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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

November 2003

Volume 4 Issue 3

Capital Mineral Club News

Inside this Issue:    


October Minutes             Pg 2


History of the December Meeting                           Pg 3


Other Mineral Clubs and Meeting Dates               Pg 4


History of the UNH Scholarship                   Biography: Russ Sims   Pg 5


Field Collecting and Creative Lapidary Awards            Pg 6


Christmas Party Info      Pg 7


Calendar of Events   Lapidary Journals:

See Bill Adams               Pg 8

The November meeting of the CMC will meet Saturday, November 8th at 7:30 PM at the Salvation Army Building on Clinton Street in Concord, NH.

The November meeting will be busy. The December pot luck Christmas party sign up will be passed around. Itís all right to start getting excited and thinking about what you can bring and maybe a mineral too. We will also have a discussion about our future shows - Concord Everett Arena or Mount Sunapee.

The Everett Arena is only available Sept. 18 & 19, 2004. It is much larger than the accommodations provided at Mt. Sunapee. It is also centrally located, as well as, on one floor.  The previous shows have been held at Mt. Sunapee which offers a rate which is $500+/- cheaper than the Everett Arena Ė traditional, and a good atmosphere.  There will be much more discussed at the November CMC meeting.

The presentation for this month will be given by the UNH field camp scholarship recipients who went to field camp in Ireland. This yearís scholarship was given in the memory of Russ Sims. You can read more about Russ on page 5.

The Mineral of the Month will be the minerals of Ireland.

Refreshments will be provided by Bill Miles and Janet Breton.



All submissions to the newsletter welcome !

DEADLINE for submissions is the 3rd Saturday of every month. Late submissions will be carried over to the next month.

My address can be found on the back page of the monthly newsletter.

Welcome new Club Members

Terry Crowell and Annette Comeau of Bristol, NH

Mary Jane Kwist of Gilford, NH


The Members Only page has been updated and hopefully all the changes have been made.  Please check your personal information on the Members Only page.  If we have left anybody off that should be there, or if your information is incorrect please contact  Steffen Hermanns at the November CMC meeting or email the changes to