P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004



  Next Meeting: Sept. 11, 2015 -

 6:30 - Social & Mini-miners, 7:00 - Meeting, 

Location: at the Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark, NY

Program:  Dave Millis will be doing a program called "Crystal Systems".


Newsletter:  Sept. has been E-Mailed to you (I'm not able to upload files, this platform is no longer being supported, we'll be updating later this month) It is available at Fred's website http://fredmhaynes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/WCGMC-newsletter-Sept-2015.pdf



Website of the month    


Field Trips: .  Update 8/28/15  

Check Events Calendar for details.


 Oh no, say it ain’t so!  Summer is coming to a close.  Good news though, in addition to reconvening our Friday night meetings in Newark, WCGMC will continue to conduct local and regional collecting trips until the snow flies..  As usual, you should always watch the website for adds and changes, or contact the listed trip leader or Bill Chapman, if you are uncertain whether you have the latest information.  This month’s activities are in red.


Remember to attend a WCGMC field trip you must be a club member, or a member of an affiliated club if you do not live in our region.


Saturday August 29 – Alden, NY for pyritized fossils in Ledyard shale. See June-July 2014 WCGMC News for site details. Meet at Dollar General Store, Rte. 20 in Alden at 10 AM. Leader-Bill Chapman


Sept. 17-20 (Thurs.-Sun.):  Finally, St. Lawrence County in 2015.  We will join SUNY-Plattsburgh Geology Club on Saturday tovisit Benson Mines in AM and Rose Road in PM.  Still working details, but we will collect in the Adirondacks (Selleck Road, Powers Farm, etc.) on Thursday and Friday also.  We have a place to stay in Star Lake Wedn. through Sat. nights.  (Contact Fred Haynes before Sept 6 if you wish details or wish to stay with us any/all evenings)


October 3 (Sat.) – A local fossil trip to Deep Run is planned for this day.  Leader – Fred Haynes

Meet at Deep Run Beach parking lot at 9:00 AM.  Some creek walking may be required.


October 10-11 (Sat.-Sun.) - Walworth Quarry Open House (Sat 7 AM - 2 PM, Sunday 7:00 -noon). Arrive early for safety talk.  Wear long pants and boots.  Bring safety glasses & hard hats.

Leader – Bill Chapman


Let us know where you would like to go in the fall.  There are still open weekends remaining.




 September 12-13:  NYSGA Annual Field Meeting, Plattsburg, NY  For info on symposium and field trips see:



October 24-25:  Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil Show and Sale, Main Street Armory, Rochester    For details visit http://www.rochesterlapidary.org/show/index.htm



 check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around



Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.

   (Microsoft Word Fill-in Form)  or   (PDF printable form)


Members for 2014-15 as of 5/25/15: Allen, Bancroft, Brown,  Bordwell, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Curcio, Daniels, Donahue, Dougenik, Dow, Ellias, Tom Fisher, Trena Fisher, Frey, Haynes, Hoch, Hubbard, Imel, Inzero, Jones, Kerr, Krisher, Lesniak, Lyons, Madison, Martin, Mayer, McCann, Owen, Pidor, Rogers, Rowe, Sawtelle, Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Shorey, Smith, Spence, Teachman, Thomas, Tokaya,  VanNeel, Watkins, Weiler, Williams, Wirth, Wheaton, Woodhouse, Davis.



 New Link: Newsletter editor has his own site. Check it out. http://fredmhaynes.com/ 


Link to pdf of Feb. program. "Review of 2014 (Part I) (Part II) by Fred Haynes"  


I'm looking for some one to help me with uploading photos to this site, if anyone is interested in helping, e-mail me. wmlesniak@aol.com  


 Click for Pictures from Tichenor Point 6/18/11 

Click for Picture from Walworth Dig 10/9&10/10

Click for Pictures from Glendon, NC Check out the 8th pic. down

 Click for Pics: (9/18/10) Cameron Dig



Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM

Location: at the Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark (CLICK for MAP)

         (Please use North side entrance of church to enter basement) 


Mail us at:                                                                   

Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 


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