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Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society
Angels Camp, California
Established in 1948, the Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society continues to flourish and carry out its purpose of sharing knowledge and interests in Rocks and Minerals with others who have the same interests and providing information to its members and the public. The club is a member of the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS)
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Monthly Meetings
The Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society holds meetings on the third Sunday of the month except in July and August. At each club meeting there is a potluck, business meeting, main presentation, and members share other interesting information about the hobby.
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Please join us at our next General Meeting on
Sunday, June 17,2018

Welcoming begins at 11:00 AM, with Lunch at Noon,  followed by the Regular Meeting.
Meetings are held at the society's clubhouse, 2500 Meacham Ranch Road, Angels Camp, California  (MAP)

Visitors are always welcome.


Club House 

The Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society's clubhouse is nestled among the oak trees in the Mother Lode foothills near Angels Camp, California

Lapidary Shop  Lapidary Shop 
The club has a Lapidary Shop, which includes rock and trim saws, several cabbing units and polishers.
Club members can provide instruction for novice members, and those more skilled work at their own pace on jewelry and other lapidary arts projects.

Although we will not hold regular meetings in July and August, our shop will have its regular hours.
Field Trips
The club is currently working on dates for future field trips. In addition to sponsoring its own field trips, its members are welcome to attend trips hosted by other Field Trip Chairmen's Association ("Co-op") clubs and the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS). MORE ABOUT FIELD TRIPS...
Gem Show
Our last show was held on  March 24-25, 2018  We wish to thank our Dealers and all who attended.
Our next show will be held on March 2019.  Please join us.

At our shows, vendors sell such items as mineral specimens, jewelry, gems, beads, fossils, petrified wood, lapidary material, meteorites, tools and supplies for making jewelry. 

The show includes a kidís area, exhibit cases, demonstrations, silent auction, door prizes and a raffle.   Admission fee is 5.00 per person.  Kids under 12 free with an adult.   MORE ABOUT OUR SHOW

Tailgate Swap
The  club hosts a tailgate swap twice a year.  This is a very fun event that is held at our clubhouse in Angels Camp.
MAP TO CLUBHOUSE  Club Members bring their items to the clubhouse for everybody to buy, sell or swap.

Our next Swap TBA.

There will be slabs, rough, specimens and beautiful jewelry. Plus more! Come check out these great deals!  We've got a great turn out of swappers, so come on down, visit and support your club and its members.  This event will take place rain or shine. Tables will be inside if there is inclement weather.

Please pass this along to other rock hounds or anyone you think might be interested.  This is open to the public.

Our last Tailgate Swap was Saturday, November 4, 2017.

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Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society,  P. O. Box 517, Angels Camp, CA 95222