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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Rocks to cut & polish, minerals for your collection , fossils, books ,tools and more. Here is a partial list of what we are offering. For a complete list check […]
Meteorites from Fireballs to Falls and Finds Our February Meeting: February 3rd, 2016 A discussion of past and present fireball events and what can be learned from them. Dr. Phil McCausland., […]
DINOSAUR PHOTOS Our January meeting featured a most interesting and informative discussion by Mark Rehkopt on the reconstruction of dinosaurs and other fossils. Marks work is displayed in Museums of nature throughout […]
For More disastrous pictures see their facebook ROAD CUT COLLECTING by Dick Stata The road cut appeared like magic, a sentinel beside the road. A rumpled marvel of engineering, […]
Paleoart, Dinosaurs and Museum Exhibits; Mark Rehkopf Mark Rehkopf, was born in Kitchener and attended Elmira high school. Mark has artwork in museums throughout North America, including the American Museum […]
ISABEL POWELL AND DICK SHERRIN Donna and I were saddened to hear of Isabel’s passing, even though it had been years since we last saw her. When Dick […]
Our November Meeting by Liz Kennedy November Meeting: Elections and Speaker strong>Four positions on the executive were filled by acclimation. The transfer of position to the new executive occurs in […]
A Celebration Of Another Successful Year Snowflake: a dendritic crystal of the most common mineral on earth We are once again planning our Holiday Celebration meeting, at our usual meeting […]
October Meeting: Mineral Collecting in the Mineral Capital of Canada by Liz Kennedy Over 70 members came to our October meeting to hear a presentation on mineral collecting. Corey Labans treated […]
November meeting: Fossilized Plants That Still Exist Today Aron Muscott Plants form an entire kingdom of life forms. Without them life on Earth would be impossible. Fossil plants are the […]