The 46th Annual Denver Gem and Mineral Show
Events Schedule for 2004
The following events took place at the 2004 Show:
Friday9am: Show opens to public
9am - 1pm: School groups visit show
1:30pm - 2pm: Society of Mineral Museum Professionals Board Meeting (Lecture Room)
2pm - 3pm: Society of Mineral Museum Professionals General Meeting (Lecture Room)
6pm: Show Closes
Saturday9am: Show opens to public
11am: Friends of Mineralogy Social -- Small meeting room
1pm: Presentation by Kirk R. Johnson - Identifying fossil plants from the Eocene Green River Formation of Douglas Pass, Colorado and Bonanza, Utah
1pm: Presentation by Peter J. Modreski - Starting a Mineral Collection
2pm: Presentation by Brian Jackson - Scottish Zeolites
3pm: Presentation by Berthold Ottens - Minerals of the Deccan Traps
6pm: Show Closes
Saturday Night Special in the Palm Court of the Denver Merchandise Mart Main Building
Sunday10am: Show opens to public
1pm: Presentation by Richard D. Mandell - Blue Jade
2pm: Presentation by Don Newsome - Creating Great Fluorescent Mineral Displays
3pm: Presentation by Brian Jackson - Scottish Gemstones
5pm: Show closes! See you next year!
Every DayALL DAY: Continuous hobby demonstrations in the Club Area.
ALL DAY: The Fluorescent Room - mineral specimens that glow under ultraviolet lights!
ALL DAY: Numerous competitive and non-competitive (e.g. museum) exhibits.
ALL DAY: "Bones", the walking T-Rex skeleton.
ALL DAY: Rooms and booths full of dealers (retail and wholesale).
ALL DAY: FREE Shuttle bus service to the satellite shows is available at the North and South Entrances.
Events for other years can be seen here: