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The Colorado Mineral Society

2015 Upcoming Area Events

March 21, 2015, The Colors of Minerals, Saturday, 9:00AM – 4:00 PM
Colorado School of Mines, Berthoud Hall, Room 241 COST: Friends members $40, non-members $50, Students $25
This workshop presents information about the causes of color in minerals and provides illustrations of many examples. The common causes are metal ions, intervalence charge transfer, ionizing radiation, physical effects, and band gaps.
More info: Poster:

March 27-29, 2015, Ft Collins Gem and Mineral Show: Friday March 27 4pm-8pm, Saturday March 28 9am-6pm, Sunday March 29 10am-5pm
Thomas M. McKee 4-H, Youth & Community Building, Larimer County Fairgrounds, More Info: Poster and website:

*April 3, 2015, CMS Monthly Meeting, Time: 7:30pm, Topic: The History and Mineralogy of the Pikes Peak Batholith by Mark Jacobson
Place: The Clements Center at 1580 Yarrow St. in Lakewood (near the intersection of W. Colfax Ave. and Wadsworth Blvd.)
NOTE: This is not the regular meeting place!
Click here for map

April 9-11, 2015, 60th Colorado Science and Engineering Fair, at the newly rennovated Lory Student Center at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

April 25-26, 2015, Colorado School of Mines (CSM) Geology Museum Book/Mineral Sale, 9am-4pm in the Conference Room across the hall from our Museum entrance
More info in the March CMS 2015 Newsletter, Click here for map

*May 1, 2015, Regular CMS Monthly meeting,(Topic: 2015 Field Trip List), 9200 W 10th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215, Click here for map

*May 2, 2015, CMS Annual Silent Auction, of mineral hobby items at the Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling, Lakewood, 3 blocks north of 6th Avenue in Lakewood, from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Admission is free. Click here for map


Monthly Meetings: General membership meetings start at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month.
Meetings are held October through May.

Displays are set up by members about one half-hour before meetings. Specimens may be available for sale and trade.

Visitors, guests and kids are always welcome!!

Click here for a map to St. Paul's Episcopal Church (9200 W 10th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215)

* Official CMS function

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