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Geological society raises $3,000 for scholarships

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By Kirsten Laskey

The interior of the Masonic Temple glittered and shone with rocks polished and displayed to show their finery Dec. 1-2. The Los Alamos Geological Society revealed a few natural treasures during the annual Earth Treasure Show.While admission was free, people could purchase items from a silent auction or try their luck at the Wheel of Fortune–spinning a wheel to win a prize. Additionally, geodes were for sale.The proceeds from both activities went toward scholarships for New Mexico university students participating in the New Mexico Geology Society Fall Field Conference. The Los Alamos society raised $3,000.Eric Neilson, treasurer for the geological society, said Thursday the amount raised was more than in previous years. In fact, he said, records had been set in the silent auction and geodes sales.Neilson credited good attendance, the number of nice specimens brought in from the New Mexico Mineral Museum in Socorro and the donation given by Challis Thiessen, who was a long-time member of the geological society.During the show, geological society member Barbara Carlos commented on the turnout.


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