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If your are interested in Rocks, Minerals, Gems, Mines, Geology, WireWrap,
Field Trips, Gold Prospecting and other related physical sciences, join
the Black Canyon City Rock Club. Membership is free to all! Anthem, Cleater,
Desert Hills, New River, Phoenix, Pioneer, and Camp Verde people are welcome.
As a tribute to our BCC Veterans we have provided two
The club is starting their seventh year of serving the
citizens of BCC. The club meets once a month, on the third Thursday at
5:00pm, at the BCC Library. All are invited to attend, there is no formal
meeting or dues, so all the time is devoted to rock related subjects.
Once a year we offer a wire wrap jewelry class and a kids field trip to learn about
rocks, critters and desert vegetation. We occasionally do field trips to
interesting locations in the BCC and New River areas. We always have an
interesting speaker for the program. At the last part of the meeting we do
a Show and Tell where you can bring unknown rocks and minerals in for identification.
The club offers a computer Document on a USB-Flash Drive,
with over a thousand pictures and information
on the BCC area rocks, mines, area geology, maps, and much more, Email for more information.
Meeting Programs and Field Trip information is now anounced
via Email only.
To get on the Email list, please click Here .
***** CLUB NEWS *****
The next meeting will be at 5pm at the BCC library, Jan. 15.
Jim "Doc", also known as the "Rock Man" will give a presentation on how to make "Cabs"
Rock Man Web Page
Also see the
Placer Gold Sluice Box Page
"Thar's Gold in them thare BCC Hills"
The Oldest (~4.5 Billion) Iron/Nickel meteorite found in Arizona
Another recent meteorite found in Arizona