2014 Forum to be held in United Kingdom!
The FGIM Board of Directors formally accepted a proposal to hold the 50th Annual Forum in the United Kingdom in 2014. The meeting is likely to be held at the academic facilities of Durham University in northeast England. Accommodation will be in university residence halls with alternative lodging at a range of nearby hotels (Marriott, Radisson, Premier Inn).
Durham City Center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is ideally located for visits to Holy Island, Hadrians Wall, the Pennine lead mining area, The Dales, Lake District, and Scotland.
Field trips include visits to:
Dolomite and limestone quarries
Roadstone (igneous and sandstone)
Building stones (granite, limestone)
Historic metal and industrial mineral sites
For more information contact:
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