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Birthstone Geology

Monday, 3/4 - 4/1 (5 sessions) 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

  • Kennard African American Cultural Heritage Center

Course Description

This course will review key physical and optical properties of gem minerals currently marketed commercially as “birthstones.” It will summarize the geologic origin, point out important domestic and foreign occurrences, describe mining methodologies as practiced today and perhaps even share directions to collecting sites in the United States and beyond. Instructor: Galt Siegrist

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