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  Topic: Agates from Argentina.
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 13
Views: 15601

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Feb 24, 2019 16:45   Subject: Re: Agates from Argentina.
Wonderful! Thank you so much for the information and photos.
  Topic: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spann’s adventures. 2019
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 36
Views: 27383

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 10, 2019 22:50   Subject: Re: Sunny Tucson, Gail Spann’s adventures. 2019
Yes, I think it IS a Trojan Horse. Does it have minerals inside? Oh well, if not, I'm sure you will find many near by...
  Topic: Smithsonian
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 6
Views: 12854

PostForum: The Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History   Posted: Oct 20, 2014 16:29   Subject: Re: Smithsonian
Wow! That virtual tour is SO MUCH FUN that I am going to have to make it off-limits until I get my work done. I thought I was just looking for a minute, but half an hour disappeared.
  Topic: Tracy's favorite specimens
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 74
Views: 196690

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Feb 25, 2009 14:02   Subject: Re: Tracy's favorite specimens
Tracy, you are well on your way to filling a case of stunning Oddities should Tucson ever decide to revisit that topic. Or maybe a local show will?
  Topic: Linda's Private Collection
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 39
Views: 84549

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 24, 2009 02:28   Subject: Re: Linda's Private Collection
Thank you for the photos! I'm on the way to Tucson now - very excited - looking forward to meeting lots of people and lots of rocks.
  Topic: Photos of epitaxy - (16)
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 54
Views: 104234

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jan 11, 2009 17:28   Subject: Re: Photos of epitaxy - (16)
I still think that the term "auto-epitaxy" is clear and serves a purpose, however.
  Topic: Photographing minerals??
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 13
Views: 30876

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Jan 09, 2009 15:57   Subject: Re: Photographing minerals??
Concerning backgrounds - yes, sometimes a white or black or colored backgtound can make it easier to get a good photo, but more often what is happening is that the background color is being added AFT ...
  Topic: Meeting in Tucson of FMF Forum's friends?
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 47
Views: 55600

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 08, 2009 11:46   Subject: Re: Meeting in Tucson of FMF Forum's friends?
If I read Pete's reply correctly, he said he wanders out of the wilds around sundown. Well I consider this a challenge - can't we keep a party going from 4 pm to sundown? Geez people, we're not rea ...
  Topic: Photographing minerals??
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 13
Views: 30876

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Jan 08, 2009 03:51   Subject: Re: Photographing minerals??
Jordi asked that I post my camera information and techniques for photography (see the topic, Linda St-Cyr's Favorites to see the photos: https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=311 ...
  Topic: Linda St-Cyr's favorites
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 6
Views: 45187

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 07, 2009 18:42   Subject: Re: Linda St-Cyr's favorites
Wow, that was quick! Now I know where to go when I need instant gratification. Thank you all for the enthusiastic comments. :) :) :)
  Topic: Linda St-Cyr's favorites
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 6
Views: 45187

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Jan 07, 2009 17:52   Subject: Linda St-Cyr's favorites
OK, Tracy, you got me - here's a couple photos to start off with. I may not be able to continue posting until after Tucson, though.

I love geodes and they have led me to nodules, also. From nodul ...
  Topic: Museums policy
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 27
Views: 42838

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jan 04, 2009 14:28   Subject: Re: Museums policy
It strikes me that to donate a collection is rather like being an organ donor. A change of mind and heart may be needed, so that people understand that dispersing their collection is not necessarily ...
  Topic: Switch the Women's Private Collections topic?
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 12
Views: 11708

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 03, 2009 16:53   Subject: Re: Switch the Women's Private Collections topic?
Yes, I guess you're right, Jordi. I hear that some forums do end up degenerating into mud-slinging, and we certainly don't want that happening here. Let's keep our doors and our minds open to all th ...
  Topic: Meeting in Tucson of FMF Forum's friends?
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 47
Views: 55600

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 03, 2009 15:52   Subject: Re: Meeting in Tucson of FMF Forum's friends?
OK, John, for you I will close early! I guess you enjoy our exchanges if you want to see me there! :)
  Topic: More smaller museums might be a solution
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 5
Views: 7242

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jan 03, 2009 15:50   Subject: Re: More smaller museums might be a solution
And I meant to say, Mary, that using some donated material in the gift shops is a really great idea. I always check those shops in hope of finding something unusual. I have found good minerals in mu ...
  Topic: More smaller museums might be a solution
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 5
Views: 7242

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jan 03, 2009 15:44   Subject: Re: More smaller museums might be a solution
John, I was on my small-museum soapbox and I did not intend a put-down for large museums - far from it - and I apologize profusely if it sounded that way. I estimate that I have had 50-100 museum mem ...
  Topic: Switch the Women's Private Collections topic?
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 12
Views: 11708

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 02, 2009 21:08   Subject: Re: Switch the Women's Private Collections topic?
Gail - Maybe you should not remove the offensive postings - when I gave a presentation and was attacked by one such person, everyone else in the room came to my support. I don't know if the attacker ...
  Topic: More smaller museums might be a solution
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 5
Views: 7242

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jan 02, 2009 20:48   Subject: More smaller museums might be a solution
I love museums. Oddly, people always think of the large institutions when they use the word. But it saddens me that they have so much hidden away that we will never see. I believe that more smaller ...
  Topic: Meeting in Tucson of FMF Forum's friends?
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 47
Views: 55600

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Jan 02, 2009 19:48   Subject: Re: Meeting in Tucson of FMF Forum's friends?
With a little luck, if we started at 4:30 or 5pm, it might still be going an hour later for those of us who have to leave our selling rooms...? Granted we all can't meet everyone else, but we could o ...
  Topic: Why is this wulfenite silver?
Linda St-Cyr

Replies: 27
Views: 37374

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 31, 2008 18:11   Subject: Re: Why is this wulfenite silver?
Alfredo & Pete - thank you for some cool ideas for my science museum! Now I have an excuse to save all those little bits of minerals lying around. (Actually I was already saving them to try the ...
 
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