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Online Talk: Scotland’s Agates

13 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

- Free

Join Emily Brown, Assistant Curator of Earth Systems at National Museums Scotland on a journey though agate formation and agate collecting in Scotland, through the lens of the world famous Scottish agate collection at National Museums Scotland.

Agates have fascinated people for thousands of years and have particular cultural relevance for Scotland through their use creating pebble jewelry. Have you ever wondered how these wonderful banded stones formed, or why Scotland is so prolific for agate hunting? This talk will explain the mysteries of agates and show some of the best agate collecting locations through the lens of the Scottish agate collection at National Museums Scotland.

Free, but booking essential: tickets


Suitable for adults and young peopleLevel of prior knowledge - beginnerLocation - onlineSubject Area - Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks


An event in the Scottish Geology Festival 2022, organised by the Scottish Geology Trust. Please support us: Discover – Support – Join.

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Date:
13 September
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scotlands-agates-tickets-396208479227

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Earth Systems at National Museums Scotland
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Details

Date:
13 September
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, , , , ,
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/scotlands-agates-tickets-396208479227

Organiser

Earth Systems at National Museums Scotland
View Organiser Website