• Gashinsky Lecture

About This Goodman School of Mines Lecture Series

Canadian Diamonds – Nothing but the Hard Facets
By Ron Gashinski, Rough Diamond Consultant/Gemmologist/Diamond Advisor – Three Point Five Two Inc.


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Mr. Gashinski worked for Falconbridge Nickel Mines and Esso Minerals as an exploration geologist throughout Canada and the U.S. He became an accredited gemmologist and joined the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines in the 90’s as Chief Provincial Mining Recorder. He later became Senior Diamond Advisor and Ontario’s first Chief Gemmologist and Director of Ontario’s Diamond Sector Unit with primary responsibility for its diamond royalty valuation process. Post-retirement Ron consults on diamond and gemstone projects around the world through his private company Three Point Five Two Inc. and is presently working on projects in Canada, Botswana and for other un-named governments.

Please join us at 7 p.m. in the Fraser Auditorium at Laurentian University on November 26th, 2013.

Additional Information

Admission is free. Free parking in lot 1. Tickets are required for entry. Seating is limited. Lecture is in English.


November 26, 2013 at 7:00pm


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