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We add newsletters to the web site when they are published. We also add other content, but normally don't publish the fact it has been added. In the case of major additions, we make an exception.

We have added 10 pages to the Articles section, mostly in the About Minerals and in the Hints and Tips sections. We hope you enjoy them.

July 2012 Meeting - Potluck

There will be no monthly meeting this month. Instead, we will have a potluck dinner at Dalton Gardens City Park on the corner of Dalton Hanley Ave and 4th Street. The dinner will be on Thursday, July 19, 2012 starting at 5pm. The club will supply the fried chicken and you should bring some kind of side dish, salad or dessert. We hope to see you there.

2012 Mineral Show a success

The North Idaho Mineral Club's annual Gem, Mineral, Rock an

d Jewelry Show was held the first weekend in June at the Kootenai County Fairground. Approximately 760 people attended the show over its two-day run. The show had vendor booths, gem and mineral displays, child-oriented areas, a silent auction, gemstone identification and lapidary demonstrations. The lapidary demonstrations included faceting, creating cabochons and doing beadwork.

Pictures of the show can be seen in our Photo Gallery.

Our 2012 Gem and Mineral Show

This year's North Idaho Mineral Club's Gem, Mineral, Rock and Jewelry Show will be held on June 2nd and 3rd, 2011. The show will be open from 9 am to 5 pm on the 2nd, and from 10 am to 4 pm on the 3rd. The show location is the Kootenai Fairgrounds at the corner of Kathleen and Government Way in Coeur d'Alene, ID. Admission is $2.00, with children under 12 free when accompanied by an adult.

The show's grand prize is a very nice big piece of Azurite, shown below.