Dorian L. Nicol

California, USA and London, England

Dorian (Dusty) Nicol is an exploration geologist who lives in northern California when he is not traveling. He graduated from MIT in 1976 and has worked around the world (at last count in 74 countries) looking for a variety of mineral deposits, mostly gold and copper. He loves languages and at last count had learned 7 languages with some level of proficiency. He is currently working in eastern Russia on a copper-silver project and in Kyrgyzstan on a gold project. His dream in life is to retire and have the leisure to read the classics of literature in the original languages in which they were written.