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Boise, ID 83712 (Next to the Old Pen)

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Rock Identification

February 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Coyote Short is a Professional Geologist, licensed in Idaho. She is one-half Paiute-Modoc Indian and one-half French. Born in central Idaho, she has lived in various parts of the northwest, and now makes her home in Boise, as her lineage is with the Boise Valley Tribes. Her fields of work include geology, archaeology, and chemistry. She studies at BSU and has been a dedicated volunteer at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology for over 20 years. Her knowledge of Idaho’s rocks and minerals is impressive.

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This will be an informal discussion, 3 people at 1pm or 2pm on Feb. 13, 20, & 27. Face masks that cover nose and mouth required. Free for museum members, $5 for each nonmember.

Call Shirley with questions, 208-283-3186. Please leave message for a return call.

The museum is moving to pre-registrations for all events.

Thank you for your support.

IMMG Board of Directors


February 27, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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