2016 MGMC Competition Schedule

Mineral Competitions - Open: 2 specimens, Novice: 1 specimen, Junior: 1 specimen, and Micromounts: 2 specimens. Fossil, Novelty and Fieldtrip Competitions: 1 article or specimen unless stated otherwise.Native Elements: Gold, Copper, Silver, Bismuth, and Sulphur. Calcite Group: Calcite, Magnesite, Rhodocrosite, Siderite, and Smithsonite.NOTE: The annual competition program concludes with the September competition each year, and the results of the November competition are subsequently carried forward and added to the following year's competition tally.2016 MGMC Competition Schedule

Month

Mineral

Micromount

Fossil

Novelty

Metal Detecting

Jan

Quartz

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Old Postcard

Brass Object

Feb

Overseas

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Animal Ornament

Dog Reg Disc 2++

Mar

South Australian

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Old Picture

Badge, Medal, or Pin

Apr

Sulphide

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Unusual Hat

Collection 2++ pennies

May

Green Mineral

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Fancy Plate

Oldest Find

Jun

Crystal & Craft Fair best buy

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Sphere or Egg Natural Material

Metal Detecting Competition Find

Jul

Calcite

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Old Book

Item of Jewellery

Aug

Native Copper

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Model Toy

Article Found on Club Trip

Sep

Single Crystal Any Mineral

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Polished Slab

3 Coins; not pennies or half pennies

Oct

NO COMPETITION a/c AGM

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Nov

2 Distinct Minerals on a Specimen

As Mineral

Any Fossil

Old or Decorative Pocket Knife

Gold or Silver Item

Dec

NO COMPETITION a/c X-Mas

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