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Minerals 101 & Geology Hike w/ The Georgia Mineral Society

Jul 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am


Explore the fascinating world of minerals in this interactive workshop and hike! 

  • Indoor Presentation (9:00 AM – 9:40 AM): Begin your journey with a 40-minute indoor session where knowledgeable experts will introduce you to the basics of mineralogy and common geological features. 
  • Geology Hike (9:40 AM – 11:30 AM): After the presentation, we’ll embark on a 1.5-hour hike to observe the recent exfoliation event at Arabia Mountain. Witness firsthand the natural processes that reveal the mountain’s unique geology and gain a deeper appreciation for the forces at work.

How to Prepare:

  • IT WILL BE HOT! Please dress and prepare with that in mind. Hats and sunscreen recommended. Wear comfortable hiking clothing and sturdy hiking shoes. Light-colored, breathable fabrics are recommended to keep cool in the sun.
  • Bring a water bottle, we have fountains on site for refills. 
  • You are encouraged to bring a light snack as well.
  • If you have any health concerns or conditions that might affect your ability to participate, please inform us prior to the event. In most cases we can accommodate you. 

For questions, contact the Nature Center at (770) 484-3060.

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