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  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
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PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jul 25, 2020 09:08   Subject: Re: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Thanks to all of you for your compliments and I'm glad the mineral collecting community likes the history of this venerable and great collecting location. For those of us who got the chance to dig th ...
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 1897

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jul 25, 2020 09:01   Subject: Re: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Your photos enriched the quality of the article, Stephan. Thank you for allowing me to use them.

tlp
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 1897

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jul 23, 2020 08:39   Subject: Re: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Thank you both. It was a labor of love for me. It was one of the great places to collect in the Southwest USA.
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 1897

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jul 22, 2020 12:00   Subject: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
This type of 'magazine’ display that we often use in this section does not allow photos to be enlarged by clicking the mouse over them. The solution to enlarge the screen is to use the keys: Ctrl + mo ...
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 1897

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jul 22, 2020 11:59   Subject: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
One of the most prolific and world renown Arizona USA mineral locations has long needed to be updated--the mineral collecting history of the 79 Mine.
The former base metal mine has produced specimen ...
  Topic: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 335
Views: 56185

PostForum: National Library of Spain / Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) and FMF   Posted: Jun 11, 2020 11:32   Subject: Re: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Good one, Vic. Marcie and I laughed our arses when we saw your mug shot. I'm not far from that look myself, complete with the "Here's Johnny!" greeting. Maybe this will start a new " ...
  Topic: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 335
Views: 56185

PostForum: National Library of Spain / Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) and FMF   Posted: May 31, 2020 09:25   Subject: Re: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Love the hoopoes, Jordi! It is also one of our favorite birds and enjoyed their presence in Spain while we were birding there. We miss the wine and tapas and the people who were very nice to us ever ...
  Topic: Collecting and imagining
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 28
Views: 19102

PostForum: Mineral Art and Artists   Posted: May 20, 2020 08:47   Subject: Re: Collecting and imagining
Thank you, Sante,
I, too, enjoy seeing minerals from your region. It's ok by me if you also slip in a photo or two of a some of your favorite Italian wine! Ha!

best regards,
tlp
  Topic: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 335
Views: 56185

PostForum: National Library of Spain / Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE) and FMF   Posted: May 16, 2020 07:10   Subject: Re: Stay at home - Coronavirus / Covid-19
Thank you, Jesse. Your article is one I look forward to reading and timely, given that we may not be hoisting wee drams around the Denver rolling bar this year. We are still scheduled for a week lon ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 104
Views: 52795

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: May 10, 2020 09:21   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020 - Mineralogical Record and John S. White
This is well deserved for my great friend, John. A life time of achievement in the mineral world.
  Topic: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 2808

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 07, 2020 08:37   Subject: Re: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30
Thank you, Phil. I needed to repay you for your fine works done earlier! Glad you liked it.

tlp
  Topic: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 2808

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 07, 2020 08:36   Subject: Re: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30
Thank you, Jordi, I am honored that you would consider me for this publishing honor. I do hope they find the information worthwhile.

Sincerely, and gracias, Amigo,
Tony
  Topic: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 2808

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 04, 2020 19:29   Subject: Re: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30
Hi, Jesse,
The ASDM's wulfenites from the May 1973 pocket and others were financed by Rukin Jelks who was their largest financial backer for mineral purchases in the 1970's. Curator Bill Panczner s ...
  Topic: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 2808

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 04, 2020 09:26   Subject: Re: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30
Thank you, Scot and Tobi. Scot, those 1977 wulfenites are from Curt's area on the 1000 level. You had a very unique opportunity at the other end of the mineral pipeline and I see you trimmed well. ...
  Topic: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 2808

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 04, 2020 09:13   Subject: Re: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30
Thanks, Vic, and here's to your health!
  Topic: Collecting quartz on the Little Falls dolostone
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 127
Views: 125613

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: May 03, 2020 08:49   Subject: Re: Collecting quartz on the Little Falls dolostone
Good looking quartz, Vic. I like the story of the Turtle Clan, too. I am glad you are well, but we both know the secret is a wee dram of scotch on occasion, eh. Don't tell anyone.
  Topic: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 2808

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 03, 2020 08:44   Subject: Re: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30
Glad you guys liked the article. It's a labor of love to write these up, but I think most folks don't want to write about their experiences collecting. Bob, you're correct--McCoy could write a book ...
  Topic: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 15
Views: 2808

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: May 02, 2020 10:48   Subject: Late 20th Century Wulfenite Collecting in the San Francisco Mine, Sonora, Mexico - (30)
Sometimes I get the urge to write up trips and events in my life. Here is one on the San Francisco Mine in Mexico, where I spent a considerable amount of time in the 1970's and the 1990's. They were ...
  Topic: Mines and mineral Localities
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 2
Views: 4902

PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Apr 16, 2020 08:14   Subject: Re: Mines and mineral Localities
Excelllent exposure, Vic, and thanks for posting it!

tlp
  Topic: Braking Bad.
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 18
Views: 4882

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Apr 13, 2020 09:10   Subject: Re: Braking Bad.
Good trekking finds, pard! I would call that a great collecting day!
 
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