Minerals

Collection Assistant Debra WilsonDeb Wilson

c/o: WilsonM@carnegiemnh.org
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080
412.622.3391

Academic Training 

B.A. Grand Valley State University

Publications 

Widely published mineral photographer since 1984 including:

Cover photos 

  • CARNEGIE magazine, November/December 1996
  • Rocks & Minerals, January/February 2001
  • Matrix, Winter 2002–2003
  • 2000, 2001 & 2004 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Annual Report

Books 

  • Scenic Trips to the Geologic Past No. 2, The Enchanted Circle-loop drives from Taos, 1991
  • Celebrating the First 100 Years of the Carnegie 1895-1995 in Pittsburgh, 1995
  • Mineralogy of Michigan, 2004
  • Structure of Materials: An Introduction to Crystallography, Diffraction, and Symmetry, 2007
  • American Mineral Treasures, 2008

Magazine and Journal articles 

  • Annals of Carnegie Museum 
  • Attaché magazine, US Airways  
  • Carnegie magazine  
  • extraLapis English  
  • JOM (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society)
  • Lapidary Journal  
  • Lapis  
  • Mineralogical Almanac  
  • The Mineralogical Record  
  • Pittsburgh magazine  
  • Rock & Gem  
  • Rocks & Minerals  

Newsletters 

  • Geonieuws (Mineralogical Society of Antwerp)
  • What’s Gnu (Carnegie Museum staff newsletter)

Newspapers 

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  
  • McKeesport Daily News  
  • Arizona Daily Star  
  • New Castle News  
  • Valley News Dispatch  
  • North Hills News Record  
  • Butler Eagle  
  • Weirton Herald-Star  
  • Wheeling News-Register  
  • Youngstown Vindicator  
  • Sharon Herald  
  • Sun Gazette  
  • Pittsburgh News Weekly  

Calendars
1998 Mineralogical Society of America, Minerals from the Collections of American Museums, months of April & July

Postcards
New Mexico Minerals I (set of 10) 

Catalogs
Argentum Auctions 1998 & 1999

Websites 

Miscellaneous 

  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History invitations and brochures
  • Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems brochures
  • Carnegie Gem & Mineral Show programs and brochures

Presented Papers 

  • Matlen, B.J., Shipley, T.F., Chaurasia, N., Wilson, M.L., Wilson, D.L., & Klahr, D. (2013). A comparison of comparison types: Applications of analogical instruction in mineralogy identification, Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, April 29.