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El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS


The Society:
 What's Happening
 About Us
 Monthly Meetings
 Membership
  Education  includes
  School Presentations and
  Junior Program
 Scholarship
Activities & Events:
 Field Trips
 Trip Schedule
 Lapidary/Jewelry
 Rock & Gem Show
 County Fair Display
 2018 Calendar
MEMBERS AREA
 
(password required)
Other Interests:
 Stifle-Traverse Area
 Links & References
 Visitor Links

SITES TO HELP
WITH TRAVEL
Yahoo Maps
-Placerville Weather

- Nat'l Weather
/Local
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Nat'l Weather
/Reno
- Weather.com
- Road Conditions
  Tele# CALTRANS:

  1-800-427-ROAD
-
MapQuest.com
 
CONTACT US:
You may EMAIL US and we will forward your request to the field trip leader

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 950
Placerville, CA 95667

Telephone
(530) 676 - 2472

 


Field Trip Schedule

TIPS ON COLLECTING     SAFETY PROCEDURE 
FIELD TRIP RULES
  • Field trips are open to all rockhounds who agree to abide by the AFMS Code of Ethics , the directions of the field trip leader and practice safe rockhounding.
  • Contact the field trip leader beforehand to sign up and for further information.
  • Remember to wear your name badge and sign in and out with the field trip leader.
  • A Consent and Assumption of Risk Waiver of Liability form must be signed upon arrival at meeting site.
2019 FIELD TRIP SCHEDULE
DATE DESCRIPTION
May 18-19 Fallon, NV, for wonderstone, crystals, jasper, pet wood, more
Jun 1 Taylorville, CA, for rose quartz
Jun 1-2 Virgin Valley, NV, for opals
Jun 7 - 10 McDermitt, NV, for many types of rock (some fee digs)
Jul 20-21 Grass Valley, CA, for argillite (red, green banded)
Jun 13 - 16 El Dorado County Fair,  Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA.  Society members host the Mining & Minerals Building. Over 30 case displays; grab bags!
Sep 28-30 Tuledad Canyon, CA, for Tuledad agate
Oct 19 - 20 El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society's 35th Annual Rock & Gem Show, County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA. 
Find over 50 Dealers, Case Displays, Lapidary & Jewelry-making Demonstrations! 
Free Rocks and activities for kids! 
Fun for the whole family. 
Super finds for Rockhounds!

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