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PostPosted: Jul 19, 2013 05:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Old specimen, new and better photo from another angle:


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Wolkenstein, Marienberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Specimen height 6 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 22, 2013 10:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Minerals from Namibia:


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PostPosted: Jul 24, 2013 08:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

QUARTZ worldwide:


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China, Austria, Germany, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Namibia, USA
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PostPosted: Jul 24, 2013 14:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi,
Your Wolkenstein fluorite is lovely.
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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2013 11:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

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PastureFLUO.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite, quartz
West Pasture Mine, Stanhope, Weardale, North Pennines, Co. Durham, England, UK
Specimen size 9,5 cm

Green crystals white purple zoning, associated with clear quartz crystals
 Viewed:  23652 Time(s)

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Navidad.JPG
 Description:
Fluorite (coated by white ???)
Navidad Mine (Mina Navidad; Abasolo Mine; Rodeo Mine), Abasolo, Rodeo, Mun. de Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
Specimen size 10 cm

Very large octahedral crystals for that locality (up to 3 cm) with very intense colour
 Viewed:  23646 Time(s)

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Vanadinite
Mibladen Mining District, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Specimen size 4 cm, largest crystal 1,5 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2013 14:35    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi,

Your Navidad Fluorite is awesome.

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PostPosted: Aug 12, 2013 08:12    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

1.) Old wulfenite specimen from Mibladen/Morocco - matrix trimmed away
2.) New fluorite specimen from Austria
3.) Old apatite specimen from Canada - matrix and broken crystals trimmed away



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Wulfenite
Mibladen Mining District, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Specimen height 3 cm
 Viewed:  23516 Time(s)

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Fluorite
Gastein valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria
Specimen size 5,5 cm
 Viewed:  23551 Time(s)

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Fluorapatite
Liscombe Apatite occurrence, Cardiff Township, Haliburton Co., Ontario, Canada
Specimen height 5,5 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 15, 2013 08:26    Post subject: Fluorite³  

Fluorite, fluorite, fluorite
(Germany, England, Mexico)

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Fluorite, baryte, dolomite
Tannenboden Mine, Wieden, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Specimen size 9,5 cm
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Heights Mine, Westgate, Weardale, North Pennines, Co. Durham, England, UK
Specimen size 6,5 cm
 Viewed:  23399 Time(s)

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Fluorite, galena
Naica Mine, Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Specimen size 7 cm
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PostPosted: Aug 17, 2013 06:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Viva México :-)


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PostPosted: Sep 13, 2013 10:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

A close-up of a melanite specimen from Mali:


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Arrondissement Diako, Bafoulabé Circle, Kayes Region, Mali
Largest crystal 1,5 m, Field of view 6 cm
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PostPosted: Sep 21, 2013 05:21    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

This melanite photo is Picture of the Day on Mineralienatlas https://www.mineralienatlas.de/ (Germany's most important mineral-related website) today ;-)
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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2013 05:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

New specimen - a 4 cm elbaite crystal with lepidolite from the Piauí Valley near Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil:


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Elbaite, lepidolite
Piauí valley, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Specimen height 4 cm
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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2013 06:22    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

New specimen - galena on quartz from Palomo Mine, Peru:


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Galena, quartz
Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Specimen size 9 cm, galena crystal 2 x 1,5 cm
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Paloma-GAL(x).JPG
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Galena, quartz
Palomo Mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Galena crystal 2 x 1,5 cm
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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2013 06:24    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Another new specimen ... and a wulfenite classic that i desired for a long time:


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Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mts, La Paz Co., Arizona, USA
Largest wulfenite crystal 1,8 cm, specimen height 3 cm
 Viewed:  22634 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2013 06:50    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Hi Tobi,
Excellent photos. It’s difficult to take such pictures with so reflective and very different areas .
Roger.
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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2013 07:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Roger Warin wrote:
Hi Tobi,
Excellent photos. It’s difficult to take such pictures with so reflective and very different areas .
Roger.

I fully agree. Very nice photos (and specimens). Congratulations!
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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2013 10:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

As always, nice specimens and good photos, particularly good job on the elbaite.
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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2013 10:35    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi wrote:
Viva México :-)


Tobi, your posters are magnificent.

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PostPosted: Oct 08, 2013 11:56    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Thanks for your comments, guys!

Here's one more new specimen - and another wulfenite classic i desired for long:



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Wulfenite
Rowley Mine, Theba, Painted Rock Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA
Specimen size 3 cm, main wulfenite crystal 1,2 cm
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PostPosted: Oct 09, 2013 09:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Tobi  

Tobi,

It is awesome to see the progression you have made in taking pictures of your specimens. The improvement I see in comparing the pictures you first posted and the latest ones you have posted is amazing. Keep up the great photos, and I always look forward to seeing more of your collection!!!

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