EDC Mineral & Gem Society
Placerville, California

El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

The mission of the El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society is to offer a congenial and proactive environment in which to study and share interests in rocks and minerals,
earth sciences and the lapidary arts.

The Society:

 What's Happening

 About Us

 Monthly Meetings

 Membership

 Education General     SCHOOL PROGRAM
  JUNIOR PROGRAM

 Scholarship

Activities & Events:

 Field Trips

 Trip Schedule 

 Lapidary/Jewelry

 Rock & Gem Show

 County Fair Display

 Forms

 2017 Calendar

MEMBERS AREA
 (password required)

Other Interests:

 Stifle-Traverse Crk

 Links & References

 Visitor Links

 Placerville Weather

  Other Weather
  Google Maps
 

Junior's Page


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

Please contact Webmaster if you would like to share web site links or have comments about the site.

 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, 4561 Greenstone Road (between Highway 50 and Mother Lode Drive near El Dorado
(See Map)

Upcoming General Meetings & Presentations:

Our next General Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 21, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.  

Jim Hutchings is scheduled to make a presention about  "Obsidian," a rock with a unique structure.
Jim is a gold miner, jewelry artist and dealer and shares his knowledge about many aspects of geology in a spellbinding way.

We look forward to seeing you there! 
Visitors are always Welcome!

Map to General Meetings

Many folks in areas across the U.S. experinenced the drama of the August 21st solar eclipse - even outside the main path. So far, we've heard from friends who live further north inCool Sun! California, Washington and Texas who said it was an awesome few minutes! Visit the NASA web site to see photos and videos of the exciting moments.

 Board & Other Meetings and Classes

Thur

Sep 7

Board Meeting 6:30 p.m. Senior Center

Tue

Sep 19

Junior Meeting - topic will be drusy & other crystals 6:00 p.m. Senior Center
See Lapidary Arts section below for regular Workshop Schedule.

MAP TO SENIOR CENTER

 Junior Rockhound Program:                   Junior's Page

Junior Member Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month except during summer months, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the
Senior Center, 950 Spring Street, Placerville. Announcements regarding meeting are sent directly to Junior members.   Map to Senior Center

More about our Junior & Other Educational Programs

 Lapidary Arts:

Lapidary Workshops are held on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street. A minumum number must be signed-up for each workshop.To sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes, please sign up at the General Meetings     
Map to Senior Center

 Jewelry Arts:

Jewelry Arts Classes are generally scheduled on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street. Sign up for most classes is required. Sign up sheet is available at General Meetings.
Map to Senior Center
 Upcoming Field Trips - September & October
Sep 16 - 17: Austin/Mount Aire, NV
Sep 23 Nye Canyon, NV - Field trip details have been emailed to members
Oct 28 Wilson Canyon, NV - Field trip details have been emailed to members
   
See Field Trip Page for more about trips 
See Members Area for details (details are password protected)

 Other Activities:


Come join us for our 33rd Annual

ROCK & GEM SHOW
October 21 & 22, 2017
"Crystals Around the World"
El Dorado County Fairgrounds,

100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA

World Class Dealers!   Case Displays!
Jewelry-making Demonstrations!
Free Activities & Rocks for Kids!



We hope that you were able to visit with us
and enjoyed seeing over 30 cases of
Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry & Educational Displays
in the Mining & Minerals Building during the
EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR

 About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY

About the El Dorado County Fair  

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