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Frank de Wit

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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2016, 05:13:47 pm »
Friends of Mineralogy Midwest Chapter Annual Mineralogical Symposium
http://www.indiana.edu/~minerals/events.html
http://www.fommidwest.org/event/5th-annual-mineralogical-symposium/
Organized by the FOM MW http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,10468.0.html

11 march 2017

Karl E. Limper Geology Museum - Miami University
Shideler Hall, Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA
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Frank de Wit

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Oxford (OH)
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2015, 04:44:26 pm »
Friends of Mineralogy Midwest Chapter Annual Mineralogical Symposium
http://www.indiana.edu/~minerals/events.html
http://www.indiana.edu/~minerals/MidwestFluoriteSymposium.pdf
Organized by the FOM MW http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,10468.0.html

12 march 2016
14 march 2015

Miami University
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Also see:
http://www.mindat.org/mesg-62-345558.html



2016
http://www.indiana.edu/~minerals/MidwestFluoriteSymposium.pdf
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

2015
http://www.indiana.edu/~minerals/NativeMetalsSymposium.pdf
DETAILED AGENDA:
10:30-11:00 FM Midwest Chapter Meeting (open to all)
11:00-12:00 “The Many Facets of Copper Crystals” – John Jaszczak, PhD, Professor of Physics & Adjunct Curator at the
A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-1:30 “Magnificent Gold Crystals from Venezuela” – John Rakovan, PhD, Professor of Mineralogy/Geochemistry &
Graduate Director, Dept of Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH
1:30-2:00 “The Use of Scanning Electron Microscopy in Native Metal Analysis” - Sean Kelly, Graduate Student, Dept of
Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2:00-2:30 “Native Metal Investigations using Electron Microscopy” - Michelle Burke, Graduate Student, Dept of
Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-3:15 “Morphological Evidence of Authigenic Gold Deposition in Lateritic Placer Deposits from the Guyana Shield in
Venezuela” - Josh Silver, Graduate Student, Dept of Geology and Environmental Earth Science, Miami
University, Oxford, OH
3:15-3:45 “Prospecting for PGMs in Northern California” – Clyde Spencer, MS, President of Friends of Mineralogy
Midwest Chapter
3:45-4:00 Wrap-Up of Session