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Department of Mineral Sciences

Izalco Volcano

News & Updates

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.

Feb 28 2014

Visit Smithsonite, our new blog, to learn more about recent research, acquisitions, and events in Mineral Sciences.

Feb 24 2014

Winter newsletter posted.

Jan 17 2014

Fall 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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Upcoming Mineral Sciences Seminars
Mar 4   Geologic controls on phylogeography in the Galapagos   Dennis Geist
NSF/University of Idaho
Mar 11   To be announced   Heather Graham
Mar 18   No seminar scheduled    
Full seminar schedule and details »

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