Department of Mineral Sciences Lecture Series
Cooper Reading Room, E207A
Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History
2nd Floor East Wing
(Visitors use Constitution Ave. Entrance)
Tuesday, October 30, 2001
Lecture: 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
"The Gem Hunter in Afghanistan and the World Crisis"
Gary W. Bowersox
President and Chairman
Mr. Bowersox probably knows the mountainous region of Northern Afghanistan better than any other American. He has spent the past thirty years exploring, mining, buying, and doing research on gems and minerals in Afghanistan and Central Asia. He has written two books, Gemstones of Afghanistan, published by GeoScience Press, and The Gem Hunter in Afghanistan (currently being edited). This past August he completed the documentary, The Gem Hunter in Afghanistan 2001. Mr Bowersox is currently in Washington, DC consulting two government organizations on Afghanistan and the world crises.
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