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.

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All are welcome and membership is open to everyone.

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Updated: October 7, 2018 — 9:07 pm

Presidents Message

  • Well we did! As you all of you must know by now, that our 2018 Cascade Gem & Mineral Show went smoothly and was a huge success. We had a great venue and many vendors and visitors expressed this to us. I would like to acknowledge that the College Conference Center was also great to work with. I want to thank everyone that took on the Chairmanship of very specific areas of the show. They worked extremely hard to make sure their area of responsibility went smoothly. They succeeded! I also want to thank everyone that turned out to help. […]

Meeting Announcements

  • General Meeting – Oct 11th

    General Meeting – October 11th Meeting Topic: A short video update on the eruption at the Hawaiian Volcano Kilauea. A recap of our show. Mark took a great time lapse of the show which we will see. Acknowledgment of our youth ribbon awards for their display cases. Handout badges the kids earned from AFMS Youth Program. Show ‘n Tell: Something you purchased or received at our show.    

  • Congratulations to Our Young Tumblers

    Case Display Winners Congratulations to all our Young Tumblers that entered a case display at our show. This was their first attempt at a display case and they were all very creative in showing off their self collected rocks and minerals. The following Young Tumblers won 1st Place Ribbons in each of their age and display group: Aiden Cerenzie Alex Danneman Isaiah Fu Cora Unger We will be handing our their AFMS Showman Badge at the Oct 11th meeting.

  • General Meeting – November 8th

    General Meeting – November 8th Meeting Topic: Green River College Professor Katie Shaw will speak to us about thermal vents, also called smokers, and the minerals found around them. Her presentation includes pictures of these minerals. She says she will also throw in a little biology too. Your friends and relatives are welcome to join us. Mark your calendars now to attend this meeting. Let’s show Prof.Shaw our appreciation by having a good turnout for this meeting. Show ‘n Tell: A rock, mineral, geode, thunder egg or fossil from your collection with and unusual color, shape or pattern.

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