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Explorations in Natural Sciences

Mineralogy of the Sonoran Desert

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Now - April 2, 2013

Class has been CANCELLED.

Tuesday | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


Instructor

  • Danny Foley


Description

Explore the diverse mineral riches of Arizona's natural resources and the geology of the Sonoran Desert through the building blocks of rocks and minerals. Why are some minerals shiny, while others are dull? Why some are common, and others coveted precious stones? Through lecture and hands-on investigation, learn about mineral formation and the basic geologic skills needed to identify and understand various minerals and their unique natural properties.

  • Class enrollment limit: 24


Natural Sciences classes sponsored by Maricopa Audubon Society.

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