Category: Field trip reports

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Clipper Mine Field Trip Report October 2017

We explored the tailings pile of the abandoned Clipper Mine out past Carbonado in Pierce County. We were looking for Copper, Azurite and Chrysacolla. Met at the Rosie’s IGA Market (closed) behind the Chevron Station, Buckley, WA 98321. Our Field trip guide was Tony Johnson.  The group left promptly at 9 am with all our tools and equipment in hand. […]

Presidents Message

  • Mark and I are happy to announce that our Cascade Rock and Gem Show will be held on September 20 (setup), 21 & 22 (show), 2019. The same 3rd weekend of September as last year. Mark, Charlie, Pete and I met at Green River College and viewed the only facility they have large enough for us and is available on “our” weekend. Our show will be held this year in the gym. It is 10,000 sq. ft. of wide open space that can accommodate up to 60 booths. The gym does come with increased costs though. As a comparison, last […]

Meeting Announcements

  • General Meeting – February 14th

    Meeting has been cancelled due to weather. They are forecasting a new snow storm Thursday afternoon/evening.

  • General Meeting – March 14th

    March’s meeting program is on rock displays. We know all of us are rock hounds and have rocks everywhere. This is your chance to show off your hobby. Merriann has requested that you send her photos of your display of rocks, minerals or fossils. It can be either indoor or outdoor rock displays, large or small. It can also be any lapidary project: a bowl, bolo-tie, lamp, clock, rock display, outdoor wall, rock pile, etc. Please send Merriann the photos as soon as possible so she can create the February presentation on rock displays. Please, if possible, include the name and […]

  • Board Meeting – Monday, February 11th

    Board meeting has been cancelled due to weather conditions!  

  • Young Tumblers

    We will soon be starting regular Young Tumbers meetings. The website now has your own section. Be sure to look at to see what’s new this month and any announcements.

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