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					                           MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008




          Monthly Bulletin of the Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley

                                                                     October 2008
Show Meeting:
September 25th at 7:00 at the shop.                          In This Issue:
                                                                 July, Aug. and Sept.
General Meeting:                                                   Board Meeting Minutes
October 8th, 7:30 P.M. at Mt. Eden Presbyterian                  September General
Church, 26236 Adrian Ave, Hayward (Next to Chabot                 Meeting Minutes
College, behind Burger King). See map on back cover.             Opalescence
Program: To be announced                                         Rock Rumbles
October Refreshments: R-Z
                                                                 Loss of Precious Gems
New Members: Unless otherwise stated, General                    Diamonds
Meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month at
                                                                 Cullinan Diamond
the church at 7:30pm. You are invited and encouraged to
attend! There is a silent action and door prizes at every        Casting Comments
meeting.                                                         Gem of the Month
Next Board Meeting: Oct. 6th, 7:00 p.m. at the shop.             Clear Creek Closure
                                                                 New Endangered Species,
Shop Cleanup and Tailgate/Potluck!                                the Rockhound
September 27 Shop Cleanup from 9:00 a.m. until ?                 Upcoming Events – Shows
The club will provide hot dogs, etc.
                                                                 Upcoming Events – Field
All members encouraged to participate, especially if
                                                                  Trips
you use the shop. A signup list will be on site to
record those that attend.

September 28 Potluck from 10:00 till 2:00. Bring a
dish to share and something to show! This is a great
opportunity for new members to meet the mainstays
and stalwarts that keep this club and shop going
strong!              R-Z Salad
                      A-H Entrée
                      I-Q Dessert

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                                    MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008

 MINERAL AND GEM SOCIETY OF CASTRO VALLEY, INC. PETROGRAPH
This is the bulletin of the Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley, Inc., a member of the
California Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Inc., the American Federation of Mineralogical
Societies and the North Bay Field Trip Association.
                                            Bulletin Policy
Submission deadline is the second Friday following the General Meeting (normally the second
Wednesday of the month.) Anonymous contributions will not be considered for publication in
the Petrograph; however, if requested, the contributor’s name will be withheld from the
published material. Members are encouraged to submit articles of various types that may be of
interest to the general membership. The editor reserves the right to omit submissions from
publication. Proper credit must be cited for material from any other source. Permission to
reprint Petrograph articles is hereby granted provided all credit is given.
                                           2008 Officers
Elected
President – Ron Miller        ……….…………….……… ………………..……..                                  (650) 669-2236
Vice President – Jim Ewing      .……………………………… ……..…….
Secretary – Chris PaVel-Ligon   …………………………………….…….
Treasurer – Betty Milam …………………………………………. solidcedar@comcast.net ……………..                  (510) 732-6717
1st Year Director – Tony Waiss            ………………………………………………………………………
  nd
2 Year Director – Vijaya Sethuraman ……………………………………………………………..………………
3rd Year Director – Judy Wong ………………………………………………………………………..…………                           (510) 483-7357
Federation Director - Ron Hasemeyer    …….……….……rhasmyr@juno.com.….………..…..……             (510) 886-1747
Shop Manager – Beth Farmer      ………………………………bethfarmer@aol.com………………………
2008 Show Chairman – Larry Ham      …………………………..                                          (510) 547-5906
Membership – Bonnie Andrade …………..……church-andrade@earthlink.net……..…………..                (925) 625-4393
Editor – Mike Tice           …………………………..4ticetice@comcast .net…………………………                 (510) 791-2785
Past President – Jane Panico


Appointed
Shop Steering Committee Chair – Larry Ham …………………………………………………………………….                     (510) 547-5906
Scholarship Chair – Mary Howell ……………………………………………………………………………………..                        (510) 537-3702
Librarian – Mary Howell           ………………………………………………………….
Historian – Jamie McDonald    ………………………………...… jantares@msn.com ………..…………….               (510) 889-7808
Purchasing Agent – Beth Farmer         ………………… bethfarmer@aol.com
Education Coordinator – Shirley Buschke …………………………………………………………………………..                    (510) 797-0744
Field Trip Coordinator–Ron Hasemeyer …….……….……rhasmyr@juno.com.….………..…..……               (510) 886-1747
Parliamentarian – Doc Buschke ……………………………………………………………………………………………..                       (510) 797-0744
Reception/Hostess – Ann Vargas/Dan Gilson
Sunshine Reporter – All members
Door Prizes – Judy Wong      …………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Web Master – Jane Panico                   …………………………………..
 info@MGSCV.org                            …………………………..................................
                                           Publication Staff
 Typists,: Mike Tice, Shirley Buschke,  Rock Rumbles,: Shirley BuschkeLabels, Assembly and Mailing:
                                  Eloise Murata-Rudiger & Candy Jones


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                                     MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008

July Board Meeting                                     Membership, Bonnie Andrade: There are a lot of
                                                       new members.
No quorum present for the July Board Meeting, so
no meeting took place, and there are no minutes to     Junior Mentor, Mark Montgomery. Mark has one
report.                                                new junior.
August Board Meeting                                   Beth Farmer announced that the shop cleanup is in
No quorum present for the August Board Meeting,        two weeks (Sat. 9/27) with an Open
so no meeting took place, and there are no minutes     House/Potluck/Swap on the next day (Sun. 9/28).
to report.                                             There will be a lot of ring castings available at the
                                                       swap meet, along with a Fordham carving machine,
September Board Meeting                                an Ultratec faceting machine and a tumbler.
No quorum present for the September Board
Meeting, so no meeting took place, and there are       Education, Shirley Buschke. Shirley will be
no minutes to report.                                  updating the signup lists at the shop. Faceting,
                                                       Enameling, PMC, Beading, Wire Wrap, Lost Wax
September General Membership                           casting are all being offered.
Meeting
                                                       Unfinished Business. The schools are not calling
The meeting was called to order at 7:34 P.M. by        for visits like in the past. Perhaps the younger
Club president Ron Miller. Ron welcomed guest          teachers are strictly adhering to the established
Lucy Waiss. There were 28 members present.             curriculums.
Door prizes were donated by Chris Pavel-Ligon and
                                                       The club donated 12 display cases and information
Lucy Waiss.
                                                       on how to set up a shop to a new club in Oroville,
Karl Churchill set up and presented a CD on            the feather River Lapidary and Mineral Club. They
Thundereggs that Mary Howell purchased at an           are already 70 members strong and plan to hold
Agate Conference. Mary has kindly donated the          their first show in May or June of 2009.
entire set of CD’s (World of Agates) to the club and
they are available to be checked out from the          Membership Drawing winner Ken Miller was not
library.                                               present, so the prize goes back for next month’s
                                                       drawing.
Shop Foreman, Beth Farmer. Since there are a lot
of new members, there has been a lot of wear on        Raffle Winners: George Willis, Doc Buschke, Jim
the equipment, particularly trim saw blades. Beth is   Ewing, Mary Howell, Niki Churchill, Les DeGroff,
looking for new sources of blades. New loupes and      Dan Gilson, Don Lee and Karl Churchill.
aprons have been ordered and will be coming in
                                                       The meeting was adjourned at 8:55PM.
soon. There is sterling silver available in Doc’s
store. If you don’t like what’s on hand, Beth will                                Mike Tice (stand in Secretary)
order a different type if requested.
John Gullak has returned to lead his Saturday          Opalescence from Wikipedia
morning faceting class, but needs new students.
Please sign up at the shop.                            Opalescence is a type of dichroism seen in highly
The next show meeting is Thursday 9/25. We are         dispersed systems with little opacity. The material
still looking to fill several positions, including     appears yellowish-red in transmitted light and blue
Assistant Show Chair. Contact Larry Ham if             in the scattered light perpendicular to the
interested.                                            transmitted light. The phenomenon is named after
                                                       the appearance of opals.
Annemarie Kochendorfer has donated several of
                                                       There are different degrees of opalescent
Willy’s faceting pattern books to the library.
                                                       behaviour. One can still see through a slightly
Lisa Hammond has donated a number of Joe and           opalescent phase. The more particles and the
Corky’s lapidary books and pamphlets.                  bigger the particles are, the stronger the scattering
President, Ron Miller: Ron has started to put out      arising from them and the cloudier the particular
slabs from the Joe Hammond donation for the silent     phase will look. At a certain concentration the
auction. We should be seeing a lot of quality          scattering is so strong that all light passing through
material in future meetings.                           is scattered, so that it is not transparent any more.
                                                       Examples are the blue sky in the daytime and the
Shirley Miller, Janice Garcia and Leo Gautier have
                                                       yellowish-red sky at sunset. Another example can
all passed away, and cards have been sent.
                                                       be made by adding a few droplets of milk to a glass
                                                       of water: the milk looks bluish. If one looks through
                                                       the milk at a light source, it looks yellowish-red.


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                                      MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008

                                                        Cullinan Diamond (Continued)
Rock                                                    King Edward VII commissioned the world’s best
Rumbles                                                 diamond cutter to cut the stone. After much study
–Shirley Buschke                                        J. Asher struck the gem and the knife broke. One
October 2008                                            his second attempt, the cleave was perfect.
                                                        Eventually 9 large and 100 small stones were cut.
                                                        The two largest stones were given to Edward; the
LOSS OF                                                 larger at 503 carats was set in the royal scepter and
PRECIOUS GEMS                                           is known as Cullinam 1, or the Great Star of Africa.
This summer we lost three of our precious gems.         The smaller, at 317 carats, was mounted in the
Janice Garcia never missed a meeting or an open         king’s crown and is known as the second star of
house even though she did not use the shop. You         Africa. Both are used in coronation ceremonies and
could always find her in the little kitchen at our      can be seen in the Tower of London.
annual show. During the season she brought
guanas into the shop. But we will always remember
the number of raffle tickets she sold each year--       CASTING COMMENTS.
even when she was hospitalized she sold more
                                                        Hopefully these hints will help you to have better
tickets than any member.
                                                        castings and make the job easier for the caster.
Leo Gauthier was another member as talented as          Many factors are responsible for a good casting.
Willy Kochendorf. He was very active at the old
                                                        1. To insure sufficient button, add a little more
shop. He and his wife attended most meetings.
                                                        metal than the chart says. To be safe, add about
Recently he had started selling his equipment.
                                                        10% extra..
Shirley Miller attended most meeting with her
                                                        2. Remember that the hot metal does not like to go
husband Tom. The wheelchair didn’t slow her
                                                        around corners. Therefore, in placing the sprue
down much but the dialysis did. Shirley made many
                                                        and its kickers, keep this in mind. Some of the
lovely beaded necklaces while we were at the old
                                                        sprues are too thin in diameter for the amount of
shop and you could see her at the show next to
                                                        metal that needs to go through. The metal can cool
Tom who demonstrated wire wrap at the annual
                                                        before it makes its trip.
show. For several years. Tom and Shirley also
acted as host and hostess at our meetings setting       3. Don’t worry about too many sprues or kickers.
up our coffee and refreshments.                         You get the excess metal back.
We will miss all of these longtime friends              4. Choose the right size cylinder for your casting
                                                        and be sure to leave a space around the wax and at
                                                        the top of the cylinder.. Leave about 1/8 inch all
DIAMONDS                                                around and 1/2 inch at the top. Tape appropriately
Are diamonds really a girl’s best friend? Or is there   5. If your wax has pimples or scratches, so will
so much hype that everyone thinks diamonds are          your casting. The cleaner the wax, the less cleanup
the gem of gems? Actually they are not rare. There      is necessary on your casting. Lighter fluid or
are many famous for the legend they carry. The          acetone can smooth wax. Be careful, it can also
Hope diamond is known by most. A few years ago          dissolve too much off.
several faceters from the Contra Costa club faceted
                                                        6. Be sure your cylinder is clean before you set up
replicas and displayed many at their show.
                                                        your wax. Excess investment powder can get loose
                                                        and contaminate or distort your wax.
CULLINAM DIAMOND                                        7. Do the earth quake test. Better to knock the wax
                                                        off before, rather than after, when all you will get is
The Cullinam diamond, named for Sir Thomas              the metal, if you’re lucky. It could go all over and
Callinam, weighed in at 3,106 carats, the heaviest      then the caster has a really bad time trying to clean
diamond ever found. Sir Cullinam discovered and         up so he can go to the next casting.
opened the Premier Mine in South Africa where
Frederick Wels, surface manager, extracted the
gem from the mine wall. The stone was offered to
King Edward VII for 2.5 million dollars, but
eventually the Premier of Transvaal purchased it.
It is said he paid one million dollars for it. He
presented it to the king.

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                                      MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008

Gem of the Month by Shirley Buschke                      Clear Creek Closure (Continued)
                                                         The risk assessment study completed by the EPA
Too bad our gem of the month wasn’t at the               found that there is an increased long-term cancer
September club meeting where he could have               risk for people carrying out certain activities in the
heard all about thunger eggs, which are our gem’s        area. The increased cancer risk is due to the
favorite rock.                                           presence of asbestos.
Our gem’s first cab was made of Brazilian agate          The EPA’s soil sampling in several areas at the
and while making it he spotted some thunder eggs         CCMA site found asbestos present in soil in some
and began asking questions. Since he and his             areas. EPA Toxicologist Daniel Stralka said that
family like to collect, he has found many of them,       “Higher dust-generating activities produce higher
along with red jasper, near the Hauser Geode Beds        exposures and, therefore, higher risks.”
in Southern California. He’s even been successful
in finding some here at the shop. He has collected       Asbestos levels measured in CCMA breathing
over 50 pounds of geodes and many of them are            zones are in the range seen in more industrial
thunder eggs. He keeps them in the back yard.            environments, and Stralka says these levels of
                                                         asbestos are cause for concern.
Our gem, who was born in Castro Valley, saw Larry
Ham’s sphere and wanted to make one. He has              Jere Johnson, a Superfund project manager for the
made two and is working on his third. His first is       EPA, said “Frankly, we were surprised at how high
Ocean Jasper (which he somehow convinced Larry           the levels of asbestos are at Clear Creek.”
to part with) is 3 1/4 inch in diameter and his          The CCMA is home to the largest natural deposit of
second is a 6 1/2 inch sphere from stone canyon          asbestos in the United States. The CCMA itself
which is filled with crystals. If you have worked with   spans over 75,000 acres, and includes a 31,000
this, you know you can have a problem. Currently         acre natural asbestos deposit. The Atlas Asbestos
our gem is working on a piece of rock from               Mine Superfund Site is also located here.
Anderson Dam that was collected by his great
grandfather. Now this information should give you        According to the EPA study, activities such as
a small hint of who our young gem is. He has been        motorcycling, ATV, and SUV use are those most
a member for about two years and comes from the          likely to disturb large amounts of asbestos dust, and
Judge Ewing clan. His dad worked in the nuclear          these activities are responsible for the highest
energy field when in the Navy and now works for          amounts of asbestos exposure.
BART working on updating their computer system.          As a result of the study, approximately 31,000 acres
His mother brings him to the shop. Our gem is a          of the CCMA were closed for all public uses.
student at Leadership School and one of Mark
Montgomery’s junior members. And Judge Ewing’s           Don Amador, a frequent visitor to Clear Creek, is
great grandson is Kevin Cooper. And I forgot to ask      also a member of an off-road advocacy group
his age.                                                 called the Blue Ribbon Coalition. He and many
                                                         other enthusiastic off-roaders are shocked at the
                                                         closure, and plan to fight it.
                                                         Amador says that no Clear Creek regulars have
                                                         become sick as a result of being exposure to
                                                         asbestos, and that nobody in the community has
                                                         developed mesothelioma.
                                                         Justin Hensley, another off-road enthusiasts and
                                                         long-time Clear Creek visitor, agreed that he’d
                                                         never heard of anyone developing mesothelioma,
                                                         and said he believed the Bureau of Land
Clear Creek Closure                                      Management was simply trying to reduce the
Off-road enthusiasts who enjoy racing at Clear           challenges of managing a large recreational area.
Creek have been protesting the closure of 31,000         Hundreds of members of the off-roading community
acres of the California recreation area. The area        have met with Bureau of Land Management and
was closed after the Environmental Protection            Environmental Protection Agency officials to plead
Agency completed a study about the asbestos              their case.
exposure risk for people involved at the Clear Creek     Reprinted from the Asbestos and Mesothelioma News
Management Area.



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                                       MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008

NEW ENDANGERED SPECIES                                    New Endangered Species (Continued)
THE ROCKHOUND                                             If we do not get involved and take a proactive
By John Martin. Reprinted from the Oct                    approach the above legislation will become law and
2008 CFMS Newsletter                                      the Rockhound and Pebble Pups will become
The habitat of the rockhound is diminishing at an         extinct just like their ecosystem and free range
astounding rate. More and more of its free roaming        habitat.
areas are being gobbled up each and every day by          So what can we do? First read the proposed
the changing environment. Soon the range of the           legislation, determine the effect of the legislation in
Rockhound and its offspring the Pebble Pup will           your collecting areas. Inform all of your club
become so diminished that extinction will be              members of the urgency of the legislation.
imminent.                                                 Formulate a response with recommendations that
As the environment changes, the ecosystem of the          are attainable. Write letters to your elected officials
rockhound is slowly being replaced by the                 and present your case and points. If we do not
ecosystem known as “Wilderness”, which is a               make our voices heard we will loose the battle of
poisonous dead zone for the Rockhound and                 the Rockhound and we will become extinct. We can
Pebble Pup. Soon they will go the way of the              make our voices heard in Washington by supporting
Smilodon, the California Grizzly Bear and the now         and joining the American Lands Access Association
extinct Naugas (which were hunted late in the last        (ALAA) as clubs or as individuals.
century for their hides that were used exclusively in     http://www.amfed.org/ALAA.htm
the creation of the Bean Bag Chair).                      Below are the Bills and their authors with links to
What can be done to save the ecosystem and the            the websites where full information on their status
free range habitat of the endangered Rockhound            can be obtained.
and Pebble Pup? We can do a lot if we ban                 S. 493: California Wild Heritage Act of 2007
together and take action now, before it is too late.      Introduced by B. Boxer [D- CA]
We need to review all the facts, formulate a plan,        http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s110-
distribute the plan and then execute the plan by          493
contacting all of our elected representatives with
our facts, figures and recommendations for saving         H.R. 860: California Wild Heritage Act of 2007
the ecosystem of the rockhound.                           Introduced by Hilda Solis [D-CA]
                                                          http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h110-
Currently before congress there are 4 new                 860
wilderness bills and one bill that will make some
fossil collecting and ownership a federal crime.          S. 3069: Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel
                                                          Wild Heritage Act
The California Wild Heritage Act and The Eastern          Introduced by B. Boxer [D- CA]
Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Wild Heritage Act         http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s110-
when passed by Congress could reduce the                  3069
ecosystem of the rockhound, just in California, by
around 3.26 Million acres of new wilderness               H.R. 6156: Eastern Sierra and Northern San
habitats.                                                 Gabriel Wild Heritage Act
                                                          Introduced by Howard McKeon [R-CA]
The Paleontological Resources Preservation Act            http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h110-
when passed by congress will make the collecting          6156
and ownership of vertebrate fossils found on public
land (BLM, USFS, and State land) a federal crime          H.R. 554: Paleontological Resources Preservation
with punishment with fines and/or imprisonment.           Act
Collecting of these fossils on private land is allowed    Introduced by James McGovern [D-MA]
with the proof of collecting on the holder of the         http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h110-
fossils. There needs to be allowances for the             554
collecting, ownership and public display of these         I have copies of all the above bills in MS Word
vertebrate fossils by the amateur collector without       format. If you or your club would like copies please
the fear of criminal prosecution or civil legal action.   send me a note with your email address and I will
We all understand that significant finds like “Sue”       send them to you.
need to be preserved for all to enjoy, but the
collection, ownership and public display of smaller        e-mail: smartin@antelecom.net
finds of non-significant, non-descript vertebrate
fossils should be allowed in the legislation.


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                                  MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008

UPCOMING EVENTS - SHOWS                             October 25-26, 2008, Los Altos, CA
September 27-28 2008, Monterey, CA                  Peninsula Gem & Geology Society
Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society                 Los Altos Youth Center
Monterey Fairgrounds                                One San Antonio Road
2004 Fairgrounds Rd.                                Hours: Sat. 9-5 pm, Sun. 9-4 pm
Hours: Sat. 10 - 6; Sun. 10 - 5                     Stan Bogosian: (408)568-2489
Sky Paston (831) 417-7477                           Email: sbogosian@aol.com
Email: sky@familystones.netWebsite:
www.cvgms.org                                       November 1-2 2008, Concord, CA
                                                    Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
September 27-28 2008, Stockton, CA                  Centre Concord - 5298 Clayton Rd.
Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club                  Clayton Fair Shopping Center
Scottish Rite Masonic Center                        Hours: 10 - 5 both days
33 West Alpine Ave.                                 Sam Woolsey (925) 837-3287
Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4                     Email: sdwools@earthlink.net
Nettie Meissner (209) 858-2263                      Website: www.ccmgs.org
E-mail:footsey1@yahoo.com
                                                    November 22-23 2008, Livermore, CA
October 11-12 2008, Grass Valley, CA                Livermore Valley Lithophiles G & M Club
Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society                 The BARN
"Earth's Treasures"                                 3131 Pacific Ave. (East of Livermore Ave.)
Nevada County Fairgrounds                           Hours: Sat. 10 - 5, Sun. 10-4
11228 McCourtney Road                               elizabeth Myers (408) 897-3060
Hours: 10 - 5 both days                             Website: www.lithophiles.org
Kim Moore (530) 470-0388
Email: Kmoore160@comcast.net                        UPCOMING EVENTS – FIELD TRIPS

October 11 - 12 2008, Trona, CA                     San Joaquin Valley Lapidary Society Field Trip
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society                  to Boron and Kramer Junction
“66th Annual Gem-O-Rama”                            by Lewis M. Helfrich,
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society                  President: San Joaquin Valley Lapidary Society
13337 Main Street
Hours: Sat. 7:30 - 5; Sun. 7:30 - 4                 This trip is open to all rockhounds that agree to
Bonnie Fairchild (760) 372-5356                     abide by the AFMS Code of Ethics, the directions of
Email: glgms@wvisp.com                              the field trip leader, and practice safe rockhounding.
Website:                                            A Consent and Assumption of Risk Waiver of
www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/tronagemclub.html      Liability form must be signed prior to departure on
                                                    the field trip.
October 18-19 2008, Placerville, CA                 TRIP LOCATION - Boron California and Kramer
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society              Junction. Hwy 58 and Hwy 395
El Dorado County Fairgrounds                        WHEN - Saturday and Sunday - October 18-19,
100 Placerville Drive                               2008.
Hours: 10 - 5 both days                             MEETING PLACE - Meeting place and time will be
Jackie Cerrato (530) 677-2975                       announced in a few weeks. There are
Email: info@rockandgemshow.org                      accommodations in Boron near where we will be
Show Website: http://www.rockandgemshow.org         going. The Motel in Boron price per night are
Website: eldoradomineralandgem.org                  $55.00 for 1 bed or $66.00 for two.There is an
                                                    excellent restaurant next door. There also is plenty
October 18-19 2008, Santa Rosa, CA                  of space on Gephart to DRY CAMP. This will be a
Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society                    Weather pending condition as to what sites are
Veterans' Memorial Auditorium                       avalable. Some areas are unaccessable after a
1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa                       rain.
Hours: Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5                         MATERIAL TO COLLECT - Jasper, agate,
Tom Dering (707) 564-4537                           chalcedony, bog, palmroot, and much more (fresh
Email: farmarch@sonic.net                           air & blue sky).
Website: www.gem-n-i.org                            LEADER - Lew Helfrich. Email/phone
                                                    lewsrocks@bak.rr.com / (661) 323-2663


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                                       MGSCV Petrograph - October 2008


    Shop Schedule (For members only)                                                              MGSCV
                                                                                                  20948A
    Monday     10AM to 1PM, Lapidary
               7PM to 9PM, Beginners only
                                                                Corsair
               in lapidary
    Tuesday   -Need Daytime Supervisor!
               7PM to 9PM, Lapidary,                                                                Hesperian Blvd.

               lost wax & beading.
    Wednesday –9AM to 1:30PM, Lapidary,                                      Air Port Deli Sign
               intarsia & beading.
               Library open 10AM to noon.
               6PM to 9PM, Lapidary
    Thursday Need Daytime Supervisor!                                          West Winton                    To 880 ->
               4PM to 9PM, Lapidary                                                    Clawlter              Sakian
    Friday    Need Daytime and Night Supervisors!               Our shop: 20948 A Corsair Blvd
              Temporarily closed.                                  Hayward, CA 94545
                                                                     (510) 887-9007

    Saturday    9AM to 5PM, Juniors, adults
                w/supervisor’s approval
                Library open 10AM to noon.
    Sunday      9AM to 2 PM, Lapidary


    We are in need of Shop Supervisors for Tuesday
    Day and Friday night and day.
    If interested, please see Beth!

    Website: www.mgscv.org
    Email us at info@mgscv.org                                       Mt. Eden Presbyterian Church
                                                                       26236 Adrian Ave, Hayward
                                                               General meetings held here the 2nd Wed. of
                                                                every month at 7:30pm, except in July &
                                                                                 August.



    PETROGRAPH
    Bulletin of the Mineral and Gem Society
    of Castro Valley, Inc.
    Editor
    P.O. Box 2145
    Castro Valley, CA 94546

                                                                      Mt. Eden Presbyterian Church
                                                                       26236 Adrian Ave, Hayward
           POSTMASTER:                                          General meetings held here every month at
DATED MATERIAL – TIME VALUE                                         7:30pm, except in July & August.
 Please deliver promptly, thank you.


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