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ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

An environmental studies student from Harper Community College cracks a geode for a young attendee.


ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

A geology student from Harper Community College works the Geode Cracking booth.


ESCONI Show 2013 - Display Cases

ESCONI Show 2013 - Display Cases

Cases display collections of fossils and minerals from members and museums, including the Field Museum and the Lizzadro Museum.


ESCONI Show 2013 - Shopping

ESCONI Show 2013 - Shopping


ESCONI Show 2013 - Demonstrations

ESCONI Show 2013 - Demonstrations

ESCONI club members demonstrated lapidary arts.


ESCONI Show 2013 - Raffle and Silent Auction

ESCONI Show 2013 - Raffle and Silent Auction

At the show, one can win all kinds of prizes - items from a silent auction, a live auction and free items from the raffle.


ESCONI Show 2013 - Shopping

ESCONI Show 2013 - Shopping


ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

An environmental studies student from Northeastern Illinois University cracked geodes for the younger attendees. The geodes that are cracked can be found in Hamilton, IL at Jacobs Geodes or Keokuk, IL


ESCONI Show 2013 - Welcome

ESCONI Show 2013 - Welcome

These ESCONI club members welcomed all the attendees, handed out over 800 raffle tickets, sold books and answered questions!


ESCONI Show 2013 - Live Auction

ESCONI Show 2013 - Live Auction

The ESCONI auctioneer!


ESCONI Show 2013 - Live Auction

ESCONI Show 2013 - Live Auction

An ESCONI club member shows the live auction item to the bidders.


ESCONI Show 2013 - Book Booth

ESCONI Show 2013 - Book Booth

One can always find many good books to take home from the ESCONI used book sale.


ESCONI Show 2013 - Juniors Booth

ESCONI Show 2013 - Juniors Booth

Kids can pick up free minerals and fossils, play and do crafts at the Juniors Booth.


ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

ESCONI Show 2013 Geode Cracking

A education student from Northeastern Illinois University cracks a geode for a young attendee.


Members at Books, Demonstration and Live Auction

Members at Books, Demonstration and Live Auction

2011 ESCONI Show


Talking about Ginko Seeds

Talking about Ginko Seeds

2011 ESCONI Show


Explaining Upcoming Events

Explaining Upcoming Events

2011 ESCONI Show


Cracking Geodes

Cracking Geodes

2011 ESCONI Show


Viewing Display

Viewing Display

Two attendees view the display on Green River fossils. 2011 ESCONI Show


Winner of Spin Game

Winner of Spin Game

An attendee chooses his prize after winning the Spin Game. 2011 ESCONI Show


Prize Numbers Announced

Prize Numbers Announced

2011 ESCONI Show


The Guardian

The Guardian

A dinosaur guards the specimens. 2011 ESCONI Show


Live Auction Review

Live Auction Review

2011 ESCONI Show


Live Auction Table

Live Auction Table

2011 ESCONI Show


Club Members at Juniors' Table

Club Members at Juniors' Table

2011 ESCONI Show


Shopping Going On

Shopping Going On

2011 ESCONI Show


Looking for Fossils

Looking for Fossils

2011 ESCONI Show


Creating Jewelry

Creating Jewelry

2011 ESCONI Show


Lapidary Demonstration Table

Lapidary Demonstration Table

2011 ESCONI Show


Silent Auction

Silent Auction

2011 ESCONI Show


Mazon Creek Fossil Vendor Sales

Mazon Creek Fossil Vendor Sales

2011 ESCONI Show


Shopping at Rib River Fossils

Shopping at Rib River Fossils

2011 ESCONI Show


Book Sale

Book Sale

2011 ESCONI Show


Geode Cracking

Geode Cracking

2011 ESCONI Show


Rob Sula Discusses Fossils

Rob Sula Discusses Fossils

2011 ESCONI Show


Display

Display

2011 ESCONI Show


Archaeology Display

Archaeology Display

2011 ESCONI Show


Display of Gypsum

Display of Gypsum

2011 ESCONI Show


Lapidary Display

Lapidary Display

2011 ESCONI Show


Club Member with Mineral Display

Club Member with Mineral Display

2011 ESCONI Show


Members Setting Up Their Displays

Members Setting Up Their Displays

2011 ESCONI Show


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

The greeting crew: Irene, Karen and Eileen

photo by D. Lord


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

Sondra and Rob at their paleontology booth

photo: D. Lord


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

View of a micro-mineral from David's booth seen from a 60-100 lighted microscope.

photo: D. Lord


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

Dave showing attendees how a micromineral looks with Bruce looking on.

photo: D. Lord


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

The ESCONI book nook crew with the auction crew behind them.

photo: D. Lord


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

Mike, an ESCONI member, with his collection of southwestern minerals.

photo: D. Lord


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

A beautiful example of a banded iron formation was on display at the show.

photo: D. Lord



2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

Some of Joan's Mazon Creek Fossil collection.

photo: D. Lord


2010 ESCONI Show

2010 ESCONI Show

A member's gorgeous example of flourite from Ohio on display at the show.

photo: D. Lord


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