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

Cleaning my displays today, i thought it could be a good idea to take some photos of my displays while front glass and labels are removed. Picture quality is not the best, sorry!


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Left display:
Shelf 1: various emimorphites, vanadinites, wulfenites, barytes and some others
Shelf 2: international fluorite classics
Shelf 3: various amethysts and other quartzes, German fluorites
Shelf 4: quartzes from all over the world
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Shelf 1: Indian minerals, various beryls, galenas and other sulfides
Shelf 2: various garnets and tourmalines and some other minerals
Shelf 3: topazes, pyromorphites, large halite from Hesse, sulphur, cobaltoan minerals, dioptases, apatites
Shelf 4: calcites from all over the world
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Garnet: grossular from Mexico, melanite from Mali, grossular from Canada, hessonite from Czech Repuclic, spessartine from Pakistan
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Amethysts from Namibia, Mexico and Kazakhstan
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Fluorite classics: Rogerley Mine, Dal'negorsk, Blanchard Mine
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German fluorites: Wölsendorf, Thuringia, Erzgebirge, Black Forest
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Smoky quartzes: Egypt, China, Austria
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Pyromorphites from Germany and China
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Beryl: colourless from China, emerald from Austria, aquamarines from Namibia and Pakistan
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Barytes from France and Germany
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U.S. calcites from Sweetwater Mine and Elmwood Mine
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Fluorites from South Africa, Austria and Mexico
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Many colours: sulphur from Sicily, cobalt-coloured calcite from Bou Azzer and dolomite from Congo, dioptases from Namibia and Kazakhstan
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PostPosted: Aug 28, 2012 18:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

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PostPosted: Aug 29, 2012 01:43    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Lovely, colorful display!
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PostPosted: Aug 29, 2012 05:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thank you. Here some more shots with labels back on display:


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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2012 03:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

New acquisition, a pyromorphite from German Eifel Mountains (photo © by previous owner Carsten Slotta):


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Pyromorphite
Gute Hoffnung Mine, Mechernich, Eifel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Specimen width 45 mm
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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2012 03:44    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi wrote:
New acquisition, a pyromorphite from German Eifel Mountains

Very nice color!
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PostPosted: Sep 01, 2012 07:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Carles Millan wrote:
Tobi wrote:
New acquisition, a pyromorphite from German Eifel Mountains
Very nice color!

Yes, i like this small German classic, the colour is fine! Here's another picture that i took (picture above was from the previous owner). This pyromorphite has an interesting habit (i fear the picture does not show this): It seems as if there are two generations of pyromorphite. There's a layer of dark botryoidal pyromorphite on the matrix, and upon this brighter pyromorphite has grown in small terminated crystals ...



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PostPosted: Sep 01, 2012 08:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

New specimen, wulfenite from Mexico:


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Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Specimen width 65 mm, largest crystal 18 mm
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Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Main crystal 18 mm
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PostPosted: Sep 01, 2012 08:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

New specimen, lazurite from Afghanistan:


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Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
Specimen width 75 mm
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PostPosted: Sep 01, 2012 09:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

New specimen, mimetite from Germany. A quite large and impressive specimen from the famous mimetite locality near Badenweiler in Black Forest. Most mimetites from that area have a pale yellow colour, this one shows a vivid orange colour.


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Haus Baden Mine, Badenweiler Pb mining District, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen size 100 mm
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Haus Baden Mine, Badenweiler Pb mining District, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen size 100 mm
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Haus Baden Mine, Badenweiler Pb mining District, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen size 100 mm
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Haus Baden Mine, Badenweiler Pb mining District, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
FOV 45 mm
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Haus Baden Mine, Badenweiler Pb mining District, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
FOV 40 mm
A nice vug with orange mimetite balls inside
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PostPosted: Sep 03, 2012 05:18    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Cute one, indeed...
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PostPosted: Sep 08, 2012 09:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Old specimens, new detail pictures - calcites from Namibia, Brazil and the U.S.:


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Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Crystal size 1 cm
Completely transparent calcite rhombohedron on green mottramite (?)
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Iraí, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Largest crystal measures 4,5 cm
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Elmwood mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
Main crystal measures 5 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 09, 2012 10:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Some more macro photos:


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Grossular
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
Larger crystals ~ 8 mm
 Viewed:  22997 Time(s)

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Ruby
Mysore, Karnataka, India
Left crystal ~ 1 cm
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Emerald
Habach Valley, Salzburg, Austria
Crystal 1,3 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2012 16:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Calcite from Germany:


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Remigiusberg Quarries, Rammelsbach, Altenglan, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Crystal lenght 2 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 13, 2012 04:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi wrote:
My own pictures of a new addition, green octahedral fluorite from Catalonia:


Ooh!!! that is a nice fluorite; nice photos too.

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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 08:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thank you, Pierre :-)

Wulfenite from famous Bleiberg locality in Austria (photo © by previous owner Markus Rosenkranz):



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Stefanie Mine, Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Carinthia, Austria
Specimen size 6,5 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 09:53    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Aquamarine from Pakistan (photos © by previous owner Carsten Slotta):


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Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Specimen height 3 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2012 05:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Wulfenite from Morocco (photo © by previous owner Willfried Kittler):


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Mibladen, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Specimen size 8 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 18, 2012 10:23    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Own photograph of my new darling :-)

What looks like damage in the clear part of the crystal is no damage but a kind of inclusion inside.



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Aquamarine on feldspar
Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Specimen height 3 cm
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Aquamarine on feldspar
Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Yes ... that's transparent ;-)
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PostPosted: Sep 23, 2012 10:00    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Old specimen, better photo - grossular from Mexico:


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Sierra de Cruces, Mun. de Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico
Specimen size 9 cm
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