Pinal Geology and Mineral Museum (pinalgeologymuseum.org)
We need volunteers to help open the Museum longer. We trying to open the Museum for more days and hours.
The Pinal Geology and Mineral Museum is the home of the Pinal Gem and Mineral Society.
Pinal Gem and Mineral Society Meeting
The next meeting of the gem and mineral society will be on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7 PM. Richard Sichling will show “Silver, Copper, Sweat” a video about the mining history of Superior, Pinal County, Arizona”. Richard has experience in the Superior area and will share his knowledge and show some specimens.
Richard was raised in the Globe area until age 14 and then moved to Florence. He has been collecting minerals since he was 8 and collecting in Pinal County for the last 32 years. He has worked in the mining industry over 15 years and in that time had an opportunity to collect at the Pinto Valley pit for azurite and other copper minerals, underground on the 3800 level at the Magma Mine in Superior for chalcopyrite, in the pit at San Manuel for evaporates and copper minerals, and at Tiger for native gold, vanadinite and copper minerals. He is currently vice president of the Pinal Gem and Mineral Society.
Wednesday, November 15 – Dana Slaughter will talk about Minerals of the Midwest (Theme of the Tucson 2017 show) and show video of the exhibits at the show.
Wednesday, December 20 – Ron Gibbs will speak about Arizona Minerals (exact topic later).
Looking for some donations big and small. We have given away hundreds of apache tears to kids and are almost out so if you have some you can donate please do.
We are working on a rock dig for kids next to the building. They will be able to collect some specimens to take home. We will do desert landscaping around the dig area and I would like to add some mining memorabilia. If you have or know someone who has ore carts, ore buckets or other appropriate items that they are willing to donate (tax deduction) please contact me (email@example.com)
Pinal Geology & Mineral Museum
Located in- Artisan Village of Coolidge
351 N. Arizona Boulevard
Coolisge, AZ 85128
Phone: 520 723-3009
Dr. Ray Grant - Curator
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Our exhibits change regularly. Contact our team to be informed about our current exhibits.