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Mineralogical Society of America
Centennial (1919-2019)

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An Evening Reception at the Smithsonian

From 7 to 10 pm on Thursday, June 20, 2019, attendees of the MSA Centennial Symposium and their registered guests were invited to a reception at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. The evening reception was made possible by a generous grant from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

Welcoming remarks by.

Jeff Post welcome

Jeffrey E. Post, Chair of Mineral Sciences, Mineralogist and Curator of Gems and Minerals, National Museum of Natural History

GIA welcome


After the welcoming remarks, MSA President Mickey Gunter lead the group in a toast to MSA 100th birthday.

NMNH minerals

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