Cleveland Micromineral Symposium
Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd November 2019
|Venue||Cleveland Museum of Natural History|
1 Wade Oval Drive
|Host||Micromineral Society of Cleveland|
|Theme||Minerals from Arkansas|
The program has been released for the Cleveland Micromineral Symposium, November 1st-3rd! |
We will have giveaway tables and fun conversation!
Friday, November 1; 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mike Howard -- Quartz Crystals of Ouachita Mountains of Western Arkansas
Saturday, November 2; 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Ken Bladh -- Three mineralogical short stories
Steve Stuart -- Findings from the "Winston" Collection
Dagmar Held -- Arensberg, Eifel Region, Germany
Mike Howard -- Magnet Cove and its minerals
Sunday, November 3; 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
R. Peter Richards: Marcasite Triangles from the Alder Mine, Quebec
The fee for the entire symposium is $40 per person or $75 for a couple. This includes admission to the Museum (Planetarium shows are extra for those who would like to attend) and all activities on all three days. Meals will NOT be provided, but will be available at the museum cafe or other local venues. There is a parking garage adjacent to the museum.
For those attending just one day, fees will be: $10 for Friday, $25 for Saturday or $10 for Sunday. The fee for students is $5/day. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required. Please send remittance to Anne Cook (You may Private Message me if you would like to register and I can give her contact information).
New this Year!:
Silent Auction: You are encouraged to bring material for a silent auction to benefit the symposium. Items may be donated outright or consigned (proceeds are to be split 50/50). The auction will run for whenever set-up is complete on Saturday morning to 3:30 PM that afternoon.
Informal Photo Contest for attendees. We would like to see photos of your best micro specimens from Arkansas -- to go along with this year's theme. You may e-mail up to two digital images ahead of time to Janet Clifford or bring them on a flash drive with you. The winner will get free registration to next year's symposium. (You need to own the specimen, but another person may be the photographer).
For contact information please see, https://www.cmnh.org/mineralsymp