2011 Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

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Along with Sunset Fossils and Minerals, WVGES is a co-sponsor of the annual Cheat Lake Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show. The show is held every fall at the WVGES facilities located on Cheat Lake outside of Morgantown, West Virginia. Local and regional vendors make available a variety of interesting and educational materials and geologic wonders (see treasures from previous shows). The next show is scheduled for September 17 and 18, 2011.

Twentieth Annual Cheat Lake
Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Morgantown, West Virginia
West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey
Research Center at Mont Chateau
Mont Chateau Road, Cheat Lake
Exit 10 off Interstate 68, east of Morgantown, West Virginia

Saturday, September 17, 2011 (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
Sunday, September 18, 2011 (11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Sponsored by:
Sunset Fossils & Minerals
Phone: 304-594-1036
West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey
Phone: 304-594-2331

Displays, geode cutting, and exciting shopping opportunities. Fun for all ages. Free admission and parking. The WVU Student Chapter of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) will be on hand with an informal display and free mineral samples. Children under 12 receive a free rock or fossil specimen when accompanied by an adult.


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NOTE: The interchange at I-68 Exit 10 has been completely redone! The new and complete Mon-Fayette Expressway (WV 43) now forms a junction with I-68.
The OpenStreetMap project has the latest view of the new interchange.

From Exit 10 on I-68:

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