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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Our Next Meeting The Importance Of Rare Earth Metals Our January meeting will feature a talk on rare earth minerals by our resident mineral collector, David Bellamy. A rare earth […]
What a Swell Party Close to seventy people turned to our Christmas potluck and party; and they were not disappointed. What a swell party it was. Everything got off on […]
It was wonderful to see my old friend Dave Joyce come down to our club meeting and entertain us. I first met Dave when he came to the Scarborough club […]
Gem and Mineral Shows In 2015 As 2014 comes to an end our thoughts are on upcoming 2015 shows. Here are some of the Gem and Mineral Shows you might […]
Christmas Times a’comin! Christmas times a’comin! On December 3rd, we are holding a special celebration, just like last year. The December meeting will take place at the usual place; the […]
Saturday at the Science Centre, Finally after such a long delay, and now being qualified to use the equipment, we were both back in the Rock n’ Mineral booth. I […]
A Silurian Fish Story The One That Got Away Our November Meeting As a Palaeontologist David Rudkin, is not in the business of telling fish stories. But our last meeting […]
November 5 Fossil Night at the Gem and Mineral Club of Scarborough November 5th will be fossil night at the monthly meeting of the Gem Mineral Club of Scarborough. […]
Elementary Crystallography with Kathy LaHay Those of us who eventually get serious about collecting minerals, at one time or another, get exposed to the technical aspects of how crystals […]
HICKORY HILLS a collecting trip The first and only time I had been to Hickory Hills, was back in the 1980’s. Then It was a small area in the bush, that abounded […]