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27 Oct-23:47:31 Re: collection of volkmar stingl (Volkmar Stingl)
27 Oct-15:12:24 Re: fluorite panasqueira style - silvia's collection (Silvia)
27 Oct-13:56:31 Re: collection of fiebre verde (muzo #815) (Fiebre Verde)
27 Oct-10:58:59 Re: old lead ingots with mine of our lady of montserrat (James Catmur)
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27 Oct-04:13:20 Old lead ingots with mine of our lady of montserrat (Lisa_anne)
26 Oct-23:40:11 The mizunaka collection - beryl (Am Mizunaka)
26 Oct-22:13:25 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
26 Oct-19:01:10 Clinoclase, boleo, baja california, mexico ? (Cfrench58)
26 Oct-18:23:14 Re: collection of ras (Robert Seitz)
26 Oct-18:16:36 Fluorite panasqueira style - silvia's collection (Silvia)
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26 Oct-15:59:54 Re: black, metallic, yellow oxide? (Deadhead)
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26 Oct-15:46:41 Re: munich show (mineralientage) 2021 (Fiebre Verde)
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  Topic: anyone know this "Thulite-Hornblende" locality?
John Cornish

Replies: 5
Views: 1297

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Apr 05, 2021 09:24   Subject: Re: anyone know this "Thulite-Hornblende" locality?
Hi Everyone,

From the material I've seen and handled in the past, I would agree with Alfredo that this appears to be from the Tunk Creek area of Washington's Okanogon County. The material has been ...
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
John Cornish

Replies: 21
Views: 14617

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jul 31, 2020 15:07   Subject: Re: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
With respect to Tony and Jordi... Thank you both so very much for this truly exceptional contribution!

To Jordi for hosting this work, and to Tony most of all, for taking the time to physically put ...
  Topic: 1st 'Virtual' British Mineralogical Symposium
John Cornish

Replies: 10
Views: 3868

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: May 03, 2020 08:02   Subject: Re: 1st 'Virtual' British Mineralogical Symposium
Hi Everyone,

Rosemary and I attended the eRMS, the electronic Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, and had a wonderful time watching and learning. We watched for quite some time and really enjoyed t ...
  Topic: Information about a Rhodochrosite specimen
John Cornish

Replies: 3
Views: 5966

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 19, 2017 09:30   Subject: Re: Information about a Rhodochrosite specimen
Hi Bill,

I sold this specimen in Tucson several years ago in 2013. It was the best specimen from a small find and I never did see any other specimens beyond this small lot. Very distinctive and tru ...
  Topic: TUCSON, 2016. And away we go....
John Cornish

Replies: 445
Views: 363894

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Mar 01, 2016 10:16   Subject: Re: TUCSON, 2016. And away we go....
Hi Gail,

As ever, it is such a thrill to see your report! I didn't get the chance, having the crud, to harass you and Jim (Elaine too!) nearly as much as I would have liked... Next year!

Thank y ...
  Topic: 2016 Tucson Show - A Look Back
John Cornish

Replies: 135
Views: 115053

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Feb 26, 2016 11:04   Subject: Re: 2016 Tucson Show- A Look Back
Hi Don,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your report with all of here at FMF! You do a great job and I enjoy that perspective you bring to your reports. Take good care and thanks agai ...
  Topic: The Second Annual New England Mineral Conference
John Cornish

Replies: 9
Views: 13720

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Jun 10, 2014 07:40   Subject: Re: The Second Annual New England Mineral Conference
Hi Vic and All,

Thanks so much for including a report of the New England Mineral Conference to FMF. I'd heard of this event and was thrilled to see your report and to learn a bit more of this progr ...
  Topic: Hallelujah Junction, Nevada
John Cornish

Replies: 23
Views: 60573

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jun 04, 2014 07:51   Subject: Re: Hallelujah Junction, Nevada
Hi John and All,

The truck suffered some bruises and scrapes, thankfully I did not! I had a $30 part fail which robbed all vacuum from the system creating a domino-effect where I lost traction, pow ...
  Topic: New Book: Rhodochrosite, Crystals of Drama and Nuance
John Cornish

Replies: 16
Views: 31360

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: May 22, 2014 09:09   Subject: Re: New Book: Rhodochrosite, Crystals of Drama and Nuance
Hi Bill and All,

First off, again, congratulations on your fine book, what a wonderful accomplishment!

It was great to see you in Tucson and to share the geode with you. After, Bob Downs at the ...
  Topic: Hallelujah Junction, Nevada
John Cornish

Replies: 23
Views: 60573

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: May 22, 2014 08:56   Subject: Re: Hallelujah Junction, Nevada
Hi Everyone,

Thanks so much John and Tony for sharing your adventure up on Peterson Mountain with the rest of us!!!

As per Tony's request, here is a copy of the infamous flipped truck poster I m ...
  Topic: The Mizunaka Collection
John Cornish

Replies: 1824
Views: 1407525

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 22, 2014 08:21   Subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection
Hi Mike and All,

I've been away and apologize for not writing sooner. The locality mentioned on my label for this fluorite is correct. The specimen was purchased in China from our reputable source ...
  Topic: My 2014 Tucson Experience
John Cornish

Replies: 188
Views: 173730

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Feb 26, 2014 09:24   Subject: Re: My 2014 Tucson Experience
Hi Don,

It was a pleasure to meet you and to read your great show report here at FMF! You've done a wonderful job of capturing the feel, the people and the minerals at this year's show and enthusia ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2014
John Cornish

Replies: 111
Views: 188409

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 26, 2014 09:13   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2014
Thank you everyone who contributed to this report, very much I've enjoyed cruising along with you as you've explored the show and shared here... Cudos to all!

Sincerely,

John
  Topic: Tucson 2014 Show Report, Gail Spann Having Fun Again...
John Cornish

Replies: 156
Views: 183749

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 26, 2014 09:09   Subject: Re: Tucson 2014 Show Report, Gail Spann Having Fun Again...
Dear Gail, Jim and Jordi,

I'm finally home and am getting settled in from my long stay away and sincerely wanted to write to express my gratitude at being invited to share in this joyous good time ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2014
John Cornish

Replies: 111
Views: 188409

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 09, 2014 13:42   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2014
Hi Everyone!

Jordi asked that I add a bit to this ongoing report. Sadly, I won't be able to contribute much as I run my room solo and thus do not get the chance to range about as freely as others. ...
  Topic: New Book: Rhodochrosite, Crystals of Drama and Nuance
John Cornish

Replies: 16
Views: 31360

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Dec 16, 2013 10:44   Subject: Re: New Book: Rhodochrosite, Crystals of Drama and Nuance
Hi Bill,

A trade? Chuckling, naw, I'll likely hold onto this one for a bit longer! Still, happy to share the glory!

Thanks for the page 52 heads-up too, just one more reason to look forward to s ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2014
John Cornish

Replies: 111
Views: 188409

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Dec 16, 2013 10:39   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2014
Dear Jordi, Gail and Jim,

No Tucson crud for me in 2014, I am sooooooo looking forward to getting together with you all! I just saw this post and am excited, very positive!

Happiest Holidays to ...
  Topic: New Book: Rhodochrosite, Crystals of Drama and Nuance
John Cornish

Replies: 16
Views: 31360

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Dec 14, 2013 10:05   Subject: Re: New Book: Rhodochrosite, Crystals of Drama and Nuance
Hi Bill and all,

Thank you for this exceptional effort. Truly, I will be among a large group who will be looking forward to seeing your book in Tucson!

Question... Have you ever seen rhodochrosi ...
  Topic: Large smoky quartz/citrine crystals found in BC Canada
John Cornish

Replies: 3
Views: 12798

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Sep 25, 2013 07:22   Subject: Re: Large smoky quartz/citrine crystals found in BC Canada
Hello Herb

Thank you for sharing your discovery story and photos with us. I will, as I'm sure most others here will agree, be looking forward to your future postings. Congratulations!

John
  Topic: New find of minerals from New York
John Cornish

Replies: 123
Views: 192910

PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: Sep 22, 2013 07:23   Subject: Re: New find of minerals from New York
Hi Glenn,

What a fascinating adventure your on! So many wonderful and unique treasures!!!

Thank you sooooo very much for sharing your fun!

All the very best,

John
 
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