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Rock Hounding in Northeast Washington

PGMC News 2020

January 20th, 2020

News202001.PDF New Officers, GEMS FROM SHEILA, Noble Serpentine, Minutes from Jan 2020 Executive Board, Parrot Wing Jasper, and Winter Shop Tips

News202002.PDF Minutes of the 1/21/20 Meeting, GEMS FROM SHEILA, Thumbnail and Micromounts, A Few Words from Our Show Chairman-Johnie, Our Gem and Mineral Show: March 12, 13, and 14, and Last month’s rock or mineral-Ulexite

News202003.PDF Minutes of the 2/18/2020 Meeting, GEMS FROM SHEILA, Rock Show and Rockhounding in Deming NM, Upcoming Events in Our Area, and Identify the “Rock or Mineral” – Last month’s rock or mineral: “Apache Tears” – Obsidian

News202004.PDF The 3/17/2020 Meeting was cancelled, GEMS FROM SHEILA, Big Diggins Claim and the Fluorite Mines and Rhyolite Area in Deming New Mexico, Our 2020 March Gem & Mineral Show was well attended (considering), CoronaVirus News, Field Trip Planning, and Identify the “Rock or Mineral” – Last month’s rock or mineral: Puddingstone is a conglomerate!

News202006.PDF A note from the Editor about “dispersed camping”, President’s announcement, “Equipment Auction for Club Members” with lots of photos, and Identify the “Rock or Mineral” – Last month’s rock or mineral: Fire Agate

News202007.PDF Eulogy by Johnie: Sherry Bamberger, Trim Saw Scraps By Jim Retzer, Club’s New Facebook Page, and Identify the “Rock or Mineral” – Last month’s rock or mineral: Psilomelane

News202009,10.PDF Notes from The President By Sheila Stratton, Columnar Jointing Home Experiment By Sharon Borgford, Excerpts of “A Hobo’s Son and an Orphan Girl” Part 1 By Bob Bristow, restrictions because of the Corona Virus, and Identify the “Rock or Mineral” – Last month’s rock or mineral: Thenardite

News202011.PDF Notes from The President By Sheila Stratton, How to Locate New “Old Rockhound Sites” By Jim Retzer, Excerpts of “A Hobo’s Son and an Orphan Girl” Part 1 By Bob Bristow, and Identify the “Rock or Mineral” – Last month’s rock or mineral:Chrysoprase