The Nugget
Newsletter of the CCRMC

The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club has been publishing their superb quality Monthly Newsletter for decades. Currently in its 54th volume, The Nugget is the CCRMC's primary source for club news, event information, articles, and commentary.

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October 2017 v58 #10  
September 2017 v58 #9  
August 2017 v58 #8  
July 2017 v58 #7  
June 2017 v58 #6  
May 2017 v58 #5  
AprilL 2017 v58 #4  
March 2017 v58 #3  
February 2017 v58 #2  
January 2017 v58 31  
Decmber 2016 v57 #12  
November 2016 v57 #11  
October 2016 v57 #10  
September 2016 v57 #9  
August 2016 v57 #8  
July 2016 v57 #7  
June 2016 v57 #6  
May 2016 v57 # 5  
April 2016 V57 # 4  
March 2016 V57 # 3  
February 2016 V57 # 2  
January 2016 V57 #1  
December 2015 V56 #12  
November 2015 V56 #11  
October 2015 V56 # 10  
September 2015 V56 # 9  
August 2015 V56 # 8  
July 2015 V56 # 7  
June 2015 V56 # 6  
May 2015 V56 # 5  
April 2015 V56 #4  
March 2015 V56 # 3  
February 2015 V56 # 2  
January 2015 V56 # 1  
December 2014 V55 #12  
November 2014 V55 #11  

October 2014 V55 #10

 
September 2014 V55 #9  
August 2014 V55 #8  
JULY 2014 V55 #7  
JUNE 2014 V55 #6  
MAY 2014 V55 #5  
APRIL 2014 V55 #4  
MARCH 2014 V55 #3  
FBRUARY 2014 V55 # 2  
JANUARY 2014 V55 # 1  
DECEMBER 2013 V54 #12  
NOVEMBER 2013 V54 #11  
OCTOBER 2013 V54 #10  
SEPTEMBER 2013 V54 #9  
AUGUST 2013 v54 #8  
JULY 2013 V54 #7  
JUNE 2013 V54 #6  
MAY 2013 V54 #5  
APR 2013 V54 #4  
MAR 2013 V54 #3  
FEB 2013 V54 #2  
JAN 2013 V54 #1  
DEC 2012 V53 #12 Mineral Report: Ice - snow flakes, Shop Report, new board of directors
NOV 2012 V53 #11 Mineral Report: Colorful Calcite, Shop Report, Bench Tips
OCT 2012 V53 #10 Mineral Report: Graphite, Shop Report
SEP 2012 V53 #9 Mineral Report: Explosive – in a way Vesuvianite
AUG 2012 V53 #8 Mineral Report: Dolomite, not dynamite, Shop closure for repairs
JUL 2012 V53 #7 Mineral Report: Barite, a very comprehensive Education Report
JUN 2012 V53#6 Mineral Report: Rhodonite, Bench tips: Do bezels shrink?
MAY 2012 V53 #5 Mineral Report: Jadeite, Bench Tips: a whole bunch
APR 2012 V53 #4 Mineral Report: Malachite, Brad Smith's Bench Tip on Drilling a Stone, Shop Report on lease & repairs
MAR 2012 V53 #3 Mineral Report: Aragonite, Report on the very sucessful silent auction in February
Feb 2012 V53 #2 Mineral Report: Cobaltite, Report on the Opal sequel meeiing in January
Jan 2012 V53 # 1 Pictures from 2011 Holiday Party; Mineral Report: Hematite
Dec 2011 V52 #12 Shop report: Change og Management; Mineral Report: Labradorite
Nov 2011 V52 #11 Spodumene (Mineral report), A little history of the lapidary shop
Oct 2011, V52 #10 Water (Shop Report), Jade Cove Field Trip
Sep 2011, V52, #9 Picnic, Sharing (lapidary shop report), Beryl (mineral report)
Aug 2011 (V52#8) Fiesta of Gems show report, Borax, a mineral of many names
July 2011 (V52#7) New shop equipment, Fluoride by Melinda Moe, Dorothy Dace remembered
June 2011(V52#6) Ken Roger's presentation of "Genstones Used in Beads", Tourmaline by Melinda Moe, "When Things Go Wrong" (on lap equipment) by Bruce Mensinger
May 2011(V52 #5) Steve Wolfe's presentation of "Petrified Wood", Using a lapidary trim saw by Bruce Mensinger
Apr 2011(V52 #4) Walt Lombardo presentation of "Diamond Occurances in North America, Benitoite by Minda Moe,
Mar 2011 (V52 #3) Brett Johnson's presentation of Meteorites, "Pyrite" by Minda Moe
Feb 2011 (V52 #02) The Zzyzx's presentation of "Minerals - Fake, Fraud & Forgery", "Silver, our new gold" by M.Moe
Jan 2011 (V52 #01) Holiday Party pictures; Mineral report on gold by Minda Moe (new Mineral Chair & Junior member)
Dec 2010 (V51.#12) Design in Silver and Stone” by Janet Fletcher. Announcing Christmas Party
Nov 2010 (V.51, #11) Turquoise, presented by Vern Lowe, Gary Mitchell and Ken Rogers
Oct. 2010 (V.51, #10) The Minerals used in glass , presented by Walt Lombardo, Rock Hunting in England
Opal mirco photography was presented by Bruce Mensinger, "Gold and Man" mineral report

Fiesta of Gems report, Picnic announcement

July's Fiesta of Gems , preparative’s.

“The Eruption of Mt. St. Helen’s 30th Anniversary" was presented by Tony and Sandie Fender.

"Baja California: Minerals, Geology, Fossils" by Professor Joe Holliday (El Camino College).

"Virgin Valley Opals" by Jim Pisano of the American Opal Society
Revised & Updated Lapidary Shop rules

Adam and Teresa Dean presentation. Adam is known as the “Agate Hunter”. He is Co-chair of the CFMS Southern California field trips. The topic was “Pseudomorphs and Epimorphs of the Cady Mountains”

Sandie and Tony Fender on “50 Unusual Things in the Mojave Desert” inspired by the book by the late Bill Mann.

Christmas Party, potluck dinner, white Elephant gift exchange. Holiday Music by Bill Sinclair and Tina Latora. New Roster. Installation of 2010 officers

Presentation to John Riordon  with Honorary Life Membership.

Conrad Grundke,  Intarsia, rocks identification techniques