WAYNE COUNTY GEM & MINERAL CLUB, INC.
P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004
Next Mtg: Sept. 14, 2018 7:00 PM
Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, Newark, NY. (please use North basement entrance to church) (Map)
Program: Dave Millis "Calcium & Calcite"
In keeping with the theme, we ask members to bring their favorite calcite specimens to show. Calcite comes in many forms and virtually every color of the rainbow. Let’s see how many we can collectively bring to the meeting.
The nomination committee is taking name of anyone interested in any of the board seats and offices. Let anyone of them (Bob Linderbery, Ed Smith, Bill Lesniak) know if you're interested.
Newsletter: September 2018
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Wayne County Gem and Mineral Club Schedule - through Aug, 2018 (more will be added)
Items listed in bold print are pretty much set, those not in bold print are considered tentative.
August 31-Sept 3 (Labor Day) – 3 day plus trip to Kentucky with CVGMC of NC (fluorite, geodes, etc.) Fred Haynes is the contact for more information on this trip. You would need to work your own transportation and accommodations on this one.
SeptemC - First Fall club meeting. Workshop in September is not yet scheduled.
September 21-23 – Adirondack weekend (Rose Road, Benson Mines, and more). Details by picnic time.
October 6 & 7 WALWORTH QUARRY OPEN HOUSE The quarry is located at 1200 Atlantic Ave. in Walworth. The schedule will be the same as in past years. Saturday 7:00 AM until 2:00 PM, Sunday from 7:00 AM until noon. Arrive a bit early each day and congregate at the office. Dolomite Products Quarry Supt. Mike Bagne will hold a brief information and safety meeting at 7:00 AM promptly and then as the sun rises a few minutes later we can all caravan to the collecting level in the quarry. Hard hats, boots, safety glasses and long pants are required. Gloves are recommended. Kids are welcome if accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian. They may use bicycle helmets in lieu of hard hats. Collectors are seeking fluorite in vugs in the hard dolostone, but dogtooth calcite, sphalerite, selenite, celestite and galena can also be found. Of course dolomite crystals are virtually ubiquitous in the vugs. And some fossils (corals, etc.) can also be found.
October may include a return to Vermont or possibly other local sites. And, of course, Walworth !!
Please note. The Deep Run Falls are on private property and is in the process of being posted for safety purposes.. We have been asked to advise people to not go there unless new owners are contacted first.
check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around
Workshop is open Check dates Map
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Bring your rocks to saw and/or polish. The workshop is
open to all paid club members; we do ask for $5/visit
from each adult to help maintain equipment. We plan
to hold similar workshops once a month through the
When: 10:00 AM til 3:00 PM,
Where: The Weiler’s Barn and Workshop
6676 E. Port Bay Rd, Wolcott, NY Map
Rules: BYOR (Bring your own rocks, there are many that
can be purchased) to saw, grind, polish or even facet.
Training on equipment is available. Eye protection is
Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.,
Members for 2018-19 as of 8/26/18:
Anderson, Atwood, Beck, Braell, Boronczyk, Breese, Cappon, Chambers, Chethey, Coleman, Cordaro, Daniels, Dobbs, Donahue, Eck, Ferris, Freiburg, Guilfoyle, Haynes, Hiler, Hilts, Hird, Sc.Jones, Su.Jones, Keeler, King, Knight, Lesniak,
Leszczenski, Lince, Linderbery, Loyd, Lyons, Meredith, Millis, Nemetz,
Pandina, Prezyna, Reich, Rhoades, Schmidtgall, G.Smith, E.Smith, Stanton,
R.Webster, Weiler, Whitney, Wilkins, Wirth, Woodworth, Zollweg,
Members for 2017-9/30/2018
J.Aldrich, V.Aldrich, Allen, Armstrong, Avery, Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, L.Becker,
Boronczyk, Breese, Brown, Brudecki, Burch, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Chethey, Coleman, Cordaro, Cormier, Curcio, Daniels, Davey, DelDuca, Diaz, Dobbs, Donahue, Dow, Ellias, Errico, Featherly, Ferris, Franko, Gates, Gruneisen, Haynes, Hilts, Hoch, Inzero, K.Jones,
Sc.Jones, Su.Jones, Keneston, Kisselburgh, Klass, Lesniak, Leszczenski,
Linderbery, Losert, Loyd, Lyons, Mayer, Meredith, Millis, Morgenstern,
Nielsen-Erskine, O'Laughlin, Phillips, Pitcher, Pollack,
Poorman, Porter, Pospula, Provenzano, Reich, Rhoades, Riley, K.Rowe,
Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Schwartzmeyer, Shorey, E.Smith, Stanton,
Stephens, St.John, Suchon,Thomas, Thomson, Tokaya, VanNeel, Walker, Watkins, R.Webster, Weiler, Wells, Whitney, Wilkins, Wirth, Woodworth, Zollweg,
Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM
Location: at the Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark (CLICK for MAP)
(Please use North side entrance of church to enter basement)
Mail us at:
Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 4
Newark, NY 14513-0004
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