Category Archives: Mineral Forum

Re: My recent trip to Namibia.

Hi Matt, I understand that apatite is not a rare mineral from the Erongo region. However, I have never encountered it on my buying trips. It is indeed a strange banding. Unfortunately my knowledge is far to poor to answer … Continue reading

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Re: My recent trip to Namibia.

Hi Pierre, Thanks for your interesting trip report. The black unidentified crystal inclusions in the quartz crystal you asked about appear to be hematite crystals. Inclusions in quartz are one of my favorites. Thanks, Cliff FMF – Friends of Minerals … Continue reading

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Re: Dioptase or malachite after dioptase?

On the past I had one analyzed Balydonite with similar crystals, that’s why I mentioned this species, but it don’t means AT ALL that this specimen could be this species. I always tend to believe that the most common species … Continue reading

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Re: What is it and where’s it from

They must have wasted a lot of paint! FMF – Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board

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The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon – Images of the Collection / 44

Images of the Collection / 44 FMF – Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board

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Re: How to find a pocket? – (22)

Why don’t you ask on FMF? Perhaps someone in your area can answer your question. FMF – Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board

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Re: Collection of Michael Shaw

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Re: The Mizunaka Collection

VERY NICE! FMF – Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board

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Re: New generation for picture – Ploum

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Re: Collection of Heimo Hellwig

Erongo. FMF – Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board

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