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2017 Crack 'N Cab - Click on Month to View

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2016 Crack 'N Cab - Click on Month to View

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2015 Crack 'n Cab - Click on Month to view

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2014 Crack 'n Cab - Click on Month to View

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2013 Crack 'n Cab - Click on Month to View

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2012 Crack 'n Cab (Google Docs)

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December

  • Topic of the Month: Holiday minerals - Dioptase and Vanadinite
  • Potential new geological find in Cicero.
  • Junior Rockhounds mineral/fossil show and tell.
  • Holiday brunch highlights.
  • Oldest Pearl In World Discovered In United Arab Emirates.
  • Making fluorescent specimen labels.
  • Rules for cutting Malachite
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November

  • Topic of the Month: Pyritized Brachiopods and Alden Pyrite Beds
  • Junior Rockhounds field trips to PRI, Lords Corners and Tully
  • Keith Gilmer's private tour of Bill Pinch's mineral collection.
  • Pumice "Raft“ Volcanic Rock Mass the Size of Belgium Floating off New Zealand Coast
  • November birthstone - Topaz
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October

  • Several articles on outreach and promoting the club
  • EFMLS Award winners
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September

  • Banner: Wulfenite
  • Judy Cook's Jr Rockhounds reminsences
  • How to cut Fire Agate
  • AFMS Awards
  • In Memorium: Lou Dunlap
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July/Aug

  • report on the 2012 Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show
  • many, many pictures from the show
  • report on club's new outreach efforts
  • the world's largest and oldest meteorite
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June

  • Banner: dinosaur eggs
  • list of club officers for 2012-2013
  • photos from field trip to Honeyoye for septarian nodules
  • photos from field trip to Sangerfield for trilobites and ammonoids
  • Jr Rockhounds activities
  • first installment of club history
  • list of presenters at the Learning Center for the 2012 show
  • list of demonstrators for the 2012 show
  • article about Stromatolites, the oldest fossils
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May

  • Banner: Swarovsky jewelry
  • nominations for Board of Directors
  • report on field trip to Crystal Grove
  • GMSS Constitutional Reference Information
  • Mineral/Fossil Display Contest Winners
  • Potential Field & Show Trips
  • New mineral discovered - Postite Mg(H2O)6Al2(OH)2(H2O)8(V10O28)•13H2O
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April

  • Banner:New York State Mineral and Fossil
  • discussion of changes to our Constitution and Bylaws
  • show issues
  • field trip list
  • club auction rules
  • AFMS tribute to Pat Egolf
  • Tips for Preparing a Display Case
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March

  • Banner: St. Patrick's Day Jewelry
  • Mineral/Fossil display contest rules
  • proposal for changes to the GMSS Constitution
  • skill center class schedule
  • show committee news
  • AFMS Code of Ethics
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February

  • Banner: Amethyst
  • ribbon cutting for Marie Cole Skill Center
  • website redesign progress & development
  • Rochester Mineralogical Symposium
  • In Memoriam: Pat Egolf
  • EFMLS Show Safety
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January

  • Banner: Garnet gem stones
  • Website : Redesigning for the Future
  • SRC Arena announcement
  • Staurolites, the twinned crystal stone
  • It's official: An asteroid wiped out the Dinosaurs
  • Turquoise mineral profile
  • list of New York mineral clubs with shows

2011 Crack 'n Cab (Google Docs)

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December

  • lapidary/jewelry/beading contest winners
  • new library - description and procedures
  • acknowledgement of Christmas Party door prize Sponsors
  • Jr. Rockhounds' dinosaur adventure
  • Beads & Beyond group disbanded
  • award certificates presented from the 2011 show
  • AFMS National Rockhound & Lapidary Hall of Fame
    Inductees
  • EFMLS : "Three Must Dos for Every Mineral Collector"
  • 1000 year old Maya kitchen discovery
  • in memoriam Victor Cole
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November

  • semi-annual auction
  • Jr. Rockhounds field trip for septarian nodules
  • "Rock Pals" exchange with Ventura County, California club
  • Topaz - Al2SiO4(F,OH)2
  • GMSS food drive, Toys for Tots
  • in memoriam Bill Norris
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October

  • Dave Millis program about Radioactivity in Rocks and the
    World around Us
  • Jr. Rockhounds double dip
    • Rick Moore's presentation on gypsum/selenite geology
    • Mary Schloss' presentation of minerals from Bancroft
  • Lapidary/Beading display contest rules
  • Auction rules
  • Technique to Remove Iron Stains from Fluorescent
    Minerals
  • First workshop schedule
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September

  • First meeting in new club house
  • Jr. Rockhounds help Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • AFMS report on activities for juniors at the July show
  • The Goldstone Story
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2010 Crack 'n Cab (Google Docs)

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2009 Crack 'n Cab - Click on Month to View

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