Madison Gem and Mineral Club

Rockhounding, Lapidary, Geology, Fossils, Paleontology, Metalsmithing...

Welcome to the Madison Gem & Mineral Club. Purpose: to promote & encourage the study of mineralogy, lapidary, gemology, paleontology, & other allied fields.

it's show time

Join us this November for the long awaited show.

After two long years the Madison Gem and Mineral Club is proud to present the annual rock show! Please join us for two days full of great experiences for all ages. From raffles to auctions, vendors and demonstrators theres something for everyone to enjoy.

Novemeber 20th and 21st 2021

The Alliant Engery Center

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison WI 53713
Saturtday the 20th- 9:30am to 5:00pm

Sunday the 21st- 10:00am to 5:00pm

Volunteers needed for the show

Contact Scot Moss if you are available to help.

Open Lab

Typically open lab is on Saturdays, broken into 2 shifts (per 4 hours: it is $5 for certified club members and $10 for non-members), 9AM to 1PM, & 1PM to 5PM. Please check our Facebook Page for cancellations, etc.

Introduction to Lapidary

Registration through the Wheelhouse Studios registration page.

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.

For current updates, please join our Facebook group!

Membership Dues

Annual Rates: $15 for individual; $20 for family; $5 for junior up to age 17.

The club has digital newsletters via email, the club site, & Facebook. If you require a hard copy, there is a $6 annual mailing fee.

Membership Application

Send dues to Treasurer (Rick Maske) at meetings or club address:

Madison Gem & Mineral Club,

P.O. Box 8882

Madison, Wi. 53708