The Bristol Gem & Mineral Club fosters interest in the earth and geological sciences, minerals, and the lapidary arts.Our members include mineral collectors, jewelry makers, gem cutters and faceters, and nature enthusiasts. Anyone interested in rocks, gems, and minerals is welcome to join! We also encourages the spread of the hobby with the general public, schools, and other organized groups, and we are a member of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical Lapidary Societies. [Read More...]
We're located in Bristol, CT, where we hold monthly educational meetings, field trips, and our annual Gem and Mineral Show.
Interested in rocks, minerals, lapidary work, fossils, or any other aspect of earth sciences? Then we’re the club for you!
Come join us at one of our meetings and share your interests with a group of enthusiastic, friendly people.
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Our next meeting is Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Join us for a presentation by John Sanfacon on Russian minerals. John's presentation will include the history of Russian mineralogy, and he will bring in … [Read More...]
Our next meeting is Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Join us for a presentation by Duncan Keller entitled "Garnet, Spinel, and Corundum, Oh My! Connecticut's Newly-Discovered High-Pressure Granulites." Not … [Read More...]