Buffalo Geological Society Meeting with Dino Zack- January 8, 2016-Buffalo,NY

Buffalo Geological Society Meeting is on January 8 at 7:30pm with featured speaker, Dino Zack discussing the Fluorescent Minerals of NY. Held at Parkside Lutheran Church,  Depew and Wallace Streets, Buffalo. Open to the public.

Over 500 of 4000 different minerals are known to fluoresce. Zack will discuss various types of mineral fluorescents including Northern NY collecting locations, specimens and types of luminescence including fluorescence, phosphorescence, triboluminescence, thermoluminescence, tenebrescence.

Mr. Zack worked as a petroleum geologist in New York State for several years before switching to the environmental geology.  Mr. Zack is an active member of several professional affiliations including Buffalo Association of Professional Geologists, Society of American Military Engineers, Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York, and the Fluorescent Mineral Society. He is a Certified Professional Geologist, a Professional Geologist for the state of Alaska, and is currently working toward earning his Project Management Professional certification.

Mr. Zack presently works out of Buffalo, New York as project manager/geologist with AECOM Technical Services, Inc and provides oversight for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at Superfund sites.  In addition, Mr. Zack is closely following the natural gas development of the Marcellus and Utica Shale in and around New York State.

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