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Hiroaki Tano's Minerals Page (in Mindat)

Registered member since 5th Feb 2011

Hiroaki Tano has uploaded:
213 Mineral Photos
475 Locality Photos
22 Other Photos
Thank you for your visit!!

Amateur collector since 2005.
I'm interested in sulfides and the whole type of manganese minerals.
I like to gather specimens by going directly to sites of closed mine or deposits.

In Japan, most mines were closed.
Therefore, any small specimens are valuable and it is difficult to get those specimens.

To honorable Mindat Members:
Sometimes, I receive e-mail about exchange of specimen.
I'm sorry I don't reply to individual offer.

I have no specimen for exchange because of following reasons:
i. There are very few specimen in my collection, so when I give my specimen to you, I have no specimen...
ii. It is my pleasure of mineral collection that I go to the site and get the specimen by my own activity.
  For me, there is few emotion in exchanged specimen.

2017.8.27 update:
In recent activities, I prioritize confirmation of localities rather than mineral collection.
Collection of substance takes up the space for storage, but collection of information does not take up the place, especially, thanks to this site, I can "share" them with many mindat members :-)
So, my uploaded photo will be placed the emphasis on photo of localities...

Thank you.


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