Faceted Gems
The gems beauty is revealed
from a rough stone.  
Malachite
Polished and set into a hand
made silver setting.
Free Form Silver

There are no limits when
designing jewelry.
Opals

Cut and cleaned ready for
shaping into designs.
Ameythst
A piece of rough geode set in
silver.
Amber

This fossilized tree resin is
millions of years old.
Soldering Silver

Making a ring from sterling
silver.
Cabachons

The cabachon design is the
most widely used in jewelry.
Making Jewelry

Combining jewelry and gems
is an age old art.
Gemstones

Once polished they can be
set into jewelry.
Coober Pedy Opal Fields
South Australia.
Please Contact Us To Update Any Info Please.

Austria

Vereinigung Steirischer Mineraliensammler - Website: http://www.vstm.at/

Belgium

Academie voor Mineralogie - Website: http://acam.be/

Association des Géologues Amateurs de Belgique - Website: http://www.agab.be/

Association des Micro Monteurs de Minéraux de Montigny-le-Tilleul
Website: http://www.quatrem.be/

Belgian Association Of Minerals Micromounters  
Website: http://www.beamm-desk.com/intro.htm

Club of Mineralogy and Paleontology of Belgium  
Website: http://www.cmpb.net/en/index.php

Cercle Géologique de Hainaut a.s.b.l. - Website: http://home.scarlet.be/~tsc87009/

Club Belge de Minéraux et Fossiles - Website: http://www.escargotite.be/

Club Hannutois d'Amateurs de Minéralogie et Paléontologie -
Website: http://www.champ-hannut.be/

Hona -et Natura v.z.w. - Website: http://www.hona.be/index.html

Vzw Lithos-Harelbeke Vereniging Voor Mineralogie En Paleontologie
Website: http://www.lithos-harelbeke.org/

Mineralogy Club of Antwerp, Belgium
P. Van den Bemdenlaan 107 B 2650 Edegem, Belgium
PHONE: +32 3 4408987
Website: http://www.minerant.org/about.html

Nautilus-Gent v.z.w. - Website: http://users.skynet.be/fa272025/

De Geologische Kring Tellus - Website: http://www.5stars.be/tellus/

Czech Republic

Southern Bohemian Mineralogy Club Site  
Website: http://www.mineraly.org/en/?clanek=1

Denmark

Stenvennerne - Copenhagen Amateur Geological Society
Website: http://www.stenvennerne.dk/

France

French Association of Micromineralogy
Website: http://www.micromineral.org/index-uk.html

Club de minéralogie de Chamonix  
Website: http://www.mineralogie-chamonix.org/?op=html&code=index

Club de Minéralogie et Fossiles de Boissy Saint Léger
Website: http://dupuisha.club.fr/accueil_gaf.htm

Club Geologique Des Ptt5 Impasse Amp& 69140 Rillieux La Pape
Website: http://pagesperso-orange.fr/jeanmarc.teissandier/

Club minéralogique du Roannais
62, rue du Maréchal Foch 42300 ROANNE
Website: http://pagesperso-orange.fr/roannemineraux/index.htm

Confédération française des ACTEURS des Sciences de la Terre Géopolis
Website: http://www.geopolis-fr.com/

Germany

Münchener Mineralienfreunde e.V. - Website: http://www.mineralienfreunde.de/

Mineralogischer Geologischer Arbeitskreis Saar e.V.
Website: http://www.mgas.de/

Mineralogischer Kreis Bayerischer Wald e.V.
Website: http://www.mineralogischer-kreis.de/

Stuttgarter Mineralien- und Fossilienfreude e.V.
Website: http://www.mineralien-fossilien-stuttgart.de/

Vereinigung der Freunde der Mineralogie und Geologie (VFMG) e.V.
Geschäftsstelle der VFMG Blumenthalstraße 40 · 69120 Heidelberg
Tel. 06221/413411 - Fax 06221/472660
E-Mail: geschaeftsstelle(at)vfmg.de
Website: http://www.vfmg.de/

Hong Kong

The Mineralogy Society of Hong Kong
www.minsochk.org

Hungary

Az ásványbarátok lelõhelye - Website: http://www.minerals.hu/

Italy

Associazione Anteo
Via Quarto dei Mille 17  Pescara,  Pescara  Abruzzo  65100  
Website: http://www.associazioneanteo.com/

Associazione Giovanni Cesaraccio
Website: http://web.tiscali.it/ass_cesaraccio/

AMI - Associazione Micro-mineralogica Italiana
Website: http://www.amiminerals.org/

Associazione Mineralogica e Paleontologica
Loc. Parrocchiali Chiesa San Miniato
Piazza Palmiro Togliatti - San Miniato - Siena
Website: http://www.amps.si.it/

Gruppo Avis Mineralogia Paleontologia (Scienze della Terra)
Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 1
50010 Badia a Settimo (FI)
Tel: 0557224141
Website: http://www.gamps.it/

Gruppo Mineralogico Geologico Napoletano
Website: http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/7679/

Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo
Museo Civico di Storia Naturale -
Corso Venezia, 55 - 20121 MILANO
Website: http://www.gmlmilano.it/

Gruppo Mineralogico Paleontologico Naturalistico Parmense
Per informazioni, contattare
il presidente - PESCE EMILIO,
Via Ernani, 17 43100 Parma (PR)
Telefono 0521.601253
Website: http://www.fis.unipr.it/~bersani/gmpnp.html

Gruppo Mineralogico Paleontologico Piacentino
Sede : Via Manzoni , 3
Scuola Media "Anna Frank"
Apertura: Giovedì Ore 21-23
Website: http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/4370/

Gruppo Mineralogico Scaligero (GMS)
Via Torrente Vecchio 5/B  37127 - VERONA - Italia
Telefono 0039 045 918390
Website: http://www.gmsvr.it/

Gruppo Mineralogico Valchiusella
Traversella, Valchiusella Valley, Turin County, Piedmont - Italy.
Website: http://gmv.traversella.com/

L'Istituto Valtellinese di Mineralogia
Website: http://www.ivmminerals.org/cg/scripts/default.asp

Gruppo   Orobico   Minerali
Casella Postale n. 1  24020 Torre Boldone (BG)
Website: http://utenti.lycos.it/gom/


New Zealand

Geological Society of New Zealand
PO Box 38951, Wellington Mail Centre
Website: http://www.gsnz.org.nz/

New Zealand Micro-Mineral Club
Website: http://homepages.ihug.co.nz/~pincha/minerals.htm

Otago Rock & Mineral Club
The Otago Rock and Mineral Club meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30
pm. The club is situated at 53 Malvern Street, Woodhaugh, Dunedin, New
Zealand. Postal address is 8 Mataora Road, Kenmure, Dunedin 9011
Website: sites.google.com/site/theotagorockandmineralclub/

National Assn for NZ Rock & Mineral Clubs
219 Maidstone Rd
Avonhead
Christchurch.

Auckland Geological Lapidary Society
PO Box 24-334
Royal Oak
Auckland 6

Canterbury Mineral and Lapidary Club
14 Reynolds Avenue, Christchurch, 8053
www.cmlclub.org.nz
cmlclub@chch.planet.co.nz

Hamilton Mineral and Lapidary Club
PO Box 4122
Hamilton East 2032

Hauraki Rock and Mineral Club
PO Box 397
Thames.

Hawkes Bay Gemstone and Lapidary Club
10 Oregan Rd
Te Awanga
Hastings. 4250

Hokanui Rockhounds Club
Mr P. Hargest
Charlton RD 2
Gore. 9700

Marlborough Rock and Mineral Club
28 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim. 7301

Mineral Club of Hutt Valley and Wellington
PO Box 50-124
Porirua. 6215
Web Site: www.mineralclub.co.nz

Nelson Rock and Mineral Club
117 Nayland Rd
Stoke
Nelson. 7001.

North Otago Rock and Mineral Club
67 Taward St
Oamaru. 8901

North Shore Rockhounds Club
PO Box 33395
Takapuna.
Auckland 1332
Web Site: http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/evansit e/NSRCHome.html

Palmerston North Rock and Mineral Club
30 Hanmer Place
Palmerston North. 5301

Papakura Lapidary Club
c/o Unit 3/21 Youngs Road
Papakura
Auckland 1703

Putararu Lapidary and Geological Club
20 Arts Lane,
Rangiura Heights,
Putararu 2371

Rotorua Gem Rock and Mineral Club
27 Alastair Avenue
Rotorua. 3201

South Auckland Rock and Mineral Club
PO Box 23-749
Papatoetoe.
Auckland 1730

South Canterbury Rock Club
P.O. Box 51
St Andrews

Southland Geological and Lapidary Club
42 Morton St, Georgetown,
Invercargill. 9501

Taranaki Lapidary and Mineral Club
4 Mt View Place
New Plymouth. 4601

Tauranga Rock and Mineral Club
Compass Community Village
PO Box 841
Tauranga

Waikato Geological and Lapidary Society
PO Box 62
Hamilton. 2000

Wanganui Rock and Mineral Club
27 Young St
Wanganui. 5001

West Coast Gem and Mineral Club
P.O. Box 532
Greymouth 7800.

Whangarei Rock and Gemstone Club Inc.
787 State Highway 14, RD 9, Whangarei 0179
Website: http://whangareigemclub.blogspot.com

Netherlands

Stichting Geologische Aktiviteiten
De GEA-informatie-functionaris geeft u gaarne inlichtingen:
Het adres is: publicrelations@gea-geologie.nl mw. T.C. Elsten-Zondag,
Oude Turfvaartsestraat 21, 4707 RN Nispen, tel. 0165 365656
Website: http://www.gea-geologie.nl/

Geode, Zwijndrecht
Websiate: http://www.geodezwijndrecht.nl/

Amathysta - Vereniging van amateur Geologen, Mineralogen en Paleontologen
Website: http://www.amathysta.nl/

Geologische Vereniging "Het Kristal"
Het is een vereniging van mensen met als hobby het zoeken, vinden en verzamelen van
mineralen en/of fossielen.
Website: http://www.kristalgroningen.nl/

Geologische Vereniging IJsselland
Website: http://www.ijssellandgeologie.nl/

Kring Zwarte Woud Mineralen - Nederland
Website: http://www.zwartewoudmineralen.nl/

Nederlandse Geologische Vereniging
Website: http://www.geologischevereniging.nl/index.php

Nederlandse Lapidaristen Club
The Nederlandse Lapidaristen Club (Dutch Lapidary Society) is founded to promote and support
the collecting, cutting, crafting of minerals, gemstones, fossils and other suitable materials of
this nature.
Post address: Nederlandse Lapidaristen Club
Secr. NLC, Gentsestraat 93,  2587 HM Den Haag (NL)
Website: http://www.mineralennlc.nl/

Stichting Geologische Kring Den Bosch
Website: http://www.geokring.nl/

New Mexico

Albuquerque Gem and Mineral Club - P.O. Box 13718
Albuquerque, NM 87192-3718
Meetings are at the Natural History and Science Museum in Albuquerque on the 4th Monday of
every month.
Website:http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/ABQ_GM.html

The New Mexico Faceters Guild
6800 Luella Anne NE Albuquerque, NM 87109
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Faceters.html

Chaparral Rockhounds - P.O. Box 815 Roswell, NM 88202
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Roswell.html

Clovis Gem & Mineral Society - 1587 Hwy. 60-84 Clovis, NM 88101
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Clovis.html

Deming Rockhound Roundup
Annual show in Deming boasting 800 feet of high-quality rocks, minerals, gems, fossils and
jewelry.
Website: http://www.cityofdeming.org/annual.html#rockhound

Four Corners Geological Society
Website: http://www.canyonwinds.com/FCGS/

Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 1555
Silver City, NM 88062-1555
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Rolling_Stones.html

Lea Lap Rock & Mineral Club
P. O. Box 1065 Hobbs, NM 88241
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Hobbs.html

Los Alamos Geological Society
Box 762 Los Alamos, NM 87544-0762
The Los Alamos Geological Society is a non-profit organization devoted to studying and
promoting interest in geology, mineralogy, paleontology, and related subjects.
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/LAGS.html

Roadrunner Gem & Mineral Club
P.O. Box 1023 Carlsbad, NM 88220
Roadrunner Gem & Mineral Club welcomes everyone interested in anything rocks.
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Carlsbad.html

Rockamania Gem & Mineral Society
Lordsburg-Hidalego County Chamber of Commerce
208 East Motel Drive Lordsburg, NM 88045
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Lordsburg.html

Rio Rancho Rockhounds
309 San Juan de Rio, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Rio.html

San Juan County Gem & Mineral Society
P.O. Box 1482 Farmington, NM 87499-1482
Website: http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/San_Juan.html

Sierra Rock Club
206 Fur Street, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Website:http://home.netcom.com/~hoffmans/Sierra.html

Volcanoes of New Mexico
Website: http://www.nmmnh-abq.mus.nm.us/nmmnh/volcano/volcano.html

Norway

Norske Amatørgeologers Sammenslutning (Nags)
Website: http://www.nags.net/

South Africa

FOSAGAMS (Federation of Southern Africa Gem and Mineral Societies)
Mailing address: PO Box 12944, Queenswood, Pretoria. South Africa 0121 president@fosagams.
co.za
Website: fosagams.co.za

CAPE TOWN:  MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF

SOUTHERN AFRICA

(CAPE TOWN GEM AND MINERAL CLUB)

1. Chairman: Malcolm Jackson

P (021) 551 8009

(h) P 073 178 8123

jacksonhome@telkomsa.net

2. Secretary / Newsletter Editor: Jo Wicht

P (021) 976 3808 (h) P 082 934 7922

Joanna.wicht@kingsley.co.za

4. Website Address: ctminsoc.org.za

DURBAN:  NATAL MINERAL AND GEM SOCIETY

1. Chairman: Roy Brain

P (031) 464 0686 072

229 8974 chairman@nmags.co.za

2. Secretary: Sheila Shaw P (031) 702 1508

secretary@nmags.co.za

3. Newsletter: Colin Glover editor@nmags.co.za

4. Club's e-mail address: info@nmags.co.za

5. Website Address: nmags.co.za



JOHANNESBURG

WITWATERSRAND GEM AND MINERAL CLUB

1. Chairman:  Massimo Leone P 0823720328

mass@thefacetingstudio.co.za

2. Administrator: Althea Crundwell

P 0823389236 althea.crundwell@gmail.com

3. Newsletter Editor:  Claudette Denner

P 0725916202 witsgemclub@mweb.co.za

4. Facebook page

www.facebook.com/witswatersrand-Gem-and-

Mineral-Club

KIMBERLEY LAPIDARY CLUB

1. Chairman: Dr Ludi von Bezing P (053) 861 1075

(h) vbezing@intekom.co.za

NELSPRUIT GEM AND MINERAL CLUB

1. Spokesperson:  Paul Vermaak Cell 0828710712,

P 0137440474(h)

Paul.Vermaak@ellerines.co.za

NAMIBIA:  WALVISBAY GEM AND MINERAL CLUB

1. Chairman: Gerhard Louw

P 064 207 004 (local)

002 6464 207 004 (international)

P 081 129 9312

(local) P 002 6481 129 9312 (international)

gv.louw@gmail.com

Secretary: Petra Kesler P 064 207 004 (local)

P 002 6464 207004 (international)

PIETERMARITZBURG GEM AND MINERAL CLUB

Spokesperson: Craig A'Bear

P (031) 311 6673 (w) P 082 818 4204

AbearC@durban.gov.za

2. Secretary:  Newsletter  Val Spearman (033) 386

5018 ve.spearman@gmail.com

PRETORIA GEM AND MINERAL CLUB

1. Chairman:  Bernard Strydom P 078 187 3267

bernardstrydom@gmail.com

2. Secretary:  Elmarie Coetzee P 084 333 3445

elmariec1@gmail.com

3. Newsletter Heidi Naude P 072 923 2180

heidi.naude@za.bosch.com

4. Website Address: pgmc.co.za

PORT ELIZABETH:  THE SOUTH AFRICAN GEM AND

MINERAL CLUB

1. Chairman: Reinhardt van Vuuren

P 074 249 8053 reinhardtvv@gmail.com

2. Secretary:  Newsletter Editor: Angie van Vuuren

P 074 887 4557

NOTE:

All club information is available on the website

www.fosagams.co.za




Spain

Foro Mineralógico Del Aficionado
Website: http://elistas.egrupos.net/lista/mineralogia-independiente

Asociación De Museos, Grupos Y Colecciones De Mineralogía Y Paleontología
Website: http://www.amyp.org/Formularios/Entrada.htm

Grup Mineralògic Català - Mineral Up Magazine
Website: http://www.minercat.com/

Grupo Mineralogista De Madrid (GMM)
E.T.S.I. Minas de Madrid
C/ Ríos Rosas, 21
28003 Madrid
Website: http://www.bocamina.com/esp/gmm_home.htm

Switzerland

Mineralien- und Fossilienverein Basel
Website: http://www.mineralien-basel.ch/

Schweizerische Vereinigung der Strahler, Mineralien- und Fossiliensammler
Website: http://www.svsmf.ch/

Studienkreis Zürcher Mineraliensammler
Sektion der SVSMF
Schweizer Vereinigung der Strahler, Mineralien- und Fossiliensammler
Website: http://www.szm.ch/

Uniun Cristallina
Adressa da contact: Meinrad Giger
via s. Gions 9
7180 Disentis/Mustér
Website: http://www.uniun-cristallina.ch/

United Kingdom

Essex Rock & Mineral Society - Hopwa House, Inskip Drive, Hornchurch, Essex
Website: http://www.erms.org/

Sidcup Lapidary and Mineral Society - Sidcup Arts Centre (Room 26)
Alma Road Sidcup, Kent, DA14 4ED               
Tel 020 8300 1056
Website: http://web.ukonline.co.uk/slm.s2/

NE1 Faceters
Facebook NE1 Faceters
We are a faceting group in England that has monthly meetings and summer schools.
We have a bi-monthly magazine.
Membership is from £7 per year.
Contact: Mavis Smith Secretary
Email: ne1info@btinternet.com
https://www.facebook.com/NE1Faceters
15, Dolphin Villas, Hazlerigg Village, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 7NG, England.


Norfolk Mineral & Lapidary Society – CLUBROOM Catholic Church Hall,
Churchfield Green St.Williams Way, Thorpe St.Andrew, Norwich.
www.norfolkminandlapsoc.homestead.com

Bristol And District Lapidary Society - 62 Lays Dr., Keynsham

Kingston Lapidary Society - 3 Southern Dr., Hull, East Yorkshire
kingstonlapidarysocietyhull@gmail.com

British Micro-mount Society - Website: http://www.micromounters.org.uk/

The Mineralogical Society - 12 Baylis Mews, Amyand Park Road, Twickenham, Middlesex,TW1
3HQ, United Kingdom.
Website: http://www.minersoc.org/

The Geological Society
Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1J 0BG
Website: http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/index.html

The Russell Society - The Russell Society is a society of amateur and professional mineralogists
which encourages the study, recording and conservation of mineralogical sites and material.
Website: http://www.russellsoc.org/

The Scottish Mineral & Lapidary Club - 20 MARITIME LANE, LEITH, EDINBURGH, EH6 6RZ
Website: http://www.geocities.com/smlc_scotland/

Southampton Mineral & Fossil Society - Website: http://members.lycos.co.uk/SMFS/

Sussex Mineral & Lapidary Society - Website: http://www.smls.org.uk
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