2016 SPECIAL EXHIBITS
DINOSUARS! – Dinosaur Brokers; Woodland Park, CO
A presentation of life size casts by the recreation experts at Dinosaur Brokers.
FABULOUS FLUORITES – THREE CASES FEATURING OUTSTANDING FLUORITE SPECIMENS
Case #1 – Dr. Charles Spencer; Lees Summit, MO and Kenneth Stalder; De Soto, KS
Case#2 - Kevin Conroy; St. Louis, MO and Bruce Stinemetz; Independence, MO
Case #3 – Mississippi Valley Chapter, Friends of Mineralogy
MR. BONES – Tim Seeber; Louisville, CO
Once again the Kansas City Gem & Mineral show is proud to present Tim and his friendly dinosaur puppets. They can be seen wandering the floor during show hours. Beware or you will be eaten!
FOSSIL PREPERATION – Science City; Kansas City, MO
See how the experts from Science City prepare real fossils for display.
MISSOURI MINES STATE HISTORIC SITE – Art Hebrank; Park hills, MO
A display of minerals from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Museum
THE BIRTH OF AMETHYST – Prairie Fire Museum; Overland Park, KS
A display of amethysts and an explanation of how amethyst forms in nature.
THE ART OF FLINT KNAPPING – Demonstrations by various local artists
Flint knapping is the art of shaping rocks such as flint and chert into weapons and tools. Demonstrations will be given continuously throughout the Show
WALK THROUGH STORY BOOK – Judy Oetting; Levasy, MO
A geological experience geared to the younger set, but of interest to everyone.