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Kirk Johnson, the Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Ceremony,Geology,Horizontal,Launch Event,Mineral,Natural History Museum,Precious Gem,Smithsonian Institution,Talking,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPKirk Johnson, the Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, speaks during a unveiling ceremony in the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History December 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Dom Pedro aquamarine, currently considered the largest single piece of cut gem aquamarine in the world, was donated to the Smithsonian by Jane Mitchell and her husband Jeffrey Bland. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)