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Norcross, GA 30093-3059

Mineral Section

A Special GMS Group
for People Interested in Minerals

Mineral Section Meets
Third Wednesday
Every Month

Minerals are as varied and unique as people. From the mundane to the spectacular, minerals are fascinating in many respects.

GMS members and visitors who are interested in learning more about minerals -- please join us at Mineral Section meetings for special programs and presentations!

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Mineral Section Message

By painter from Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Topic: Calcite in Georgia
Location: GMS Building

The topic for the September mineral section will be Calcite found in Georgia. Calcite is the second most common mineral found on earth. This month we will take a look at the mineral Calcite, where it is found in Georgia, and how it is formed in those various localities. Remember to bring any samples that you would like to share for show and tell.

Tom Batcha
Mineral Section Chair

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