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The Mineralogical Society of Southern California

proudly presents the 53rd annual Pacific Micromount Conference

January 26 & 27, 2018

at a new location:

The Fallbrook Mineral Museum

123 W. Alvarado St., Fallbrook, CA

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

3:00-6:00 PM On-site Registration, greeting friends, setting up scopes, $1 sales table opens

6:00-7:00  Dinner (on your own) – Several cafes and a great Mexican restaurant within a few blocks of the museum

7:00-8:00 PM Evening Presentation by Herwig Pelckmans (from Belgium) – “MEET AN IMPORTANT UNKNOWN MINERALOGIST”

8:00-9:00 PM – Contributed Talks & Mineral Photos

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27

8:00-9:00 AM  Doors open, on-site Registration, filling give-away & sales tables

10:00  Welcome, Special Announcements & Morning speaker introduction

10:15-11:30 – Morning Presentation by Joe Marty (Salt Lake City, UT) – “NEW MINERAL FINDS IN EASTERN UTAH & WESTERN COLORADO”

Noon – Lunch (on your own)

1:30 PM – VERBAL AUCTION of donated specimens

3:00 PM – SILENT AUCTION of donated specimens, mineralogical books/magazines, maps, etc. closes

3:15-4:30 PM – Afternoon Presentation by Paul Adams (Redondo Beach, CA) – “MINERAL COLLECTING IN MINERAL COUNTY, NEVADA”

4:30-6:00  Microscope time, scouting the give-away & sales tables

6:00-7:00  Dinner (pizza from Costco Temecula) – served at the Museum (No cost)

7:00 PM – Contributed talks & Mineral Photos

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

Field Trip – site to be determined (no additional cost)

 Now is a very good time to make your advance registration for the 2018 Pacific Micromount Conference.  Conference registration fee is $15 before the conference & $20 at the door.  Continue below for a Registration Form, driving directions & list of accommodations within 10 miles of the museum.  Please provide the names & current city of residence of all in your party when registering.  We like to have a personalized name-tag waiting for everyone in attendance.  And please bring a couple of nice micromineral specimens for the verbal auction and any unwanted mineralogical books, magazine, photo equipment or larger mineral specimens for the silent auction table.  Hope to see you there.

NEW LOCATION

Fallbrook Mineral Museum, 123 W. Alvarado St., Fallbrook, CA 92028  (760) 728-1130

Directions from L.A. / San Bernardino / Pasadena areas (~95 miles):

Take the I-210 E toward San Bernardino for 18.5 miles

Take Exit 45 for CA-57 South toward Santa Ana for 4 miles

Take Exit 22C for CA-71 South toward Corona for 16.7 miles

Exit left onto CA-91 East toward Riverside for 4.7 miles

Exit left onto I-15 South for 45.8 miles

Take Exit 51 toward Mission Rd. for 0.3 mile

Turn right onto Old Hwy. 395 for 177 feet, then quick right onto E. Mission Rd. for 4.4 miles

Turn left onto N. Brandon Rd. for 0.2 mile

Turn right onto E. Alvarado St. & proceed for 0.4 mile.  Destination is on your right.

 

NEARBY ACCOMMODATIONS

 Motels listed in order of proximity to the Fallbrook Museum:

Name --- number of stars
Miles to Fallbrook City Center --- Rating/10 --- Price as low as ___
Address
Phone
Ramada Temecula Old Town **
9.3 miles --- 7.6 --- $78
28980 Old Town Front St., Temecula
(951) 676-8770
Fallbrook Country Inn **
1.0 miles --- 6.7 ---$49
1425 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook
(760) 728-1114
Pechanga Resort & Casino **
9.4 miles --- 8.3 --- $199
45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula
(951) 693-1819
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fallbrook **
1.1 miles --- 7.5 --- $49
1608 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook
(760) 723-1127
Roadway Inn Temecula **
9.6 miles --- 6.3 --- $70
28718 Old Town Front St., Temecula
(951) 676-4833
Roadway Inn Fallbrook **
1.2 miles --- 6.8 ---$39
1634 S. Mission Rd., Fallbrook
(760) 728-6174
Motel 6 Temecula *
9.8 miles --- 6.8 ---$60
41900 Moreno Rd., Temecula
(951) 676-7199
Pala Mesa Resort ***
4.7 miles --- 7.2 --- $99
2001 Old Hwy. 395, Fallbrook
(760) 728-5881
Rancho California Inn **
9.8 miles --- 7.4 --- $70
41873 Moreno Rd., Temecula
(951) 676-5700
Quality Inn Fallbrook I-15 **
5.3 miles --- 6.2 --- $60
3135 Old Hwy. 395, Fallbrook
(760) 723-2888
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Temecula Valley Wine Country ***
9.9 miles --- 8.5 --- $104
28220 Jefferson Ave., Temecula
(951) 699-4477
Temecula Creek Inn ***
8.8 miles --- 7.9 --- $199
44501 Rainbow C
Tuscany Hills Retreat ***
9.9 miles --- 7.2 --- $99
29850 Circle R Way, Escondido
(760) 749-1290
Hampton Inn & Suites Temecula **
9.9 miles --- 8.8 - $119
28190 Jefferson Ave.
(951) 506-2331

 Advance Registration Form 

PACIFIC MICROMOUNT CONFERENCE

January 26-27, 2018 (Field trip on Sunday, Jan. 28)

 

Registration $15.00 per person by mail, $20 at the door

 

No. of people _____                                             Amount _____

 

Names – City of Residence

                         _____________________________________________

                         _____________________________________________

                        _____________________________________________

                         _____________________________________________

 

Friday dinner & Saturday Lunch are on your own this year – a few cafes and a great Mexican restaurant within walking distance of the museum

Saturday Night – pizza from Costco Temecula – no additional charge

If interested, please choose:  Cheese (___) Pepperoni (___)  or  Combo – pepperoni, bell peppers, onions, olives, sausage, mushrooms  (_ __)  _______

 

Field Trip on Sunday (no charge)

Are you interested in attending the field trip?    Yes ___    No ___

Number of participants in your party ____

There will be a sign-up list for the field trip at the registration desk; please include a cell # for ease of contact with your party before & during the field trip

Send Payment to:

Al Wilkins, PMC Chair

23202 Via Celeste

Coto de Caza, CA 92679-3919

 Make checks payable to MSSC

 

I plan on presenting a short contributed talk  _____

The topic will be ___________________________________________

Approximate length of talk in minutes ________

Format [flash drive (preferred), DVD, slides, etc.)  _______________