RockHoundBlog

Idaho falls gem and mineral society member stopped by and said hello

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's),regular postings — Gary January 24, 2007 @ 10:16 pm

Terry stopped by and gave a little bio on himself, welcome Terry, here is his story:

I am a member of the Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral
Society have been a member for about 20 years. My
favorite places to rock hound is all over it just
depends on what I am looking for at the time. I like
the Lemhi Valley area around Salmon Idaho for nice
petrified wood and leaf casts(very hard to find) the
best examples of the leaf casts are in the Leadore
Forest Sevice Office on display. Fossils in Montana
agates and stuff in Nevada, The best find I ever did I
was about 13 years old our rock club went on a field
trip the the Arco, Idaho area after about a 8 hour
hike me and my gradnfather fould this really large
amythest geode. The two of us spent 5 hours digging
it out and finally gave up. We had an estimated 400
pound geode sticking out of a rock cliff and decided

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The Ottawa Lapsmith & Mineral Club stopped by and said hello

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's),regular postings — Gary October 20, 2006 @ 7:00 pm

Greetings and welcome to our blog.  Remember we are always looking for rockhounders to post their story so email me anything you think is rockhounding and interesting!  Do you have a fav spot to rockhound?  Favorite find?  Make jewelry?  Tell us about it….remember we are only as interesting as the people that submit :)   Here is there link and info about their club-

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Our rockhound club’s workshop- Vernon BC

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary September 15, 2006 @ 2:16 am

Went downstairs after our meeting and took a couple pics of our workshop. Here is our little wall of specimens-

workshop specimens

Our lapidary equipment-

lapidary equipment

Check out our site www.vernonrockhounds.com

CALIFORNIA Rockhound, Lapidary clubs – USA Club list.

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary September 4, 2006 @ 11:58 pm

Northern CaliforniaFaceter’s Guild of Northern California
Federation: California Federation
Mailing Address: Wayne Meissner P.O. Box 357 Lathrop CA 95330
Meetings: 4 Times per year ( at various shows ) Breakfast meetings (8:00 a.m.)
Meetings are held at various shows in Northern California due to members being spread out across the state
E-mail: Wayne Meissner
Telephone:(209)858-2263
Updated 2/17/2003 12:42:34 PMSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA- Die Hards Field Trip Club
Added 4/8/2004 4:24:31 PM

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ARKANSAS Rockhound, Lapidary clubs – USA Club list.

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary @ 11:57 pm

Cherokee Village – Spring River Gem & Mineral Club
Federation: Midwest Federation
Meetings: 10 am, FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM MARCH TO DECEMBER
Location: Omaha Center, Cherokee Village
Contact: MARY KOCZ
Updated 10/20/2003 7:21:11 PMHot Springs – Hot Springs Geology Club
P.O. Box 257, Hot Springs, AK 71902
Meetings: 4th Thursday at 7 PM
Location: Arkansas School for Mathematics And Science
200 Whittington Ave, Hot Springs
Added April 21, 2000

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ALASKA Rockhound, Lapidary clubs – USA Club list.

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary @ 11:51 pm

Anchorge – Alaska Lapidary Society
PO Box 110863 (99511)
Meetings 1st Friday in Members HomesAnchorge – Chugach Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
PO Box 92027 (99509-2027)
Meetings: 2nd and 4th Thursday
First United Methodist Church
9th Ave Between “G” & “H” Streets

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ALABAMA Rockhound/Lapidary clubs – USA Club list.

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary @ 11:37 pm

BirminghamALABAMA MINERAL & LAPIDARY SOCIETY, INC.
1868 Patton Chapel Rd. (35226-3177)
Meetings: 2nd Friday 6:30 pm
Hoover Library
Updated 4/8/2004 4:38:51 PMDothan – DOTHAN GEM & MINERAL CLUB, INC.
920 Yorktown Rd. (36301-4372)
Meetings: 4th Sunday, 2:00 pm
111 North St. Andrews Street

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Washington DC, District of Cloumbia Rockhound, Lapidary, gem clubs – USA Club list.

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary @ 1:04 am

Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Washington, DC
President Matthew Charsky
2430 N. Glebe Rd.
Arlington, VA 22207-3536
3rd Friday of the month, 7pm, Chevy Chase Community Center, 5601
Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Added 9/18/98 10:52:40 AM

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WYOMING Rockhound, Lapidary, gem clubs – USA Club list.

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary @ 1:03 am

Cheyenne – CHEYENNE MINERAL & GEM SOCIETY
PO Box 5418 (82003-5418)
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Carpenters Hall

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WISCONSIN Rockhound, Lapidary, gem clubs – USA Club list.

Filed under: Club Rollcall (hello's) — Gary @ 1:03 am

Appleton – VALLEY ROCK & MINERAL CLUB
N9600 Emerald Lane (54915)
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm (Sept.-May)
Randall Court Meeting Room
218 E. Randall St.

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