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Friends of Mineralogy Pennsylvania Chapter Newsletters


    March 2024 Volume 52 Number 1 — Tucson show review; Minerals of the Penn/MD Materials Quarry Part 6


    December 2023 Volume 51 Number 4 — 2023 FM PA Symposium report


    October 2023 Volume 51 Number 3 — Symposium update with speakers listed; EFMLS update


    Summer 2023 Volume 51 Number 2 — Symposium update; EFMLS update


    Spring 2023 Volume 51 Number 1 — Orange Planerite from Lime Ridge, Mt. Pleasant Mills; Symposium move to Johnstown


    Fall 2022 Volume 50 Number 3 — Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals at the American Museum of Natural History; The year in review


    Summer 2022 Volume 50 Number 2 — Report on Re-opening the Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, Wavellite Occurrence; Minerals from the Phoenixville Mines, Chester County, Pennsylvania


    Spring 2022 Volume 50 Number 1 — Tucson Travel Log and Report; National 2022 FM Meeting in Tucson


    Winter 2021 Volume 49 Number 4 — Symposium and Symposium Field Trip Report


    Fall 2021 Volume 49 Number 3 — Fluorcalciomicrolite from Mineral Hill, Delaware County, PA


    Summer 2021 Volume 49 Number 2 — 2021 Symposium announcement


    Spring 2021 Volume 49 Number 1 — Bill Stephens new president; Minerals of the Penn/MD Materials quarry, part 5


    Winter 2020 Volume 48 Number 4 — Yellow Epidote from the Rock Hill Quarry, 2020 Symposium and field trip report


    Fall 2020 Volume 48 Number 3 — Minerals of the Penn/MD Materials quarry, part 4


    Summer 2020 Volume 48 Number 2 — Amethyst collecting field trip report


    Spring 2020 Volume 48 Number 1 — Minerals of the Silver Hill Quarry contact zones


    Fall 2019 Volume 47 Number 3


    Winter2019 Volume 47 Number 4 — Minerals of the Penn/MD Materials quarry, part 3


    Summer 2019 Volume 47 Number 2 — Minerals of the Penn/MD Materials quarry, part 2


    Spring 2019 Volume 47 Number 1 — Minerals of the Penn/MD Materials quarry, part 1


    Spring 2018 Volume 46 Number 1


    Summer 2018 Volume 46 Number 2


    Fall 2018 Volume 46 Number 3 — Exton mine 80-foot stope chalcanthite


    Winter 2018 Volume 46 Number 4 — Cobaltite from the Kibblehouse Quarry


    Spring 2017 Volume 45 Number 1 — Banded pseudomalachite from the Perkiomen mine whim shaft, Audubon, Montgomery County


    Summer 2017 Volume 45 Number 2 — Stilbite-stellerite solid solution series from the Kibblehouse quarry, Perkiomenville, Montgomery County; West Chester University geology museum


    Fall 2017 Volume 45 Number 3 — Hiddenite North Carolina field trip report; Barite from the Perkiomen mine in the Charles Wheatley collectiom


    Spring 2016 Volume 44 Number 1


    Summer 2016 Volume 44 Number 2 — Planerite from Lime Ridge,Mount Pleasant Mills, Snyder County; National Limestone Middleburg quarry field trip report; Belemnite collecting along the Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal; Albite found at C.K. Williams quarry


    Fall 2016 Volume 44 Number 3 — Actinolite, augite, and titanite from the Rock Hill quarry, East Rockhill Township, Bucks County; Update on C&D Canal belemnite collecting; Penn/MD Materials quarry field trip report


    Winter 2016 Volume 44 Number 4 — 2016 FMPA symposium report; Cornwall field trip report


    Spring 2015 Volume 43 Number 1 — Mineral Hill field trip report, Cornwall Big Hill field trip report


    Summer 2015 Volume 43 Number 2 — Texas, Pennsylvania


    Fall 2015 Volume 43 Number 3 — Gem & mineral show in Chenzhou, China


    Winter 2015 Volume 43 Number 4 — Cornwall mine field trip report, a look back at the first Friends of Mineralogy Pennsylvania Chapter symposium


    Spring 2014 Volume 42 Number 1 — Twinned franklinite from the Sterling mine, New Jersey


    Summer 2014 Volume 42 Number 2


    Fall 2014 Volume 42 Number 3 — Vince Matula memorial


    Winter 2014 Volume 42 Number 4 — John Passaneau memorial


    Spring 2013 Volume 41 Number 1


    Summer 2013 Volume 41 Number 2 — Montgomery County cacoxenite


    Fall 2013 Volume 41 Number 3


    Winter 2013 Volume 41 Number 4 — Phosphate Minerals from the National Limestone Quarry


    Spring 2012 Volume 40 Number 1 — Remembering Floyd Faux, Platinum group minerals new to Pennsylvania


    Summer 2012 Volume 40 Number 2 — Slag minerals from Hopewell Furnace new to Pennsylvania


    Fall 2012 Volume 40 Number 3


    Winter 2012 Volume 40 Number 4


    Spring 2011 Volume 39 Number 1 — Okenite from the Dyer Quarry, Trace element content of magnetite and clinochlore from the Penn/MD Materials quarry


    Winter 2011 Volume 39 Numbers 2-4 — Metal deposits of the Newark Basin part 3


    Winter 2010 Volume 38 Number 1 — University of Delaware mineralogical museum, Metal deposits of the Newark Basin part 1


    Summer 2010 Volume 38 Number 2 — Metal deposits of the Newark Basin part 2


    Spring 2009 Volume 37 Number 1 — Allen Heyl Memorial, Neil Wintringham memorial


    Spring 2008 Volume 36 Number 1 — Ruizite from the Cornwall Mine, Doanld Hoff memorial


    Summer 2008 Volume 36 Number 2


    Fall 2007 Volume 35 Number 2 — Pennsylvania Minerals list


    Spring/Summer 2007 Volume 35 Number 1 — Carnotite from Jim Thorp (Mauch Chunk), Origins of dolomite


    Spring 2006 Volume 34 Number 1 — FM Symposium abstracts Classic Eastern Localities


    Summer 2006 Volume 34 Number 2


    Fall 2006 Volume 34 Number 3 — Chronicles of central Pennsylvania mineralogy, part 3


    Winter-Spring 2005 Volume 33 Numbers 1 & 2 — Lininger collection auction


    Fall 2005 Volume 33 Number 3


    Spring-Summer 2004 Volume 32 Numbers 1 & 2 — Minerals from the I-99 roadcut at Skytop, Centre County; Frederick genth mineral collection; chloritoid from Pape’s orchard, Adams County


    Fall 2004 Volume 32 Number 3 — Jay Lininger memorial


    Spring 2003 Volume 31 Number 1 — Poorhouse quarry, Chester County; the Nottingham serpentine barrens and Wood mine; Cedar Hill quarry mineras; Wood mine minerals


    Summer 2003 Volume 31 Number 2 — Siderite and barite mineralization at Fairhope, Somerset County; sulfide zone discovery at the Codorus quarry, Emigsville, York County


    Fall 2003 Volume 31 Number 3 — Wurtzite and phillipsite loclities; Valley quarry, Gettysburh, Adams County


    Winter 2003-2004 Volume 31 Number 4 –Shimersville corumdum, occurrence, Lehigh County; Carpenter mine, Bradford County


    Spring 2002 Volume 30 Number 1 — FM Symposium abstracts Psuedomorphs part 2


    Summer 2002 Volume 30 Number 2 — Gold panning in Pennsylvania


    Fall 2002 Volume 30 Number 3 — Wollastonite from Texas, PA; African adventures of a young geologist


    Winter 2002 Volume 30 Number 4 — Roland Bounds memorial, Discovery of the Grace Mine iron deposit


    Spring 2001 Volume 29 Number 1 — Vauxite; Pennsylvania minerals on display in the British Museum, part 1


    Summer 2001 Volume 29 Number 2 — Pennsylvania minerals on display in the British Museum, part 2


    Fall 2001 Volume 29 Number 3 — EFMLS geology tour north and south of the [Canadian] border


    Winter 2001 Volume 29 Number 4 — FM Symposium abstracts Psuedomorphs part 1


    Spring 2000 Volume 28 Number 1 — The great zeolite hunt


    Summer 2000 Volume 28 Number 2 — Loellingite or safflorite from Huff’s Church?


    Fall 2000 Volume 28 Number 3


    Winter 2000 Volume 28 Number 4 — Bryn Mawr College micromounts


    Spring 1999 Volume 27 Number 1 — Corundum Hill revisited


    Summer 1999 Volume 27 Number 2 — Olivine in diabase; Frech Creek mine minerals


    Fall 1999 Volume 27 Number 3 — Lead and zinc veins at New Galena, part 3


    Winter 1999 Volume 27 Number 4 — Authur Montgomery memorial


    Spring 1998 Volume 26 Number 1


    Summer 1998 Volume 26 Number 2 — Lead and zinc veins at New Galena, part 2


    Fall 1998 Volume 26 Number 3 — FM Symposium abstracts


    Winter 1998 Volume 26 Number 4 — Delaware County zoisite and leidyite, Diabase intrusion at Kibblehouse quarry


    Spring 1997 Volume 25 Number 1 — Lead and zinc veins at New Galena, part 1


    Summer 1997 Volume 25 Number 2 — Micro staurolite crystals from Trainer; Tanoma kimberlite, SW PA


    Fall 1997 Volume 25 Number 3 — Joseph Wharton (Gap Mine) biography; Psuedo-octahedral calcite from the Limecrest Quarry, Sparta, NJ


    Winter 1997 Volume 25 Number 4


    Spring 1996 Volume 24 Number 1 — Chromites in SE PA


    Summer 1996 Volume 24 Number 2 — Minerals from the PA-MD Materials Quarry


    Fall 1996 Volume 24 Number 3 — Native copper in PA; PA copper, gold and powellite


    Winter 1996 Volume 24 Number 4 — Minerals of Delaware; Chlorine-rich pargasite from Coatesville


    Spring 1995 Volume 23 Number 1 –Dumortierite, tourmaline, and tschermakite from Chester County, part 3


    Summer 1995 Volume 23 Number 2


    Fall 1995 Volume 23 Number 3


    Winter 1995 Volume 23 Number 4 — Dozeyite from PA; FM symposium abstracts, Eastern States Phosphate Mineralogy


    Spring 1994 Volume 22 Number 1 — Chronicles of central Pennsylvania mineralogy (part 1)


    Summer 1994 Volume 22 Number 2 — Mineralogy of the ultramafic body at routes 29 and 322 near West Chester; Calcite from Winfield


    Fall 1994 Volume 22 Number 3 — Dumortierite, tourmaline, and tschermakite from Chester County, part 1


    Winter 1994 Volume 22 Number 4 — Dumortierite, tourmaline, and tschermakite from Chester County, part 2


    Spring 1993 Volume 21 Number 1


    Summer 1993 Volume 21 Number 2


    Winter 1993 Volume 21 Number 4


    Spring 1992 Volume 20 Number 1 — Twinning in rutile crystals; wurtzite from Donohoe, Westmoreland County


    Summer 1992 Volume 20 Number 2


    Fall 1992 Volume 20 Number 3 — Siegenite from the Wheatley mine


    Winter 1992 Volume 20 Number 4


    Spring 1991 Volume 19 Number 1 — Amethyst find near Collegeville, Montgomery County


    Summer 1991 Volume 19 Number 2


    Fall 1991 Volume 19 Number 3


    Winter 1991 Volume 19 Number 4 — Minerals from Sugar Grove, WV


    Spring 1990 Volume 18 Number 1 — Ecton mine Whim Shaft minerala; Aheylite and planerite species list, 1976-1989


    Summer 1990 Volume 18 Number 2 — Proposed changes in the Pennsylvania mineral species list, 1976-1989


    Fall 1990 Volume 18 Number 3 — Proposed changes in the Pennsylvania mineral species list, 1976-1989


    Winter 1990 Volume 18 Number 4 — Arsenian pyrite from the Ecton mine, Audubon, Montgomery County


    Spring 1989 Volume 17 Number 1 — Pennsylvania collecting in the nineteen thirties (part 2)


    Summer 1989 Volume 17 Number 2


    Fall 1989 Volume 17 Number 3 — Coalingite, povroskite, & mcguinessite from the Cedar Hill Quarry


    Winter 1989 Volume 17 Number 4 — Tosudite from Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties


    Spring 1988 Volume 16 Number 1 — Pennsylvania strontianite and celectine; the York Iron Company mine, York County (part 1)


    Summer 1988 Volume 16 Number 2 — Pyrite crystals from the French Creek mine


    Fall 1988 Volume 16 Number 3 — Pennsylvania meteorites; Columbite-Fe from the Steidler quarry; Calcio-ancylite


    Winter 1988 Volume 16 Number 4 — Pennsylvania collecting in the nineteen thirties (part 1)


    Spring 1987 Volume 15 Number 1 — Ramsbeckite from the Ecton mine, Montgomery County


    Summer 1987 Volume 15 Number 2 — Galena from the Pequea silver mine, Lancaster County


    Fall 1987 Volume 15 Number 3 — Magnesio-riebeckite from PA, part 1


    Winter 1987 Volume 15 Number 4 — Magnesio-riebeckite from PA, part 2


    Spring 1986 Volume 14 Number 1 — Feldspar from Delaware County; ferrihydrite from Delaware County


    Summer 1986 Volume 14 Number 2 — Pyromorphite from the Brookdale mine, Phoenixxville, Chester County; laphamite from Pennsylvania


    Fall 1986 Volume 14 Number 3 — Harold Evans memorial


    Winter 1986 Volume 14 Number 4 — Wheatleyite from the Wheatleymine, Phoenixville


    Spring 1985 Volume 13 Number 1 — Pennsylvania mineral list, 1980 update; Occurrence and petrogenesis of riebeckite at Glen Mills quarry, Delaware County (part 2)


    Summer 1985 Volume 13 Number 2 — allophane from Allenport; Pennsylvania phosphates


    Fall 1985 Volume 13 Number 3 — Antlerite from the Ecton mine


    Winter 1985 Volume 13 Number 4 — Nakaurite from Cedar Hill quarry, Lancaster County


    March 1984 Volume 12 Number 1 — Billmyer quarry, Lancaster County minerals; celectine from East Salem; siderite from Somerset County; riebeckite from the Glen Mills quarry, Delaware County; perovskite from Pennsylvania


    June 1984 Volume 12 Number 2


    September 1984 Volume 12 Number 3 — Turquoise from General Trimble’s mine, Chester County


    December 1984 Volume 12 Number 4


    March 1983 Volume 11 Number 1 — Further data on andalusite and Kyanite psuedomorphous after andalucite from Delaware County (part 2, kyanite)


    June 1983 Volume 11 Number 2 — Nickelian serpentine from the Wood Mine; Pennsylvania field trips of the 1930s, part 2


    September 1983 Volume 11 Number 3 — York County mineral species list


    December 1983 Volume 11 Number 4 — Paragonite ar Blue Hill, Delaware County; Pennsylvania field trips of the 1930a, part 3


    March 1982 Volume 10 Number 1 — Spring Conference and Mineralogy Symposium


    June 1982 Volume 10 Number 2 — Matulaite and cacoxenite from the General trimble mine, Chester County; Catasauqua slag pile minerals


    September 1982 Volume 10 Number 3 — Paragenesis of the Dillsburg magnetite deposit


    December 1982 Volume 10 Number 4 — Mottramite from PA


    June 1981 Volume 9 Number 2 — Pennsylvania lanthanite (part 2); Further data on nickelian serpentine minerals from Wood’s chrome mine, Lancaster County


    September 1981 Volume 9 Number 3 — Desautelsite, downeyite, and matulaite from Pennsylvania; further data on andalusite and kyanite pseudomorphs after andalusite from Delaware County (Part 1, andalucite)


    December 1981 Volume 9 Number 4 — Catasauqua slag pile


    March 1980 Volume 8 Number 1 — Andalusite from Delaware County


    June 1980 Volume 8 Number 2 — Beryl from Fairmount Park, Philadelphia; Andalusite, kyanite and paragonite from Delaware County; Nickelian clinochrysotile from the Wood Mine


    September 1980 Volume 8 Number 3 — Corrensite from the Kibblehouse Quarry; Maucherite from the State Line District


    Summer 1979 — Williams Quarry in Easton


    Fall 1979 — Dillsburg iron mines


    Spring 1978 Pennsylvania lead and zinc occurrences


    Spring 1977


    Summer 1977 — Chester County chromite localities; Unionville corundum mines Matulaite from the Bachman Mine


    Fall 1977 — Chromian dravite from the Line Pit (Low’s Mine)


    Winter 1977


    Spring 1976 — Charles Wheatley biography


    Summer 1976 — Minerals from Texas, Lancaster County


    Fall 1976 — Millerite and other minerals from West Pittston


    Winter 1976 — Photographing fluorescent minerals


    Spring 1975 — Pennsylvania mineral list 1974; Chamosite from PA; Pyrrhotite and celestine from Blair County


    Summer 1975 — Fetid barite from Berks County


    Fall 1975 — Minerals from the Safe Harbor Quarry, Lancaster County


    Winter 1975 — Discredited and probable Pennsylvania minerals


    Spring 1974 — Iron ores


    Summer 1974 — Clues to mineral occurrences from the geological literature, part 1


    Fall 1974 — Clues to mineral occurrences from the geological literature, part 2


    Winter 1974 — Clues to mineral occurrences from the geological literature, part 3; Pennsylvania mineral list


    Spring 1973 — Eastonite; Possible minerals that might reasonably occur in PA; Anatase from Kline’s Quarry


    Summer 1973


    Fall 1973 — Multi-colored fluorite at New Paris


    Winter 1973


    1972 — Status of the New Galena lead mines