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GMS Field Trips in 2017

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2017 Field Trips
fossil= Fossil  mineral = Mineral  rock = Rock  tour = Tour

Jan 14 (GMS) Weiss Lake, AL
Trilobites, Brooksellas, Rocks with weird markings, other fossils
fossil

Jan 28 (DMC) Diamond Hill, NC
Smoky Quartz, Amethyst, Skeletal Quartz, Milky Quartz, Clear Quartz, Aquamarine, Drusy Quartz, Mica, & Epimorphs
fossil

Feb 11 (GMS) Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Imaging Core Facility Tour
tour

Feb 18 (DMC) Brookwood, AL
"Paint pots", "pudding stone" conglomerate, and water smoothed pebbles of petrified wood, oolite, agate, jasper, and quartz
rock

Feb 20 (GMS) Elberton, GA
Tour of granite quarry, block yard, processing plant, and the Elberton Granite Museum, plus collecting various counter top materials
tour

Mar 04 (GMS) Clinchfield, GA (cancelled) but Jonesboro Rock Sale proceeded
Variety of rocks, minerals, and fossil
rockfossil

Mar 11 (GMS) Girard, GA
Savannah River Agate, marine fossils
rockfossil

Mar 18 (GMS Adopt-a-Highway Trip) Ball Ground, GA
Mica Schist with Almandine Garnets, Staurolite, and Kyanite
mineral

Apr 14 (DMC) Alexander County, NC
Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Tourmaline, Muscovite Mica, Beryl, and other minerals
mineral

May 06 (DMC) Cumberland Furnace, TN
Colorful Slag
rock

May 20 (GMS) Stanford, KY
Geodes, Ordovician Marine Fossils
rockfossil

Jun 10 (DMC) Redwood, MS
Agates, Coral and other fossils, Geodes, Petrified Wood and Sioux Quartzite
rock

Jun 17 (DMC) Earthen Paradise, Prospect, VA
Blue kyanite, Garnet, and Black Tourmaline
mineral

Jul 08 (GMS) Ellijay, GA
Quartzite, Slate, Mica Schist, Fun!
rock
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