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  Topic: 2016 Tucson Show - A Look Back
robynahawk

Replies: 135
Views: 90593

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Mar 14, 2016 00:15   Subject: Re: 2016 Tucson Show- A Look Back
Re: 2016 Tucson Show- A Look Back
Don

Teja and Mahesh - These two were such a lovely addition to the show - hope to see them in 2017!

Sharing your lovely photos with the fans of the Tucson EZ-G ...
  Topic: My 2014 Tucson Experience
robynahawk

Replies: 188
Views: 141735

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Oct 12, 2014 11:03   Subject: Re: My 2014 Tucson Experience
Don - That was AWESOME!!! ...and that is coming from someone who has done Tucson Show Reports for the last decade.

Not sure how I missed your Tucson Show Report - but it made for a really fabulous ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
robynahawk

Replies: 119
Views: 89782

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Oct 03, 2014 18:59   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
Thank you for this fabulous "rogue's gallery" of the people and displays that made up the 2014 Denver Shows...

It was amazing to me the number of Pebble Pups and kids in general that were ...
  Topic: Mining Sapphire question
robynahawk

Replies: 8
Views: 7289

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 17, 2013 17:41   Subject: Re: Mining Sapphire question
This might be a helpful link for you - Mindat lists minerals by Locality...your area shows no Corundum (the mineral name for Sapphire) at all.

But you do have some really rare minerals around you! ...
  Topic: Mining Sapphire question
robynahawk

Replies: 8
Views: 7289

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Nov 17, 2013 17:30   Subject: Re: Mining Sapphire question
Hugh - who is finding Sapphire on the Prospectors show? I missed a couple episodes but all I have seen coming out of the claims there have been Aquamarine, Amazonite, Smokey Quartz, Topaz, and some c ...
  Topic: Cuprosklodowskite - Musonoi, Katanga
robynahawk

Replies: 2
Views: 5126

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Feb 28, 2013 00:54   Subject: Re: Cuprosklodowskite - Musonoi, Katanga
Love it - definitely one of my favorites! ...all because one of the guys in the Pala Int'l room at the Westward Look took the time to explain how it got it's name.

Robyn
  Topic: Tucson Show 2013
robynahawk

Replies: 162
Views: 205507

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 19, 2013 05:00   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2013
Joaquim - have you seen the story of the gold nugget that was found on a beach in Australia?

Here is the article:

"Metal detector aficionados, rejoice! Man finds 12-pound gold nugget

A m ...
  Topic: Illustrations 2013
robynahawk

Replies: 15
Views: 23234

PostForum: Mineral Art and Artists   Posted: Jan 12, 2013 02:41   Subject: Re: Illustrations 2013
Felix WOW!!! really gorgeous work!

Robyn
  Topic: Tucson Show 2013
robynahawk

Replies: 162
Views: 205507

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 09, 2013 07:20   Subject: Re: Tucson 2013: a survival kit for the beginner (valere)
This is current info...shows listed on the left - click the show you will get vendors, layout...pretty much everything you need.

https://www.xpopress.com/AZ-show-schedule.html
(link normalized by ...
  Topic: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, Texas. Official opening, Dec 1, 2012
robynahawk

Replies: 14
Views: 15406

PostForum: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, Texas   Posted: Dec 02, 2012 19:31   Subject: Re: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, Texas. Official opening, Dec 1, 2012
WOW - thank you so much for those first few shots - I had seen a couple photos of the building itself and was intrigued...the shapes were so unusual.

Thanks to your great photos I can now see just ...
  Topic: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann
robynahawk

Replies: 43
Views: 68490

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Sep 15, 2012 17:05   Subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann
Quick question - newbie here...

What is the green mineral - photo DSC_0279.JPG

From Mike & Sally Bergmann booth?

It is just luscious!!!

...and Gail thanks so much for taking me to ever ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's 2012 East Coast Gem and Mineral Show report
robynahawk

Replies: 151
Views: 137970

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Aug 10, 2012 23:54   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2012 East Coast Gem and Mineral Show report.
Lady - have I told you how much you ROCK! this is so cool - I can leisurely stroll through the cases - view all of Fred Wilda's amazing art...and I don't have to melt in the heat!!!

WIN-WIN! ;)
...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2012
robynahawk

Replies: 101
Views: 160277

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 14, 2012 15:41   Subject: Re: Tucson 2012 Warm-up
Robyn...all talks, seminars and symposia at the TGMS Show are open to anyone attending the show....the $10 admission fee to the show covers it all
Peter - Thanks so much for getting back to me so qui ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2012
robynahawk

Replies: 101
Views: 160277

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Jan 14, 2012 02:29   Subject: Re: Tucson 2012 Warm-up
Quick question which I am hoping someone here has the answer to...

At the TGMS Show are the 33st Annual FM-TGMS-MSA Mineralogical Symposium and Arthur Roe Memorial Micromount Symposium Seminars ope ...
  Topic: Highgrading, the selling of stolen goods and turning a blind eye
robynahawk

Replies: 42
Views: 63666

PostForum: Reporting thefts and disappearances   Posted: Nov 30, 2011 17:56   Subject: Re: Highgrading, the selling of stolen goods and turning a blind eye
I am so glad to hear that this was settled amicably and you seem very pleased with the outcome.

Give your Dad a big Happy Birthday hug!

Robyn
  Topic: Spodumene color question
robynahawk

Replies: 26
Views: 34107

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Aug 16, 2011 00:54   Subject: Re: Spodumene color question
This is one of the problems that come up when gems are named for their location. Brazilian Green Spodumene probably isn't Hiddenite anymore than Copper Bearing Tourmaline from Africa is Paraiba.

A ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
robynahawk

Replies: 370
Views: 402914

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Jul 31, 2011 17:01   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's Version of a Tucson show report 2011
Thanks Cindy for adding to the Tucson experience and to Gail for sharing these great (so far) shots ;-D

Question: "Meet the Curators" event - what is this event?

Robyn
  Topic: Question About Field Gathering Minerals
robynahawk

Replies: 4
Views: 5281

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jul 10, 2011 17:43   Subject: Re: Question About Field Gathering Minerals
I am hesitant to give information about field collection as I am an amateur myself - was hoping for a post from some veterans. ;)

Laws and regulations are different in each state - you can find out ...
  Topic: Question About Field Gathering Minerals
robynahawk

Replies: 4
Views: 5281

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: Jul 10, 2011 13:01   Subject: Re: Question About Field Gathering Minerals
I can answer part of your questions...I was the one who posted about the Himalaya.

There are several FEE Digs throughout the country - if you check the link I gave before you will see that High Des ...
  Topic: Himalaya Mine
robynahawk

Replies: 6
Views: 8218

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jul 10, 2011 03:36   Subject: Re: Himalaya Mine
Sorry Barbie - those are mine - I usually keep all my self collected material ;-)
If you are in SoCal you can dig your own...both the Himalaya and the Oceanview offer
Fee Digs.

If you can't get ...
 
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