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Mount Shadwell & Mortlake Fossicking Trip October 2013

Another successful field trip was arranged and participated with much enthusiasm to Mt Shadwell, Morlake for Peridot by members on the weekend of the 26-27 October. Our field trip officer Margaret put in a lot of due care, organisation and preparation for this field trip with emails out to all members to advise of the upcoming trip and reminders to all … Read More

About: Opals

Exhibition Photos 2014

The 2014 Annual Essendon Gem & Lapidary Club Exhibition was held on the weekend of the 5th and 6th of April, at the Clubrooms at Cross Keys Reserve, Essendon. This year was a great year for our showcases, of which there were … Read More

Mount Shadwell & Mortlake Fossicking Trip October 2013

Another successful field trip was arranged and participated with much enthusiasm to Mt Shadwell, Morlake for Peridot by members on the weekend of the 26-27 October. Our field trip officer Margaret put in a lot of due care, … Read More

About: Tektites

Tektites are irregularly and sometimes, intricately shaped nodules and blobs of a glassy substance that are thought to be the products of melted terrestial rocks (possibly formed by the impact of large meteorites on the Earth’s … Read More