Explorations in Natural Sciences
Gems of Arizona - Winter
Now - January 22, 2013
Tuesday | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
- Danny Foley
Arizona is the country's leading gem mining state and produces fine peridot, amethyst, turquoise and garnets. This class focuses on how these and gems from other states are formed and valued. The fascinating science of gemology, which incorporates mineralogy, history, psychology, economics, mythology and glamour, will be discussed as well. If you ever plan on visiting a gem show, this course will also give you some buying tips.
- Class enrollment limit: 24
Natural Science classes sponsored by Maricopa Audubon Society