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Department of Mineral Sciences

Izalco Volcano
Department of Mineral Sciences
Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012, MRC 119
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Phone: (202) 633-1860
Fax: (202) 357-2476

Department Chair: Tim McCoy.
Office Administrator: Ellen Thurnau.

Staff Members: To contact an individual please visit our staff page to access that staff member's page.

For questions regarding gems, contact Russell Feather.

For questions regarding meteorites, contact Linda Welzenbach.

For questions regarding minerals, contact Paul Pohwat.

For questions regarding rocks, contact Leslie Hale.

For questions regarding volcanoes, contact Ed Venzke.

Facilities:

  • X-Ray Diffraction Lab - (202) 633-2476
  • Electron Microprobe Lab - (202) 633-1845
  • Thin Section Lab - (202) 633-1795
  • Scanning Electron Microscope Lab - (202) 633-1857

For questions regarding the Department of Mineral Sciences website, contact Adam Mansur.

General Inquires: For all other inquiries contact Phyllis McKenzie.

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