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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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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
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

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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

ANAHEIM
Faceters Guild of Southern California
www.FGOSC.com
Box 5433
Buena Park, CA 90622
Anaheim, California 90622
Meeting Place: St. Mark's United Medodist, 3700 W. Orange Ave., Anaheim
Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: Gene Phone: [951] 808-0602
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

ANAHEIM
Searchers Gem & Mineral Society, Inc
www.searchersrocks.org
P.O. Box 3492
Anaheim, California 92803
Meeting Place: Downtown Community Ctr. 250 E. Center St., Anaheim
Meeting Time: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: Norbert Bernhardt E-Mail: members[at]searchersrocks.org Phone: [714] 904-2181
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

ANDERSON
Shasta Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
shastagemandmineral.com
19652 Hirsch Ct
Anderson, California 96007
Meeting Place: Anderson Grange Hall
Meeting Time: 2nd Friday each month at 6:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: Steve Puderbaugh E-Mail: steve[at]applyaline.com Phone: [530] 604-2951
Secondary Contact: Charlie McKee Phone: [530] 365-9266
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

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
antiochlapidaryclub.tripod.com/
P.O. Box 91
Antioch, California 94509
Meeting Place: 453 Fulton Shipyard Rd
Meeting Time: Second and forth Thursday each month 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Mark Paslay E-Mail: peggypaslay[at]sbc.com Phone: [925] 757-0630
Secondary Contact: Ellen Bauer E-Mail: jbauer[at]wwwdb.org Phone: [925] 458-2539
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

APPLE VALLEY
High Desert Gold Diggers
P.O. Box 552
Apple Valley, California 92307
Meeting Place: Hansen Hall, Church of the Valley, 14933 Wakita Rd
Meeting Time: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: Alan Molineux E-Mail: amolineux[at]gmail.com Phone: [760] 951-7064
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

BAKERSFIELD
Bakersfield Mineral Mites
1200 Dolores St
Bakersfield, California 93305
Meeting Place: East Bakersfield Veterans Hall
Meeting Time: 2nd Friday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: President Phone: [661] 324-5907
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

BAKERSFIELD
San Joaquin Valley Lapidary Society
P.O. Box 80171
Bakersfield, California 93388
Meeting Place: Rancho Rio Stables, Bakersfield
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednsday - 6:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: President E-Mail: cwby42[at]hotmail.com Phone: [661]391-8458
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

BANNING
San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society
P.O. Box 424
Banning, California 92220
Meeting Place: 1166 Beaumont Ave., Beaumont
Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday, 6 p.m.(except Feb, July, Aug, & Dec.)
Primary Contact: Jeff E-Mail: jeffiner[at]pobox.com Phone: [unl] ist-ed00
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

BARSTOW
Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society
www.http://www.mdgms.org
Box 136
Barstow, California 92312
Meeting Place: 25647 W. Main St.
Meeting Time: 1st Friday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: Kent Berryman E-Mail: email[at]mdgms.org Phone: [760] 255-1030
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

BORREGO SPRINGS
Borrego Rock and Gem Club
www.abdnha.org/bragclub.html
c/o ABDNHA, 652 Palm Canyon Dr
Borrego Springs, California 92004
Meeting Place: ABDNHA Center, 652 Palm Canyon Dr
Meeting Time: Last Saturday, 10:00 a.m. (except Jul, Aug, Sep)
Primary Contact: Main desk personal E-Mail: bragmail[at]yahoo.com Phone: [760] 767-3052
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

CARMEL
Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society
www.cvgms.org
P.O. Box 22756
Carmel, California 93922
Meeting Place: Pacific Grove Museum Nat. History, 165 Forest Ave. Pacific Grove
Meeting Time: 1st Friday 7 p.m.
Primary Contact: Frank Carrillo E-Mail: poygee[at]hotmail.com Phone: [831] 883-2045
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

CANOGA PARK
Rockatomics Gem & Mineral Society
www.rockatomics.org
P.O. Box 346
Canoga Park, California 91305
Meeting Place: Pierce College, 6201 Winnetka, Woodland Hills
Meeting Time: 2nd Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: Gary Levitt E-Mail: Garytherockhound[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [818] 993-3802
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

CASTRO VALLEY
Castro Valley - Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley
www.mgscv.org
P.O. Box 2145
Castro Valley, California 94545
Meeting Place: Church of Christ, 22307 Montgomery St, Hayward, CA 94545
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm, 3rd Tuesday of month except July and August
Primary Contact: Ron Miller, President E-Mail: info[at]mgscv.org Phone: [510] 887-9007
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

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

CULVER CITY
Culver City Rock & Mineral Club
www.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: Rick Shaffer Phone: [310] 391-8429
Secondary Contact: General Info E-Mail: info[at]culvercityrocks.org Phone: [310] 836-4611
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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
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

FAIR OAKS
Fossils for Fun
www.fossilsforfun.org
P.O. Box 2484
Fair Oaks, California 95628
Meeting Place: Woman's Thursday Club, 10625 F.O. Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA
Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday of month, 7:00 p.m. (except July, Aug, Dec.)
Primary Contact: Debbie Bunn Phone: [916] 929-6665
Secondary Contact: Keith Lindholm E-Mail: lindholm[at]hotmail.com Phone: [916] 638-2314
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, Inc.
fgms.org
123 W. Alvarado Street
Fallbrook, California 92028
Meeting Place: FGMS Building
Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday, 7pm Except Feb 3rd Thursday (Dark July and August)
Primary Contact: Gail Kerry E-Mail: fgms[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [760] 728-1130
Secondary Contact: Angela Hicks E-Mail: fgms[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [760] 728-1130
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

FORT BRAGG
Mendocino Coast Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 868
Fort Bragg, California 95437
Meeting Place: Simpson Lane Clubhouse, 17300 Franklin Rd
Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday, potluck 7:00 p.m., meeting 8:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: Club House E-Mail: ejwebb[at]mcn.org Phone: [707] 964-1430
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

FRESNO
Fresno Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
340 W. Olive
Fresno, California 93728
Meeting Place: 340 W. Olive
Meeting Time: 4th Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: Newman Gill E-Mail: fgms1[at]psnw.com Phone: [559] 486-7280
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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
1010 E. Mt. View
Glendora, California 91741
Meeting Place: The Tower" 1425 E. Holt, Pomona, CA
Meeting Time: Tues. 7:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: Charles Bidwell E-Mail: larrybme2[at]aol.com Phone: [626] 963-4638
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

HERCULES
Northern California Geological Society
www.ncgeolsoc.org/
803-2 Orion
Hercules, California 94547
Meeting Place: Masonic Center, 9 Atarinda Rd, Orinda
Meeting Time: Last Wed. of month, 6:30 p.m. Social - 7 p.m
Primary Contact: Barbara Matz E-Mail: Barbmatz[at]yahoo.com Phone: [510] 964-1524
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

JOSHUA TREE
Hi Desert Rockhounds of Morongo Valley
7757 Rockwood Road
Joshua Tree, California 92252
Meeting Place: Visiting Nurse Association Bldg.
Meeting Time: First Wednesday of month except June, July August. 7:00 P.M.
Primary Contact: Mike Simley Phone: [760] 366-3980
Secondary Contact: Laura Tenney E-Mail: latenney[at]yahoo.com Phone: [760] 366-2098
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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, Aug and Dec. 6:45 pm
Primary Contact: Don Warthen E-Mail: odwarthen[at]verizon.net Phone: [562] 946-0828
Secondary Contact: Mary Ellen Ruiz E-Mail: lord.keepmesafe[at]verizon.net Phone: [562] 943-7485
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

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

LINCOLN
Sun City Lincoln Hills Gem & Mineral Society
1523 Sweet Juliet Lane
Lincoln, California 95648
Meeting Place: Kilaga Springs Lodge
Meeting Time: Last Thursday 3:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: David Fisk E-Mail: df022745[at]yahoo.com Phone: [916] 434-0747
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

LIVERMORE
Livermore Valley Lithophiles Gem and Mineral Society
www.lithophiles.com
P.O. Box 626
Livermore, California 94551-0626
Meeting Place: Main Livermore Library
Meeting Time: 7:30 PM 2nd Thursdays except July & August
Primary Contact: Bill Beiriger E-Mail: info[at]lithophiles.com Phone: [925] 443-5769
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

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 & Gem Society
P.O. Box 4082
Long Beach, California 90804
Meeting Place: Long Beach Senior Center
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday of each month except December @ 7pm
Primary Contact: Dot Beachler E-Mail: dotbeachler[at]cox.net Phone: [310] 325-3139
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

LOS ALTOS
Peninsula Gem & Geology Society
pggs.org
P.O. Box 952
Los Altos, California 94022
Meeting Place: Garden House, Shoup Park, 400 University Ave
Meeting Time: 4th Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. (except July and August)
Primary Contact: Tom Burchard E-Mail: jombur[at]msn.com Phone: [650] 473-9301
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

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
P.O. Box 269
Marysville, California 95901-3118
Meeting Place: Covillaud School 629 F Street Marysville
Meeting Time: Fourth Thursday of each month except July, Nov. and Dec. 7:30 pm
Primary Contact: Inez Berg E-Mail: inez_brg[at]yahoo.com Phone: [530] 633-4612
Secondary Contact: Carollyn Lutton Phone: [530] 823-1917
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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
moroks.com
P.O. Box 553
224 Oaks Ave
Monrovia, California 91017
Meeting Place: Methodist Church 140 E Palm Monrovia (basement, use east entrance off driveway)
Meeting Time: Third Thursday of each month 7:00pm
Primary Contact: Jo Anna Ritchey E-Mail: joannaritchey[at]gmail.com Phone: [626] 359-1624
Secondary Contact: Janie Duncan E-Mail: janieduncan[at]altrionet.com Phone: [626] 359-8157
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

NAPA
Napa Valley Rock & Gem Club
www.nvgemclub.theredbead.com
P.O. Box 404
Napa, California 94559
Meeting Place: Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson St.
Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (except July & August)
Primary Contact: M. Haley E-Mail: ladybuglane[at]hughes.net Phone: [707] 252-7565
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

NEWARK
The Original California Searchers
36536 Hafner St
Newark, California 94560
Meeting Place: Ashland Holy Ghost Assn. Hall, 16490 Kent, San Leandro
Meeting Time: 3rd Thursday. 7:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: James Junette Phone: [510] 793-5081
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 at 7:30 PM
Primary Contact: H. Webber E-Mail: hwebber[at]Pacbell,net Phone: [non] non-none
Secondary Contact: Earl Kangas E-Mail: SierraPelona[at]Yahoo.com
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

NORCO
Westend Prospectors
P.O. Box 87
Norco, California 92860
Meeting Place: Community Center, 3900 Hammer Ave.,
Meeting Time: 1st Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: Donald Crites E-Mail: dcrites[at]juno.com Phone: [626] 919-3645
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

ORANGE
West Coast Prospectors & Treasure Hunters Association
P.O. Box 2706
Orange, California 92857
Meeting Place: Garden Grove Women's Club, 9501 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
Primary Contact: B. J. Broughton E-Mail: texanbetty[at]ca.rr.com Phone: [310] 549-7188
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

OROVILLE
Feather River Lapiday and Mineral Society
www.orovillerocks.com
PO Box 2645
Oroville, California 95965
Meeting Place: 1430 Myers St., Oroville CA 95965
Meeting Time: 6:30pm on the third Tuesday of each month.
Primary Contact: Charlee Ann Lewis E-Mail: president[at]orovillerocks.com Phone: [530] 679-0288
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

OXNARD
Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society
www.oxnardgem.com
P.O. Box 246
Oxnard, California 93032
Meeting Place: Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, California 93030
Meeting Time: First Wednesday of the month (excluding holidays) at 7:30 PM
Primary Contact: Louisa Carey E-Mail: club_info[at]oxnardgem.com Phone: [503] 309-6147
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

PALMDALE
Palmdale Gem and Mineral Club, Inc
www.palmdalegemandmineral.com
P.O. Box 900279
Palmdale, California 93590
Meeting Place: Palmdale Cultural Center Palmdale, CA
Meeting Time: 4th Monday of each month 7:00 PM (except July and December)
Primary Contact: John Martin E-Mail: pgmc[at]antelecom.net Phone: [661] 916-9479
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

PALOS VERDES
Palos Verdes Gem and Mineral Society
www.palos-verdes-gem-and-mineral-society.org/
P.O. Box 1315, LOMITA, Ca 90274
Palos Verdes, California 90274
Meeting Place: The Community Room of the Palos Verdes Main Library (THIRD FLOOR) 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90717
Meeting Time: Second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m (except December). MEET AND GREET: 6:30 pm
Primary Contact: Tom Laymon E-Mail: pans4au[at]palos-verdes-gem-and-minerral-society.org Phone: [310] 544-0579
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

PARADISE
Paradise Gem & Mineral Club
www.paradisegem.org
P.O. Box 692
Paradise, California 95967
Meeting Place: Rec. Dept., Terry Ashley Hall, 6626 Skiway
Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday (activities) -- 4th Thursday, 6:45 p.m. (pot luck)
Primary Contact: Michael Eggleston, Phone: [530] 343-0894
Secondary Contact: Cathy Brimm Phone: [530] 877-7721
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

PASADENA
Mineralogical Society of Southern California (MSSC)
mineralsocal.org
1855 Idlewood Rd.
Glendale, California 91202-1053
Meeting Place: Pasadena City College
Meeting Time: Second Friday of each month at 7:30 PM (except Feb, Aug, Jan)
Primary Contact: Jim Kusely E-Mail: treasurer[at]mineralsocal.org Phone: [818] 240-7022
Secondary Contact: Ann Meister E-Mail: president[at]mineralsocal.org
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

PASADENA
Pasadena Lapidary Society
P.O. Box 5025
Pasadena, California 91117-0025
Meeting Place: Donald Wright Auditorium wing of the Pasadena Central Library at 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Meeting Time: Third Tuesday of the Month, 7:00 PM
Primary Contact: Joe Goetz E-Mail: joenmar1[at]verizon.net Phone: [626] 260-7239
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
P.O. Box 1672
Paso Robles, California 93447
Meeting Place: 2010 Riverside Ave
Meeting Time: 3rd Monday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: Richard Smithen E-Mail: jonme2[at]wildblue.net Phone: [805] 467-2966
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

PLACERVILLE
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
www.eldoradomineralandgem.org
P.O. Box 950
Placerville, California 95667
Meeting Place: Senior Center, 937 Spring St.
Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: Club House E-Mail: info[at]eldoradomineralandgem.org Phone: [530] 676-2472
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

REDLANDS
Southern California Micro-Mineralogists
2 Summit Ave
Redlands, California 92373
Meeting Place: Jurupa Cultural Centger, Riverside
Meeting Time: 3rd Saturday, 10 a.m. (April, August, November)
Primary Contact: Alan Wilkins E-Mail: alan.j.wilkins[at]kp.org Phone: [949] 589-8608
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

REDWOOD CITY
Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society
sgms.driftmine.com/home.htm
P.O. Box 1245
Redwood City, California 94064
Meeting Place: Community Activities Bldg, 1400 Roosevelt Ave
Meeting Time: 3rd Monday 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: C. Corden E-Mail: ccorden[at]comcast.net Phone: [650] 248-7155
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

RIDGECREST
Indian Wells Gem & Mineral Society
www.indianwells.weebly.com
P.O. Box 1481
Ridgecrest, California 93550
Meeting Place: 527 W. Upjohn Ave.
Meeting Time: 4th Monday, 7:30 p.m. (except July, Aug., Dec.)
Primary Contact: John DeRosa, E-Mail: erich[at]ridgenet.net Phone: [760] 375-7905
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

ROSEVILLE
Roseville Rock Rollers G & M Society
www.rockrollers.com
P.O. Box 212
Roseville, California 95678
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
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.sacramentomineralsociety.org
P. O. Box 160544
Sacramento, California 95816
Meeting Place: 4205 LeMay Street
Meeting Time: 2nd & 3rd Thursday of each month @7:00 pm
Primary Contact: Joe Shook E-Mail: jeanshook[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [916] 224-7248
Secondary Contact: Paul Rubstello E-Mail: Paulrubstello1[at]frontiernet.net Phone: [916] 682-5330
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SALINAS
Salinas Valley Rock & Gem
salinasrockandgem.com
P O Box 12
Salinas, California 93901
Meeting Place: Location moves check website
Meeting Time: 3rd Monday 7pm
Primary Contact: Bob Braun E-Mail: bob1[at]bobbraun.net Phone: [831] 771-2089
Secondary Contact: Karin Salomon E-Mail: kcbakes27[at]yahoo.com Phone: [831] 375-5233
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SAN BERNARDINO
Orange Belt Mineralogical Society
obmsrocks.yolasite.com
205 W. Benedict #8
San Bernardino, California 92408
Meeting Place: 205 W. Benedict #8, San Bernardino, CA 92408
Meeting Time: Monday - Thursday 5 pm to 9 pm and Saturday 10 am to 3 pm
Primary Contact: Shane Ripley E-Mail: obms_pr[at]yahoo.com Phone: [909] 557-3605
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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
Gemological Society of San Diego
P.O. Box 161106
San Diego, California 92176
Meeting Place: Mineral & Gem Bldg., Spanish Village,
Meeting Time: 1st Monday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: C.A. Davis Phone: [858] 278-9987
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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 FRANCISCO
Bay Area Searchers
1447 32nd Ave.
San Francisco, California 94122
Meeting Place: First Baptist Church, 1005 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno
Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: President E-Mail: bobbygoldplating[at]comcast.net Phone: [650] 589-7951
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society
www.sfgms.org
4134 Judah St
San Francisco, California 94122
Meeting Place: Club House 4134 Judah St
Meeting Time: 1st Friday, 8 p.m.
Primary Contact: Club House E-Mail: webmaster[at]sfgms.org Phone: [415] 564-4230
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 LUIS OBISPO
San Luis Obispo Gem & Mineral Club
www.slogem.org
P.O. Box 563
San Luis Obispo, California 93406
Meeting Place: Senior Center, 1455 Santa Rosa
Meeting Time: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: Noah Doughty E-Mail: nwdoughty[at]gmail.com Phone: [805] 481-7248
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SANTA ANA
Santa Ana Rock & Mineral
www.sarmclub.com
Santa Ana Rock & Minerla
P.O. Box 51
Santa Ana, California 92702
Meeting Place: 10739 Los Jardines West
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM, 3rd Wednesday of month, except July & December
Primary Contact: Pamela Greene E-Mail: pam1.greene[at]gmail.com Phone: [949] 548-0752
Secondary Contact: James DeMarco E-Mail: jimjan9104[at]msn.com Phone: [714] 963-3708
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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, Inc.
www.omsinc.org
PO Box 106
Santa Maria, California 93456
Meeting Place: St. Joseph's Church Parrish Hall - 298 S. Thompson Ave. Nipomo, CA 93444
Meeting Time: 7 pm Second Wednesday except June & December
Primary Contact: Wes Lingerfelt E-Mail: info[at]omsinc.org Phone: [805] 929-3788
Secondary Contact: Debbie Hood E-Mail: debilhood1[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [805] 481-6860
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SANTA ROSA
Santa Rosa Mineral and Gem Society
www.srmgs.org
P.O. Box 1852
Windsor, California 95492
Meeting Place: SRMGS SHOP-5690 C Old Redwood Hwy-Santa Rosa
Meeting Time: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7:30 P.M.
Primary Contact: Debbie G. E-Mail: srmgs-membership[at]comcast.net Phone: [707] 528-7610
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SHINGLE SPRINGS
Northern California Mineralogical Association
www.oocities.com/yedlinite/Info.htm
4620 Doe St
Shingle Springs, California 95682
Meeting Place: El Dorado Community Hall
Meeting Time: 4th weekend in June, once a year
Primary Contact: John Clinkenbeard E-Mail: clikenbeard[at]softcom.net Phone: [916] 688-3667
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

STOCKTON
Sacramento Mineral Society Web Page
www.stocktonlapidary.com
3136 Anita St
Stockton, California 95209
Meeting Place: SLMC Clubhouse, 3136 Anita St
Meeting Time: 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m. (except July & Aug.)
Primary Contact: Dorothy Tonnacliff E-Mail: rockchipseditor[at]comcast.net Phone: [209] 946-0113
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

SUTTER CREEK
Amador County Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 794
Sutter Creek, California 95685
Meeting Place: Clubhouse - Sutter Creek ( behind old Sutter Creek Grammar School, 5 Broad St
Meeting Time: 4th Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. (program)
Primary Contact: President E-Mail: blackwolf[at]linkunet.com Phone: [209] 296-5597
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

TEHACHAPI
Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society
C/O 26860 Columbia Way
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] 821-4650
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

THOUSAND OAKS
Conejo Gem & Mineral Club
www.cgamc.org
1961 Havenwood Dr. Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
Thousand Oaks, California 91362
Meeting Place: 403 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA
Meeting Time: 2nd Thursday each month, Youth programs 7pm, meeting 7:30pm
Primary Contact: Robert Sankovich E-Mail: rmsorca[at]adelphia.net Phone: [805] 494-7734
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

TORRANCE
South Bay Lapidary & Mineral Society, Inc.
palosverdes.com/sblap
South Bay Lapiday & Mineral Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1606
Torrance, California 90250
Meeting Place: Torrance Public Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd, Meeting Room
Meeting Time: 7PM, 1st Tuesday of the Month (except January, & September)
Primary Contact: Gale Fussello E-Mail: fusselo[at]sbcglobal.net Phone: [310] 639-7284
Secondary Contact: Leslie Neff E-Mail: lesneff[at]aol.com Phone: [310] 318-2170
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

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

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
www.vgms.org
P.O. Box 1573
Ventura, California 93002
Meeting Place: The Senior Recreation Center, 420 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura, CA 93001
Meeting Time: Jan-Oct; 4th Wednesday each month. (Nov-Dec.; 2nd Wednesday due to holidays)
Primary Contact: Jim Brace Thompson E-Mail: jbraceth[at]roadrunner.com Phone: [805] 659-3577
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

VICTORVILLE
Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Society
vvgmc.org
15056 B Seventh St.
Victorville, California 92392
Meeting Place: Gem and Mineral Club, 15056 B Seventh St
Meeting Time: 4th Tuesday of each month 6:30 pm
Primary Contact: Cyndy Mandell E-Mail: cynmandell[at]yahoo.com Phone: [760] 245-2330
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 and Mineral Society, Inc
vistarocks.org
P.O. Box 1641
Vista, California 92056
Meeting Place: Gloria McClellan Center, 1400 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista
Meeting Time: Third Thursday at 7pm except July & Aug
Primary Contact: Ray Pearce E-Mail: raysrocks[at]cox.net Phone: [760] 726-7570
Secondary Contact: Cathy Howland E-Mail: cathy.vgms[at]aol.com Phone: [760] 631-2738
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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: Therese Clark Phone: [925] 289-0454
Secondary Contact: Harry Nichandros E-Mail: bob[at]ccmgs.org Phone: [925] 289-0454
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

WEAVERVILLE
Trinity Gem & Mineral Society
www.snowcrest.net/wb6fzh/tcgem1.html
P.O. Box 159
Weaverville, California 96093
Meeting Place: Trinity County Lapidary School, Lowden Park
Meeting Time: 3rd Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
Primary Contact: L. R. Jennewein E-Mail: TrinityGemAndMineral[at]PeoplePC.com Phone: [530] 623-1183
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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

WILDOMAR
Lake Elsinore Gem & Mineral Society
33040 Dowman St.,
Wildomar, California 92530
Meeting Place: Lakeland Village Mid Sch, muti-purpose room, 18730 Gramd Ave. LE
Meeting Time: 4th Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (Except July and August)
Primary Contact: Joann Mccracken E-Mail: rocklady[at]dslextreme.com Phone: [951] 678-3106
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

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

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

YUCCA VALLEY
First Class Miners
www.firstclassminers.org
P.O. Box 2127
Yucca Valley, California 92286
Meeting Place: Check calendar on website for place and time.
Meeting Time: Bi-monthly meetings (Jan, Mar, Apr, June, Aug, Oct,
Primary Contact: Doug Peercy E-Mail: fcm2009president[at]firstclassminers.org Phone: [760] 819-9020
Federation (Regional) Affiliation: California Federation of Mineralogical Societies


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