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PostPosted: Jul 17, 2012 07:05    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

China
(Photos © previous owner Siegbert Zecha):



CalcHU2.jpg
 Description:
Calcite
Xianghualing Mine, Hunan Province, China
Specimen height 40 mm
 Viewed:  20840 Time(s)

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MimCHI.jpg
 Description:
Mimetite
Pingtouling Mine, Guangdong Province, China
Specimen width 55 mm
 Viewed:  20821 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 20, 2012 04:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

A modern classic among German minerals: Botryoidal mimetite from southern Black Forest.


BadenMIM1.JPG
 Description:
Mimetite
Badenweiler, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen width 70 mm
 Viewed:  20740 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 20, 2012 08:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

Neat stuff as always, Tobias! Thanks for always sharing.

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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2012 04:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thank you, Darren!
Here's another German fluorite from a rather unknown locality:



Caaschwitz1.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Caaschwitz, Thuringia, Germany
Specimen width 45 mm
 Viewed:  20633 Time(s)

Caaschwitz1.JPG



Caaschwitz2.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Caaschwitz, Thuringia, Germany
Specimen width 45 mm
 Viewed:  20636 Time(s)

Caaschwitz2.JPG



CaaschwitzDETAIL.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Caaschwitz, Thuringia, Germany
FOV 20 mm
 Viewed:  20663 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2012 06:07    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Wulfenite from Morocco:


WulfenitTOU1.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite
Sidi Amer, Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
Specimen width 70 mm, largest wulfenite crystal nearly 10 mm
 Viewed:  20600 Time(s)

WulfenitTOU1.JPG



WulfenitTOU2.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite
Sidi Amer, Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
FOV 35 mm
 Viewed:  20608 Time(s)

WulfenitTOU2.JPG



WulfenitTOU3.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite
Sidi Amer, Touissit, Touissit District, Oujda-Angad Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
FOV 30 mm
 Viewed:  20615 Time(s)

WulfenitTOU3.JPG


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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2012 06:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Calcite from Spain:


CalcitSPA.JPG
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La Cuerre Mine, La Florida mining area, Cantabria, Spain
Specimen width 50 mm, large crystals 15, 9 and 7 mm
 Viewed:  20607 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2012 10:48    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

An additional photo of the Chinese mimetite on top of this page. I think this close-up is quite good, so i want to share it with you ;)


MimCHI_X.JPG
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Mimetite
Pingtouling Mine, Guangdong Province, China
FOV 20 mm
 Viewed:  20573 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2012 11:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi wrote:
An additional photo of the Chinese mimetite on top of this page. I think this close-up is quite good, so i want to share it with you ;)

Nice specimens and good photos.

Congratulations!
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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2012 11:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

In http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=24673#24673 Tobi wrote:
Wulfenite from Morocco:

To be more accurate, your Wulfenite comes from Sidi Amer, Touissit. I already added it to your text.
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PostPosted: Jul 23, 2012 11:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

@Carles: Thanks, i'm glad you like the specimens and my photos!

@Jordi: I already wondered how "Sidi Amer" was provided in my locality information without any effort on my part - i began to doubt my sanity ;) I only knew the specimen comes from Toussit. But knowing that you are an expert for Moroccan minerals, i'm glad you made my locality information more detailed, thanks!

Here's another specimen from my Namibia collection, a dioptase on matrix from Kaokoveld Plateau:



DioptaseNAM.JPG
 Description:
Dioptase, plancheite, chrysocolla
Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Crystal measures 13 mm
 Viewed:  20540 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 24, 2012 07:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Garnet from Canada. I will give this specimen some trimming to remove the parts of former crystals on the upper left, then it will be a neat miniature.

Concerning the green mineral next to the grossular - am i right that it is diopside?



JeffreyGROSS.JPG
 Description:
Grossular, diopside (?)
Jeffrey mine (Jeffrey quarry), Asbestos, Québec, Canada
Specimen width 40 mm, central crystal 7 mm
 Viewed:  20489 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 25, 2012 09:17    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Some more:


Quarz_PfannenbergE.JPG
 Description:
Quartz on siderite
Pfannenberger Einigkeit Mine, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Specimen width 45 mm
(Photo © previous owner Peter Bosse)
 Viewed:  20424 Time(s)

Quarz_PfannenbergE.JPG



Fluorit_Weisseck.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Weißeck, Salzburg, Austria
Specimen width 50 mm
(Photo © previous owner Peter Bosse)
 Viewed:  20423 Time(s)

Fluorit_Weisseck.JPG



Calcit_BouAzz.jpg
 Description:
Calcite
Bou Azzer, Tazenakht, Souss-Massa-Draâ Region, Morocco
Specimen width 50 mm
(Photo © previous owner Carsten Slotta)
 Viewed:  20453 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 26, 2012 04:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Some better pictures of the Austrian fluorite above:


steiner1.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Weißeck, Salzburg, Austria
Specimen width 50 mm
 Viewed:  20352 Time(s)

steiner1.JPG



steiner2.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Weißeck, Salzburg, Austria
Specimen height 50 mm
 Viewed:  20352 Time(s)

steiner2.JPG



steiner3.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Weißeck, Salzburg, Austria
Specimen height 50 mm
 Viewed:  20380 Time(s)

steiner3.JPG



steiner_L.jpg
 Description:
_Ex Alois Steiner specimen (well-known strahler from Austria)
 Viewed:  20357 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 26, 2012 04:59    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

From the famous Romanian mining area of Cavnic:


Cavnic.JPG
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Quartz on rhodochrosite
Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania
Lenght of the quartz crystal 35 mm
 Viewed:  20350 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 26, 2012 05:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

I really love wulfenite, so i was really glad to find this nice miniature from the famous Rowley Mine in Arizona:


Rowley1.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite
Rowley Mine, Painted Rock Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Specimen width 45 mm, largest crystal 5mm
 Viewed:  20334 Time(s)

Rowley1.JPG



Rowley2.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite
Rowley Mine, Painted Rock Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Specimen width 45 mm, largest crystal 5mm
 Viewed:  20331 Time(s)

Rowley2.JPG



Rowley3.JPG
 Description:
Wulfenite
Rowley Mine, Painted Rock Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Specimen height 45 mm, largest crystal 5mm
 Viewed:  20356 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 28, 2012 06:58    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Vanadinite from Morocco:


VanaBar.JPG
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Vanadinite on baryte
Mibladen, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Specimen height 55 mm
 Viewed:  20245 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 28, 2012 07:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

A classic combination piece from Trepca mining area in Kosovo: Black sphalerite crystals on a matrix of pale brown rhodochrosite, combined with small white calcite crystals and even a few tiny chalcopyrites.


Trepca2.JPG
 Description:
Sphalerite, rhodochrosite, calcite, chalcopyrite
Trepca complex, Trepca valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo
Specimen width 85 mm
 Viewed:  20241 Time(s)

Trepca2.JPG


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PostPosted: Jul 28, 2012 09:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobias Martin  

nice Collection Martin
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PostPosted: Jul 29, 2012 05:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thank you.

Here's a better photo of an old specimen - Fluorite from Bavaria:



hermine.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Hermine Mine, Wölsendorf, Bavaria, Germany
Specimen width 115 mm
 Viewed:  20181 Time(s)

hermine.JPG



hermine2.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite, backside with older handwritten label
Hermine Mine, Wölsendorf, Bavaria, Germany
FOV 70 mm
 Viewed:  20180 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 29, 2012 05:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

More older specimens with a better photo:


diakon.JPG
 Description:
Andradite var. melanite
Diakon, Nioro du Sahel Circle, Kayes Region, Mali
Specimen width 80 mm
 Viewed:  20154 Time(s)

diakon.JPG



Dörfel.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Dörfel Quarry, Annaberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Specimen width 65 mm
 Viewed:  20167 Time(s)

Dörfel.JPG



Riemvasmaak.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite
Riemvasmaak fluorite occurrences, Kakamas District, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Specimen width 95 mm
 Viewed:  20157 Time(s)

Riemvasmaak.JPG



VanaC.JPG
 Description:
Vanadinite
Mibladen, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Specimen size 30 mm
 Viewed:  20150 Time(s)

VanaC.JPG



Finch.JPG
 Description:
[Locality information corrected]
Wulfenite
Finch Mine (Barking Spider Mine), Arizona, USA
Specimen width 70 mm
 Viewed:  20115 Time(s)

Finch.JPG


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