Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Big News! Show Location!!

Show Chair Jeannine Weiner reports that the 2017 Gem and Mineral Show will be back at its regular location - the newly renovated Grant County Conference and Business Center on Highway 180.    Club member Andy Anderson sent in these photos of the facility as Show leadership measures and evaluates the new space. 



Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Great advice about Rockhounding safety

Here is a great article that will help you make sure you are safe when out in the field.    Be sure to check it out!

Silent Auction items for April meeting




March and April Beacons

Sorry, we are a little behind, but here you can find the March club newsletter.  

 And here you can find the April club newsletter. 

Silver City Library Display


The display was a BIG HIT! Many patrons of the library expressed that they were sorry to see it leave and also expressed their thanks to our club for providing it!  Here are a few photos.   


Sunday, January 8, 2017

Amazing amathyst


Submitted by Dr. John Cunninghan, Professor Emeritus, Western New Mexico University
I received this from an old field camp student.   He was told that, "that these huge Brazilian amethyst geodes were formed in hollow logs.  If that is so, peeling away the matrix should be no problem.  Regardless, they are sure spectacular."