NESTA Field Trip - Sampling Midwest Geology

This half-day (afternoon) field trip will be to the IMI (Irving Materials, Inc.) Pendleton Quarry. This site is well known for their amber colored calcite as well as their twin calcite crystals. Time permitting we will make a couple of other quick stops including Mounds archeological site built by the prehistoric Adena culture indigenous peoples of eastern North America. Dr. Nelson R. Shaffer from the Indiana Geological Survey will be guiding the trip and giving us a peak into Indiana’s past. A printed Field Guide will be provided. Buy tickets online.

Fee for participation: 
$30 in advance, $35 on site
Date/Time: 
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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