Friday, August 19, 2011

Tellus Mineral Symposium 2011

Saturday, August 20, 2011 the Tellus Science Museum of Cartersville, Georgia will be presenting a Fluorescent Minerals Symposium from 11 AM till 4 PM.  Learn more at their web site: or CLICK HERE to go there.  Call 770-606-5700 for more information.

Looks like a great program of speakers:

11:00 AM –
Luminescence: A phenomenon of Beauty and Illumination
Dr. John Rakovan, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, Ohio

1:00 PM – Why do Scientists study Fluorescence
Dr. Earl Verbeek, Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, New Jersey

2:00 PM – Behind the Scenes at Tellus: Building a Successful Fluorescent Mineral Display
Julian C. Gray, Tellus Science Museum, Cartersville, Georgia

3:00 PM – History of Fluorescent Mineral Collecting in South Greenland
Mark Cole, the Miner Shop, Dowelltown, Tennessee