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Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club                                               





Upcoming Meetings and Events




Saturday, June 16, 2018

Field Trip - Republic Mine

The Republic Mine is a club favorite for finding iron country minerals, including banded hematite, magnetite, barite, and quartz, as well as other specimens from yard rock to micromineral size.

We'll meet at the Shopko Hometown parking lot in Ishpeming along US-41 about a half mile west of the roundabout. Please come between 9:00 and 9:30 to sign a liability waiver and make your field trip donation ($5 for IRMC members, $10 for non-members). We'll be leaving at 9:30 to caravan to the mine. If you're coming from the south or west, you can meet us at the mine gate in Republic between 9:30 and 10:00.


Saturday, July 21, 2018

Field Trip - Location TBD.


Friday, August 3, 2018

Gem & Mineral Show Field Trip to the Republic Mine

Your chance to collect a wide variety of minerals at this closed iron ore mine.

We'll be meeting at the Shopko Hometown parking lot in Ishpeming along US-41 about a half mile west of the roundabout. Please come between 9:00 and 9:30 to sign a liability waiver and make your field trip donation ($10 for all participants). We'll be leaving at 9:30 to caravan to the mine. If you're coming from the south or west, you can meet and sign in at the mine gate in Republic starting at 9:30 (all times EDT).


Saturday, August 4, 2018

42nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show.

See the Show page


Sunday, August 5, 2018

Gem & Mineral Show Field Trip to Lindberg Quarry

Kona Dolomite is the star of this popular annual collecting trip

We'll be meeting at the Negaunee Township Hall on M-35 south of US-41 between Negaunee and Marquette. Please come between 12:00 and 12:30 to sign a liability waiver and make your field trip donation ($10 for all participants). We'll be leaving at 12:30 to caravan to the quarry. You can also meet us at the quarry on CR-480 to sign in, starting at 12:00 (all times EDT). Advance registration will be avaiable at the Gem & Mineral Show on Saturday.


Monday, August 6, 2018

Gem & Mineral Show Special Field Trip to Michigan Gold Mine

Limited to 40 participants. Sign-up details on our registration page. Registration opens May 12.


Saturday, August 25, 2018

Field Trip (Tentative).


Saturday, September 8 or 15, 2018

Field Trip - Location TBD.


Sunday, September 16, 2018

Program Meeting - Subject TBD

The first program meeting of the 2018-2019 season.

 

Field Trip Safety Rules




Regular meetings of the Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club are held at the
Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum
501 W. Euclid St.
Ishpeming, Michigan

Doors open at 1:00 pm to allow visitors time to view the club's mineral collection.
Program Meeting at 1:30, followed by a silent auction and the business meeting.
Free admission.
The public is welcome.





Join The Ishpeming Rock And Mineral Club

Each Month we have a 50/50 drawing - and also draw for door prizes for man, woman, child and visitor.


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