Mineral & Mineralogy Programs

 

DVD14, FRANKLIN, NJ, FLUORESCENT CAPITAL – 23 mins By Andrea Ruben (2008)   Geology & mining history. Mine dumps & museum visits      

DVD27, ROMANIA’S MINES & MINERALS – 36 minutes By Michael Shaw   Historical background, specimens, maps and visits to mines

DVD28 – BARITE – THE GANGUE’S ALL HERE – 30 minutes By Larry Havens   Specimens from around the world including some from author’s collection.

DVD32 – Mines & Minerals of Rush, Arkansas – 30 minutes Update of slide program 114 by Ozark Earth Science Club, (2010) Rated Very good

DVD34 – Illinois Fluorite( Wietsner Collection) – 60 minutes Former miner’s personal collection of fluorite & related Minerals (2010)

VHS23.  ROCK CANDY:  A STORY ABOUT MINERAL COLLECTING - 25 min.  Follow as fluorite specimens are discvoered, mined at Rock Candy Mine, thenfind their way into collections.

VHS66.  SUGAR, QUARTZ & DIAMONDS:  CRYSTALLINE PERFECTION - 57 min.  Video of live presentation, Info about crystals; how diamonds are cut; why its important for ice to float, how stalagmites grow, and more.  Solid inforwith the fun and relevance of science in every day life.

VHS67.  SUGAR, QUARTZ AND DIAMONDS: Crystalline Perfection  - 57 min. Univ. of Wisc./Milwaukee   gift of AFMS Rated: Long* but Excellent  Video of live presentation - Info about crystals; how diamonds are cut; why  it’s important for ice to float, how stalagmites grow, and more.  Solid info with the fun and relevance of science in every day life.  (*can be divided)

VHS87.  Minerals: The Materials of Earth  Covers the origins, classifications and uses of minerals.

VHS119.  RHODOCHROSITE - RED TREASURE OF THE ROCKIES - 87 min.  Some spectacular specimens were recently found in the Sweet Home Mine (Alma, CO) - once a silver mine.  See actual mining footage and how geology determined the location of pockets.