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GMS Field Trips in 2014

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2014 Field Trips
fossil= Fossil  mineral = Mineral  rock = Rock  tour = Tour

Jan 11 (GMS) Weiss Lake, AL
Unresolved Markings, Trilobites, Brooksellas
fossilrock

Jan 18 (DMC) Girard, GA
Savannah River Agate
rock

Feb 07 (GMS) Elberton, GA
Various counter top materials plus tour of museum, monument, processing plant, and quarry
rocktour

Feb 15 (DMC) Brookwood, AL
Quartzite pebbles, oolitic pebbles, petrified wood, jasper, paint pots, pudding stone, marine fossils, agate
rockfossil

Mar 08 (GMS) Clinchfield, GA
Eocene Fossils
fossil

Mar 15 (GMS Juniors) Wells Creek Basin, TN
Shatter cones
rocktour

Mar 29 (DMC) Sugar Creek, TN
Agates, petrified wood, fossils
rockfossil

Apr 13 (GMS) Summerville, GA
Lace agate, various slabs, rough, etc.
rock

Apr 19 (DMC) Reel Mine, NC
Amethyst, beryl, ironized quartz, smoky quartz
mineral

Apr 19 (GMS Adopt-a-Highway Trip)
Franklin-Creighton Mine, Ball Ground, GA

Ankerite, quartz with pyrite, zoisite
mineral

Apr 25,26,27 Rock Swap & Dig, Graves Mtn, GA
Rutile, Lazulite, Pyrophyllite, Iridescent Hematite, Kyanite, etc.
mineral

May 17 (GMS/DMC) Steven C. Minkin Paleozoic Footprint Site
Walker County, AL

Vertebrate & invertebrate tracks, Pennsylvanian plant fossils, trilobite traces
fossil

Jun 21 (DMC) Little Pine Garnet Mine, NC
Almandine Garnets
mineral

Jun 28 (GMS) Ellijay, GA
Quartzite, slate, jasper, lilies, salamanders etc.
rock

Jul 12 (GMS) Woodbury, TN
Ordovician fossils, geodes, suiseki
fossilrock

Jul 26 (DMC) Bayou Pierre River, MS
Agates, marine fossils, petrified wood
fossilrock

Aug 16 (DMC) Gruetli-Laarger, TN
Mississippian and Pennsylvanian fern and tree bark fossils
fossil

Aug 17 (GMS) Roswell, GA
Geology Hike, Glass Studio Tour and Demos
tour

Sep 14 (GMS) Andalusia, AL
Eocene Fossils including shark teeth
fossil

Sep 20 (DMC) Sandersville, GA
Sand dollars, skate teeth, shark teeth, vertebrate bone (such as Manatee), marine invertebrates (clam, oysters, snails), and chert
fossil

Oct 03,04,05 Rock Swap & Dig, Graves Mtn, GA
Rutile, Lazulite, Pyrophyllite, Iridescent Hematite, Kyanite, etc.
mineral

Oct 25 (GMS Adopt-a-Highway Trip)
Franklin-Creighton Mine, Ball Ground, GA

Pyrite, zoisite, ankerite
mineral

Nov 01 (GMS) Clarkesville, GA
Kyanite, Mica, Graphite
mineral

Dec 06,07 (DMC) Tennessee
Gray Fossil Site, Gray, TN: Behind the Scenes Tour
Bristol, TN: Bristol Caverns Special Tour
Douglas Lake, TN: Double Terminated Quartz
Mosheim, TN: Graptolite Fossils
tourmineralfossil
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