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Mindat Home Page: Steve Hardinger and Dragon Minerals
Registered member since 6th Dec 2006
Steve Hardinger has uploaded:
2922 Mineral Photos
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I starting collecting minerals in 1976, in eastern Pennsylvania. The
French Creek Mines
, an apartment complex since 1989, was my first serious collecting experience. It remains one of my favorite localities and a focus of my personal collection.
I also collect
associated with other minerals, and pegmatite minerals (especially from southern California). If you have material available, please send me a message.
is my modest effort to sell affordable specimens. Please visit if you can.
When avoiding the mineral world, I am a lecturer in organic chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where I teach the subject to (probably) more aspiring physicians (i.e., pre-meds) than anybody else in the United States (and possibly the world).