Delaware RockHound Gem and Mineral Show

Filed under: Coming Events,Rockhound Travel,field trip reports — Gary February 19, 2011 @ 11:35 pm

Delaware Rockhound Club

Saturday March 5, 2011 and Sunday March 6, 2011

The Delaware Mineralogical Society, Inc. will hold its 48th Annual Earth Science Gem and Mineral Show @  Delaware Technical and Community College @ I-95 Exit 4B, Churchmans Road (Rt 58) Newark (Stanton), DE 19713. Hours Saturday are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. The show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens, displays from regional and university museums, a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and lapidary supplies, door prizes, demonstrations of gem cutting and polishing and a children’s table, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens. Admission is $6.00, $5.00 for seniors, $4.00 for youngsters between 12 and 16, and free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. The Delaware Mineralogical Society is a non-profit organization, affiliated with the Eastern Federation of Mineral Societies, and dedicated to learning and teaching about the earth sciences, rocks, minerals, fossils and the lapidary arts. Membership is open to all who are interested in these areas. Info and Coupons at or contact  Or call Wayne Urion (302) 998-0686.


Delaware Rockhounding

Check out all their past field trips!

Arundel Quarry, Havre de Grace, MD
Big Brook/Ramanessin Brook, Holmdel, NJ
Binkley-Ober Quarry, East Petersburg, PA
Burkholder Quarry, Eprata, PA
C & D Canal, Delaware City, DE
C. K. Williams Quarry, Easton, PA
Cornwall Mine, Cornwall, PA
Deer Lake, Schuykill Co., PA
Inversand Mine, Sewell, NJ
J T Dyer Quarry, Gibraltar, PA
Martin Limestone’s Kurtz Quarry, Denver, PA
Lee Creek, Aurora, NC
Libertyville Mines, Sykesville, MD
Meckley’s Quarry, Mandata, PA
Mud – Grubb Lake, Lancaster Co., PA
National Limestone Quarry, Mount Pleasant Mills, PA
Penn-MD Materials Quarry, Fulton, PA
Prospect Aggregates Quarry, Landisville, PA
Purse State Park (Liverpool Point, MD
Ramsey Run, Woodlawn Quarry, Wilmington, DE
Red Hill Fossil Area, Hyner, PA
Silver Hill Quarry, Narvon, PA
Teeter Quarry, Gettysburg, PA
University of Delaware Mineralogical Museum, Newark, DE
Bus Trip to Smithsonian, Washington, D. C.

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