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Tucson 2022. We missed you.
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2022 09:50    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

What a beautiful Pyromorphite from the San Francisco mine! I don't recall ever seeing one like this. Nice piece and thanks for sharing.
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2022 14:09    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

I love the Spanish ones

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What a beautiful Pyromorphite from the San Francisco mine! I don't recall ever seeing one like this. Nice piece and thanks for sharing.
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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2022 22:41    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

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Hey there. We are stuck in Dallas with a huge ice storm and travel is impossible. Waiting for things to melt and dry up...

Cheers and stay safe!


Thanks Jordi. We finally left mid day on Saturday and ran through slush and saw lots of wrecked vehicles. It was a tough few days of icy roads. We drove for 15 hours and arrived in Tucson at mountain time 12:30 am. We unpacked and managed to get to bed at 3:00 am!

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2022 22:47    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

Starting the day ( Sunday ) with the fun of breakfast.


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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2022 22:51    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

We were putting a display in the new venue, the Fine Mineral Gallery. Jim and I were excited.


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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2022 22:54    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

We had to put the display in from the back. This is hard.


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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2022 23:40    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

We are drinking lots of water! It’s a desert and dries your mouth quickly.


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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2022 08:24    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

Trying to update during free moments.


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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2022 08:29    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

We finally finished set up and met up with friends for dinner.


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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2022 08:34    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

Now on to Monday. Westward Look.


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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2022 08:42    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

Last day of the Westward Look show.


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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2022 08:49    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

Continued


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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2022 23:19    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

We so enjoyed looking at everything. The whole of Tucson is down on attendance. So many couldn’t make it.

Went into Wendell minerals next. Jim was in our room on a conference call.



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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2022 23:24    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

Wendell minerals


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PostPosted: Feb 09, 2022 23:47    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

And…


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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2022 07:26    Post subject: Re: Tucson 2022. We missed you.  

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