El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY
EARTH SCIENCES - LAPIDARY ARTS - SHARING INTERESTS
MISC. TRAVEL SITES:
- Nat'l Weather/Reno
- Road Conditions
and we will
forward your request to the field trip leader
P. O. Box 950
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 676 - 2472
Field Trip Schedule
TIPS ON COLLECTING
ALL TRIPS REQUIRE ADVANCE SIGN-UP with the FIELD TRIP LEADER.
- Additional information is available at our general meetings and in
our monthly newsletter
- Proof of personal liability insurance is required for participants who are
not members of a CFMS society.
- Adherence to AFMS Code of Ethics
and guidance of field trip leader is mandatory.
Schedule is Subject to Change Without Notice.|
Field Trip Leaders are responsible for submitting trip information.
Please contact trip leader to sign up and for additional information.
See MEMBERS AREA for
our 2016 Field Trip Schedule. Our society will
meet in January to plan the 2017 trips.
All members are welcome to attend and let
their ideas be heard. We hope that you will
also lead a trip or more in the upcoming year.
Feb 20: New Hogan Lake (Valley Springs, CA) for
Dumortierite -- CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER
Mar 26- Concow Reservoir (Feather River) for Rhodonite, Limonite, Jade and Quartz Crystals
Mar 26: Smartsville, CA, for Yuba blue
and Chinese writing rocks.
Apr 1 - 5 -
Owens Valley for copper related
minerals, quartz & other crystals, amazonite,
blue veryl, gold, great garden rocks, and
more! (see members area for details)
Apr 16: Paradise/Sawmill Peak,
CA for limeinite and rhodonite. (we are invited by another society)
Apr 16-17: Ernst
Quarry, Bakersfield, CA, for fossilized shark
teeth. Fee trip.
Apr 23: Nevada City, CA, for argillite.
May 7: East Side of Sierra Nevada for garnet and epidote crystals - Canceled due to weather
May 7: Wellington, NV, for
Nevada lapis & flourite crystals -
Canceled due to weather
May 21 - 22: Mason Pass, NV, for
turquoise and chrysocolla.
May 28: Silver Springs/Tallapoosa Mt.,
NV, for blue chalcedony and purple and green
May 28 - 30:
Fallon, NV. Various locations for quartz
crystals, selenite, petrified wood,
jasper-agate, agate, calcite. Joint Calaveras
and El Dorado Society field trip.
Monitor Pass - Colorado Hill/Zaca Mine, CA,
crystal vugs, banded rhyolite, colored
Jun 11: Virgin Valley, NV, for opals, opalized and
petrified wood. Fee dig.
Jun 12: Spider Mine
near Red Bluff, CA, for rhodonite.
Jul 16-17: Monitor
Pass and Morning Star Mine, CA, for quartz
crystals in rhyolite.
Jul 20 (Wed.):
Gold Country Treasure Seekers have invited
EDCM&G members to attend a field trip to Roaring Camp
in Pine Grove. Fun trip for adult and junior members. Fee: $30.
See Members Area for contact information.
Oct 1 - 2: Tuledad, CA/NV
Stateline near Cedarville,
for Tuledad agate.
MEMBERS AREA for details (member password required)
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO LEAD
A TRIP, PLEASE
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