Ed Swoboda - A Life of Gems and Minerals

Ed Swoboda - A Life of Gems and Minerals
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From the Westward Look 2012 Sunday Evening Event. Ed Swoboda - American mineral collector and first recipient of the Mineralogical Record’s newly-created award, The American Mineral Heritage Award created to recognize lifetime achievements in field collecting.

From collecting Benitoite in the 30s to being the first to begin mining Brazilianite in the 40s to finding the Tourmaline blue cap pocket in the 70s and so much more. Ed Swoboda’s career has spanned both decades and continents.

Now, for the first time, Swoboda tells stories of his world-wide adventures and shares images from his private photo collection. Hear the collecting stories only one man can tell in the highest attended Sunday Evening Program the Westward Look Mineral Show has ever hosted.

It’s history in the making.

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