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  Topic: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 06, 2015 11:33   Subject: Re: The magic of Tucson, 2015. Gail Spann report.
Looks great there! Hope to make it to Tucson next year. Up to my armpits in work this year, drat!
  Topic: 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style.
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 22, 2013 13:11   Subject: Re: 2013 Tucson Show Adventure ~ Gail Spann Style.
The Rose Quartz from Newry, Maine, that Kevin has in his collection used to be in mine. I sold it and a number of others to Rob Lavinsky last year. Glad to see it being displayed as it is indeed a swe ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 07, 2012 07:02   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson Show Report, 2012. Let the fun begin...
Gail, thanks so much for this report. For those of us who can't make it to Tucson (Drat!), it is the next best thing.
  Topic: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 07, 2011 15:53   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
Thanks for the usual stellar reporting from the Tucson show. Alas, I couldn't make it this year because of work commitments and am very sad not to be there. It is such a shot in the arm during the win ...
  Topic: New Thumbnail Film Series
Brooks

Replies: 8
Views: 12699

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Mar 24, 2010 19:21   Subject: Re: New Thumbnail Film Series
I saw it Jim, you did an outstanding job. As they say, "you ought to be in pictures"! This concept is great and can be applied to miniatures, cabinets, etc. The video of the minerals is real ...
  Topic: What are your favorite specimens? - (8)
Brooks

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Views: 125207

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Feb 28, 2010 12:00   Subject: Re: What are your favorite specimens?
My favorite today is an apophllite on stilbite matrix from Jalgoan, India. Just a wonderful display piece on a Sunnywood base. It measures 14 x 12 x 7 cm.
  Topic: Honoring past collectors
Brooks

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PostForum: Honoring past collectors   Posted: Feb 27, 2010 23:01   Subject: Re: Honoring past collectors
Excellent thread.
  Topic: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 23, 2010 22:48   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010.
Hey, I did run into Tom and Irv at one of the booths at the show. They were really looking for some sleepers.
  Topic: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 22, 2010 06:56   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010.
Well, this year was Afton's first to Arizona so we did a lot of sightseeing up north (Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Meteor Crater, Sedona). I was at several shows but my time was certainly split. On ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 21, 2010 23:26   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010.
Gail,

I know it takes a lot of work on your part to get these pictures posted on this thread. Even though I was there it is always fun to see your coverage. Thank you for your tireless efforts whic ...
  Topic: Mineral shows vs. other types
Brooks

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Views: 22267

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Feb 19, 2010 11:00   Subject: Re: Mineral shows vs. other types
Getting back to John's original question, I have a friend who is a coin dealer. I was explaining to him about shows within our hobby and in particular Tucson and he was telling me about a similar even ...
  Topic: Printing disaster!
Brooks

Replies: 25
Views: 27364

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Feb 18, 2010 00:46   Subject: Re: Printing disaster!
I too am a subscriber and have pulled it up. On the computer screen they look quite different from when I actually print them out. Really weird. I could attach the article which is a PDF file but that ...
  Topic: Printing disaster!
Brooks

Replies: 25
Views: 27364

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Feb 16, 2010 19:37   Subject: Re: Printing disaster!
I actually saw the article online way before I got my printed copy and the photos look much better online. Not nearly as dark as they appear in the printed copies.
  Topic: Gail's collection
Brooks

Replies: 394
Views: 573323

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 30, 2010 14:14   Subject: Re: Gail's collection
Nothing better than being able to share a special interest with family. Alas, there is only one rockhound in this family, yours truly. We do have a multitude of animal lovers though. Almost as good hu ...
  Topic: Gail's collection
Brooks

Replies: 394
Views: 573323

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 30, 2010 13:55   Subject: Re: Gail's collection
Absolutely and you also get to satisfy two passions at once. I bought a new Canon Digital camera and plan to delve into mineral photography in the future. I see that Tom has become an outstanding phot ...
  Topic: Gail's collection
Brooks

Replies: 394
Views: 573323

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 30, 2010 12:05   Subject: Re: Gail's collection
Nice work Gail. You are right, in the old days before serious photography minerals were hand painted by such talents as John Sinkankas and those prints which accompany many of his collection pieces ad ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's photofest of the Denver 2009 show.
Brooks

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Sep 18, 2009 04:24   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's photofest of the Denver 2009 show.
Gail, Have a great time at the show. I know I will look forward to your reports and pictures. Hope to see you guys in Tucson come February. Our Daughter, Afton, will be making the trip to Tucson with ...
  Topic: Jim Houran Collection
Brooks

Replies: 54
Views: 80741

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 24, 2009 17:38   Subject: Re: Jim Houran Collection
Jim, Absolutely love the gem crystals, especially the Euclase. So fine!
  Topic: What are your favorite specimens? - (8)
Brooks

Replies: 112
Views: 125207

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Aug 15, 2009 20:18   Subject: Re: What are your favorite specimens? - (8)
Well, Jim, if you insist. I have to say that my best Montana agate is still my favorite as it is one of the best specimens of this material that I have seen and has great size and color. I loved the E ...
  Topic: Jim Houran Collection
Brooks

Replies: 54
Views: 80741

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 08, 2009 10:40   Subject: Re: Jim Houran Collection
Jim, thanks for sharing your wonderful collection with us. I hope to in the near future create my own collection thread to share with those in this forum.
 
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