October 9—FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free; Free admission to show and museum, free parking. Free booths for nonprofit groups promoting minerals, gems, or fossils.
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 Post subject: Marty Haske RIP
PostPosted: Sat Feb 05, 2022 10:09 pm 
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Martin Haske passed away on January 12, 2022 after a long illness.
Marty was the first one to use fiber optic spectrometers for gemology and the first one to build and sell a portable Raman spectrometer for gemology , all in the mid to late 1990s.
He was the recipient of many gemological awards and a couple of patents. He was a graduate of MIT for his Bachelor's and Masters in Engineering. His real Day Job was designing celestial navigation software for Intercontinental Ballistic Missles.
Rest Easy, my Friend.


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 Post subject: Re: Marty Haske RIP
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Crap. My jaw just dropped. I'm so sorry to hear the news.
Thanks for your post. :shock: :(


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 Post subject: Re: Marty Haske RIP
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He was special and will be missed for sure. God Speed Marty...


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