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Re: [rockcollecting-25] Anyone interested in Rockhounding Elkridge area Saturday? - Hello all, I intended to come last Thursday, but had to work late again, and did not have the gumption to make it. I hope you guys keep at it 'till I retire com Daniel B. Oct 22, 2014 11:52 AM
Anyone interested in Rockhounding Elkridge area Saturday? - I have a free day this Saturday so I am going to do a little rockhounding in the Deep Run feeder stream to the Patapsco. I was there last week and found some really interesting quartzite and feldspars.  I took some home and did a test cut and Wayne H. Oct 17, 2014 2:24 PM
Anyone interested in Rockhounding Elkridge area Saturday? - I have a free day this Saturday so I am going to do a little rockhounding in the Deep Run feeder stream to the Patapsco. I was there last week and found some really interesting quartzite and feldspars.  I took some home and did a test cut and Wayne H. Oct 17, 2014 2:23 PM
Don't Forget Gem Show this weekend - Maryland's largest Rock, Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry show is this weekend at the Howard Count Fairgrounds.   It is sponsored by the Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore.  You can get a $1.00 discount coupon from this website: http://w Wayne H. Sep 26, 2014 5:47 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] FW: Maine Rock - hi,my guess its tannic acid,maine a great state! ty for repl paul s. Sep 1, 2014 12:05 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] FW: Maine Rock - Wonderful. I only have more questions. The dark, do you think that is tannic acid, or iron oxide? Do you think they could be lit Daniel B. Sep 1, 2014 11:52 AM
FW: Maine Rock - hi a friend found this any ideas what it is?ty paul paul s. Aug 31, 2014 5:06 PM
Great Night for a Meetup - Rockhounds - Looks like a perfect evening for a Meetup! Bring a rock to cut open!  Special rock, yard rock, doesn't matter (except keep it smaller than a softball). We'll be discussing more tools used in lapidary as well as some upcoming gem shows. Wayne H. Jul 17, 2014 12:38 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Rockhound Meetup Thursday! - anyone know what this is... found in the State Line Discovery Pit... On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 6:17 PM, Wayne Homens < chris g. f. Jun 18, 2014 7:00 PM
Rockhound Meetup Thursday! - I hope Mother Nature cooperates tomorrow (Thursday) for our CMRMCE Meetup. I've just put up a 14' x 16' hardtop gazebo so that we can meet outside (inside if it is too hot or raining).  If we are outside, I hope to demonstrate The 9" Rock saw, Wayne H. Jun 18, 2014 6:16 PM
Rock show Saturday - free - Don't forget that the Annual Chesapeake Gem and Mineral Society show is this Saturday May 24 at the Ruhl Armory @ 1035 York Rd, Towson MD 21204 The show is free so I hope to see you there sometime Saturday. Wayne Homens Wayne H. May 23, 2014 4:49 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Today's field trip - Grant K. May 17, 2014 7:56 PM
Today's field trip - Grant K. May 17, 2014 7:50 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Field trip tomorrow (Saturday) - looks good - Grant K. May 16, 2014 1:23 PM
Field trip tomorrow (Saturday) - looks good - We have planned a field trip to go rockhounding around the Coca Cola Drive area. Deep Run forms the border between Howard and Anne Arundel Counties from here north to the Patapsco River. We are planning to meet at my house (642 Wayne H. May 16, 2014 11:38 AM
Meetup Thursday May 15 - Well some good news.  I've got my rock saw working and my grinder/polisher working, so I actually have had some time to work on a few rocks.  I also went rockhounding with Chuck and Kirby in Baltimore City again (Stoney Run) and got a few really inte Wayne H. May 13, 2014 9:50 PM
Mine History Hike - Sunday - Info from one of our members Kirby Richards: In the CityPaper, p. 58. it says: "Mining History Hike. Visit the Choate chromium mine with volunteer ranger and mining historian Johnny Johnson. 2-4:30 p.m., Pavilion 106 Patapsco State Park Orange Wayne H. Apr 11, 2014 4:29 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Rockhounding Field Trip - Saturday - We are just getting back on line, had to buy a new computer. I had volunteered at the Monocacy Battleground, anyway. But thanks, Dan Daniel B. Apr 5, 2014 2:00 PM
Rockhounding Field Trip - Saturday - For anyone that is interested,  Saturday morning, we are going to meet at 9:30am at the Wawa on the corner of 2843 N. Rolling Rd. and Windsor Mill.  At 9:45am we are going a few blocks away to 2819 Lord Baltimore Dr. to do some local rockhounding i Wayne H. Apr 4, 2014 10:04 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Excellent weather for rockhounding! - Preview not available John & Mary H. Apr 3, 2014 11:11 AM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Excellent weather for rockhounding! - Preview not available paul s. Apr 3, 2014 10:50 AM
Excellent weather for rockhounding! -   It looks like rainy days for the next few days - Except Saturday! Saturday's weather is supposed to be sunny with a high around 57 degrees.  You really cannot get much better than that for rockhounding. The wet weather will Wayne H. Apr 3, 2014 10:32 AM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Fieldtrip anyone? - Dan Bailey here, I'm game...not shure about Kansas. I remember some conversation about field trips on my first visit, 3 months ago. I can see where Daniel B. Mar 25, 2014 6:12 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Fieldtrip anyone? - Grant K. Mar 24, 2014 9:14 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Fieldtrip anyone? - I'd be interested. I haven't been able to make the meetings Anne G. Mar 24, 2014 8:52 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Fieldtrip anyone? - p { margin: 0; } Taking a trip to hunt is something I've always wanted to do. So when the weather is better, please inform me VirginiaWhalen Mar 24, 2014 6:45 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Fieldtrip anyone? - Hi. This is Michael Bonvino. I watched the video. Looks like fun to me ... count me in! Michael B. Mar 24, 2014 6:24 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Fieldtrip anyone? - count me in From: meetup@t paul s. Mar 24, 2014 4:16 PM
Fieldtrip anyone? - I just saw this clip on the weather channel's website http://www.weather.com/video/h­e-found-a-diamond-in-the-dirt-­45624 ? Check it out. As soon as th Wayne H. Mar 24, 2014 4:03 PM
CMRMCE - Photos - http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/photos/20727422/ Check out my photos of the Cathedral and Choya's Geodes. The weather is going to be great.  I hope to see you on Thursday night.   Wayne   Wayne H. Mar 18, 2014 10:46 PM
CMRMCE - Photos - http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/photos/20727422/ Check out my photos of the Cathedral and Choya's Geodes. The weather is going to be great.  I hope to see you on Thursday night.   Wayne   Wayne H. Mar 18, 2014 10:37 PM
Meetup Thursday - cool new rock to show you - I went to the Rock and Mineral show at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds last Saturday.   I had been wanting to own a cathedral geode for over 10 years.  I finally broke down and bought one.  It is awesome!  You've got to see this i Wayne H. Mar 17, 2014 10:57 PM
Rock, Gem and Mineral Show Sat-Sun - The GLMSMC is having their 50th Gem-Mineral-Fossil show this weekend at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaitherburg.   More info at www.glmsmc.com I am heading over now (11am Sat) and expect to Wayne H. Mar 15, 2014 11:07 AM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Holiday Party for Rockhounds and Fossillectors - Please Read! - Preview not available Mary H. Dec 17, 2013 12:17 PM
Holiday Party for Rockhounds and Fossillectors - Please Read! - I'd like to put on a Holiday Party for this Thursday's Meetup of the Central MD Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange. I am willing to provide a main dish (something like lasagna or spaghetti) and soft drinks. If everyone would bring s side dish Wayne H. Dec 16, 2013 8:15 PM
(no subject) - hi wayne,Friday is still good got rid of cell and am using m paul s. Nov 26, 2013 5:59 PM
Don't forget this Sat-Sun - This Saturday and Sunday (Sept 28-29, 2013), is the largest Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show for the state of Maryland.   It is held at the Howard County Fairgrounds – just off of I70 and rt32.   This is a fun day of looking/ Wayne H. Sep 27, 2013 10:42 AM
Thursday's Meetup! 10" rock saw now working. - Great news, I've got my 10" rock saw working again.    It looks like Thursday night's weather will be perfect for some rock cutting so bring a rock that you would like to look into!   We had a great day roclhounding a Wayne H. Sep 16, 2013 10:19 PM
Rockhounding Field trip This Saturday 8:30am - Sorry this is going out so late but I just got word back from our guide for tomorrow that he can be there. This is great because he is very familiar with where to hunt and what minerals we find.   We are going to meet at 8:30am on the Wayne H. Aug 16, 2013 8:57 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Thursday's Rockhounding Meetup! - Wayne John and I would like to come but would have our 9 yrs gson with us. Is this ok Mary H. Aug 12, 2013 11:12 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Thursday's Rockhounding Meetup! - Jim P. Aug 12, 2013 10:43 PM
Thursday's Rockhounding Meetup! - I hope that everyone's summer is going well.   This past weekend I started clearing out the garage and my work shed.  I have too many rocks!   So, for this upcoming meeting I will have some nice slabs and other cuttin Wayne H. Aug 12, 2013 5:16 PM
Rockhound Meetup THURSDAY -   The weather looks good for Thursday night's meeting so I will bring out my grinder/polisher for anyone that wants to use it or see a demo.   I’ve been using my tile saw to cut up some recent rocks Wayne H. Jul 17, 2013 10:22 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Need someone to take over the June Meetup - Nice on the trip & the rocks Wayne!  Are you selling parcels?  I've looked at them before@$35 per gram!  Have fun! Shawn On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 10:06 PM, Wayne Home Shawn J. Jun 13, 2013 8:53 PM
Need someone to take over the June Meetup - Cathy and I are taking Cristl to Lourdes France June 16-24 so I will be unable to host the June meeting.  If someone would like to take over that meeting, let me know and I will send out the invite and location, otherwise, I'll see you in July. Wayne H. Jun 10, 2013 10:06 PM
RE: [rockcollecting-25] Tomorrow's CMRME Meetup! - sorry i wont be able to make it have a great ti paul s. Dec 19, 2012 4:16 PM
Tomorrow's CMRME Meetup! - This Thursday is our monthly meetup and it looks like we have a nice size group attending. Since this is the holiday season, I thought that we would have a "theme" party/meeting. How about a dessert party (not desert party - although th Wayne H. Dec 19, 2012 3:34 PM
Thursday's Rock Club Meeting - Welcome to Summer! - Our June 21st meeting will be the 1st full Day of Summer; which means that it will be the longest day (Sunset at 8:35pm - and it won't be dark until almost 10pm). If the weather cooperates, I hope to have our meeting outside on the patio.   Wayne H. Jun 18, 2012 5:36 PM
CMRMCE Meetup postponed - Please Read!!! - SPECIAL MEETING - NOTE CHANGE OF DATE/TIME/PLACE We will not have our regular 3rd Thursday of the Month Meetup for May (we will return to that schedule for June). Saturday, May 1 Wayne H. May 11, 2012 3:39 PM
Field Trip Still on??? Please Read - Today's rain moved in a little sooner than I anticipated - BUT - that is not necessarily a bad thing. There is a break in the rain bands that might occur around 9:30am giving us just emough time to collect before the heavy rain moves in later. Wayne H. Mar 24, 2012 7:19 AM
Please read - Rocks and Jewelry! - The Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Society is holding their quarterly auction this Friday March 9, 2012. This is a great opportunity to acquire some interesting and useful lapidary and jewelry related items (usually quite inexpensive). I Wayne H. Mar 3, 2012 11:26 AM
February Meetup Cancelled: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange - I am sorry for the short notice but our Monthly Meetup, but I need to cancel our meetup scheduled for Thursday, February 16, 2012. My daughter was admitted to the Howard County ICU on Jan 19th. She is out of danger but she has severe cere Wayne H. Feb 12, 2012 12:36 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] CMRMCE - meetup tonight! - Foods cookin - Great!? I plan to be there with a friend and am bringing brownies, so we will get a serious sugar high:) Sherri On Dec 16,[masked]:36 PM, "Wayne Homens" < meetup@the Sherri Dec 16, 2010 1:14 PM
CMRMCE - meetup tonight! - Foods cookin - I will begin cooking about 3:30pm this evening. I plan on having Eggplant Parmesan, and meat lasagna. I also have 2 cakes, plates, silverware and cups. I could use some salads, and soda?s (I will have iced tea-and/or hot tea). If y Wayne H. Dec 16, 2010 12:27 PM
Ride home to Silver Spring - Hi all, I have a friend who would like to attend the meeting tomorrow night, but he is having some car trouble and could use a ride to downtown Silver Spring after the meeting, if anyone who is attending would be going home that direction.? Please Sherri Dec 15, 2010 9:51 PM
Rocks and Fossils Sale - This Saturday! - In case you don't have enough shopping to do... Join Us for Our 20th Annual Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Sale Sat., December 11, 2010 &mdash;ONE DAY ONLY&mdash; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.&bull; Wayne H. Dec 7, 2010 11:05 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Meetup details Updated: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange Monthly Meetup - Jim P. Dec 1, 2010 12:56 AM
Meetup details Updated: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange Monthly Meetup - I've added information about our Holiday Party. When : Thursday, December 16,[masked]:00 PM Where : Elkridge MD[masked] Abel St Elkridge, MD[masked] Wayne Homens Wayne H. Nov 26, 2010 1:46 PM
The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/calendar/15499268/ When : Thursday, December 16,[masked]:00 PM Wayne H. Nov 19, 2010 10:06 PM
Wayne Homens added a post - ROCKHOUNDERS RETURN FROM UTAH EXCURSION Three brave rockhounds from the Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange ( http://www.meetup.com/rockhoun­ds ) have just returned from their long a Wayne H. Nov 11, 2010 4:28 PM
November Meetup details changed: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange Monthly Meetup - I've changed the location for this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/calendar/15248816/ When : Thursday, November 18, 20 Wayne H. Nov 1, 2010 9:34 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] A little more about our upcomming field trip - body{font-size:10pt;font-famil­y:arial,sans-serif;background-­color:#ffffff;color:black;}p{m­argin:0px;} Dear Wayne: Can you send us information about user 1. Oct 27, 2010 4:38 PM
A little more about our upcomming field trip - utah video1 utah video2 Wayne H. Oct 20, 2010 10:34 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Utah Field trip - more info - p { margin: 0; } Wayne: Hi! I would like to attend a meeting today (Saturday) to discuss the Nov. trip. joe b Oct 16, 2010 9:43 AM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] Utah Field trip - more info - Wayne, I will be there Saturday.? What time?? Around 3 or 4 would be good for me. Sherri On Oct 12,[masked]:58 PM, "Wayne Homens" < [address removed] > wrote: Sherri Oct 12, 2010 10:02 PM
Utah Field trip - more info - I've tried to send this out a couple of times but I can't tell if anyone has received it. - Anyway... I have a confirmed reservation on a Standard SUV through Budget. We need to decide if we want a second vehicle or not. They are running out Wayne H. Oct 12, 2010 8:58 PM
The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange Monthly Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange! What : The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange Monthly Meetup Wayne H. Oct 12, 2010 8:43 PM
CMRMCE - Important message about field trip - Please Read! - Much has happened since the Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange (CMRMCE) meet-up meeting of September 16th. After we decided on the dates and airline for our field trip to Utah November 4-9, 2010 Wayne H. Sep 23, 2010 9:21 AM
Nov 4-9, 2010 ROCKHOUNDING Trip - wanna go? - Check out this website: Click Here? I'll probably stay in Delta and drive to a different location each day. What's there??? According to Wayne H. Sep 11, 2010 1:24 PM
IMPORTANT! Meetup Information: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange Monthly Meetup - I've finally decided our BIG Field Trip Location and dates and have updated the Meetup PAGE. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/calendar/14519177/ Wayne H. Sep 11, 2010 1:02 PM
New Meetup: Patapsco State Park - Avalon Area - Announcing a new Meetup for The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange! What: Patapsco State Park - Avalon Area When: Saturday, July 10,[masked]:00 AM Price: $2.00 per person Where: Avalon ar Wayne H. Jul 5, 2010 10:16 AM
Anyone interested in Rockhounding (not collecting) this Saturday (July 10th)? - I'm going to the Avalon area of the Patapsco State Park (entrance is just off Route 1 - Washington Blvd - near my house) about 10am Saturday July 10th. There are some very interesting rocks in the river and banks and they are very accessible. Wayne H. Jul 5, 2010 10:06 AM
Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Show - This Saturday! - Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Show Saturday, May 29,[masked] AM ? 4 PM Ruhl Armory - Towson, MD FREE ADMISSION Top Mineral Dealers, Original Jewelry Silent Auctions, Door Prizes Directions: Take I-695 (Baltimore Bel Wayne H. May 24, 2010 6:40 PM
New Meetup: CMRME - additional topic - metal detecting - Announcing a new Meetup for The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange! What: CMRME - additional topic - metal detecting When: Thursday, May 20,[masked]:00 PM Where: Elkridge MD[masked] Abel St Wayne H. May 3, 2010 12:34 PM
New Meetup: Mineral Hill - Sykesville - March 27 - Please RSVP - Announcing a new Meetup for The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange! What: Mineral Hill - Sykesville - March 27 When: Saturday, March 27,[masked]:00 AM Where: Mineral Hill in Sykesville Maryland Wayne H. Mar 19, 2010 7:48 PM
Mineral Hill to be next Saturday - March 27th - The Weather tomorrow looks to be great for rockhounding, but I didn't have enough time to get everything together for tomorrow. Let's hope that we also get great weather next Saturday. Information on what to wear, what to bring and h Wayne H. Mar 19, 2010 7:31 PM
Re: [rockcollecting-25] CMRME - meetup is tonight - Discuss Mineral Hill Field Trip - Good afternoon Wayne and everyone, ? I will not be attending tonight but wanted to mention the Gem, Mineral and Fossil show going on this weekend. ? http://www Rich E. Mar 18, 2010 1:12 PM
CMRME - meetup is tonight - Discuss Mineral Hill Field Trip - Among other things, I want to decide if we are going to Mineral Hill this Saturday or next Saturday (Weather looks good for this Saturday). We'll go over what to bring, what to wear, what to avoid, etc. With all of the recent rain an Wayne H. Mar 18, 2010 12:24 PM
Meetup details changed: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange January Meetup - I've updated the January Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/calendar/12107268/ When: January 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: Wayne H. Dec 19, 2009 12:46 PM
Please Read - CMRME party IS tonight Thursday Dec 17 at 7:30pm - all are invited - Evidently, I sent out an email saying that the date of the party was Thursday the 18th. Well this month our Thursday meeting falls on Dec 17th (the meetup calendar is correct). I hope that you will come tonight (even if you rsvp'd no). Wayne H. Dec 17, 2009 7:46 AM
Christmas/Holiday party - Dec 18th - I hope that You will all come and bring a guest or two to our holiday party (we'll try to NOT make it too boring for the NON-rockhounds as we talk about rocks and rockhunting). I will have some food and beverages (let me know what you like to drink). Wayne H. Dec 9, 2009 9:08 AM
Meetup details changed: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange December Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing for our holiday party! http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/calendar/11916226/ When: December 17,[masked]:00 PM Wayne H. Nov 29, 2009 10:24 PM
CMRME - Field trip THIS Saturday October 10, 2009 - 9am - DETAILS - Looks like a perfect day for the field trip to Mineral Hill. I've procurred a local history buff to give us the details of this mine and to give us a guided tour. I'll be there from 9am till 2pm. If you come late, call me on my cell Wayne H. Oct 10, 2009 7:53 AM
CMRME - Field trip THIS Saturday October 10, 2009 - 9am - DETAILS - On Saturday, October 10th I am inviting you to join me on a Field Trip to the Mineral Hill abandoned Copper Mine in Sykesville. We'll meet at the mine trail entrance at 9 a.m. and collect until 2 p.m. (we will have some mineral experts there to help you i Wayne H. Oct 7, 2009 9:41 PM
CMRME - meetup - this weekend at the Rock Show - Meet me at the Fair(grounds). Do you like ROCKS? Do you enjoy Beading? Do you need to get supplies for Joyce's next Beading Party? do you need supplies for your Holiday projects? Do you like a great deal on jewelry? Do you Wayne H. Sep 26, 2009 8:07 AM
Resheduled Meetup: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange September Meetup - Announcing the rescheduled Meetup for The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange! What: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange September Meetup When: September 24,[masked]:30 PM (rescheduled from Sept Wayne H. Sep 15, 2009 8:07 PM
Need to Cancel The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange September Meetup - The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange September Meetup, scheduled to occur on September 17,[masked]:30 PM has been canceled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the & Wayne H. Sep 15, 2009 7:56 PM
Meetup details changed: The Central Maryland Rock and Mineral Collectors Exchange August Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Rockhoun­ds/calendar/10893928/ When: August 20,[masked]:00 PM Where: Elkridg Wayne H. Aug 7, 2009 9:33 AM

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