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

Schedule

Friday, November 17

  • 3:00 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
  • 11:45 am · Jewellery 101!
  • 1:00 pm · Healing with Crystals
  • 3:00 pm · What's Special About Minerals?
  • 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

11:45 am - 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.

1:00 pm - Healing with Crystals
Just like a magnet has invisible magnetic fields, every crystal gives off its own unique energy and pull. In this talk by Zulekha Noormohamed, we'll cover some of the more popular crystals used for crystal healing and how they relate to your chakras and well being.

3:00 pm - What's Special About Minerals?
Come learn from Jane Wilson, of Mining Matters, about different kinds of minerals and their identifying properties. See the different ways geologists test minerals and learn how you can do many of these tests at home on your own mineral collection. Also learn why the properties of minerals are important for their uses in everyday life.

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