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.

IMPORTANT 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
M
ay 15, 2014, 7:30 PM
Seashells:  Gems from the Sea
Bob from the Broward Shell Club will give a presentation on the wide
world of shells. He will discuss the why, what and wherefore of shells . You
will see some of the rarest and most beautiful shells he has collected for
over 40 years.



William Holland Lapidary School has announced their 2014 schedule.
Click
HERE to go to their website.

Thanks to all who came out to the South Florida Science Center and
Aquarium for the Center's presentation of GEMS ROCK!
and the unveiling of it's new Gem Panning Station, sponsored in part by
the Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches!

Gem Panning Station construction pictures...click
HERE
To see the Palm Beach Post's article about the Gem Panning Station
click
HERE

Visit the LINKS page for the latest edition of the
Florida Geological Survey newsletter!

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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Federation
logo for more
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
April spotlight!
Click on the picture for more
information and a full size
picture
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 to the
left  for a PDF
of the Society's
brochure
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