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Taking Safety Mine Test

Taking Safety Mine Test

After learning about safety in mining, we had to take a test to qualify for the certification.


Dr. Zanno

Dr. Zanno

Dr. Zanno, who gave lecture for May General Meeting, with Rob.


Mineralogy Meeting - January 2010

Mineralogy Meeting - January 2010

Cracking Mexican and Keokuk IL geodes.

photo by: Dianna Lord


Mineralogy Meeting - January 2010

Mineralogy Meeting - January 2010

Cracking Mexican and Keokuk IL geodes.

photo by: Dianna Lord


Mineralogy Meeting - January 2010

Mineralogy Meeting - January 2010

Cracking Mexican and Keokuk IL geodes.

photo by: Dianna Lord


General Meeting - January 2010

General Meeting - January 2010

Jim Holstein, of the Department of Geology at the Field Museum spoke about "The Field Museum's Meteorite Collection." He lectured on meteorites, what they are, the different types, how they're identified, and what we can learn from them. Rob Sula of ESCONI, on the right.

photo by: Dianna Lord


Mineral - Micromount December

Mineral - Micromount December

Enjoying John's home made Ice Cream.

photo by: Dianna Lord


Mineral - Micromount December

Mineral - Micromount December

Annual Holiday Mineral Identification Contest.... a few members are evaluating and identifying the mystery minerals.

photo by: Dianna Lord


Mineral - Micromount December

Mineral - Micromount December

One of our younger members makes records what he thinks each "mystery" mineral is.... part of the Annual Holiday Mineral Identification Contest.

photo by: Dianna Lord


Mineral - Micromount December

Mineral - Micromount December

Annual Holiday Mineral Identification Contest.... evaluating and identifying the mystery minerals.

photo by: Dianna Lord


Mineral - Micromount December

Mineral - Micromount December

Annual Holiday Mineral Identification Contest.... a few members are evaluating and identifying the mystery minerals.

photo by: Dianna Lord


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

A proud member with the speaker, Jack Wittry, and his book.


photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

A tremendous array of Jellies.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

A member sharing from his personal collection.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

This fossil is a relative of the modern day Gooseneck Barnacle.


photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Presenting a possible large seed fossil.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Looking at various clam species in siderite.


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Studying concretions found in Braceville, Illinois.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Identifying a fossil concretion.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Jack Wittry signing his book, The Mazon Creek Fossil Flora.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Two members share their discoveries.

photo by: Marie Angkuw


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

After the presentation.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

A warm "Thank you" to Jack Wittry.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Jack Wittry and members consider another's question.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Members in attendance.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Jack Wittry receives questions from the audience.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

A healthy debate among audience members.

photo by: Andrew Young


General Meeting, 9-11-09

General Meeting, 9-11-09

Jack Wittry lectures on Mazon Creek flora.

photo by: Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young


Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian

Paleontology Meeting about Silurian 4/18/09 - Photo taken by Andrew Young