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Department of Mineral Sciences

Izalco Volcano

News & Updates

Oct 16 2015

Spring and summer newsletters posted.

Sep 2 2015

Follow Liz Cottrell during her research expedition to the Aleutians at @LizAleutians!

Feb 3 2015

Fall newsletter posted. Updated Microbeam Reference Standards datasheets.

Nov 25 2014

Watch videos of talks given by Mineral Sciences researchers as part of NMNH's Six Minute Science series.

Oct 20 2014

Summer newsletter posted.

May 20 2014

Spring newsletter posted.

Department news »

Hope Diamond
Hope Diamond
This Dynamic Planet Map
This Dynamic Planet Map
Global Volcanism Program - Photo by Norm Banks, USGS
Global Volcanism Program
Gem Gallery
Gem Gallery with New Acquisitions
The Dynamic Earth
The Dynamic Earth
Antarctic Meteorite Program
Antarctic Meteorite Program

Links for Researchers   Mineral Sciences at NMNH

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» Fellowship Opportunities

» Microbeam Reference Standards

» Request Samples

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» Geoscience data resources


Upcoming Mineral Sciences Seminars
Nov 18   Origin of the Early Post-Caldera Obsidians of Long Valley Caldera, CA: Evidence for an Abrupt Transition in the Mantle-Derived Source   Laura Waters
Smithsonian Institution
Nov 25   2015 Expedition to the Western Aleutians: A Volcano Photo Essay   Liz Cottrell
Smithsonian Institution
Dec 2   To be announced   Rebecca Fischer
Smithsonian Institution
Full seminar schedule and details »

Recent Publications in Mineral Sciences

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