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Last Updated: 2nd Aug 2019

By Ion Cotaescu

Hi,

The city I live is near the Banat Mountains in Romania which are very rich in interesting and beautiful minerals called here "mine flowers". I was attracted by their interesting shapes and I began to collect esthetic specimens for decorating my flat.

Then the curiosity stimulated me to start out a systematic collection of Romanian and International minerals. Since I am not geologist or mineralogist I was forced to learn about minerals reading few books and searching on Mindat which helped me to understand many things about the mineral word. Now you may see the result visiting my collection.

Please enjoy with my photos but do not hesitate to correct my possible errors.





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