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Friday, June 2

2:00-4:30 PM Registration & Setup
4:30-5:30 PM Hors d'oeuvers
5:30-7:00 PM Dinner
7:00-7:45 PM

Don Howard  “What’s Old in Minerals”

8:00- PM Open Forum - Images
     

Saturday, June 3

8:00-10:00 AM Late Registration, Give-Away Tables Open
10:00-11:00 AM Ted Hadley & Michael Cox "Geology & Mineralogy of the Mc Dermitt Mine, Humbolt Co. NV"
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00-2:00 PM NCMA Board Meeting
2:00-4:30 PM Give-Away Tables Open, Scope Time
3:00-4:30 PM Silent Auction
4:30-5:30 PM Hors d'oeuvres
5:30-7:00 PM Dinner
7:30- PM Live Auction
     

Sunday, June 4

8:00-10:00 AM Give-Away Tables Open
10:00-11:00 AM

Doug Merson "Mineralogy of Mont Saint-Hilaire,

    Quebec, Canada"
11:00-12:00 PM Give-Away Tables Open, Scope Time
12:00-2:00 PM Lunch (on your own), Tear Down, Clean Up

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Fees

  • $20.00 per person for all 3 days (pre-registration rate, $25.00 at the door)
  • Recordings of the lectures are available on DVD for $15.00 plus postage

Existing members will be contacted for dues and symposium fees via the NCMA newsletter.  New and prospective members can contact Theresa Kokinos, NCMA Treasurer for more information.

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Good Things To Bring Along

  • Micro-mineral donations for the live auction
  • Mineral related and/or non-micro material for the silent auction
  • Specimens for the One Dollar Sales Table
  • Give away minerals
  • Trade Specimens
  • Microscope
  • Microscope light
  • Hand lens
  • Egg cartons
  • Small slips of paper for labeling specimens
  • Pens/pencils

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Index of NCMA Lectures (1982 - present)

 

  • 2017
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals (Canceled)
    • Hadley, Ted & Cox, Michael, Geology of the McDermitt Mine, Humbolt Co., NV
    • Merson, Doug, Mineralogy of Mont St.-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
  • 2016
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals
    • Paul Adams, Minerals of the Silver Coin Mine
    • Herwig Pelckman, Alfred Schoep, from Fred Flintstone to Bob the Builder
  • 2015
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals
    • Joe Marty. The Blue Lizard Mine and Other Locations
    • Henry Barwood, Mineralogy of the Arkansas Alkalic Syenites
  • 2014
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals
    • Tom Loomis, The Phosphates of South Rasmussen Ridge Mine,
      Caribou County, Idaho
    • Bob Walstrom, Imperial County, California Mineral Collecting:
      Overlooked and Undercollected
  • 2013
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals
    • Hadley, Ted, Maps and Navigating on a budget, or .... Materials and methods for managing a library of topographic maps, annotating them, using them for navigation, and paperless portability with minimal cost investment
    • Lechner, William (Bill), The Mineralogy of the Aris Quarry, Namibia
  • 2012
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals
    • Howard, Don, Golden Horn: Minerals Known and Unknown
    • Bob Walstrom, Pottsite - An Odyssey
    • Bob Walstrom, Accidental Pocket, Cochise County, Arizona
  • 2011
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals
    • White, Sugar, What's New in Minerals
    • Marty, Joe, 2010, A Collecting Odyssey
    • Greenland, Tim, Chessy France - The geology, history, and current status, with personal experiences and views
    • Housley, Bob, Mineralogy and History of the Blue Bell Claims
  • 2010
    • Howard, Don, What's Old in Minerals
      Kokinos, Mike, Minerals of Gold Hill, Utah
      Pelkmans, Herwig, Fluorite Oddities
  • 2009
    • Howard, Don, Minerals from the NCMA Give-Away Tables, 2008
    • Kampf, Tony, Describing New Minerals: Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs
    • Pelckmans, Herwig , Mineral Oddities of the Eifel Area
  • 2008
    • Howard, Don, Catalyzed growth and filiform crystals
    • Thorne, Brent, New discoveries in Southern California
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, Using Google Earth to view mineral localities
  • 2007
    • Howard, Don, Agate Trent (agate containing inclusions of arsenic and realgar from near Trent, Oregon)
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, Some new names for old minerals, name changes, and new information about old favorites  (includes information on zinclipscombite: Silver Coin mine; lavendulan, unknown #2, and thometzekite: Gold Hill mine; manganbabingtonite/manganilvaite: Fengjiashan mine, Hubei province, China; and unknown #5: Grandview mine) (Note from Tim Rose, 10 Apr 2009: unknown #2 from Gold Hill is now named barahonaite - (Al); unknown #5 from the Grandview mine is grandviewite)
    • Wise, Bill (standing in for Joe Marty) The Gold Hill Mine, Tooele County, Utah
  • 2006
    • Favreau, Georges, Bou Azzer - Update
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, Origin of retrograde skarn minerals: Christmas Mine
  • 2005
    • Bowell, Rob, The close relationship between elephants, bat guano, and zeolites: Searching for zeolites and evaporites in Western Kenya
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, The minerals of Monte Somma and Vesuvius, Naples, Italy
    • Wise, Bill, Mazzite-Na, a new mineral from Boron, California
  • 2004
    • Marty, Joe, The Hidden Treasure Mine, a Mineral Collectors Paridise and Mineral Potpourri
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, An Update on the Mineralogy of the Silver Coin Mine, Humboldt Co., NV.
  • 2003
    • Loomis, Tom, South Dakota Pegmatite Minerals
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, The vanadium minerals, part IV, Origin of Uranium/Vanadium Deposits of the Colorado Plateau
  • 2002
    • Skebo, Mike, The minerals of Eifel and Lengenbach, Binnental, Switzerland
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, The vanadium minerals, part II
  • 2001
    • Favreau, Georges, Bou Azzer, Morocco
    • Gibbs, Ron, Minerals of the Tyrone Mine, New Mexico
    • White, Sugar, What's new in minerals?
    • Wise, Bill, The mineralogy of zeolites
  • 2000
    • Pagano, Renato, The world of crystals, minerals, books and instruments of the Pagano Collection
    • Wight, Quintin, Microminerals of Mont St. Hilaire
    • Wight, Quintin, The pleasures of micromounting
  • 1999
    • Graeme, Richard, Minerals of Bisbee, Cochise Co., AZ
    • Klein, Scott, Minerals of the Junnila Claim, San Benito Co., CA
    • Wise, William, Mineral habit, part 2
    • White, Sugar and Wise, William, Whats new in minerals
  • 1998
    • Dunning, Gail and Hadley, Ted, Mercury minerals of the Clear Creek Mine, San Benito Co., CA
    • Wise, William, A review of uranium mineralogy
    • White, Sugar and Wise, William, What's new in minerals
  • 1997
    • DeMouthe, Jean, Geology of the gem minerals
    • Howard, Don, Wolf Point Quarry zeolite locations
    • White, Sugar and Wise, William, What's new in minerals
  • 1996
    • DeMouthe, Jean, Introduction to the geology and mineralogy of California
    • DeVito, Fred, Zeolites of Southern California
    • Wise, William, Mineralogy of the New Idria District, San Benito Co., CA
    • White, Sugar and Wise, William, What's new in minerals
  • 1995
    • Jensen, Martin, The mineralogy of the Gold Quarry Mine, Eureka Co, NV
    • Kidwell, Al, The phosphates of Arkansas
    • Wise, William, Minerals of the rhyolite-hosted tin deposits: Taylor Creek Domes, Black Range, NM
    • Wise, William, What is moganite and what is its role in the crystallization of chalcedony?
    • White, Sugar and Wise, William, What's new in minerals
  • 1994
    • Marty, Joe, Micromount collecting in Utah
    • Nichols, Monte, Tomography, minerals and osteoporosis
  • 1993
    • Frazier, Vi, Highlights of the Oregon and Washington zeolite locations
    • Howard, Don, Minerals of New Zealand, with special emphasis on localities near Lake Rotorua
    • Marty, Joe, Minerals of the Tintic District, Utah
    • Thomssen, Dick, Minerals of the Silver Coin Mine, Humboldt Co, NV
  • 1992
    • DeVito, Fred, Crestmore, 1992
    • Jensen, Martin, Update on Majuba Hill
    • Pough, Fred, Louisiana underground
  • 1991
    • Kokinos, Mike, Mineralogy of Gold Hill, an update
    • McIntosh, Larry, Review of the Red Bird Mine
    • Speckels, Milton, Use of the SEM for mineral research
  • 1990
    • Desautels, Paul, Mineral esthetics
    • Dunning, Gail, Last Chance Mining District
    • Howard, Don, SEM photographs, Minerals collected at the Silver Coin Mine
    • McIntosh, Larry, Minerals and collecting areas, Memorial Day weekend
  • 1989
    • Desautels, Paul, Crystal Habit
    • Desautels, Paul, Origins and evolution of the micromounting hobby
    • McIntosh, Larry, Geology and mineralogy of the Silver Peak area
  • 1988
    • Cubit, Les, Sampling of New Mexico mineral locations
    • DeVito, Fred, Minerals of the Santa Monica Mountains
    • Speckels, Milton, More about zeolites
  • 1987
    • Thomssen, Dick, Phosphates of Fairfield, Utah
    • Wise, William, Yerington District, NV
  • 1986
    • Thomssen, Dick, Geology of the San Rafael Mine, Nye County, NV
    • Wise, William, Mineralogy of the San Rafael Mine
  • 1985
    • Croad, Fred, Blue Bell Mine, near Baker, California (given in 2 parts)
    • Wise, William, Some general comments on the formation of replacement ore deposits
  • 1984
    • Jones, Francis, The polarizing microscope
    • Kokinos, Mike, Gold Hill minerals
    • Wise, William, Arsenates
    • Wise, William, Morph and pseudomorph (Gold Hill)
  • 1983
    • Downing, Jean, Microminerals of Mont St. Hilaire
    • Frazier, Si, Quartz: Its occurrence and the effect of the environment and its morphology
    • Wise, William, De-mix and Poudrette Quarries, Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec
  • 1982
    • Beiriger, Bill, Zeolites
    • Kokinos, Mike, Zeolites
    • Wise, William, Zeolites
     

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