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15 Aug-10:01:33 Re: the tama higuchi collection (Tamahiguchi)
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14 Aug-16:51:22 Re: pseudomorph chemistry (Jordi Fabre)
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13 Aug-14:27:19 Re: tama's mineral paintings (Silvia)
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13 Aug-11:19:27 Re: tama's mineral paintings (Tony L. Potucek)
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  Topic: Tama's Mineral Paintings
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 9
Views: 451

PostForum: Mineral Art and Artists   Posted: Aug 13, 2022 11:19   Subject: Re: Tama's Mineral Paintings
Those are all knock-out water colors! Your eye really captures the correct colors of the minerals as well as the perspective without what I would call distortion. Thank you for sharing these.
  Topic: Tama's Mineral Paintings
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 9
Views: 451

PostForum: Mineral Art and Artists   Posted: Aug 10, 2022 10:49   Subject: Re: Tama's Mineral Paintings
Yes, Tama, I would like to see more of your art. Gail and Jim selected a nice specimen and location for you to paint, which is near to my heart--the San Francisco Mine. I spent a lot of time there a ...
  Topic: Unknown crystal
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 16
Views: 566

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Aug 10, 2022 10:44   Subject: Re: Unknown crystal
John is correct. This is a Magma Mine, Superior AZ barite. I don't have the published articles in front of me; however, the inclusions could be several minerals, which have been previously identifie ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Kansas
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 11
Views: 15225

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: Mar 18, 2022 19:31   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Kansas
No, that is an exceptional specimen collected by Bob in 1969, and one I covet, heh, heh. And it's a nice size, too! Good addition to the collection, Jesse!
  Topic: Tucson 2022. We missed you.
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 35
Views: 8393

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 02, 2022 09:46   Subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.
Thanks for firing up your 2022 Tucson show report. I share your concern over Peter, who has been a good friend at the Tucson show over the years, making his annual treks to Tucson for many years. I' ...
  Topic: Tucson Shows 2022
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 95
Views: 31676

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 02, 2022 09:29   Subject: Re: Tucson Shows 2022
Hi, Bob,
Thank you for continuing to work on your report on the Tucson mineral shows. Your report is much appreciated. I hope to see you down there in the next few days!
  Topic: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 19
Views: 6495

PostForum: Comments & Suggestions   Posted: Aug 09, 2021 08:46   Subject: Re: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
Jordi,
Congratulations for your wonderful website and for providing a venue for some of us who have written articles to publish our articles. You have made it very easy to do this, so thank you!
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 21
Views: 19713

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Jun 30, 2021 09:21   Subject: Re: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Hi, Rick,
That's a great piece you collected! Thanks for providing some insight into your collecting at the 79 Mine with Reg. Wish I could have gotten the specimen before Mark did! Ha!
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 21
Views: 19713

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Apr 14, 2021 10:57   Subject: Re: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
You are more than welcome, Peter! I am glad you enjoyed the article. I look forward to seeing you at a future show and perhaps the rolling bar!
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 21
Views: 19713

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Feb 26, 2021 08:54   Subject: Re: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Thank you, Casey! For all of us who had the opportunities to dig the 79 Mine and other great producers in the SW USA, it was an exceptional time and most prolific in what we found!
  Topic: April shows in Tucson??
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 10
Views: 7221

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Dec 17, 2020 09:21   Subject: Re: April shows in Tucson??
From reports I am hearing in the mineral community, the mineral dealers who have active businesses selling on the internet are doing well (also helps to not have show and travel expenses). However, t ...
  Topic: Stories in Stone: A Guide to the Geology of the Western Cape, South Africa - (34)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 5
Views: 5836

PostForum: Featured Columns of FMF   Posted: Dec 10, 2020 12:10   Subject: Re: Stories in Stone: A Guide to the Geology of the Western Cape, South Africa - (34)
Thank you, Duncan, for writing this guide concerning the geology of the Western Cape of South Africa. I wish I would have had the opportunity to read this a couple of years ago before I visited the C ...
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 21
Views: 19713

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: 21
Views: 19713

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: 21
Views: 19713

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: 21
Views: 19713

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 on them. The solution to enlarge the screen is to use the keys: Ctrl + mous ...
  Topic: The Mineral Collecting History of the 79 Mine, Gila County, Arizona, USA - (33)
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 21
Views: 19713

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: 364
Views: 181230

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: 364
Views: 181230

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: 33
Views: 39398

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
 
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