Rare Stones Shown Off at Gem Show

GEM AND MINERAL SHOWGRANTS PASS, Ore. — Local gem and mineral enthusiasts are getting the chance to showcase their findings at the Rogue Gem and Geology Show.

This is the last day for the annual event out at the Josephine County Fairgrounds.  It is the 29th year for the show, and officials say the turnout this year the turnout has been good. Seventeen vendors from throughout Oregon and neighboring states had booths set up and were selling some of their precious minerals.

“Stones aren’t just black and gray… they come in a rainbow of colors, and that’s what you can expect… there’s stones here from Africa… from Australia… there’s all kinds of stuff,” said Linda Pullen, Gem and Geology Show chairperson.

Funds raised through the show go back to the Rogue Gem and Geology Club.

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  1. American Geode says:

    Congratulations on successful show! Hope next year doubles or triples in attendance!

    Your friends from American Geode.

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