Coconino Lapidary Club




Picnic – Sept 2018 at Ft. Tuthill

We were favored with gorgeous weather for our picnic this year.  We had a number of new members join us and as you can see from the photos below, a […]

Need Help Identifying These Specimens

What Are You Curious About? I am from Wisconsin, staying in Winslow with girlfriend who is a nurse.. I just became interested in rocks and minerals and need help identifying […]

Rock Party & Potluck – A Great Time!

Marty & Linda, our Field Trip Co-chairs, hosted 12 club members at their home in Paulden, this past weekend.  Marty generously invited us into his workshop & showed us how […]

St. Patty’s Day Field Trip to Dobell Ranch

We had thirteen club members drive out to Dobell Ranch to collect petrified wood.  Everyone was in high spirits, and the weather was cooperative, providing us with a gorgeous day.  […]

What is the Difference Between a Rock and a Mineral?

According to the USGS website, “A mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic element or compound having an orderly internal structure and characteristic chemical composition, crystal form, and physical properties”. “A […]

You Might Be a Rockhound

IF… you think road cuts are built as tourist attractions. you describe your vacations by the rocks you brought home. the rockpile in your garage is over your head. your […]

Field Trip Report – Gray Mountain

December 20, 2017 – We had seven club members head out to Gray Mountain to collect Petrified Wood and Jasper.  The morning started out a bit cooler than most of […]