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4th Annual Friends of Mineralogy Symposium – “Midwest Fluorite”

March 12, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Detailed Agenda:

9:30‐10:00    FM Midwest Chapter Meeting (open to all)
10:00‐11:00 Fluorite – Arvid Pasto
11:00‐12:00 Midwest Fluorite – Jeff Scovil
12:00‐1:00    Lunch Break and Viewing Time for Specimens
1:00‐1:30      Fluorite in Mississippi Valley Type Deposits – John Rakovan
1:30‐2:00      The Significance of Ultramafic Rocks Underlying the Illinois‐Kentucky Fluorspar District – Brett Denny
2:00‐2:30      Investigating the Nature of the Primary Ore Forming Fluids in the Illinois‐Kentucky District – Stuart Kenderes
2:30‐2:45      Break
2:45‐3:15      Findlay Arch Fluorites – John Medici
3:15‐3:45      The Many Faces of Midwest Fluorites – Nelson Shaffer
3:45‐4:15      Crystallography of Fluorite – Pete Richards
4:15‐4:30      Break
4:30‐5:00      Fluorite Deposits of Kentucky – Alan Goldstein
5:00‐5:30      Selecting Fluorite Specimens & Building a Fluorite Collection: A Mineral Collector’s Perspective – Jim Gebel
5:30‐6:30      Tour of Facility and Viewing Time for Specimens

DIRECTIONS and PARKING:

The Limper Geology Museum is located on the Miami University campus in the basement of
Shideler Hall.  Shideler Hall is located west of the intersection of US Highway 27 and State Route 73.  Parking on Saturday
is free in the lot across from Shideler Hall (Cook Field Parking Lot on corner of 27 and 73).

Details

Date:
March 12, 2016
Time:
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Randy Marsh, PHD
Phone:
513-515-7890

Venue

Shideler Hall (Miami University)
Shideler Hall, Oxford, OH 45056 United States
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Phone:
(513) 529-3220
Website:
http://www.cas.miamioh.edu/glg/museum/