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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I’ve Got One Of Those too: A dealers Lament Dealers Are Former Rockhounds Both Jennifer and I were very fortunate to be able to take early retirement. There may be […]
Another Successful Auction The auction was a success. By all accounts it turned out well. Much of the credit goes to our President, Russ Bruce. The President used great organizing […]
February 4th 2015 Scarborough meeting by Dick Stata Mother Nature or maybe it was Old Man Winter who conspired, after Mondays storm, to add a little more white stuff on […]
Insects In Amber-Our May Meeting Picture: International Amber Association From the Jonas Damzen Collection Due to unforeseen Circumstances our scheduled guest speaker was unable to give her presentation at our […]
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 […]