Ferguson Lecture, November 6, 2013
Esteemed mineralogist Dr. George Robinson gave the Ferguson Lecture on November 6th (pamphlet). The Lecture series is named in honor of Susan Caroline Ferguson who was a geology major in the early 1980’s. Dr. Robinson’s presentation, which drew over 100 attendees was entitled “The Mineralogy of St. Lawrence County and Environs”. George and co-author Steve Chamberlain recently published a book entitled “ The Collector’s Guide to the Minerals of New York State”. George and his wife Susan, who received undergraduate degrees from SUNY Potsdam, are currently volunteering their time to help improve and modernize the department’s extensive mineral collection.