Cascade Mineralogical Society – Kent, Washington


Cascade Mineralogical Society is a non-profit educational organization. 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.

All are welcome and membership is open to everyone.

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We have good news!

We now can accept debit or credit cards for membership at our meetings or use the online Membership signup and renewals under the Membership menu above.

Updated: June 7, 2017 — 12:58 pm

Presidents Message

  • June President’s Message – NFMS – Bitterroot Rock and Gem Show

    I was very excited as Mike and I left for the NFMS – Bitterroot Rock and Gem Show in Hamilton, Montana. I was so looking forward to seeing Montana again as the last time I visited the state was in 1985. The drive was easy, weather a little misty at times and the scenery beautiful! Having been raised in southern California I find the northwest scenery beyond compare. Google said 8.5 hours but it took us 10.5 hours as we made several stops to stretch our legs. In Mullan, Idaho we stopped at a roadside pullout to see Elmer’s Fountains. […]

Meeting Announcements

  • Thursday, June 8th – General Meeting

    Thursday, June 8th – General Meeting Meeting Topic: Controlling cracks in rocks. Speaker Dick Morgan Show ‘n Tell: Evaporites. Crystals that dissolve in water or mist air.

  • Artistic Wire Wrapping Class

    Artistic Wire Wrapping Class I teach artistic wire wrapping not the classic style. The wire wrapping techniques are the same for both but the styles and wire are different. June 10th, Saturday – 12:15 pm to 2:15 pm (We have the room from 12n to 2:30 pm. They are very strict on us getting in and out on time.) Kent Library 212 2nd Avenue North Kent, WA 98032 This class we will learn about tools and wire. We will work with the wire and learn 3 types wraps. June 17th, Saturday – 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm (We have the […]

  • Looking ahead to the 2017 Washington State Fair, Puyallup.

    The Puyallup State Fair receives very few entries for it’s Lapidary section. Therefore, they have notified us they are going to close down this category if entries do not pickup. We don’t want this to happen! So plan on entering into the Fair a sample of your hobby or lapidary work. If you do anything with rocks, crystals, fossils, silversmithing, etc. there is a category for your work. You do win prize money at every win level. Online registration open May 2017. They have not posted the close date yet. The Fair is held for the entire month of September […]

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