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Welcome to the Colorado Mineral Society

Celebrating our 82nd Year!
1936 - 2018

Next CMS Monthly Meeting
Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 7:30 pm
St. Paul Episcopal Church
9200 W. 10th Ave, Lakewood, CO
(10th Avenue and Garrison Street)


April's Topic:

The Boulder County Tungsten District

RCardinal  Mill
Cardinal Mill
between Nederland and Caribou, Boulder County, Colorado (date unknown)
(Credit: Denver Public Library Western Archives)

Ed Raines
Our guest speaker will be Ed Raines, Curator and Collections Manager at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum.

The program on the Boulder County Tungsten District will include material on the metallurgy and uses of the metal, the discovery of tungsten mineralization in Boulder County, the minerals and mines of the district, and the processing industry that grew up in the area.


Ed Raines is the Curator and Collections Manager at the Colorado
School of Mines Geology Museum and noted expert on Colorado
minerals and mining history. He has served as President of the Mining
History Association and the Friends of Mineralogy – Colorado Chapter.
He has authored many works on Colorado Mining Districts. At the CSM
Geology Museum he arranged the loan and set up the new exhibit of the
new Frederick Mayer Colorado Territorial Gold coins with Central City
Gold specimens.

Visitors, guests and kids are always welcome
to attend the general meetings.

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CMS Members Jeff Self and Donna Ware featured on Colorado Public Radio's “Colorado Matters”

CMS members Jeff Self and Donna Ware were featured in an interview on the “Colorado Matters” program on Colorado Public Radio. The recorded interview with Ryan Warner can be listened to online via the CPR website at the link below, along with a story and photos about them.

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