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OREGON
Oregon Field Trip 2003
July 2003
By Doug Merson
Petrified Wood
Eugene, Oregon
August 30, 2003
By Dan Kelly
Lookout Point, Oregon
January 10, 2004
By Dan Kelly
Glass Buttes & Prineville/Madras Areas
May 22-23, 2004
Oregon
By Dan Kelly
The Fossils That Weren't
July 24, 2004
Thomas Creek, Oregon
By Dan Kelly and Herb Bastuscheck
Oregon Micromineral and Fossil Trip
May 7-12, 2005
Lemolo Lake, Kahler Creek
Burnt Cabin Creek & Fossil, Oregon
By Doug Merson
Inspiration and an Exceptional Calcite
Mill Creek Quarry
Polk County Oregon
May 17, 2005
By John Cornish
Darren and Tulley in Oregon
Richardson Ranch - Maury Mountain
Glass Buttes - Lucky Strike - Lookout Point
June 2005
Oregon
By Dan Kelly
Bates Brothers Oregon Trip
June-July 2006
By Lee Bates
Oregon's Outback:
Owyhee Area Hounding

August 31, 2006
By Rhonda Gheen
Alvord and Steens Mt.
to Hart Mt. and Rabbit Hills

Oregon Thunderegg & Sunstone Hunt
Sept. 17-21 2006
By Rhonda Gheen
Crater Rock Museum
Central Point, Oregon
August 10, 2006
By John Cornish
Orthoclase Crystal Hunt
Lime, Oregon
May 6, 2007
By Rhonda Gheen
Back to SE Oregon
& Virgin Valley

August 2009
By Herb Bastuscheck

PENNSYLVANIA
Sunny Brook Crick Goethite
Oreland, Pennsylvania
October 21, 2004
By Joe Dunleavy
Shamokin and Meckley's Quarries
Pennsylvania
September 20-21, 2003
By Jay Loch
Meckley's Limestone Quarry
Mandata, Pennsylvania
August 14, 2005
By Mike Streeter
National Limestone Quarry
Mount Pleasant Mills, Pennsylvania
August 4, 2007
By Mike Streeter
Meckley's Limestone Quarry
Mandata, Pennsylvania
August 5, 2007
By Mike Streeter
National Limestone Quarry
Mount Pleasant Mills, Pennsylvania
April 20, 2008
By Mike Streeter
National Limestone Quarry, Mt. Pleasant Mills, PA
New Street Quarry, Paterson, NJ
Cornwall Iron Furnace, PA

October 2012
By Mike Streeter

SOUTH CAROLINA
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine
Antreville, South Carolina
November 22, 2003
By Mike Streeter
Diamond Hill Smokey Quartz
Antreville, South Carolina
December 24, 2003
By Mike Streeter
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine - Again!
Antreville, South Carolina
January 10, 2004
By Mike Streeter
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine
Geology and Selected Minerals
Antreville, South Carolina
March 2004
By Mike Streeter
Another Diamond Hill Weekend
Antreville, South Carolina
March 27-28, 2004
By Mike Streeter
Unusual Quartz Crystallization
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine
Antreville, South Carolina
August 2004
By Mike Streeter
Savannah River Agate
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine
Jackson's Crossroads Amethyst

NE Georgia and NW South Carolina
August 2004
By Mike Streeter
Silicified Fault Breccia, Quartz
Druse and Banded Chalcedony

Greenville County, South Carolina
February 19, 2005
By Mike Streeter
Amethyst and Other Minerals
Diamond Hill Mine
Antreville, South Carolina
March 2005
By Mike Streeter
Monster Skeletal Quartz & More
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine
Antreville, South Carolina
January - April 2005
By Mike Streeter
A Dark Purple Amethyst Day
Diamond Hill Mine
Antreville, South Carolina
April 2-3, 2005
By Mike Streeter
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine
Fantastic Smokies and More

November/December 2005
By Mike Streeter
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine
Southern Appalachian Mineral Society

March 11, 2006
By Mike Streeter
Geology and Minerals of the
Diamond Hill Quartz Mine

A PowerPoint Presentation
October 2006
By Mike Streeter
Silicified Microbreccia
Marietta-Tryon Graben
North & South Carolina
February 2011
By Mike Streeter
Carolina Agate
A New Find
South Carolina
January 2012
By Mike Streeter

SOUTH DAKOTA
Iowa - Minnesota - Ontario - South Dakota
June 2003
By Virgil Richards

TENNESSEE
Douglas Lake Diamonds and Calcite
Douglas Lake, Tennessee
January 16 & February 6, 2005
March 5, 2006
By Mike Streeter
A Vugaliscious Vacation with Geodes Galore
Lincoln Co., Kentucky - Monroe Co., Indiana
Hancock and Adams Co., Illinois - Clark Co., Missouri
Davidson Co., Tennessee
April 30 - May 8, 2005
By Mike Streeter
A Rockhounding Vacation
Tennessee, Oklahoma,
Arizona and New Mexico
April 8-23, 2006
By Mike Streeter
Norris Lake Kimberlite Magnetite
Lead Zinc Mine Collecting

Union County, Tennessee
February 2007
By Mike Streeter
Douglas Lake Diamonds
and Calcite . . . again

Douglas Lake, Tennessee
January 27, 2008
By Mike Streeter
Field Quartz Collecting
Greene County, Tennessee
March 1, 2008
By Mike Streeter
Tennessee Paint Rock
Agate Prospecting

Eastern Tennessee
July 2008
By Dave Timpany
Geodes, Quartz & More
Jackson Co., Tennessee
Mount Ida, Arkansas
October 2010
By Tom Kuzia
Moccasin Gap and Williams-
Krebs Barite Mines

Cocke Co., Tennessee
December 2012
By Mike Streeter

TEXAS
McRocks West Get-together
Toledo Bend Area, Texas
October 23-26, 2003
By Virgil Richards
A Texas Odyssey
Austin & Round Rock
July 2004
By Virgil Richards
A Texas Odyssey Revisited
September 2004
By Virgil Richards
A Texas Odyssey Continued
Big Bend Area
November 2004
By Virgil Richards
Fossilized Wood Hunt &
Johnson's Rock Shop

Jasper & Indian Springs, Texas
February 2007
By Denise Bicknell
I Hear Jasper Calling My Name
Petrified Wood Hunt
Jasper, Texas
March 2007
By Virgil Richards
Lake Texoma Ammonite Adventure
Grayson County, Texas
April 6, 2007
By Mike Streeter
Petrified Wood Station- Decatur, Texas
Sulfur River - Ladonia, Texas

November 2007
By Docia Lenz
Decatur, Midlothian, Sherman and more
Texas
October 2009
By Docia Lenz

UTAH
Petrified Wood Collecting
Washington County, Utah
May 2002
By Mike Streeter
Septarian Nodule Hunt
Kane County, Utah
May 2002
By Mike Streeter
Topaz Mountain
Juab County, Utah
May 2002
By Mike Streeter
Topaz Mountain Area
NW Utah
July 2003
By Jay Bates
Utah and Nevada Collecting Trip
Northwest Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy
June 21-26, 2004
By Doug Merson
Topaz Mountain
U-Dig-Em trilobite quarry

NW Utah
September 2006
By Kevin Dunlap
Utah Rock Hunting
May 2009
By Carol Poole

VERMONT
Verde Antique Marble & Grossular Garnet
Windham and Chester, Vermont
September 2003
By Tom Kuzia
Quartz Dig
Manchester, Vermont
September 22, 2004
By Tom Kuzia
White Quartz Mountain
South Wardsboro, Vermont
November 2007
By Tom Kuzia

VIRGINIA
Virginia Calcite with Iridescent Hematite
September 2008
By Mike Streeter
 
Fairy Stone State Park
Virginia
July 2015
By Mark Stadul

WASHINGTON
Winchester Creek Beryl
Pend Oreille County, Washington
April 29, 2004
By Dean Welter
Saddle Mountain
Mattawa, Washington
February 25-26, 2005
By Richard Price
Washington Weekend;
A Gathering Of Friends

July 2005
By John Cornish
Northwest Mineral Shows
Washington State
October 2005
By John Cornish
The Light Slowly Fades
Strait Collecting on the Olympic Peninsula
Washington State
December 2005
By John Cornish
Another Great Fossil Hunt
on the Olympic Peninsula

Washington State
January 2006
By Jason Boddy
Salmon Creek Agate Hunt
Lewis County, Washington
February 7, 2006
By Richard Price
Another Fossil Hunt
on the Olympic Peninsula

Washington State
February 2006
By Jason Boddy
Yet Another Fossil Hunt
on the Olympic Peninsula

Washington State
February 2006
By Jason Boddy
Western Washington
Get Together 2
July 2006
By John Cornish
Western Washington
Get Together 2

July 2006
By Jason Boddy
An Old Friend
A Washington Quarry

December 2006
By John Cornish
The 33rd Annual Pacific Northwest
Friends of Mineralogy Symposium

Kelso, Washington
October 2007
By John Cornish
Crabs, Crabs and More Crabs
(Fossil Crab Collecting)
Grays Harbor, Washington
April 2008
By Jason Boddy
Big Chief
King County, Washington
August 2008
By John Cornish
Mason County, Washington
October 2008
By John Cornish
Olympic Peninsula Crystal
and Fossil Collecting

Clallam County, Washington
December 2009
By John Cornish

WISCONSIN
Vulcan Quarry
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
April 2006
By Carl Mauritz
Vulcan Quarry
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
April 2007
By Carl Mauritz
The Diamond Hunters
Demonstration Get-Together
Kid's Day

Omro, Wisconsin
June 3, 2007
By Donna Nolte

Field Trip Reports Continued . . .

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