Ishpeming Show – Field Trips

2011 – ALPENA-ISHPEMING

MICHIGAN FIELD TRIP

 

All Quarries require MSHA 5000-23 Certificate

You may join trip at any point (breakfast/lunch)

 

Wed – August 3 (Mississippian Era)

12:00 PM Meet at Standish Burger King – Lunch

1:00 PM Omer Quarry – Flint Nodules, Fossils,

Fluorescent Calcite, Quartz Xls (Daisy Patterns)

4:30 PM Meet at Alpena Burger King

5:00 PM Northern Aggregates Quarry – Calcite

Ferro-Dolomite, Petosky Stones, Crinoids, Corals

5:00 PM Water’s Edge Motel ($49/ask for rate) & Dinner

1-800-363-0024 – 1000 State St. (US-23) Alpena, 49707

Night – Beach Bonfire (Bring chairs & goodies)

 

Thur – August 4 Travel to Ishpeming

9:00 AM Alpena Burger King

11:00 AM 40 Mile Point Lighthouse

12:00 PM Mackinaw City, Bridge, Tourist Area

1:00 PM Rock Tower & Gift Shop

8:00 PM Budget Host Marquette 1-800-283-4678

 

Fri – August 5 Republic Mine Field Trip

 

Sat – August 6 Rock Show Ishpeming &

Holistic-Renaissance Festival

Cracker Barrel at 7:00PM

 

Sun – August 7 — Lindburg Kona-Dolomite (with Ishpeming Club)

(or) Lake Ellen Kimberlite & Diamond Pipe Location 

other Iron Mine collecting sites later 

8:00 PM Budget Host Iron Mt. 1-800-283-4678

Mon — August 8 –  Travel back to Lower Michigan & Site-seeing

Iron Mountian Iron Mine Tour & Rock Shops