Field Trip – Enterprise Mine in Appomattox

Saturday, June 22th, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

Enterprise Mine in Appomattox County, VA

Field Trip – Boxley Quarry in Piney River

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

Southeast Federation Trip. – DMC Trip to

Boxley Quarry in Piney River.

Lynchburg will host this event.

COLLECTING: According to the mindat.org.Website, the following minerals are listed from Minerals of Virginia, 1990 edition. Some on this list have […]

Field Trip – Glendon, NC

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

Glendon NC

Field Trip – Sterling Hill in Franklin NJ

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

Sterling Hill in Franklin New Jersey – to look for fluorescent rocks.

 

Field Trip – American Rutile Quarry

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

American Rutile Quarry in Nelson County, VA

We will explore an old rutile quarry in Nelson County and will be able to collect some massive and crystal rutile and ilmenite also massive aplite feldspar and blue quartz. Some […]

Field Trip – Burgin Quarry

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

Burgin Quartz Mine – Norwood, North Carolina – to look for milky quartz.

What to find: Quartz crystals, often clear and sometimes huge up to 4 inches across and a few inches long. The crystals are found in […]

Field Trip – Dixie Mine

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

Dixie Mine “Walk in the woods;”, VA.

Field Trip – Faber Mine

Saturday, March 23, 2013

The Gem and Mineral Society of Lynchburg, VA. Inc. www.lynchburgrockclub.org

Field Trip to:

Faber Mine aka (Albemarle Lead and Zinc Co. Mine), Albemarle Co, VA.

Big thanks go out to those members that cleared the trail for all of us that lagged behind. Upon reaching the dump piles, everyone spread out […]