Sunday, January 23, 2011


The Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society is an incorporated, non-profit organization with the following goals: 1) To promote and disseminate knowledge of the earth sciences, especially as they relate to mineralogy, lapidary, and fossils; 2)  To encourage study, collection and fashioning of minerals; 3) To accomplish the same through social meetings, lectures, programs, displays, shows, and field trips; 4) To publish a monthly newsletter (10 issues per year) the Pick & Pack; 5) To sponsor satellite groups that allow more focused attention to specific areas of interest--crystals, fossils, faceting, jewelry, and micromounts; 6) To sponsor two groups for younger rockhounds--Pebble Pups and Juniors.

Monthly general meetings are held at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock; 7:30 pm, third Thursday of the month.  Visitors are always welcome.  For additional information see
CSMS is a proud member of the:
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Colorado Federation of Gem and Mineral Societies

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