On-the-Rocks Field Trips – 2012

Title: On-the-Rocks Field Trips Publication: The Outcrop, November 2012, p. 13, 15 Photos taken from the recent RMAG 2012 On-the-Rocks Field Trip. Beautiful weather accompanied the many members who ventured out to experience nature at its finest. Advertisements

Glacial Floods On-the-Rocks Field Trip Review

Title: Glacial Floods On-the-Rocks Field Trip Review Author: Sandra Mark Publication: The Outcrop, September 2012, p. 20-21 On July 21, 2012, twenty participants enjoyed a day of Pleistocene glacial immersion along the Upper Arkansas River. Keenan Lee, professor emeritus Colorado School of Mines, led the group to view spectacular glacial landform features as well as field evidence for glacial ice dams … More Glacial Floods On-the-Rocks Field Trip Review

Review: On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Niobrara and Greenhorn Formations, Florence Canon City Area

Title: Review: On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Niobrara and Greenhorn Formations, Florence Canon City Area Author: Ron W. Pritchett Publication: The Outcrop, July 2012, p. 24-26 RMAG ‘ s On-The-Rocks committee launched the first field trip of 2012 on Saturday, May 19th. Professor Stephen A. Sonnenberg of Colorado School of Mines led the one-day trip to four stops near towns of Florence and Canon City, … More Review: On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Niobrara and Greenhorn Formations, Florence Canon City Area

A Special Benefit of RMAG Membership: On-the-Rocks Field Trips

Title: A Special Benefit of RMAG Membership: On-the-Rocks Field Trips Publication: The Outcrop, March 2012, p. 11 On-the-Rocks field trips get us out of the office and outdoors for a day. Take a Saturday and head out with Brunton, camera, rock hammer and a sack lunch to see some small section of our magnificent state. There is NO CHARGE to participate (our … More A Special Benefit of RMAG Membership: On-the-Rocks Field Trips

On-the-Rocks Field Trip: The Cripple Creek Gold Mining District

Title: The Cripple Creek Gold Mining District, Teller County, Colorado Trip Leader: Travis Helms, American Geological Services, Inc. Date: Saturday, September 23, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, August 2000, p. 10-11 Discovered in 1891 by a cowpoke named Bob Womack, described as a “part-time cowboy, full-time drinker”, the Cripple Creek Mining district has produced in excess of 21 … More On-the-Rocks Field Trip: The Cripple Creek Gold Mining District

On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Geology of the Sweet Home Mine

Title: On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Geology of the Sweet Home Mine and Alma Mining District, Park County, Colorado Trip Leader: Dean Misantoni, Geologist, Sweet Home Mine Date: Thursday, August 3, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, June 2000, p. 11, 13 The Alma Mining District is on the northeastern slope of the Mosquito Range in central Colorado. The Mosquito … More On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Geology of the Sweet Home Mine

On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Indian Peaks Area

Title: On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Indian Peaks Area: Brainard Lake to Blue Lake Trip Leader: Alan Lester, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder Date: Saturday, July 22, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, June 2000, p. 11 Tertiary uplift and Quaternary erosion in this part of the Indian Peaks Wilderness have created excellent exposures of Precambrian … More On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Indian Peaks Area

On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Tour of Fairy Caves at Glenwood Springs

Title: On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Tour of Fairy Caves at Glenwood Springs, and Geological History of Glenwood Canyon Trip Leaders: Bob Kirkham and John White, Colorado State Geological Survey Date: Saturday, July 15, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, June 2000, p. 9-10 [The Fairy Cave portion of this abstract is excerpted from Mark Longman’s August, 1999 Outcrop article, “Colorado’s … More On-the-Rocks Field Trip: Tour of Fairy Caves at Glenwood Springs

On the Rocks Field Trip: The Kremmling Giant Ammonite Locality

Title: On the Rocks Field Trip: The Kremmling Giant Ammonite Locality Trip Leader: Emmett Eavanoff, Researcher, University of Colorado Museum Date: Saturday, June 24, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, May 2000, p. 11 The Kremmling giant ammonite locality is remarkable for the abundance of huge shells of the ammonite Placenticeras costatum. Most ammonite shells are less than … More On the Rocks Field Trip: The Kremmling Giant Ammonite Locality

On-the-Rocks Field Trip, Saturday, May 20, 2000

Title: On-the-Rocks Field Trip, Saturday, May 20, 2000: Structure and Stratigraphy of the Canon City Embayment, Colorado Trip Leader: Paul R. Krutak Date: May 20, 2000 Publication: The Outcrop, April 2000, p. 9, 12 Precambrian, Late Paleozoic, and Mesozoic rocks crop out along the Front Range southwest of NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) in the vicinity of … More On-the-Rocks Field Trip, Saturday, May 20, 2000