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  Topic: 15 years since the beginning of FMF. As time goes!
Tony L. Potucek

Replies: 19
Views: 2121

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: 14408

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: 14408

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: 14408

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: 4991

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: 4
Views: 3591

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: 14408

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: 14408

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: 14408

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: 14408

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: 14408

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: 128672

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: 128672

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: 32263

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: 364
Views: 128672

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: 88711

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: 8837

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: 8837

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: 8837

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: 8837

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. ...
 
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