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Paul K. Sims
(1918 - )

President of the Colorado Scientific Society


Paul K. Sims

President 1957.  Honorary member 1977

  • Geologist

  • Illinois Geological Survey, 1943-1944.  University of Minnesota, Professor and Director of Minnesota Geological Survey, 1961-1973.  U.S. Geological Survey, 1946-1961, 1973- . Worked particularly on the Precambrian of the Colorado Front Range, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, and on ore deposits, as iron in New Jersey, lead-zinc in the Metalline district of Washington, and gold in the Archean of South Pass area of Wyoming

  • Educated at University of Illinois and Princeton University

  • Meritorious Service Award, U.S. Department of Interior, 1985.  Goldich Medal of Institute of Lake Superior Geology

  • Member, Society of Economic Geologists (President 1976).  Fellow, Geological Society of America

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