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Placerville, California

El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

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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
  • 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 Ethicsand guidance of field trip leader is mandatory.
    • Schedule is Subject to Change Without Notice.
    • Please contact TRIP LEADER to SIGN UP and for additional information.
    • Field Trip Leaders are responsible for submitting trip information.
    • See MEMBERS AREA for contact information.
    Description/Location of
    Member's Field Trips & Other Events
      As of 09/05/17


    Sep 16 - 17: Austin/Mount Aire, NV, for blue chat, fluorite, snake skin and daisy agate, ichthyosaur marine fossils

    Sep 23: Nye Canyon, NV, for quartz crystals - white, smoky, clear and rutilated

    Oct 5 - 7: Blandinet, UT, for petrified wood, hematite, jasper

    Oct 22-22: EDC Mineral & Gem Society ROCK & GEM SHOW, El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville, CA


    Nov 3-7: South Cady Mtns -near Newberry Springs, CA, for seam agate, jasper, chalcedony, selenite, iron oxide, thulelite, 

    Nov 7:  Clark Mountain, near Baker, CA, for Smithsonite/copper & lead material.  NOTE: This is a separate trip or depart from Cady trip siteon the morning of the November 7  

    Dec 9 - 10: Coldwater Canyon, CA, for chiastolite


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    Also See Co-op Field Trip Chairmen's Association web site:  OURFIELDTRIPS.ORG

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