Tucson Mineral Lectures 2014Last Updated: 5th Jan 2014
By Jolyon & Katya Ralph
Tucson Mineral Lectures 2014
Mindat.org is very happy to be supporting this year's Tucson Mineral Lectures at the International Fine Mineral Building of the Pueblo Gem and Mineral Show.
350 South Freeway Road, Tucson, Arizona, 85745.
All events start at 7pm with reception following:
STANLEY KEITH / Magmachem Exploration - "New Ideas on the Origin of Oil: A Herkimer Diamond Case History from New York"
JOLYON RALPH / Founder of mindat.org - "Mindat and its uses"
JEFF SWANGER / Owner and Operator of the Oceanview Mine - "Recent Workings at Chief Mountain"
Dr. DAVID LONDON / Author of the book "Pegmatites" and Professor at the School of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Oklahoma - "A Collectors Guide to Pegmatites and Their Minerals"
FEDERICO BARLOCHER / International Videographer from Milan and a prominent dealer of high quality unheated Burmese gems - "Mogok Myanmar (Burma): A secret overview of the most famous mining area for colored stones in the history of gems"
Dr. FEDERICO PEZZOTTA, PhD / Petrologist, Mineralogy Museum Curator, Museo Di Storia Naturale, Milan, Italy - "Color Zoning in Multicolored Gem Tourmaline"
GAIL COPUS SPANN / Renowned collector of fine minerals - "The Continuing Perspectives of a Woman Collector"
Followed by a 20th Anniversary Celebration in honor of Michael Leybov and Ludmila Cheshko of the Mineralogical Almanac - Reception and Presentation.
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