Cascade Mineralogical Society – Kent, Washington


Cascade Mineralogical Society is a non-profit educational organization. Our club is a proud member of the Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies, American Federation of Mineralogical Societies and the Washington State Mineral Council.

We welcome individuals interested in geology, mineralogy, paleontology, gems and related lapidary arts to join us. The objective of the club is to stimulate interest in the study of the earth sciences, lapidary arts and related subjects. These goals will be accomplished through educational presentations, personal experience and demonstrations at club meetings and other public presentations. The club also provides opportunities for field trips, rock collecting, and social gatherings. We are located in Kent, WA.

You are welcome to join us as a guest – so check us out!

All are welcome and membership is open to everyone.

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We have good news!
Keep your dues up to date. We now can accept debit or credit cards online and at our meetings.
New member signup and renewals under the Membership menu above or click below.
Online Membership and Renewals
Updated: January 4, 2019 — 10:32 pm

Presidents Message

  • Happy New Year! 2018 was a very good year for our club. I hope 2019 proves to be just as great of a year. Since we are nearing 100 active members we have expanded our Board. In 2019 we have a few new faces on our Board and I am hoping for new ideas and input for our club. Please share with any Board member suggestions you may have for meeting topics, field trips and things you would like to see our club do. I am trying to work with NAMA and Roger, CMS Field Trip Leader, to put together […]

Meeting Announcements

  • General Meeting – February 14th

    February’s meeting program is on rock displays. We know all of us are rock hounds and have rocks everywhere. This is your chance to show off your hobby. Merriann has requested that you send her photos of your display of rocks, minerals or fossils. It can also be any lapidary project: a bowl, bolo tie, lamp, clock, rock display, outdoor wall, rock pile, etc. It can be either indoor or outdoor rock displays, large or small. Please send Merriann the photos as soon as possible so she can create the February presentation on rock displays. Please, if possible, include the name […]

  • Board Meeting – Monday, February 11th

    Board meeting is at 7 pm at Wendy’s, 505 E Smith St, Kent, WA 98030. Everyone is welcome to attend a Board meeting.

  • Young Tumblers

    We will soon be starting regular Young Tumbers meetings. The website now has your own section. Be sure to look at to see what’s new this month and any announcements.

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