Online Access Preserves, Improves and Promotes Vital Mineral Collection in British Columbia
SEG will be at the online Remote Roundup mineral exploration and development conference from January 18 to 22.
Anyone registered for the conference can find them in the Regional Groups Lounge.
SEG Rock Room Administrator Anastasia Ledwon said: “The Smithers Exploration Group Rock Room makes Smithers home to a unique and valuable tool for mineral exploration and anyone interested in geology. It will continue to attract student, industry and government attention to Smithers as a community committed to the sustainable growth of the minerals.”
The SEG team worked with not-for-profit Below BC to capture high-resolution three-dimensional photographs of Rock Room specimens and uploaded them to Below BC’s online interactive map, bringing them to a wider audience. here) or virtually (view digital tour here). As part of the project, SEG also made lighting and safety improvements at the Rock Room in Smithers.
Geoscience BC Vice President Minerals Christa Pellett said: “The SEG Rock Room, which hosts more than 2,000 rock samples from mineral deposits and rock units across the province, is an extremely valuable resource for training and teaching geology and Geoscience BC was pleased to able to support these upgrades.”
View the project pages (2018-012) for more information.
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