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MSA Monthly Meeting - February 2021 - "TEN TALL TRUE TALES Plus One" By Mr. Bob Jones

  • 02/18/2021
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online Event via Zoom - Link @ Registration
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Presented by Mr. Bob Jones

FEBRUARY CALENDAR ALERT: January meeting on 3rd Thursday, not 2nd Thursday due to Tucson Shows.

MSA February meeting is virtual via ZOOM.

MSA’s February 18th program “TEN TALL TRUE TALES Plus One,” will be presented by our own Mr. Bob Jones.  It is broadly themed about people and some minerals, a series of unrelated short true stories, some funny, some not so,  I've encountered over the years.  

Mark your calendars for February 18th as Mineralogical Society of Arizona is very grateful to host a Bob Jones Talk!

Bob is an MSA Milestone Life Member, MSA President 1964, generous donor, volunteer and oldest founding member of our sister organization Flagg Mineral Foundation. He is a world-renowned collector, lecturer, host and author. He authored Nature's Hidden Rainbows Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin, NJ 1964, The Collector's Book of Fluorescent Minerals 1983, Twenty-Fifth and Fifth Year History of the Tucson Show, The Frugal Collector, Volume 1 2011 and over 1800 articles in The Mineralogical Record, Rocks and Minerals, Rock & Gem, Lapidary Journal, Monde et Mineraux and Arizona Highways. Bob is co-host for BlueCap Productions DVD series of “What’s Hot” filmed at premier gem and mineral shows in Tucson, Arizona and Munich, Germany.

Bob earned his MS in Science from New Haven Teacher's College, taught Science for 32 years, and is Senior Consulting Editor of Rock and Gem, 1992 inductee into National Rockhound and Lapidary Hall of Fame, 1998 Carnegie Mineralogical Award recipient, honoree of mineral species: Bobjonesite, recipient of Flagg Mineral Foundation 2012 A. L. Flagg Lifetime Achievement Award and Mineralogical Society of Arizona 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee.

This will be a virtual event via Zoom. Link to the meeting will be sent in email closer to the event.


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