MSA FIELD TRIP INFORMATION
UPDATE: TRIP NOW ON SUNDAY, APRIL 3rd, 2022...Save to your Calendars (SUNDAY, April 3rd 2022).
MEET-UP DATE: SUNDAY, APRIL 3rd 2022
MEET-UP TIME: 8:45 AM in Camp Verde (meeting location will be sent after registration). Allow extra 30 minutes to make meet-up location due to traffic.
END TIME: The trip will end by 5 PM
LIMITED TRIP: No Limit
TRAVEL NOTE: Check with the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) website to see if there are any delays on you route. https://az511.gov/
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF TRIP: Easy to Moderate
VEHICLE: Mid-Clearance. High clearance vehicles is best.
SAFETY: Please bring a whistle in case we need to find you or gather up the participants. Youth Must stay with parents.
TRIP PREPAREDNESS / RECOMMENDATION: Arrive with full tank of gas and good tires. Sturdy shoes or boots, Long sleeve shirt, Safety Glasses, Gloves, Sunscreen, Hat, Water, Lunch, Bug Spray, Bucket, First Aid Kit, and other Normal day hiking items.
TOOLS NEEDED: Garden Fork/Rake, Screwdrivers. Bring bucket, bags and egg cartons for fragile mostly float material.
MATERIAL: Glauberite Pseudomorphs: Calcite, Aragonite & Gypsum along with Thenardite, Glauberite, and Halite.
TRIP LEADER: Lynne Wheeler Lynne asks that members wear their nametags.
RSVP REQUIRED by Friday @ 5 PM - MSA Members Only
TRIP CANCELLATION: Trip Leader can cancel the field trip due to low participation (under 5 members RSVP) or weather or road conditions.
EXAMPLES: Here are a few examples of the pseudomorphs you can find on the trip:
Calcite Pseudomorph after Glauberite
Aragonite Pseudomorph after Glauberite
Aragonite Close Up View
Gypsum Pseudomorph after Glauberite