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!
2023 SCHEDULE ! May 6, June 10 & 24, July 1, 8, 19 & 27, August 9, 12, 24 & 26, September 9, 16 & 30, October 7
Meet & Greet at Lakeside Gems Rock Shop at 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