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
08 Mar-20:27:03 The mizunaka collection -quartz (Am Mizunaka)
08 Mar-19:32:58 Re: creedtie - is pink different than purple, navidad mine (mina navidad) (Steveb)
08 Mar-19:19:11 Re: creedtie - is pink different than purple, navidad mine (mina navidad) (Pete Richards)
08 Mar-18:47:07 Creedtie - is pink different than purple, navidad mine (mina navidad) (Julie Wilson)
08 Mar-12:20:34 Re: quartz points locality (Bob Morgan)
08 Mar-11:40:03 Re: quartz points locality (Sante Celiberti)
08 Mar-11:32:20 Re: collection of jean suffert (Jean Suffert)
08 Mar-10:35:11 Re: quartz points locality (R Saunders)
08 Mar-10:29:52 Re: quartz points locality (Amir Akhavan)
08 Mar-08:20:24 Re: quartz points locality (Chris Rayburn)
08 Mar-07:50:57 Re: quartz points locality (R Saunders)
08 Mar-07:30:09 Re: quartz points locality (Chris Rayburn)
08 Mar-07:26:44 Re: quartz points locality (James Catmur)
08 Mar-06:55:23 Quartz points locality (R Saunders)
08 Mar-01:34:48 The mizunaka collection - elbaite (Am Mizunaka)
07 Mar-16:29:01 Re: collection of firmo espinar (Firmo Espinar)
07 Mar-11:45:27 Re: help needed (Sante Celiberti)
07 Mar-11:32:26 Re: help needed (Sante Celiberti)
07 Mar-11:27:07 Re: help needed (James Catmur)
07 Mar-08:24:55 Re: help needed (Pete Richards)
07 Mar-08:22:03 Re: help needed (Dany Mabillard)
07 Mar-07:58:27 Re: collection from dany mabillard (Dany Mabillard)
07 Mar-07:19:53 Re: collection from dany mabillard (James Catmur)
07 Mar-04:28:18 Re: collection from dany mabillard (Jordi Fabre)
07 Mar-01:40:59 Re: collection from dany mabillard (Volkmar Stingl)

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
79442


The time now is Mar 09, 2021 01:43

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
The information provided within this Forum about localities is only given to allow reference to them. Any visit to any of the localities requires you to obtain full permission and relevant information prior to your visit. FMF is strictly against any illicit activities related to collecting minerals.
Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature
  Goto page 1, 2  Next
  Index -> Mineral Art and Artists
Like
1


View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 10:37    Post subject: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Since I started reading The Forum, it seems that I notice geometric shapes everywhere. I saw this pair recently. I was thinking were they dodecahedral, pyritohedral? They had a slightly metallic luster and partial coating with a rust-colored material, perhaps iron oxide. They were very symmetrical. They each had one brown face. However one of them had a "C- face" and the other an "H-face." They were flattened on the bottom.They were on private property so I left them there. ;-)


1-photo.JPG
 Description:
Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
 Viewed:  31021 Time(s)

1-photo.JPG



1-photo.JPG
 Description:
Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
 Viewed:  30988 Time(s)

1-photo.JPG



1-photo-001.JPG
 Description:
Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
 Viewed:  31061 Time(s)

1-photo-001.JPG



_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
1
   

Roger Warin




Joined: 23 Jan 2013
Posts: 987


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 11:11    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Excellent joke.
Roger.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Mark Ost




Joined: 18 Mar 2013
Posts: 516
Location: Virginia Beach


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 16:15    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

whats the hardness??
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 16:30    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Thanks, Roger.

Mark, I didn't have a nail, piece of glass or warm vinegar with me, just my wife's cell phone :-)

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Mark Ost




Joined: 18 Mar 2013
Posts: 516
Location: Virginia Beach


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 16:34    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

I believe the hardness of a version 5 I phone glass is around 5. Try that.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 16:48    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Mark Ost wrote:
I believe the hardness of a version 5 I phone glass is around 5. Try that.


OK, Mark. Thanks.

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 16:53    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Don Lum wrote:
Mark Ost wrote:
I believe the hardness of a version 5 I phone glass is around 5. Try that.


OK, Mark. Thanks.

Don


I think Apple should put a short wave ultra violet light on the next version of the iphone.

That would come in handy.

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Vitomorim




Joined: 28 Jul 2013
Posts: 52
Location: Barcelos, Portugal


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 18:15    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Don Lum wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
Mark Ost wrote:
I believe the hardness of a version 5 I phone glass is around 5. Try that.


OK, Mark. Thanks.

Don


I think Apple should put a short wave ultra violet light on the next version of the iphone.

That would come in handy.

Don


And for some, a Geiger counter. (Perhaps this features could explain its price)
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Volkmar Stingl




Joined: 23 Sep 2012
Posts: 320
Location: Innsbruck


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 19:55    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

It seems that hardness of the water is easier to test! ;-)

Volkmar
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 21:02    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Vitomorim and Volkmar, why not add a Raman Spectrophotometer and water tester to the iphone also?
_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Mark Ost




Joined: 18 Mar 2013
Posts: 516
Location: Virginia Beach


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 22:46    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Steve Jobs would be proud of all of you
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

alfredo
Site Admin



Joined: 30 Jan 2008
Posts: 833


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 23:44    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Don't re-invent the wheel ;))
...There are already apps for measuring radiation with an I-phone.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Mark Ost




Joined: 18 Mar 2013
Posts: 516
Location: Virginia Beach


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 06:09    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Alfredo, what does this say about the world?? I suspect a larger meaning but it escapes me! Love the hat ornament. Where can I get one?
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Jordi Fabre
Overall coordinator of the Forum



Joined: 07 Aug 2006
Posts: 4655
Location: Barcelona


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 13:43    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Mark Ost wrote:
...Love the hat ornament. Where can I get one?

Prometheus had one, but take care of your liver!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 15:57    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

alfredo wrote:
Don't re-invent the wheel ;))
...There are already apps for measuring radiation with an I-phone.


Alfredo,

I did not know that. Thanks.

I am more of an Android person than Apple.

Regards,

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Vitomorim




Joined: 28 Jul 2013
Posts: 52
Location: Barcelos, Portugal


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 16:12    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Don Lum wrote:
alfredo wrote:
Don't re-invent the wheel ;))
...There are already apps for measuring radiation with an I-phone.


Alfredo,

I did not know that. Thanks.

I am more of an Android person than Apple.

Regards,

Don


However extra hardware is required.
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 16:21    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Looking at the piece with the "C-face" , I detect what I have heard some dealers describe as "edge-wear" but it certainly does not detract from the overall aesthetics of the piece :-) :-) :-)
_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Mark Ost




Joined: 18 Mar 2013
Posts: 516
Location: Virginia Beach


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 17:23    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Does this supply mineral water?? I crack myself up!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Volkmar Stingl




Joined: 23 Sep 2012
Posts: 320
Location: Innsbruck


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 18:33    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Don Lum wrote:
....does not detract from the overall aesthetics of the piece :-) :-) :-)


"Overall in good condition damagewise"... (also an often used statement on certain webpages):D

IIs it possible that such objects also have penetration twins of C and H (so-called W twins)?

Volkmar
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Don Lum




Joined: 03 Sep 2012
Posts: 2393
Location: Arkansas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Aug 18, 2013 19:12    Post subject: Re: Man-made objects Imitating Mother Nature  

Volkmar Stingl wrote:
Don Lum wrote:
....does not detract from the overall aesthetics of the piece :-) :-) :-)


"Overall in good condition damagewise"... (also an often used statement on certain webpages):D

IIs it possible that such objects also have penetration twins of C and H (so-called W twins)?

Volkmar


Perhaps.

Don

_________________
hogwild
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   
Display posts from previous:   
   Index -> Mineral Art and Artists   All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 1 of 2
  Goto page 1, 2  Next  

 
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 2006-2021


Powered by FMF