Panorama Gem

Rock Hounding in Northeast Washington

2012 Field Trips

June 21st, 2012

Here is our calendar for 2012.   It will keep changing, so keep visiting.  Sometimes things change quickly before a scheduled outing.

Panorama Gem and Mineral Club Calendar for 2012
Month Day Event



Scott Jackson will lead a field trip to Jim Creek.  Meet at the Tiger Store, junction of State Hwy 20 and State Hwy 31, 10AM. Galena, Pyrite and more.  2 wheel drive, bring rock breaking tools.


July 21st

Bruce Hurley will lead a trip to the Metaline Trilobite Quarry.  Meet at Tiger Store (intersection of Hwy 20 and hwy 31) 10AM.



Trip to Livingston’s Rock Ranch.  Good museum with great black light room.  Some rock stashes on the grounds.  This is a Monday.  Meet Chewelah Safeway 8AM



Yep Kanum Park in Colville, Rendezvous Days.  Presentation on the Geology of Mines in Stevens County,  2:30 to 3:45.  A booth and possibly gold panning exhibit also planned.
 September  8th  Meet at the Northport gas Station 10 AM.  Flagstaff Mtn:  Barite, and a lot of very nice metamorphics (large yard rocks), copper minerals. Needed: Strong back, sledge hammer, chisel, iron bar, TNT useful but not legal.
 September  9th
Meet at the Northport gas Station 10 AM.  Columbia River: Gold panning.  Needed: Gold pan, shovel, screens, tweezers, Wash tub (if you have one).



Horseshoe Mt, Quartz Crystals.  Meet at the Log gas station south of Republic, Sunday 10 AM, 2 or 4 wheel drive but 4 wheel is better.  Hammer, Chisels and some digging tools.  Short walk in for 2 wheel drive vehicles.

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