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This section is provided for clubs and organizations related to gold mining in the United States. Rockhound: lapidary, mineralogy, micromineralogy, geology, gem, faceters, and earth science.
Link index below uses US Postal standard abbreviations (California > CA, Idaho > ID, etc.).
Bergen County Mineralogy & Paleontology Society, Inc.
15 Fahrner St.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621 USA
Meetings: 1st Sunday (Sept.-June), 7:30 pm, Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood.
Cape Atlantic Rockhounds, Inc.
Pamona, NJ 08240 USA
Primary contact: Pres. Bill Bowman Ph# 856-692-8670
Second contact: V.P. Rev. H. Stoddard Ph# 207-232-5443
Web Info: capeatlanticrockhoundsclub.WebStarts.com
Meeting place: Clubhouse-2653 Cologne Ave. Cologne, NJ between Rt.322 & Rt.30, Sr.614
Meeting time: 1st. Thur. each month -7:30pm at the clubhouse.
Club for collecting geology ed. Mineral cutting & jewelry making club opn to all ages & family members.
Two Shows at Clubhouse: May 20-21 & Sept. 16-17 2017
Clifton Mineral & Lapidary Society
35 Lewis Place
Totowa, NJ 07512-2647
Meetings: 2nd Friday, 7:00 pm, Clifton Public Library, 292 Piaget Ave., Clifton.
Delaware Valley Earth Science Society, Inc.
1045 N. Maple Ave.
Maple Shade, NJ 08052 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Evergreen Elementary School, Woodbury.
Franklin Mineral Museum
Franklin, NJ 07416-0054 USA
Meetings: 3rd Friday (April-Nov.), 7:30 pm, Franklin Museum, Evans St.
Franklin- Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Inc.
Franklin, NJ 07416-0146 USA
Meetings: 3rd Saturday, 1:30 pm, Franklin Mineral Museum, Evans St.
Mineralogical & Lapidary Society of the Raritan Valley
55 Balsa. Ct.
Belle Meade, NJ 08502 USA
Meetings: 4th Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Somerset County Library, Bridewaterter.
Monmouth Mineral & Gem Society, Inc.
PO Drawer J
Manasquan, NJ 08736-0640 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday (Sept.June), 7:30 pm, Shore Regional High School, Rte. 36, W. Long Branch.
Newark Mineralogical Society, Inc.
54 Newmam Ave.
Verona, NJ 07044 USA
Meetings: 1st Sunday (Oct-May), 1:30 pm, Bloomfield Civic Center.
New Jersey Lapidary Society, Inc.
Clark, NJ 07066 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 8:00 pm, The Polish Cultural Foundation, 177 Broadway.
New Jersey Mineralogical Society, Inc.
1210 S. "10th" St.
N. Plainfield, NJ 07080 USA
Meetings: 1st Tuesday (September-May), 8:00 pm, United Jersey Bank, 336 Park Ave., Scotch Plains.
North Jersey Mineralogical Society, Inc.
18-04 Hillery St.
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday (Jan.-June; Sept.-Nov.), 7:00 pm, Community Church of GIen Rock, 354 Park Rd., Glen Rock.
Philadelphia Mineralogical Society
PO Box 626
Medfor, NJ 08055 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday (Sept.-June), 7:30 pm, Schuylkill Ctr. for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd., Philadelphia.
Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County
50 Windwood Rd.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday, 8:00 pm, Northminster, Presbyterian Church, Fairless Hills.
Trailside Mineral Club
160 Mountain Ave.
Warren, NJ 07059-5136 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 8:00 pm, Union Village United Methodist Church.
Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 13718
Albuquerque, NM 87192 USA
Meetings: 4th Monday, 7:30 pm , Heights Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
PO Box 815
Roswell, NM 88202 USA
Carol Syska (President)
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm, Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri.
Federation: Rocky Mountain Federation
Clovis Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
1587 Hwy. 60-84
Clovis, NM 88101 USA
Meetings: Last Monday, 7:00 pm, 1587, Highway, 60-84.
Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 1555
Silver City, NM 88062-1555 USA
Contact: B. J. Burch President
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm, Silver City, Senior Citizens Center.
Lea Lap Rock & Mineral Club
PO Box 1065
Hobbs, NM 88241 USA
R.W. Norris (President)
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm, Western Sizzlin.
Los Alamos Geological Society
PO Box 762
Los Alamos, NM 87544-0762 USA
Shari Kelly (President)
Contact: Earl Hoffman
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
New Mexico Faceters Guild, The
6800 Luella Anne NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, NM Museum of Natural History.
Rio Rancho Rockhounds
309 San Juan Rio
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Meadow Senior Center, 4330 Meadowlark Ln.
Road Runner Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
PO Box 1023
Carlsbad, NM 88220 USA
Contact: Jack Hurber
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:00 pm, Mesa St. Senior Citizens Center, 11112 N. Mesa St. (behind Denny's).
Rockamania Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
208 E. Motel Dr. / PO Box 386
Lordsburg, NM 88045 USA
Meeting.: 3rd Sunday of February
San Juan County Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 1482
Farmington, NM 87499-1482 USA
Meeting,: 4th Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Farmington Civic Center.
Sierra Rock Club
206 Fur St.
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:30 pm, DAV Chapter #11 Hall
Tularosa Basin Rock Hounds
2300 23rd st.(1st Christian Church)
Alamogordo, NM (meeting place only)
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each @7pm (no meetings in summer --June, July, Aug. due to heat and vacations, "except Annual Picnic in June.")
Brooklyn Mineralogical Society, Inc.
2358 E. "24th" St.
Brooklyn, NY 11229 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Kingsborough Community College, Room U-218, Manhattan Beach.
Buffalo Geological Society
1020 Humboldt Pkwy.
Buffalo, NY 14211-1293 USA
Meetings: 1st Friday, 8:00 pm, Parkside Luthern Church, Wallace St.
Capital District Mineral Club
PO Box 12814
Albany, NY 12212-2814 USA
Contact: Bruce Murray
Meetings: 1st Thursday (except July & August), 7:00 pm, New York State Museum, Museum Room B, Empire State Plaza Madision Ave.
Empire Geology Club
PO Box 55A, HC 87
Treadwell, NY 13846 USA
Meetings: As Announced.
Fulton County Mineral Club
Glovesville, New York USA
Contact: Arthur R. Wright
Meetings: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Gloversville Free Library, 58 E. Fulton St.
Gem and Mineral Society of Syracuse, Inc.
PO Box 801
Syracuse, NY 13201 USA
Contact: Jim Meier
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 7:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church, Pariah House, 620 W. Genesse St.
Gem Polishers Guild
PO Box 361
Big Flats, NY 14814-0361 USA
Meetings: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Horseheads Library, S. Main St., Horseheads.
Island Rockhounds, Inc.
PO Box 521
N. Bellmore, NY 11710 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 8:00 pm, Bellmore Memorial Library, 228 Bedford Ave.
Jefferson County Rock & Mineral Club
PO Box 711
Brownville, NY 13615 USA
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 7:00 pm, St. Paul's Pariah Hall.
Lakeshore Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
4985 Ridge Rd. Box, 263
E. Williamson, NY 14449-0263 USA
Meetings: 3rd Sunday, 2:00 pm, Howard Bacon's Home.
Long Island Mineral & Geological Society, Inc.
PO Box 320
Mattituck, NY 11952 USA
Contact: Cliff Campbell
Meetings: 3rd Saturday, Jamesport Community Center, Jamesport.
Nassau Mineral Club, Inc.
P. O. Box 99
Greenvale, New York 11548-0099 USA
Contact: Eva J. Kokoris, President
Ph: 1-516-933-8731 or 1-516-707-9926
Meetings: Meetings: General meeting first Saturday of each month at 12:30 p.m.; weekly lapidary worksessions 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays at the Garvies Point Museum, Glen Cove, NY. Directions to museum: 1-516-571-8010.
New York Mineralogical Club
PO Box 77 - Planetarium Station
New York, NY 10024-0077 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 6:00 - 10:00 pm at the Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan (September thru June).
The New York Mineralogical Club is one of the oldest organizations in the nation devoted to the study and appreciation of gems and minerals.
New York Southern Tier Geology Club, Inc.
PO Box 287
Johnson City, NY 13790 USA
Meetings; 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Johnson City Senior Center.
Orange County Mineral Society
P.O. Box 107
Circleville, NY 10919 USA
Meetings: 3rd Friday of each month at 6:30 pm, Gander Mountain Lodge Room, In the Gander Mountain Store on Rt. 211 (Middletown, NY 10941).
Mid Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 3636
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 USA
Contact: Carolyn Reynard
Meetings: 3rd Friday (Juniors @ 6:45 pm / Program @ 7:30 pm), Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 67 S. Randolph Ave. Poughkeepsie.
Federation: EFMLS and AFMS
Queens Mineral Society, Inc.
39 Alexine Ave.
E. Rockaway, NY 11518 USA
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 8:00 pm, Queen, College, Geology Dept., Rm. 135D, New Science Bldg., Flushing.
Rochester Academy of Science Mineral Section
27 Hatchings Rd.
Rochester, NY 14624 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Asbury First United Methodist Church.
Rochester Lapidary Society, Inc.
105 Rockhill Rd.
Rochester, NY 14618 USA
Meetings: 1st Thursday, 7:00 pm, Rochester School for the Deaf, 1545 St. Paul St.
Rockland County Mineral & Gem Society, Inc.
300 Broadway Ave.
Valley Cottage, NY 10989 USA
Meetings.: 4th Friday, 7:30 pm, Nanuet Mall, Nanuet.
Saint Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club
118 E. Barney St.
Gouveneur, NY 13642 USA
Meetings: 1st Thursday, 6:30 pm, Canton Free Library, Canton.
Staten Island Geological Society, Inc.
157 Hillcrest St.
Staten Island, NY 10308 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday (Sept.-June), 7:30 pm, Father Hick Center, Saint Clairs School, Great Kills.
Suffolk Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
PO Box 302
Bohemia, NY 11716-0302 USA
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 7:30 pm, Bay Shore-Brightwater Public Library.
Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
189 Aldrich Rd.
Fairport, NY 14450 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday, 7:00 pm, Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark.
Cape Fear Mineral & Gem Society
PO Box 953
Gastonia, NC 28054 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Cliffdale Branch Library, Cliffdale Rd., Fayetteville.
Carolina Faceters Club
PO Box 953
Gastonia, NC 28054 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Schiele Museum of Natural History, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
PO Box 2521
Hickory, NC 28603-2521 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Holy Tinity Lutheran Church, 547 "6th" St. NW.
Catawba Valley Junior Rockhounds
PO Box 2521
Hickory, NC 28603-2521 USA
Meetings: 1st Saturday (Feb., May, Aug. & Nov.), 10:00 am, Bolick's, 1361 "21st" Ave. NE.
Central North Carolina Mineral Club
1435 Bluff Trail
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 USA
Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Chapel Hill Senior Center, 400 S. Elliott Rd.
Charlotte Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 10233
Charlotte, NC 28212 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm, Charlotte Nature Museum, 1658 Sterling Rd.
Chatham County Rock, Gem and Mineral Club
P.O. Box 14
Pittsboro, NC 27312 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm, usually Pittsboro Memorial Library in downtown Pittsboro.
Federation: South Eastern
Clay County Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 313
Hayesville, NC 28904 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 1:30 pm, Clay County Senior Center.
Forsyth Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
PO Box 21414
Winston-Salem, NC 27120 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm, Vulcan Materials Company.
Gaston County Gem & Mineral Club
c/o Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28053 USA
Meetings: 4th Thursday, 7:30 pm, Schiele Museum of Natural History, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC, Inc.
25 Phillips St.
Franklin, NC 28734-3029 USA
Contact: Amy J. Ramer (President)
Meetings: Last Thursday of Month, 7:30 pm, Macon County Community Facilities Building, US hwy 441 South.
Federations: SFMS, AFMS
Graham County Mineralogical Society
PO Box 1603
Robbinsville, NC 28771 USA
Greensboro Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
P. O. Box 13087
Greensboro, NC 27415-3087 USA
Questions or Comments:
Contact: Joe Maguire (President)
Meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the first Monday of each month (except holidays).Located at New Garden Friends Meeting Fellowship Hall, 801 New Garden Road (across from Guilford College), Greensboro.
Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 6391
Hendersonville, NC 28793 USA
Meetings: 3rd Friday (except Dec.), 7:30 pm, Salvation Army, 239 "3rd" Ave.
High Point Gem and Mineral Club
c/o Arthur Oates
305 Gregg St.
High Point, NC 27263 USA
Contact: Arthur (Bud) Oates
Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Archdale United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall, Corner of Hwy 311 & Petty St. in Archdale.
Lexington Lapidary Club
509 Burgin Dr.
Lexington, NC 27292 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday 7:30 pm, 3017 Happy Hill Rd.
North Carolina Rock & Mineral Society
PO Box 303
Rutherford College, NC 28671 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm, City Hall.
Piedmont Gemcutters Guild
401 Mayflower Dr.
Greensboro, NC 27403 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Geo Gems, 1003 Battleground Dr.
Rocking Gem & Mineral Club
2523 S. Lafayette St.
Shelby, NC 28152 USA
Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Chamber of Commerce Bldg.
Rockingham County Mineral Club
170 Apache Trail
Reidsville, NC 27320 USA
Meetings: 1st Tuesday (except July), 7:00 pm, Penn House Civic Center, (carriage house) 324 Maple Ave. (enter from Irvin street).
Southern Appalachian Mineral Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 15461
Asheville, NC 28813 USA
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:00 pm, Murphy-Oakley Community Center, 749 Fairview Rd.
Federation: AFMS, SFMS
Tarheel Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
114 Lattimore Lane
Raleigh, NC 27713 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Powell Drive Community Center.
Western Piedmont Mineral & Gem Society
PO Box 1098
Conover, NC 28613 USA
Meetings: 3rd Friday, 7:00 pm, Conover Municipal Bldg.
Central Dakota Gem & Mineral Society
c/o Ray Oliger
516 N. "20th" St.
Bismarck, ND 58501 USA
Meetings: 1st Sunday, 2:00 pm November-March & 7:00 pm April-October, Masonic Center, 1810 Schafer St.
Federations: Rocky Mountain Federation and American Federation
Lake Agassiz Rock Club
1901 "11th" Ave. S.
Fargo, ND 58103 USA
Meetings: lst Wednesday (Sept.-June), 7:30 pm, NDSU Campus, Stevens Hall, Rm. 136.
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