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  Topic: Azurite to Malachite pseudomorph research
bob kerr

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PostForum: Forum questions   Posted: Feb 27, 2020 10:54   Subject: Re: Azurite to Malachite pseudomorph research
Ray - this is probably beyond the scope of your study but there was an azurite specimen displayed at the TGMS Show that appears to be azurite after azurite and the second generation of azurite only wa ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 22:37   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
OK!! Today was tear-down day at the TGMS Show - and the 2020 version of the Tucson Shows is now officially over. This photo of Bob Jones pretty much expresses how most of us feel.

bob
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 22:34   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
And finally, what I consider is the best case in the show this year is the huge collection of masterpieces entered by Jim and Gail Spann. Every year they generously permit the public to see a signif ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 22:26   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
And one more great case before I get to what I think is the best case in the show. The case entered by Alyssa Donovan contained a number of true Ikons and also an imperial topaz lighted from the bott ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 22:19   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Les and Paula Presmyk entered a world class Arizona case - which is in addition to the specimens they placed into the Minion case. Gotta love the quartz druz over malachite from the Live Oak Mine. A ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 22:10   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
We have Gene Meieran and Bill Larson to thank for this case. Everything is world class - look at the phenakite!!

bob
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 21:59   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Bob, to me it seems that the color contrast on that ’great’ Morrocan azurite you talk about (image_3087) is nothing else then severe damage on the piece.

Peter I have to doubt that this is a sever ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 10:35   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Those mad men and women of the MAD (Mineral Association of Dallas) again entered a simply wonderful case of unique specimens. The two front and center specimens - the Moroccan azurite and the Columbi ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 10:25   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
The LA Natural History Museum entered a really great case showing 8 specimens that graced the cover of the MR. Also included was a brief history of the specimen.

bob
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 10:20   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Every year Scott Rudolf presents a case of his world class minerals and 2020 was no exception. Note in particular the "Rabbit" copper from MI, the HUGE pyromorphite from Bad Ems and also th ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 16, 2020 00:08   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Another terrific case was submitted by the Arizona Mineral Minions. Disbursed throughout the case were miniature MR cover photos of some of the specimens in the case - these were surrounded by even b ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 15, 2020 23:47   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
As usual there were numerous terrific display cases at this year's TGMS Show - a fairly significant lowering in the quality from last year but still lots of excellent cases. I'll try to summarize the ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 14, 2020 10:24   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Ok - I spent a bit of time touring around the TGMS Show focusing on the display cases - with the theme "World Class Minerals" and keeping in mind the INCREDIBLE display cases at last year's ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 14, 2020 10:08   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Last night was the wonderful dinner hosted by Jim and Gail Spann and Jordi Fabre for young museum professionals and also for FMF members. Special to this event was the establishment and awarding of t ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 13, 2020 09:28   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
SETUP DAY FOR THE TGMS SHOW - a day for sore feet and lots of re-acquaintances. The theme is "World class minerals" and here's a very small sample - much more to come so stay tuned.

bob
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 13, 2020 09:25   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
I think these are "new" - rulilated quartzes from India. I only saw these in the Cristalli Booth at the Pueblo Show but it seems there should be more around.

bob
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 10, 2020 08:47   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Last night during the Sunday evening program at the Westward Look, the winner of the American Heritage Mineral Award was announced. This year it will go to Mike New (Top Gem Minerals). Mike is a mo ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 09, 2020 12:41   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
I've not posted recently so i'll try to catch up a bit. There are indeed sooooo many shows opening and closing such that it would need a small army of observers to cover them properly. A few observa ...
  Topic: The Joy of Tucson, 2020 Gail Spann Experience
bob kerr

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PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Feb 01, 2020 19:41   Subject: Re: The Joy of Tucson, 2020 Gail Spann Experience
Have a safe trip - looking forward to seeing you around the show.

bob
  Topic: Tucson Show 2020
bob kerr

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 31, 2020 22:38   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2020
Visited the Collector's Edge rooms yesterday and found the mother lode of the new La Morita Wulfenites and the Bolivian Bournonites. see photos.

I also saw a Ukrainian Heliodor in the new room of ...
 
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