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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2011 10:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

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Cavansite from India, ruby from Tanzania, vivianite from Ukraine.
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Hemimorphites from Arizona and Mexico next to a large Hessian halite.
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Finally some classics, amazonite from Pikes Peak in Colorado, wulfenite from Mexican San Francisco Mine, dioptase from Kazakhstan.
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PostPosted: May 29, 2011 03:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Fluorapatite. Cerro de Mercado Mine, Durango, Mexico. Specimen size 90 x 60 x 60 mm, crystal lenght 35 mm.


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Cerro de Mercado Mine, Durango, Mexico.
Specimen size 90 x 60 x 60 mm, crystal lenght 35 mm
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PostPosted: May 29, 2011 04:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Sulphur. Cozzodisi Mine, Sicily, Italy. Specimen size 80 x 50 x 50 mm, largest crystal ~25 mm.


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Cozzodisi Mine, Casteltermini, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
Specimen size 80 x 50 x 50 mm. largest crystal ~25 mm.
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PostPosted: May 29, 2011 09:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Tobias, thank you SO much for sharing your minerals.
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PostPosted: May 29, 2011 11:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Tobias,

Nice photos and very good new acquisitions. You hit the mark.

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PostPosted: May 29, 2011 15:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Gail and Carles, thank you for your comments.

"You hit the mark." -> At least i'm happy to have found two mineral classics that i was searching for very long :-)
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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2011 14:41    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

I wish I had all your collection
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PostPosted: Jun 21, 2011 01:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Thanks a lot for that praise. But my collection is really humble compared to some of the other FMF members and their world-class collections of fine minerals. Nevertheless i'm glad to hear that you like my minerals!
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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2011 09:45    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Hi all,

Inspired by Carles Millan, i will start a kind of "old specimens, new pictures" campaign because i made some real fuzzy and bad quality pictures for this thread. Sure, there are some specimens not worth the best pictures, but i will shoot my best specimens again and post them in better quality. Hope i don't bother the community, but some of the pictures here in my thread are really bad and the specimens deserve better ones.

I will start with the vanadinite specimen that once was also the beginning of my collection thread - but this time with a picture that is a little bit larger and better than the old one (just compare it to page one) >> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=4537#4537

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Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2011 06:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

A specimen not yet published:

Polished half of a septarian nodule filled with two generations of calcite (yellow and brown), measuring 13-14 cm in diameter. From Muddy Creek, Utah, USA.



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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2011 06:49    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Yellow baryte from France:


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Baryte occurrences, Châtelguyon, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France
75 x 40 x 30 mm
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2011 13:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Nice collection Tobias, please keep posting your specimens.
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2011 11:15    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Thank you! Here's another specimen not yet published before, ruby from Tanzania:


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Ruby in zoisite
Mundarara Mine, Longido, Mt Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania
120 x 65 x 30 mm
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2011 06:26    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

A better photo of the classic Sicilian sulphur pictured above.


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Sulphur on calcite
Cozzodisi Mine, Casteltermini, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
80 x 50 x 50 mm
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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2011 07:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Not yet published quartz specimen no. 1:


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Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru
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Huaron mining district, Huayllay district, Pasco province, Pasco department, Peru
50 x 45 x 40 mm

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PostPosted: Aug 27, 2011 07:18    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Not yet published quartz specimen no. 2:


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Quartz, hematite
Lechang Mine, Lechang Co., Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
45 x 40 x 25 mm
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PostPosted: Aug 28, 2011 10:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Another European classic that showed in this thread before, but here with better pictures:


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Almandine in mica schist
Ziller valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
160 x 120 x 60 mm
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Almandine in mica schist
Ziller valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria
160 x 120 x 60 mm

Closer look at the some of the crystals, each one of them about 20 mm.
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PostPosted: Aug 28, 2011 10:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Here's another quartz specimen i like very much (shown before only on a poor photo), sceptered amethyst from Brandberg:


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Quartz var. amethyst
Brandberg area, Brandberg District, Erongo Region, Namibia
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Quartz var. amethyst
Brandberg area, Brandberg District, Erongo Region, Namibia
75 x 50 x 40 mm

I suppose most of you love quartz sceptres, so here's a closer shot of them (each one measures ~ 25 mm) ...
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Quartz var. amethyst
Brandberg area, Brandberg District, Erongo Region, Namibia
75 x 50 x 40 mm

... and one more. Please forgive me that the pictures don't have Christian Rewitzer's quality ;-)
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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2011 03:33    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Old specimens, better photos, fluorite # 1:


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Xianghuapu Mine (Maiwan Mine), Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
115 x 75 x 60 mm
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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2011 03:35    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Old specimens, better photos, fluorite # 2:


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Fluorite, quartz, baryte
Berbes, Berbes Mining area, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
105 x 70 x 75 mm
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