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CourseGraphic Discover the fascinating world of rock collecting through a hands-on lecture and field trip. Learn how to identify minerals and rocks, where to dig for them and what tools are helpful. Examine local specimens, learn how to research their properties, discuss safety and etiquette, and learn about what you can do with the rocks you collect. Take your newfound knowledge out into the field with an expert from the Reno Gem and Mineral Society. Enjoy the outdoors and explore sites you’ve never been to before. Supplies required.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Field Trip.

Instructor : Charles Jackson 



Please read:  Instructor will provide a list of supplies needed. They can also be purchased from the instructor if needed. Directions to Saturday's field trip will be provided during the lecture



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/7/2021 - 10/7/2021 Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Reno, TMCC Meadowood Center  Map Charles Jackson 
10/9/2021 - 10/9/2021 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Reno, Field Trip  Map Charles Jackson 

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