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Oct. 14: Minerals topic

Curator's Talk to focus on Mineralogical Museum exhibition

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8:47 a.m., Oct. 8, 2015--Sharon Fitzgerald of University Museums at the University of Delaware will present a curator’s talk on the Mineralogical Museum exhibition featuring specimens from the Irénée du Pont collection from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14.

The talk, to begin at 5:30 p.m., will be held in the Mineralogical Museum in Penny Hall.

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The du Pont collection, which was gifted to the University in 1964, is the foundation of the Mineralogical Museum.

The research of Fitzgerald, museum curator, was recently published as a supplement to the Mineralogical Record and has greatly enhanced knowledge about the collection’s specimens and their provenance.

Those who plan to attend are asked to RSVP via email at universitymuseums@udel.edu or by calling 302-831-8037.

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