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Tucson 2018 - Saturday, February 3rd

Last Updated: 4th Feb 2018

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

This is a LIVE report, keep this page loaded for live updates - new images will appear as they are added.






it’s February for sure.



Quick stop at the JG&M Show



Vlad and Mila Klipov of R&D Xtals with their amazing lab grown quartz



Reichenstein twin growth



Cuboctahedral NaCl crystals from Vlad.



Synthetic Quartz



Aqua can be made more interesting with the appliance of science. Faisan Gems Mine



At the AGTA Show.



Gem-A booth with Alan Hodgkinson on the left.



Alberto Scarani demonstrating the Gemmoraman 532 desktop Raman system.



Luciano Barbosa from Brazil at the GJX Show. She always has the most unusual cut gems.



Some examples.



Prehnite cut gems - Coast to Coast



Rare cut stones - Coast to Coast



Back to the Westward Look for the display of Mexican minerals from the collection of Peter Megaw.



Blue minerals.



Legrandite



One of the two cabinets.



Acanthite from Fresnillo



Aragonite after snake skeleton



A crystal of stibiconite that can’t quite decide which way to grow. From Mina San Jose, San Luis Potosí



Aguilarite, Mina Sirena, Guanajuato.



Cuprotungstite, Mina San Lorenzo, Sonora.



Volborthite and azurite, Mina Millpillas.



Now back to the show, visiting Pala International - Cobaltite from Tunaberg, Sweden



Will Larson has this spinel twin fluorite from Namibia - new find.



Paradamite and smithsonite from Ojuela - Unique Minerals



Cumengite, Amelia Mine, Mexico. Unique Minerals.



New legrandites - Unique Minerals



"Anderson twin" calcite, Irving Materials Quarry, Indiana. Ex. Shirley Fiske Collection. Unique Minerals.



Amazonite and Smoky Quartz - Icon pocket, second largest specimen found 2012 finished preparation 2018 - Pinnacle 5 Minerals



Ettringite, N'Chwaning, South Africa. Pinnacle 5 Minerals.



Japan law Quartz from Nepal - Kristalli specimens



Around 10cm tall



Chalcocite, 99 Level, Flambeau Mine, Wisconsin. Dave Bunk Minerals.



Lead and pyrochroite - Langban, Sweden



Copper, Phoenix Mine, Michigan. Fine Minerals International.



Rosasite ps. azurite, Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. Fine Minerals International.



Copper from Phoenix Mine Michigan - Fine Minerals International



Malachite from Shilu Mine, China - Fine Minerals International.



Legrandite from Ojuela, Mexico - Kristalle specimen



New Carrollites from DRC - Christophe Gobin



Djurleite and chalcocite intergrowths from a find last year, Ait Ahmane, Bou Azerbaijan, Morocco. Christophe Gobin



Decoding the chocolate key. Stonetrust.



New find of beryl var. vorobyevite!!! Doe Dorah Mine, Afghanistan. Stonetrust



Elbaite var. rubellite , Momeik Township, Myanmar. Stonetrust



Latest edition of Fleischer is now out. From Mineralogical Record



Massive tourmaline from the Jonas Mine, Brazil



Värynenite from Shengus, Pakistan - Armin Schöler



Fluorite Xiayang China, Well Arranged Minerals



Interesting new find of euclase, NE Zimbabwe. Crystal Universe.



We are back at the HTCC, apparently it has been renamed.



Aragonite - John Cornish specimen





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Comments

That shelf of silver minerals is VERY impressive!

Kevin Conroy
3rd Feb 2018 8:49pm

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