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  Topic: Private Museums Publicly Subsidized by Major Tax Write-offs
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 1
Views: 3333

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Feb 26, 2015 12:47   Subject: Private Museums Publicly Subsidized by Major Tax Write-offs
I came across this NY Times article this morning from January 2015 (sorry -- the forum will not allow me to publish a link) and was rather shocked to find out about the proliferation of private museum ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 119
Views: 91346

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Sep 12, 2014 09:31   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
Sincere congratulations, Gail, on the clean bill of health.
  Topic: Presentation of new members - Reference Thread
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 425
Views: 255484

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Sep 16, 2013 09:59   Subject: Re: Presentation of new members - Eugenio (Geno) in San Francisco
Hello Geno -- Jesse Fisher and I are in San Francisco as well. Welcome to the Forum.

Joan Kureczka
  Topic: Tucson Show 2013
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 162
Views: 207245

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 27, 2013 20:57   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2013
I've heard from friends who carry excellent quality specimens but are somewhat more reasonably priced than their top priced colleagues, that some of those with the super-high pricing have pressured th ...
  Topic: FMF party in Tucson 2013, Feb 14!
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 23
Views: 22767

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Jan 06, 2013 16:34   Subject: Re: FMF party in Tucson, Feb 14, Same fun, limited space!
Glad to hear -- and thanks to you both -- that this event will continue. I was certainly hoping it had not been ended.
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2012
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 103
Views: 172556

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 14, 2012 12:24   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2012
Nice to see that they are doing a separate theme book, and in English as well this year. Looking forward to the show and exhibits.
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2012
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 76
Views: 116700

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jul 11, 2012 09:33   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2012
Jordi -- thank you again for your reliable and entertaining reports. You're right that I haven't seen as many re Ste-Marie this year, although the team at Crystal Classics certainly did their usual tw ...
  Topic: Buying minerals as an investment?
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 22
Views: 49996

PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: Feb 17, 2012 00:14   Subject: Re: Buying minerals as an investment?
Good summary Peter.

The problem is parting with good rocks to buy even more expensive good rocks. Hard thing to do!
  Topic: Tucson Show 2012
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 101
Views: 161526

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 29, 2012 10:36   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2012
Jean -- thanks much for the mention. One correction though -- our UK fluorite mine is the Rogerley, not "Waverly," as you have it here.
  Topic: Tucson Show 2012
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 101
Views: 161526

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 06, 2012 17:10   Subject: Re: Tucson 2012 Warm-up
I can second Peter's description re the views and comfort, as we just spent a couple nights with the Megaws there. Extremely nice place, if you don't care about being close to downtown.
  Topic: The historic Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Show
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 41
Views: 50147

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Nov 22, 2011 09:03   Subject: Re: The historic Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Show move to Colmar in 2012 & the future
The center of Colmar itself is lovely, but I recall that the convention center isn't in town -- it's outside, along the motorway. And unlike Munich there is no convenient U-bahn to get into town quick ...
  Topic: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2011
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 60
Views: 115935

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 13, 2011 08:49   Subject: Re: Munich Show (Mineralientage) 2011
Susan, we'd agree. While we love the displays at the TGMS Show, Munich is now our favorite. Excellent variety, infrastructure and activities within the show, plus no need for a car or even to stay out ...
  Topic: Great new book "Russian Mineral Classics"
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 6
Views: 9682

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Sep 21, 2011 14:45   Subject: Re: Great new book "Russian Mineral Classics"
I think its a mix, but the photos are much larger and better format than I've seen in the older issues. Most are a single mineral specimen per page.
  Topic: Great new book "Russian Mineral Classics"
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 6
Views: 9682

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Sep 21, 2011 13:07   Subject: Re: Great new book "Russian Mineral Classics"
Yes, Jesse brought the book back from Denver. We were pleased to see an older photo in it of one of my favorites, here in his updated photo of Jesse's. The piece had been cleaned sometime in between M ...
  Topic: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 49
Views: 72876

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Aug 10, 2011 12:21   Subject: Re: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
I've conferred with the others, and Thursday is fine for Jesse, me and Ian Jones.
  Topic: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 49
Views: 72876

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Aug 07, 2011 12:26   Subject: Re: FMF party in Tucson, 2012. You coming?
Tuesday should work for Jesse, Ian and myself, so please count us in the tally.
  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2011
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 40
Views: 78142

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jun 22, 2011 16:49   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines 2011 Show
Been there, done that! Last time we were in Ste. Marie.
  Topic: Collection of Enrique Llorens
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 318
Views: 219293

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 09, 2011 09:16   Subject: Re: Collection of Enrique Llorens
Nice specimens. Especially that cerussite. WOW! I don't collect these, but do greatly admire them and that's a wonderful piece.
  Topic: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 370
Views: 409276

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 19, 2011 17:48   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
Gail, that's hysterical!!! But indeed, it does look like dessert.
  Topic: Tucson Show 2011
Joan Kureczka

Replies: 168
Views: 273927

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 18, 2011 11:20   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2011
That Polish fluorite is indeed an extremely nice one, having seen Tomasz's display in Munich and acquiring a couple from him ourselves. Whose display was that in?

It sounds like one of the themes f ...
 
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