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David Schey

David Schey has a passion for exploring old mines, mills, and ghost towns in the American Southwest.  His background includes a bachelor's degree in anthropology and a masterís degree in geology from the University of Minnesota and eight years experience as a minerals exploration geologist, working mostly in the southwestern United States.  As a geologist, he has visited and evaluated the mineral potential of several underground mines in Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada. 

 David currently works as a database programmer/administrator for an engineering and environmental consulting company where he continues to work with other geologists.  Vacations still find him in old mining areas, piecing together the stories of the geology and the mines. David also enjoys volunteering in the Paleontology lab at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science where you may find him cleaning and preserving dinosaur bones. 

David lives in Golden, Colorado, with his wife, Peggy.





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