Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Shelby Crushed Stone Quarry – July 29, 2017- Medina, NY

Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Shelby Crushed Stone Quarry in Medina, NY  on July 29 at 7:30am, entry at 8am. No late arrivals.

The quarry is located at 10830 Blair Road, Medina, NY south of Rte. 31 via Salt Works Rd. Please drive into the parking area in front of the office building.

Hard hats, steel toed shoes, Reflective safety vest or shirt, eye protection, and long pants are required. Gloves are recommended. Must be 18 years old or older. Gasoline powered equipment is allowed.

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. We will drive into the quarry.

Expect to find crystals of Calcite, Dolomite, Selenite; also fossils and trace fossils have been found.

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

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