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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.).
Bellevue Rock Club
PO Box 1851
Bellevue, WA 98009-1851
Meetings: First Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm, except July and August, at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 14230 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA 98006 USA.
Big Sky Rockhounds
PO Box 16@085
Big Sky, WA 59716 USA
Meetings: 1st of each month, 5:30 pm, Golden Eagle Clubhouse.
Blue Mountain Gem & Mineral Society
College Place, WA 99324-1571 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 7:30 pm, Rt.1, Box 114, Walla Walla.
Cascade Mineralogical Society Inc.
Contact: Richard Russell (Club Treasurer)
Meetings: 2nd Thursday 7:00 pm at American Legion Hall 25406 97th Pl S. Kent WA 98031.
Chehallis Valley Gem Club
422 W. 2nd St.
Aberdeen, WA 98520 USA
Chief Joseph Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 51
Brewster, WA 98812 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, River's Edge RV Shop.
Clallam County Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 2624
Selquim, WA 98382 USA
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Selquim Senior Ctr., 912 E. Hammond, Selquim, Port Angeles.
East Kingco Rock Club, Inc.
PO Box 2203
Redmond, WA 98073-2203 USA
Meetings: 4th Monday, 7:30 pm, Juniors: 7:00 pm, Rose Hill Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.
Everett Rock & Gem Club
PO Box 1615
Everett, WA 98206 USA
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby, Everett, WA.
Affiliations: AFMS, NFMS, Scribe, ALAA, & Washington State Mineral.
Federal Way Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 3305
Federal Way, WA 98063-3305 USA
Contact: Keith Ray
Meetings: 3rd Friday, 7:30 pm, Totem Jr. High School Library, "40th" Ave. S.
Fort Lewis Rock Club
16611 "14th" Ave. Ct. E.
Spanaway, WA 98387 USA
Fort Lewis Rock Club
10107 "111th" St. Ct. SW
Tacoma, WA 98498 USA
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:00 pm, MWR Arts & Crafts Ctr., Bldg. #5038, Fort Lewis.
Ginkgo Mineral Society
PO Box 303
Wenatchee, WA 98807 USA
Contact: Claude Johnston
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Friday, 7:30 pm, Memorial Hall, 215 Okanogan Ave.
Grays Harbor Geological & Gem Society
PO Box 2003
Aberdeen, WA 98520 USA
Contact: Ken Nelson
Meetings: 3rd Friday, 7:30 pm, Pearsall Multi-Purpose Center, 2109 Summer Ave.
Kitsap Mineral & Gem Society
PO Box 3462
Silverdale, WA 98383 USA
Contact: Stan Brooks
Meetings: 2nd Friday, 7:30 pm, Chico Alliance Church Basement, 3670 Chico Way NW., Bremerton.
Lake Side Gem and Mineral Club
P.O. Box 6652
Kennewick WA. 99336-0603 USA
Meets held the first Wednesday of each month (except July and December) at Banner Bank, 203 W. First Street, Kennewick, Washington. Our meetings start at 7:00pm.
Member: NFMS & AFMS
Maplewood Rock, Gem
21318 Pioneer Way
Edmonds, WA 98026 USA
Maplewood Rock & Gem Club
20718 "59th" Ave. SE
Woodinville, WA 98072 USA
Contact: Bud Lischke
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 8802 "196th" St. SW, Edonds.
Marcus Whitman Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
PO Box 338
Walla Walla, WA 99362 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Lions Park Field House, Larch St., College Place.
Marysville Rock & Gem Club, Inc.
4406 "92nd" St. NE
Marysville, WA 98270-2506 USA
Contact: Ed Lehman
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm Jennings Park Barn.
Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club
PO Box 142
Bellingham, WA 98227 USA
Contact: Bob O'Brien
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 7:30 pm, Bloedel Donovan Park Pavilion.
Nisqually Valley Rockhounds Society
PO Box 1525
Yelm, WA 98597 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Yelm High School Art Room.
N.F.M.S. Club At Large
4401 S.W. Hill St.
Seattle, WA 98116-1924 USA
North Puget Sound Faceting Guild
PO Box 2068
Everett WA 98213 USA
Contact: Ken Crossman
Meetings: Our meeting schedule is still the third Saturday of the odd-numbered months. The meeting place is in transition at this time and interested folks should check our website for times and places.
Federation: NFMS, AFMS
North Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club
15428 62nd Ave. NE
Kenmore, WA USA
Contact: Susan Gardner
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 pm, 6:30 pm (Juniors), Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7706 "25th" Ave. NW, in the Loyal Heights neighborhood of Seattle.
Northwest Rockies Family 4-H Club (Junior Club)
6131 Dale Way
Lynnwood, WA 98036 USA
Contact: Stu Earnst
Meetings: 2nd Monday, 7:00 pm, Upstairs Skagit County Fair Office, Mt. Vernon.
Panorama Gem and Mineral Club
Colville, Washington 99114 USA
Contact: Johnie Pitman
1-509 684 8887
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Union Hall on Meyers Street in Kettle Falls, next to Campus Life.
Pend Oreille Rock & Gem Club N.
42503 Regal Rd.
Elk, WA 99009 USA
Contact: Roger Hallowell
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 6:30 pm, Fetile Valley Grange.
Port Susan Gem & Mineral Club
9406 "164th" St. NE
Arlington, WA 98223-8904 USA
Meetings: 1st Wednesday, 12:00 pm, 12015 Marine Dr., Marysville.
Port Townsend Rock Club, Inc.
8275 Hwy. 20
Port Townsend, WA 98368 USA
Contact: Gladys Mulford
Meetings: Last Monday, 7:30 pm, Jefferson County Fairgrounds.
Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 134
Puyallup, WA 98371-0014 USA
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Friday, 7:30 pm, Fruitland Grange, "86th" Ave. & "112th" Puyallup, WA.
Rocketeers Gem & Mineral Club (Junior Club)
PO Box 6652
Kennewick, WA 99336 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm, First Saving Bank of Washington, Basement, 203 W. "1st" Ave.
Rock Rollers of Spokane
PO Box 14766
Spokane, WA 99214-0766 USA
Contact: Marian Knack
14107 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley, WA. 99216
Meetings: 4th Tuesday, 7:00 pm at 9517 E. 4th Spokane, WA. 99206
Seattle Faceting Club
607 N. "62nd"
Seattle, WA 98103 USA
Meetings: 4th Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Members Homes.
Shelton Rock & Mineral Society
PO Box 242
Shelton, WA 98584 USA
Contact: Bill Barron
Meetings: lthe last Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm, Shelton Christian Church, 105 Arcadia Ave, Shelton, WA 98584.
Skagit Rock & Gem Club
PO BOX 244
Mt. Vernon WA 98273 USA
Meetings: Our meetings are held the first Saturday of the month at 10:00am except for the months of Jan, July, and December when we have other events scheduled.
Meeting Address:Mt. Vernon Senior Center, 1401 Cleveland St., Mount Vernon, WA.
Southern Washington Mineralogical Society
PO Box 704
Longview, WA 98632 USA
Contact: Emmett & Vicki Johnson
Meetings: 4th Saturday, 7:00 pm, Catlin Grange Hall, Kelso.
South Seattle & Des Moines Gem & Mineral Club
"24th" Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98168 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:00 pm, Tukwilla Senior Center, 4101 S. "131st" St.
Tacoma Agate Club
4851 S. Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98408 USA
Tacoma Faceters Guild
9906 Dechaux Road E.
Puyallup, WA 98371 USA
Meetings: 4th Monday, 7:00 pm, Fircrest Community Center.
Tenino Rock Cruisers, The
P.O. Box 772
Tenino, WA 98589 USA
Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month (except for a picnic in August and a holiday party in December) at Tenino Masonic Hall, 260 W Sussex, Tenino, WA.
Our club is a member of the Washington State Mineral Council and The Northwest and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
Washington Agate & Mineral Society, Inc.
PO Box 2553
Olympia, WA 98507 USA
Contact: Chuck Miller
Meetings: lst Tuesday, 7:00 pm, First Baptist Church, Lacey.
Washington State Mineral Council, The
PO Box 236
Renton, WA 98057-0236
Meetings: At 7:30PM at the Maplewood Clubhouse, 8802 196th St SW, Edmonds, WA.
The WSMC is made up of the representatives of over 25 rock and mineral collecting / lapidary clubs spanning the state.
Washougal Gem Club, Inc.
938 "17th" St.
Washougal, WA 98671-1510 USA
Meetings: 4th Tuesday (Sept.-June), 2:00 pm, 938 "17th" St.
West Seattle Rock Club, Inc.
PO Box 16145
Seattle, WA 98116-0145 USA
Contact: Audrey Vogelpohl
Meetings: Fourth Wednesday of the Month, 7PM Except July and December, November: third Wednesday Adams Hall, Tibbetts United Methodist Church 3940 41st St. SW, Seattle, WA.
West Seattle Rock Club, a club dedicated to the advancement of the lapidary arts and to enjoying the great outdoors.
Whidbey Island Gem Club
PO Box 224
Oak Harbor, WA 98277-0224 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Oak Harbor Senior Center.
Whidbey Pebble Pushers
PO Box 279
Langley, WA 98260 USA
Meetings: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 pm, 4-H Bldg., Fairgrounds.
Winlock Rock Club
165 Tingle Rd.
Winlock, WA 98596 USA
Yakima Rock & Mineral Club
PO Box 969
Yakima, WA 98907 USA
Contact: Bill Snell
Meetings: 3rd Friday, Central Lutheran Church, 1604 W. Yakima Ave.
Kanawha Rock & Gem Club, Inc.
PO Box 2043
Charlestown, WV 25327-2043 USA
Meetings: 4th Tuesday, 7:30 pm, First Christian Church, 309 Beauregard St.
Mountaineer Rock & Gem Society
111 S. "3rd" St.
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Meetings: 4th Monday, 7:00 pm, The Jewel Box, 111 S. "3rd" St.
Badger Lapidary & Geological Society
10618 W. State Hwy. 81
Beloit, WI 53511 USA
Meetings: 1st Saturday (Sept.-June), 10:00 am, Cheese City Senior Center, Monroe.
Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society
5678 Mischle, Rd.
Eau Claire, WI 54701 USA
Meetings: 2nd Monday (Except June-Aug picnics), 7:00 pm, South Middle School.
Coulee Rock Club
Club Liaison: Allison Conrad
Meetings: 2nd Sat. of each month Sept-June from 9:30-11:30am at the Onalaska Public Library, Rm B. Annual show 2nd full weekend every June in Viroqua, WI, Viroqua Middle School.
Driftless Area Gem & Mineral Club
Rte., 2, Box 47-R
Warrens, WI 54666 USA
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 7:30 pm, F&M Bank, Tomah.
Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society
1430 N. Torun Rd.
Steven, Perot, WI 54481 USA
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday (Aug.-May), 7:30 pm, East Junior High Cafeteria, Wisconsin Rapids.
Indianhead Gem and Mineral Society
c/o Dan Beal
2767 Jenssen Rd.
Frederic, WI 54837 USA
Contact: Dan Beal (President)
Meetings: 1st Monday (March-October), 7:30 pm, Lutheran Church in Lewis.
Kettle Moraine Geological Society
N3OW29315 Hillcrest Dr.
Pewaukee, WI 53072 USA
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday (Sept.-May, except Dec.), 7:30 pm, Gethsemane Methodist Church.
Lakeland Gem Club
808 S. Wilson
Tomahawk, WI 54487 USA
Contact: Daniel Erickson
Meetings: Every 4th Wednesday @ 6:30 pm, Church of the Pines on the corner of Hwy 51N and Chicago ave. in Minocqua Wisconsin.
Madison Gem and Mineral Club
PO Box 55024
Madison, WI 53705-8824
Contact: Al Vonderohe
Meetings 4th Tuesday, 7 pm AB20 Weeks Hall, 1215 W. Dayton St, Madison, WI
Neville Public Museum Geology Club
1856 Smith St.
Green Bay, WI 54302 USA
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Wednesday (except June-Aug. 2nd Wed,), Neville Public Museum, 210 Museum Place.
Nicolet Geological Gem Club
Three Lakes, WI USA
Meetings: Last Thursday (April-Sept.), 7:30 pm, Community Center.
Northwest Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society
c/o Pam Hecht
074 "19th" Ave.
Cumberland, WI 54829 USA
Contact: Pam Hecht (President)
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday (March-December), 7:30 pm, Barron County Courthouse, Room 110 Barron.
Federation: Midwest Federation
Oshkosh Earth Science Club
436 W. "14th" Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901 USA
Meetings: 1st Monday (Oct.-June), 7:30 pm, 2nd Monday (Sept.), St. Peter Church Hall, 435 High Ave.
Racine Geological Society
3049 Kearney Ave
Mt Pleasant, WI 53403 USA
Meetings: 2nd Thursday (Sept.-May), 7:00 pm, Lower Level of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 4701 Eric St.- Racine, WI
Rib Mountain Gem & Mineral Society
1124 Merrill Ave.
Wausau, WI 54401 USA
Rock River Valley Geological Society
537 College St.
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Meetings: 1st Thursday, 7:15 pm (Feb.-June, Aug.-Dec.), Library Meeting Room, Jefferson.
The Wisconsin Geological Society, Inc.
9034 W. Lisbon Av. #24,
Milwaukee, WI 53222 USA
Meetings: 2nd Monday (Sept June), main meeting begins at 7:00 pm, and our Jr. Rockhounds meeting begins at 6:30 pm., Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall (lower level), 1260 S. 117th St., West Allis, WI.
Valley Rock & Mineral Club
N9600 Emerald Lane
Appleton, WI 54915 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 pm (Sept.-May), Randall Court Meeting Room, 218 E. Randall St.
517 1/2 Summit Ave.
Newcastle, WY 82701 USA
Meetings: 2nd Friday, 7:00 pm, Weston County Library.
Casper Gem & Mineral Club
PO Box 1182
Casper, WY 82602-1182 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday 7:30 pm, Tate Museum at Casper College.
Cheyenne Mineral & Gem Society
PO Box 5418
Cheyenne, WY 82003-5418 USA
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Carpenters Hall.
High Plains Rock & Mineral Club
6904 Mother Ave.
Gillette, WY82718 USA
Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:00 pm, Campbell County Public Library.
Natrona County Rockhounds
PO Box 123
Mills, WY 82644-0123 USA
Contact: R E (Ed) McKnire
Meetings: 1st Thursday, 7:00 pm, Clubhouse, 5211 Rambler, Mt. View Add.
Federation: Rocky Mountain
Rex Young Rock Club
2402 East E
Torrington, WY 82240 USA
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Senior Friendship Center.
Riverton Mineral & Gem Society
PO Box 1904
Riverton, WY 82501 USA
Meetings: 2nd Monday, 7:30 pm, Riverton Senior Citizens Center.
Rock Springs Gem & Mineral Club
1925 Imperial, Apt. 119
Rock Springs, WY 82901 USA
Meetings: 3rd Monday, 7:30 pm, White Mountain Library.
Shoshone Rock Club
PO Box 156
Powell, WY 82435 USA
Meetings: Thursday 7:30 pm, May - Sept. , Saturday 6:30 pm, Oct - April, Library Club Room.
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