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GMS Field Trips in 2018

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2018 Field Trips
fossil= Fossil  mineral = Mineral  rock = Rock  tour = Tour

Jan 06 (GMS) Alabama
Trilobites, Brooksellas, Rocks with weird markings, other fossils
fossil

Jan 13 (DMC) Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club
Sea biscuits, sand dollars, chert, flint, druzy calcite, various Oligocene and Eocene fossils
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Feb 11 (DMC) Mobile Rock and Gem Society
Lace Agate/Chert
rock

Feb 25 (GMS) Alabama
Pennsylvanian Tracks and Plant Fossils
fossil

Mar 19 (DMC) Mid-GA Gem and Mineral Society
Kyanite, Mica
mineral

Mar 17 (GMS) North Carolina
Rutile, Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Mica
mineral

Mar 31 (GMS) Georgia
Small Almandine Garnets
mineral

Apr 14 (GMS) Georgia
Metagranite and Blue Quartz
rock

Apr 20 (GMS) Tennessee
Quarry/Plant Tour and Marble
tourrock

Apr 27 (DMC) Aiken Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Society
Rutile, Lazulite, Pyrophyllite, Kyanite, Iridescent Hematite, Pyrite, Muscovite, Fuchsite, Barite, Quartz, and a Variety of Microminerals
mineral

May 19 (DMC) Lowcountry Gem & Mineral Society
Middle to Late Eocene Marine Fossils
mineral

May 20 (GMS) Tennessee
Ordovician Fossils and Geodes
rock

Jun 30 (GMS) Georgia
Tours and Gold
mineral

Jul 07 (GMS) Georgia
Colorful Quartzite, Stripey Slate, Jasper
rock

Jul 28 (DMC) Huntsville Gem and Mineral Society
Rose Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Banded Quartz, Beryl in matrix with the quartz, Tourmaline in matrix with quartz
mineral

Aug 04 (DMC) Gem and Mineral Society of Franklin, NC
Smaragdite, Red Corundum, Blue Corundum, Almandine Garnet Chips, Quartz, Chert
mineral

Sep 07 (GMS) Florida
Coquina, Biogenic, and Heavy Mineral Sand, Plus Tours
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Sep 29 (DMC) Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA
White Kyanite, Pyrite, Quartz, Hematite with some Iridescence, Red Mica, Green Mica, Apatite and possibly some Blue Kyanite and Pale Green Trolleite
mineral

Oct 12
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(GMS) Epic Trip Summary
Shatter Cones, Numerous Fossils
rockfossil

Oct 12 (GMS) Epic Trip 1: Tennessee
Shatter Cones
rock

Oct 13 (GMS) Epic Trip 2: Tennessee
Trilobites, Crinoids, Bryozoans, Brachiopods, etc.
fossil

Oct 13 (GMS) Epic Trip 3: Mississippi
Shark Teeth, Exogyra, etc.
fossil

Oct 14 (GMS) Epic Trip 4: Mississippi
Crabs, Spiny Lobsters, etc.
fossil

Oct 20 (DMC) Montgomery Gem and Mineral Society
Rose Quartz, Smoky Quartz, Beryl, Tourmaline, Aquamarine
mineral

Oct 27 (GMS) Georgia
Tiny Almandine Garnets, Garnets in Mica Schist
mineral

Nov 03 (GMS Juniors) Georgia
Quartz Crystals
mineral

Nov 04 (GMS) Georgia
Epidote and Grossular Garnet Xenoliths in Granite, Pyrite, Scolecite
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