Spring means getting outside again and looking for more Rocks. Take time now to vote on where you want to go to find rocks to add to your collection.
Shaun and Isabella find a large obsidian specimen. See more pictures of 2012 field trips!!
Our guest speaker for March was club member Matthew DeGraffenried who showed us how to make marbles. Read about it in this months newsletter or you can view part one of his 4-part series on youtube below.
Our 2012 Parade of Gems Rock Show was a success once again. Here are some pictures (more coming)
I have added some more pictures of the March Rock Show to the gallery.
UPCOMING 25 Jan 2012 TGMS Regular Meeting
Candice Poole, our Program Chairperson, reports that Jani Radebaugh, BYU Professor from the Department of Geological Sciences will be speaking on Meteorites at our January 25, 2012 TGMS Regular meeting.
Our meeting, which is held at the Eldred Center at 7:00 p.m. provides educational programs, A Silent Auction where members can purchase rough rocks, some slabs and cabochons and other good quality rocks. Also at our meetings, Door prizes are drawn by those attending the meeting, Field trips are discussed, and information about the March 16, 17 & 18, 2012 show will be shared.
SEE YOU THERE
See some pictures from the Christmas Party,
the 2011 Parade of Gems Rock Show
and a recent club field trip !!
The Jr Club had a Blast with their volcano exhibit and some lucky folks were able to find some nice crystals in the bags of sand they purchased!