58th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals (FGIM)

Virtual Event

10/6/2022 8:00 AM - 10/6/2022 12:00 PM MST

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Bringing geologists from around the world together to share the importance of industrial minerals.

Make plans to attend the 58th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals virtually, October 6, 2022 from 8:00 am - noon MT. You'll hear from anticipated speakers in 20-minute sessions.

Participation is open to professionals, students, representatives of the mineral industry, government officials, and the general public.

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$45 Member | $90 Nonmember


Gypsum Mining in Nevada
Dave Bieber, PG
Manager of Geology/Survey, West Division, Martin Marietta

Western Pozzolans for Cement
Tom Newman, CPG
Chief Geologist, Holcim (US) Inc.

Proposed Classification of Potential Reactivity of Concrete Aggregate
Steve Stokowski, CPG, PG
Stone Products Consultants

Industrial Minerals of Nevada
Jim Faulds
Professor, State Geologist, Director of the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Great Salt Lake: A Critical Mineral Resource Worth Preserving
Andrew Rupke, PG
Industrial Minerals Geologist, Utah Geological Survey

Diatomaceous Earth as a Possible Strength Enhancer in Concrete
Jack Sackrider
Project Geologist at Westward Environmental

The Role of Industrial Minerals in the Low-carbon Energy Future
J. Richard Kyle
Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

More About FGIM


The Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals (FGIM) is an international meeting of geologists and mining professionals interested in industrial minerals.

For over half a century the Forum's focus has been on the geology of industrial minerals with an emphasis on the promotion of the knowledge and organization of mining, mineral processing, regulation and reclamation through the forum meetings, presentations and field trips.