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Secondary minerals produced by weathering of the Wolf Creek meteorite
    (with E. P. Henderson and B. Mason) American Mineralogist, v. 52:1190-1197, 1967

Aragonite and calcite in mollusks from the Pennsylvanian Kendrick shale
    (with E. L. Yochelson and M. Gordon, Jr.) U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 575D:76-78, 1967

Switzerite, (Mn,Fe)3(PO4)2.4H2O, a new mineral
    (with P. B. Leavens) American Mineralogist, v. 52:1595-1602, 1967

Olivine-garnet transformation in a meteorite
    (with B. Mason and J. A. Nelen) Science, v. 160:66-67, 1968

A lithiophosphate occurrence in North Carolina
    American Mineralogist, v. 54:1467-1469, 1969

Mineralogy and petrology of Lunar samples
    (with B. Mason, K. Fredriksson, E. P. Henderson, E. Jarosewich, W. G. Melson and K. M. Towe) Science,
    v. 167:656-659, 1970


New data for plattnerite
    Mineralogical Record, v. 1:75-80, 1970

Eakerite - a new tin silicate
    (with P. B. Leavens and M. H. Hey) Mineralogical Record, v. 1:92-96, 1970

Second occurrence of benstonite
    Mineralogical Record, v. 1:141-142, 1970

Color Underground, the mineral picture book
    (book) (with photos by L. Boltin) Scribner's and Sons, NY, 62 pp., 1971

Appendix - in Glossary of Mineral Species,
    by M. Fleischer, Mineralogical Record, 17 pp. 1971

Tennantite-tetrahedrite from Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
    Mineralogical Record, v. 3:115-119, 1972

A scanning microscopy study of minerals in geodes from Chihuahua, Mexico
    (with R. B. Finkelman, J. J. Matsko, C. C. Woo and W. R. Brown) Mineralogical Record, v. 3:205-212, 1972

Tetrawickmanite, tetragonal MnSn(OH)6, a new mineral from North Carolina, and the stottite group
    (with J. A. Nelen) Mineralogical Record, v. 4:24-30, 1973

Brannockite, a new tin silicate
    (with J. E. Arem, J. A. Nelen, P. B. Leavens and R. W. Thomssen) Mineralogical Record, v. 4:73-76, 1973

Extreme symmetrical distortion of pyrite from Naica, Mexico
    Mineralogical Record, v. 4:267-270, 1973

Levyne-offretite intergrowths from basalt near Beech Creek, Grant County, Oregon
    (with R. A. Sheppard, A. J. Gude 3rd and G. A. Desborough) American Mineralogist, v. 59:837-842, 1975

Levyne-offretite from Beech Creek, Oregon
    Mineralogical Record, v. 6:171-173, 1975

Chromian alumohydrocalcite from California, and knipovichite discredited
    (with G. E. Dunning and J. F. Cooper, Jr.) Mineralogical Record, v. 6:180-183, 1975

Fersmite from North Carolina
    (with J. A. Nelen) Mineralogical Record, v. 6:276-277, 1975

A new mineral almost - III
    Mineralogical Record, 7:83, 1976

The structure of crichtonite and its relationship to senaite
    (with I. E. Grey and D. J. Lloyd) American Mineralogist, v. 61:1203-1212, 1976

La collection de mineralogie de l'Institution Smithsonian
    Le Monde et les Mineraux, no. 15:394-397, 1976

A catalog of the type specimens in the mineral collection, National Museum of Natural History
    (with A. Roe) Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences, no. 18, 43 pp.. 1976

An experiment in specimen appraisal
    (with W. E. Wilson) Mineralogical Record, v. 8:38-40, 1977

The Kegel collection
    Mineralogical Record, v. 8:51-53, 1977

Kingsmountite, a new mineral isostructural with montgomeryite
    (with P. J. Dunn, D. R. Peacor and R. A. Ramik) Canadian Mineralogist, v. 17:579-582, 1979

Boehmite exsolution in corundum
    American Mineralogist, v. 64, 1300-1302, 1979

Lorettoite discredited and chubutite reviewed
    American Mineralogist, v. 64:1303-1305, 1979

Sulfur in pyrite crystal-shaped cavities in quartz
    Mineralogical Record, v. 11:99-100, 1980

Lyman House Memorial Museum, Hilo, Hawaii
    Mineralogical Record, v. 12:89-91, 1981

Mineralogy of the Foote mine, Kings Mountain, North Carolina
    in Geological Investigations of the Kings Mountain belt and adjacent areas in the Carolinas, Carolina Geological Society
    Field Trip Guide Book 1981, 39-48, 1981


Grothine discredited, equals norbergite
    Mineralogical Record, v. 12:377-378, 1981

Barian goyazite from Brazil
    Mineralogical Record, v. 12:379, 1981

Collecting minerals
    Encyclopedia of Mineralogy, Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Inc., 82-86, 1981

Wolframite group
    Encyclopedia of Mineralogy, Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Inc. 520-521, 1981

Minerals of the Puu o Ehu quarry, Hawaii
    Mineralogical Record, v. 15:95-97, 1984

The U. S. National Collection still grows
    Mineralogical Record, v. 15:165-170, 1984

Vanadinite from Touissit, Morocco, and comments on endlichite
    Mineralogical Record, v. 15:347-350, 1984

Hutchinsonite from Quiruvilca, Peru
    Mineralogical Record, v. 16:459-460, 1985

The nation’s gem collection - one hundred years
    Earth Sciences History, v. 5:159-169, 1986

Switzerite redefined as Mn3(PO4)2.7H2O, and metaswitzerite, Mn3(PO4)2.4H2O
    (with P. B. Leavens and P. F. Zanazzi) American Mineralogist, v. 71:1221-1223, 1986

Crystal structure of switzerite, Mn3(PO4)2.7H2O, and its relationship to metaswitzerite, Mn3(PO4)2.4H2O
    (with P. F. Zanazzi and P. B. Leavens) American Mineralogist, v. 71:1224-1228, 1986

Neotocite from the Foote mine, North Carolina
    Mineralogical Record, v. 18:133-134, 1987

Pokrovskite, a common mineral
    Mineralogical Record, v. 18:135-136, 1987

Monazite and calcioancylite from the Foote mine, North Carolina
    - Mineralogical Record, v. 18:203-205, 1987

An unusual quartz crystal from Zaire
    Mineralogical Record, v. 18:207-209, 1987

The colorful vanadium minerals: a brief review and a new classification
    (with H. T. Evans) Mineralogical Record, v. 18:333-340, 1987

Strontianite, reference sample for electron microprobe and SEM analyses
    (with E. Jarosewich) Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, v. 57:762-763, 1987

Classification of gemstone cuts, Part I
    (with D. E. Udey) American Gemcutter, Oct., 12 pp., 1987

Classification of gemstone cuts, Part II
    ( with D. E. Udey) American Gemcutter, Mar., 6 pp., 1988

Aesthetik und wettbewerb - sammeln und sammler in Amerika und Eruopa, ein vergleich
    Munich Show Catalog, Oct.., 44-47, 1988

Why colored diamonds are, paradoxically, undervalued and often overpriced
    Jewel, premier issue, 61-62, 1988

A gem-quality iridescent orthoamphibole from Wyoming
    (with R. V. Dietrich) Gems and Gemology, v. 24:161-164, 1988

Some aspects of modern mineral collection curation
    keynote speech given at Mineralogy and Museums Conference, British Museum (NH), London, July, 1988

In memoriam: Dean A. McCrillis
    Rocks & Minerals, v. 64:418-419, 1989

A catalog of the type specimens in the mineral collection, National Museum of Natural History
    (with P. W. Pohwat) In house, 254 pp., 1989

Described mineral specimens from Mexico in the U. S. National Museum of Natural History
    (with E. W. Claffy) Boletin de Mineralogia, v. 4, 55-75, 1989

Lithiomarsturite, a new member of the pyroxenoid group, from North Carolina
    (with D. R. Peacor, P. J. Dunn, J. D. Grice and P. H. Chi) American Mineralogist, v. 75:409-414, 1990

Introduction - Minerals of the Carnegie museum of Natural History
    Mineralogical Record, v. 21:12-13, 1990

Amethyst occurrences of the eastern United States
    (with R. B. Cook) Mineralogical Record, v. 21:203-213, 1990

Zanazziite, a new member of the roscherite group from Brazil
    (with P. B. Leavens and J. A. Nelen) Mineralogical Record, v. 21:413-417, 1990

Zoned eosphorite from the Lavra da Ilha pegmatite, Taquaral, Brazil
    Mineralogical Record, v. 21:418-422, 1990

All about azurite
    Colored Stone, v. 4:24-26, 1991

The case for locality
    Lapidary Journal, v. 45, no. 1:22-30, 1991

Where to draw the line
    Lapidary Journal, v. 45, no. 3:58-62, 1991

Calamine and James Smithson
    Matrix, v. 2:17-19, 1991

Some aspects of modern mineral collection curation
    Mineralogical Record, v. 22:251-254, 1991

Mangangordonite, a new mineral from Kings Mountain, North Carolina
    (with P. B. Leavens, G. W. Robinson and J. A. Nelen) Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie Monatschafte,
    v. 1991:169-176, 1991


The Smithsonian Treasury: Minerals and Gems
    (book) Smithsonian Press, 100 pp., 1991

Chemistry or Crystal Size?
    Lapidary Journal, v. 45 (No. 7): 32-36,38, Oct. 1991

World-Class Minerals, The Smithsonian Collection
    Minerals Today, 20-23, Dec. 1991

George IV's Blue Diamond
    Part I (with Mary T. Winters) Lapidary Journal, v. 45 (No. 9): 34-40, Dec. 1991

George IV's Blue Diamond
    Part II (with Mary T. Winters) Lapidary Journal, v. 45 (No. 10): 48-52, Jan. 1992

hope diamond, Copyright 1988 Tino Hammid, Los Angeles. All Rights Reserved.

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Kehoeite is not a valid species
    Mineralogical Magazine, v. 56:256-258, 1992

An occurrence of bixbyite, spessartine, topaz and pseudobrookite from Ash Creek near Hayden, Arizona
    Mineralogical Record, v. 23:487-492, 1992

Crystals are habit forming
    Lapidary Journal, v. 46 (No. 4):32-36,38,40, 1992

Cu-Ag eutectic mixture produced in a mineral specimen
    (with R. V. Dietrich, D. E. Mikkola and L. Sutter) 1992
    Unpublished, but cited in Minerals of Michigan (in preparation)

Smithsonian Institution: La collezione mineralogica
    (with Renato Pagano) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, v. 16:23-48, 1993

Smithsonian Institution: Gli esemplari descritti e tipo
    (with Esther W. Claffy and Renato Pagano) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, v. 16:121-132, 1993

Smithsonian Institution: La collezione gemmologica
    (with Renato Pagano) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, v. 16:157-172, 1993

Adularia from the Howard-Montgomery quarry, Howard County, Maryland
    Mineralogical Record, v. 25:53-54, 1994

Saddle-shaped rhodochrosite crystals from the Foote mine, North Carolina
    Mineralogical Record, v. 25:131, 1994

Guest editorial, Do your minerals talk to you?
    Mineralogical Record, v. 25:322, 1994

Der Sonnengott der Azteken, Die Opale der Neuen Welt: ein Uberblick
    Catalog, Mineralientage Munchen, 52-59, 1994

The Tell-Tale Glow
    Lapidary Journal, v. 48 (No. 8), pp. 35-37,77-78,80, 1994

Die bizarren Kristallspitzen von Elmwood
    Catalog, Mineralientage Munchen, 38-44, 1995

Fluorit aus Kentucky & Illinois: die Ben E. Clement mineralien-sammlung
    Catalog, Mineralientage Munchen, 45-50, 1995

For the Record: How the Mineralogical Record came to be
    Matrix, v. 4 (No. 4), pp. 115-128, Winter 1995

Henry Hope's wundersamer opal und zwei weitere bedeutende Steine
    Opal, das edelste Feuer des Mineralreichs, extraLapis No. 10, Christian Weise Verlag, Munchen, pp. 56-61, 1996

Museum Support Groups
    Guest editorial Rocks & Minerals, v. 71 (No. 5), p. 304, 1996

Clueless
    (sidebar in - Bumpy Business) Lapidary Journal, v. 50 (No. 6):28.

Frederick H. Pough - mit 90 Jahren ‘top fit.’ Wir gratulieren!
    Catalog, Mineralientage Munchen, pp. 24, 26, 1996

All That Glitters Isn't Goethite: What's Inside Strawberry Quartz
    (sidebar in - Strawberry Fields Forever) Lapidary Journal, v. 50 (No. 12),4pp. 2-43, 1997

Garnet Gems
    Good News, v. 2, (No. 6), p. 16, Aug. 1977

A Real Gemstone from York County
    Good News, v. 2, (No. 7), p. 18, 1997

Blue Topaz
    Good News, v. 3, (No. 1) p. 21, 1998

Collecting Single Crystals
    Rock & Gem, v.28, (No.6), pp. 72-75, 1998

Guest editorial, Why Can’t They Get It Right
    Rocks & Minerals, v. 73 (No. 4), pp. 240-241, 1998

Hope’s Wonderful Opal
    Lapidary Journal, v. 52 (No. 50), pp. 44-46,59, 1998

A New Twin Law, or What?
    Rocks & Minerals, v. 73 (No. 5), pp. 344-346, 1998.



Calcite "pseudo-twin"
Annabel Lee mine, Cave-in-Rock, Illinois
Photo by Jeff Scovil


John White’s - Sort It Out
    List (sidebar) Lapidary Journal, v. 52(No. 10), pp. 50-51, 1999

Luther Thomas
    (sidebar) Matrix, p. 40, Spring, 1999

Chinese Beryl Crystals Mimic Twinning
    (with R. Peter Richards) Rocks & Minerals, v. 74 (No. 5), pp. 318-320, 1999.

Observations on the Strength of Twin Planes
    Rocks & Minerals v. 74 (No. 5), pp. 321-323, 1999.

The New Mineral and Gem Gallery at the British Museum
    (Gallery Reviews) Mineralogical Record, v. 30:373-377, 1999.

Guest editorial: "Curators in Glass Cages
    Mineralogical Record, v. 31:138, 2000.

Factors in Assessing a Museum Gallery
    (Gallery Reviews) Mineralogical Record, v. 31:189-190, 2000.

The Smithsonian's Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals
    (Gallery Reviews) Mineralogical Record, v. 31, 265-271, 2000.

Letter to the Editor, Australian Gemmologist, v. 20, 491-492, 2000.

Strawberry Quartz
    (Erdbeer-Quarz) Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gemmologische Gesellschaft, v. 49, 95-102, 2000.

The R. S. McLaughlin Mineral Hall: Royal Ontario Museum
    (Gallery Reviews) Mineralogical Record, v, 32, 147-151, 2001.

Tourmaline -- Romancing the Stone: The Many Faces of Tourmaline
    Harvard Mineralogical Museum. (Gallery Reviews) Mineralogical Record, v. 32, 319-320, 2001.

Let's Get It Right: Clinozoisite and Epidote from Pakistan
    Rocks & Minerals v. 76 (Nr. 5) p. 351, 2001.

Let's Get It Right: Quartz (Not Chalcedony) 'Fingers' from Jalgaon, India
    Rocks & Minerals v. 76(Nr. 6) p. 419, 2001.

Let's Get It Right: More about Epidote and Clinozoisite
    Rocks & Minerals v.77(Nr. 2) p. 131, 2002

Let's Get It Right: The Hope Diamond Weighs 45.52 Carats!
    Rocks & Minerals v. 77(Nr. 3) p. 191, 2002

Let's Get It Right: Cavansite or Pentagonite?
    Rocks & Minerals v. 77(Nr. 4) p. 274-275, 2002

Let's Get It Right: The—hedrals: Euhedral, Subhedral and Anhedral
    Rocks & Minerals v. 77(Nr. 5) p. 350-351, 2002

Who's Who: Renato Pagano and Adriana Pagano
    Rocks & Minerals v. 77(nr. 5) p. 326-327, 2002

Guest editorial, "Collection Disposal
    Mineralogical Record v. 33, 458-460, 2002

Let's Get It Right: Disbelieving Dissolution
    Rocks & Minerals v. 77(Nr. 6) p. 416-417, 2002

Let's Get It Right: Scepters or de-scepters
    Rocks & Minerals v. 78(Nr. 2) p. 132-133, Mar/Apr 2003

Guest editorial, "Collection Disposal" Via Executor
    Mineralogical Record v. 34, 130-131, 2003

Let's Get It Right: The Cumberland Habit
    Rocks & Minerals v. 78(Nr. 3) p. 196-197, May/Jun 2003

Let's Get It Right: Diaphaneity
    Rocks & Minerals v. 78(Nr. 4) p. 272-273, Jul/Aug 2003

Let's Get It Right: Using the proper '-morph'
    Rocks & Minerals v. 78(Nr. 5) p. 348-350, Sep/Oct 2003

Rock Corner, "I Just Couldn't Resist!
    Lapidary Journal v. 57(Nr. 6), p. 62, September 2003

Let's Get It Right: Selenite: Die You Accursed Term
    Rocks & Minerals v. 78(Nr. 6) p. 420-421, Nov/Dec 2003

Let's Get It Right: Pockets of Gold?
    Rocks & Minerals v. 79(Nr. 1) p. 62-63, Jan/Feb 2004

The Early History of the Mineralogical Record
    Mineralogical Record, v. 35 (Nr. 1), p. 73-85, 2004.

The Many Mysteries of Artichoke Quartz from China
    Rocks & Minerals v. 79(Nr. 2) p. 118-123, Mar/Apr 2004

Let's Get It Right: Spessartine garnet?
    Rocks & Minerals v. 79(Nr. 2) p. 128-129, 2004, Mar/Apr 2004.

Let's Get It Right: The Nomenclature Debacle
    Rocks & Minerals v. 79(No. 3) p. 192-193, 2004, May/Jun 2004.

Landlocked Coral
    Lapidary Journal, v. 58(No. 2) p. 51-53, May 2004.

Let's Get It Right: Misinformation about Mars on Earth
    Rocks & Minerals v. 79(nr. 4) p. 277, Jul/Aug 2004.

Let's Get It Right: Taking It For Granite
    Rocks & Minerals v. 79(nr. 5), p. 349-350, Sep/Oct 2004.

A Wonderful Quartz From China
    Rocks & Minerals v. 80(nr. 1), p. 58-59, Jan/Feb 2005.

Let's Get It Right: Looking at Mineral Properties
    Rocks & Minerals v. 80(nr. 3), p. 200-201, May/June 2005.

Let's Get It Right: Tajikistan Heliodor
    Rocks & Minerals v. 80(nr. 4), p. 285-286, July/Aug 2005.

Melikaria
    Lapidary Journal v.59(nr. 5), p. 60-61, Aug. 2005

Let's Get It Right: Lava, Magma, and Volcanoes
    Rocks & Minerals v. 80(nr. 5), p. 363-364, Sept/Oct 2005.

Let's Get It Right: Reliable Sources
    Rocks & Minerals v. 80(nr. 6), p. 447-448, Nov/Dec 2005.

"Inside Quartz" (gilalite)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 59(nr. 8), p. 24-25, Nov. 2005.

Inside Gems (hematite "nails")
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 59 (nr.10), p. 30-31, January 2006.

Inside Gems (precious conk opal)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 59 (nr. 11), p. 26-27, February 2006.

Inside Gems (cruciform inclusions in extraterrestrial peridot)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 60 (nr. 1), p. 20-21, April 2006.

Inside Gems (turquoise in gypsum from New Mexico)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 60 (nr. 2), p.62-63, May 2006.

Inside Gems (petroleum and water in quartz)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 60 (nr. 3), p. 30-31, June 2006.

Internet Mineral Sales
    (with J. Fabre, W. E. Wilson and T. P. Moore) Mineralogical Record v. 37 (nr. 3), p. 198-203, 2006.

Inside Gems (covellite in "pink fire quartz")
    (with J. Koivula) Laidary Journal v. 60 (nr. 4), p. 20-21, July 2006.

Collecting Ordovician Fossils at Swatara State Park, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
    Rocks & Minerals v. 81(nr. 4), p. 293-295, Jul/Aug 2006.

Let's Get It Right: The Plagioclase Feldspars
    Rocks & Minerals v. 81 (nr. 4), p. 315-316, Jul/Aug 2006.

Inside Gems (aventurescent "star"obsidian)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 60 (nr. 5), p. 14-15, Aug. 2006.

Inside Gems (exploring agates)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 60(nr. 6), p. 20-21, Sept. 2006.

Mineral Museums Update" (Gallery Reviews)
    Mineralogical Record v. 37 (nr. 4, p. 323-329, 2006.

Inside Gems (indialite in obsidian)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 60 (nr. 7), p. 20-21, Oct. 2006.

Let's Get It Right: Cleavage in Quartz
    Rocks & Minerals v. 81(nr. 5), p. 389-391, Sept/Oct. 2006.

Inside Gems ("ribbons" in spodumene)
    (with J. Koivula) Lapidary Journal v. 60 (nr. 8), p. 18-19, Nov. 2006.

Let's Get It Right: Single Crystals
    Rocks & Minerals v. 81(nr. 6), p. 471-472, Nov/Dec 2006.

Gallery Reviews: The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, Golden, Colorado
    Mineralogical Record v. 38 (nr. 2), p. 137-139, 2007

Let's Get It Right: Paraiba Tourmaline, or Not?
    Rocks & Minerals v. 82 (nr. 2), p. 153-155, Mar/Apr. 2007

Let's Get It Right: Prismatic Habit and Other Fusses
    Rocks & Minerals v. 82 (nr. 3), p 245-247, May/June 2007

Let's Get It Right: What to Include as Inclusions
    Rocks & Minerals v. 82 (nr. 4), p. 335-337, July/Aug. 2007

Let's Get It Right: Semi-precious equals Semi-silly
    Rocks & Minerals v. 82 (nr. 5), p. 421-422, Sept/Oct. 2007

Herbert P. Obodda, 50 Jahre Händler, Gentleman und aussergewöhnlicher Sammler –
    ein stolzes Jubiläum Catalog, Mineralientage München pp. 26-34, 2007

Hemispheroidal Fluorites from India"
    Rocks & Minerals v. 83 (nr. 4), p. 298-306, July/Aug. 2008

Herbert P. Obodda: Dealer, Gentleman, and Collector Extraordinaire
    Mineralogical Record v. 39 (nr. 4), p. 315-330, July/Aug. 2008

Inside a Beryl
    (with J. Koivula) Jewelry Artist v. 62 (nr. 9), p. 53-55, Dec. 2008.

Spessartine from the Navegadora Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Rocks & Minerals v. 84 (nr. 1), p. 42-45, Jan/Feb. 2009

The odd fluorite crystals points
    Rocks & Minerals v. 84 (nr. 1) p. 26-30, Jan/Feb. 2009

Tigrero!
    Mineral News v. 25 (nr. 11) p. 6-7, Nov. 2009

U.S. Gemstones: An Overview
    Rocks & Minerals v. 85 (nr. 1) p. 14-23, Jan/Feb. 2010

Let's Get It Right: Epitaxy - A Simple Concept?
    (with R. Peter Richards) Rocks & Minerals v. 85 (nr. 2) p. 173-176, Mar/Apr. 2010

Let's Get It Right: Lepidocrocite - It Just Won't Go Away!
    Rocks & Minerals v. 85 (nr. 3) p. 275-276, May/Jun. 2010

Johannes Keilmann
    Mineralogical Record v. 41 (nr. 5) p. 441-450, Sep/Oct. 2010

Let's Get It Right: Some Thoughts about Tourmalines (and Garnets)
    Rocks & Minerals v. 86 (nr. 1) p. 69-70, Jan/Feb. 2011

Unusual Spiral Inclusions in Crystals (Abstract)
    (with John Rakovan) Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Apr. 2011

What's New in Tucson
    Mineral Observer v. 16 (nr. 2) p. 66-75, 2011

Deciphering Chinese Writing Stone
    (with Robert B. Cook) Lapidary Journal p. 78-79, Jan/Feb. 2012

A rediscovered Twin Law in Kyanite from Africa
    (with R. Peter Richards and Peter B. Leavens) Rocks & Minerals v. 87 (nr. 2) p. 162-167, Mar/Apr. 2012

Mineral Mysteries: Quartz Concentrated Around Altered Pyrite
    Rocks & Minerals v. 87 (nr. 2) p. 181-183, Mar/Apr. 2012

The Italian Sulfur Mines: an Exhibition in Bologna
    Mineralogical Almanac v. 17 (nr. 3) p. 78-79, 2012.

Unusual Spiral Inclusions in Crystals (Abstract)
    Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, April 2011 (with John Rakovan). Abstract: Rocks & Minerals v. 87 (nr. 5) p. 449-450,     Sept/Oct 2012.

Let's Get It Right: Not Japan-Law Twinning
    Rocks & Minerals v. 87 (nr. 5) p. 455-458, Sept/Oct 2012.

Mineral Mysteries: Curved, Bent and Twisted Crystals
    Rocks & Minerals v. 87 (nr. 6) p. 550-553, Nov/Dec 2012.

Mineral Mysteries: "Skunks" and Related Phenomena
    Rocks & Minerals v. 88 (nr. 4) p. 368-372, July/Aug 2013.

Mineral Mysteries: The Jacksons Crossroads Enigma
    Rocks & Minerals v. 88 (nr. 5) p. 476-478, Sep/Oct 2013.

New Standards of Excellence in the Mineral Kingdom
    (with T. P. Moore) Mineralogical Record v. 45 (nr. 2) p. 217-230, Mar/Apr 2014.

Mineral Mysteries: The Missing Smokies
    Rocks & Minerals v. 89 (nr. 2) p. 184-187, Mar/Apr 2014.

Mineral Mysteries: Polyhedroids
    Rocks & Minerals v. 89 (nr. 3) p. 275-278, May/Jun 2014.

Mineral Mysteries: A Twinning Mystery in Natural Crystals
    Rocks & Minerals v. 89 (nr. 4) p. 375-377, Jul/Aug 2014.

Mineral Mysteries: Quartz Perimorphs After ?? From Morocco
    Rocks & Minerals v. 89 (nr. 5) p. 464-467, Sept/Oct 2014.

“The Dinosaur Museum (Sauriermuseum) in Aathal, Switzerland and Dr. Hans-Jakob Siber”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 90 (nr. 1) p. 56-61, Jan/Feb 2015.

“The Magnificent Munich Show”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 90 (nr. 1) p. 78-85, Jan/Feb 2015.

“Mineral Mysteries: Star Rose Quartz”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 90 (nr. 3) p.282-284, May/Jun 2015.

“Who’s Who in Mineral Names: Robert B. “Bob” Cook (b. 1944)”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 90 (nr. 3) p. 280-281, May/Jun 2015.

“In Memoriam: Frederick “Rick” Ludlow Smith III (1939-2014)”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 90 (nr. 3) p. 287-288, May/Jun 2015.

“Mineral Mysteries: Quartz Cores in Tourmaline Crystals”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 90 (nr. 4) p. 462-466, Sept/Oct 2015.

“The Munich Show”
    International EZ-Guide June-December 2015 Edition p. 8-10.

“Reminiscences of a Very Old Former Curator”
    Mineralogical Almanac, v. 21 (nr. 1) p. 44-52, 2016.

“Fluorapatite from the Foote Mine, Kings Mountain, North Carolina”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 91 (nr. 3) p. 250-256, May/June 2016 (with John Rakovan and Blake Barnett).

“Mineral Mysteries: Crystal Faces On Etched Crystals”
    Rocks & Minerals v. 91 (nr. 5) p. 459-461, 2016.

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Book Reviews

Die alpinen Kluftmineralien der osterreichischen Ostalpen. By Heinz Weneger, published by the Vereinigung der Freunde der Mineralogie und Geologie, Heidelberg 1974, in Mineralogical Record, v. 8 (nr. 1) p. 66, 1977.

Encyclopedia of Minerals, by W. L. Roberts, G. R. Rapp, J. Weber, Van Nostrand Co. 1974. in Mineralogical Record, v. 6 (nr. 1) p. 41-53, 1975.

How to Invest in Gems: Everyone’s Guide to Buying Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, and Diamonds, by Benjamin Zucker, Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co. 1976. in Mineralogical Record, v. 1 (nr. 1) p. 66-67, 1977.

Oddities of the Mineral World, by William R. Sanborn, published by VanNostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1976. in Mineralogical Record, v. 8 (nr. 5) p. 416-417, 1977.

Minerals of Georgia: Their Properties and Occurrences, by R. B. Cook, Georgia Department of Natural Resources 1978. in Mineralogical Record, v. 11 (nr. 1) p.49-50, 1980.

Minerals , by G. W. Robinson, in Rocks & Minerals, v. 70:4, p. 275, 1995

Pearls , by Fred Ward, in Lapidary Journal, 103-104, May 1995

Amethyst: Geschichte, Eigenschaften, Fundorte , by Werner Lieber, in Lapidary Journal, pp. 118-119, Dec. 1995

Emerald & Tanzanite , by Renee Newman, in Lapidary Journal, p. 122, Feb. 1996

Photographing Minerals, Fossils & Lapidary Materials , by Jeffrey Scovil, in Lapidary Journal, p. 114, Dec. 1996

Opals , by Fred Ward, in Lapidary Journal, p. 122, February 1997

Pearls , by Fred Ward, in Lapidary Journal, p. 108, September, 1998

Rubies & Sapphires , by Fred Ward, in Lapidary Journal, p. 108, September 1998

Diamonds , by Fred Ward, in Lapidary Journal, p. 108, September, 1998

Dana's Minerals and How to Study Them, by C. S. Hurlbut, Jr. and W. E. Sharp, in Rocks & Minerals, p. 275-276, July/August, 1999

Gemstones of Brazil: Geology and Occurrences, by P. J. V. Delaney, in Rocks & Minerals, p. 6, January/February, 2000

Gem & Jewelry Pocket Guide: A Traveler's Guide to Buying Diamonds, Colored Gems, Pearls, Gold and Platinum Jewelry, by Renee Newman, in Lapidary Journal, July 2001, p. 76.

The Grandmasters of Mineral Photography, Mineralogical Almanac Special Issue, Published by Ocean Pictures Ltd. 2004. in Lapidary Journal, June 2004, p. 60

The Photo-Atlas of Minerals, by A. R. Kampf and G. Gerhold, in Lapidary Journal, April 2007, p. 40.

Mythos Tucson, oder Warum zu einer Mineralienböse in die Wüste? (Tucson Myths, or Why Visit a Mineral Show in the Desert?), by Gerd M. Wiedenbeck. U/C-tec Gmbh, Walldorf, Germany, in Rocks & Minerals, v. 85 (nr. 3) May/Jun. 2010, p. 277.

Minéraux remarquables de la Collection UPMC-La Sorbonne (Remarkable Minerals from the Collection of the University Pierre and Marie Curie-The Sorbonne), by Jean-Claude Boulliard. Editions Le Pommier, Paris, in Rocks & Minerals, v. 85 (nr. 4) Jul/Aug. 2010, p. 369-370.

Chrysanthemum Stones: The Story of Stone Flowers, by T. S. Elias and H. Nakaoji, in Rocks & Minerals, v. 86 (nr. 6) Nov/Dec. 2011, p. 565.

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Books that have been edited, proofed, translated, etc.

The Magic of Minerals, , by Olaf Medenbach and Harry Wilk, 1977 (translation from German)

Gem & Crystal Treasures, by Peter Bancroft, 1984 (edited, did complete overhaul)

Textbook of Mineralogy, by John W. Anthony, et al, five volumes, 1990, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2003 (one of many proofreaders)

Jade, by Fred Ward, 1996 (proofread)

Jade, by Fred Ward, 2001 (proofread)

Emeralds, by Fred Ward, 2001 (proofread)

Rubies & Sapphires, by Fred Ward, 1995 (proofread)

Rubies & Sapphires, by Fred Ward, 1998 (proofread)

Pearls, by Fred Ward, 1995 (proofread)

Pearls, by Fred Ward, 1998 (proofread)

Diamonds, by Fred Ward, 1998 (proofread)

Opals, by Fred Ward, 1997 (proofread)

Opals, by Fred Ward, 2000 (proofread)

Gem Care, by Fred Ward, 1995 (proofread)

Gem Care, by Fred Ward, 2002 (proofread)

Gemstone Buying Guide, by Renée Newman, 1998 (proofread)

Gemstone Buying Guide, by Renée Newman, 2003 (proofread)

Gem & Jewelry Pocket Guide, by Renée Newman, 2001 (proofread)

Diamond Ring Buying Guide, by Renée Newman, 1996 (proofread)

Diamond Ring Buying Guide, by Renée Newman, 2002 (proofread)

Pearl Buying Guide, by Renée Newman, 2004 (proofread)

Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald Buying Guide, by Renée Newman, 2000 (proofread)

Within the Stone, by Bill Atkinson, 2004 (proofread text)

Diamond Handbook, by Renée Newman, 2005 (proofread text)

Masterpieces of the Mineral World, by Wendell E. Wilson et al., 2005 (edited text)

Ionic Compounds: Applications of Chemistry to Mineralogy, by Claude Yoder, 2006, (edited text)

Frozen Light, by Lawrence Stoller, 2007

Diamond Handbook, 2nd edition, by Renée Newman, 2008 (proofread text)

Phenomenal Gems, by Fred and Charlotte Ward, 2008 (proofread text)

Exotic Gems, Vol. 1, by Renée Newman, 2010 (proofread text)

Exotic Gems, Vol. 2, by Renée Newman, 2011 (proofread text)

Rare Gemstones, by Renée Newman, 2012 (proofread text)

Exotic Gems, Vol. 3, by Renée Newman, 2014 (proofread text)

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Lectures in the nineties:

Feb. 24, 1990 - Independent Jewelers Organization, Washington, D.C. Show

Mar. 18, 1991 - Chicago Chapter, Women's Jewelry Association, IL

Apr. 11, 1991 - Keynote speaker, 18th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, NY

Dec. 7, 1991 - Banquet speaker, Newark and North Jersey Mineralogical Societies

May 21, 1992 - Rotary Club, Albuquerque, NM

May 23, 1992 - New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Albuquerque, NM

July 27, 1992 - 1992 Chicago Jewelry Show (2 lectures)

Feb. 5, 1993 - AGTA, Tucson, AZ

Feb. 12, 1993 - MMAC, Tucson, AZ

Mar. 18, 1994 - Micromineralogists of the National Capital Area, Chevy Chase, MD

May 31, 1995 - Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences Alumni, Bangkok, Thailand

July 20, 1995 - GIA Alumni Association, Washington DC Chapter

Nov. 7, 1995 - Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Nov. 28, 1995 - York Rock & Mineral Club

Mar. 31, 1996 - Washington, DC Micromounters Conference, College Park, MD

June 17, 1996 - Chicago Chapter, Women's Jewelry Association, IL

Sept. 24, 1996 - York Rock & Mineral Club

March 20, 1998 - The Womanís Club of York, York, PA (American Gemstones)

April 7, 1998 - Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Sept. 26, 1998 - Franklin/Ogdensburg Annual Show, banquet speaker (Woeful State of Our Literature)

Nov. 7, 1998 - Friends of Mineralogy (Penna.) - Wilmington DE (Minerals of the Foote mine)

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Personal & professional history - John S. White
picture of John S. White Born 1933, Monessen, Pennsylvania

U.S. Army, 1956-1958

Has three daughters

Education:
Attended public schools in Baltimore Co., Maryland

B.S. Geology, Franklin and Marshall College, 1956

M.S. Mineralogy, University of Arizona, 1966

Employment history:
Reisterstown Jr. High School, Baltimore Co., Maryland, teacher,
9th grade science and math, 1958-1960

American Smelting and Refining Co., Tucson Arizona, field geologist, 1962-1963

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  •  Museum technician/specialist, Division of Mineralogy, 1963-1973
  •  Museum curator, Division of Mineralogy, 1973-1981
  •  Associate curator-in-charge, 1981-1984
  •  Curator-in-charge, 1984-1991

Identified the “hard stones” at Hillwood, the estate of Marjorie Merriweather Post, circa 1989.

Kustos ("means curation"), associate in museum/collector consulting business, 1991-present

Founder, editor and original publisher of journal The Mineralogical Record

Author of two books on popular mineralogy; technical consultant on two videos and a movie relating to minerals and gems; published more than 60 technical and popular articles about minerals and gems

Has served as officer in Mineral Museums Advisory Council and Commission on Museums, International Mineralogical Association

Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America and honorary member of three mineralogical societies and the Washington Guild, American Gem Society

Consultant with The Discovery Channel on the production of geology and mineralogy related portions of the Discovery Interactive Library, a series of video disc/software educational packages being produced for classroom use (1992)

Member, Board of Advisors, Jewelry Trade Center, Bangkok, Thailand (1992-1994)

Secretary, American Gemstone Mining Association, (1992-1994)

Consultant with Sandra S. Nichols in GEMART (1992-1995)

Consultant, The Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, (1992-1993) (developed new mineral/gem gallery which opened March 1993)

U. S. representative for Munich Mineral Show

Consulting editor, Rocks & Minerals (1996-present)

Adjunct curator, Clement Museum - Marion, Kentucky

Designed mineral exhibit, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA. Opened May 1, 2008 - (see below)
Masters Mineral Gallery, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA.
Editorial board member, Mineral Almanac (Russian publication)


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Award

The Seaman Mineral Museum Society hosted its 14th annual fundraiser gala for the benefit of the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum on October 2, 2010 in Houghton, Michigan on the campus of Michigan Technological University. The fall color season was about at its peak and a cold rainy morning turned to a lovely afternoon. Eighty-two people attended. A highlight of the evening was presenting John S. White with the 2010 Dr. Charles A. Salotti Earth Science Education award. This was the twelfth presentation of the award.
Salotti Award

Shown are Dr. Salotti's daughter, Joanie Salotti-Craig, John White, and John Jaszczak.
John White was recognized for his visionary founding of the Mineralogical Record, as well as for his past and continuing work in education through writing, speaking and consulting.

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