Visiting geology students study rock formations during a stop on the tour from the West Slope Intercollegiate Field Conference. Boise State hosted the conference in 1976, which included a speech by Dr. Terry Maley, geologist for Idaho Department of...
Geology student Dave Schwarz holding a spiral fossil shell which he found on a paleontology class field trip. The fossil was considered an extraordinary find, due to the fact similar specimens found in the region and time period were much smaller.
Boise State University; Geology; Prospecting; Gold
Students pan for gold and other rare minerals in a summer course on "Mineral Prospecting in Field Geology" taught by Kenneth Hollenbaugh. Students in this course also learned about mineral identification, map reading, and mining laws.