Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Jeffrey Post

Mineralogist and Curator-in-Charge of Gems and Minerals
Department / Division
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin, Platteville
Research Interests

Environmental mineralogy; single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction; electron microscopy; manganese oxide minerals; clay minerals; computer modeling of mineral structures, rietveld analysis; gemology.

Journal Article
Book Chapter
  • Post, Jeffrey E. 1999. "Manganese Oxide Minerals: Crystal Structures and Economic and Environmental Significance." In Colloquium on Geology, Mineralogy, and Human Welfare. Smith, J. V., editor. 3447–3454. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences.
  • Post, Jeffrey E. and Bish, D. L. 1989. "Rietveld Refinements of Crystal Structures Using Powder X-ray Diffraction Data." In Modern Powder Diffraction. Bish, D. L. and Post, Jeffrey E., editors. 277–308. Washington, D. C.: Mineralogical Society of America.