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Pyrite Oxidation: where are we now?

The Natural History Museum/ Geological Curators Group

Organiser:The Natural History Museum/ Geological Curators Group
Venue:The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
Event cost:Costs for the event are expected to be £15-30

A seminar and workshop day, to share current knowledge about pyrite oxidation within earth science collections.

Pyrite oxidation is a significant problem for mineral and fossil collections in both small and large museums. But what are the most recent research developments and what are we all doing about it? Do you have, or suspect you have pyritic specimens within your collections? If so, save the date for this day of talks and workshops to be held at the Natural History Museum in London, in association with Geological Curators Group.

Speakers are invited for the morning session. If you are undertaking a re-storage program or have recently undertaken/embarked on research then we would love to hear about it. Please send a 300 word abstract with one image to Lu at
Abstracts will be included in the conference booklet.

Contact:Lu Allington-Jones
The Natural History Museum
The Conservation Centre
Cromwell Road

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