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Maggie Wilson April 27, 2012 12:59PM
Clever way to take the photo of this specimen, Peter!
Timothy Greenland April 27, 2012 02:32PM
There is, or used to be, a big chunk in the British Museum of Natural History, sitting on its label like that. My first reaction as a mineralogical beginner was : "Oh No!! They've written on the specimen!"... You live and learn.


Rock Currier April 27, 2012 07:18PM
Maggie, could you specify the image number you are talking about?

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
Maggie Wilson April 27, 2012 08:16PM
Sure, Rock - it's 60185 - this thread is one of those fancy "talk pages" that you can launch from the photo page itself - and readers of the thread can access the photo by clicking on the heading at the top of this page "Ulexite - Boron, Kramer District, Kern Co., California, USA"

But to make it easier, here's the photo

Rock Currier April 27, 2012 09:20PM
Maggie, thanks.
Some readers can do that, but apparently the version of Chrome browser that I am using will not permit it. I showed Jolyon that at Tucson on my lap top and he was surprised, but just shrugged his shoulders. Same on my computers at home and at work.

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
Maggie Wilson April 27, 2012 09:24PM
ah, good to know. In future, if I start any talk pages, I will not assume that the feature is fully functional across all platforms!
David Von Bargen April 27, 2012 11:56PM
I updated the tabbed template to show the photo. Will be porting it soon to the regular messageboard template.
Rock Currier April 28, 2012 12:45AM
That would be nice if it fixes the problem.

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.
David Von Bargen April 28, 2012 03:59PM
Updated regular template.
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