Fellow geo-bloggers - if you're in town for the Tucson Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Showcase, give me a yell. We're going to try to pull together a dinner or brewpub gathering (or two) during the next two weeks. It looks like all the usual suspects are arriving along with some new faces.
The town has been packed with trucks unloading untold thousands of tons of specimens and most of the shows are now officially open. The parking lot behind the AZGS building has been busy all day as we are central to a dozen shows both gigantic and boutique.
Landslides from the Nepal earthquake yesterday
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