The Mingus Gem & Mineral Club Field Trip to Pine, AZ on 10/18/14 was a great success and weather conditions were sunny and warm, ideal for an outdoor activity.

A number of members participated in the event and collected horn coral fossils in a limestone matrix.

And here are the green opal specimens collected by club members on the January 24th, 2015, Field Trip to Cornville, AZ:

   

Here are photos taken by Club Director Becky Solon of her horn coral specimens with banded cross-sections:‚Äč        

Nolan Morrow, Don Strong and Joe McDaniel on the January 24th, 2015, Field Trip Collecting Green Opal Specimens in the Volcanic Basalt Rocks in Cornville, AZ:

Group Photo of the Mingus Club Collecting the Green Opal in Camp Verde on the January 24th, 2015, Field Trip with Louise Hicks' granddaughter, Jolene Earls, shown standing in the front of the group: