The Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, Inc, is a nonprofit, taxexempt, educational organization. Our purpose shall be exclusively educational and social: (a) to increase and disseminate knowledge of the earth sciences pertaining to minerals, gems, rocks, artifacts, and fossils and similar subjects; (b) to promote and perpetuate knowledge of the lapidary arts;: (c) to encourage field trips; (d) to encourage greater public interest and education in gems fossils and minerals, cooperating with established institutions in such matters. The Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at our club building at 2328 Monument Road – Except – June, July, and August -meetings are on the fourth Thursday only – November and December meetings are on the second Thursday only. Classes and workshops are offered through out the year. Classes are announced and/or printed in the newsletter and published on this website.