Minerals-Special Exhibits
                      Student  Presentations

Cochise College
Virtual Museum of Geology (VMG)
Hall of Minerals

Geology Home Page

Roger Weller, geology instructor    wellerr@cochise.edu  

Mineralogy Topics
The following 23 educational displays were
developed by Cochise College students.
To return to entrance page of the Virtual Geology Museum,
just click on
VGM on any index page.

          The Mineral That Started a War: Columbite-Tantalite-                                
                      by Lyndsey Gruey (Spring 2006)

Tantalum, Cell Phones, and War
                      by Jennifer Starkey  (Spring 2005)

          Copper-by Mike Hernandez  (Spring 2005)
          All About Gold- by Christina Lancaster  (Fall 2005)
Gold, the Native Element- by Michelle Simmons  (Fall 2005)
Gold, Silver, Copper- Precious Commodities-
                      by Simara Hubble (Fall 2005)

          The Mysticism of Silver- by Shaun Hickey  (Fall 2005)
          The History of Tungsten- by Matt Wozniak  (Fall 2005)
          Radon Gas- by Luis Aguilera  (Fall 2005)
          Minerals in the Human Body- Katherine Shipman
                                      (Fall 2006)

          The Special Relationship between Azurite and Malachite-
                     by Jesse Smith  (Fall 2005)
          Mica, The Wonder Mineral- by Amanda Temenak (Fall 2005)

          Olivine and Peridot- by Rachel Fero  (Spring 2005)
          Geodes-by Shawn Engle  (Spring 2005)
          Zeolites- by Nathan Aloisio  (Spring 2006)
          Majestic Selenite- Nancy Moses (Spring 2009)
          Conflict Diamonds- by Elizabeth Cruz (Fall 2006)

mining and use of earth materials
The Worries of a Bisbee Copper Miner-
                      by Maria Ramos  (Spring 2006)

          A Look at Mining-by Jessi Nesbitt  (Spring 2005)
Granite Quarries- by Shayna Redwine  (Spring 2006)                             
          Mining in North Carolina- by Johnny Petteway  (Fall 2005)                       
          What is Concrete?- by Andrew Haldorson  (Fall 2005)
          Gold Mining- by Erica Archer (Fall 2006)

          Outlook Good for Petroleum's Future?
                            by Odessa Solomon (Fall 2006)