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Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann
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PostPosted: Sep 14, 2012 22:34    Post subject: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

Well, here I am in wonderful Denver, Colorado, for another great gem and mineral show!
I was in Long Beach, California, this morning as Jim and our son, Tom, had driven to Denver after dropping me at the airport yesterday.
I got into the Merchandise Mart later in the day, but still got some fun shots before heading out to dinner with a couple that we enjoy when visiting here.

This is another Gail Spann fun show report, so hope you enjoy it!!!



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PostPosted: Sep 14, 2012 22:39    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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Mike Bergmann and the ever relaxed and calm Bryan Swoboda.
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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 06:28    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

It had been a long time that I went without sleep, so had coffee and found myself in a mood to chat..endlessly! I was catching up with everyone's stories and paying my respects as the short afternoon went on. So many people that we have met in the mineral community and so little time to visit!!!!


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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 06:35    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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Jim and I had a chance to visit with Mike Bergmann and his wife, Sally. Here is Mike showing Jim something special.
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In Mike and Sally Bergmann's booth
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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 06:42    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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Dave Waisman joins us for a chat. Here he is with Jim. Dave is a show promoter.
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Keith Williams, Jim Spann and Kevin Brown. Keith is our mineral cabinet builder and a mineral dealer. Kevin works at Arkenstone and manages much of the display and set up work. ( He is awesome! )
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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 06:48    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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We love to walk into Dan and Diana Weinrich's room and find, not only them but, Rick and Sharrie Ely. Rick and Sharrie are part of our MAD organization. ( And two wonderful friends! )
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Steve Maslansky, an Arizona collector.
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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 06:53    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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This little fellow is always with Dan and Diana, I think he is rather clever!
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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 06:57    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 07:04    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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Diana just towers over my Jim, and just about everyone else! She is a beauty. ( okay, so she was on her tippy toes )
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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 07:08    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 07:11    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

That's about it for our very short Friday portion. Having just flown in from California, and Jim picking me up at the Airport and then going straight to the show without even stopping at our hotel, it left me little time to get many photos.I got up at five a.m. this morning to finish Fridays report. But...I get to go back and see what amazing exhibits they have today!
So...on to Saturday of the show!

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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 17:05    Post 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 every Gem & Mineral Show you go to! ;)

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PostPosted: Sep 15, 2012 23:49    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

Robyn, thanks for the nice words. That would be a Chinese Pyromorphite.
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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2012 00:25    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

Saturday. Merchandise Mart, Main show.


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Rick and Sharri, want a bite?
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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2012 00:36    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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Here we are again...let the fun begin!
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PostPosted: Sep 16, 2012 00:42    Post subject: Re: Fabulous Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Sept 14, 2012 and on...Gail Spann  

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One of the many displays
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Dan was my first mineral dealer, I bought off his auctions for ages! Diana and I are close friends.
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Diana Weinrich.
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It's all about good times, minerals and camaraderie. Diana and our Son, Tom.
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