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

FMF English Forum is moderated by John S. White and Peter Megaw
 

Spanish message board






Newest topics and users posts
22 Jan-08:50:31 Re: the mizunaka collection - fluorite (Tobi)
22 Jan-01:38:42 The mizunaka collection - fluorite (Am Mizunaka)
21 Jan-22:39:29 Re: tucson show 2020 (Bob Harman)
21 Jan-19:07:47 Re: tucson show 2020 (Bob Kerr)
21 Jan-16:13:54 Re: a giant vanadinite (Roger Warin)
21 Jan-14:21:36 Re: a giant vanadinite (Linus)
21 Jan-05:10:29 Re: monthly mineral chronicles, mineral guides and more... (Crocoite)
21 Jan-03:29:46 Re: collection of bergur e. Sigurdarson (Tobi)
21 Jan-03:10:44 Re: a giant vanadinite (Tobi)
20 Jan-22:04:48 Re: tucson show 2020 (Bob Kerr)
20 Jan-18:38:12 Re: a giant vanadinite (Josele)
20 Jan-18:17:27 Re: tucson show 2020 (Rweaver)
20 Jan-17:52:35 Re: collection of bergur e. Sigurdarson (Bergur_e_sigurdarson)
20 Jan-14:48:45 A giant vanadinite (Roger Warin)
20 Jan-11:58:04 Re: collection of enrique llorens (Enrique Llorens)
20 Jan-11:04:49 Re: collection of firmo espinar (Firmo Espinar)
20 Jan-09:30:33 Re: tucson show 2020 (Bob Harman)
20 Jan-06:33:53 Re: tucson show 2020 (John S. White)
19 Jan-16:15:56 Re: tucson show 2020 (Arizona Show)
19 Jan-14:44:01 Re: tucson show 2020 (Rweaver)
19 Jan-11:34:30 Re: one of the biggest novelties of tucson 2020 will be tucson 2021! (Bob Kerr)
19 Jan-11:21:49 Re: tucson show 2020 (John S. White)
19 Jan-10:42:59 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
19 Jan-10:20:03 Re: collection of michael shaw (Michael Shaw)
19 Jan-03:45:07 Re: collection of michael shaw (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
61852


The time now is Jan 22, 2020 08:54

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
Collection of Carles Millan
  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, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44  Next
  Index -> Collection photos and Collector's page
Like
539


View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Mar 15, 2010 10:14    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

crosstimber wrote:
Your sphalerite specimen from Picher Oklahoma is very nice. Although calcite was a common gangue mineral throughout the district, the sphalerite crystals on your specimen do not appear to be on calcite, but on a brecciated gray chert.

Hi, Michael!

You must be right. I've just tested the matrix for hardness and it cannot be scratched with a steel knife, the opposite being true, so it cannot be calcite.

Thanks for your comments!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Mar 23, 2010 06:01    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Elbaite

Three contacted, undamaged elbaite crystals, one of them with some color zoning and doubly terminated, on an indefined matrix. Overall specimen size: 57 x 28 mm². Longest crystal: 45 x 6 mm². Widest crystal: 12 mm wide.

Paprok, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

Photos copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited and the image not modified. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.

My Personal Site


8208M-elbaite2.jpg
 Description:
Elbaite
Paprok, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
57 x 28 mm²
 Viewed:  25540 Time(s)

8208M-elbaite2.jpg



8208M-elbaite.jpg
 Description:
Elbaite
Paprok, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
57 x 28 mm²

Photo published in "Infomíner" (newsletter of the "Grup Mineralògic Català", Barcelona), #51, 2/2011, page 11
 Viewed:  25575 Time(s)

8208M-elbaite.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
1
   

Tobi




Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 3169
Location: Good Old Germany


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Mar 23, 2010 07:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

One word:

>>> Beautiful <<<
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Mar 23, 2010 10:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Tobias Martin wrote:
One word: >>> Beautiful <<<

Glad you like it.

Many thanks for your kind comment!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

olelukoe




Joined: 13 Mar 2010
Posts: 99
Location: Moscow


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Mar 23, 2010 13:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Good and very aesthetic miniature !
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Mar 23, 2010 15:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

olelukoe wrote:
Good and very aesthetic miniature !

I much appreciate your opinion.

Thank you!
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 02, 2010 15:43    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Pyrrhotite

Group of several pyrrhotite pseudohexagonal crystals, with etched faces but well defined edges. Weight: 134 g. Overall size: 80 mm x 45 mm. Widest crystal size: about 28 mm on edge. Taller crystal size: over 18 mm high. A specimen purchased from Jaume Serrate, Terrassa, Barcelona, Catalonia, in 1978 for about €20.

Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

This specimen is no longer in my collection.

Photos copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited and the image not modified. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.



2320M-pyrrhotite.jpg
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
80 mm x 45 mm. Widest crystal size: about 28 mm on edge. Taller crystal size: over 18 mm high
 Viewed:  25627 Time(s)

2320M-pyrrhotite.jpg



2320M-pyrrhotite1.jpg
 Description:
Pyrrhotite
Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
80 mm x 45 mm. Widest crystal size: about 28 mm on edge. Taller crystal size: over 18 mm high
 Viewed:  25591 Time(s)

2320M-pyrrhotite1.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Luiz Menezes




Joined: 10 Dec 2009
Posts: 140
Location: Belo Horizonte

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 02, 2010 17:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Hello Carles:

Congratulations for your specimens; your scheelite with Japan-law quartz twin and your elbaite from Paprok are two small big killers.

Luiz Menezes
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

jamesb




Joined: 16 Jan 2010
Posts: 18
Location: Arizona

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 03, 2010 00:17    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

2 words, unbelieveable, unbelievabe! It is amazing. Beautiful!

(The tourmaline matrix)

((other things too))
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 03, 2010 08:19    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Quartz

Group of several, completely transparent, colorless crystals. Overall size: 83 mm x 67 mm. Major crystal size: 65 mm tall, 35 mm wide. Purchased from Joan Montal in 1981. The gray and black areas, especially in the tip of the left crystal, are not real, must be a mistake of the camera I believe. (According to what Paul S. writes in the post below, these areas are the reflections of the more opaque white areas at the underside of the crystals, where they are attached on the matrix.)

Diamantina, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil

Photo copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.



8564M-quartz.jpg
 Description:
Quartz
Diamantina, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil
83 mm x 67 mm
 Viewed:  25512 Time(s)

8564M-quartz.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
1
   

Paul S




Joined: 20 Mar 2010
Posts: 79
Location: Enschede, The Netherlands


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 03, 2010 08:30    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Very very nice crystals, they form a lovely specimen.

Quote:
The gray and black areas, especially in the tip of the left crystal, are not real, must be a mistake of the camera I believe.


I think these areas are the reflections of the more opaque white area's at the underside of the crystals, where they are attached on the matrix. Don't blame the camera, blame the physics! ;-)
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Jim




Joined: 09 Apr 2008
Posts: 185
Location: Dallas


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 03, 2010 08:56    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Carles,

Your elbaite specimen is really eye-catching.... congrats on a very fine piece!

Keep them coming!

Cheers,

_________________
Jim

MAD about crystals
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 03, 2010 09:31    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

To Luiz Menezes from Belo Horizonte, jamesb from Arizona, Paul S. from Enschede and Jim from Dallas

Very glad you like them. Many thanks for the time spent in posting your kind comments.

______
Carles
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 03, 2010 09:52    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Phenakite, quartz, microcline, schorl

Complete all around, transparent and colorless, undamaged, doubly terminated phenakite crystal with smoky quartz and several small black schorl crystals on a matrix of microcline showing also several well defined faces. The phenakite crystal is somewhat cloudy at the bottom, yet it is geometrically perfect. Size: 67 mm x 62 mm x 52 mm. Phenakite crystal: 24 mm tall x 12 mm wide. Weight: 224 g.

Palelni Mine, Khetchel village, Molo quarter, Momeik township, Mogok area, Mandalay division, Burma (Myanmar)

Photos copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.

My Personal Site


8116M-phenakite.jpg
 Description:
Phenakite, quartz, microcline, schorl
Palelni Mine, Khetchel village, Molo quarter, Momeik township, Mogok area, Mandalay division, Burma (Myanmar)
67 mm x 62 mm x 52 mm
 Viewed:  25918 Time(s)

8116M-phenakite.jpg



8116M-phenakite1.jpg
 Description:
Phenakite, quartz, microcline, schorl
Palelni Mine, Khetchel village, Molo quarter, Momeik township, Mogok area, Mandalay division, Burma (Myanmar)
67 mm x 62 mm x 52 mm
 Viewed:  25891 Time(s)

8116M-phenakite1.jpg



8116M-phenakite3.jpg
 Description:
Phenakite, quartz, microcline, schorl
Palelni Mine, Khetchel village, Molo quarter, Momeik township, Mogok area, Mandalay division, Burma (Myanmar)
67 mm x 62 mm x 52 mm

Partial view
 Viewed:  25922 Time(s)

8116M-phenakite3.jpg



8116M-phenakite2.jpg
 Description:
Phenakite, quartz, microcline, schorl
Palelni Mine, Khetchel village, Molo quarter, Momeik township, Mogok area, Mandalay division, Burma (Myanmar)
67 mm x 62 mm x 52 mm

Partial view
 Viewed:  25895 Time(s)

8116M-phenakite2.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
1
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 03, 2010 15:47    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Titanite, "adularia", chlorite

Group of titanite, "adularia" and chlorite crystals on a complex matrix. The "adularia" crystals, colorless, show a rhombohedral habit. Overall size: 50 mm x 32 mm x 24 mm. Main titanite crystal size: 10 mm. Main adularia crystal size: 6 mm. Weight: 46 g. Purchased from Jordi Figueras, Barcelona, Catalonia, in 1964 for €0.90.

Central St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland.

This specimen is no longer in my collection.

Photos copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.



8122M-titanite.jpg
 Description:
Titanite, "adularia", chlorite
Central St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
50 mm x 32 mm x 24 mm. Main titanite crystal size: 10 mm. Main adularia crystal size: 6 mm
 Viewed:  25918 Time(s)

8122M-titanite.jpg



8122M-titanite1.jpg
 Description:
Titanite, "adularia", chlorite
Central St Gotthard Massif, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
50 mm x 32 mm x 24 mm. Main titanite crystal size: 10 mm. Main adularia crystal size: 6 mm
 Viewed:  25911 Time(s)

8122M-titanite1.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 04, 2010 13:47    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Skutterudite, calcite

Several cuboctahedral {100}{111} skutterudite crystals with calcite. Weight: 676 g. Overall size: 80 mm x 72 mm. Longest edge: 13 mm. Purchased in 1983 in Sant Celoni-Barcelona, Catalonia, fair.

Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco.

This specimen is no longer in my collection.

Photos copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.



2821M-skutterudite1.jpg
 Description:
Skutterudite, calcite
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
80 mm x 72 mm. Longest edge: 13 mm

Partial view
 Viewed:  25789 Time(s)

2821M-skutterudite1.jpg



2821M-skutterudite2.jpg
 Description:
Skutterudite, calcite
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
80 mm x 72 mm. Longest edge: 13 mm

Partial view
 Viewed:  25784 Time(s)

2821M-skutterudite2.jpg



2821M-skutterudite.jpg
 Description:
Skutterudite, calcite
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
80 mm x 72 mm. Longest edge: 13 mm

Full view
 Viewed:  25756 Time(s)

2821M-skutterudite.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 08, 2010 04:50    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Erythrite, skutterudite, pharmacolite

Group of erythrite crystals with pharmacolite on a matrix of skutterudite. Overall size: 56 mm x 40 mm. Main erythrite crystal size: 13 mm. Purchased from Joan Montal, Barcelona, Catalonia, in 1972 for €7.21.

Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco.

This specimen is no longer in my collection.

Photos copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.



7308M-erythrite1.jpg
 Description:
Erythrite, skutterudite, pharmacolite
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
56 mm x 40 mm. Main erythrite crystal size: 13 mm
 Viewed:  25665 Time(s)

7308M-erythrite1.jpg



7308M-erythrite.jpg
 Description:
Erythrite, skutterudite, pharmacolite
Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
56 mm x 40 mm. Main erythrite crystal size: 13 mm
 Viewed:  25616 Time(s)

7308M-erythrite.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 10, 2010 16:18    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Sulfur, calcite

Group of sulfur crystals with calcite on a sulfur matrix. Overall size: 116 mm x 84 mm. Weight: 240 g. Purchased in 1965 from Josep Closas, Barcelona, Catalonia, for €1.80.

Sicily, Italy.

This specimen is no longer in my collection.

Photos copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.



1309M-sulphur1.jpg
 Description:
Sulfur, calcite
Sicily, Italy
116 mm x 84 mm
 Viewed:  25554 Time(s)

1309M-sulphur1.jpg



1309M-sulphur.jpg
 Description:
Sulfur, calcite
Sicily, Italy
116 mm x 84 mm
 Viewed:  25528 Time(s)

1309M-sulphur.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

Carles Millan
Site Admin



Joined: 05 May 2007
Posts: 1297
Location: Catalonia


Access to the FMF Gallery title=

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 11, 2010 13:19    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Galena

Group of galena cubic {100} crystals. Overall size: 56 mm x 50 mm. Longest edge: 27 mm. Weight: 225 g. Purchased from Joan Montal, Barcelona, Catalonia, in 1973.

Picher Field, Tri-State District, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA.

Photo copyright © Carles Millan. Reproduction allowed as long as the author's name is cited. Creative Commons Attribution Licence - Some Rights Reserved.



2446M-galena.jpg
 Description:
Galena
Picher Field, Tri-State District, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA
56 mm x 50 mm. Longest edge: 27 mm
 Viewed:  24193 Time(s)

2446M-galena.jpg


Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   

jamesb




Joined: 16 Jan 2010
Posts: 18
Location: Arizona

View user's profile

Send private message

PostPosted: Apr 15, 2010 00:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Hi Carles,

More pictures please !!!

Thank you. Jim B
Back to top
Reply to topic Reply with quote
Like
   
Display posts from previous:   
   Index -> Collection photos and Collector's page   All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 21 of 44
  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, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44  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 2006-2020


Powered by FMF