February 22, 2017

7 pm - 9 pm



Program: The Adventures of Jim Philipps

Jim will talk abut his many collecting trips and show pictures and actual samples found.











 Feb 25

Chicago Field Museum of Natural History

Minerals -gems-

Fossils- fabulous displays


 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.






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