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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2009 17:52    Post subject: Linda St-Cyr's favorites  

OK, Tracy, you got me - here's a couple photos to start off with. I may not be able to continue posting until after Tucson, though.

I love geodes and they have led me to nodules, also. From nodules & geodes, it was only a short step to agates. I resisted it because agates are a deep pit from which people do not always emerge. My lifeline is that I only collect agates that are partial nodules, i.e., no slices.

So let's begin with 2 recent additions: a malachite/azurite double geode from Inyo Co., California (if anyone knows a more specific locality for the Inyo Co. piece, PLEASE tell me!) and an agate from Rancho Coyamito, Mexico (not far at all from the more famous Laguna locality).

You wouldn't guess from these that I started as a lover of rare & ugly minerals, would you?



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Double geode of azurite/malachite (3.2 x 1.7 x 0.5 cm) from Inyo Co., California, USA, purchased from Rob Lavinsky
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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2009 18:14    Post subject: Re: Linda St-Cyr's favorites  

Great Photos, Linda. I love the agate. I am more and more fascinated with Mexican minerals and hope to add some more to my collection. I hope to find one that I just can't leave in Tucson.
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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2009 18:24    Post subject: Re: Linda St-Cyr's favorites  

Welcome aboard Linda, your specimens are both gorgeous (can't decide which I like more)! :-)

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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2009 18:35    Post subject: Re: Linda St-Cyr's favorites  

Well whaddya know....another mineral woman with interesting and diverse taste!

( for those non primary English speaking visitors, forgive the whaddya....it is slang for what do you. )

Welcome Linda, what wonderful photos. Just post when you feel like it.

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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2009 18:42    Post subject: Re: Linda St-Cyr's favorites  

Wow, that was quick! Now I know where to go when I need instant gratification. Thank you all for the enthusiastic comments. :) :) :)
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PostPosted: Jan 08, 2009 02:43    Post subject: Re: Linda St-Cyr's favorites  

Great photos Linda, congratulations. Do you take the photos?. If yes, what camera? and, could you share with us the technique you used, posting your answer in?: http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?t=446

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PostPosted: May 17, 2009 09:09    Post subject: Re: Linda St-Cyr's favorites  

Hey Linda! You still out there??? Would love to see more of your photos!
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