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  Topic: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
rweaver

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PostForum: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum   Posted: Sep 08, 2021 18:02   Subject: Re: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
One small warning: The museum is open, but so far only at rather strange hours for a museum, Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 2:00. No evenings or weekends. So don't drive to Tucson for the weekend to see i ...
  Topic: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
rweaver

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Views: 765

PostForum: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum   Posted: Sep 08, 2021 18:00   Subject: Re: Announcing the opening of the New Gem and Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona
I posted my photos in this post some time ago "University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011". If Jordi would like he can move them to this posting.
  Topic: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011
rweaver

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PostForum: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum   Posted: Jul 15, 2021 13:43   Subject: Re: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011
Final set. I need to go back and spend some more time in seeing all there is to see. This is a great museum and very well thought out and planned.
  Topic: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011
rweaver

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PostForum: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum   Posted: Jul 15, 2021 13:26   Subject: Re: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011
Some more
  Topic: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011
rweaver

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PostForum: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum   Posted: Jul 15, 2021 13:19   Subject: Re: University Arizona Tucson Mineral Museum, Feb 2011
So as not to add a new section here are some photos of the new Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum taken back in May 2021. They are open to the public starting next week. When in town make the tim ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
rweaver

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Views: 101278

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 21, 2021 12:48   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
With one exception these are some of the lesser seen minerals from the Mammoth-St. Anthony Mine, Tiger, Arizona. All are from the Bob Reynolds collection.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Mexico
rweaver

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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 21, 2021 08:51   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Mexico
It is very likely a Ward's label. I've attached a picture of one where the bottom wasn't cut off. I also have one with the locality info handwritten.

Thank you for the picture and the bit about the ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
rweaver

Replies: 80
Views: 101278

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 20, 2021 14:43   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
A couple of new ones from Bisbee.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Mexico
rweaver

Replies: 75
Views: 108317

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 20, 2021 13:43   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Mexico
That is a dealer label - Ward's or Englsih, I think

Right time period but the label does not match up with any of those two as shown in the Mineralogical Record database. All the Ward's Natural Sci ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
rweaver

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Views: 101278

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 20, 2021 13:29   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
A couple of different locations from the great state of Arizona.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
rweaver

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Views: 101278

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 20, 2021 12:36   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
Couple of new ones from Morenci, Az.
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Mexico
rweaver

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PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: May 20, 2021 11:14   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - New Mexico
Nice Old timer most likely mined in the early 1900's. Was in the Gary Weaver Collection and he acquired in from Mineralman at some point. And that leads to my question about the old label that came wi ...
  Topic: Found My First Topaz
rweaver

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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 28, 2021 11:23   Subject: Re: Found My First Topaz
The location, shape and cleavage would all point towards it being Topaz. Mindat.org if nothing else is a good source for photos of minerals from any area. That area has a lot of old mines both in San ...
  Topic: Found My First Topaz
rweaver

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PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 28, 2021 11:13   Subject: Re: Found My First Topaz
Giving us the location in San Diego County would have been nice... Ware Mine/Mountain Lily mine near Oak Grove.

Nice, you know already in that case. I'll say, North County (;
Used to be stationed ...
  Topic: Found My First Topaz
rweaver

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Views: 2388

PostForum: FOR BEGINNERS: What is it? Where is it from?   Posted: Mar 28, 2021 10:08   Subject: Re: Found My First Topaz
Giving us the location in San Diego County would have been nice. They only real place Topaz has been found is the area around the Little Three Mine near Ramona or the Ware Mine/Mountain Lily mine near ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
rweaver

Replies: 80
Views: 101278

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: Jan 18, 2021 15:05   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Arizona
Note From Evan Jones -
I researched Ray Archambeau and he was a prospector who lived in Congress, AZ. He passed away quite awhile ago. Apparently he found the coppers (1990) with a metal detector w ...
  Topic: Rutile locality?
rweaver

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PostForum: Mines and Mineral Localities   Posted: Dec 17, 2020 20:25   Subject: Re: Rutile locality?
To John Betts: Yes, it's true.

To Alfredo: Yes, it's true. But I do think it's rutile. Right now I don't have access to the appropriate tools to check, sadly.

To Bob: Champion Mine? or elsewh ...
  Topic: Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (r) 2021
rweaver

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PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Oct 27, 2020 12:01   Subject: Re: Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (r) 2021
Having worked for many many years in an environment where the use of the word “NO” was expected and used and at all levels in the work force, I can understand why they made this choice. People and Pro ...
  Topic: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
rweaver

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PostForum: MIM Museum (Beirut, Lebanon)   Posted: Aug 05, 2020 12:09   Subject: Re: The MIM Museum in Beirut, Lebanon
What happen from a somewhat different view.
The Next California Earthquake (facebook page)

This terrible explosion that happened yesterday in Beirut was initially picked up as a M3.3 earthquake, b ...
  Topic: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho
rweaver

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Views: 16642

PostForum: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA   Posted: Aug 02, 2020 19:58   Subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through the states of USA - Idaho
Former collection of Wayne Sorensen. Largest crystal is 4.0cm long.
 
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