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34th Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show

Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association 2014
34th Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show
October 10, 11, & 12, 2014

Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show Rick Beehler of the Mt Hood Rock Club helps visitorsSilent Auction – Demonstrations & Exhibits – Dealers from all Regions

Hard to find rock, gem, mineral, jewelry, and lapidary tools, materials, and products

This year features leading authors displaying, selling, and signing their books

  • 40+ Dealers
  • Fossils, Minerals, Rocks
  • Jewelry, Beads, Faceted Gems
  • 100+ Exhibits
  • Interactive Demonstrations
  • Educational Programs
  • Specimens
  • Lapidary Supplies
  • Beads, Wire Wrap Demos
  • Kids Games
  • Door Prizes
  • Special Speaker Presentations
  • Book authors and signings – meet the authors
  • …and much more!!

Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show Mike Medvec of the Oregon Agate club greets visitors

Meet the Authors and Book Signings

The Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show is pleased to announce a special feature new to the show this year. A number of popular authors specializing in publishing books about geology and earth science that will be available to sign books and give daily presentations. Stop by and introduce yourself. These authors will be available to answer questions and share information. Attend the author’s presentations on October 10, 11, & 12.

Author books for the Meet the Author special events at the Portland Gem and Mineral Show.

Authors include:

  • William N. Orr/Elizabeth L. Orr – Oregon Fossils, Geology of Oregon, and other books.
  • Garret Romaine – Gem Trails of Oregon, Gem Trails of Washington, Rockhounding Idaho, and other books
  • John Marshall – The “Other” Lake Superior Agate Agates
  • Tom T.H.Bohmker – Gold Panner’s Guide to the Oregon Cascades, Gold Panner’s Guide to Washington State, and other books
  • Lars W. Johnson – Rockhounding Oregon: A Guide to the State’s Best Rockhounding Sites
  • Tim Fisher – Oregon Rock on DVD
  • Patti Polk – Collecting Agates and Jasper