Mineral discovered by former U employee named Mineral of the Year

December 1, 2015

A mineral discovered by retired University of Utah medical technologist Joe Marty recently received the inaugural Mineral of the Year award for 2014 by the International Mineral Association. Marty discovered the winning mineral, ophirite, roughly 25 years ago at the Ophir Hill Consolidated mine of Utah.┬áThe mine, located in the Ophir district in the Oquirrh […]