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Mining For Garnets

Clallam County Gem & Mineral Association President Scott Thornhill and
Club Member Deanna Reynolds will be the featured speakers at the Club’s
April 21st General Membership meeting.  You are invited to come and
participate in a discussion of the locations, access, and methods of
mining for garnets.  The presentation will be a roundtable open
discussion with questions and answers throughout.  Rough and finished
garnets will be on display. The meeting will be held at the 5th Avenue
Retirement Center, 500 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim, Second Floor
Conference Room starting at 7 P.M. with the garnet presentation starting
at 7:30 P.M.  For additional information, contact Scott Thornhill, Club
President and presenter at 360-912-1520.

Kathy Schreiner
Clallam County Gem & Mineral Association
Publicity Coordinator

Learning new ideas

Welcome to the Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association [CCGMA]. The CCGMA is a nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of creating, developing, and encouraging interest in the rock, gem, and mineral hobbies as well as locating and identifying various material through field trips.Our club is one of the few gem and mineral clubs to have its very own workshop, where our members have the use of many types of equipment to practice and perfect their lapidary skills. It also allows us to teach those skills to many newcomers to the hobby. In addition our club has classes on wire wrapping, faceting, chain making and silversmithing. We have creative learning activities for all ages. Each Fall, we sponsor a Gem and Mineral show here in Sequim, Washington.

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