Geology professor speaking at the Ozark Gem and Mineral Show

A head shot of Michelfelder.Interested the formation of volcanoes and mountains? Attend the 49th annual Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show this upcoming weekend (Oct. 15-16) at the Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St. Dr. Gary Michelfelder, assistant professor of geology, will give two separate talks at 1:30 both Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, Oct. 15 Michelfelder will hold a public lecture titled “What is the Real Risk of an Eruption at Yellowstone?” Sunday, Oct. 16 his lecture will be “Volcanoes, Mountains and Gold: The Volcanic History of the Mogollan Datil Volanic Field, New Mexico.” Both lectures are included free of charge with the price of admission

Cost to attend the show is $6 for adults ($1 off with a flyer), $3 for students and attendees 12 and under are $1.The flyer for the mineral show.


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