2013 Symposium

Thanks to everyone who joined us on August 23 and 24, 2013 for the 3rd Annual Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium.

The 2013 Dallas Symposium was a huge success. Guest speakers presented on Saturday, August 24, and the Friday night cocktail party at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science was an unforgettable experience.

2013 Speakers

The Pederneira Mine
Daniel Trinchillo

Mining Malachite and Carrollite in the Congo
Brice Gobin

40 Years at the Himalaya Mine
Bill Larson

Analytical Techniques on Earth and Mars
Dr. Robert Downs

Mindat and Its Uses
Jolyon Ralph

Treasures from my Collections, and Changes in Mineral Collecting over 60 Years
Dave Wilber

Collecting the Best – Ikons and the Ikons Book
Wayne Thompson

Russian Gem Mines
Peter Lyckberg

Photo Galleries

The Perot Party

Guests enjoyed the unique opportunity to mingle among giant geodes and delicate fine minerals with other mineral enthusiasts. Over 250 attendees joined us for the evening.

The Arkenstone Gallery Party

Held Saturday night, The Arkenstone hosted a party for symposium attendees and guests amidst thousands of beautiful fine mineral specimens.