Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip – May 7, 2016- Penfield, NY

The Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Dolomite Products Quarry in Penfield NY is May 7, 2016. You must be a member to go on the field trip.Please drive in to the maintenance garage to sign the paperwork.

The quarry is located at 746 Whalen Rd., Penfield, NY. The quarry entrance is through a fence gate to the left just after passing the golf course on the right after turning onto Whalen from Browncroft Blvd.

Arrive between 6:30 and 6:45 AM for safety talk, dig from 7:00 AM to noon. Late arrivals are permitted but you must sign in. You may leave at any time.

Hard hats, steel toed shoes, safety glasses required,sledge hammers, rock hammers, chisels, pry bars, etc are recommended as this is hard rock breaking. Do not bring carpenter hammers as they can shatter.

Supervised children are permitted and may wear bicycle helmets (hard hats preferred) and sturdy shoes (no sneakers).

Expect to find  Calcite, Dolomite, Selenite, Fluorite, Sphalerite, Galena.

Questions, please contact Don Lapham at 716-438-3794 or 716-481-6438 24 hours before the dig.

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