ANNOUNCEMENTS:



3rd Tuesday, Sept. through May, Regular Meeting
(Meetings Changed to Rockwell Collins 35th St. Cafeteria at 7:00)


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  • Tuesday, Feb 16
    Program by Ray Anderson:

    "The Rich History of Gypsum Mining in Iowa"
    • The presence and value of gypsum in the rocks of Iowa has been known since it was first reported in the Fort Dodge area by geologist David Dale Owen in 1852. A rich history exists of gypsum production in the Fort Dodge area, but gypsum has also been produced from different geologic units in southeast and south-central Iowa.



Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show, Mar. 28-29, 2015: Our 51st Show - Treasures Beneath Our Feet



Featuring exhibits of special Iowa finds.
  • Hawkeye Downs
  • Sat. from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sun. from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Dealers & Programs will be updated close to the show


Safety Training Scheduled for Mar 26



  • Mine Safety & Health Administration-certified training for field trips is scheduled for Mar. 26.
  • Cedar Rapids Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids. (Old Target/Stuff Etc Store)
  • Classes last 2 hours and will be held at 2:00 and 6:00.
  • Email Marv to register.
  • Check the February newsletter for further information. Cost is $10. If you are renewing certification, you are required to bring your certificate to the class. Also bring your book
  • Click for Map to the Library.




CALENDARS OF EVENTS


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WELCOME TO:
CEDAR VALLEY ROCKS & MINERALS SOCIETY



Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society was organized for the purpose of studying the sciences of mineralogy, geology, and paleontology and the arts of lapidary and gemology.

CONTACT INFORMATION



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President 
Marvin Houg
1820 30th Street Dr SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-1580
Marv Houg

Treasurer 
Dale Stout
2237 Meadowbrook Drive S.E.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403
Dale Stout

Meeting Place - See Map
Rockwell Collins 35th St. Plant Cafeteria, Starting Sep. 2014
855 35th St. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA

The building is set back from the road.

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