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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2014 09:17    Post subject: Re: If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious  

Thank you, Pierre. Please tell Riana hello.

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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2014 07:41    Post subject: Re: If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious  

Hi Don, as an expert on the mineral specie discussed in this thread, I have a question or two for you. I have noticed a growth of some strange mineral species on tomatosite. Could you be so kind to help with the identification. Best regards :-)


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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2014 09:03    Post subject: Re: If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious  

Hmm... I hate to say it, but it looks asbestiform and could pose an inhalation hazard. You might want to dispose of this one!
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2014 13:47    Post subject: Re: If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious  

Hello Pierre,

It appears to me that your Tomatosite has developed a mycelial growth with fruiting bodies or spores, possibly rhizopus sp. Perhaps a culture and special stains would help.

Hi to Riana.

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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2014 14:05    Post subject: Re: If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious  

Hi Rei, I took your advice and disposed the specimen.

Hi Don, thank you for your expert analysis . I am quite relieved that this is not a new specie as I have no desire for it to carry my name:-) :-) Best regards to Gwen.

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PostPosted: Sep 14, 2014 12:53    Post subject: Re: If it is a twin it was juicy and delicious  

Last juicy twin for the season


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