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Gem & Mineral Council 2016 Events

April 6 GIA dinner at the museum

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April 17 Lecture and Dinner at a Collector's Home  with lecture by Peter Keller

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June 11 Lecture and Dinner at a Collector's Home with lecture by George Rossman

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For any additional information about these events, please contact the Gem & Mineral Council at or 213.763.3326.