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



  Next Meeting: June 12, 2015

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

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

Program:  Show Results


Newsletter:  May    



Website of the month  "http://www.virtualmuseumofgeology.com/ "  



 2015 Show: June 6 & 7, 2015  at  Greater Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 N. Bloomfield Rd,  Canandaigua, NY 14424 (SHOW FLYER) (MAP)  (Dealer Contract)



 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"  



Field Trips: .  Update 5/08/15

Check Events Calendar for details.


May 10 (Sun.) - Fossil Scouting Victor area. If free contact Stephen Mayer at 585-943-5058 or Flexy50@yahoo.com 


May 16 (Sat.) - Penn-Dixie Fossil Park, Hamburg, NY    Dig with the Experts, $30 fee ($25 for members)   see: http://www.penndixie.org or 716-627-4560


May 23th(Saturday) Workshop open 10:00 AM til mid afternoon Where: The Weiler’s Barn / WCGMC Workshop 6676 E. Port Bay Rd, Wolcott, NY   Rules: BYOR (Bring your own rocks) to saw, grind, polish, or even facet. Training on equipment is available. Eye protection.   $5/visit for adult club members, children are free


May 24thweekend:  Hickory Hills will likely be open this weekend for Herkimer picking.  (Contact them directly).


May 30th(Saturday) – Ilion, NY for travertine (and probably an additional fossil stop) Leader – Bill Chapman


June 12-14 (Friday-Sunday)- Some of us will accompany Dry Dredgers of Cincinnati to Ridgemount Quarry in Ontario on a Eurypterid hunt (10 miles from Buffalo) and then to Penn-Dixie or other Buffalo area sites.  (Contact Stephen Mayer or Fred Haynes if interested)


June 19-20 (Friday-Saturday)   Do we call this a dig!  Bill Chapman is having his more or less annual “Rocks by the Pound” extravaganza at his rock pile(s) in Prattsburgh  (Learn more at May mtg.or visit Bill at the show)


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.


Later in the Summer – Watch this space   Fossil Trips proposed include Deep Run, Green’s Landing, Alden, Indian Creek, Syracuse area, Second Creek in Sodus, and more.  Mineral trips to Ilion, 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 4/15/15: Allen, Bancroft, Brown,  Bordwell, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Curcio, Daniels, Donahue, Dougenik, Ellias, Tom Fisher, Trena Fisher, Frey, Haynes, Hoch, Hubbard, Imel, Inzero, Jones, Kerr, Lesniak, Lyons, Madison, Martin, Mayer, McCann,  Owen, Pidor, Rogers, Rowe, Sawtelle, Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Smith, Spence, Teachman, Thomas, Tokaya,  VanNeel, Weiler, Williams, Wirth, Wheaton, Woodhouse, Davis.



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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