Welcome to the homepage of the Monongahela Rockhounds. We are a mineral, fossil, and lapidary club in the Pittsburgh area. We are part of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies (EFMLS) which is part of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS). We have also now signed up for the Future Rockhounds of America program, created by the AFMS to provide activities for young rockhounds. For more information about the FRA program, see the kids page. Our members receive the Monongahela Rockhound News, the montly newsletter. Click here for a two-page sample. Mission Statement To promote, among its members and the general public, an interest in collection of minerals, fossils, and associated items. To promote their use in lapidary work. To promote the study and classification of minerals, gemstones, and other items of such nature. Membership Membership Application Form [PDF] Membership is open to all children and adults. Yearly dues are $10.00 for an individual and $20.00 for a family. To become a member, come to one of our monthly meetings or fill out the pdf application and mail it to the address on the form.
The Monongahela Rockhounds have monthly meetings. On the first Saturday of months September through June, a meeting is held at 7:30 pm in the Munhall Borough Building. The meeting length varies, but usually lasts about 2 hours. There is no meeting in December, July, or August.Munhall Borough Building
1900 West St
Homestead, PA, 15120-2535