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PostPosted: May 22, 2012 12:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Cobaltoan Calcite from Congo:
(Photos © previous owner Willfried Kittler)



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Cobaltoan Calcite
Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
30 x 30 x 30 mm
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PostPosted: May 23, 2012 00:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Los Lamentos wulfenite:
(Photos © previous owner Willfried Kittler)



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Wulfenite
Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
70 x 20 x 20 mm
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PostPosted: May 25, 2012 14:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

I took some pictures of the new fluorite from Mexico on my own:


IMG_7385.JPG
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Fluorite
Navidad Mine, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
90 x 85 x 30 mm
 Viewed:  17417 Time(s)

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 Description:
Fluorite
Navidad Mine, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
90 x 85 x 30 mm
 Viewed:  17437 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 25, 2012 14:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

And another new fluorite classic:


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Fluorite
Riemvasmaak, Kakamas District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
95 x 70 x 40 mm
 Viewed:  17456 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2012 08:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Classic German pyromorphite:


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Schauinsland Pb-Zn mining district, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen width 65 mm
 Viewed:  17317 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Schauinsland Pb-Zn mining district, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen width 65 mm
 Viewed:  17325 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2012 08:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

A wonderful double-terminated alpine smoky quartz from Austria - completely transparent and damage-free:


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Hollersbach valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
Crystal height 40 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2012 08:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Another classic German pyromorphite:


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Tanzfleck, Freihung, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Specimen width 55 mm
 Viewed:  17310 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Tanzfleck, Freihung, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Specimen width 55 mm
 Viewed:  17315 Time(s)

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 Description:
Pyromorphite
Tanzfleck, Freihung, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
Largest crystals 4 mm
 Viewed:  17316 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2012 08:42    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

I hope most of you don't get tired of seeing German minerals classics, so let's go on:


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Analcime
Duingen Clay Pit, Alfeld, Lower Saxony, Germany
Specimen width 50 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2012 08:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

A bunch of "Meißelspat" baryte from famous Clara Mine in Black Forest. Has some small dings, but is nevertheless an interesting and impressive specimen: While most of such barytes are simply grey or brown, this one changes from blue at the bottom to red on the crystal top.


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Baryte
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen height 60 mm
 Viewed:  17274 Time(s)

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 Description:
Baryte
Clara Mine, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Crystal height 40 mm
 Viewed:  17284 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 01, 2012 13:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

A sample of Germany's most famous and most desired barytes:


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Baryte
Pöhla, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size of the double-terminated crystal 40 mm
 Viewed:  17234 Time(s)

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 Description:
Baryte
Pöhla, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size of the double-terminated crystal 40 mm
 Viewed:  17233 Time(s)

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 Description:
Baryte
Pöhla, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size of the double-terminated crystal 40 mm
 Viewed:  17255 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2012 06:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

One of the few European Gem minerals - emerald from Austria:


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Beryl var. Emerald in mica schist
Leckbachrinne, Habach Valley, Salzburg, Austria
13 mm crystal on a 50 mm specimen
 Viewed:  17193 Time(s)

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Beryl var. Emerald in mica schist
Leckbachrinne, Habach Valley, Salzburg, Austria
13 mm crystal on a 50 mm specimen
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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2012 07:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

I posted some small photos of this one before, they were made by the vendor. Now i took some on my own of this calcite from Congo which has a vibrant pink colour caused by cobalt:


cob1.JPG
 Description:
Calcite (cobaltoan)
Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
35 x 30 x 25 mm
 Viewed:  17176 Time(s)

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cob2.JPG
 Description:
Calcite (cobaltoan)
Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
35 x 30 x 25 mm
 Viewed:  17173 Time(s)

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cob3.JPG
 Description:
Calcite (cobaltoan)
Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
FOV 25 mm
 Viewed:  17187 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 02, 2012 18:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Very good pieces.
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 07:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Thank you. Here's an impression of how the two German pyromorphite classics (posted above) look together on display:


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Pyromorphite from German localities
L: Schauinsland, Black Forest / R: Tanzfleck, Bavaria
L: 6,5 cm / R: 5,5 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 03, 2012 10:46    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Tobi wrote:
I hope most of you don't get tired of seeing German minerals classics

Not by a long shot!!

A fine sample of German classic specimens for a Sunday evening. Thanks.

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PostPosted: Jun 04, 2012 11:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Thank you, Antonio ;-)

Here's a small amethyst from Las Vigas, Mexico. A minor specimen, but i like the zoning of the main crystal:



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 Description:
Amethyst
Mun. Las Vigas de Ramírez (Mun. de Profesor Rafael Ramírez), Veracruz, Mexico
Height 40 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 06, 2012 09:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Just for fun some close-up views of some recently posted specimens:


IMG_7588.JPG
 Description:
Quartz
Crystal Grove Diamond Mine, St Johnsville, Montgomery Co., New York, USA
FOV 25 mm
 Viewed:  16940 Time(s)

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IMG_7584.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Dörfel Quarry (Bögl Quarry), Dörfel, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
FOV 30 mm
 Viewed:  16914 Time(s)

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IMG_7577.JPG
 Description:
Pyromorphite
Tanzfleck, Freihung, Grafenwöhr, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
FOV 40 mm
 Viewed:  16934 Time(s)

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IMG_7570.JPG
 Description:
Pyromorphite
Schauinsland Pb-Zn mining district, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
FOV 35 mm
 Viewed:  16917 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 09, 2012 07:00    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Trying to improve my skills in mineral photography, i will continue from time to time with close-ups of specimens. Here's one of a smoky quartz on feldspar from Namibia
http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=20210#20210)

BTW: Could anyone please correct the locality in the old post to the one given here? I got the information on Mindat that the exact locality is not known and thus can't be certainly allocated to a farm there.

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IMG_7618.JPG
 Description:
Smoky quartz, feldspar
Lattice quartz occurrence, Karibib District, Erongo Region, Namibia
FOV 60 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 09, 2012 11:51    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Tobi wrote:
BTW: Could anyone please correct the locality in the old post to the one given here...

Sure Tobi. In what page is the old post please?
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PostPosted: Jun 10, 2012 04:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

It is the last picture on page 9 of this thread, http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=20210#20210
But Carles already did the work, thanks :)

Here are some new closeups of several specimens:



SchörlNAM.JPG
 Description:
Schorl on feldspar
Erongo Mountains, Erongo Region, Namibia
Crystal size 11 mm
 Viewed:  16719 Time(s)

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 Description:
Quartz on hematite
Jinlong hill, Guangdong Province, China
FOV 60 mm
 Viewed:  16703 Time(s)

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 Description:
Fluorite on sphalerite
Elmwood mine, Tennessee, USA
Crystal size 15 mm
 Viewed:  16703 Time(s)

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