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Concord, New Hampshire


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President - Bill Brown, PO Box 6446, 3 Melody Lane, Raymond NH 03077, Phone 895-4157
Vice President - Howard Ewing 10 Judith Ave, Nashua, NH 03060, Phone 888-0835
Secretary - Vince Valade, 35 Plimpton Rd., Goffstown, NH 03045, Phone 497-3935
Treasurer - Don Dallaire, 829 Candia Rd., Chester, NH 03036, Phone 483-8467

February 2002

Volume 2 Issue 6

Capital Mineral Club News

Inside this Issue:    


January Minutes      Pg 2            

The Hobby by          Pg 3

Bill Brown 


Mineral Sale                


Calendar of Events  Pg 4        

On February 2, 2002, the most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, saw his shadow, which predicts six more weeks of



Punxsutawney Phil






The CMC will meet Saturday, Feb. 9th at 1:30 PM at the Salvation Army Building onClinton Street in Concord, NH.

Our guest speaker for the February meeting is Jim Young. He will be giving a talk on The Geology of Tsumeb. Mineral of the month will be Minerals from Tsumeb.

Refreshments will be provided by Steffen Hermanns.

The Club would like to thank Jim Tovey for his updates at the January meeting on recent activities at the Wise Mine and Beauregard Mine.

Lapidary Equipment For Sale

CMC member, Kim Young, has 3 pieces of lapidary equipment for sale.

1. A pair of grinding wheels on one axle, 100 and 200 grit, mounted on a stand with a hood.

2. A big table with 8 inch horizontal lap

3. Jamb peg faceter on a table.

Please give Kim a call at 603-224-0558 if interested.


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Annual Dues Are Due

The 2002 dues are due. The dues are $5 single, $8 couple, $10 family, and $2 junior. To keep records straight and make it simple for Vince Valade who collects the dues and Don Dallaire who handles the money. Give them a check in the amount of your dues. If you recently joined the Club your 2002 dues may already be paid. If you have any questions ask Vince 497-3935. Find a blank Club Member application inside this month’s newsletter.

Recruit some new members!!!!