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William S. Wise

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University of Southern California

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CFMS Newsletter - VoL XXXVI, No. 5 - May. 1999

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11:00 a.m. - Lecture: Dr. Bill Wise, "Benitoite, California State Gem"Dr. Bill Wise (Benitoite, State Gem) is a retired Professor of Geology from the University of Southern California, where he taught Mineralogy and Geology courses for 35 years.Among many of his research projects he studied the Benitoite Gem Mine in San Benito County.He is the author of several articles and reports of his research which have appeared in national magazines over the past 35 years.Dr. Wise has shared his results with many amateur mineralogy groups and helped them with identification.


CFMS Newsletter - VoL XXXVI, No. 5 - May. 1999

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11:00 a.m. - Lecture: Dr. Bill Wise, "Benitoite, California State Gem"
Dr. Bill Wise (Benitoite, State Gem) is a retired Professor of Geology from the University of Southern California, where he taught Mineralogy and Geology courses for 35 years. Among many of his research projects he studied the Benitoite Gem Mine in San Benito County. He is the author of several articles and reports of his research which have appeared in national magazines over the past 35 years. Dr. Wise has shared his results with many amateur mineralogy groups and helped them with identification.


March 2000

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In a joint announcement made at the 35th Annual Pacific Micromount Conference in Redlands, California on January 29, 2000, Dr. William S. Wise of the Department of Geological Sciences, University of California at Santa Barbara and Dr. Anthony R. Kampf, Curator of Mineral Sciences Section, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, confirmed the approval by the IMA of a new mineral named "juanitaite" for Juanita Curtis.
In 1969 Juanita was honored with the Federations,s Golden Bear Award, and more recently was named as one of their Scholarship Honorees The following written statement regarding the discovery, description and naming of the mineral was issued jointly by Dr. Wise, Dr. Kampf, and Dr. George R. Rossman, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology: "In September of 1971, a group of four collectors, Juanita and husband Charles (Bob) Curtis, Wayne Leicht and Fred Croad, visited the Gold Hill mine in Utah. On the dump immediately west of the 30-foot level adit (see Kokinos and Wise, 1993, Fig. They didn't match anything she had seen before from Gold Hill, so she sent them to Bill Wise for identification. In their joint statement, Bill Wise and Tony Kampf related the process through which the mineral was finally approved. After the first application was submitted by Dr. Wise, the mineral was returned for further studies. Timing of the announcement by Dr. Wise and Dr. Kampf could not have been more meaningful.


September 2000

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William Wise


CFMS Newsletter - Vol. XLIII, No. 8 - September 2006

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Will your society be represented at the Board of Directors' Meeting in Visalia?
Robert, BOB Jones, Senior Editor of Rocks and Gems, nominated by San Diego Mineral & Gem Society and Conejo Gem & Mineral Club; and Dr. William S. Wise, Professor Emeritus, University of California Santa Barbara, nominated by the Northern California Mineralogical Association.


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