The Southeastern Massachusetts Mineral Club, Inc.

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Last Update:   March 31, 2020

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Meetings are held at 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of each month except in July and August.

The Next Meeting is Thursday, April 9, 2020 7:30 PM at:

Bridgewater University Science Building
Room 130
Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater, Massachusetts



SEMMC SCHOLARSHIP

The club gave two $1000 scholarships in 2019.


Neil Cavanagh, Rachel Match, Kimberly Lambert

Neil Cavanagh, Rachel Match, Kimberly Lambert, Alan Holmes


SEMMC has given a scholarship award to the Department of Geological Science at Bridgewater University.

Kayleigh MacDonald of Middleboro, MA received the award.

This award is open to Juniors, Seniors or Graduate students who are pursuing study in mineralogy, geology or related sciences. The scholarship is based on both merit and need.



2018 “Best Find of the Year” Competition Results  


The January SEMMC mineral competition for best finds of the 2018 collecting season was moderately competitive with multiple entries in most categories.

Awards were given for the winning minerals in the following categories:

Jim Bradley’s winning entry- Almandine Garnet from Mount Apatite State Park in Auburn, ME

   

Massachusetts- Jim Bradley - Chalcopyrite (The Luscombe Award)

New Hampshire - Neil Cavanagh - Beryl

Vermont - Neil Cavanagh - Epidote

Connecticut - Daryl Ostrander - Quartz

Maine - Jim Bradley - Almandine Garnet

Rhode Island - Jim Bradley - Actinolite

Outside of New England - Jim Bradley - Turgite; Georgia (The Ed Norton Award)

Outside of the United States - Cheryle Bradley - Fluorapatite; Ontario, Canada

Fossil - Micki Cavanagh - Horn Coral; NY

Ugliest - Jim Bradley- Anthracite; Pennsylvania

Lapidary - Micki Cavanagh- Wire wrapped pendent

Best Find of the Year - Jim Bradley - Almandine Garnet; ME

Field Trip Attendance Award - John Walsh and Jim Bradley (tied)



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The Club is now on Facebook!!

Check it out:     www.facebook.com/TheSoutheasternMassachusettsMineralClub

Thanks to Dave Harraden setting it up and getting it listed, well done!



SEMMC CLUB PATCHES & T-SHIRTS

The Patches:

The new Southeastern Massachusetts Mineral Club patches are now available to purchase.
They are 3" round and beautiful multi-colored.
It's an iron-on patch and sells for $ 3.00 per patch.




The Tee-Shirts:

The tee shirt are available for $15.00 at all the club meetings.



Make note that we will ship to you by the USPS if you would like to do that instead.

Make out a check to "S.E.M.M.C." in the amount of $20.00 per tee shirt.

Please indicate size, quantity and shipping to information, and email
pzuff@aol.com

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