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  Topic: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Show 2010
Jon Mommers

Replies: 71
Views: 114888

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jun 27, 2010 17:14   Subject: Re: Sainte Marie-aux-Mines 2010 Show
Chris
thank you for the report, it is interesting to see what is happening at the other end of the planet
Cheers
jon
  Topic: Is the natural green quartz actually a leek green color
Jon Mommers

Replies: 14
Views: 14894

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jun 26, 2010 16:58   Subject: Re: Is the natural green quartz actually a leek green color
Hi Elise,
I am not aware of any references in literature for this occurence, although I will check with some friends at GIA and see if thet are aware of any.
I think I may still have some of this m ...
  Topic: Is the natural green quartz actually a leek green color
Jon Mommers

Replies: 14
Views: 14894

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jun 25, 2010 17:01   Subject: Re: Is the natural green quartz actually a leek green color
There is also a locality in the Mount Isa District in Queensland that in the 1960's produced pale amethyst that had altered to a translucent mid green colour. The area was not far from Toms mountain. ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's HOUSTON 2010 show report
Jon Mommers

Replies: 122
Views: 126580

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: May 04, 2010 07:43   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's HOUSTON 2010 show report
Many thanks for all your dedicated work Gail ( & Jim), as always I am truly enjoying your report. Please keep up the great effort.
  Topic: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010
Jon Mommers

Replies: 443
Views: 449085

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 11, 2010 19:17   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Tucson photo fest, 2010.
Gail,
I just wanted to say thank you for all the time and effort you have put into keeping "we who can not attend" the Tucson informed on this years happening, the people, the places and mo ...
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Jon Mommers

Replies: 863
Views: 1251698

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 28, 2009 18:28   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles,

you are too modest, I think you take brilliant mineral photos, the time and effort you put into capturing each mineral specimens character and presence in a single photo is truly reflected ...
  Topic: Jon Mommers Collection
Jon Mommers

Replies: 5
Views: 12990

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 22, 2009 19:41   Subject: Re: Jon Mommers Collection
Hi Carles,

have been playing around with the lighting as you suggested and I am happier with the results but still along way to go

Specimen is an included Quartz and Calcite on Actinolite, Magne ...
  Topic: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Jon Mommers

Replies: 185
Views: 153214

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Aug 18, 2009 03:09   Subject: Re: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Gail,
you will need a parallel tandem seat for the ArVycycle, so that Jim can share the experience and provide the overdrive for those long hill climbs.
Thanks for showing the Aussie pieces, it is ...
  Topic: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Jon Mommers

Replies: 185
Views: 153214

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Aug 15, 2009 22:38   Subject: Re: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Gail and Jim,

congratulations on a stellar effort both putting on the amazing displays at Springfield and also sharing your photos of your epoch journey. A special thanks especially from all those ...
  Topic: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Jon Mommers

Replies: 185
Views: 153214

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Jul 31, 2009 18:31   Subject: Re: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Hi Gail

one other thought if you have time and I know that it is running out fast, on the base board if you add a strap (out seat belt material is idle) that then be passed over your stack of flats ...
  Topic: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Jon Mommers

Replies: 185
Views: 153214

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Jul 31, 2009 17:45   Subject: Re: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Gail,

your preparations are amazing, thank you for sharing. It is hard to appreciate the amount of work that goes into a display. Setting up a display of the size that you and Jim are staging is aw ...
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Jon Mommers

Replies: 863
Views: 1251698

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 28, 2009 22:31   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles,

you are too modest, I am amazed at the quality and range of the specimens you share with us
Thank You again
Jon
  Topic: The specimens should be perfect or some minor dings could be acceptable?
Jon Mommers

Replies: 44
Views: 50205

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jul 20, 2009 22:20   Subject: Re: The specimens should be perfect or some minor dings could be acceptable?
For me, there is nothing better than a Cab Sav or Merlot, while looking at minerals with a friend, Glen Fiddich if alone and Dragons Blood on a frosty morning in the field before serious rock brea ...
  Topic: Hand Lenses
Jon Mommers

Replies: 17
Views: 24712

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jul 15, 2009 22:18   Subject: Re: Hand Lenses
Peter

Iwamoto arrived today, the optics are unbelievable. I did not realise just how poor the optics were in my current handlens
Thankyou Cheers
jon
  Topic: jaysminerals
Jon Mommers

Replies: 52
Views: 43434

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 10, 2009 18:44   Subject: Re: jaysminerals
They are two superb crocoites and wonderfully photographed
Congratulations on agreat great collection, please let us see more
  Topic: Very little mineralogy in mineral collecting today
Jon Mommers

Replies: 94
Views: 177531

PostForum: The Ten Thousand Club   Posted: Jul 10, 2009 05:04   Subject: Re: Very little mineralogy in mineral collecting today
John

I hope that what you say is true. I must admit I would never had had the opportunity in olden times to raise my thoughts with yourself, the tyranny of distance would have just been to great. ...
  Topic: Jon Mommers Collection
Jon Mommers

Replies: 5
Views: 12990

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 10, 2009 03:26   Subject: Re: Jon Mommers Collection
Hi Carles

thanks for the feedback, I agree about the lighting and will attempt some modifications this weekend and then post a few more

Cheers
Jon
  Topic: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Jon Mommers

Replies: 185
Views: 153214

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Jul 09, 2009 23:21   Subject: Re: Preparing to display at the East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 2009
Gail,
those are amazing Beryls congratulations and good luck with the displays to both you and Jim
Cheers Jon
  Topic: Jon Mommers Collection
Jon Mommers

Replies: 5
Views: 12990

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 09, 2009 19:30   Subject: Re: Jon Mommers Collection
A couple more
  Topic: Jon Mommers Collection
Jon Mommers

Replies: 5
Views: 12990

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jul 09, 2009 19:20   Subject: Jon Mommers Collection
For Carles,
first toenail offering without the hairy toes attached.

Cerussite var Chrome Cerussite 3.1 cm high

Dundas Extended Mine
Dundas Mining District
Tasmania. Australia
 
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