Malachite, Shilu Mine, Guangdong Province, China

Oct. 30: Mineralogical 'Perspectives'

Curator to discuss Mineralogical Museum's 'Recent Gifts' exhibition


8:38 a.m., Oct. 22, 2013--Sharon Fitzgerald, curator of the “Recent Gifts” exhibition in the Mineralogical Museum at the University of Delaware, will discuss the showing during a presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 30. 

The talk, part of the University Museums’ Perspectives series, will take place from 12:30-1:15 p.m. in the Mineralogical Museum, located in Penny Hall. 

Events Stories

Dec. 1: 'Alice' manuscript

A talk by August A. Imholtz Jr. marking the 150th anniversary of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" will be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Dec. 2: UD Night at Winterthur

University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to join in the winter festivities at UD Night at Yuletide at Winterthur from 4:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2.

The Mineralogical Museum at UD is constantly building its collection of minerals. Not only does the collection include historic specimens but newly collected materials, as well. 

The museum has received more than 100 new specimen donations within the past five years. This exhibition features the recent additions to the mineralogical collection, many of which are one display for the first time to the public. 

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