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Concord, New Hampshire


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President - Scott Higgins, 15 Charles Lane, Eliot, ME 03903, Phone (207) 439-1107

Vice President  - Martin Kippley, 6 General Sullivan Way, Rollinsford, NH 03869, Phone (603)743-1881

Secretary - Vince Valade, 35 Plimpton Rd., Goffstown, NH 03045, Phone 497-3935

Treasurer - Don Dallaire, 829 Candia Rd., Chester, NH 03036, Phone 483-8467

October 2005

Volume 6 Issue 2

Capital Mineral Club News

Inside this Issue:    


September Minutes

New Members                   Pg 2


 Calendar of Events          Pg 3


Editors Note:


The deadline to get info to me for publication will be the 3rd Saturday of the month.

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Designed and maintained by:

Robin Edgewood-Reece & Steffen Hermanns

The October meeting of the CMC will meet Saturday, October 15th, at 7:30 PM  at the Salvation Army Building on Clinton Street in Concord, NH.

There will also be a Board meeting before the club meeting at 6:00 all Board members should plan to attend.

 The Club would like to thank Steffen Hermanns for speaking about the VAG mines in Lowell Vermont (Eden Mills) at the September club meeting.

In lieu of a speaker this month the club will be discussing the budget for the year and getting ideas for club activities, scholarships, etc.

Refreshments will be provided by Robin Edgewood-Reece. & Steffen Hermanns.  If you are signed up for refreshments please remember to save your receipts so that the Club can reimburse you.

The Club has planned a collecting trip to Ruggles Mine on Saturday October 22nd with a rain date of the 23rd.  If it rains both days the trip will still be on Sunday the 23rd .  This will be a tour of the mine and collecting that is not generally open to the public.  It is required that you bring hardhats, work boots and flashlights.  This trip is for Club Members only.  Please meet at Ruggles Mine at 9:00am.  Email with any questions.


Mineral Clubs - Meeting Dates

Saco Valley Gem and Mineral Club  3rd Thursday of each month at the Albany, NH Town Hall – 7:00 PM

Keene:  1st Saturday of each month at Keene State College, Bldg. 18, Keene, NH – 7:00 PM

Nashua:  Last Wednesday of each month at the Nashua public Library, Court St., Nashua, NH in the downstairs

Theater Room – 7:00 PM

North Shore (MA):  3rd Friday of each month, St. Paul Episcopal Church, Washington  St., Peabody, MA – 7:30 PM

Boston Mineral Club:  1st Tuesday of each month, Harvard University Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St.,

Cambridge, MA – 7:30 PM

Southeastern NH Mineral Club:  2nd Wednesday of each month, St John’s Methodist Church, 28 Cataract Ave.,

Dover, NH – 7:00 PM