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Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society
Angels Camp, California
Established in 1948, the Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society continues to flourish and carry out its purpose of sharing knowledge and interests in Rocks and Minerals, both among members and with the public. Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society is a member of the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS)
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Monthly Meetings
The Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society holds meetings on the third Sunday of the month. At each club meeting there is a potluck, business meeting, main presentation, and members share other interesting information about the hobby.
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General Meeting:
Third Sunday of each month - 11AM to 2PM

Shop time for club members is on a regular schedule of Saturdays, 10AM to 2PM

Club House 

The Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society's clubhouse is nestled among the oak trees in the Mother Lode foothills near Angels Camp, California

Lapidary Shop  Lapidary Shop
The club has a lapidary shop, which includes several rock and trim saws, cabbing units and polishers.

Regular shop hours are on Saturdays, 10AM to 2PM. During this time, club members can provide instruction for other members or work on their own projects.


Field Trips
The club is working on dates for future field trips. In addition to sponsoring its own field trips, its members are welcome to attend trips hosted by other Field Trip Chairmen's Association ("Co-op") clubs and the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS). MORE ABOUT FIELD TRIPS

Gem Show
At our shows, vendors sell mineral specimens, jewelry, gems, beads, fossils, petrified wood, lapidary material, meteorites, tools and supplies for making jewelry and more. 

Our show includes a kid's area, exhibit cases, demonstrations, silent auctions, door prizes and a raffle. Admission is $5.00 per person. Kids under 12 are free with an adult. MORE ABOUT OUR SHOW

Tailgate Swap
The club hosts a tailgate swap twice a year.  This is a very fun event that is held at our clubhouse. Club Members bring their items to the parking lot of the clubhouse for all to buy, sell or swap.

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Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society,  P. O. Box 517, Angels Camp, CA 95222