Next Meeting:      Feb 12, 2019
Meeting Time:  General Meeting: 6:30 PM. 
​Meeting Place: White Cliffs Senior Living
                         3600 Peterson Road
Mohave County Gemstoners
P.O. Box 3992
Kingman, AZ 86402
This page was last updated: January 19, 2019
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*****  Show Donations for Silent Auction and Door Prizes  *****

At the February Meeting we will have a container for donations that will be used in the Show as items to be auctioned off in the Silent Auction, or for use as Door Prizes. As we usually auction off about 5 items every 1/2 hr, we will need approximately 150 items to cover the weekend. Door Prizes are given out every hour, so we will need approximately 15 items for this. If your donation requires identifying, please attach a tag stating what it is and approximate value. Does not necessarily need to be rock related. If you work with wood, glass, clay, leather, feathers, metal, beads, chainmaille- we would love to have something from you. A Business Card can be included with the items. It takes all of our Members to make this Show a success. Thanks.


                                                         Minutes of the General Meeting Jan 8, 2019

Call to Order: 6:37 PM
Pledge of Allegiance: Led by the new Sargent-at-Arms, Danny Schacht.

Introduction of new officers: Gary Bolles-President, Gary Gann-Vice-President, Mary Gann-Secretary, John Bowen-Treasurer, Danny Schacht-Sargent-at-Arms. New Board Members: Minerva Sarvwatari and Deborah Rasmussen. 

Membership: By Aleta-85 paid Members. Announced dues for Members are now due, late timeline is end of February, at which time any unpaid Members will be dropped from roster. Also announced her and Ed’s trip to the Tucson Show in February.

Treasurer: Reported by Danny as paperwork to hand over to John B. has not been completed.
John: Short explanation of what Club Funds are eligible for.

Show Meeting is Monday Jan 14th, WC in small Board room. This is an event that we need participation in. We need donations, we will need volunteers to help with setup, marking new tables, security, greeter’s table, Kid’s Booth, Sunday night tear down.
Break: Was no break.
Field Trips: 
Field Trip Meeting: Jan 12, Sat at noon, WC, here in this room. Bob announced the Field Trip for Jan 27.

Ed did a short slide show on Crocoite, a vibrant red crystal mined in Tasmania. The relative rarity of crocoite is connected with the specific conditions required for its formation: an oxidation zone of lead ore bed and presence of ultramafic rocks serving as the source of chromium.

Break at end of meeting, had cake and cookies.
Door Prizes: Minerva
Adjourned: 8:05 PM

Submitted by Mary Gann, Secretary