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GMS Field Trips in 2015

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2015 Field Trips
fossil= Fossil  mineral = Mineral  rock = Rock  tour = Tour

Jan 10 (GMS) Weiss Lake, AL
Unresolved Markings, Trilobites, Brooksellas
fossilrock

Feb 07 (GMS) Clinchfield, GA
Eocene Fossils
fossil

Feb 28 (DMC) Amos Cunningham Farm, Due West, SC
Beryl Crystals, Amethyst, and Smoky Quartz
mineral

Mar 07 (DMC) Vulcan Quarry, Bartow County, GA
Blue Quartz in Metagranite
rock

Mar 15 (GMS) Summerville, GA
Lace Agate and Rock Sale
rock

Apr 04 (GMS Adopt-a-Highway Trip) Ball Ground, GA
Mica, tourmaline, beryl, aquamarine, almandine garnets
mineral

Apr 11 (GMS) Columbus & Providence Canyon, GA
Various colors of sand, "Indian Paint Pots", Geology Hikes
tourrock

Apr 18 (DMC) Hogg Mine, LaGrange, GA
Beryl, Star Rose Quartz, Black Tourmaline, and Aquamarine
mineral

May 22
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(GMS) Epic Trip Summary
Shatter Cones, Numerous Fossils
rockfossil

May 22 (GMS) Epic Trip 1: Wells Creek Basin, TN
Shatter Cones
rock

May 23 (GMS) Epic Trip 2: Parsons, TN
Trilobites, Crinoids, Bryozoans, Brachiopods, etc.
fossil

May 23 (GMS) Epic Trip 3: 20 Mile Creek, MS
Shark Teeth, Exogyra, etc.
fossil

May 24 (GMS) Epic Trip 4: Blue Springs, MS
Crabs, Spiny Lobsters, etc.
fossil

May 30 (DMC) Cumberland Furnace, TN
Colorful Slag
rock

Jun 07 (DMC) Summerville, GA
Lace Agate
rock

Jun 20 (GMS) Uphapee Creek, AL
Petrified Wood, Colorful Gravel
fossilrock

Jul 12 (GMS) Ellijay, GA
Quartzite, Jasper, Schist, Fun
rock

Jul 18 (DMC) Little Pine Garnet Mine, NC
Almandine Garnets
mineral

Aug 15 (GMS) Woodbury, TN
Ordovician Fossils, Geodes, Suiseki
fossilrock

Aug 22 (DMC) Willis Mountain, VA
Kyanite, Hematite, Fuchsite, Pyrite, etc.
mineralrock

Sep 09 (DMC) Girard, GA
Savannah River Agate
rock

Sep 26 (GMS) Stanford, KY
Geodes, Marine Fossils
rockfossil

Oct 03 (DMC) Coon Creek Science Center, TN
Marine Invertebrates (75 Million Years Old)
fossil

Oct 10 (GMS) Clarkesville, GA
Kyanite blades and cobbles
mineral

Oct 31 (GMS Adopt-a-Highway Trip) Ball Ground, GA
Ankerite, pyrite, quartz, zoisite
mineral

Nov 07 (GMS Junior Trip) Hogansville, GA
Quartz Crystals
mineral

Nov 21 (GMS) Pickett County, TN
Fossilized coral, crinoid stems & calyxes, geodes
fossilrock

Dec 05 (DMC) Durham Mines, Walker County, GA
Pennsylvanian Age Plant Fossils
fossil
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