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Stamford  Mineralogical Society         founded 1954
Thank you to all who attended our 26th Annual Show and Sale held at the Eastern
 Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd. Greenwich, CT


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Feb.  13, 2018 Meeting, 7:30 PM

Open to the Public

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center

90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich, CT

 

Mines and Mineral Collecting in Cornwall, England by Dr. Woodrow Thompson

(presented at Rochester Mineral Symposium)

Cornwall is one of the oldest mining districts in Europe. It is famous for the magnificent specimens produced from it copper and time mines in the 18th and 19th centuries. The author shows some of the specimens on display in museums and available from local dealers.    He also describes Cornish mining technology of the period. The talk includes views of the many of the historic old mines are located along the scenic coast of Cornwall.   Field collecting is still possible at some sites, which are shown by the speaker.

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Our 2018 meeting dates are Feb. 13,  March 13,  April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Sept. 25, Oct. 9,  Nov. 13, Dec. 15



Map and directions by car and train to Civic Center on page 2

Area Shows on page 3

Special mineral exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT starts Nov. 11.  More information on page 4.




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