[meteorite-list] Two Australian Gem and Mineral Shows this month
From: dean bessey <themeteoriteshop_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2016 02:18:38 +0000 (UTC)
I am not sure if there is actually any list members in Australia but if there are any on Australian East coast within a couple hour drive there are two worthwhile gem shows over the next two weekends.
This weekend is Hervey Bay Saturday and Sunday. The Hervey bay gem club is putting off their annual show and this usually goes quite well and activities for the kids. This is one of my favorate shows. Whales are in season now as they migrate up Australias coast so that would be a great activity to partake in along with the gem show.
Next weekend (On Saturday) is the Caboolture gem show which is run by the Caboolture gem club. This is also one of Australias better gem shows. This is held at Historic Village and a nice benefit to going to this this show is that you get free access to Historical Village which is a particularly good museum of artifacts from late 1800s Australia up to around WW2 including a 1910 School house (Including a reproduction of an outhouse), old cars, communication equipment etc. For the kiddies there is a train ride that gets attacked and robbed by 1800s style train robbers.
The two shows are more crystals and minerals and lots of local minerals but there is usually 3 or 4 dealers selling a few meteorites. I will have some NWAs (If I know you are coming can bring lots of NWAs).
Caboolture is in north Brisbane and Hervey bay is about 4 hours north (An hour south of Bundaberg)
Email me if you want more information
Received on Mon 04 Jul 2016 10:18:38 PM PDT