Rocks!
Minerals!
Crystals!

Fluorescents!
Jewelry!
Grab Bags!
Free Info!
Come Visit us in the
MINING & MINERALS BUILDING
at the
EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
June 13 - 16, 2019
( More info about our exhibit...)     (County Fair's web site..)
You are
Welcome
to Enter a
Rock
and
Gem Display
See Entry Rules
EDC Mineral & Gem Society Logo
Placerville, CA

El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

The mission of the El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society is to offer a congenial and proactive environment in which to study and share interests in rocks, minerals, earth sciences, and the lapidary arts.

The Society:

 What's Happening

 About Us

 Monthly Meetings

 Membership

  Education  includes
  School Presentations and
  Junior Program

 Scholarship

Activities & Events:

 Field Trips

 Trip Schedule 

 Lapidary/Jewelry

 Rock & Gem Show

 County Fair Display

 Yearly Calendar

MEMBERS AREA
 Permission is required for Calendar and Schedules.

Other Interests:

 Stifle-Traverse Crk

 Links & References

 Visitor Links

 Placerville Weather

  Other Weather
  Google Maps
 

Junior's Page


MEMBER OF:

California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(CFMS)


American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(AFMS)



Field Trip Chairmen's Association Inc.
("Co-op")


American Lands Access Association(ALAA)

We host the Mining & Minerals Building
at the:

El Dorado County Fair
___________

 HOW TO
CONTACT US:

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 950
Placerville, CA 95667
Telephone
(530) 676 - 2472

email

Please contact Webmaster if you would like to share web site links or have comments about the site.

 Meetings:

Our regular monthly General Membership Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, starting at 7:00 p.m., at:
         American Legion Hall, El Dorado Post 119
         4561 Greenstone Rd,  Placerville, California

Located about 2.5 miles west of the town of El Dorado between Mother Lode Drive and Highway 50, Exit 41.   See Map

General Meetings & Presentations:

JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING: THURSDAY, MAY 16.
Our Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.
Visitors are always welcome!
  Map to American Legion Hall 

 Junior Rockhound Program:                   Junior's Page

Junior Member Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month except during summer months, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street, Placerville.  Sign-up is required.
More about our Junior & Other Educational Programs    Map to Senior Center   

 Lapidary Arts:

Lapidary Workshops are held on the each Wednesday of the month,  January thru November from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street.
Advance sign-up is required and a minimum number must be reached for each workshop.
To sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes, please contact Lapidary Chairperson or sign up at the General Meetings  More about Lapidary      
Map to Senior Center   

 Jewelry Arts:

Jewelry Arts Classes are generally scheduled on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street. Sign up for most classes is required. To sign up for Classes, please contact Jewelry Arts Chairperson or sign up at the General Meetings. 
Upcoming classes:
     May 14 - Freeform wire wrap
     May 28 - Finish project
    Jun 11- Pierce work pendant
    Jun 25- Finish project

More about Jewelry Arts      Map to Senior Center   
 Field Trips
Write-ups are available at meetings or contact field trip leader for details from list in our April Newsletter.  Direct Link to online detailed list coming soon.
  Field Trip Schedule.     

 Other Activities:

EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR - June 13 - 16, 2019
We will host the Mining and Minerals Building at the El Dorado County Fair.
This is a great time for the whole family to see over 30 Minerals Displays and get to know what our society is all about. 
Visit us at our Information Table and enjoy the displays.
CASE DISPLAY ENTRY is open to the Public & Members! See 2019 Mining & Minerals Display Entry Rules

Rocks Gems MineralsANNUAL ROCK & GEM SHOW
October 19 & 20, 2019
We look forward to seeing you at our 2019 Rock, Gem & Mineral Show at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA.
 

OUR SHOWS PAGE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION & WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON Dealer inquiries are invited

COUNTY LIBRARY DISPLAY.
Our members will  provide a Rock and Mineral display at the Placerville Library during the month of AugustThe library is located at 345 Fair Lane, Placerville
Map.