2018 Rock-of-the-Month

Each month a club member presents a rock for display and discussion. The following are the current presentations:

Attention:  We've updated this page for 2018. Now is the time to begin signing up!  ROTM presentations should be 10-25 minutes, and we request that you submit a summary of your presentation (including photos) for publication in the newsletter and on the website.  If interested, please fill out the Volunteer Form.

 2018Date Rock  Presenter Snack
 January15  Elemental Silicon  Jim M.
 A - M
 February19
  Field Trip First Aid
  Laura H
 N - Z
 March19
  Psilomeline
  Tracy U.
 A - M
 April
16
 
   N - Z
 May21
 
   A - M
 June18
 

 N - Z
 July16
 
 
 A - M
 August20
 Meet and Greet
    n/a
 N - Z
 September17


 A - M
 October15


 All
 November19
 
 
 N - Z
 December10
 Potluck/Holiday Party  (earlier start - 6:30)
 n/a    
 All


 2017Date Rock  Presenter Snack
 January16 Elemental Silicon Daniel B.
 A - M
 February20
  Minecraft Minerals
  Bryce
 N - Z
 March20
  Galena/Pyrite
  Debbie R.
 A - M
 April
17
  Turquoise
  Pari T.
 N - Z
 May15
  Field Trip Prep
  Bo J.
 A - M
 June19
  Fossils
  Jay H.
 N - Z
 July17
  Mica
  Dawn C.
 A - M
 August21
  Meet N' Greet: No Rock of the Month
 N - Z
 September18


 A - M
 October16


 All
 November20
  Energy of Rocks
  Grace S.
 N - Z
 December11
 Potluck/Holiday Party  (earlier start - 6:30)
 n/a    
 All


 2016Date Rock  Presenter Snack
 January18 Tiger's Eye
 Hal R.
 A - M
 February15 Labradorite   
 Tracy U.
 N - Z
 March21
 Dinosaur Bone
 Shanna S.
 A - M
 April
18
 Tourmaline
 Carolyn T.
 N - Z
 May16 Amber Amara
 A - M
 June20 Fancy Quartz     
 Grace. S.
 N - Z
 July18 Hematite Jay H
 A - M
 August15 Meet N' Greet: No Rock of the Month
 N - Z
 September19 Chrysocolla Nancy R
 A - M
 October17  Minecraft Minerals   
 Bryce D.
 All
 November21  Silver
 Don W.
 N - Z
 December12 Potluck/Holiday Party  (earlier start - 6:30)
 n/a    
 All


 2015Date Rock  Presenter
 January19 Onyx Jason W.
 February16 Pastelite     George H.
 March16 Peridot Tracy U.
 April
20 Fluorite  Anthony D.
 May18 Ametrine Pari 
 June15 Gallium (and other low melt metals) Don W.
 July20  
 August17 Meet N' Greet: No Rock of the Month 
 September21 Lapiz Jay H.
 October19 Flint     
 Jim M.
 November16 Magnetite and Hematite Jim. M
 December14 Potluck/Holiday Party
 n/a


ROTM Archive
  2014 Date Rock Presenter
 January20MeteoritesGeorge H.
 February   17Petrified WoodJim M.
 March17GeodesDon W.
 April21ChrysopraseJay H
 May19TrilobytesLauryn M.
 June16Tiger's EyeMike H.
 July21Soap StoneTracey U.
 August18Meet N' Greet: No Rock of the month
 September15GoldJim M.
 October20Pyrite?
 November17Obsidian?
 December15 Holiday Potluck: No Rock
 



2013   Date Rock Presenter
 January21QuartzJay H.
 February   18Orbicular JasperJohn W.
 March18Ammonite FossilsDon W.
 April15ThundereggsJim M.
 May20PsilomelaneLauryn M.
 June17Grossular GarnetJames H.
 July15SodaliteNancy R.
 August19Meet N' Greet: No Rock
 September16NiccoliteCarolyn T.
 October21
 Halloween Potluck: No Rock

 November18Nephrite JadeRod C.
 December16 Holiday Potluck: No Rock
 N/A



2011Presenter2012Presenter
JanGarnetElizabeth H.KyaniteElizabeth H.
FebPetrified WoodJim M.FluoriteNorm I.
MarFire AgateDan D.HematiteJay H.
AprAzuriteLarry L.LarimarNancy R.
MayChrysocollaJay H.Beach AgateMiriel M.
JunFossil Shark TeethKatie & Randy H.ApatiteJames H.
JulTiger IronNancy R.RubyLoren M.
AugN/A - Meet n' Greet---N/A - Meet n' Greet---
SepObsidianNathan O.PyriteJim M.
OctAmazoniteJim M.DunhiteChris H.
NovSkarnChris H.MalachiteCarolyn T.
DecN/A - Holiday Potluck---N/A - Holiday Potluck---