Visit to the Natural History Museum of LA CountyLast Updated: 1st Aug 2019
By Jolyon Ralph
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They have several displays dedicated to major donors to the collection. Here is a case dedicated to Ben Frankenberg.
These specimens from David Eidhal, who died at only 26, won the McDole and Lidstrom trophies in Tucson 1980.
Just for Steve, the Golden Bear, 1.04oz mass found in 1871 in Yankee Jim, Placer co. Mounted on a slab of Californian serpentine, it's the centerpiece of the emblem of the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
Had to come back to the incredible David Eidahl collection. Here are two butterfly twin calcites interpenetrant!
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