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GMS Field Trips in 2012

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2012 Field Trips
fossil= Fossil  mineral = Mineral  rock = Rock  tour = Tour

Jan 07 DMC Fort Drum, FL
Fossilized Clams
fossil

Feb 25 DMC Burgin Quartz Mine, NC
Quartz Crystals
mineral

Feb 26 GMS Vulcan Quarry, Kennesaw, GA
Magnesite, Calcite, etc.
mineral

Mar 03 GMS Girard, GA
Savannah River Agate
rock

Mar 24 DMC Rose Creek, Gruntli, TN
Fern Fossils
fossil

Apr 14 DMC Coleman's Miller Mtn Mine, AR
Quartz Crystals
mineral

Apr 21 SFMS Glendon, NC
Large Pyrite cubes, Pyrophyllite
mineral

Apr 27,28,29 Rock Swap & Dig, Graves Mtn, GA
Rutile, Lazulite, Pyrophyllite, Iridescent Hematite, Kyanite, etc.
mineral

May 26 DMC Bayou Pierre, MS
Petrified wood, palm wood, agates, etc.
fossilrock

Jun 22 DMC Paint Rock, Trenton, AL
Paint Rock agate
rock

Jul 14 DMC Thermal City Gold Mine, NC
Gold Panning
mineral

Aug 04 GMS Spruce Pine, NC
Aquamarine, fluorescent minerals
mineral

Aug 25 DMC Coker Creek, TN
Gold Panning
mineral

Sep 21 GMS Starke, FL
Heavy Sand Minerals
mineraltour

Sep 22 DMC Girard, GA
Savannah River agate
rock

Oct 06 Rock Swap & Dig, Graves Mountain, GA
Rutile, Lazulite, Pyrophyllite, Iridescent Hematite, Kyanite, etc.
mineralrock

Oct 13 DMC Taylorsville, KY
Upper Ordivician Fossils
fossil

Nov 03 DMC Vulcan Bartow Quarry, Cartersville, GA
Blue Quartz
rock

Nov 10 GMS Pickett County, TN
Crinoid Fossils, Geodes
fossilrock

Dec 14 GMS Roswell, GA
Collected 5 Gallon Buckets and knowledge. Tour of soil processing lab, glass studio (with demo), and nature walk
tour

Dec 15 DMC Wartrace, TN
Horse Mountain agate
rock
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