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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 21:49    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 21:53    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Harvard museum specimens, and my husband.


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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 21:59    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Smaller Mineral Classes and Red Cloud Wulfenite.


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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 22:08    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Various photos of minerals and cabinets.


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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 22:16    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

A few more photos.


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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 22:18    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Better photo of Wulfenite.


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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 22:23    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Wulfenite.


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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 22:29    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

I was so impressed with this young lady. She was walking around with her notebook and pencil and was with her Dad, but she wanted to look at the minerals at her own pace.
She was truly studying them and not breezing past. Possible Future Curator?

She is most assuredly a hope for the future of our mineral world!



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PostPosted: Aug 22, 2008 22:37    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Below, Arsenates


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PostPosted: Aug 23, 2008 02:39    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Wonderful reports... I am lucky for see it here. Thank you very much for your job and for all the beautiful photos... Wonderful. Thank you very much.
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PostPosted: Aug 23, 2008 05:32    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Gail,
Nitana has put it very succintly, well done and thank you for sharing. You are very fortunate to have access to such a great collection in the US.
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PostPosted: Aug 23, 2008 07:45    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

And we are also very fortunate to have Gail doing a so intense job publishing all this photos, sharing with us her visit to the Museum. Thanks again Gail!.

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PostPosted: May 17, 2010 07:53    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

I haven't looked at this thread in quite some time and just realized how wonderful this mineral museum area is. Wow. I feel the need to revisit !
I could spend a few days there, just taking it all in.
Every year I learn so much more and feel I would appreciate some things I by passed last time.

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PostPosted: May 17, 2010 12:30    Post subject: Re: Harvard Museum of Natural History - Gail at Harvard  

Love your image of the little girl seriously studying the specimens.... Hope she gets to meet someone who will take her under her/his wings.

For sure one needs to revisit every now and then to appreciate what one missed! And simply did not have enough knowledge to really appreciate to full extent the first time.
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