The Mineralogical Society of Southern California
Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30
Presented by Pete Goetz
Pasadena City College,
E-Building, Room 220
1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena
The Mineralogical Society of Southern California is dedicated to the dissemination of a general knowledge of the mineralogical and related earth sciences through the study and collecting of mineral specimens. Organized in 1931, it is the oldest mineralogical society in the western United States.
The MSSC is a scientific non-profit organization that actively supports the Pasadena City College Geology Department, its associated Dana Club,, and the Field Science Scholarship Fund. Support is also given to the San Bernardino County Museum of Natural History and Mindat.
The MSSC is affiliated with the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
About the Program:Opal in General: location, mining techniques, types of Opal, a little on how to value an Opal, and a question period. Presented by Pete Goetz
Pete graduated from California State University San Diego, (now, San Diego State University) with a Degree in Physical Geography and a minor in Geology. He has also been President of The American Opal Society for about 12 years.
Pete will bring some Opal samples along to show us.
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