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  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 23, 2020 14:13   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - The New Discoveries! (2)
In addition to the novelties described we also saw more specimens of Beryl variety heliodor from the Odisha area (Orissa), India, many more Wulfenites of exceptional quality from the La Morita Mine (s ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 23, 2020 13:52   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - The New Discoveries! (1)
Barcelona 02/22/2020

A good year in Tucson for new discoveries!

They say that picture is worth a thousand words, so, let's go to the pictures...
  Topic: Taking great photographs
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 7
Views: 359

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Feb 23, 2020 12:27   Subject: Re: Taking great photographs
Recommended reading: Tutorial to do better photos of minerals by Xiao-dong
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 17, 2020 02:51   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Bob, to me it seems that the color contrast on that ’great’ Morrocan azurite you talk about (image_3087) is nothing else then severe damage on the piece.

Peter I have to doubt that this is a sever ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 15:17   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - FMF
Dear Jordi,

Gwen and I always had a great time whenever we were able to attend the FMF Party. We wish to thank you and Gail and Jim for all the great things you have done (and continue to do) for ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 15, 2020 18:13   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - The Party that I not attended ;-)
I also have read (Bob Kerr again) that I was not in the Party of which I am co-sponsor! what a shame! 😁

The life is complex and within its multiple paths I now try to walk through differen ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 15, 2020 15:17   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - The Party and the Mineral Legacy Award
I have read (Bob Kerr) that in the Party John White got a new trophy, the "Mineral Legacy Award" and that will even have continuity since every year someone who stands out in Mineralogical E ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 15, 2020 14:35   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - The Party!
And here you have images of the Party.

I have been told that the atmosphere was very sad...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 15, 2020 08:28   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - Trying to help
Barcelona 02/15/2020

We are so tired....

Let me try to help from Barcelona...

Before to publish the photos of the Party that gently Joaquim Callén, Chris Gobin and Gail have sent to me, let m ...
  Topic: To Enhance or Not to Enhance that is the question!!
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 8
Views: 487

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Feb 15, 2020 06:17   Subject: Re: To Enhance or Not to Enhance that is the question!!
SteveB,

Please remember that Marvin already said in his first post:

Hello Everyone:

I am new to minerals, so my knowledge about the science of minerals is still evolving...
so, probably is ...
  Topic: Emerald fuchsite in quartz?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 3
Views: 382

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Feb 14, 2020 14:15   Subject: Re: Emerald fuchsite in quartz?
Sorry but we can’t help you. As explained in FMF is a Forum about minerals FMF is a Forum about minerals. FMF is not a Forum about cut or polished stones, random rocks, or lapidary items.

Another q ...
  Topic: Building a Great Mineral Collection?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 23
Views: 1528

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Feb 14, 2020 05:06   Subject: Re: Building a Great Mineral Collection?
Recommended reading:

What defines a mineral's 'quality?' - (13)

and

Tucson, questionable prices?
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 11, 2020 00:11   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - Tucson is a brain-breaking!
Tucson 02/11/2020

Tucson is a brain-breaking and although I wanted to publish more things I could not.

Tomorrow I fly back to Barcelona, I still have to re-organize many things and although it ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 08, 2020 09:23   Subject: Re: John S. White founded "The Mineralogical Record" 50 years ago
John S. White founded "The Mineralogical Record" 50 years ago. We are celebrating that anniversary in Tucson

Thanks to Wendell Wilson, current editor of the magazine, for his kindness by ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 08, 2020 01:02   Subject: John S. White founded "The Mineralogical Record" 50 years ago
John S. White founded "The Mineralogical Record" 50 years ago. We are celebrating that anniversary in Tucson

https://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/files/thumbs/t_mineralogical_record__volu ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 07, 2020 11:06   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - The Westward Look time
Tucson 02/07/2020

The time of the Tucson Show is divided into three parts: the Hotels & Oracle zone, the Westward Look and the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® (Main Show), although the segment of ...
  Topic: The Joy of Tucson, 2020 Gail Spann Experience
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 82
Views: 13219

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 07, 2020 09:40   Subject: Re: The Joy of Tucson, 2020 Gail Spann Experience
Yawn. We made it. 16 hours of driving and unpacking the car, putting things away....sleep!! Up early, Jim and I host @Breakfast with Minerals “ this morning Tsumeb is the theme. Here’s a photo upon o ...
  Topic: Variscite? Turquoise?
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 15
Views: 758

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Feb 05, 2020 12:58   Subject: Variscite? Turquoise?
Hi Joe,

Your slices looks as Variscite from Utah (check https://www.mindat.org/gallery.php?loctxt=utah&min=4156 ) but even if the comments of SteveB could look a little bit offensive, int the e ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 03, 2020 11:20   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - Gail & Jim Spann
And don't miss the extraordinary (as always) thread of Gail & Jim Spann: The Joy of Tucson, 2020 Gail Spann Experience
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Jordi Fabre

Replies: 95
Views: 20645

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 03, 2020 11:02   Subject: Tucson Show 2020 - Vic Rzonca
...there is a kind of small revolution in which the old does not disappear and the new is still a newborn, so many people doubt what to do and where to exhibit in the very close future...

The situa ...
 
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