Orange County Mineral Society
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FIELD TRIP,  WHAT TO WEAR

    1. Work Boots or hiking Boots. NO FLIP FLOPS, SANDALS, OR OPEN TOE SOFT SHOE.
    2. Long Pants ( Tuck into socks)
    3. Long sleeve shirt (light color best)
    4. Hat
    5. Hard Hat is required when collecting in an active quarry or mine.
    6. Eye protection  Always

    What to bring

    1. Crack hammer ( 3 or 4 Lb
    2. Variety of chisels  1” by 12” long, ½” by 8” long
        ( you will have a collection of these as your needs require)
    3. A pack or bucket to carry your tools and rocks
    4. news paper to wrap the good rocks
    5. pen and paper to write notes

    Reminder: Rocks are heavy it does not take many to add up the poundage.
    Also  bring Bug Repellant, Sun Block, Water      

Black Spinel Octahedrons from
Amity, Orange County, New York.
Field Trip pictures
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Annual Mineral Jewelry Gem Fossil Show June 3-4, 2017
Monroe Museum Village