Sept 14th, 2019 Little Naches Field Trip Report

On Sat. Sept 14th we went over Chinook Pass to Little Naches for Thunder Eggs, Lily Pad Jasper and Leaf Fossils. We had 16 folks altogether in 6 vehicles. Weather was great. No rain. Lots of fun. I managed to load up a bucket from the thunder egg site, where we spent 3 hours. Then we moved to the lily pad site where I loaded up another bucket of material. And then on to the fossils for a short time. The mudstone where the carbonized leaf fossils are found is estimated to be about 35 MYA according to the state geology maps.

Submitted by Roger Danneman CMS Field Trip Guide.































Updated: November 10, 2019 — 6:55 pm

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . I want to thank everyone that attended our Holiday Dinner. We had the best turnout since the club struck out on it’s own. 40 members, family and friends attended. We had a great selection of food. Best ever. Thank you to each one of you for making the dinner such a great success. I found out at our Holiday Dinner that some of our members are artistically talented beyond collecting rocks. If you have another talent besides collecting rocks please let me know. I found out John Cornell does beaded

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  • Meeting Topic: John Cornell, CMS Member, will be showing off his bead work. He does wall hangings of portraits, landscapes, still life, etc. out of beads. He will bring examples of partially completed and completed works. His work is presently on display at an art gallery in Greenwood.   Show ‘n Tell: Your favorite rock, mineral or lapidary item that you received or bought in 2019

  • The Young Tumblers (youth members) have their own door prize drawing at each meeting. We encourage our Young Tumblers to participate in Show ‘n Tell each month. We also have a section of our monthly newsletter for them only to earn Rock Bucks. Rock Bucks can be spent on the monthly raffle or the club auctions we have throughout the year. The website and newsletter now has your own section. Be sure to look at to see what’s new this month and any announcements.

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