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Frank de Wit

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USA, Georgia, Cartersville, Tellus Northwest Georgia Science museum
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2012, 03:12:37 PM »
Tellus Northwest Georgia Science museum
http://tellusmuseum.org/
(was: William Weinman Mineral Museum http://www.weinmanmuseum.org/)

Discover how the Earth was formed billions of years ago and walk among hundreds of beautiful gems and minerals in the Weinman Mineral Gallery.
Featured exhibits include more than 50 cases with a variety of gems, gold, and some of Georgia’s most prized minerals.
Follow up a tour of this gallery with a visit to Gempanning . For an enhanced learning experience, download and print your own Gemstone Treasure Map and bring it with you to identify your finds.
Highlights
See the world in a different light in our fluorescent mineral room
Guess how many pennies can be made from a seven-foot high copper boulder.
Learn how minerals are cut and made into gems.
Explore the earth’s crust and learn about plate tectonics with our interactive exhibits
http://tellusmuseum.org/galleries-more/permanent-galleries/weinman-mineral-gallery/

Julian Gray http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,10519.0.html

100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, Georgia, USA

Also see:
https://www.facebook.com/tellusmuseum
https://www.mindat.org/museum-180.html