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48th Annual Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show

Date:Sat 23rd Jun 2012 to Sun 24th Jun 2012
Type of Event:Public Mineral/Gem Show
Venue:Gilsum Elementary School
640 Route 10
Gilsum, NH 03448
Contact:[email protected]
Contact Tel:603-357-9636
Contact Address:Gilsum Recreation Committee PO Box 76 Gilsum, NH 03448
Website:http://www.gilsum.org/rockswap.aspx [Link dead]
More than 60 dealers, swappers, distributors, wholesalers and collectors can buy, sell, or swap beryl, quartz crystals, semi-precious stones, and rocks and minerals of all sorts at this outdoor event. Displays range from newly found specimens in the rough to fossils, prized collector’s pieces and even hand crafted jewelry.

James Tovey shows how gem-quality minerals in the rough from the Tripp Mine are extracted and fabricated into fine jewelry -- a soup to nuts visual presentation -- Saturday at 2:00 PM. Steve Garza shows you the basics of prospecting, including where to look, what to look for and how to extract it, Saturday evening at 7:00 PM.

Other events include our annual ham and bean dinner with all-you-can-eat home made pies, a chicken barbecue, and panning for minerals for the kids.



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