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In Memoriam - José Ramón García left us
  
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PostPosted: Jan 01, 2020 15:10    Post subject: In Memoriam - José Ramón García left us  

José Ramón García one of the greatest connoisseurs of the Fluorites of Asturias, Spain (see JRG Collection ) and coauthor of the Bible of the Asturian Fluorite La Fluorita: Un Siglo de Minería en Asturias passed away past 30th December.

He leaves a hole that is impossible to fill in concerning the knowledge of the Fluorite of Northern Spain as well as worlwide.

To know more (in Spanish language): Obituario - José Ramón García nos ha dejado



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PostPosted: Jan 01, 2020 15:47    Post subject: Re: In Memoriam - José Ramón García left us  

This is so sad to hear! I have known Jose for many years. He first approached me almost 20 years ago, asking if I was interested in trading Rogerley fluorites for Spanish ones. He was unusually generous in his trades, and over the years I have acquired a number of very nice specimens from him. I know he was fighting cancer the past few years, but I saw him at the recent Munich show, and he seemed healthy and in good spirits. I will miss him!


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PostPosted: Jan 01, 2020 15:48    Post subject: Re: In Memoriam - José Ramón García left us  

Very sad news for those of us who love Fluorite from Asturias
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PostPosted: Jan 01, 2020 16:11    Post subject: Re: In Memoriam - José Ramón García left us  

Very sorry to hear about this. He was a lovely guy.
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