Geologist-led Mineral Collecting Field Trip
Field Trip Leader: Chris Fouts, Geologist
Come Treasure Hunting in Bancroft - "the Mineral Capital of Canada" with the guy who literally wrote the book on Mineral Collecting in Bancroft!
2022 Schedule: June 11 & 25, July 2, 12, & 21, Aug. 9, 13, 18 & 25, Sept 3 & 10, & Oct 1 - check availability.
Meet & Greet at Lakeside Gems Rock Shop
9:15 am to sign Waiver Forms (requirement of participation)
A short presentation will be made on rockhounding in Bancroft and an opportunity to see specimens common to the locations to be visited
Mineral Collecting Sites visited will be within a 45 minute drive from the shop
You bring your own vehicle and travel convoy style following the Geologist
- Bring your own lunch, snacks, water & gear, etc.
- must have proper footwear, (no open toed shoes allowed!), & anyone using hand tools will be required to wear safety glasses
- gloves are recommended, and be prepared for bugs
- please note - there is no bathroom on-site -- just lots of trees
- Trip runs rain or shine
Chris stays on-site until 4 pm
Mineral Club Members Discount - message for your special discount code & receive $5 off the trip fee