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Rockhound of the Month

Rockhounds of the Month for December
Lorna Coe & Cindy Wicksall

Rockhound of the Month for October
Kevin Gauthier



"The GTARMC always welcomes new rockhounds!!! Come to our next meeting, Tuesday, February 20 at the TADL !!"


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field trips/GTARMC show

Some of our rockhounds go on several trips each year to great rock and mineral hunting grounds! Some are as individuals or family groups, some as a group of rockhounds and sometimes with the whole club or with another club. These trips are fun for the whole family and are not only entertaining, but full of learning and collecting opportunities as well. Below are some pictures from some of the GTARMC's field trips from recent years.
Field Trips
A big part of being a rockhound is sharing our hobby and crafts with others! GTARMC members participate in numerous rock and mineral shows every year where they showcase their skills and help spread interest and knowledge about rocks, minerals and the lapidary arts.
GTARMC Rock and Mineral Show Our biggest event is the club show held the last weekend of September. In 2017, the show was held on Saturday, September 30, and Sunday, October 1, at the VFW Hall at 3400 Veterans Drive, in Traverse City. Vendor booths, and a young rockhound's area were featured. Below are a few pictures from recent club shows.
The GTARMC is an active club, so make sure to check the calendar and the GTARMC newsletter for upcoming club meeting information, educational opportunities, field trips and shows!