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California Gem and Mineral Clubs
State Rock: Serpentine     Gemstone: Benitoite
Bird: California Valley Quail     Flower: Golden Poppy
Motto: Eureka (I have found it)    Nickname: Golden State

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Anaheim - AUTONETICS GEM & MINERAL CLUB
2107 W. Bearcon Ave (92804)

Anaheim - SEARCHER GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 3492 (92803)

ANGELS CAMP
Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society
www.calaverasgemandmineral.org
P.O. Box 517
Angels Camp , California 95222
Meeting Place: 2500 Meacham Ranch Road Angels Camp CA
Meeting Time: Third Sunday each month 12:00 noon
Primary Contact: Tom Reeves E-Mail: star[at]volcano.net Phone: [209] 754-4863
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

ANTIOCH
Antioch Lapidary Club
antiochlapidryclub.com
P.O. Box 91
Antioch, California 94509
Meeting Place: Antioch Lapiddry Club 453 Fulton Shipyard Rd, Antioch, CA
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm, Call for dates
Primary Contact: Vic McPherson E-Mail: vicmcpherson[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [925] 240-2954
Secondary Contact: Cheri Elliott E-Mail: clel13[at]yahoo.com Phone: [925] 575-7382
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Apple Valley - HI DESERT GOLD DIGGER
20162 Highway 18 #G-178 (92307)

Auburn - MOTHER LODE MINERALITIES
PO Box 4948(95604)

BAKERSFIELD
Kern County Mineral Society
www.kcmineralsociety.org
P.O. Box 3004
Bakersfield, California 93385
Meeting Place: Veterans Hall, 2101 Ridge Rd, Bakersfield, 93305
Meeting Time: Third Thursday of month, 7:30 PM. (Dark July and August)
Primary Contact: Sidney Kelley E-Mail: sbkelley[at]cox.net Phone: [661] 831-8488
Secondary Contact: Mary Jean Leslie E-Mail: mjbleslie[at]msn.com Phone: [661] 746-3167
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

ANDERSON
Superior California Gem & Mineral Association
20361 River Valley Drive
Anderson, California 96007
Meeting Place: various places contact for more information
Meeting Time: various times and dates contact for more information
Primary Contact: Bill Seward E-Mail: gseward[at]shastalink.com Phone: [530] 365-8641
Secondary Contact: Kevin Wright Phone: [530] 534-8364
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Banning - SAN GORGONIO MINERAL & GEM SOCIETY
PO Box 424 (92220)

Barstow - MOJAVE DESERT GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 138 (92311)

Berkeley - BERKELEY GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 755 (94701)

BORON
Mojave Mineralogical Society
12131 Boron Ave
Boron , California 93516
Meeting Place: Call for info
Meeting Time: Call for info
Primary Contact: David Eyre E-Mail: David_eyre[at]mail.com Phone: [760] 762-6861
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Carmel - CARMEL VALLEY GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY, INC.
PO Box 5846 (93921)

CASTRO VALLEY
Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley
www.mgscv.org
P.O. Box 2145
Castro Valley, California 94546
Meeting Place: Mount Eden Presbyterian Church 26236 Adrian Ave Hayward CA 94545
Meeting Time: Second Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm except July and Aug no meeting
Primary Contact: Bonnie Andrade E-Mail: church-andrade[at]comcast.net Phone: [925] 625-4393
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

CATHEDRAL CITY
Shadow Mountian Gem & Mineral Society
www.myspace.com/smgms
P. O. Box 358
Cathedral City, California 92234
Meeting Place: United Methodist Church 1555 Alejo Rd Palm Springs
Meeting Time: First Friday of each month Sept thru May 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Barbara Catlin Phone: [760] 251-0780
Secondary Contact: Mary Flagel Phone: [760] 328-1358
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

China Lake - INDIAN WELLS GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 1481 (93555)

COALINGA
Coalinga Rockhound Society
180 Washington St
Coalinga, California 93210
Meeting Place: District Library 305 North Fourth St, Coalinga
Meeting Time: First Monday of each month at 6:00 pm
Primary Contact: Johnnie Sherlock E-Mail: jonibabs[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [559] 935-9529
Secondary Contact: Gilbert Schreiner Phone: [559] 935-1294
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Costa Mesa - ORANGE COAST MINERAL & LAPIDARY SOCIETY PO Box 10175 (92626)

CULVER CITY
Culver City Rock & Mineral Club
culvercityrocks.org
P.O. Box 3324
Culver City , California 90231
Meeting Place: Multi-purpose Room, Veterans Building 4117 Overland Ave.
Meeting Time: Second Monday of each month 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Ed Montgomery Phone: [310] 313-5080
Secondary Contact: General Info E-Mail: ferrariaa[at]yahoo.com Phone: [310] 836-4611
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Davis - DAVIS-WOODLAND GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
630 E Street (95616)

DOWNEY
Delvers Gem and Mineral Society
groups.yahoo.com/group/delvers
11309 Felson St
Cerritos , California 90703
Meeting Place: Holy Redeamer Church parish hall room 145145 Blaine Ave Bellflower CA
Meeting Time: Second Friday of each month at 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Earl Liston E-Mail: eliston[at]verizon.net Phone: [562] 865-1348
Secondary Contact: John Fults E-Mail: Jhfults[at]verizon.net Phone: [714] 846-7548
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

El Cajon - ISLANDERS GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 21007 (92021)

EL CAJON
El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society (ECVGMS)
P.O. Box 451
El Cajon, California 92022
Meeting Place: Heritage of the Americas Museum , 12110 Cuyamaca College Dr West, El Cajon CA
Meeting Time: Second Friday of each month at 7:00pm
Primary Contact: ?????? E-Mail:
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

EL CAJON
North Island Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 20772
El Cajon , California 92021
Meeting Place: 1049 Bostonia Ave
Meeting Time: First Thursday of each month at 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Simon King E-Mail: simonking1[at]cox.net Phone: [619] 444-3731
Secondary Contact: Gladys Walker E-Mail: gladone[at]cox.net Phone: [619] 444-3731
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

EL CENTRO
Imperial Valley Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 1721
El Centro , California 92244
Meeting Place: California Mid-winter Fair and Festia , Gem & Mineral Building 200 E Second St Imperal
Meeting Time: First and third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Paul Steward Phone: [760] 355-4867
Secondary Contact: Jim Strain Phone: [760] 356-2361
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

ESCONDIDO
Palomar Gem & Mineral Club
www.palomargem.org
Box 1583
Escondido, California 92033
Meeting Place: Redwood Terrace, Dittus Room 710 W 13th Ave, Escondido
Meeting Time: 3rd Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Primary Contact: Van Lynch E-Mail: michelleandvan[at]hotmail.com Phone: [760] 743-0809
Secondary Contact: Betty Ciancanelli E-Mail: bettyc100[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [760] 743-0809
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

EUREKA
Humboldt Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Bix 1075
Club Phone 707-822-4081
Eureka, California 95502
Meeting Place: 251 Bayside Rd Arcata CA
Meeting Time: Third Firday of each month except Aug and Dec. 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Scott Davison Phone: [707] 826-0908
Secondary Contact: Diane Reed E-Mail: aunielope[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [707] 839-2079
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

FAIRFIELD
Fairfield Lapidary Society
P.O. Box 603
Fairfield, California 94533
Meeting Place: Fairfield Senior Center
Meeting Time: Third Wednesday of each month 7:00pm except June July Aug and Dec
Primary Contact: Chuck McKie E-Mail: ChuckMcKie[at]aol.com Phone: [707] 425-9030
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

FALLBROOK
Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society
www.fgms.org
123 West Alvarado St. Suite B
Fallbrook , California 92028
Meeting Place: 123 West Alvarado St Suite B
Meeting Time: Second Thursday of each month 7:00 pm no meetings in July or Aug Feb meeting third Thursday
Primary Contact: Gina Palculich E-Mail: fgms[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [760] 728-1130
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Fontana - KAISER ROCK & GEM CLUB
9398 Live Oak (92335)

Fontana - WEST END PROSPECTORS
PO Box 834 (92335)

Fort Bragg - MENDOCINO COAST GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 868 (95437)

Fountian Valley - FACETERS'GUILD OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
PO Box 8890-436 (92708)

Fresno - FRESNO GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
340 W. Olive (93728)

GARDEN GROVE
American Opal Society
opalsociety.org
PO Box 4875
Garden Grove, California 92842-4875
Meeting Place: Garden Grove Civic Women's Club - 9501 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove, CA
Meeting Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm - second Thursday of every month
Primary Contact: Jim Pisani E-Mail: info[at]opalsociety.org
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Glendora - GLENDORA GEMS
859 E. Sierra Avenue (91740)

HANFORD
Kings Stonecrafters
P.O. Box 640
Armona
Hanford, California 93202
Meeting Place: 100659 1/8 Ave Hanford California
Meeting Time: Second Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm
Primary Contact: Wayne Gilkey E-Mail: rwgilkey[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [559] 582-3818
Secondary Contact: George Silva Phone: [559] 583-1821
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Hawthorne - NORTHROP GRUMANN GEM & MINERAL CLUB
1 Northrop Ave. (90250)

Hollister - HOLLISTER GEM & LAPIDARY SOCIETY
PO Box 438 (95024)

JOSHUA TREE
Hi-Desert Rockhounds of Morongo Basin
P.O. Box 722
Joshua Tree, California 92250
Meeting Place: Pomona First Federal Bank Building
Meeting Time: First Wednesday each month except June, July and August @ 7:00 PM
Primary Contact: John Boyd Phone: [760] 401-2671
Secondary Contact: James DeMarco E-Mail: jimjan9104[at]msn.com Phone: [714] 963-3708
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

La Crescenta - FOOTHILL GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
6265 Altura Ave. (91214)

LA HABRA
North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society
www.nocgms.com
P.O. Box 653
La Habra, California 90633
Meeting Place: La Habra Community Center 101 W La Habra Blvd
Meeting Time: Second Tuesday of each month except July and Aug. 7:00 pm
Primary Contact: Don Eschbach E-Mail: donkathyesch[at]verzion.net Phone: [562] 943-8736
Secondary Contact: Don Warthen E-Mail: warthen[at]earthlink.net Phone: [626] 330-8974
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Lake Elsinore - LAKE ELSINORE GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
33040 Dowman (92530)

LANCASTER
Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Club
www.geocities.com/av_gem
P.O. Box 69
Lancaster , California 93536
Meeting Place: Our Sherpard Church 20th St West and Avenue L.
Meeting Time: Fourth Tueday of each month 7:30 pm
Primary Contact: David Ficke E-Mail: av_gem[at]yahoo.com Phone: [661] 943-5157
Secondary Contact: Jules Ficke Phone: [661] 943-5157
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Lancaster - VALLEY GEMS
9050 1/2 W. Ave. J (93536)

LEMOORE
Lemoore Gem & Mineral Club
www.lemooregems.org
335 W. D St
Lemoore, California 93245
Meeting Place: Lemore Senior Center
Meeting Time: Second Thursday of each month 7:00 pm
Primary Contact: John Pereira Phone: [559] 924-4052
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Livermore - LIVERMORE VALLEY LITHOPHILES
PO Box 626 (94550)

LODI
Lodi Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 572
Lodi, California 95241
Meeting Place: Lodi Acadamy 1230 South Central Ave
Meeting Time: Second Wednesday of each month except June thru Aug. 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Maria Turner Phone: [209] 333-7247
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Lomita - PALOS VERDES GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 686 (90717)

LONE PINE
Lone Pine Gem & Mineralogical Society
P.O. Box 977
Lone Pine, California 93545
Meeting Place: Lo Inyo Elementary School Locust Street Kindergarden room
Meeting Time: First Monday of each month at 6:30pm
Primary Contact: Francis Pedneau E-Mail: Franceem[at]qnet.com Phone: [760] 876-4319
Secondary Contact: Ray Ramirez Phone: [760] 872-7798
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

LONG BEACH
Long Beach Mineral and Gem Society
P.O. Box 4082
Long Beach, California 90804
Meeting Place: Long Beach Senior Center, 1150 E. 4th St Long Beach Ca.
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday of each month @ 7:00p.m.
Primary Contact: Martin Dougherty E-Mail: goodtooogo[at]charter.net Phone: [562] 490-9449
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Long Beach - MINERAL RESEARCH SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
4759 Blackthorne Ave (90808)

Long Beach - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MICROMINERALOGISTS
4759 Blackthorne Ave (90808)

Los Altos - PENINSULA GEM & GEOLOGY SOCIETY

Federations: C.F.M.S. and A.F.M.S
P.O. Box 952 Los Altos, CA 94022
Meetings: 4th Wednesday of Every Month, Except May-July-August-November 8:00 PM
Garden House, Shoup Park
400 University Avenue Los Altos, CA 94022
E-mail: Tom Burchard
Telephone: 650-493-9301

Los Angeles - CENTINEIA VALLEY GEM & MINERAL CLUB
5316 W. 82nd St. (90045)

Los Angeles - LOS ANGELES LAPIDARY SOCIETY
2517 Federal Avenue (90064)

Los Angeles - WEST LOS ANGELES JAPANESE AMERICAN LEAGUE
1928 Armacost Ave. (90025)

LOWER LAKE
Lake County Rockhounds
P.O. Box 1770
Lower Lake, California 95457
Meeting Place: Redbud Library 14785 Burns Valley Rd, Clearlake CA
Meeting Time: First Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm
Primary Contact: Marie Hummel Phone: [707] 998-1894
Secondary Contact: Connie Burton E-Mail: swinelake[at]mchsi.com Phone: [707] 994-5073
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Mammoth Lakes - EASTERN SIERRA GEM AND MINERAL CLUB
PO Box 1997
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-1997
Meetings: 1st Wednesday of each month at 7 pm
Location: Crowley Lake Community Center in Crowley Lake, CA

Manhattan Beach - WESTSIDE MINERALOGISTS
1826 9th St. (90266)

MARIPOSA
Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club
P.O. Box 753
4996 7th St
Mariposa, California 95338
Meeting Place: California State Mining and Mineral Museum, County Fair Grounds, Mariposa
Meeting Time: Third Friday of each month 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Mary Foster Phone: [209] 742-5604
Secondary Contact: Mariposa Rock Shop Phone: [209] 966-4367
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

MARYSVILLE
Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society
www.sutterbuttes.net
PO Box 269
Marysville, California 95901
Meeting Place: Feather River Baptist Church, 5400 Chestnut Road, Olivehurst, CA 95961
Meeting Time: 4th Thursday of the month 7:30pm; except July, November & December
Primary Contact: Katie Slightam E-Mail: mktalternatives[at]comcast.net Phone: [530] 673-9649
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Midway City - ORANGE COUNTY 49ERS
PO Box 781(92655)

MODESTO
Mother Lode Mineral Society
www.motherlodemineralsociety.com
P.O. Box 1263
Modesto, California 95353
Meeting Place: Empire Community Center, Empire, CA
Meeting Time: 2:00 PM first Sunday of the month Oct - May
Primary Contact: Terry McMillin E-Mail: terry.mcmillin[at]yahoo.com Phone: [209] 524-3494
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

MONROVIA
Monrovia Rockhounds Inc.
www.moroks.com
P.O. Box 553
Monrovia, California 91017
Meeting Place: Mephodist Church 140 E Palm Monrovia
Meeting Time: Third Thursday of each month 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Ray Ritchey E-Mail: j.ritchey[at]verizon.net Phone: [626] 359-1624
Secondary Contact: Jamie Dunkin Phone: [626] 358-8157
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

MONTEBELLO
Montebello Mineral & Gem Society
151 Kinai Road
Napa Valley , California 92307
Meeting Place: Montebello Senior Center
Meeting Time: Every Tuesday at 1:00 pm
Primary Contact: John R Weinberg Phone: [760] 242-5238
Secondary Contact: Bob Martinez Phone: [323] 728-3372
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

MONTEREY PARK
Monterey Park Gem Society
1038 Bradshawe Ave
Monterey Park, California 91754
Meeting Place: Langley Senior Center 400 W Emerson
Meeting Time: Third Saturday of each month at 7:00pm
Primary Contact: William Burns Phone: [626] 288-2896
Secondary Contact: Francis Lau Phone: [626] 573-2953
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Montrose - GLENDALE VERDUGO GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 265 (91021)

MURRIETA
Diehard Rockhounds
24375 Jackson Ave #G-207
Murrieta , California 92562
By invitation only......e-mail thomascarlhess@yahoo.com for more information
Meeting Place: on location at fieldtrip
Meeting Time: to be anounced always at a fieldtrip only
Primary Contact: Thomas Hess E-Mail: thomascarlhess[at]yahoo.com Phone: [951] 677-3007
Secondary Contact: Richard Casey Jr E-Mail: caseyjr6[at]yahoo.com
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: none

N. Hollywood - SAN FERNANDO VALLEY MINERAL & GEM SOCIETY
6300 Carlina Ave. (91606)

Napa - NAPA VALLEY ROCK & GEM SOCIETY
PO Box 404 (94559)

NEEDLES
Needles Gem and Mineral Club
needlesgemmineralclub.blogspot.com/
PO Box 234
Needles, California 92363
Meeting Place: First Baptist Church 1421 Commercial St Mohave Valley AZ
Meeting Time: 6 PM Pacific time 3rd Monday each month
Primary Contact: Sally Hayward E-Mail: wyoaqha[at]wyoming.com Phone: [928] 768-7437
Secondary Contact: Bob Ferguson E-Mail: LDRider[at]frontiernet.net Phone: [928] 768-7150
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

NEVADA CITY
Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society
www.ncgms.org
P.O. Box 565
Nevada City, California 95959-0565
Meeting Place: Golden Empire Grange, 11363 Grange Ct., Grass Valley, CA
Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m., First Tuesday monthly except July
Primary Contact: Vicki Black E-Mail: gvblack[at]peoplepc.com Phone: [530] 273-8995
Secondary Contact: Jeanne Boone E-Mail: jeanneboone[at]sbbmail.com Phone: [530] 268-8857
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

NEWHALL
Sierra Pelona Rock Club
www.SierraPelona.com
P.O. Box 221256
Newhall, California 91322
Meeting Place: The Clubhouse at Greenbrier Mobile Estates East, 21301 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country, CA 91351
Meeting Time: Third Tuesday each month (except July and August) at 7:30 PM
Primary Contact: Ron Lawrence E-Mail: RonL[at]AOL.COM Phone: [661] 254-7219
Secondary Contact: D. Southwell E-Mail: jimndian[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [661] 252-2524
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Nice - LAKE COUNTY DIAMOND & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 272 [at]95464)

NOVATO
Marin Mineral Society
Novato, California -
Meeting Place: Novato Community of Christ Church, 375 Calle Arboleda, Novato CA
Meeting Time: 4th Tuesday 7:30 pm, except August, November, December
Primary Contact: Barb Matz E-Mail: barbmatz[at]yahoo.com Phone: [NA] NA-NA
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

OAKDALE
Faceter's Guild of Northern California
245 N. Sixth Ave
Oakdale, California 95361
Meeting Place: various places contact John for more information
Meeting Time: various times and dates contact John for more information
Primary Contact: John Christiansen E-Mail: achrist361[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [209] 847-1173
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Oakland - EAST BAY MINERAL SOCIETY
2506 High St. (94601)

ORANGEVALE
American River Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 621084
Orangevale , California 95662
Meeting Place: Granite Bay Library 6475 Douglas Blvd Granite Bay
Meeting Time: Third Monday of each month7:30 pm
Primary Contact: Evelyn Tipton E-Mail: ektipton[at]charter.net Phone: [916] 372-3452
Secondary Contact: Flo Hanson E-Mail: fbhanson[at]surewest.net Phone: [916] 791-4517
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Oxnard - OXNARD GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
All Current Club Information is on their Web Site.

Palmdale - PALMDALE GEM & MINERAL CLUB
PO Box 900279 (93590)

Paradise - PARADISE GEM & MINERAL CLUB
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Thursday, (Sept.-June)
Ashe Recreation Center, Skyway at Elliott Road, Paradise.

PASADENA
The Mineralogical Society of Southern California
www.mineralsocl.org
PO Box 41027
Pasadena, California 91114
Meeting Place: Pasadena City College
Meeting Time: Second Friday of each month at 7:30 PM, except Feb, Aug, Jan
Primary Contact: Walt Margerum E-Mail: mssc[at]mineralsocal.org Phone: [310] 324-1976
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

PASADENA
Pasadena Lapidary Society
P.O. Box 5025
Pasadena, California 91117-0025
Meeting Place: Sierra Madra Masonic Center, 33 E. Sierra Madre Blve, Sierra Madre, CA
Meeting Time: Third Wednesday of the Month, 7:30 PM
Primary Contact: Joe Goetz E-Mail: joenmar[at]gte.net Phone: [626] 914-5030
Secondary Contact: Vern Cliffe E-Mail: cliffehouse[at]verizon.net Phone: [626] 355-6964
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Paso Robles - SANTA LUCIA ROCKHOUNDS
PO Box 1672 (93447)

Placerville - EL DORADO COUNTY MINERAL & GEM SOCIETY
Federation: CFMS
Mailing: Box 190 Placerville CA 95667
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday Monthly , 7:00 PM
Location: Senior Center
937 Spring Street, Placerville
(location of special July and December meetings by announcement)
E-mail: Merryan ONeill
Telephone: 530-626-1814

Pomona - POMONA ROCKHOUNDS
PO Box 494 (91769)

PORTERVILLE/EXETER
Porterville Area Gem and Mineral Society
pagms.org
201 Atwood Avenue
Exeter, California 93221
Meeting Place: Porterville clubhouse, 248 N Kessing st, Porterville, Ca
Meeting Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM Tuesdays
Primary Contact: Rob Milner E-Mail: rdmilner[at]verizon.net Phone: [559] 359-6174
Secondary Contact: Kevin Erickson E-Mail: kevinpca[at]clearwire.net Phone: [559] 781-5027
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

REDDING
Shasta Gem and Mineral Society Inc
20361 River Valley Drive
Anderson CA 96007
Redding , California 96099
Meeting Place: Anderson Grange Hall, Fig Tree Lane Anderson CA
Meeting Time: Second Friday of each month 6:30 pm for pot luck meeting starts at 7:30
Primary Contact: Bill Seward E-Mail: gseward[at]shastalink.com Phone: [530] 365-8641
Secondary Contact: Steve Puderbaugh E-Mail: steve[at]applyaline.com Phone: [530] 365-4000
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Redwood City - SEQUOIA GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays
1400 Roosevelt Rd.
Red Morton, Community Center

Reseda - VIP GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
Federation: California Federation of Mineralogists, Inc.
3108 San Angela Ave., Simi Valley, CA (93063)
Meetings: 3 Thursday (Except July, August) 7:30 PM
Email: E-Mail for Meeting Information

Riverside - RIVERSIDE TREASURE HUNTERS
PO Box 9647 (92502)

ROSEVILLE
Roseville Rock Rollers
www.rockrollers.com
P.O. Box 121
Roseville , California 95678
Meeting Place: Garden Room Roseville Fairgrounds, All America City Blvd. Roseville CA
Meeting Time: Second Tuesday each month at 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Jim Hutchings E-Mail: Jhutchings22[at]hotmail.com Phone: [530] 367-5108
Secondary Contact: Florence Brady E-Mail: fhbrady[at]jps.net Phone: [916] 961-6868
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Sacramento - CARMICHAEL GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday 7:30 pm
Veterans Hall, Carmichael Park
Fair Oaks Blvd & Grant Ave.

SACRAMENTO
Fossils For Fun Society
P.O. Box 2484
Fair Oaks CA 95628
Sacramento , California 95670
Meeting Place: Frederick C Joyce School 6050 Watt Ave North Highlands
Meeting Time: Second Thursday each month (except July, Aug, & Dec.) 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Debbie Bunn E-Mail: fossilsff[at]aol.com Phone: [916] 929-6665
Secondary Contact: Keith Lindholm E-Mail: gaias[at]softcom.net Phone: [916] 938-2314
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SACRAMENTO
Sacramento Mineral Society
www.sacmineralsociety.org
PO Box 160544
Sacramento, California 95816
Meeting Place: Clubhouse: 4205 LeMary Street (Mather Field Facility), Rancho Cordova, CA
Meeting Time: Educational Meeting: 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m. at the clubhouse.
Primary Contact: Kevin Beguhl E-Mail: webebeguhl[at]aol.com Phone: [916] 459-7556
Secondary Contact: Kris J. E-Mail: sms-editor[at]pacbell.net Phone: [916] 451-4806
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SALINAS
Salinas Valley Rock & Gem
P. O. Box 12
Salinas, California 93901
Meeting Place: Northridge Mall Community Room, Salinas, CA
Meeting Time: 3rd Monday, 7:00 pm
Primary Contact: Jim Bassett E-Mail: jbmsc[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [831] 758-5830
Secondary Contact: kcbakes27[at]yahoo.com E-Mail: kcbakes27[at]yahoo.com Phone: [831] 375-5233
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

San Bernardino - GEM CARVERS GUILD
197 South 1 Street (92410-2349)

San Bernardino - ORANGE BELT MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 5642 (924I2)

San Bernardino - VALLEY PROSPECTORS
PO Box 2923 (92406)

SAN CLEMENTE
South Orange County Gem and Mineral Society
socgems.org
P.O. Box 73471
San Clemente, California 92673-0116
Meeting Place: Multipurpose Room of the San Clemente Community Center
Meeting Time: 3rd Wednesday of the Month
Primary Contact: Gary Martin E-Mail: dbn400[at]cox.net Phone: [949] 498-8358
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

San Diego - San Diego County Council

San Diego - CONVAIR ROCKHOUNDS CLUB
Federation: CFMS
10431 Baywood Avenue San Diego, California 92126-3324
Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month, September thru June at 6:45 PM
Tierrasanta Recreational Center 11202 Clairemont
Mesa Blvd San Diego, California
E-mail: Club
ContactBetty Aron Schneider
Telephone = (619) 271-5686

San Diego - GEMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF SAN DIEGO
PO Box 16414 (92176)

San Diego - RANCHO BERNARDO ROCKHOUNDS
Swim & Tennis Club
16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr. (92128)

SAN DIEGO
San Diego Lapidary Society
www.sandiegolapidarysociety.org/
5654 Mildred Street
San Diego, California 92110
Primary Contact: San Diego Lapidary Phone: [619] 295-6905
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: none

SAN DIEGO
San Diego Mineral and Gem Society
www.sdmg.org
1770 Village Place, Balboa Park
San Diego, California 92101-1651
Meeting Place: SDMG Building, 1770 Village Place, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
Meeting Time: General, 2nd Friday, 7 p.m. (Sept-June); Mineral, 3rd Friday, 7 p.m. (Oct-Feb-Apr-Jun)
Primary Contact: Anne Schafer E-Mail: annes[at]san.rr.com Phone: [858] 586-1637
Secondary Contact: Jim Parrish E-Mail: jdpsd[at]san.rr.com Phone: [619] 275-0205
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SAN JOSE
Santa Clara Valley Gem and Mineral Society
www.scvgms.org
P.O.Box 54
San Jose , California 95103-0054
Meeting Place: Cabana Club, 100 Belwood Gateway, Los Gatos, CA. 95032
Meeting Time: 7:45 PM on the 4th Tuesday of each month
Primary Contact: Randy Harris E-Mail: info[at]scvgms.org Phone: [408] 265-1422
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

San Leandro - CALIFORNIA SEARCHERS
PO Box 3343, San Landre (94578)

San Luis Obispo - CENTRAL COAST TREASURE HUNTERS ASSN.
(93406)

San Luis Obispo - SAN LUIS OBISPO GEM & MINERAL CLUB
PO Box 563 (93406)

San Luis Rey - RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 355 (92068)

San Pablo - SAN PABLO BAY GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 636 (94806)
Meeting: Every second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 P.M.
El Sobrante Library, Conference Room
4191 Appian Way(adjacent to Garden Rd. parking lot)
El Sobrante, CA

SANTA ANA
Santa Ana Rock And Mineral Club
geocities.com/sarmclub
P.O. Box 51
Santa Ana, California 92702
Meeting Place: Sandalwood Mobile Home Park, 507 S. Euclid St. Santa Ana
Meeting Time: 7 PM third Thursday of the month (except July & December)
Primary Contact: Pam Greene E-Mail: pam.greene[at]ca.rr.com Phone: [949] 548-0752
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Santa Barbara - SANTA BARBARA MINERAL AND GEM SOCIETY
PO Box 815 (93102)

SANTA CRUZ
Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society
www.scmgs.org
P.O. Box 343
Santa Cruz, California 95061
Meeting Place: Masonic Hall 828 North Braneiforte Dr. Santa Cruz
Meeting Time: Second Wed.of each month at 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Stu Scally E-Mail: jadestu[at]comcast.net Phone: [831] 477-0899
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SANTA MARIA
Orcutt Mineral Society
www.omsinc.org
PO Box 106
Santa Maria, California 93456
Meeting Place: Luis Oasis Senior Center, 420 Soares Ave. Orcutt, CA 93455
Meeting Time: 7 pm 2nd Tuesday except June & December
Primary Contact: Wes Lingerfelt E-Mail: info[at]omsinc.org Phone: [805] 929-3788
Secondary Contact: Elaine Von Achen E-Mail: elainevonachen[at]hotmail.com Phone: [805] 929-1488
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Santa Monica - SANTA MONICA GEMOLOGICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 652 (90404)

Shingle Springs - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA MINERALOGICAL ASSOCIATION
4620 Doe St. (95682)
Meetings: Annual Meeting, 4th Weekend in June
Pollack Pines Senior Center

Sonoma - BOULDER BUSTER GEOLOGY STUDY GROUP
245 E. Thomson Ave. (95476)

Sonoma - VALLEY OF THE MOON GEM & MINERAL CLUB
PO Box 538 (95476)

Stockton - STOCKTON LAPIDARY & MINERAL CLUB
3136 E. Anita (95205) 209 946-0113

Susanville - LASSEN GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 161 (96130)

Sutter Creek - AMADOR COUNTY GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 794 (95685-0794)

Taylorsville - MT. JURA GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 194 (95983-0194)

TEHACHAPI
Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society
www.tvgms.org
19704 Mesa Dr
Tehachapi, California 93561
Meeting Place: St. Malachy Catholic Church
Meeting Time: 1st Thursday of the month 7:00 PM
Primary Contact: Bob Papac E-Mail: getback[at]csurfers.net Phone: [661] 821-7103
Secondary Contact: Chuck Overall E-Mail: Luckydog5433[at]aol.com Phone: [661] 822-1961
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Thousand Oaks - CONEJO GEM & MINERAL CLUB
PO Box 723, Newbury Park, CA 91319.
Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 7:45 pm
Arts Council Cultural Center
482 GreenmeadowDrive, Thousand Oaks

TORRANCE
Southern California Paleontological Society
www.socalpaleo.com
John Tabor
2608 El Dorado Street
Torrance, California 90503
Meeting Place: George C. Page Museum, Los Angeles, Classroom 4
Meeting Time: First Sunday each month (except August); 1:30 PM
Primary Contact: John Tabor E-Mail: socalpaleo[at]gmail.com Phone: [310] 787-7479
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Torrance - SOUTH BAY LAPIDARY AND MINERAL SOCIETY
All Current Club information is on the Clubs Website

TRONA
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
www1.iwcisp.com/tronagemclub/
P,O, Box 966
Trona, California 93592-0966
Meeting Place: Lapidary and Show Building, 13337 Main St ,Trona CA
Meeting Time: Third Thursday of each month except June, July & Aug. 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Jim Fairchild E-Mail: slgms[at]iwvisp.com Phone: [760] 372-5356
Secondary Contact: RoseAnn Austin Phone: [760] 372-5054
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Vacaville - LEISURE TOWN GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
100 Sequoia Avenue (95687)
Meetings: lst Tuesday (except June, July & Aug.)
Town Hall, Small Bear

VAN NUYS
Del Air Rockhounds Club
members.aol.com/DelAirocks
P.O. Box 7618
Van Nuys, California 91409
Meeting Place: United Methodist Church 9650 Reseda Blvd Northridge CA
Meeting Time: First Thursday of each month at 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Julia Marin E-Mail: Del_Air_Rockhounds[at]yahoo.com Phone: [818] 886-7190
Secondary Contact: Bob Dearborn Phone: [818] 883-7851
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

VALLEJO
Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society
P.O. box 706
Vallejo, California 94591
Meeting Place: Solano county Fairgrounds civic bilding
Meeting Time: board meeting 1st Thursday every month 7:PM general meeting 2nd Thursday
Primary Contact: Tom Lee Phone: [707] 552-4780
Secondary Contact: Ed Hoffmark
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Ventura -VENTURA GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 1573 (93002)
Email: Information

VICTORVILLE
Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club
www.vvgmc.org
15056-b 7th Street
Victorville, California 92395
Meeting Place: 15056-B 7th Street
Meeting Time: 4th Tuesday of each month 6:30 pm
Primary Contact: Thomas Lazslo E-Mail: vvgemclub[at]gmail.com Phone: [760] 243-2330
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

VISALIA
Tule Gem & Mineral Society
www.tulegem.org
PO BOX 1061
Visalia, California 93279
Meeting Place: Farmersville Senior Center, Farmersville CA
Meeting Time: First Monday of the month, 7 PM
Primary Contact: Don E-Mail: webslinger[at]tulegem.org Phone: [559] 732-7739
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Vista - VISTA GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY, INC.
PO Box 1641 (92085-1641)
Meetings: 3rd Thusday, 7:30 Pm
Vista Senior Center
222 Jefferson St

WALNUT CREEK
Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
ccmgs.org
P.O. Box 4667
Walnut Creek, California 94596-4667
Meeting Place: Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road (nr Ygnacio Valley Road), Concord, CA
Meeting Time: Second Monday of the month (Third Monday in June), 7:30 pm
Primary Contact: Mary Hicks Phone: [925] 289-0454
Secondary Contact: Harry Nichandros E-Mail: brs[at]ccmgs.org Phone: [925] 289-0454
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Weaverville - TRINITY GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
PO Box 159 (96093)

West Hills - ROCKATOMICS GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY
8500 Fallbrook (91305)

WHITTIER
Whittier Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 865
Whittier, California 90608
Meeting Place: Whittier Community Center 7630 Washington Ave Whittier CA
Meeting Time: Fourth Thursday of each month 7:30 pm
Primary Contact: Jay Vally E-Mail: res19pnb[at]verizon.net Phone: [626] 934-9764
Secondary Contact: Joe Goetz E-Mail: joenmar1[at]verizon.net Phone: [626] 914-5030
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

WILLITS
Willits Gems and Mineral Club
4500 Canyon Rd
Willits, California 95490
Meeting Place: 4500 Canyon Rd
Meeting Time: Third Sunday each month 2:00pm
Primary Contact: Shirley Streeter Phone: [707] 459-2534
Secondary Contact: Michael Streeter Phone: [707] 459-1740
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

WINDSOR
Santa Rosa Mineral and Gem Society
www.SRMGS.org
P.O. Box 1852
Windsor, California 95492
Meeting Place: 5690 C Old Redwood HWY building C Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Meeting Time: First Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Kendra E-Mail: webmaster[at]SRMGS.org Phone: [707] 528-7610
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

WOODLAND HILLS
Woodland Hills Rock Chippers
rockchippers.org
P.O. Box 205
Woodland Hills, California 91365
Meeting Place: Canoga Park Community Center 7248 Owensmouth Ave.Canoga Park Ca 91303
Meeting Time: 7:30 PM The third Saturday of each month
Primary Contact: Thalia Goldsworthy E-Mail: tgoldsworthy[at]earthlink.net Phone: [818] 349-2943
Secondary Contact: Mary Beth Pio E-Mail: jasperdreams[at]yahoo.com Phone: [818] 341-9635
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Yuba City - YUBA SUTTER TREASURER HUNTERS
767 Kiley Ave. (95991)

YUCAIPA
Yucaipa Valley Gem and Mineral Society
mysite.verizon.net/yucaipagem
P.O. Box 494
Yucaipa, California 92399
Meeting Place: Mousley Museum corner of Bryant and Panorama
Meeting Time: Second Thursday each month (except Dec.) 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Henry Cobb E-Mail: hccobb[at]verizon.net Phone: [909] 238-8143
Secondary Contact: Lee Peterson E-Mail: yvgmsbiz[at]yahoo.com Phone: [909] 794-0731
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies


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