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Tucson 2016 - Live report day 3

Last Updated: 9th Feb 2016

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

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

Back at the HTCC for some meetings and to prepare for tonight's mindat meeting (7pm at HTCC ballroom all welcome). I will catch up with the dealers I missed here too

Rocks and Minerals magazine

Blake Barnett in his room at HTCC

Lead Slag from Tsumeb - Barnett fine minerals

Selection of Foote mine minerals - Barnett Fine Minerals

More from Foote - Barnett Fine Minerals

Chrysocollla - Barnett Fine Minerals

Now i'm stuck creatimg paperwork.

Diana from Crystal Classics. Apologies for slow reportimg today. This isn't helped by the third world internet system here - sometimes it takes 10 minutes to upload one photo!

On the way to John Veevaert's open house with Robyn Hawk

It's out in the foothills. Nice drive! But wait... This is the Crystal Classics house!

Rob Sielicki and John Veeveart

Thelma & Louise make a quick retreat after seeing me here

Peter Megaw with, amongst other things, the incredible green mexican hyalite

Illinois Fluorite - Trinity Minerals

Crystal Classics specimens

Isn Bruce. He's ill which is why he's not got a wine glass in hand.

"Hey buddy, no pictures!" Ok this is a terrible piece of junk fron Dzhezkazgan that isn't worth the modest price that Veeveart is asking for it !

World class fluorite

The view.... Ok back to HTCC

Back at HTCC

Faceted enhydro amethyst - Gem and Gold Creations

Standing next to the wifi antenna and its still glacially slow

Huge South Dakota baryte - Rock Decor

Nevada stibnite - Rock Decor specimen

Cerussite and mottramite - Rock Decor

With Dave Barthelmy preparing for the mindat meeting - starting in 30 minutes here at tge Tucson Ballroom, Hotel Tucson City Center

The empty chair

Meeting over - people still eatimg

Thank you everyone for coming.

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I like being able to zoom in. Nice feature to have when viewing the specimens.

David L. Busha
8th Feb 2016 9:09pm
Thanks for enduring the long upload times, Jolyon. The viewing pleasure on this end makes the large capture size worth your effort.

Jeff Krueger
9th Feb 2016 5:11am
Alfredo looks like he is asleep! Thanks for the great photos!

Gary Moldovany
9th Feb 2016 2:44pm

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