Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Rose and Seleck Roads – August 12-14, 2016

BGS Field Trip on August 12-14, 2016 to  Rose Road in Pictarin, NY. and Selleck Road inWest Pierrepont. Possible stop at Friday morning at the Valentine Mine, Harrisville, NY on Friday Aug. 12 (to be confirmed).

Finds have included fluorescent scapolite, diopside, blue calcite, actinolite, tourmaline and mica. Good hunting. $5 per person. Stay in Clearview Motel in Gouverneur, NY  at 315-287-2800 or chain motels in  Fort Drum or Watertown.

We will dig all day at both localities (two days at Rose Rd.). Collecting is on outcrops and in trenches. Shovels, picks, hammers and bars are needed. Bring food and drink. If we get access to the Valentine Mine, it will be a short stop of about 1 hour.

This is John Sander and Pam Biddlecombe on the hunt for fluorescents.

John and Pam on the hunt

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