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



  Next Meeting: August 15, 2015 -

 Club picnic  (Sat. August 15th, 10:00 AM-? ) -  at the Weiler's home in Wolcott.   Don't miss this.  The workshop will be open.  Club will provide meats and drinks. Bring a dish to pass and a chair.

PLEASE RSVP to gwexterior@gmail.com before Aug. 11th to help club with meat count.

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

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


Newsletter:   August     



Website of the month    


Field Trips: .  Update 7/31/15  

Check Events Calendar for details.


July 11-12 GemWorld 2015 in Syracuse visit http://www.gmss.us/annual-show/2015-annual-show for details


July 19-26 –Bancroft, Ontario (5-6 days in/ around the “Mineral Collecting Capital of Canada”)  We may add Cobalt to the agenda.  Planning will continue but this will be the week   Leader – Fred Haynes.


August 9th ((Sunday) - Green's Landing along east side of Canandaigua Lake  Leader - Stephen Mayer
         Great location for Middle Devonian Hamilton Group Fossils.  Meet at Deep Run Beach Parking area at 9:00 AM.   We will carpool a short distance to the site, which is on private land.  1500' walk up the creek, expect to get your shoes wet.

August 15th (Sat.)  -  The Club picnic at the Weiler's home in Wolcott.   Don't miss this.  The workshop will be open.  Watch the July and August newsletters for details.


August 29 (Sat.) - Alden, NY for pyrite nodules and pyritized fossils.  Leader - Bill Chapman
         Meet at the Dollar General in Alden on Rte 20 at 10:00 AM or arrive early and walk in yourself. Pending rainfall.

Sept. 19-20 (Sat.-Sun.):  Finally, St. Lawrence County in 2015.  We will join SUNY-Plattsburgh Geology Club at Benson Mines Sat. AM and Rose Road Sun. PM.  Trip will continue on Sunday and perhaps longer with sites TBA.  Leader – Fred Haynes 


October 11-12 (Sat.-Sun.) - Walworth Open House (Sat 7:00AM-2:00PM, Sunday 7:00AM-noon). Arrive early

for safety talk. Wear long pants and boots. Bring safety glasses and hard hats.  Leader – Bill Chapman 

Later in the Summer? – Watch this space   Fossil Trips proposed include    Indian Creek, Syracuse area, Second Creek in Sodus, and more.  Mineral trips to Walworth, West Pierrepont+Powers, Rose Road, and more.


    Please call if you are planning on joining up with any of these field trips so we know who might be coming and if there is any changes you can be notified.     



 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) 


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Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 


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