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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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 […]
Announcing Wonders of the Earth 2014 Gem and Mineral Club of Scarborough Celebrating 44 years of Gem and Mineral Exhibits September 13th & 14th 2014 Don Montgomery Community Centre 2467 […]
EGANVILLE 2014 When I heard that the Buffalo Mineral club was going to one of my favourite collecting sites, the Miller Property in Eganville. Don Lapham their trip leader has […]
A COLLECTING TRIP to PA by Dick Stata When your a Mineral Collector, it has it’s advantages to belong to more than 1 mineral club. I joined the Buffalo club […]
When Big Things Hit The Earth Well we’ve waited a long while for this, but we are finally going find out how the Sudbury structure was really formed. After […]
THE CLUB POTLUCK by Dick Stata June 28 Thanks again to Nick and Elfi for opened their home and hosting the Scarborough Mineral Clubs annual Potluck and this year, the […]
THE PINCH PRESENTATION June 4 2004 Thanks to Blair Campbell, the Scarborough club hosted one of the worlds premier Mineral Collectors and Mineral Identifiers, William Pinch. Introduced by Michael […]
FLORIDA SAND One of the main rock building chemical’s is Calcium, the main component of a wide variety Sedimentary rocks. I had never really given much thought about Calcium, other than […]