FRIENDS OF MINERALOGY -- PENNSYLVANIA CHAPTER -- 2018 SYMPOSIUM

November 3-4, 2018

What a Spring for Volcano Lovers: Kilauea in Hawaii and Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala: A Study in Contrasts --  Stan Mertzman, Ph.D, Franklin & Marshall College

The Vaux Collection at Bryn Mawr College -- Maria Luisa Crawford, Ph.D, Bryn Mawr College

Fluorescent Minerals of Pennsylvania -- James Van Fleet, Bucknell University

Lead-copper-zinc mines at Audubon, Montgomery County, PA (Perkiomen and Ecton mines) -- Ronald A. Sloto, PG, West Chester University

The Hogg Mine 2018 Machine Dig – William Stevens, PG, Stephens Environmental Consulting, Inc.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS (PDH) AVAILABE FOR PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS

   


















2014 FM Symposium November 1-2, 2014







2014 Speakers & Topics:

Ron Sloto -- The Fritz Island Mine, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Bill Stephens -- The French Creek Iron Mine - A Collector’s Memories of a Lost Mineralogical Treasure

Robert Kulp -- Xenoliths of the Triassic Passaic Formation in the Monocacy Hill diabase intrusion,
Amity Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Stephen Shank -- Mining History of the Serpentinites, Pennsylvania and Maryland


2013 FM Symposium Saturday, November 2, 2013








2013 Speakers & Topics:

Ron Sloto -- The Jones Mine, Berks County, Pennsylvania

William Kochanov -- A revised interpretation of the Fairfield Quarry debris flow deposits, Adams County, Pennsylvania

Robert Beard -- Iron Mines in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York - Geology, History, and Minerals

Stan Mertzman -- Slag, Ceiling Tile, and Industrial Mineralogy




2012 FM Symposium Saturday, November 3, 2012



2012 Speakers & Topics:

Ron Sloto -- The Marcellus and Utica Shale Gas Plays in Pennsylvania
LeeAnn Sorgi -- The Morgantown Sheet: Tectonics, Mineralogy, and Geology of a Rock Resource
William Kochanov --Occurrence of Tosudite and Associated Sulfide Minerals in the Anthracite Fields of Pennsylvania
Howell Bosbyshell -- The Age of Detrital Zircon from the Wissahickon Schist and Gneiss, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware: Implications for Regional Tectonic History






2010 FM Symposium Saturday, November 6, 2010









2010 Speakers & Topics:

Ron Sloto -- Classic Chester County Mineral Localities, Part 2
Joe Dague -- Pennsylvania Classics from the Genth Collection
Peter Leavens -- Why strontianite, why wavellite in Pennsylvania’s Paleozoic carbonates?
Ron Sloto -- The Pennsylvania Granite Corporation Quarry - A Different Kind of Quarry


2009 FM Symposium Saturday, November 7, 2009











2009 Speakers & Topics:

Carter Rich -- Bridgewater Titanites
Bill Brice -- Pioneers of Early History of PA Oil History
Ron Sloto -- Classic Chester County Mineral Localities
Dave Glick -- Fluorescent Minerals of PA
Joe Dague -- Minerals of Adams County
Jeri Jones - Minerals of York County
John Way - The Geology of PA minerals