Award Winning Newsletter -
Page background photo taken by Terry Roberts. Other photos on the page were taken by Kinney Polve, Zachary Weenick, Margaret Kilanski and Vicky Polve. Crystal Championship photo provided by Zachary Weenick. Clip art provided by Webstarts public clip art. Rock n Rose header created by Sarah Hawthorne
Page updated Sept. 2023
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Enjoy - A Maar Volcano - Kilbourne Hole, New Mexico - by Charles Creekmur in the Feb. 2021 Rock-N-Rose
Click here to see the wonderful displays at the Tyler Library during the month of January 2022. Thanks to Randy Harmon, Terry Roberts and Julia Toombs for sharing their treasures with us.
Be sure to check out Richard's presentation on 'DIAMONDS' .
Charles Creekmur has provided a fantastic 'Fluorite Program'.
SCFMS and AFMS Contest Finalist
Margaret Kilanski received East Texas Gem & Mineral Society - Rockhound of the Year 2020.
Zachary & Robert Weenick along with Karl Siggelow share info on Septarian nodule finds - click here to see their pictures and videos.
Barbara Braun shares her story of A Novice's Guide on a Field Trip - Sept. 2020
Zachary Weenick uncovered some real beauties on his Oct. 2020 trip to Mt. Ida - click here to see his pictures
Margaret Kilanski, ETGMS Webmaster receives First Place - SCFMS Website Contest for 2020 - The South Central Federation of Mineral Societies
In December - Richard Armstrong received word that he is now a Certified Master Appraiser
with the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. The CMA is the highest level the NAJA has.
Out of 625 members, there are only 20 CMAs and Richard is the only one in Texas.
Per Richard “It takes a lot of work and study to achieve this level.” Congratulations Richard !
Julia Toombs, Club Secretary and Librarian has been very busy organizing the Club's Library. Thanks Julia !!!