Nickolai B. Kuznetsov and Alexander O. Agafonoff from Russia prepare their gem-and-mineral exhibit at the Best Western Executive Inn in Tucson. For 60 years, the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase has attracted finds from around the globe. Take a look at some of the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen coverage in a Throwback Thursday gallery on StarNet at azstarnet.com/retrotucson

Linda Seeger / Arizona Daily Star 1993

For 60 years, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show has attracted rock hounds from around the globe. Take a look at some of the Daily Star and Tucson Citizen coverage in a Throwback Thursday gallery on StarNet at azstarnet.com/retrotucson.