The Gem and Mineral Club of Scarborough (GMCS) is a hobby club founded in 1963 and incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation in 1997. Our aims, objectives and purpose are to:
* Encourage and promote all aspects of the hobby of collecting and studying rocks, minerals and fossils and of pursuing all types of lapidary work.
* Provide a forum for the free exchange of information and ideas regarding the hobby.
* Conserve natural resources.
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THE OSHAWA ROCK AND MINERAL CLUB There are many new rockhounds around the Toronto area today; that don’t know that, Oshawa had started a mineral club a few years before […]
Mineral Collecting in the Mineral capital of Canada Our October meeting will be held on Wednesday Oct 7th at the usual place; the Knox United Church Meeting. Our featured speaker […]
Our September Meeting Was All About Garnets By Liz Kennedy The members were treated to a wonderful talk by Jim Denas. He enlightened us about the different types of garnets and […]
A ROCKHOUNDS MEMORIES I was looking through some old pictures and I found one that brought back a few memories. Here’s a picture from the past, 1981 at the […]
2015 Fossil Collecting By Kevin Kidd Saturday, May 30 As you know, we had Jerry Bastedo from the Penn-Dixie site in western NY give a presentation to the club recently […]
Visit The Auction At Our Annual Show Be sure to come to our Wonders of the Earth on September 19th and 20th at […]
All About Garnets Our September Meeting If you like gems, gemmy garnets and a few diamonds thrown in for good measure, you will like the September meeting, presented by another […]
The Scarborough Mineral Club has a bit of a tradition of holding a June, Mineral Club get together. While we count on the ladies to bring goodies to appease our […]
A Trip to Africa And a Birthday Party Feature Picture shows Paul Wellhauser with enthusiastic Members. The June meeting was a tale of adventure. Rather it was tale of a […]
The Marble Quarries Of Madoc On Sunday May 24th The Gem and Mineral Club of Scarborough had their first field trip in quite some time and it turned quite; very […]