GMS     The Georgia Mineral Society, Inc.
4138 Steve Reynolds Boulevard
Norcross, GA 30093-3059

Gem Section

A Special GMS Group
for People Interested in Gems

Gem Section Meets
Last Monday Every Month

Ah, the jewels of the rockhounding world. Gems come in many different forms, but one thing is usually certain -- someone took something normal and transformed it into something spectacular!

Join us at Gem Section to see rocks when they are all dressed up and even dress up a few yourself!

If you have any questions about Gem Section, please send email to


Gem Section Message

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No Meeting in November

I hope everyone enjoyed my presentation on Faceting Equipment and Supplies for our September meeting and our Update on the GMS Lapidary Workshop for the October meeting.

There will not be a Gem Section Meeting in November or December because of the Holidays. We will pick up again in January 2023.

We are always looking for topics for our programs, so if you have an idea for a program, let us know at and we will see if we can find a speaker. Also, if you are willing to give us a program on a gem related topic, we would love to have your talk at one of our meetings.

We will have to make other arrangements for getting the newsletters ready to mail in November and December.

Jay Gorday and Diana Poppelreuter
Gem Section Co-Chairs

NOTE: Temporary procedures are in place for section meetings, including RSVP before attending. Please read those procedures and guidelines here.

Click below for a map and directions


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