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Photo from Prof. Bentz
 
 
 
Next meeting
April 23
 7-9 pm

 [ NOTE:  This is the 4th Wednesday.  April has 5 Wednesdays]
 
 
Metals and You

Guest speaker Prof. Bentz will briefly explain how to make your own tools and alloys for use in jewelry making.  This will be an introduction to a full day seminar he is offering on June 7.
 
 
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We are located in Fort Wayne Indiana.  We are  a non-profit, family-oriented club.  We collect minerals, fossils, rocks and Indian artifacts.  We have members who do lapidary, gold and silversmithing, faceting, cabochons and wirewrapping.   We meet at 7-9 pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month (except December on the 3rd Wednesday and no meeting in July) at
 
Science Central
1950 N. Clinton Street
Fort Wayne IN 46805
 
 
Our main fund-raiser is our annual October Rock and Mineral Show  & Sale at the Allen County Fairgrounds.  Our 2014 show (53rd) will be Oct. 17, 18, & 19.   We offer annual scholarships each year to students majoring in Geology.

2014 Show flyer

SHOW WEBSITE

Click this sentence to see video of the 2008 show.

Our Juniors have fun.
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JUNIOR PROGRAM
 
April
 Tectonic plates, earthquakes and volcanoes - hands on demonstrations

Beautiful flint
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NEXT FIELD TRIPS

Click here for a look at our Nov. 2, 2013 Medora trip!

 

          May 10 - Pipe Creek, Swayze IN
               Fossils, calcite

          May 17 - Flint Ridge, OH
               Flint, quartz
         June 28 - Pendleton, IN
              Calcite

 

Quartz found last month
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SPECIAL BIG CLUB TRIP

 
June  2014
Wyoming for fossils and minerals
Details soon

 
 
For information on Juniors, phone Michele Yamanaka (260)-427-2196 or email her at YamanakaM@cs.com.  For field trips, email jwphilipps@gmail.com.
 
Please get in touch to offer comments and/or join our club.

Science Central
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 Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Lapidary...Something for everyone!

Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society
c/o Dawn Cramar, President
(260) 564-4675