Visitors are always welcome at our club meetings, so if you share an interest in the earth sciences, geology, or just like cool looking rocks and fossils, please join us at our next meeting and see what we're all about.
Our club meetings are held at The Paterson Museum, in the Great Falls Historic District of Paterson, NJ.
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UPCOMING FIELD TRIPS!
*Field trips are open ONLY to current paid club members, in order to be covered by Federation Insurance.
Contact Dave Shapiro via E-MAIL to sign up for each field trip. Some trips may have limited attendance due to landowner issues.
2021 FALL FIELD TRIP SCHEDULE:
Sat. Oct. 2 - NATIONAL LIMESTONE QUARRIES, Middleburg & Mt.Pleasant Mills, Pa. NO limit on attendance! We will be collecting at BOTH quarries!! Meet at Middleburg Office at 9:30AM.
Sat. Oct. 16 - Evening/Night dig at the Sterling Hill Mining Museum. 4pm-10pm. No entry fee, but Pay $2.00 per pound of material collected. Bring UV lamps, Flashlights, Safety Glasses, Sturdy Shoes and bucket/hammer, etc. All rocks collected will be weighed out when you leave. All collecting areas will be open. NOTE: Rest Rooms/Gift Shop building will NOT be open. Plan accordingly.
Sun. Oct. 24 - Hewitt Gem Mine, Haddam, Ct. $$$ fee to collect. Limit: 30 collectors. Contact Dave S. for more info!
In The Works-
-Collecting at the Phil Crabb Property, Hamburg Mine, Franklin, NJ (Possible Night also)
NoJMS CLUB CALENDAR:
||Oct. 14 (Thur) 7:30pm on ZOOM. Dave will e-mail zoom link to all members.|
|Next NoJMS Event:
||Holiday Party - Sat. Dec. 4 at Sterling Hill. Details to follow!|
|Next NoJMS Club Show
|| Fall Swap - n - Sell, October 9 & 10, 2021 at Sterling Hill Mining Museum|
The North Jersey Mineralogical Society is an original charter member of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, and is affiliated with The American Federation of Mineralogical Societies. Click on the Federation Logo below to visit each Federation's website.
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