“Ventura Rocks the Nation,” the national rock/gem show of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies, will run the weekend of June 9 to 11 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri. and Sat., June 9 and 10, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., June 11.
The sponsor is the Ventura Gem and Mineral Society.
One of the featured displays is a gold specimen discovered by a girl in Placer County in 1871. The California Golden Bear nugget ...