About

“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

Feb 20, 2024

Origins of Gemstones in Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rocks

Professor Steve Okulewicz from Hofstra University on Long Island, New York will do a presentation on the Origins of Gemstones in Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks. He will review the conditions under which these minerals/gemstones form, especially those that occur in igneous pegmatite rocks. Professor Okulewicz has taught courses at Hofstra University in geology, geochemistry, and gemology. He is also the current President of the Staten Island Geological Society.

Geology365

Geology365 is a FREE to use collection and club management software.
As an individual, you can catalog your collection as well as design and print custom labels.
As a club, you can manage your club activities (meetings, field trips, and rock shows), membership, and host your website (this site is a Geology365.com site). create your free account

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