Source: Map of Michigan
The Michigan Mineralogical Society was organized in 1935 by a Michigan group of mineral collectors interested in furthering the hobby of mineral, fossils, gem collecting, geology and earth science education in Michigan. The Society is incorporated as a non-profit educational organization and is a member of both the American Mineralogical Societies and Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies. Organized in March 1935, it is the oldest Society/Club in the Midwest Federation and in Mid America. “The Conglomerate” is the official bulletin of Michigan Mineralogical Society, first published in 1940 and is one of the oldest in the United States.
Today, membership is open to all persons interested in the education and promoting interest in all aspects of collecting, mineralogy, paleontology, and the earth sciences. The Michigan Mineralogical Society meets on the second Monday of the month, September through May (except October and January) at Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 N. Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303. At meetings, doors of the Institute open at 7:00 p.m. to allow time for MMS members and their guests to enjoy the mineral hall exhibits. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are always welcome at meetings. Membership applications may be obtained on this site or at the meetings. Annual Dues: Adult $20.00 Students $5.00, New member initiation fee of $5.00 with annual dues.
The Mount Clemens Gem & Lapidary Society has been in existence since 1969. Our purpose is to educate the general public about the lapidary arts and earth sciences. Announcements We have openings for the following positions: Recording Secretary, Treasurer. Mt. Clemens Public Library, 150 Cass Ave, Mt Clemens, MI 48043, North side between Mack Ave and Miller St. Don’t forget we have changed the day of the meetings to Wednesday starting at 6:30 for the board meeting and 7:00 for the membership meeting. NEXT MEETING IS Wednesday Nov. 2nd at 6:30 for board meeting with membership meeting starting shortly after. MEMBERSHIP INFO: Individual $20.00 Family $35.00 Initiation fee $2.00 per person Family consists of 1 or 2 parents with a child under 18. Make checks payable to MCGLS If renewing please include your Name, Address, Tel #’s and email address so we can keep our records up to date. Send payment to: MCGLS c/o Ken Kreskowiak 23159 Scotch Pine Ln Macomb MI 48042 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org subject: membership
The Flint Rock and Gem Club is a non-profit organization. Its purpose to promote and encourage the understanding of earth sciences, lapidary arts, and their related fields. Our goal is to share information with club members, educational institutions, and the general public. Club meetings are held every third Thursday of the month, January through October, at the Clio Senior Center 2136 W. Vienna Road in Clio. Please note there are no meetings in the months of November, December, and January. Executive board meeting: 6:00 pm. General membership meeting: 7:00pm. Visitors are always welcome. Membership dues are $10.00 per year, which includes the club newsletter, participation in the annual rock swap, the Flint Rock and Gem Show, club picnic, and annual banquet. Junior members (under 18 unless in college) are $5.00. Family memberships are also available for $20.00/year. Cabochon classes are on Mondays from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The Flint Rock and Gem Club is a member of Midwest Federation of Mineralogical & Geological Societies.
Our Mission The Livingston Gem and Mineral Society is a nonprofit organization and member of the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies. Our purpose is to promote, through educational means, public interest and increased knowledge in the fields of mineralogy, archaeology, paleontology, and the lapidary arts.
Come visit us!
We are located at the Hartland Consolidated School building
9525 E. Highland Rd.
Howell, MI 48843-9098
Monday: 10am – 1pm
Tuesday: 9am – 9pm Wednesday: 10am – 9pm Friday: 10am – 2pm