74th  ANNUAL  GEM-O-RAMA
 Sponsored by the Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
October 10-11, 2015 Saturday 7:30AM to 5PM - Sunday 7:30AM to 4PM
SLG&MS Lapidary and Show Building  - 13337 Main St. (corner of Main & Trona Rd.)
TRONA, CALIFORNIA
OUTSTANDING SHOW - FREE ADMISSION
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FIELD TRIPS - you drive your own car 
SEARLES DRY LAKE  - (2 1/2 hour trips on Saturday, 4 1/2 hours on Sunday)
Registration: 7:30-9:00 am  and 1:30-2:30 pm - you must register during these times to go on field trips
 Mud Trip- Saturday Only - Departs ONLY at 9AM- Cluster & barrel hanksite, trona, borax -  $15 per CAR
 Blow Hole - Saturday Only - Departs ONLY at 2:30PM- Hanksite, halite, borax, sulfohalite - dry surface- $15 per CAR
  Pink Halite - Sunday Only - Departs ONLY at 9AM- In brine, beneath hard salt - $20 per CAR
 Pinnacles National Natural Landmark   -  Self guided, information at show -  FREE
 Searles Valley Minerals' Plants  - Saturday only: 10:40,11:25, 12:10, 12:55 and 1:40  - in bus - FREE
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SEARLES LAKE PINK HALITE
FROM THE SOURCE - WHOLESALE PRICES
All Pink Halite collected with permission of Searles Valley Minerals
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OTHER SHOW ACTIVITIES
21 Dealers - 50 exhibits - Geode cutting and sales - Demonstration - Games - Gem dig - Free parking
Snacks & drinks - Grand Prize Drawing - Hourly door prizes
Good Food in Catered Cafeteria in Show Building 
LUNCH: Sat. and Sun. - 10AM to 4PM    DINNER: Fri. ($9.00) and Sat. ($9.00)- 5PM to 7PM
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COMMUNITY EVENTS
PANCAKE BREAKFAST- TRONA COMMUNITY CHURCH (2 blocks north of show)
Sat. 6 to 10AM, Sun. 6 to 9AM  -  Adults: $5.00, children under 7: $3.00
Large groups - make advanced reservations for prompt service - call Gini Schwartz (760)372-5720
OLD GUEST HOUSE MUSEUM - Sat. 10AM to 4PM, Sun. 10AM to 2PM
TRONA'S HISTORY HOUSE  - Sat. 11AM to 4PM, Sun. 10AM to 2PM
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ACCOMMODATIONS
 VALLEY WELLS RECREATION AREA   - 5.3 miles north of show, $8/vehicle (dry camp, no resv.)
Find LOCAL AREA MOTELS   (Most in Ridgecrest, 25 miles west)
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FOR MORE INFORMATION
Visit our web page at  www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/   or   call Jim or Bonnie Fairchild (760)372-5356
Note: above times and prices for show may change - check here for updates - last updated on 10/16/201454
THANKS FOR COMING  --  HAVE A SAFE TRIP
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Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 966   13337 Main St.
Trona, CA 93592-0966
   Phone  (760) 372-5356        

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