The Kawartha Rock & Fossil Club
Located in Beautiful Peterborough, Ontario
Just a reminder that we have our next Club meeting on Monday March 13th starting at 7:00pm. To be held at the Peterborough Zoo, Orientation Centre. David K. Joyce is our presenter at this meeting and will be speaking about the Engineer Mine in British Columbia. The presentation will be a mixture of Geology, Mineralogy, a […]
Sorry for the confusion, meeting dates and locations will likely change often untill all the issues are resolved. Meeting Date: Monday November 14th, 2016 Meeting Location: Peterborough Zoo, Orientation Centre as usual. Time: 7:00 p.m.
Sorry for the confusion, meeting dates and locations will likely change often untill all the issues are resolved. Meeting Date: Tuesday October 11th, 2016 Meeting Location: Holiday Inn Peterborough, Saffron North Mtg Room 150 George Street North, Peterborough. Tele: 1 705 740 6581 Meeting Time: Set-up: 6:30pm – 7:00pm […]
Our club meeting night has changed permanently from the second Tuesday of each month to the second Monday of each month. Time: 7:00 p.m. at the Peterborough Zoo, Orientation Centre as usual.
Due to construction projects a few meeting this year will be held in alternative locations. May 13th. – Usual place, in the Orientation Center at the Peterborough RiverView Park and Zoo. June 10th. – Community Counseling and Resource Ctr., 540 George St. N., Peterborough “downstairs training room”. There is parking in front for about 6 […]
Mark Stanley will talk on the topic of Fluorite and some of the history of Fluorite mining in the Madoc area. It would be impossible to cover the whole topic of Fluorite mining in one night, so I will make my presentation around one prospector who played a major role in the Madoc area. Also […]
George Thompson George will give a talk on mineral cleaning and preparation for display as well as other things. This is always a good topic to review just before the collecting season gets underway. George is recognized through-out the mineral community for his mineral prep talents, this is one you don’t what to miss. Also […]
Pamela J. Sangster, P.Geo., Regional Resident Geologist, Southern Ontario, Ontario Geological Survey, Mines and Minerals Division, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, The Power Point I plan on giving is an update on Ontario Industrial Minerals Production , Exploration and Development I also want to provide information on how the Resident Geologist office can help […]
January 14th Annual meeting, election of officers. We are in need of filling the soon to be vacant positions of Treasurer, Secretary, Newsletter Editor and Show Chairperson. Your help is needed now! . . Many good things will take place in 2014 . . January 14th General meeting, topics open for discussion.Membership input will be […]
Karen Fox, MSc, FCGmA, FGA Karen’s childhood fascination with rocks, minerals and fossils ultimately led to Fellowship with the Canadian Gemmological Association in 1989. The distractions of professional life in the semiconductor industry put the hobby on hold for many years, but eventually a rearrangement of priorities allowed the passion for minerals and gems to […]