Welcome!
Visitors are always welcome at our meetings!  Bring a friend, colleague, family
member --ANYONE who shares a passion for gems, minerals or fossils!

For more meeting information, see the Membership page.

PLEASE NOTE!
The Science Center has acquired the Garden Club building from the County, and is
moving all club meetings there. Starting in March we will be back at our old home!!

Our next meeting will be
August 21, 2014, 7:30 PM
NOTE: Back to the Garden Club

NOTICE: Cabbing Open Shops
Tuesday & Friday nights 6-9 PM -
Cancelled until further notice

August Program:
Art Samuels of Vivid Diamonds and Jewelry is a highly accredited expert
and lecturer on many facets (pun!) of precious stones. Art will present an
exciting seminar this month for us on colored stones. Prepared to be
dazzled and bring your questions.

August Jr. Program:
This month the Junior Rockhounds will be continuing their discussion on
rock tumblers and how they work and how to take care of them. Lawrence
will be bringing in a rock tumbler for the juniors to see.










If you have questions about the club, visit to the Contacts page
and let us know how we can help you.


Not a member yet?  We can fix that!
Click HERE for a membership application, or go to our Membership page for more
information about what our Society offers.

You can bring the application to the next general meeting, or mail it to:
PO Box 18095,  West Palm Beach, FL, 33416  

Is there something you'd like to see on the website or have you come across
a broken link?  E-mail our trusty
webmaster and let him know!
Club Purpose:
To associate persons of the Palm Beach area of Florida
who are interested in earth sciences, to work together
as an organization in the gathering, cutting,displaying,
and studying of rocks, shells, artifacts, and any kind of
scientific objects of interest to the individual and the
organization to promote community interest in these
objects.
Current RockHound
Newsletter: New
issues published
mid-month
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information
West Palm Beach, Florida
Meetings are held at the Garden Club building, across from the S. Florida Science Center
located at 4800 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
August spotlight!
What is the August
birthstone?
Currently its Peridot.

But it wasn't always...

Traditionally the August
birthstone was Sardonyx.
A form of Agate with
parallel bands of brownish
to red alternating or  
sometimes black bands.
Junior Rockhounds Page!
Click on the crystal!
The society is a member of the Eastern Federation of
Mineralogical & Lapidary Societies Inc. and the
Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Inc.,
which are affiliated with the American Federation of
Mineralogical Societies. Our members are able to
participate in activities sponsored by these
organizations.
Search the Society's site.
Click image above  
for a PDF
of the Society's
brochure