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Registered member since 8th Jul 2008
Member of the Management Group

Amir C. Akhavan has uploaded:
240 Mineral Photos
241 Locality Photos
292 Other Photos

Amir C. has published 3 articles on mindat.org  RSS Link to blog for Amir C. Akhavan
 
Amir Akhavan, born 1964 in Germany, PhD in biology.
Languages: German, English.

I am very interested in both chemistry and geology, and minerals to me are where these topics meet.

A few years ago I started a web site on quartz. My interest in that mineral is very broad, to me a chert is just as interesting as a gwindel. For some time all my collecting activities and trips had to do with filling the "virtual quartz museum" with photos, figures and computer renderings. During that time I have acquired a good knowledge about that mineral and how it behaves in different environments.

As a Mindat manager I work on all that is related to silica minerals and their varieties, as well as silicious rocks.

Other special interests: petrology, microscopy (thin sections), photography.
I love to field-collect and explore.


Amir's Glossary Edits


http://www.mindat.org/article.php/1525/Amir%27s+Glossary+Edits
Contains a list of terms that have been or should be corrected, added or deleted in an unpublished article.


 

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