Ron Zeilstra gave a great slide show and talk about his experiences at the invitation site Krystal Tips Mine in Nevada, USA.
A Scepter is the name for a prismatic crystal which forms with the top part protuding and wider than the rest of the crystal. More details on sceptre quartzes here.
Meet at the Seniors’ Centre in Colwood (behind pool/library complex) at 9am. Bring lots of food and water for a whole day excursion. A full gas tank and a spare tire check wouldn’t hurt either. Bring appropriate gear for rain and sun and wind. This is an amazing day for beach combing, panning and picture taking. BCLS members only please.
This could be you at our VLMS Auction on May 1 2017. Sellers, please drop off your “binned” materials and equipment between 5.30pm and 6.00pm May 1 at the Burnside Bowling Club. No looky-Lou’s! Doors will be open to sign in, get a paddle and browse the merchandise at 6.45 to 7.30pm. Auction starts at 7.30. Cash and cheques are only accepted. Sellers get 85% of top bid proceeds and 15% goes to the club.
Admissions still the same great price, times for Sunday are slightly longer. Please come and see what is new this year in mineral exploration. March 17-19th, 2017 Da Vinci Centre, 195 Bay Str.