News and Events Around Colorado
Events and dates may change, check with Event planners before attending.
Thank you Peter J. Modreski, USGS, Denver, CO, for communicating these events.
Thurs., Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m., bimonthly meeting of the Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter: “The Pala Gem Pegmatite District, San Diego County, California”, by Ryan Bowling. All are welcome; Berthoud Hall, Room 241, Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden.
Mon., Jan. 13, 7:00 p.m. (social time at 6:00), DREGS (Denver Region Exploration Geologists Society) monthly meeting, “DREGS GOES TO IRELAND - The Irish Zn Pb Orefield", by Drs. Paul Bartos and John Dreier. Berthoud Hall room 241, CSM campus, Golden; all are welcome. See see http://www.dregs.org/index.html.
Tues., Jan. 14, 7:00 PM (social time & refreshments at 6:30) Berthoud Hall Room 241, Colorado School of Mines campus,
Deciphering the timing and causes of Great Unconformity erosion: An example from Pikes Peak, Colorado, by Dr. Rebecca Flowers, University of Colorado.
Thurs., Jan. 16, 4:00 p.m., Van Tuyl Lecture series at CSM, Diverse Environments of Advanced Argillic Alteration (Mineral Stabilities; Hypogene, Steam-heated, and Supergene Formation; Exploration Implications), by Antonio Arribas, University of Texas at El Paso. Berthoud Hall room 241, Colorado School of Mines campus; all are welcome.
Thurs., Jan. 16, 7:00 p.m., Deciphering the timing and causes of Great Unconformity erosion: An example from Pikes Peak, Colorado, by Rebecca Flowers, Univ. of Colorado. At the monthly meeting of the Colorado Scientific Society, Berthoud Hall (new meeting place for CSS!) Room 241, Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden; all are welcome; come for social time & refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00. See abstract & more info at https://coloscisoc.org/.
Thurs., Jan. 30, 4:00 p.m., Van Tuyl Lecture series at CSM, The Rare Earth Elements: A Tale of Plumes, Magmas and Aqueous Fluids, by A. E. Williams-Jones, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. Berthoud Hall room 241, Colorado School of Mines campus; all are welcome.
Feb. 13-16, 66th Annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, sponsored by the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society (TGMS), Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ. “The main show” in Tucson; other, commercial shows, in the city are open beginning January 26, 27, 28, 29, or earlier.
Thurs., Feb. 20, 7:00 p.m., Petrologic evolution of Platoro magmatic system after the eruption of the Chiquito Peak Tuff, San Juan Volcanic Locus, Colorado, by Amy Gilmer, US Geological Survey. Monthly meeting of the Colorado Scientific Society, Berthoud Hall Room 241, Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden; all are welcome; social time & refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00.
Fri.-Sat.-Sun., Feb. 28-Mar. 1, Denver Gem & Mineral Guild, Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show, Jefferson County Fair Grounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden, CO. Free parking & free admission; hours 10-6 Fri. & Sat., 10-5 Sun.
Other Area Geology Club's Meetings
Lake George Gem and Mineral Club - The Club meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Lake George Community Center, located on the north side of US Highway 24 on the east edge of town, sharing a building with the county highway shops. In the winter, meeting is at 10:00AM. From April through October, meeting is at 9:00AM, to allow more time for field trips. http://www.lggmclub.org/www.lggmclub.org/
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Mt. Carmel Veteran’s Service Center, 530 Communication Circle, Colorado Springs. http://www.csms1936.com
Columbine Gem & Mineral Society, meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30PM in the meeting room, Mt. Shavano Manor, 525 W. 16 th (at J St.), Salida. https://rockaholics.org/
Pueblo Rockhounds, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30PM in the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 University Circle, Pueblo. http://www.pueblorockhounds.org/
Colorado Mineral Society - General membership meetings start at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month, October through May, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, at 10th and Garrison in Lakewood. http://www.coloradomineralsociety.org/
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
2019 Hike and Program Schedule
(Bob Hickey, Linda Julia)
2020 Calendar will be posted when available
See below. Click on image to download a copy.
Contact AHRA at (719)539‐7289 if you would like to sign up for a hike, to request more information, or if you have any questions
Colorado School of Mines