Cascade Mineralogical Society – Kent, Washington

Welcome

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 WA 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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Cascade Gem & Mineral Show

September 22 – 23, 2018

Green River College, Student Union Bldg, Auburn, WA 

Further Details

Updated: January 6, 2018 — 11:08 am

Presidents Message

  • A Note from the President’s Desk . . . Our Cascade Gem and Mineral Show is fast approaching. It’s approximately 7 ½ months until show time! At our general meeting, when the Board was getting ready to put a deposit on the venue, almost 100% of the attending membership said they would volunteer to help with the show. Well now is the time to step up. There are still a lot of positions that need volunteers so you can pretty much have a pick of what you would like to help out with. We need everyone’s input and ideas. Our […]

Meeting Announcements

  • Thursday, February 8th – General Meeting

    Thursday, February 8th – General Meeting Map’s and Map Reading by Bob Pattie It will include a discussion on types of maps such as Township, Quadrangle grid, GPS readings, also maps on land ownership, informational, and recreational, with the emphasis on rock collecting. I will have sample maps to review. This information should help you be better prepare for field trips and maybe help you find the collecting sites easier. This information is also helpful for hiking and exploring the outdoors. Show ‘n Tell: A Mineraloids. See the article in the November Tumbler for what are mineraloids. https://www.cascademineralogicalsociety.org/wp/november-2017-issue-tumbler/

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