See Rock, Mineral &
Jewelry Displays!
Come visit us at the
El Dorado County Fair - June 16 thru 19
in the
Mineral & Mining Building
100 Placerville Drive, Placerville
El Dorado County Fair
Society's Geode Logo
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   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,  June 16, 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Presentation to be about Opals
Thursday,  July 21.
(Set up will start early. Details coming!
Our Annual Picnic!
Picnic will be held at the Fairgrounds.
Guests are always welcome to attend!

Committee & Other Meetings:  
Thu Jun 02 Board Meeting    5:15 pm American Legion Hall
Thu Jun 02 Special Planning Meeting    7:00 pm American Legion Hall
More about Meetings                   More about Membership
Map to General Meetings            Map to Wheeldon Center
Junior Rockhound Program:
  • Junior Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month (except during summer break).  Note: There will be a Special Junior meeting on Wednesday, June 15, (Emails will be sent with details about time and location)   Please RSVP.
             
    More about Education/Junior Program            Map to  Wheeldon Center
    Lapidary & Jewelry Arts:

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  • Lapidary Workshops are held on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.,at the Senior Center, 937 Spring StreetMinumum number must be signed-up for each workshop. To sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes, please RSVP ONLINE or sign up at the General Meetings.                    Map-SeniorCenter.pdf
  • Jewelry Arts Classes are on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main Street.  Sign up for classes is required. Sign up at General Meetings or contact instructor. See Members Area for class details.   Map-Wheeldon Center   
    NOTE: Location is to be announced for the June 14 & 28  Copper Enameling Classes
     
      Other Activities:

     
    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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