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September 2021
Form Folding Technique

September 2021

Fold Forming Metal; Glacial Erratic Moved to Windsor Park; Largest Sapphire Cluster Found; Kluane Nat’l Park; Regarding Platinum; Pre-Cambrian Sponge-like Fossil Found; Drilling for Gold Resumes at Red Lake; New Aussie “Dragon” Fossil Analyzed
June 2021
Summer Spectacular Issue

June 2021

June Auction Plans; Using Cabochons in Jewellery; Rose Cut Stones; Great OLMC Jewellery Challenge Results; Why Aren't My Cabs Selling?; Mt. Nyiragongo Erupts; Awesome Yoho; Cheltenham Badlands; Andradite
Special Supplement: Jewellery Challenge Entries
May 2021
Is the Price Right?

May 2021

Getting into Carving; Pricing Strategies for Jewellery; May Auction Info; Cliff Collapse in UK
April 2021
The Benefits of Living in a Cave with a Brass Drum

April 2021

Month of Voclanoes; 20M Year Old Tree; Cappadocia; Chemawinite; Dong Son Drums
March 2021
OnLine Auction and Other Club News

March 2021

News and Meetings; Igneous Textures; Club Auction On-Line; Pingualuit Crater Lake; Salt Mountains of Darbest; Stratospheric Meteorite Auction
February 2021
Croisette de Bretagne

February 2021

Ammonite Fossils; Zambian Mine Sold; Crystal Systems; Tufa Columns of Mono Lake; News of the World; Ancient Greek Art.
January 2021
Croisette de Bretagne

January 2021

Croisette de Bretagne; National Treasure; Trilobite Fossils; Slovakia Opals; Chelsea Filters; Moeraki Boulders
December 2020
Burren and Cliffs of Moher

December 2020

Membership Renewal; Crinoid Fossils; Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Geopark
November 2020
Cold Stones

November 2020

Wire Wrap Designs. Agate, Chert or Jasper. Evaluating Faceting Rough. Updated Ontario Mineral Exploration Plans. Geoheritage Day 2020.
October 2020
The Agates of Ysterputs

October 2020

Renew your membership and Watch for Zoom meetings. Blue Lace Agate from Ysterputs. Farming for Minerals.
September 2020
We Are Back!

September 2020

Gem Show cancelled. Club Auction. Beryl Pit, Beryls and Beryllium. Toxic Rocks.
June 2020
Enjoy the Summer Sun

June 2020

Indice de réfraction / Refractive index; Geoheritage Around Ottawa; Pietra Dura Technique; MIG Meetings Online; Vikos-Aoos.
May 2020
My Own Private Studio

May 2020

Workshop News; Show Cancellations; Photo Essay: My Own Private Studio; Hạ Long Bay.
April 2020
Lapidary in Isolation

April 2020

Quarantine Actions; Gem Show Volunteers; Found Piece of Lost Continent; Regarding Obisidan; Used Equipment for Sale.
March 2020
Cleaving and Faceting

March 2020

Offsetting Cleavages; Faceting Made Easy.
February 2020
Rock Steady: How to Stabilize Stones

February 2020

Upcoming AGM and Rock Swap; Book Review: "The second kind of impossible"; Silversmith Course; Stabilizing Stones
January 2020
Stonehenge!

January 2020

President's Message; In Memorium: Jo Stinson; OLMC Auction; MIG Presentation: Willow Wight presents Namibia; EONS Presentation: Hanika Rizo presents "From Molten Magma to Modern World"; Stonehenge! by Vicki Jasperse; Cobalt Mines Growing in Value.
December 2019
Giving Back to the Club

December 2019

President's Message: please think of volunteering; Christmas Party details; Review of workshop fees; Israel's Stalagmites Have Climate Stories to Tell; Gift Suggestions for Rock Hounds and Geologiests
November 2019
Wonders of Canada

November 2019

General Meeting Nov. 16, 1-4 pm: "Identifying Minerals". MIG Meeting Nov. 18: "Myanmar: Treasures from a land time forgot". Christmas Party Announcment. Workshop News. Field trip: Fishscale Peristerite. The Wonders of Canada
October 2019
Mineral Perspectives

October 2019

Gem Minerals Harder than Quartz. Time from a Mineral Perspective. Post-show wrap up. Library news. Fieldtrips: Kaladar, Quadeville and Peristerite occurence. Northern Ontario Minerals.
September 2019
53rd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewellery Show & Sale

September 2019

Call for Volunteers. Calling all OLMC Makers! Southern Ontario Paleozoic Rocks
June 2019
Hot Summer Issue

June 2019

Workshop status. Request for volunteers for the Gem Show. Request for member crafts to sell at the Gem Show. Minerals of Grenville Province. Fieldtrip to Perth Peristerite Site. Plastic Pollution Colonizing Madeira.
May 2019
New Workshop Location

May 2019

Move to 190-1C Colonnade Road. Upcoming AGM. Upcoming Gem Show. "Ridiculously rare" gemstones found in Northern Canada.
March 2019
East Central Ontario Minerals

March 2019

Move delayed - no meetings until May. East Central Ontario Minerals. Azurite.
February 2019
Optical Principals

February 2019

Info on the new studio location. MIG Presentation: Dr. Fred Gaidies. Wire Tree of Life. Basic Optical Principles for Gemology.
January 2019
New Year, New Fees, New Space?

January 2019

Search for a new studio location. January auction. MIG Presentation on Central Metasedimentary Belt by Dr. Hanmer. Membership renewal reminder and new fees. Þrídrangaviti Lighthouse. The Old Man of Storr.