The London Gem & Mineral Show - Out Of This Earth!

Schedule

Friday, November 17

  • 4:00 pm - Doors Open
  • 7:00 pm - How Fossils are Created!
  • 9:00 pm - Doors Close

Saturday, November 18

  • 10:00 am - Doors Open
  • 11:30 am - How Fossils are Created!
  • 1:30 pm - Hard Core Ontario!
  • 3:30 pm - Meteorites - They are out of this Earth!
  • 5:00 pm - LIVE AUCTION
  • 6:00 pm - Doors Close

Sunday, November 19

  • 10:00 am - Doors Open
  • 12:00 pm - Jewellery 101!
  • 2:00 pm - Meteorites
  • 5:00 pm - Doors Close

Educational Talks

Friday, November 17

7:00 pm - How Fossils are Created!
Come hear all about Fossils and how they come to be. Check out the many fossil samples from our very own expert Bob O'Donnel, "The Fossil Guy!" A free 60 Million year old shark tooth will be given out to every participant.

Saturday, November 18

11:30 am - How Fossils are Created!
Come hear all about Fossils and how they come to be. Check out the many fossil samples from our very own expert Bob O'Donnel, "The Fossil Guy!" A free 60 Million year old shark tooth will be given out to every participant.

1:30 pm - Hard Core Ontario!
Come learn all about how we explore and identify minerals and rocks deep in the earth. Participants will get to view an array of drill cores, learn about the tools and techniques on "logging" drill cores. Then you will get to examine and try your own hand at logging drill cores. Brought to you by Jeff Sage, retired Science Teacher and Volunteer with the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum.

3:30 pm - Meteorites - They are out of this Earth!
Come learn all about Meteorites. Where do they come from and how do they come to be. Learn about different types of Meteorites and see some real samples. Brought to you by Professor Jeffrey Shallit from the University of Waterloo.

Sunday, November 19

12:00 pm - Jewellery 101!
Come learn all about Jewellery and how we turn gems into beautiful Jewellery pieces. With our very own gemologist and Jewellery creator Reza Piroznia of Jewellery Jamboree.

2:00 pm - Meteorites
Come learn all about Meteorites. Including some of Ontario's most recent falls - St. Thomas fall in March 2014 or the Grimsby Fall of 2009 and much more! With our very own Dr. Phil McCausland from the University of Western Ontario and one of the leading experts in the world!

Please Note - seating is limited and on a first come basis.