March 22, 2017

7 pm - 9 pm



Program: Can You Identify this?

Various specimens will be on display for you to attempt to identify using hints provided.  There will be prizes for the most number correct.









 Feb 25

Chicago Field Museum of Natural History    

Minerals -gems-

Fossils- fabulous displays

 March 4

Richmond IN


 March 25

      LaFarge OH &

   Sickmiller Farm area

      Fossils and Indian artifacts


 JUNIOR PROGRAM   (We meet during the adult business meeting)


 Make orthorhombic  crystal model. learn about luster as a clue to mineral ID


 Make hexagonal crystal model.  Use Hardness as a clue to mineral ID.


 Learn about Quartz.  Test hardness of minerals.




ANNUAL SHOW - OCT. 20, 21 & 22


Mark your calendars for the 56th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary and Jewelry Show and Sale at the Allen County Indiana fairgrounds (2726 Carroll Road, Fort Wayne.  Our theme for 2017 is CRINOIDS: Indiana's Most Famous Fossil.    More info at our  SHOW WEBSITE.



 For information on any of the above, phone Michele Yamanaka (260) 424-5070 or email her at