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Cactus Wren Artisans Sept 26 Tucson AZ

Cactus Wren Artisans One Day Only: 9/26/2020 Hours: 9:00 - 2:00 Cactus Wren Art Gallery 2740 S Kinney Rd Tucson, AZ Meet artist Beth Johnson. Proceeds from her cards go to benefit victims of Human Trafficking. See map to artist / lapidary event
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NJ Fall Rock & Mineral Weekend Sept 26-27 Franklin NJ

NJ Fall Rock & Mineral Weekend Start Date: 9/26/2020 End Date: 9/27/2020 Firemen's Memorial Park 137 Buckwheat Rd Franklin, NJ 07416 OUTDOOR SHOW ONLY!! Limited to 500 total people in park.Masks are mandatory. Please check with local club to verify dates and location See map to Rock & Mineral weekend
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Franklin Mineral Museum Mineral Sale Sept 26-27 Franklin NJ

Franklin Mineral Museum Mineral Sale Start Date: 9/26/2020 End Date: 9/27/2020 Hours: 10:00 - 4:00 Kraissl Hall 32 Evans St Franklin, NJ 07416 Website: https://franklinmineralmuseum.com/ NO Admission Charge. Evans St. Franklin, NJ. MASKS MANDATORY Please check with museum to verify dates and location See map to Franklin Mineral Museum Sale
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Sterling Hill Garage Sale Sept 26-27 Ogdensburg NJ

Sterling Hill Garage Sale Start Date: 9/26/2020 End Date: 9/27/2020 Hours: 10:00 - 3:00 Sterling Hill Mining Museum in the Pavillion Ogdensburg, NJ Website: https://www.sterlinghillminingmuseum.org/ Annual Fall GARAGE SALE at Sterling Hill Mining Museum 10am - 3pm in the Pavilion of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant St. Limited people in pavilion at one time. MASKS MANDATORY. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. Please check wil museum to confirm dates and location See map to Sterling Museum
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NE Wyoming Rockhound Show Sept 26 Gillette WY

Northeast Wyoming Rockhound Club Rock Show Start/End Date: 9/26/2020 ONE DAY ONLY Hours: 9:00 - 3:00 Address: 900 Edwards St Dalbey Memorial Park - Veteran's Memorial Shelter Gillette, WY 82718 Free Admission. Free stuff for kids. One day only. Come out to Support your local rock club and find that treasure you've been looking for. Near Hwy 59 & Edwards Rd See Map to rock and gem show
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Gem Faire Sept 25-27 Sandy UT

Gem Faire - 9/25/2020 Start Date: 9/25/2020 End Date: 9/27/2020 Hours: Fri/Sat 10:00-6:00 Sun 10:00-5:00 Mountain America Exposition Center 9575 S State St Sandy, UT Website: http://www.gemfaire.com/ Jewelry repair, cleaning, and ring sizing while you shop! Over 100 exhibitors FREE Parking Admission $7.00 Please check with promoter to verify dates and location of show See Map to Gem Faire
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Brown County Rock & Mineral Show Sept 26-27 Nashville IN

Brown County Rock & Mineral Show (Indiana) Start Date: 9/26/2020 End Date: 9/27/2020 Brown County History Center 90 E Gould Street Nashville, IN 47448 Website: https://browncountyrock.webs.com/ Free Admission Silent Auction Jewelry, Geodes Fossils, Minerals Demonstrations Kids Corner! Please check with local club to confirm dates and location See map to Indiana show
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GemStreet Sept 25-27 Middleburg Heights OH

GemStreet - 9/25/2020 Start Date: 9/25/2020 End Date: 9/27/2020 Hours: Fri/Sat 10:00-6:00 Sun 11:00-5:00 Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds 19201 E Bagley Road Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 Website: http://www.gemstreetusa.com/ General admission is $6. Free for children under 12. Please check with promoter to verify dates and location See Map to Gem Show
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Omaha Gem & Mineral Show Sept 26-27 Omaha NE

Omaha Gem & Mineral Show Start Date: 9/26/2020 End Date: 9/27/2020 Hours: Sat 9:00-6:00 Sun 10:00-4:00 Ramada Plaza 3321 S 72nd St Omaha, NE Website: http://nerockgem.org/ All attendees must wear face masks that cover their nose and mouth! The precautions for the Show have been approved by the Dept of Health. Precautions include everyone wearing masks, hand sanitizer at all vender and club tables, disinfectant spray and wipes available to use on surfaces, and a plexiglass panel at the ticket ...
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CO Independent Whse Show Sept 8-21 Lakewood, CO

Colorado Independent Warehouse Show Start Date: 9/8/2020 End Date: 9/21/2020 Hours: 9:00 - 5:00 Rock Warehouse 810 Quail St, Units A, H, J-L, N Lakewood, CO Website:https://www.independentwarehouseshow.com/Colorado_Fall.html See Map to Warehouse Sale
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Geoscience Books

Geoscience Books is owned and operated by Phillip Huber, in Faribault, Minnesota. Phillip is a geologist with extensive field and museum experience, and research interests ranging from Paleozoic fossil fishes to Mesozoic dinosaurs and footprints, and the rocks they all occur in. He has published 30 papers in journals and books on these topics. When he discovered that fatherhood and extensive field work away from home were not compatible, Phillip launched Upper Midwest Geology and Natural History ...
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Harvard Mineral Museum

While at the Capital Mineral Club show in Concord New Hampshire, take the 1.5 hour trip to the Harvard Museum of Natural History in Boston and see their fantastic mineral displays. Harvard Museum of Natural History 26 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA, 02138 http://hmnh.harvard.edu/ Mineral/Mining Museums Map to Harvard Mineral Museum
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How to Sell your mineral collection

Thinking aboutsellingyour fine or raremineral collection? Consider Dakota Matrix Minerals forestimates and advice. Dakota Matrix has been in business since 1998 and has purchased many collections from sysematic and rare species to fine minerals of display quality. Please contact Dakota Matrix Minerals at dakotamatrix@gmail.com Tom Loomis 605 718 9130 Alternatively you can sell your mineral specimens or rock and mineral collection on RockAndMineralShows.com. There is no charge for this service, n ...
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Crater Rock Mineral Museum

While in Reedsport, Oregon for the mineral show this weekend check out the Crater Rock Museum in Central Point 2.5 hours south. Before you go seehttps://craterrock.com/ for more information.
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Wyoming GeoSites!


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Lamprophyres by Harry Wagoner

A good read on the explanation of Lamprophyres by Harry Wagoner of the Cuyuna Rock, Gem and Mineral Society.
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Rock Shops of the Black Hills

It's never to soon to plan your vacation and rockhounding trip to the Black Hills. Here are some Rock Shops located in the Black Hills and Rapid City area of South Dakota. Click here to see listing brochure.
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Museum Makeover at Idaho Mining Museum

Idaho Mining Museum Announces new Museum Makeover of displays. Opening March 24th & 25TH OPENING WEEKEND The museum is newly updated with exciting displays including aprehistoric Buzzsaw Shark exhibit, and a world class meteorite exhibit that includesspectacular specimens from Mars! Enjoy our museum scavenger hunt, hands-on activities, and lectures both days at 1 pm. For More Information Go to Idaho Mining Museum Website For Localtion Map Click Here
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Want to Sell your Rocks? It's Free on RMS

How to Sell Rocks & Minerals for Free. A great deal on RMS is the FREE Basic Membership. You can Sell your minerals, rocks, lapidary material, mineral books, and collections for free. All you need to do is sign up! Click here. Then choose the Basic Membership by clicking on "Join Now". It's easy and free.
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Utah Geosites

This site shows and maps geosites in Utah with good photos. Utah Geological Survey
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Rock and Mineral Identification

The Minnesota Mineral Club Here's a great resource for those who would like online identification of their rocks and minerals:online mineral identification forum.
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MATRIX Journal Out-of-Print Issues

Out-of-Print issues of MATRIX Journal (A Journal of the History of Minerals) have been posted. Click Here to view new products. The MATRIX Journal was a brillaint magazine which told the stories behind the Mines and Minerals of historic mines throughout the world, but specialized in American localities. These journals are highly regarded in the hobby of minerals and mining history. MATRIX is no longer in business due to the passing of editor Jay Lininger. The MATRIX Journal is also available on ...
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