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MSA FIELD TRIP: PLANET MINE

  • 02/27/2021
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Meet Up Location @ Registration

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  • This event is ONLY AVAILABLE for Current MSA Members.

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PLANET MINE

MSA FIELD TRIP INFORMATION

MSA is heading to Planet Mine to collect Malachite, Chrysocolla, and Hematite with the possibility of finding Barite, Azurite, and other copper/iron minerals. If time permits, we can be exploring the surrounding Planet Mine area.  You will want to top off at Vicksburg road and I-10, or at the 1st gas station in Bouse.

MEET TIME: 8.30 AM (meeting location will be sent @ registration)

END TIME: The trip will end by 4 PM (trip could be overnight or day trip)

LIMITED TRIP: No Limit

TRAVEL NOTE:  Please allow at least 1/2 hour more time than normal to get to the meeting spot.   **Be sure to have full tank of gas and good tires.**

VEHICLE:  High clearance vehicles required.  Carpools not being arranged.

SAFETY:  Social distancing and wear masks in close groups.  Please bring a whistle in case we need to find you or gather up the participants.  Sunscreen, hat, gloves, insect repellent, extra water.

RECOMMENDED: sturdy shoes or boots, buckets or backpacks, sledge hammer, rock pick, small shovel, pick hammer, chisel, normal day hiking items.

MATERIAL:  Malachite, Chrysocolla, Hematite

TRIP LEADER: Dave Tibbits and Kevin Johnson

RSVP REQUIRED by 6PM on Friday, February 26, 2021. 

MSA Members Only.


Hope to see you there!

Stan Celestian
2021 MSA Field Trip Coordinator

ABOUT MSA

Mineralogical Society of Arizona's purpose is to promote interest and education in Earth Science, and related fields.

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MSAClub1935@msaaz.org
PO Box 54307
Phoenix, AZ 85078

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