Nov 17th, 2018 – Field Trip to Blanchard Hill (~12 miles S of Bellingham)

On Nov. 17th I’m planning to join the WA State Mineral Council trip to Blanchard Hill for Dalmatian Stone and Chert.  This locale is about 12 miles south of Bellingham.  Dalmatian Stone is a white marble with dendritic patterns. 

Meet at I-5 Exit 240 Gas Mart 8:50 AM (east side of I-5).  Bring hard rock tools.  (Sledge, big pry bar 3# hammer, chisel, and wedge ( Loaner tools available from Ed ). Safety gear, heavy cloths, gloves & eye protection.
Good roads, no hike.  Weather is looking sunny and dry for Sat.
Hosted by Darrington Rock Club (Ed Lehman ( h# 425-334-6282 c# 425-760-2786).

Roger Danneman cell # 425-757-3506.

Updated: November 18, 2018 — 10:53 am

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