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  Topic: Mineralogy & Museums 10 - Cardiff - 12th-13th August 2024
Roy Starkey

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Mar 18, 2024 06:47   Subject: Mineralogy & Museums 10 - Cardiff - 12th-13th August 2024
M&M10 - Registration is now open for Mineralogy and Museums conference number 10.

The registration and conference website are here:

https://mm-10.org/

https://events.minersoc.org/Event- ...
  Topic: 60th Anniversary of the death of Sir Arthur Russell - Free talk and workshop
Roy Starkey

Replies: 0
Views: 10507

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Feb 17, 2024 14:58   Subject: 60th Anniversary of the death of Sir Arthur Russell - Free talk and workshop
Saturday 24th February 2024 is the 60th Anniversary of the death of the legendary British mineralogist and collector Sir Arthur Russell. Many Mindat users will be familiar with Sir Arthur and some of ...
  Topic: New York State: A Topographic Mineralogy (NEW BOOK) Posted on behalf of Steve Chamberlain
Roy Starkey

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PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Dec 11, 2023 16:46   Subject: New York State: A Topographic Mineralogy (NEW BOOK) Posted on behalf of Steve Chamberlain
New York State: A Topographic Mineralogy by Steven C. Chamberlain, George W. Robinson and Susan M. Robinson.

Available as a FREE three-part download from mineral.hosta(at)gmail(dot)com

This work ...
  Topic: Best wishes / 2023-2024!
Roy Starkey

Replies: 16
Views: 10673

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 11, 2023 06:49   Subject: Re: Best wishes / 2023-2024!
Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to all!

Best wishes

Roy
  Topic: Curating your collection
Roy Starkey

Replies: 11
Views: 44775

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Nov 19, 2023 06:11   Subject: Re: Curating your collection
Hi Michael

Thanks for posting. I'm delighted that the Russell Society talk / panel discussion has proven to be of value.

People may be interested to know that the Geological Curators Group winte ...
  Topic: Corpach, Fort William Museum
Roy Starkey

Replies: 9
Views: 12236

PostForum: Worlwide Museums & Visits to Museums and private collections   Posted: Aug 05, 2023 14:06   Subject: Re: Corpach, Fort William Museum
Hi Folks
I would not normally post a negative comment, but my honest assessment of this place is that it is pandering to coach parties and the very casual non-specialist visitor on a rainy day, with ...
  Topic: Westmorland and Cumberland
Roy Starkey

Replies: 4
Views: 15566

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Jun 01, 2023 13:37   Subject: Re: Westmorland and Cumberland
Hi James
Yes, it is a bit of a pain but politicians will always fiddle with administrative boundaries. My personal view (and we are uniquely fortunate in the UK) is that so long as the label (and the ...
  Topic: What should we do with our collections? Special event on Zoom - Wednesday 19 April 20:00 B
Roy Starkey

Replies: 12
Views: 11471

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Apr 21, 2023 13:01   Subject: Re: What should we do with our collections? Special event on Zoom - Wednesday 19 April 20:
Thanks James - appreciated.
Best wishes
Roy
  Topic: What should we do with our collections? Special event on Zoom - Wednesday 19 April 20:00 B
Roy Starkey

Replies: 12
Views: 11471

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Mar 30, 2023 12:16   Subject: What should we do with our collections? Special event on Zoom - Wednesday 19 April 20:00 B
A question that is starting to come up more and more often in conversations is “What should I do with my collection?” Today’s mineral collecting community is increasingly grey-haired and perhaps domin ...
  Topic: MIneralogical Record delivery outside USA
Roy Starkey

Replies: 23
Views: 20792

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Mar 16, 2023 11:37   Subject: Re: MIneralogical Record delivery outside USA
Hi Richard
No, not sarcasm at all. I was at the Baltimore Micromount Symposium in 2005 there was a complete run up to that time in the auction and basically no-one wanted it because the attendees wer ...
  Topic: MIneralogical Record delivery outside USA
Roy Starkey

Replies: 23
Views: 20792

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Mar 01, 2023 06:52   Subject: Re: MIneralogical Record delivery outside USA
Hi James
My copy has just arrived but unfortunately (as is often the case) the corners are damaged because the plastic wrapper is too thin and woefully inadequate for international shipping. I do not ...
  Topic: Oxidation of Copper, Lead, and Zinc sulfides and transport below the surface
Roy Starkey

Replies: 4
Views: 6326

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jan 04, 2023 07:56   Subject: Re: Oxidation of Copper, Lead, and Zinc sulfides and transport below the surface
I suggest that Peter Williams' book is the most accessible reference source on this subject.
P. A. Williams. Oxide Zone Geochemistry. London and New York (Ellis Horwood and Prentice-Hall), 1991. 286 ...
  Topic: Happy Holidays / 2022-2023!
Roy Starkey

Replies: 12
Views: 17123

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Dec 20, 2022 11:03   Subject: Re: Happy Holidays / 2022-2023
Thank you to everyone who helps to make FMF what it is today. I wish you all a great Xmas break and a mineralogically interesting New Year. Here's a sparkling 'Ladies Slipper' - shaped 'bauble' for yo ...
  Topic: Atlas of Spanish minerals
Roy Starkey

Replies: 4
Views: 13259

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Oct 25, 2022 04:40   Subject: Re: Atlas of Spanish minerals
Well done Miguel and Christian!

Having now produced three books on British mineralogy myself I would like to offer my sincere congratulations on your achievement. I understand and fully appreciate ...
  Topic: Philip Rashleigh’s Mineral Collection at the Royal Cornwall Museum and Why It Is Important
Roy Starkey

Replies: 5
Views: 6993

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Sep 28, 2022 16:31   Subject: Re: Philip Rashleigh’s Mineral Collection at the Royal Cornwall Museum and Why It Is Impor
Thanks very much for posting the link James.

I wanted to add just a few comments whilst the talk is still topical.

Anyone accessing the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall website will find the ...
  Topic: Philip Rashleigh’s Mineral Collection at the Royal Cornwall Museum and Why It Is Important
Roy Starkey

Replies: 5
Views: 6993

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Sep 15, 2022 09:41   Subject: Philip Rashleigh’s Mineral Collection at the Royal Cornwall Museum and Why It Is Important
Wednesday 21 September, 8.00pm (BST) online. “Philip Rashleigh’s Mineral Collection at the Royal Cornwall Museum and Why It Is Important” Roy Starkey, The Russell Society.

The Rashleigh Gallery, to ...
  Topic: Shipping to Australia (aka Horesetralia)
Roy Starkey

Replies: 4
Views: 3763

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 26, 2022 16:08   Subject: Re: Shipping to Australia (aka Horesetralia)
YES! It is an utter shambles. I have just shipped several copies of my new book Making it Mine - Sir Arthur Russell and his Mineral Collection to various addresses in Australia - Perth, Toowoomba, Syd ...
  Topic: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell
Roy Starkey

Replies: 10
Views: 24596

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: May 02, 2022 16:07   Subject: Re: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell
Finally the wait is over - Making it Mine Sir Arthur Russell and his Mineral Collection exists!

I think the book looks great and I am looking forward immensely to the global launch at the Oxford Mi ...
  Topic: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell
Roy Starkey

Replies: 10
Views: 24596

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Apr 04, 2022 06:49   Subject: Re: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell
and the rear cover too ...

Keep an eye on my website for the latest status https://britishmineralogy.com/
(link normalized by FMF)
  Topic: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell
Roy Starkey

Replies: 10
Views: 24596

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Apr 04, 2022 06:45   Subject: Re: A new book on British mineralogy - Making it Mine – Sir Arthur Russell
And here is a photo of the front cover
 
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