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Gems, minerals on display at show

August 4, 2012
By JOHANNA BOYLE - Journal Ishpeming Bureau ( , The Mining Journal

ISHPEMING - The Ishpeming Rock and Minerals Club will hold its 37th annual Gem and Mineral Show today at the Ishpeming Elks Club.

The show, located on Lakeshore Drive across from Lake Bancroft park where the Ishpeming Renaissance Festival will be held the same day, runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Admission is free, with the event showcasing gem and mineral dealers, a kids' area, a silent auction, prize giveaways, a raffle and demonstrations.

There will also be an opportunity to learn more about field trips the club makes to local mineral areas.

Johanna Boyle can be reached at 906-486-4401. Her email address is



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