1st Annual Pinal Gem & Mineral Show
Co-sponsored by Pinal Gem and Mineral Society, Mineralogical Society of Arizona and Artisan Village of Coolidge.
What: Touch Outer Space and Pinal Gem and Mineral Show
Where: The Pinal Geology and Mineral Museum is located in the Artisan Village of Coolidge at 351 N. Arizona Boulevard in Coolidge, Arizona
When: Saturday, March 12 from 10 AM to 4 PM
You will be able to touch Mars, the Moon, and the asteroid Vesta. Dr. Carleton Moore is bringing samples to the Museum. Astronauts collected the Moon sample and the Mars and Vesta samples arrived as meteorites.
There will be dealers set up selling minerals, fossils, and lapidary material.
Admission to the Event and Museum is free.
There are exhibits of rocks, minerals, and fossils. Special exhibits include fluorescent minerals, Arizona minerals, and Arizona geology.
There is a kid’s treasure hunt and a fossil dig where every kid can find and take home a small fossil collection.
There's also a dinosaur-naming contest for our new allosaurus. Come see the new dinosaur and enter the naming contest to win a prize.
For more information go to pinalgeologymuseum.org or call Ray Grant at 520-251-5419