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Featured Speaker

2024 New Mexico Mineral Symposium
Macey Center, Socorro, NM, November 1-3, 2024

“Stories of the King of Kashmir" [one of the world’s finest mineral specimens]

Daniel Trinchillo, founder of Fine Minerals International

Daniel Trinchillo

Photo: Daniel Trinchillo with the "King of Kashmir", beryl (var. aquamarine), quartz, microcline, albite from Nyet Bruk, Nyet, Braldu Valley, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Daniel's talks will include "Stories of the King of Kashmir," the recent discovery, extraction, and preparation of one of the world's finest mineral specimens. A second talk (title TBA) will cover several other collecting adventures that Daniel and Fine Minerals International are currently involved with, including mining for gold specimens at the Eagle's Nest Mine in  Placer County, California.

See more information about the New Mexico Mineral Symposium.