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2015 Tucson In Retrospect
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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2015 10:39    Post subject: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

A brief look back at this year's Tucson Show.


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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2015 11:05    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Fishite? Fresh water variety I think.
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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2015 11:16    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Good to hear from you, Mark. The " fishite" as you call them are formed by freezing, thawing and refreezing on the metal table on our deck.
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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2015 11:50    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

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PostPosted: Feb 20, 2015 15:32    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Tucson


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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2015 03:37    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

I am sorry to read about your problems with car and plane, but glad that you and Gwen arrived safely home. I wish we had a bit of that cold weather. Looking forward to the rest of your report.
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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2015 11:53    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Tucson 2015


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PostPosted: Feb 21, 2015 12:06    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Thanks, Pierrre. Continuing with the report.


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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2015 13:36    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Tucson 2015


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PostPosted: Feb 22, 2015 13:45    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

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PostPosted: Feb 24, 2015 21:28    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

For the past four years the the Pueblo Gem and Mineral Show has been host to a series of lectures at the Arizona Riverpark Inn. This year was the Fifth Annual Tucson Mineral Lecture Series. Mr. John S. White started the evening with "Reminiscences of a Very Old Former Curator." Bob Jones was next with his talk on "Tucson: How It All Began." Dr. Marco Campos-Venuti was the final speaker for the evening and gave a fabulous lecture based on his book, " Genesis and Classification of Agates and Jaspers: A New Theory." The following evening Dr. Peter Megaw spoke on "An Explorer's Mineralogical Adventures in Famous Mexican Localities," and Federico Barlocher presented "Namak Mandi Peshawar Pakistan: The Mysteries and Secrets of The Legendary Gem Crystal Market Never Seen by the Public Before."


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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 05:04    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Not forgetting Don Lum's excellent talk on day 2!
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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 05:24    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

crocoite wrote:
Not forgetting Don Lum's excellent talk on day 2!

Check: Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show 2015 Mineral Lecture Series Announcement! ;-)
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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 10:48    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Thank you, Steve and Jordi. We enjoyed seeing you both and visiting with you in Tucson.

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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 15:33    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Pueblo Gem and Mineral show


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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 22:29    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Mineral Lectures at the Riverpark Inn

I only posted three pictures this afternoon because my internet service has been so slow that it has been taking me approximately 25 minutes per picture to upload.



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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 23:14    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Mineral Lectures


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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 23:23    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Mineral Lectures


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PostPosted: Feb 25, 2015 23:41    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

Mineral Lectures


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PostPosted: Feb 26, 2015 14:32    Post subject: Re: 2015 Tucson In Retrospect  

2015 Tucson


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