Displaying fluorescent minerals at the 2015 FMS Annual meeting

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Fluorescent Mineral Displays to be Featured at the 2015 FMS Annual Meeting

The FMS will hold its 2015 annual meeting in connection with the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy (PNWFM) professional mineral symposium on Oct. 9-11, 2015, in Kelso, Washington.  The theme of the symposium is, “Northeast USA Minerals and Fluorescent Minerals” and fluorescent minerals from all over the world will be featured.  There will be a special dark room with room for 20 fluorescent mineral displays.  Please make plans to attend.


The PNWFM is offering a 50% discount on the registration fee for anyone that brings a display of fluorescent minerals.  A limited number of display cases and UV lights will be available on loan for those who cannot bring their own. The display cases are 2’ x 4’ x 2’ rectangular display cases with black interiors.  The lights are SW TripleBright IIs, manufactured by UV SYSTEMS.  All cases and lights are available by request on a first come first serve basis.  For more information contact Don Newsome at [email protected] or call (425) 228-9988.


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