Est. 1959- present

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The Jacksonville Gem and Mineral Society of Jacksonville, Florida is a non-profit 501 C 3 organization. It was created to stimulate interests in rocks and minerals by furtherance of the activities of its members, in the earth sciences; to disseminate knowledge, methods and procedures for the collection, identification, classification, cutting, polishing, setting, and mounting of specimens for these activities; and to promote good fellowship, proper ethics and conduct in the relationships of said members with each other and with members of other earth science societies in pursuit of these activities.

Membership shall be open to persons participating in the increase, promotion, or dissemination of knowledge of the earth sciences and/or lapidary arts. Involvement in the society may include but is not limited to attending meetings, serving on committees, or assisting with or submitting displays to the annual show and Jacksonville Fair. We welcome all visitors.

Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at:

 Riverside Avenue Christian Church

2841 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, Fl 32205.

Contact our membership Chairman at for more informatiion.

Next General Meeting: Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Class Sign-up Starts at 6:30 PM

Click here for 2014 Business Calendar

Training Class Schedule for April 2014

EXCITING NEWS: The next Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show ~~ September 19th, 20th, and 21st 2014

Moroccan Temple - St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville, FL

**New> FAQ Help for Setting up Displays at Shows

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Current Officers
Club Information
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Jacksonville Gem and Mineral Society, Inc., 6653 Powers Ave, Suite 132,  Jacksonville, FL 32217

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