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  Topic: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
Jessica Simonoff

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Aug 11, 2011 11:31   Subject: Re: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
Sorry Jordi - It's really likely that my family (3) will be there, but not 100% sure yet. I will be visiting high schools around that time so still need to check that that won't interfere. Will let yo ...
  Topic: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 49
Views: 70548

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Aug 10, 2011 18:27   Subject: Re: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
I hope to be there! Is that one of the nights of the main show?
I will definitely be there for the main show, but not sure for any of the other days.
  Topic: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 17
Views: 30646

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Dec 24, 2010 19:52   Subject: Re: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
Thank you so much everyone!!!
Peter - some mineral collecting friends did warn me that some people could get mad at me, but I thought that the science was more important. :) I am kind of wondering wh ...
  Topic: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 17
Views: 30646

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Dec 24, 2010 13:36   Subject: Re: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
thanks so much! Yes, I'm 12 (not technically a teenager yet :-) )
Jessica
  Topic: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 17
Views: 30646

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Dec 24, 2010 12:40   Subject: Re: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
thanks!!

Jessica
  Topic: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 17
Views: 30646

PostForum: Incorrect classification and fakes   Posted: Dec 24, 2010 12:35   Subject: Hollow Galena from Madan, Bulgaria
Hi everyone!

A lot of you have probably seen or heard of the hollow galena crystals from Madan, in which only the corners and edges of the crystals are present (there are no faces and no center). A ...
  Topic: Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2011!!
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 10
Views: 13578

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Dec 24, 2010 10:48   Subject: Re: Happy Holidays and well crystallized 2011!
Happy holidays everyone!!
Jessica
  Topic: Aquamarine and Etching
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 11
Views: 13751

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: May 12, 2010 20:12   Subject: Re: Aquamarine and Etching
The first photo that Olelukoe posted looks like it has a pattern in it which has a similar shape to the shape of the etching in this aquamarine. Do you know what makes the etching create different pat ...
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 30, 2010 18:52   Subject: Re: Jessica's mineral collection
Thank you Pete.
Here are some more photos, these are all self-collected.
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 11, 2010 18:49   Subject: Re: Jessica's mineral collection
Thank you everyone for your help with identifying the vesuvianite! Today I did a density test on it, and the result was that it was definitely vesuvianite.
Jessica
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 10, 2010 20:56   Subject: Re: Jessica's mineral collection
Thanks Pete, I just looked at my piece under the microscope and found that many of the crystals were too small or too intergrown with other crystals to tell. However, I did find two very nice crystals ...
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 10, 2010 15:33   Subject: Re: Jessica's mineral collection
Ed,
Thanks for pointing that out! I looked at the pictures of spangolite from Mex-Tex mine and a lot of them look similar to mine. I looked at the photo, though, and the color is not quite accurate, ...
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 10, 2010 14:25   Subject: Re: Jessica's mineral collection
I am not sure of the label, the only reason why that is what I have labeled it as is that that is what the dealer's label said - so I am not certain of it. I agree that it looks a lot like a vesuviani ...
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 10, 2010 11:49   Subject: Jessica's mineral collection
Some more pictures.
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 10, 2010 11:32   Subject: Jessica's mineral collection
Here are some more pictures.
  Topic: Jessica's mineral collection
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 18
Views: 45946

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 10, 2010 11:09   Subject: Jessica's mineral collection
Hi everyone,
here are some of my favorite minerals in my collection!
  Topic: Hi, I'm Jessica
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 13
Views: 9266

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jan 04, 2010 21:27   Subject: Re: Hi, I'm Jessica
Thanks everyone :)
Yes, as Les said I am going to be at Tucson and I am putting up a case.
Gail, yes everyone in my family is doing great.. except that my dog got diabetes :(
Of course I will post ...
  Topic: Hi, I'm Jessica
Jessica Simonoff

Replies: 13
Views: 9266

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jan 03, 2010 22:04   Subject: Hi, I'm Jessica
Hi everyone,
my name is Jessica and I'm new on FMF. I am from the eastern USA. I love all minerals, especially unusual ones! I have had a small rock collection for nine years but I just got really in ...
 
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