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Placerville, California
El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

 

MEMBER OF:

California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(CFMS)


American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(AFMS)



Field Trip Chairmen's Association Inc.
("Co-op")

American Lands Access Assoc. (ALAA)
American Lands Access Association(ALAA)

We host the Mining & Minerals Building
at the:

El Dorado County Fair
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 HOW TO
CONTACT US:

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 950
Placerville, CA 95667

Telephone
(530) 676 - 2472

email

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Quick Links: 2016 CFMS SHOW   County Fair   Field Trips   Contact
Meetings:

Our regular monthly General Membership Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, El Dorado Post 119, located at 4561 Greenstone Road (between Highway 50 and Mother Lode Drive near El Dorado; Map)

Upcoming General Meetings & Presentations:
Thursday,  April 21, *7:00 p.m.  at the American Legion Hall.
*Set up begins at 6:00 p.m.
Don't miss our super ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION!
Guests are always welcome to attend!

Committee & Other Meetings:  
Thu May 5 Board Meeting (1st Thursday) 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
Thu May 26 New Member Orientation  RSVP 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
More about Meetings                   More about Membership
Map to General Meetings            Map to Wheeldon Center
Junior Rockhound Program: Top of page
  • Junior Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month (except during summer break).  The next Junior meeting will be Thursday, April 14, beginning at 6:00 p.m. This month's presentation: Caves and the Minerals found in them.   Please RSVP.

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    More about Education/Junior Program            Map to Wheeldon Center
    Lapidary & Jewelry Arts: Top of page
  • Lapidary Workshops are held at the Senior Center, 937 Spring St. on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., Minumum number must be signed-up for each workshop.  RSVP ONLINE or sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes during any General Meeting).     Map-SeniorCenter.pdf
  • Jewelry Arts Classes are held at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main St. on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Sign up for classes is required. Sign up at General Meetings; see Members Area for schedule      Map to Wheeldon Center
  •   Other Activities: Top of page

     
    The El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
    will host the
    77th California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
    Show & Convention

    September 16 - 18, 2016

    at the

    El Dorado County Fairgrounds,
    100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA


     See more about
    "STRIKE GOLD 2016" - ROCK, GEM & MINERAL SHOW

    Watch clips from the
    El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society's
    2015 ROCK & GEM SHOW
    and gold panning demonstrations





    We also hope you will be able to stop by and visit with us at the
    Mineral Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building at the
    EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
    JUNE 16-19, 2016
    About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY



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