Wednesday, August 31, 2022

VENDORS @ The 37th Annual Gem & Mineral Show


Come on down to the Convention Center SAT 9/3, SUN 9/4 and MON 9/5 and check out all these fantastic vendors!  Duck Creek Smokehouse and Bev's Kitchen will provide food for puchase inside the convention center during the show.  Beverages also available for purchase.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

37th Annual Gem & Mineral Show SEP 3rd, 4th and 5th

Some Important Details about the Gem & Mineral Show:
  • Food by Duck Creek Cafe and Baked Goods by Beverly available for purchase inside the Convention Center
  • Beverages also available for purchase
  • Show opens at 10am every morning
  • Field Trips depart at 9am every morning
  • Pets are not allowed in the building by order of Grant County

Field Trips depart @ 9am: 
  • Saturday--Geological/Educational field trip from Mangas to Mimbres (Rts 180 & 152)
  • Sunday--Agate Hunting in the Gila (off Rt 15 opposite the Copperas Overlook)
  • Monday--Orthoclase Feldspar in Fort Bayard (access via 180)

Lapidary Workshop

 OPEN NOW:  Tuesdays 9am - 12pm

  • $5 for 3 hour session
  • shaping and cutting tools available
  • Cabochon instruction available with advance reservation
  • Additional fees apply for large slab cutting
  • Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society membership required

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Join Us for our August Membership Meeting!

 WHEN:  Thursday, August 11th @ 6pm

WHERE:  Grant County Rolling Stones HQ--2054 Memory Lane, Silver City, NM

BRING:  a dish to share for potluck, your own plates, bowls, utensils and non-alcoholic beverages, and a specimin for the rock draw


INFO or Qs:

Catching up: Beacon Newsletters Spring into Early Summer

July 2022 Beacon Newsletter

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May 2022 Beacon Newsletter

April 2022 Beacon Newsletter

March 2022 Beacon Newsletter

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Membership Meeting Thursday March 10th @ 6pm

 Join us for a LIVE, IN-PERSON membership meeting on Thursday, March 10th beginning @ 6pm.

  • Rock Draw and Silent Auction (please bring donations)
  • Discussion--April 30th tailgate sale & Lapidary Workshop
  • Presentation TBA
  • Masks now optional
  • We're holding off on potluck this month

Location:  2045 Memory Lane, Silver City, NM

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Beacons: November 2021 through February 2022

 Catching up on posting Beacons for late fall 2021 through winter 2022.  Here they are for your reading enjoyment!

February 2022 

January 2022

December 2021

November 2021

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Beacon Newsletters for August - October 2021

October Beacon

September Beacon

August Beacon

We email the Beacon to all our members at the beginning of the month.  Please let us know if you would like to join us and receive our newletter hot off the virtual press!