Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society
Angels Camp, California
|Established in 1948, the Calaveras
Gem and Mineral Society continues to flourish and carry out its
purpose of sharing knowledge and interests in Rocks and Minerals
with others who have the same interests and providing information
to its members and the public. The club is a member of the
California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
The Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society
holds meetings on the third Sunday of the month except in
July and August. At each club meeting there is a potluck, business
meeting, main presentation, and members share other interesting
information about the hobby.
Please join us at our next General Meeting on Sunday, April 20th.
Welcoming begins at 11:00 AM, with Lunch at Noon,
followed by the Regular Meeting.
held at the society's clubhouse, 2500 Meacham Ranch Road, Angels
Camp, California (MAP)
ABOUT MEETINGS & MEMBERSHIP...
||Lapidary Shop |
The club has a Lapidary Shop, which includes rock and
trim saws, several cabbing units and polishers.
members can provide instruction for novices, and those more
skilled work at their own pace on jewelry and other lapidary
Although we will not hold regular meetings in July and August,
our shop will have its regular hours.
REGULAR SHOP SCHEDULE
The club is currently emphasizing one-day field
trips. In addition to sponsoring its own field trips, its
members are welcome to attend trips hosted by other Field Trip
Chairmen's Association ("Co-op") clubs and the California
Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS). MORE
ABOUT FIELD TRIPS...
show was held on March 22 - 23. We wish to thank our Dealers and
all who attended.
shows, vendors sell such items as mineral specimens, jewelry,
gems, beads, fossils, petrified wood, lapidary material,
meteorites, tools and supplies for making
The show includes a kidís
area, exhibit cases, demonstrations, snack bar, silent
auction, door prizes and a raffle. MORE