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PostPosted: Jan 26, 2010 15:45    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010  

Barcelona 01/26/2010

Totally overwhelmed by the magnitude of the move that Tucson Show represents to me, I open this thread with an image of my suitcases, ready to follow me tomorrow, and one of the novelties of this year: nice Chinese Adamite (apparently copper rich) with maybe another related mineral. They are being analyzed at this time, when I have the final results of the analysis I will publish it here.

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PostPosted: Jan 26, 2010 16:17    Post subject: Re: Tucson Show 2010  

Safe and happy travels to you, Jordi! I'll look forward to seeing you at the Inn Suites (aka Hotel Tucson City Center) and at Casa Vicente.
P.S., your photo of the cuprian adamite looks like a view of the canyon cliffs in some Martian plateau, hosting some huge, bright green alien growth, perhaps inorganic or perhaps some new life form.
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PostPosted: Jan 29, 2010 00:36    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 1  

Tucson 01/28/2010

Just arrived, I had the chance to take an overview at the whole shows and, as far as I know, one of the few novelties is a new locality in Bolivia for Phosphophyllites.

Although not totally new, because Alfredo Petrov on the past Tucson 2009, brought few new Phosphophyllites from an obscure new deposit in Bolivia, this year Alfredo, Luis Miguel Fernández and few others dealers with minor stuff, have this new Phosphophyllites, as well as Bryan Kosnar-Rob Lavinsky (or at least they had, they are not exhibiting yet)

Alfredo Petrov was the first dealer displaying this material and kindly he has written this fine descriptive text:

"The new phosphophyllite find in Bolivia, first discovered near the end of 2008, produces steeply pointed crystals, almost acicular, mostly "swallowtail" twins. But unfortunately they never reach the quality of the old classic material from Cerro Rico, being a paler green colour, with little luster and no transparency. At least 250 specimens were dug by various miners during the course of 2009, and probably there will still be more coming in 2010.
The locality is in the Colavi-Machacamarca mining district, about 60 km NE from Cerro Rico, city of Potosi (Bolivia's more famous phosphophyllite locality). Geologically, the two occurrences are completely unrelated, with the classic Cerro Rico specimens coming from hydrothermal sulphide veins in an altered volcanic stock, whereas the new find is hosted in a brecciated red mudstone! Readers will note the similarity to the matrix of the Tomokoni mine vivianite specimens that were produced in 2005-2007. Determining the exact mine of origin within the Machacamarca mining district is still difficult, as the local sellers are secretive about it. At first I was told "Torotoro", a town located a few hundred kilometers north of the real locality; later another miner claimed they were from the Infiernillos mine. The latest locality name incarnation is the Taja Lapis adit of the Wayllani mine. Take your pick.
Considering that phosphophyllite is not a common mineral anywhere in the world, it seems unfair that Nature put two unrelated phosphophyllite localities only 60 km apart in Bolivia!"

As soon as we can we will publish photos of them.

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PostPosted: Jan 29, 2010 11:34    Post subject: Re: Tucson Show 2010 - 1  

Have a great time down there, Jordi!
I just looked at the Univ. of Ariz. webcam, it looks like a great sunny day in Tucson with a few scattered clouds. Anyone who wants to check it and see what the weather's like in Tucson (hope there aren't too many more torrential rainstorm systems during the show) take a look at
https://www.cs.arizona.edu/camera/

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Just arrived, I had the chance to take an overview at the whole shows and, as far as I know, one of the few novelties is a new locality in Bolivia for Phosphophyllites.
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PostPosted: Jan 30, 2010 08:21    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 2  

Tucson 01/29/2010

Some images and comments from yesterday and today

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Yesterday was a rainy and cold day in Tucson. A lot of pools as this one, in the parking of the Hotel Quality Inn
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PostPosted: Jan 31, 2010 08:41    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 3  

Tucson 01/30/2010

Today the Show officially started. A lot of visitors (parking lots full) and some dealers doing really well and others so,so, as always...;-)

As far as I know not major novelties appear, so the more noticiable event was the major display of worldclass Milpillas material offered in a tent outside the entry of the InnSuites by the Mexican Jesús Valenzuela, as well as the continuation of the sell of the Ernie Schlichter's collection, that already started in Springfield Show. Don & Gloria Olson are dealing with it in his room #122 in the InnSuites. Ernie Schlichter had a marvelous personality, I miss him a lot ( https://www.minrec.org/labels.asp?colid=799 ), luckily his collection is now available for all collectors through Don and Gloria. I'm sure if Ernie could see us, would be happy seeing people appreciate so much the minerals of his collection.

PS: The artifacts and books of Ernie are offered by Rock of Ages in his rooms 318-319 InnSuites (aka Hotel Tucson City Center)

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PostPosted: Feb 01, 2010 08:02    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 4  

Tucson 01/31/2010

Here the minerals permeate everything. In a private home can be found Bob Downs (University of Arizona) playing with his kids to choose the best specimens among those offered.

Like childrens!...;-)

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PostPosted: Feb 02, 2010 07:50    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 5  

Tucson 02/01/2010

Forgive me but as tomorrow Tuesday we will open the room, today I was locked all day preparing everything and except for a small moment when the light fall down in the room due the coffee-making machine and outside I met several people, including our two FMF moderators John S. White and Peter Megaw, the rest of the time I was completely isolated, so until tomorrow I can't explain anything else. Sorry...;-)

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PostPosted: Feb 03, 2010 07:56    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 6  

Tucson 02/02/2010

With the room already opened, I will have more time and chances (if my Internet connection permit it) to offer more complete chronicles.

We already have photos of the new Phosphophyllites and also images of something really special that John Cesar (2010 chairman for the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show™) share with us yesterday, a fabulous Wulfenite from Old Yuma Mine from his collection. We still need some time more to prepare it, please stay tuned.

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PostPosted: Feb 04, 2010 11:54    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 7  

Tucson 02/03/2010

Tucson's Illness! My laptop died yesterday, so I'm working in very bad conditions, with a laptop given by friends (thanks Texaco!) and in my poor conditions I can't do much more today than publish the two promised photos. Hopefully I can fix it soon...

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John Cesar owns this unbelievable specimen. Is from Old Yuma Mine, its size is 8.8 tall 4.4 wide and 3 cm. thick.
John had the privilege to collected it himself in a place of the mine named 'The Glory Hall' in October 1968.
Just a dream, hopefully the photo shows more or less its real beauty...
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One of the new Phosphophyllites from some place, probably in Machacamarca, Bolivia. Size 3 x 2 cm.
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PostPosted: Feb 05, 2010 20:52    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 8  

Tucson 02/04/2010

I'm still fixing things in my given computer, but I assume that tomorrow I will be ready again. Then I will have some good photos and comments and also Gail will have published many pictures in her thread, so we will get a lot of fun. Please be patient ...

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Renato Pagano, an Italian felllow of FMF as well as a gentleman and a very knowledgable expert in minerals.
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PostPosted: Feb 06, 2010 09:52    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 9  

Tucson 02/05/2010

John White is here, Gail and Jim Spann arrived, Gail already started her downloading of photos in her thread -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=9489#9489 , and a lot of visitors are already here, looking in the InnSuites and other Hotels, in the Westward Look (that will finish in Monday 8th) and then the Main Show -> https://www.tgms.org/2010show.htm .

A lot of things to do in this mineralogical fest!

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PostPosted: Feb 07, 2010 08:18    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 10  

Tucson 02/05/2010

Will Larson, the son of Bill Larson is building currently a very interesting collection of one of the most unknown countries in terms of mineralogy: Japan.
Although the Japanese collectors are numerous and Japanese dealers attend frequently the Shows, the mineralogy of this country remains ignored for many occidental collectors.

I'm a little bit familiar with Japanese minerals due the good relationship that Folch's collection maintained with this country, so I was delighted to see the exhibit of Will Larson in the Westward Look (just for one day, Friday)

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So good (and unusual) Pyromorphite!
From Kisaenmon Mine, Akita Prefecture
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Choice Chalcopyrite from the classic locality of Arakawa Mine, Ugo.
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Will Larson exhibited not only specimens from Japan, but also some fine worldwide specimens as this cute Elbaite (Rubellite) in Quartz from the Jonas Mine, Brazil
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PostPosted: Feb 08, 2010 08:36    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 11  

Tucson 02/05/2010

Now is the time of the social life. For many people attending this Show that is the real target, outside minerals. Them are many different Shows inside Tucson Show, one of them is the one of the people attending this yearly social party to meet old friends and find new ones.

By the way, a friendly reminder of the FMF's party that it will runs tomorrow Tuesday, between 6 and 7, in Casa Vicente -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=8895#8895

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The great (in all senses ;-) Rock Currier -> http://www.minrec.org/labels.asp?colid=768
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PostPosted: Feb 09, 2010 08:13    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 12  

Tucson 02/07/2010

Finally few serious novelties appear!: excelent new Atacamites from Tonglüshan excavation site, Edong, Daye County, Huangshi, Hubei, China and fabulous Andradites (variety Topazolite, not the variety Demantoid) from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Diana, Madagascar. We will publish photos of them as soon as we can.

Today I publish some images of the other Hotels that co-exist with the main venues here.

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Along the Tucson's highway them are several Hotels full of dealers and Rocks.
Howard Johnson, The Pueblo Gem and Mineral Show, Days Inn, La Quinta Inn....thousand dealers and millions rocks.
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Intensity in the search of these two mineral hunters between all these objects...
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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2010 00:58    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 13  

Tucson 02/08/2010

Today we had the FMF's party -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=8895#8895 and in consequence I had not too much time. Here is the promised photo of the Chinese Atacamita. Tomorrow I will publish the images of some of the fabulous new Topazolites from Madagascar.

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Is not nice? Thicker crystals than the chilean ones and much better luster than the Atacamites with thick crystals from Australia.
It is from Tonglüshan excavation site, Edong, Daye County, Huangshi, Hubei, China. I saw only one great piece and just several more (much worst), but is promising.
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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2010 09:53    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 14  

Tucson 02/10/2010

Today is the set up of the Main Show for dealers, yesterday was the set up of the exhibition displays and tomorrow the Show will start officially, so now is the time of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show™, the first of all shows as well as the germen of this tremendous Tucson Show!

For more infos, please read this thread -> https://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?t=671

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PostPosted: Feb 10, 2010 11:10    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 15  

Tucson 02/10/2010

The new fabulous Andradites (variet Topazolites from Madagascar). World class, not doubts about it!

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Andradite (variety Topazolite)
Specimen size: 4 x 2 x 1.8 cm.
Main crystal size: 2 x 1.7 cm.
Antetezambato, Ambanja, Diana, Madagascar.
As many people use here in Tucson, the specimen speaks by itself.
Photo: Jordi Deusedes - Fabre Minerals
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Andradite (variety Topazolite)
Specimen size: 6.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal size: 1.5 x 1.3 cm.
Antetezambato, Ambanja, Diana, Madagascar.
As many people use here in Tucson, the specimen speaks by itself.
Specimen: Smithsonian Institution
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PostPosted: Feb 11, 2010 08:28    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 16  

Tucson 02/11/2010

The start of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show™ (Main Show)

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PostPosted: Feb 12, 2010 00:46    Post subject: Tucson Show 2010 - 17  

Tucson 02/11/2010

Now events are accelerated. I will fly back to Spain the Saturday and I have only tonight and tomorrow to close all things and prepare my depart. It means that I should put aside for a while these posts, until the final conclusions that I will write when I'll be in Barcelona.

On the meantime today I will download some photos we did in the Main Show, and tomorrow I will download some photos of my favorite specimens from the displays. I have many more of these favorites, but tomorrow I can publish just a few, so the rest will be published in a few days, together with my final conclusions.

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This year the comittee has created an area close the end of the main hall of the show, with seats and tables where people can get a break. At the start, people seems don't be conscient of this new feature. I'm sure they will discover it soon...
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Two nice Show cases at the entry of the Arena
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The second Show Case
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And nice contents inside
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Gail Spann stopped by a cop for posting too many messages in Forums.
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Keith Proctor and Mauna Proctor preparing his and Scott Rudolph Show Cases
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Working together
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This a Record Guinness!, I catch Isaias not smiling. No one did that before!...;-)
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Gene Schlepp, a gentleman. The Tucson Show's old style
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Charlie Sahlman (Lexcel Minerals) very happy in his booth with the harem of ladies he employed.
It seems very happy. He should be....;-)
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John Cesar, the Chairman of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show™, doing social life
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