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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A Review January 2017 Meeting: Mosaics with George Lavaroto by Liz Kennedy George introduced us to the wonderful world of mosaics. Mosaics date back 4000 years. Mosaics are made from […]
Mark your Calendar for March 1 2017 Come early, 7 pm, to view a large selection of Mineral and Gem related items Auction begins at 7:30 pm Don’t forget to […]
Our February Meeting: Collecting Sites in Northern and Southern Ontario with Michael Gordon Our February meeting will be take place at the usual place, the Knox United Church Meeting Hall, […]
MARBLE MOSAICS The January meeting will be held on January 4th at the Knox United Church, 2569 midland Avenue beginning at 8:00 pm. The presentation will feature a talk and […]
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 […]
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 […]