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PostPosted: Jun 26, 2013 15:39    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - The hidden treasures of America  

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 06/26/2013

An appetizer of the exhibition "The hidden treasures of America" that will open tomorrow Thursday



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PostPosted: Jun 27, 2013 16:40    Post subject: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - Thursday, the first Professional Day  

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines 06/27/2013

Thursday is the first Professional Day. Here you have some shots of the general atmosphere.

More to come...



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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:12    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Hi Jordi ;)

some photo, i keep more time for mine specimens :



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Sweet Home Mine, Colorado, USA
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Calcite sur fluorite
Denton mine, Illinois, USA
cabinet
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Benitoite and neptunite
Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito, California, USA
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:17    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

and (i have not take big materials for photo... better next time)


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Rhodochrosite
Sweet Home Mine, Colorado, USA
detail
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Pyromorphite
Bunker Hill mine, Idaho, USA
miniature
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Sweet Home Mine, Colorado, USA
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:21    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

And


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Baryte
Elk Creek, Dalzell, South Dakota, USA
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Rhodocrosite and fluorite
Sweet Home Mine, Colorado, USA
extra large
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Wulfenite
Red Cloud Mine, La Paz County, Arizona, USA
cabinet
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Santa Rosalia, Boleo, Mexico
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:25    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

And


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Santa Rosalia, Boleo, Mexico
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Santa Rosalia, Boleo, Mexico
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:30    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Hard behind glasses with no time


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Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito, California, USA
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Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito, California, USA
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Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito, California, USA
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:38    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Excellent photos, as usual !

However, it would be still better if you let us know the size of each specimen.
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:54    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Carles Millan wrote:
Excellent photos, as usual !

However, it would be still better if you let us know the size of each specimen.

He can't Carles. These are the specimens on display in the "Hidden Treasures of America" so not chance to measure them accurately. He can say just something like "miniature", "cabinet", "large", "extra large", so I will do it now for him.
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 03:54    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

difficult for me to said excatly size behind glasses. I can said with zoom of bridge but it's not very simple.

pseudo boleite is the smallest FOV is 30 mm and specimen 10-12 mm ? FULL ZOOM of FZ28

First cumengeite specimen 30 mm ?

secund cumengeite specimen 15 mm ?

Boleite size is 20-25 mm ?

for benitoite it's possible to see on John Veevart website in his personnal collection.
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 04:06    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

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Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito, California, USA
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Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito, California, USA
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Dallas Gem Mine, San Benito, California, USA
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 04:45    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Fantastic report Jordi and mr. Ploum!!! Please keep it up. I wish I was there.
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 05:23    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Thanks Pierre, I supposed to complete my columns with more photos and my final conclusions yesterday, but due the break out of our server I didn't.
I hope to do it soon.
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 18:46    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

The six blue very expensive looking secured cases that I saw in the "Hidden Treasures of America" exhibition must be nominated for the most stupid showcases on the market. Most upstanding specimens needed to be laid down on their back because the shelves stood under a 30 degree slope.

Thank you for your very nice, sharp and super detailed pictures from that exhibition Ploum,
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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 23:33    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Superb, unbelievable photography.

Thank you

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PostPosted: Jul 01, 2013 23:34    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Jordi, thank you for your report.
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PostPosted: Jul 02, 2013 11:15    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Hi,
some photos from the 2013 Sainte-Marie Show.
Roger.



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Ilvaite
China - I think from Inner Mongolia
extra large specimen
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Amazonie
Pikes Peak, Colorado
large
Formerly in the Giuseppe Giazotto's Collection
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Antetezambo, Ambaja, Diana reg., Antsiranana Prov. Madagascar
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Azurite
Tsumeb mine, Namibia
large
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Onganja, Namibia
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PostPosted: Jul 03, 2013 09:41    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Hi,
Some other outstanding specimens from the 2013 Ste Marie Show.
Roger.



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Silver
Kongsberg, Norway
large
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Silver
Freiberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony
large
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Silver
Valenciana Mine, Guanajuato, Mex.
large
with many small calcite xls
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Azurite
Tsumeb mine, Namibia
large
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Copper
Houghton, Michigan, USA
large
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Hausmannite
N'Chwaning, Kalahari, Mn Fields, Namibia
large
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Wulfenite
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mex.
large
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Wulfenite
Red Cloud Mine, Arizona
large
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PostPosted: Jul 03, 2013 14:38    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Fred, Jordi, Roger,
All these photographs are magnificent by themselves. The fact that they were taken through glass, and the reflections are negligible makes them miraculous.
Thank you.
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PostPosted: Jul 03, 2013 15:18    Post subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2013 - 50th Edition!  

Thank you very much Dean.
I see that your alias is 27Al. The 26Al isotope has also played an important role in the origin of our solar system.
I still have some photos.
Roger.
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