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Concord, New Hampshire


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President - Gordon Jackson, P.O. Box 600, Canterbury, NH 03224, Phone (603) 783-4493
Vice President  - Scott Higgins, 15 Charles Lane, Eliot, ME 03903, Phone (207) 439-1107
Secretary - Vince Valade, 35 Plimpton Rd., Goffstown, NH 03045, Phone 497-3935
Treasurer - Don Dallaire, 829 Candia Rd., Chester, NH 03036, Phone 483-8467

May 2005

Volume 5 Issue 9

Capital Mineral Club News

Inside this Issue

The Capital Mineral Club will meet Saturday, May 14th at 7:30 PM at the Salvation Army Building on Clinton Street in Concord, NH.


Our guest speaker for the May meeting will be Gyan Bhatnagar.  He is a Geologist and the President of the New Delhi Mineral Club of India.  He has done research with the Nuclear Department in India with Beryllium Minerals.  He also has co-authored a book, “Science and Technology of Diamonds” specializing in the Diamonds of India.  Gyan will be doing a presentation on the minerals and gemstones of the pegmatites and Deccan Traps of India.

The mineral and display of the month will be minerals from India.

If anyone would like to donate a mineral specimen to the club raffle please bring it with you.


Thanks to Bob and Neila Merrill for providing refreshments for the April meeting.

Refreshments this month will be provided by Steffen Hermanns.


The following slate of officers for the upcoming year are presented here to be voted at this meeting. They are:


President, Scott Higgins

Vice-President, (We still need a nomination for this position)

Secretary, Vince Valade

Treasurer, Don Dallaire

Director, Carlos Gristani 2005-2007

Auditor, Audrey Silva 2005-2007


Palermo Club Cookout June 18th 9:00am


Details to be announced soon in a separate flyer.

Eden Mills Club trip is July 9 & 10 - be at the gate at 8am

If you are unfamiliar with this locality, contact one of the club

officers for more information about what to expect.


April Minutes


Deccan Traps of India

Other Club Meetings, Dates and Times


Calendar of Events

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