George Phillips

HGMS Presentation ~ “Blue Springs Fossil Site- Geological and Paleontological Significance” by George Phillips

George Phillips will be making his presentation on 17 November 2015 at the Huntsville Senior Center, 2200 Drake Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama. Mr. Phillips is the Paleontology Curator at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. He attended the Mississippi State University receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and Biology and attended Graduate School receiving a Master’s Degree at […]


HGMS Presentation: “Prospecting: Tools of the Trade” by Michael Soroczak

On 27 October, Michael  Soroczak will present “Prospecting: Tools of the Trade”. Michael Soroczak has a Bachelor of Science in Vocational & Technical Education from Athens State College and an Associate’s Degree in Occupational Studies from the Culinary Institute of America.  Mike, as we have all come to know him, is also a Veteran of […]

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HGMS Presentation: “Geology of the Tennessee Valley – Mineralogy and Petrology” by Dr. Richard Statom

     On 22 September 2015 Dr. Richard Statom will present “Geology of the Tennessee Valley with an emphasis on Mineralogy and Petrology.”. Dr. Richard Statom is an Assistant Professor of Geology at University of North Alabama (UNA). His education includes a Bachelor of Science from University of South Alabama, a Master of Science from Mississippi State […]