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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On December 7th, we will be holding our annual special Christmas celebration, just like last year. The December meeting will take place at the usual place; the Knox United Church […]
November 2016 Meeting: David Bellamy – Gem Enhancements by Liz Kennedy David Bellamy treated the members to a very interesting and informative talk on gem enhancements. David made it very […]
Jewellery Workshop November 12 2016 A Beginners Workshop in wire jewellery At the Armour Heights Community Centre 2140 Avenue Road in North York This Class is open to all […]
Gem Enhancement with David Bellamy When precious or semi-precious minerals are mined from the earth, they usually have a general crystallographic shape. The stones are then transformed from their natural […]
Soapstone Carving Workshop Nov 5th The Gem and Mineral Club is pleased to announce that will a Soapstone Sculpture workshop will take place on Nov 5th; lead by the […]
Announcing our new dealer… Kawartha Minerals Inc. Bob and Brenda have been buying, selling and collecting minerals and faceted stones for 40 years. In addition to handling worldwide minerals they […]
Our October Meeting: Collecting Meteorites Yet another expert will share his knowledge at our next monthly meeting on October 5th. Alex Dolnycky, a member of the club and a very avid […]
Updates for 2016 Gem Show Swap & Sale room has a new location,just inside the inside entrance to the gym.A wide variety of minerals ,cut stones, fossils, cutting rough and […]
September 17,18 Coming soon Mark your calendar You Could wiin this ! […]
Here’s a preview of the minerals on this year’s live auction,Saturday September 17 Vanadanite […]