James Holstein

Collections Manager

Gantz Family Collections Center
Science Focus

      I am the collections manager of physical geology.   I track over 65,000 rock, mineral, gem and meteorite specimens.  We send out loans to research all around the world...

      • crystal structures
      • impact craters
      • isotope analysis

      Education and Work

      • Field work
      • database management
      • SEM analysis
      • acid dissolution

      Research Sketch

      We do research in presolar grains to understand the universe after the big bang and before the formation of the solar system.