Heliodor, Roebling Mine The Lapidary Center

The lapidary center address is:

Barnes Nature Center
175 Shrub Rd
Bristol, CT 06010

The Meriden and Bristol mineral clubs jointly maintain a lapidary center for club members. After receiving basic safety training at the center, you can use its facilities to:

  • open geodes or cut rock slabs using our trim saws
  • polish cabachons for jewelry from your rock slabs
  • make carvings using our flexible shaft drill

(Please note that the lapidary center is a learning center for non-commercial use.)

The lapidary center is scheduled to be open from
10 am to 2 pm on the days in GREEN.

You must sign up at least TWO DAYS in advance to use the lap center. You can sign up by clicking on any future day in GREEN (i.e. you cannot sign up today to use the lap center today).

The lap center is CLOSED today.

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  - center is not open (yet)


Thursday, February 22nd: Frank R.
Friday, February 23rd: Frank R.
Monday, February 26th: Frank R.
Tuesday, February 27th: Fred S.
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Thursday, March 28th: Fred S.

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