“Friends of Mineralogy of New Jersey is the NJ Chapter of the national Friends of Mineralogy organization whose objective is to promote, support, protect, and expand the collecting of mineral specimens, while furthering the recognition of the scientific, economic, and aesthetic value of minerals and mineral collecting.”

Club Meetings

Our club meetings are held monthly and feature a guest speaker, as well as fellowship with like minded collectors.

Field Trips

Field trips are for club members only. We go on several trips a year in surrounding states. Be sure to join so you don't miss out

Rock Shows

There are a number of rock shows in the area. Check back regularly to stay up to date with upcoming shows

Past Events

Mar 2, 2024

60th Annual Earth Science Gem and Mineral

Saturday March 2, 2024 and Sunday March 3, 2024

The Delaware Mineralogical Society, Inc. will hold its 60th Annual Earth Science Gem and Mineral Show at Same Location as 2023 --  DoubleTree by Hilton; 4727 Concord Pike (Rt-202); Wilmington, Delaware 19803. Hours Saturday are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.


Family Friendly show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens; a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry; raffles of interesting specimens and a children’s area, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens.


Admission: Seniors (60+) $5, Adults (18 - 59) $6 ($5 with coupon), Juniors (12 – 17) $3, Scouts in Uniform & Children under 12 Free when accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets only sold at the door


The Delaware Mineralogical Society is a non-profit organization, affiliated with the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, and dedicated to learning and teaching about the earth sciences, rocks, minerals, fossils and the lapidary arts. Membership is open to all who are interested in these areas. Info and Coupons at www.DMSrocks.org , www.facebook.com/DEMineralShow  or contact Christine Verdi - 1DMS.President@gmail.com (Show Chair)

Mar 2, 2024

The Lapidary & Mineral Society of Central CT Annual Show

This year's show will be held
March 2nd & 3rd, 2024
at the

Francis T Maloney High School
121 Gravel Street
Meriden, CT

Saturday, March 3rd from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 4th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Click here for a list of our 20 Dealers

specializing in
Minerals, Crystals, Fossils, Gemstones, Jewelry, Metaphysical stones, beads, Wire Wrapping, Gem Rough, Meteorites   ...and more!

We have a display area where club members showcase their collections. There is a kids table with games and prizes. We have a cabbing demonstration and more.

Take the East Main Street exit off I-91 in Connecticut


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