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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

September 2004

Volume 5 Issue 1

Capital Mineral Club News

Inside this Issue:    


Remaining NEFTA

Field Trips2004                 Pg 2


41st Annual CMC Mineral

Show at Mt. Sunapee       Pg 3


Calendar of Events          Pg 4


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The September meeting of the CMC will meet Saturday, September 11th, at 7:30 PM  at the Salvation Army Building on Clinton Street in Concord, NH.


The Club would like to thank Don Dallaire for speaking about collecting in Michigan at the May club meeting.

Our speaker for the September meeting is Bob Whitmore and he will be doing a presentation on his trip to Namibia.  Mineral of the month will be Minerals of Namibia and Africa.

Refreshment’s will be provided by Mike & Natalie Undercofler.


Volunteers are still needed for our annual Gem and Mineral Festival at Mt. Sunapee.  Please contact Gordon Graham, Chairman, at 603-763-3129 to help with this event.  Efforts are truly appreciated!  See more info on page 3.


The regular October Club meeting will be the Saturday following the Sunapee show.  It will be on the 16th so mark your calendars.


Bob Whitmore will have copies of his Palermo book to sell.

Vince Valade will bring perky boxes for anyone who needs them.


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