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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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 […]
Gem and Mineral Shows As summer approaches there are numerous gem and mineral shows for you to attend. Here are some of the summer and fall Gem and Mineral Shows […]
A Summary of our May meeting Anna Stapf is a former member of the Gem and Mineral Club of Scarborough and an expert on Baltic amber, For the past 18 […]
The Minerals, Art and Culture of Central and Southern Africa Our June meeting will feature a bit of a change of pace. We are pleased to announce that one of […]
Collecting Fossils At Penn Dixie About 60 members of the Gem and Mineral Club of Scarborough enjoyed an interesting presentation by Jared Bastedo, Executive Director of Penn Dixie Paleontological and […]
WHAT WAS HE THINKING by Dick Stata Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a serious Mineral Collector? What is it that drives a normally sane […]
I’ve Got One Of Those too: A dealers Lament Dealers Are Former Rockhounds Both Jennifer and I were very fortunate to be able to take early retirement. There may be […]