WAYNE COUNTY GEM & MINERAL CLUB, INC.

        P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004

   

    Meetings    7:00 PM  

  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) 

    

  Next Mtg: August 17, 2019  

Program: Picnic at the Weiler’s (workshop location) 

10:00 AM til 3:00 PM, Meal serving at 12:00 noon. Bring a dish to pass

  Map     

 Winner of "Stones in the Jar Guess" : Nikki Chase had the right guess of 142 stones in the jar.  Of the 252 entries 15% were within 10    Guesses were between 49 to 1010.    

    

Newsletter: July 2019   

 

 If anyone has a contribution for the next newsletter, please send them to Fred at fredmhaynes55@gmail.com 

   

   

  Wayne County Gem and Mineral Club Schedule - through Sept, 2019 (more will be added)

  

Items listed in bold print are pretty much set, those not in bold print are considered tentative. 

  

July 13th Jaycox Run for fossils - joint day trip with Rochester Academy of Science (RAS) Fossil Section (contact Fred Haynes for details) 

July 13-14SYRACUSE: Annual show;  New York State Fair, 575 State Fair Boulevard; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $7, free admission for children under 12 and scouts in uniform;more than 60 dealers, several demonstrations, contact Dick Lyons.  Website:http://www.gmss.us  

July 20th -24th 4-7 day trip to the pegmatites of Maine – James Keeler (james@jkeeler.com) is working to plan this trip. Let James know if you want to learn more.

July 20-21—FRANKFORT, NY: 5th Annual Herkimer Diamond, Gem, and Mineral Show & Festival,  Herkimer County Fairgrounds, 135 Cemetery Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under; vendors offering gems, minerals, crystals, and fossils, demonstrations, and displays; contact Billie Jo; Email: info@HerkGemShow.com; Website: http://www.herkgemshow.com/

July 31st to August 10th – Upper Michigan. This trip includes the Ishpeming Show on August 3rd and field trip locations associated with both that event and with the Keweenaw Days the following week: copper country and more  

August 17th – Club Picnic at the Weiler’s (workshop location) --- Mark your calendars: this is a highlight of our summer season (details to follow next month). 

August 24-25—CANTON, NEW YORK: Annual show; St. Lawrence County Rock and Mineral Club; Canton Recreational Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St., 9 Indian Head Trl.; Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. 9-3; $2 for adults; free admission for children 12 and under; contact William deLorraine,; Email: wdellie@gmail.com; Website: www.stlawrencecountymineralclub.org

 August 30th – Sept 3rd - central Kentucky with CVGMC.   We may add sites en route and on return.   

 

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  check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around

  

   

Interactive Map of Collecting Locations (see also p.6 of April Newsletter 

         

 Workshop is open  Check dates    Map

Saturday,  Aug. 17, 2019

   

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 year. 

    

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

            highly recommended.   

 

      

Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.

   (Microsoft Word Fill-in Form)  or   (PDF printable form)

   

Members for 2018-19 as of 5/26/19:


Alexander/Hubbard, Anderson, Atwood, Avery, Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, BraellA/R.Brown, Brown/Howe, Boronczyk, Breese, Burch, Cataldo, Cappon, ChambersChapman, Chase, Chethey, Coleman, Cordaro, Craig, Curcio/Losert, 

Daniels, Dobbs, Donahue, Eck, Ellias, Ennis, Evans, Ferris, Franko, Freiburg, Gates, 

Guilfoyle, Guardino, Hastings, Haynes, Hiler, Hilts, Hinds, Hird, Inzero, 

Sc.Jones, K.Jones, Su.Jones, Keeler, King, Kisselburgh, Keneston/Desmond,  Klass, 

Knight, Laviolette, LesniakLeszczenski, Lince, Linderbery, Loyd, Lyons, Mayer, 

McDonald, McGarth, Meredith, Millis, Morgenstern, Nemetz, O'Laughlin, Pandina, 

Pennington, Petschelt, Pitcher, Prezyna, Reich, Rhoades, Rienhardt, Roloson, 

K.Rowe, Sabocheck, Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, G.Smith, E.Smith, J.Smith, 

Spector, Stanton, Stephens, Thomas, Tokaya, VanNeel, Verzulli, Waddy, Walker, 

M.Watkins, R.Webster, Weldin, Weiler, Whitney, Wilkins, Wilson, Wirth, 

Wells, Woodworth, Zollweg, 

 Wheaton, Davis  

 

   


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Mail us at:                                                                   

Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 

   

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