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Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club                                               


1968 IRMC  Gem & Mineral Show And Field Trip

These Photos Were Taken At The First Annual Upper Peninsula Gem & Mineral Show
Hosted By The Ishpeming Rock And Mineral Club Inc.
The Show Was Held On July 25-26-27-28, 1968,  In Ishpeming Michigan
Photos By Albert H. Murray,   Escanaba, Michigan



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

Bay de Noc Gem & Mineral Club Members
Myrna Lockard, George Lockard, Albert E. Murray, And Martin Lockard
Look At The Rocks For Sale By The Hutsell's From Blue Springs, Missouri



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

Rockhounds Look At The Rocks, Supplies, And Books For Sale
By Rock & Gem Jewelry, From Adrian, Michigan
One Of The Six Dealers At The Show



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

Mr And Mrs Robert Schenk, Of Schenk's Rock Shop, Witch Lake, Michigan
With the Merry-Go-Round Built By Mr Schenk
The Merry-Go-Round Was Completely Hand-Made, And Is Decorated With Polished Stones
A Tape Recorder Played Calliope Music



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

Three Of The 58 Competitive Exhibits At The Show
The Left Case Was Exhibited By Albert E. Murray



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

Three Tables Covered With Polished Stones, Entered as competitive Exhibits
The Two Free-Form Tables Won A First Place
And The Rectangular Table Won Second Place



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show




1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

On A Field Trip, Two Views Of Ishpeming From Jasper Knob
The Rock In The Foreground Is Jaspillite



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show




1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show




1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

On A Field Trip, Three Views Of A Pit Along Cliff Drive,  South Of Negaunee
The Rock Is Black Banded Magnetite



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

On A Field Trip, A Lake Along Cliff Drive



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show




1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

On A Field Trip, Two Views Of A Blacktop Plant
At Lindberg's Quarry,   East Of Negaunee



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

On A Field Trip, Rockhounds Collect Kona Dolomite
At Lindberg's Quarry,   East Of Negaunee



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

On A Field Trip At Lindberg's Quarry. Albert E. Murray Sends Down A Block Of Kona Dolomite
Watching Is Charles Bowen Of Rapid River, Another Member Of The Bay de Noc Gem & Mineral Club Inc
Several Of The Blocks In The Foreground Are Lapidary Quality



1968 IRMC Gem & Mineral Show

On A Field Trip, Albert E. Murray In The Pit At The Empire Mine At Palmer
The Rock Is Low Grade Iron Ore, And Some Of It Is Black Banded Magnetite
The Mining Company Loaned Hard Hats And Saftey Glasses To Rockhounds That Did Not Have Them
The Rockhound's Cars Are Parked In The Middle Of The Pit






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