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From left are Mark Jensen, his daughter Katie and his wife, Lori. The family donated a unique collection of rocks and minerals, dinosaur bones and a 25- to 30-million-year-old turtle shell to the Headwaters Science Center. Pioneer Photo/Anne Williams

Family donates unique collection to Headwaters Science Center

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The Headwaters Science Center received a unique collection of rocks, minerals and dinosaur bones as a gift, made official at a donation ceremony at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 17, at the HSC.

The donated collection comes from the family of Mark Jensen of Bemidji, who inherited the collection from his parents, Melvin and Clarice Jensen of Baron, Wis.

"My folks were amateur scientists and geologists. They had a tremendous love of geology," said Mark Jensen.

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