Resources for Clubs

Feel free to download these resources you can use in your club meetings, newsletters, and events. They are offered free of charge, but please remember they are the property of Bonanza Opal Mines, Inc., or we have the permission of the content owner to share them. So please do not modify the content. You are welcome to reformat text for your newsletter, but please do not change what is written. Contributed articles may be owned by the author; we ask you attribute content to the author listed in the text. Thank you.

Bonanza Opal Mine Presentation  (87 MB)
Self-running PowerPoint presentation with narration. Just open the file, and it will start automatically. About halfway through, it will stop on a page with a link to a YouTube video. Please click the link to watch the YouTube video, then click the presentation screen to continue the program.

Bonanza Opal Mine Presentation on YouTube
Video version of our presentation above.    

Cutting Virgin Valley Opal article by Don Skillman
This is the same article on our web site, now available for your club to use in its newsletter with permission by the author Don Skillman. You must include Mr. Skillman's byline. There are two formats available:
Word 2010 format.   Open Document format.

Gemology Courses by Other Providers
Check this post if you are interested in learning more about gemology.