2014 Speaker: Joe Marty, Salt Lake City, Utah
Joe Marty is a retired medical technologist who taught hematopathology at the University of Utah. He presently operates a microscope-service business. Joe is an avid field collector and photographer of micro-minerals. Joe was elected to the BMS Micromounters Hall of Fame in 2005. He has found many new minerals in the Southwest and maintains productive scientific collaborations with (other) mineralogists in the U.S. and abroad. Joe and his wife Petrea, spend their summers fishing in Alaska on Prince of Wales Island.
Topics: Recent Collecting Adventures; Hidden Treasure Mine, Utah – A Mineral Collector’s Treasure; New Vanadium Minerals from the Colorado Plateau with an Emphasis on Postite; and My Favorite Microminerals – Self Collected, Trades, and Purchases.