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Tucson 2016 - Live report final day TGMS show

Last Updated: 17th Feb 2016

By Jolyon Ralph

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



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This is the final day of the main show and I'll be running around taking photos now after the stress yesterday of preparing forvour auction. We raised well over $5000, I will post a full report on this including the names of all donors during the next few days.

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This specimen from the Rock Currier collection won the Romero trophy last night

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Exclusive photo of the award last night from behind the scenes.

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Fersman Mineralogical Museum display - Fifteen shades of blue

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Royal Ontario Museum exhibit

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National Museums Scotland - The mystery of the blue hole

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Part 1

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Part 2

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Part 3

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Part 4

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Scottish agates

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Minerals at Kristalle, one of many cabinets

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Bisbeeborn minerals

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Bisbee cuprite - bisbeeborn minerals

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Copper and chalcotrichite in calcite - bisbeeborn minerals

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Cornerstone minerals

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Colombian quartz - Cornerstone Minerals

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Tucson can be a lonely place. Bryan Swoboda

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Attard minerals

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I was told I should put myself in the report. So here I am with some british minerals behind me.

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British minerals from the Wayne and Dona Leicht collection

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Incredible mimetite/plumbogummite

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Bournonite

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Azurite discs - Dehne and Maureen McLaughlin

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New Italian magazine - and the editor in chief Nicola Cosanni

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Shipwreck gold - Collector's Edge

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Collector's Edge cabinets

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The actual Romero trophy.

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Wendel Minerals

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Minatures - Unique minerals

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The 'Darth Vader' goethite - The Arkenstone specimen

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Display of lab grown quartz

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Display for American Mineralogist magazine. Don't forget we have free copies to give out upstairs

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Two halves of the same specimen.

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Alaska gold - Collector's Edge

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Brazillian tourmaline - Collector's Edge

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Fluorescent mineral display

William Johnson gem crystal collection

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Gold in quartz - Western Australia- Collector's Edge

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Poppyseed jasper carving by Harold and Erica Van Pelt

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Shattuckite fron Tantara, DRC - Valere Belage specimen

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Everyone taking last minute photos before the show closes - in 3 minutes time.

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And takedown begins

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Takedown - the long job of packing everything up and going home

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The empty show. See you all at the next show!





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