“Friends of Mineralogy of New Jersey is the NJ Chapter of the national Friends of Mineralogy organization whose objective is to promote, support, protect, and expand the collecting of mineral specimens, while furthering the recognition of the scientific, economic, and aesthetic value of minerals and mineral collecting.”
Hours: Sat 10:00-6:00 Sun 10:00-4:00
Professor Steve Okulewicz from Hofstra University on Long Island, New York will do a presentation on the Origins of Gemstones in Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks. He will review the conditions under which these minerals/gemstones form, especially those that occur in igneous pegmatite rocks. Professor Okulewicz has taught courses at Hofstra University in geology, geochemistry, and gemology. He is also the current President of the Staten Island Geological Society.
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