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Mineral Monday

Multipurpose Room

Is it quartz or quartzite?  What is the difference between a rock and a mineral?  Or between a gem and mineral?  Just how old is that fossil?  Find out from the experts what minerals, rocks, or fossils are hiding in your collection.

This FREE event is your chance to talk with the experts and find out what hidden “gems” you have found.

Help us kick off each Mineral Monday with a short talk by our own expert staff at 3pm. 

June 26th- Fossil or Pseudo-Fossil- Learn how to tell the difference between fossils and rocks with Naturalist Center Manager Mike Sanchez.

July 24th- Meteorite vs. Meteor-wrong- Learn how to tell  if your specimen is from out of this world with Geologist Jayne Aubele.

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