:23:00 Healthy christmas! (Jordi Fabre)
03 Dec-17:55:39 Re: who can help me (Vinoterapia)
03 Dec-16:57:31 Re: mining objects. (Sante Celiberti)
03 Dec-16:50:52 Merry christmas and a happy new year! (Roy Starkey)
03 Dec-16:20:01 Re: who can help me (Nano)
03 Dec-15:55:54 Re: the mizunaka collection (Am Mizunaka)
03 Dec-15:33:22 Re: who can help me (Alshawani)
03 Dec-14:34:37 Re: who can help me (James Catmur)
03 Dec-14:16:47 Re: collection of tobi (Philippe Durand)
03 Dec-13:52:56 Mineral talks live - episode 23 - emanuele marini; founder, nimeral mineral labs, italy (Bluecapproductions)
03 Dec-13:48:10 Re: who can help me (Josele)
03 Dec-13:44:34 Re: who can help me (Vinoterapia)
03 Dec-12:15:48 Who can help me (Alshawani)
03 Dec-10:38:45 Re: collection from dany mabillard (Dany Mabillard)
03 Dec-09:40:48 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
03 Dec-09:26:09 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
03 Dec-05:38:40 Re: collection of tobi (Tobi)
03 Dec-05:02:46 Re: the mizunaka collection (Tobi)
03 Dec-04:16:56 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Tobi)
03 Dec-03:37:29 Re: what type of rock might this be? (James Catmur)
03 Dec-03:31:06 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
03 Dec-02:33:30 Re: the mizunaka collection (Volkmar Stingl)
03 Dec-01:55:32 What type of rock might this be? (Andromeda2021)
03 Dec-01:41:23 The mizunaka collection - quartz (Am Mizunaka)
02 Dec-05:32:24 Re: collection of annemieke en rob schnerr (Tobi)

For lists of newest topics and postings click here


RSS RSS

View unanswered posts

Why and how to register

Index Index
 FAQFAQ RegisterRegister  Log inLog in
 {Forgotten your password?}Forgotten your password?  

Like
75443


The time now is Dec 03, 2020 21:17

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
Collection of Firmo Espinar
  Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22
  Index -> Collection photos and Collector's page
Like
2379


View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Oct 07, 2020 15:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-103).

Tessin habit quartz transparent and rich in faces.

We can distinguish a very narrow face by the discontinuity of the striations seen through the crystal.

Tessin habit crystal is the result of repeated alternating termination and prism faces forming a tapered crystal with striated faces.



IMG_7357.3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety tessin habit)
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 34mm x 72mm x 30mm
 Description:
Tessin habit crystal transparent and rich in faces. (Nº-103).
 Viewed:  1096 Time(s)

IMG_7357.3.jpg



IMG_7385.2.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety tessin habit)
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 34mm x 72mm x 30mm
 Description:
We can distinguish a very narrow face by the discontinuity of the striations seen through the crystal.
 Viewed:  1094 Time(s)

IMG_7385.2.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
9
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Oct 18, 2020 12:54    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from Buriticá, Antioquia Department, Colombia. (Nº-104).

Biterminated crystal mainly transparent with some extra faces.



IMG_7400.2.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buriticá, Occidente Province, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 22mm x 47mm x 19mm
 Description:
Some extra faces. (Nº-104).
 Viewed:  1020 Time(s)

IMG_7400.2.jpg



IMG_7412.3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buriticá, Occidente Province, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 47mm x 22mm x 19mm
 Description:
Biterminated crystal. (Nº-104).
 Viewed:  1021 Time(s)

IMG_7412.3.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
8
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Oct 27, 2020 15:59    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-105).

Cream specimen at the base with a smoky area with bluish grey mineral hairs and a transparent top.



IMG_7431.3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 21mm x 80mm x 13mm
 Description:
Cream specimen at the base with a smoky area ...
 Viewed:  929 Time(s)

IMG_7431.3.jpg



IMG_7437.3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 21mm x 80mm x 13mm
 Description:
with bluish grey mineral hairs and a transparent top. (Nº-105).
 Viewed:  929 Time(s)

IMG_7437.3.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
10
   

Tobi




Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 3442
Location: Good Old Germany


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Oct 28, 2020 04:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Firmo Espinar wrote:
Quartz from San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-105). Cream specimen at the base with a smoky area with bluish grey mineral hairs and a transparent top.
Nice one, it nearly looks like an inverted version of a "mango" quartz from Cabiche ;-) I like it!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
1
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 03, 2020 11:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Hi Tobi.

Nice to see you.

Curious appreciation about these tricolor crystals.


Now a Gypsum from Luzón, Guadalajara, Spain, self-collected in 2013 and a

Quartz from Muzo mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia. (Nº-106).



IMG_7462.2.jpg
 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 62mm x 60mm x 35mm
 Description:
A Gypsum aggregate with a cleaner crystal. Self-collected in 2013.
 Viewed:  790 Time(s)

IMG_7462.2.jpg



IMG_7482.3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 20mm x 44mm x 8mm
 Description:
Flat crystal with white clouds inside the transparent area. (Nº-106).
 Viewed:  792 Time(s)

IMG_7482.3.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
9
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 07, 2020 11:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Halite from Dead Sea, Madaba Governorate, Jordan.

Botryoidal brain-like Halite with pearly luster and 3,5 cm thick, self-collected in 1999.

This specimen coated a rock on the Jordanian shore of the sea. The backside preserves the mold of sea rock.

The Dead Sea is the lowest place on Earth at 430 meters below sea level and a deep hypersaline lake that actively precipitates halite as a response to its negative water balance.



IMG_7534.2.jpg
 Mineral: Halite
 Locality:
Dead Sea, Madaba Governorate, Jordania
 Dimensions: 144mm x 105mm x 60 mm
 Description:
Botryoidal brain-like Halite with pearly luster and 3,5 cm thick.
 Viewed:  709 Time(s)

IMG_7534.2.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
11
   

Tobi




Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 3442
Location: Good Old Germany


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 09, 2020 04:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Firmo Espinar wrote:
Halite from Dead Sea, Madaba Governorate, Jordan.
Botryoidal brain-like Halite with pearly luster and 3,5 cm thick, self-collected in 1999.
This specimen coated a rock on the Jordanian shore of the sea. The backside preserves the mold of sea rock.
The Dead Sea is the lowest place on Earth at 430 meters below sea level and a deep hypersaline lake that actively precipitates halite as a response to its negative water balance.
I think I've never seen a mineral specimen from Jordan before ...
Really interesting, Firmo, thanks for showing!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
2
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 14, 2020 18:59    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Thank you Tobi for your kind input.

Quartz from Muzo mining district, Boyacá Department, Colombia. (Nº-107).



IMG_7584.2.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 36mm x 63mm x 32mm
 Description:
(Nº-107).
 Viewed:  545 Time(s)

IMG_7584.2.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
7
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 19, 2020 13:40    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from Boekenhoutshoek area, Mkobola, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.

The central prismatic crystals are overgrown by smaller ones. The presence of iron oxides gives some portions an orange coloration.

In this specimen is easy to see the growth phases.



IMG_7726.2.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Boekenhoutshoek area, Mkobola, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 55mm x 33mm x 52mm
 Description:
In this specimen is easy to see the growth phases.
 Viewed:  453 Time(s)

IMG_7726.2.jpg



IMG_7753.2.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Boekenhoutshoek area, Mkobola, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 55mm x 33mm x 52mm
 Description:
The central prismatic crystals are overgrown by smaller ones.
 Viewed:  454 Time(s)

IMG_7753.2.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
7
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 23, 2020 13:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from Pella, Orange river, Northern Cape, South Africa.


IMG_7674.3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Pella, Orange river area, Kakamas, ZF Mgcawu District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 55mm x 30mm x 22mm
 Description:
Doubly terminated Quartz with Hematite carrying two smaller biterminated ones.
 Viewed:  349 Time(s)

IMG_7674.3.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
10
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Nov 27, 2020 12:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from the Lower Orange River, Northern Cape, South Africa.


IMG_8019.3.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Pella, Orange river area, Kakamas, ZF Mgcawu District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: 52mm x 63mm x 42mm
 Description:
Red quartz cluster with a transparent second generation.
 Viewed:  214 Time(s)

IMG_8019.3.jpg



IMG_8021.4.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Pella, Orange river area, Kakamas, ZF Mgcawu District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
 Dimensions: Detail
 Description:
Coloured tips with Hematite and probably Chlorite.
 Viewed:  213 Time(s)

IMG_8021.4.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
9
   

Firmo Espinar




Joined: 05 Apr 2017
Posts: 518
Location: Medellín, Colombia.


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Dec 01, 2020 10:21    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Fluorite from Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia.


IMG_7898.3.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 75mm x 60mm x 35mm
 Description:
Pale green fluorite cubes with pink and violet tones and a bit of limonite between them.
 Viewed:  102 Time(s)

IMG_7898.3.jpg



IMG_7906.3.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Okorusu Mine, Otjiwarongo District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 75mm x 60mm x 35mm
 Description:
Backlight. Main cube is 35mm x 30mm.
 Viewed:  103 Time(s)

IMG_7906.3.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
9
   
Display posts from previous:   
   Index -> Collection photos and Collector's page   All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 22 of 22
  Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22  

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


All pictures, text, design © Forum FMF 2006-2020


Powered by FMF