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Master Class in Gemology

Taught by Dr. Laurent Cartier
University of Lausanne & SSEF

Gemstones

Sponsored by the Departments of Geography and Geological Sciences and the Mineralogical Museum of the University of Delaware

September 24-25, 2018
Penny Hall, classroom 005
255 Academy Street, Newark, DE 19716

Free for University of Delaware students!
$250 registration for non-UD participants
Limited class size - Register Early!

To register, please contact:
Neil Sturchio, email: Sturchio@udel.edu
Indicate your choice of registration (Code A or B):
(A) Field Trip AND Master Class, or
(B) Master Class Only

MASTER CLASS SYLLABUS

September 24, 2018
Day 1

8:o a.m. - 2 :00 p.m. -- Optional Day Trip
(Space is Limited)
Behind the Scenes Tour at the National Gem and Mineral Collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Other Gemstones
Organic Gemstones (Pearls, Coral, Ivory)
Treatment of Gemstones
Origin Determination of Gemstones
Sustainability Issues
(Practical Workshop)

September 25, 2018
Day 2

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Introduction to GemologyHistory of Gemstones
Mining of Gemstones
Diamond
Corundum
Beryl
(Practical Workshop)

 

 

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