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Posted by Jolyon  
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January 15, 2006 11:13PM
How about a "Mindat Caption Competitions - Best Of" feature?
I know I'm being frivilous, but all the best publications have a frivolous page of some sort don't they?!
Competitions: Spot the Difference, Crossword, Sudoku... How about a resident cartoonist?
Any idea what Jim Davis or Gary Larsson are doing these days?

OK, I'll get my coat!


Re: Article Suggestions
January 26, 2006 04:50AM
Hi Gail,

I would love to more about your article. It sounds like just the thing we need. Have you publishe dit yet?

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May 05, 2006 08:53AM
If this is going to be an ongoing effort, I found myself being very attracted to having regular articles from various museums, small and/or large, national or regional,from around the world ie: invite a focus from one museum each issue. Let the curator go wild and give us a virtual view of their stuff.

What a way to get international exposure for distant or even local museum collections, that might otherwise not even be known or whose specimens aren't able to be well exposed, since most museums have limitations on displaying due to financial constraints [I have heard that very few have more than a few percents of their entire collections available for viewing].

The idea of the mineral of the month, normally would turn me off, but if this dimension was added to a museum section, then invites could be given to museums everywhere to show , for example, their best or most unique Erythrite or Pyrite or whatever, that month. Then we would have a window into the best of the best in specific minerals each and every month..

Does this appeal to anyone?
Re: Article Suggestions
May 05, 2006 10:35AM
Hi, Jolyon

Antartica Minerals sounds good.
How about an article about famous people (politicains, moviestars, popstars,
sportsmen, etc, etc,) who also are mineral collectors.

Greetings from the Netherlands.
Leon Hupperichs
Re: Article Suggestions
July 01, 2006 03:35PM
text on fluorescence done and sent!
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