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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) Alabama
Trilobites, Brooksellas, Rocks with weird markings, other fossils
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Jan 28 (DMC) Columbia Gem and Mineral Society
Smoky Quartz, Amethyst, Skeletal Quartz, Milky Quartz, Clear Quartz, Aquamarine, Drusy Quartz, Mica, & Epimorphs
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Feb 11 (GMS) Georgia
Imaging Core Facility Tour
tour

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

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

Mar 04 (GMS) Georgia (cancelled) but Rock Sale trip proceeded
Variety of rocks, minerals, and fossil
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Mar 11 (GMS) Georgia
Savannah River Agate, marine fossils
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Mar 18 (GMS Adopt-a-Highway Trip) Georgia
Mica Schist with Almandine Garnets, Staurolite, and Kyanite
mineral

Apr 14 (DMC) Charlotte Gem and Mineral Club
Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Tourmaline, Muscovite Mica, Beryl, and other minerals
mineral

May 06 (DMC) Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society
Colorful Slag
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May 20 (GMS) Kentucky
Geodes, Ordovician Marine Fossils
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Jun 10 (DMC) Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society
Agates, Coral and other fossils, Geodes, Petrified Wood and Sioux Quartzite
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Jun 17 (DMC) Forsyth Gem and Mineral Club
Blue kyanite, Garnet, and Black Tourmaline
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Jul 08 (GMS) Georgia
Quartzite, Slate, Mica Schist, Fun!
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Jul 15 (DMC) Southern Appalachian Mineral Society
Mica, Smoky Quartz, Feldspar, Garnets. Rarely Aquamarine, Green and Yellow Beryl, Columbite, Samarskite, Torbernite, Uranophane, Hyalite Opal, Malachite, Tourmaline, Thulite, Amazonite, Pyrite and Dendrites
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Jul 22 (GMS) Tennessee
Ordovician fossils, Geodes, Suiseki
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Jul 29 (GMS) Georgia
Gold, "Grubbed Gems", History
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Aug 05 (GMS) Georgia
Imaging Core Facility Tour
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Aug 26 (DMC) Gaston Gem Mineral and Faceter’s Club
Corundum, Kyanite, Magnetite, and Quartz
mineral

Sep 17 (GMS) Georgia
Banded Agate/Chert, Brecciated Chert, Oolitic Chert, Jasper
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