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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.).
Alpena Earth Science Society
400 Long Rapids Rd.
Alpena, MI 49707 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday (Except Aug.), 7:30 pm, Birchwood Meadow Apts., 2550 Grant.
Bay De Noc Gem & Mineral Club
613 "18th" St.
Escanaba, MI 49824 USA
Meetings: 2nd Monday (Sept.-May), 7:00 pm, Escanaba Senior High School.
Blossomland Gem & Mineral Society
3162 E. Napier Ave.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 USA
Meetings: 3rd Sunday (Sept.-June), 2:30 pm, St. Joseph, Lincoln Twp., Senior Center.
Blue Water Lapidary Society
PO Box 78
North Street, MI 48049 USA
Contact: Catherine or Sandy
Catherine: Ph: 1-810-987-9577
Sandy: Ph: 1-810-765-5746
Meetings: 1st Thursday of every month except July & August.
6:00 P.M. Workshops & 7:30 P.M. Meetings held at Port Huron Museum of Arts & History 1115 Sixth St. Port Huron, MI 48060
Federation: Midwest Federation
Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society
1407 Costs Grove
Hastings, MI 49058 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm, North School, 333 E. Miller Rd., Lansing.
Copper County Rock & Mineral Club
Dept. of Physics, MTU
Houghton, MI 49931 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (except July & Dec. dinners), 7:00 pm, Michigan Tech, Seaman Mineral Museum.
Flint Rock & Gem Club
2120 Christner St.
Burton, MI 48519-1004 USA
Contact: Diana Dady (News Letter Editor)
Meetings: 3rd Thursday (Sept-May except Nov.), 7:00 pm, Clio Art Center, Clio, Michigan.
Federation: Midwest Federation, American Federation of Mineralogical Society
Flint Rock & Gem Club
1027 Markham St.
Flint, MI 48507 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday (Sept.-May), 7:00 pm, International Institute, 515 Stevens.
Huron Hills Lapidary & Mineral Society
227 Barton Shore Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 USA
Meetings: 7:30 pm (Sept.-June), West Side United Methodist Church, 700 S. "7th."
Grand Traverse Area Rock & Mineral Club
P.O. Box #407
Northport, MI 49670 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Traverse City Senior Center, 801 E. Front St., Traverse City.
Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club
Hudsonville, MI 49426
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (except June-Aug. picnics), 7:30 pm, Sunset Park Church, 3450 Michael Ave., Wyoming.
Ishpeming Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.
P.O. Box #102
Ishpeming, MI 49849 USA
Meetings: Marquette Township Hall.
Jack Pine Rock & Gem Club
1260 Hughes Lake Rd.
Ross City, MI 48654 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (Apr.-Dec.), 7:00 pm, Hale Senior Center, Hale.
Kalamazoo Geological Society (KGMS)
Meetings:1st Tues of the month, except January, July & August. time: 6:30 pm Social Hour, then meeting @ Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI..
Annual Show held always the weekend before Mother's Day @ Kalamazoo Expo Center at the Kalamazoo Fairgrounds 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI.
Livingston Gem & Mineral Society
Northville, MI 48167 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Crouse Bldg., Hartland.
Michigan Gem & Mineral Society
447 Napoleon Rd.
Michigan Center, MI USA
Meetings: Clubhouse, 447 Naplean Rd.
Michigan Geology & Gem Carver Society
12062 Peninsula Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49686 USA
Meetings: 4 meetings yearly, times Varies.
Michigan Lapidary Society
7273 Wing Lake Rd.
Birmingham, Michigan USA
Contact: Doug White
Detroit, MI 48239 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 6:30 pm.
Michigan's Midwest Federation Rock Clubs Pages
Michigan has 25 Clubs and over 1,000 Club Members. Our purpose: To promote interest and education in geology, mineralogy, paleontology, archaeology, lapidary. To connect clubs/club members and anyone else with the same interests.
Michigan Mineralogical Society
13629 Breezy Dr.
Sterling Hgts., MI 48313-2808 USA
Meetings: 2nd Monday (Sept.-May), 8:00 pm, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Center Line.
Mid-Michigan Gem Craft & Mineral Society
1516 Sixth St.
Bay City, MI 48708 USA
Meetings: 1st Thursday (Sept.-May), 7:00 pm, Chippewa Nature Center, 400 Badour Rd., Midland.
Midwest Faceters Guild
2589 N. Hughes Rd.
Howell, MI 48843-9749 USA
Meetings: By announcement.
Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society of Dearborn
P.O. Box #368
Dearborn, MI 48121 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (Sept.-June), 7:30 pm, Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee, Taylor.
Mikenauk Rock and Gem Club
Roscommon, MI 48653 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm, Roscommon Community Center.
Federation: Midwest Federation, American Federation
Mt. Clemens Gem & Lapidary Society
44314 Macomb Industrial Drive
Clinton Township, MI USA
Contact: Sandy Chownyk (editor of newsletter)
Meetings: First Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm at Clubhouse
44314 Macomb Industrial Drive, Clinton Township.
Clubhouse telephone: 1-586-468-2939
Federation: Midwest Federation and American Federation
Muskegon Rock & Mineral Association
Muskegon, MI 49445 USA
Meetings: 4th Monday (Except Dec.), 7:30 pm, McGraft Park Community Bldg.
Oakland County Earth Science Club
5640 Williams Lake Rd.
Waterford, MI 48329 USA
Meetings: 1st Wednesday (Sept.-May), 7:30 pm, CAI Bldg.
c/o John Boyer
27540 Barkley St.
Livonia, MI 48154 USA
Contact: John Boyer (Vice President)
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday (Sep-June), 7:30 pm, Nativity United Church of Christ,9435 Henry Ruff Rd.
Federation: Midwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Rock Exchange Club
Garden City, MI 48135 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday (Sept.-May), 7:30 pm, Henry Ruff School.
State Line Gem and Mineral Society
% Doris Brzezicki, Treasurer
419 N Broad St
Adrian, MI 49221 USA
Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday, 2:00 p.m., Morenci Train Depot, 325 W. Main, Morenci, MI.
Stonehead Lapidary & Mineral Club
P.O. Box #416
White Pine, MI 49971 USA
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm, White Pine Town Hall.
Tir-Country Rock & Mineral Society
1724 E. Salzburg Rd.
Bay City, MI 48706-9781 USA
Meetings: 2nd Saturday (March-Dec.), 12:00 pm, Stacy's Restaurant.
Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 2082
Holland, MI 49422-2082 USA
Meetings: 4th Wednesday (Sept.-June), 7:00 pm, Holland Civic Center.
Annual Show: 2nd week of September - Holland Civic Center.
Wonderland Rock Club
10330 Kendaville Rd.
Vestaburg, MI 48891 USA
Meetings: 4th Wednesday, 7pm Howard Miller Comm. Center, 14 S. Church Street, Zeeland, MI 49464.
Anoka County Gem & Mineral Club
Anoka, MN USA
Meetings: 1st Friday (Sept - May) 7:30pm Olsen Studios, 1528 Marshall St. NE, Minneapolis, MN
Austin Gem & Mineral Society
Rt. 1, Box 235
Spring Valley, MN 55975 USA
Meetings: 4th Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Salvation Army Community Center, Austin.
Carlton County Gem & Mineral Club
113 Ave. C
Cloquet, MN 55720 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday (Sept.-June), 7:30 pm, Alternating between Civic Centers in Carlton and Moose Lake.
Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society
Rd. 1, Box 70
Aitkin, MN 56431 USA
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:00 pm, Crosby Community Center, Crosby
Itasca Rock & Mineral Club
Grand Rapids, Minnesota USA
Meetings: 1st Wednesday (except July), 8:00 pm, Grand Rapids Public Library.
Little Crow Lapidary & Mineral Club
1412 Monongalia Ave. SW
Willmar, MN 56201 USA
Meetings: 1st Monday (Apr.-Oct.), 7:00 pm, Willmar Jr. High School, Room 102.
Minnesota Mineral Club
PO Box 580706
Minneapolis, MN 55458-0706 USA
Meetings: Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month at 7:00 pm, except June, July and August during which time no club meetings are held at the Falcon Heights City Hall which is located at 2077 Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights.
Federation: Midwest Federation, Minnesota Mineral Club & AFMS.
Minnesota Valley Gem & Mineral Club
Elysia, MN 56028 USA
Meetings: Last Thursday (Feb.-May, Sept.-Nov.), 7:30 pm, South Central Technical College.
St. Croix Rockhounds
28685 Johnson Lane
Chisago Lakes, MN 55013 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (Sept.-May), 7:15 pm, Stone Bridge School, Stillwater.
Steele County Gem & Mineral Club
2565 NE "3rd" Ave.
Owatonna, MN 55060 USA
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 7:00 pm, Associate Church, Havana Rd.
Harrison County Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box #3028
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520-3028 USA
Contact: Margaret Johnston or Jessie Sisk
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm, The Herbert Wilson Recreation Center, Gulfport.
Mississippi Gem & Mineral Society
176 Tazan Avenue
Florence, MS 39073 USA
Meetings: 4th Friday, 7:30 pm, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science,111 N. Jefferson St. Fieldtrips are held the following day, on the Saturday following the 4th Friday of the month.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
4012 Pascagoula St.
Pascagoula, MS 39567 USA
Meetings: 2nd Sunday, 2:30 pm,Ocean Springs Library, 526 Dewey Ave., Ocean Springs.
Pearl River Rock Club
123 W. Lakeshore Dr.
Carriere, MS 39426 USA
Meetings: 4th Saturday, 2:00 pm, Crosby Library, Picayune.
Blue Ridge Gem & Mineral Society
7710 East Gregory
Kansas City, MO 64133 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (Except Aug.), 7:30 pm, Church Basement 5757 Blue Ridge, Raytown.
Central Missouri Mineral, Fossil & Gem Society
P.O. Box #1426
Rolla, MO 65401 USA
Meetings: 3rd Friday (except Dec.), 7:00 pm, Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources, Div. of Geology & Lord Survey.
Central Missouri Rock & Lapidary Club
1201 Jake Lane
Columbia, MO 65203 USA
Meetings: 1st Wednesday (Sept.June), 7:30 pm, Broadway Christian Church, Columbia.
Earth Science Club of Missouri
24 Cedar Park
Florissant, MO 63031 USA
Meetings: 1st Friday (Sept.-June), 7:30 pm, Brentwood Recreation Center, Brentwood.
Independence Gem & Mineral Society
c/o Becky Bowen (President)
20602 E. Truman Rd.
Independence, MO 64056 USA
c/o Betty White (Editor)
105 S. Oxford
Independence, MO 64053 USA
Contact: Betty White
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm, Noland Baptist Church, 4505 So, Noland Rd.
Federation: Midwest Federation
Lake of the Ozarks Rock, Gem & Mineral Club
Rt. 2, Box 767A
Gravois Mills, MO 65037 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Versailles Bank, Meeting Room.
McDonnell Douglas Gem & Mineral Society
1413 N. Elizabeth
Calverton Park, MO 63135 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Bldg. 271, Corner of Phantom & Anglum, St. Louis.
Mineral Area Gem and Mineral Association
900 East St.
Leadwood, MO 63653 USA
Contact: Tom Schembra
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm, Missouri Action Agency Bldg., 403 Glendale, Park Hills.
Federation: Mid-west Federation
Missouri Valley Gem & Mineral Club
1221 Prospect Ave.
Saint Joseph, MO 64501 USA
Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society
4033 W. Farm Rd. #148
Springfield, MO 65807 USA
Meetings: 4th Monday, 4:30 pm, Development Center of the Ozarks, 1545 E. Pythian.
Pike County Mineral & Gem Society
Middleton, MO 63359 USA
Meetings: 2nd Saturday (except Jan.), 7:30 pm, Bowling Green Community Center, New Hartford.
Rockwood Gem and Mineral Society
St. Louis, Missouri USA
Meetings: Monthly, except July and August, on the third Thursday, at 7:00 p.m. at the Daniel Boone Library, 300 Clarkson Rd. Ballwin. Mo.
Federation: Midwest Federation of Gem and Mineral Societies
Show-Me Rockhounds Association
3912 Queen Ridge
Independence, MO 64055 USA
Contact: Roland Smith
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (except July and August), 7:00 pm-9:00 pm, Westport Library 118 Westport Rd, Kansas City,Mo
St. Louis Mineral & Gem Society
c/o Glenn Williams
549 Aqua Ridge Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63129 USA
Contact: Glenn Williams
Also: Roy Hurlburt
Meetings: 1st Friday of the Month, 7:30 pm, Washington University, James McDonnell Hall, Rm 361.
Federations: MW Federation; Greater St. Louis Associations of Earth Science Clubs
Big Sky Faceters Guild, Inc.
PO Box 564
Great Falls, MT 59403 USA
Meetings: 4th Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Montana School for Deaf & Blind.
Big Sky Rockhounds
PO Box 161085
Big Sky, MT 59716 USA
Meetings: 1st of each month, 5:30 pm, Golden Eagle Clubhouse.
Big Sky Rock & Mineral
75 Jette Lake Lane
Polson, MT 59860 USA
Meetings: 3rd Sunday, 1:30 pm, St. Andrews Episcopal Church.
Billings Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.
PO Box 477
Billings, MT 59103 USA
Meetings: 1st Thursday, First Christian Church, Corner of "6th" Ave. & "29th" St.
Bozeman Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 375
Bozeman, MT 59771-0375 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm, Bozeman Senior Center, 807 N. Tracy Ave.
Butte Mineral & Gem Club
PO Box 4492
Butte, MT 59702 USA
Meeting.: 4th Tuesday, Senior Citizens Center, 25 W. Front.
Helena Mineral Society
P O Box 736
Helena, MT 59624 USA
Meetings are held at the Mountain West Bank located on Montana Avenue on the second Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm except for December when there is no regular meeting.
Hellgate Mineral Society
PO Box 3015
Missoula, MT 59806 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday 7:30 pm, Western Federal Savings & Loan, Southgate Mall.
379 Managhan Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901 USA
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:30 pm, Courthouse East.
Lewistown Rockers Junior Club
PO Box 871
Lewistown, MT 59457 USA
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 7:00 pm, Fergus County Sheriff Complex Basement.
Yellowstone Agate Club
1001 N. Haynes Ave.
Miles City, MT 59301 USA
Yellowstone Gem & Mineral Society
105 Deep Creek Rd.
Livingston, MT 59047 USA
Meetings: 4th Thursday, 7:30 pm, West Rm. City/County Complex.
Central Nebraska Rock & Mineral Society
730 N. "6th" Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (Sept.-May), 8:00 pm, Members Homes.
Fort Kearney Rock Club
808 W. "27th" St.
Kearney, NE 68847 USA
Meetings: 1st Monday (except July), 8:00 pm, Campus Luthern Center, "9th" Ave. & "28th" St.
Grand Island Earth Science Society
1616 S. Lincoln
Grand Island, NE 68801 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday (Sept.-May), 7:30 pm, Blue Flame Room, 515 W. "3rd."
Lincoln Gem & Mineral Club
836 S. "31st"
Lincoln, NE 68510 USA
Meetings: 4th Saturday (Sept.-May), 7:30 pm, Nebraska Center, "33rd" & Holdrege.
Loup Valley Gem & Mineral Society
303 C St.
Schuyler, NE 68661 USA
Meetings: 1st Tuesday (April,-Oct.), 8:00 pm, Monroe.
Midstate Rock Club
PO Box 116
Gibbon, NE 68840 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm, Member Homes.
Nebraska Mineral & Gem Club
Omaha, NE 68164 USA
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Pipal Park, 7770 Hascall.
North Central Nebraska Rockhounds
Rt. 7, Box 57A
Ainsworth, NE 69210 USA
Meetings: 1st Tuesday (Sept.-May), 8:00 pm, Members Homes.
Northeast Nebraska Rock & Mineral Society
PO Box 1724
Norfolk, NE 68702 USA
Meetings: Last Thursday (Except November), 8:00 pm, Norfolk Senior Citizens Center.
PO Box 611
Ogallala, NE 69153 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, various home locations.
Boulder Gem Club
PO Box 60014
Boulder City, NV 89005 USA
Clark County Gem Collectors
PO Box 7432
Las Vegas, NV 89125 USA
Lake Tahoe Gem Society
PO Box 2803
Stateline, NV 89448 USA
Mason Valley Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 73
Yerington, NV 89447 USA
Reno Gem & Mineral Society
480 S. Rock Blvd. Sparks.
Reno, NV 89431 USA
Meetings: 1st Wednesday, 7:00 pm, 480 S. Rock Blvd. Sparks.
Federations: California and American
The Reno Gem & Mineral Society is a nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of creating, developing, and encouraging interest in the rock, gem, and mineral hobbies as well as locating and identifying various material through field trips.
Southern Nevada Gem and Mineral Society
Las Vegas, NV USA
Monthly Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month except December. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be on the second Monday. Meetings are held in the Senior Center at 451 East Bonanza. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.
South Lake Tahoe Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 2803
Stateline, NV 89448 USA
Capital Mineral Club
829 Candia Rd.
Chester, NH 03036 USA
Meetings: 2nd Saturday, 7:30 pm, Salvation Army, Clinton St., Concord.
Keene Mineral Club
12 Partrigeberry Lane
W. Swanzey, NH 03469 USA
Meetings: 1st Saturda (Oct.-June)y, 7:30 pm, Keene State College, Bldg. 18, Keene.
Mineralogical Society of Brattleboro
PO Box 37
S. Ackworth, NH 03607 USA
Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 6:00 pm, Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro.
Nashua Mineral Society
2 Clocktower Pl. #517
Nashua, NH 03060 USA
Meetings, 1st Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Nashua Public Library, Court St.
Presidential Gem & Mineral Society
RFD 1, Box 115
Jefferson, NH 03583 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday, 7:30 pm, North Country Education Foundation, Gorham Hill Rd., Gorham.
Saco Valley Gem and Mineral Club
c/o Brian Hill
89 Allen's Siding Rd.
North Conway, NH 03860 USA
Contact: Jim Holmes
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Albany Town Hall, Route 16, Albany.
Southeastern New Hampshire Mineral Club
PO Box 533
Durham, NH 03824 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 pm, St. John's Methodist Church, 28 Cataract Ave.