Madison Gem and Mineral Club

Rockhounding, Lapidary, Geology, Fossils, Paleontology, Metalsmithing...
Welcome to the Madison Gem & Mineral Club. Our purpose is to promote & encourage the study of mineralogy, lapidary, gemology, paleontology, & other allied fields. 
For current updates, please join our Facebook group

Introduction to Lapidary 
Taught by Nevin Franke:
Session 1: (2/22-4/5) Register by 2/23/2017.
Class times: Wednesdays 5:30pm to 9:15PM.

For more information about the classes and to register, please call 608-262-3156 or visit UW Mini Courses.

For website feedback, contact the web admin.

Monthly Meetings
The Madison Gem and Mineral Club has monthly meetings the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the AB20 Lecture Hall in Weeks Hall, UW Department of Geoscience. Meetings are free and open to  all.

Please check the Newsletters and Facebook for info about the next meeting and announcements. 

Dues are Due!
Due amounts will be increasing for memberships purchased March 1 or later. This will be the first rate increase in over 20 years and helps with club costs.

Membership rates prior to 3/1/17:
Dues are $12 for an individual; 
$16 for a family; $5 for junior up to age 17.

Membership rates on 3/1/17 or later:
Dues are $15 for an individual; $20 for family; and $5 for junior up to age 17.

We are going digital! The club will be moving to free digital newsletters via email, the club site, and Facebook. If you require a hard copy, there will be a $6 annual mailing fee. 
 
Send dues to Treasurer (Rick Maske) at meetings or club address: 
Madison Gem & Mineral Club, 
P.O. Box 8882
Madison, Wi. 53708