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Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club                                               

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Field Trip: Dexter Mine

The Dexter Mine was a small iron mine that operated between 1883 and 1897. Typical iron range minerals including hematite & goethite as well as barite and manganese minerals can be found here. High-clearance vehicles can drive in to the mine piles; cars can be parked on the main road less than a 100 yard walk from the 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 in 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.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Program Meeting: Back Forty Mine Update

Robert Mahin, Exploration Geologist for Aquila Resources, will give us an update on the Back Forty Mine, a proposed gold and zinc mine located in Menominee County in the South Central part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Robert will present the details of this new mining project and the progress on the permitting process involved in opening the mine.


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.

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

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