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Oct. 30: Mineralogical 'Perspectives'

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

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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. 

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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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