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!
2021 MSA Field Trip Coordinator