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Nature's Treasures 3 - London, 12th December

Last Updated: 6th Nov 2010

By Jolyon & Katya Ralph

Nature's Treasures 3





The third annual "Natures's Treasures" event is being held at the Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum, London, on Sunday, 12th December 2010 at 10.00 am.

Registration costs £20 per person, £10 for those under sixteen years of age. For Rockwatch delegates, including parents, the cost £10 each. Members of Rockwatch should go to Rockwatch events page in order to avail of the special Rockwatch rate for attendance.

Following on the success of Nature's Treasures 1 and 2 (see report with pictures and copies of the presentations, here, for the first one and here, for the second one), this is another one-day meeting, co-organized by Gem-A (the Gemmological Association of Great Britain), the Russell Society, the Mineralogical Society, and this year for the first time, Rockwatch, in association with the Natural History Museum, London.

The aim is to provide a day of short talks which will appeal to anyone with an interest in minerals and gems, including members of all four organizations. Students from schools and universities are welcomed and members of Rockwatch, in particular, are encouraged to participate.

The day will commence with coffee + registration at 10.00 am followed by the first talk at 10.30 am. Lunch will be followed by some displays with more talks in the afternoon.

Provisional list of speakers

Morning session: Analysis and Identification
Fred Mosselmans: Illuminating the sciences: the Diamond Light Source
Pete Treloar: Non-destructive techniques in the analysis of minerals and gems
Terry Williams: Micro-Computed Tomography (micro-CT) applied to mineralogical samples
Doug Garrod: And you thought it was natural!

Afternoon session: General
Ron Callender: Scotland's gold
Maggie Campbell Pedersen: Gems from life
Caroline Smith: Meteorites:
William Burgess: Nature's Treachery: Arsenic in the Bengal basin

The event will also include the opportunity to talk to the speakers and others about careers in the geosciences and gemmology, and to view the several displays planned for the day, including The Virtual Microscope (Andy Tindle), real microscopes (Leica), Mineral dealers (including Richard Tayler) and others.

Further details, including booking information here




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