27th Annual MINERALS OF ARIZONA SYMPOSIUM
Friday 5th - Sunday 7th April 2019
|Venue||Minerals of Arizona Symposium|
|Host||FLAGG MINERAL FOUNDATION|
|Theme||Minerals of Arizona|
Friday Program: Micromount session 3 to 5 PM, Tailgating session 5 to 10 PM |
Saturday, April 6 - Symposium Program:
Light Breakfast 8 AM, talks from 9 AM to 4 PM with lunch and coffee breaks, followed by a Dinner at 6 PM with a speaker and auction of donated items. Program will include:
8:00 to 9:00am Coffee Hour
9:00 to 9:15am Welcoming Remarks and Introductions – Phil Richardson and Les Presmyk
9:15 to 9:30am An Update on UofA’s Two Mineral Museums – Les Presmyk
9:30 to 10:10am Stan Keith – “Mineralogy of a Giant Graphene Deposit in West-Central AZ”
10:10 to 10:40am Break and Mineral Sales
10:40 to 11:20am Barbara Muntyan – “Arizona Prehnite”
11:20 to 12:00pm Mark Hay – “Minerals of the San Manuel Mine, Pinal County, Arizona”
12:00 to 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 to 1:40pm Anna Domitrovic – “Minerals with Stories to Tell”
1:40 to 2:20pm Dick Zimmerman – “Collecting Radioactive Minerals”
2:20 to 2:40pm Break
2:40 to 3:20pm Guenther Neumeier – “Playing in the Big Boys’ Sandbox - ASARCO’s Mission Mining Complex” by Bill Williams
3:20 to 4:00pm Bob Jones – “Color in Minerals”
4:00 to 6:00pm Visit Dealers at the Drury Inn conference room
6:00 to 9:00pm Mexican Dinner catered by Macayo’s at the Drury Inn
- Silent Auction
- Erik Melchiorre – “Morenci Mineral Mayhem: Where Exactly is Morenci and Why Does It Have So Many Names?”
Sunday Program: 9 AM to 11 AM, Portable XRF for analyzing gold and other minerals for their chemistry, trading or selling by individuals.
Dealers: Friday evening 5 PM to 10 PM there will be a mineral sale with dealers selling from 2nd floor rooms & a meeting room (8) 6’ dealer tables. Dealers may also sell on Saturday and Sunday during free time.
• The registration fee ($45) includes: Saturday light breakfast, coffee breaks, Saturday lunch, and Symposium Proceedings.
• The Dinner (Mexican Buffet) on Saturday night is an additional $20.
Location: Drury Inn - Chandler
1205 S. Price Road (Junction of 101 and 202 in Chandler).
Drury rooms include breakfast, happy hour and snacks. For room reservations call (866) 238-4218. Reference Code (2367651).
If you want a selling table, you need to reserve a room by contacting Les Presmyk at Presmyk@cox.net or (602) 370-0639. For non-dealers contact the hotel directly at phone number above.
Directions: From Tucson go east on 202 and then off onto Pecos Road at 101. From the North and East, take 101 South to Chandler Blvd and take the access road to Pecos Road.
For further information: flaggmineralfoundation.org
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