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5 Jun 2023 12:47:00 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Apollonia gasket tree  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 6 Sep 2021 02:22:26
Message: <6135b3a2@news.povray.org>
Op 04/09/2021 om 23:45 schreef Samuel B.:
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> Op 3-9-2021 om 01:57 schreef Samuel B.:
>>> And Thomas (...)
>> Hi Sam!
>> Good to hear from you! And good to know that you are around somehow.
>> The granites macro will please you I guess. It will be released in the
>> coming days (most probably tomorrow, I expect) as soon as I have cleaned
>> up all the little bits and pieces.
>> --
>> Thomas
> I'm always around, Thomas :D

Oooh.... [Did I /really/ hear that deep voice echoing around the 
mountains?] :-)

> There was a granite material a posted a while ago, but the horrible search
> indexing method g00gl3 (and other engines) use has made it vanish into thin air.
> It's still there, I'm sure. Maybe I'll browse through this group to find it, but
> then again, it probably doesn't matter (but it does matter in the sense that we
> can't perform proper searches on these groups).

If you find it, I would be much interested indeed. I do not remember now 
out of hand, and I searched through my own db, but...

> I haven't been following things too closely, but regarding granite, I always
> assumed you could never go wrong with the main three constituents: quartz;
> feldspar; mica. Crackle solid seemed like a good choice, since you could use a
> map to separate the minerals. Not entirely realistic, but there's always a point
> at which you have to choose speed over realism, I guess, yeah? Anyway, I may try
> to bend you your ear at a later date regarding geology, if you don't mind. I
> know there's /something/ I want to know, but it's slipped my mind atm :/

Yes indeed; and bend my ear whenever you want. If I can answer I will.

> Take care,
> Sam


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