Oral History Videos

Established by Jeff Hedenquist and James Macdonald, this series aims to record life experiences of key figures in the field of economic geology. Please consider submitting your own video of an economic geologist of note for potential inclusion in this series. Read the guidelines for suggestions on preparing an interview.

Featured Video

Douglas Kirwin

Collecting With Douglas Kirwin

Douglas Kirwin recently donated his rock and mineral collection, amassed over a 45-year career around the world as an exploration geologist, to the Royal Ontario Museum, to be used for teaching, research and viewing by the public. The collection includes samples from ore deposits, with suites of ore samples and fragmental rocks from over 100 deposits in 45 countries, weathered gossans over ores from South America, USA and Europe, igneous rocks with unidirectional solidification textures (USTs), specimens from the Kola region of northwest Russia, minerals from China, India, and Bulgaria, and gems from Mogok, Myanmar.

Courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum © ROM.

Recorded: January 1, 2015
Shared: September 13, 2018

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