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TGMS General Meeting

  • Tucson Gem and Mineral Society 3727 East Blacklidge Drive Tucson, AZ, 85716 United States (map)

Doors will be open at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:00 p.m.

FOR: TGMS Members and open to the public!

Jeff Scovil

Jeff Scovil

GUEST SPEAKER: Jeff Scovil -- Jeff Scovill has been a professional photographer of minerals and other earth science materials for 30 years. He travel the world photographing for collectors, dealers, museums and publishers; and lectures widely on his travel as well as photography.

Jeff’s work has bee published in numerous books on mineralogy as well as books on geology, chemistry and physics. His photos have featured on 13 of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®.

For over 30 years Jeff has run both the Mineral Photography Seminar and Mineral Photography competition at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®.

In 2007 he won the Carnegie Mineralogical Award.

LECTURE TITLE: "Return to Madagascar" -- This is a Power Point presentation on the 2nd Mindat.org conference and field trip to Madagascar. The attendees visited several mineral localities as well as scenic areas and had opportunities to buy mineral specimens.

A caravan of 18 4-wheel drive vehicles negotiated very rough roads during the day and stayed at fine hotels at night. Fortunately, we stayed at fine hotels at night where we were entertained by local musicians and dancers.

Refreshments served.

For more information, contact the TGMS office.

Earlier Event: January 23
TGMS Educational Class