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

Mineral Section

A Special GMS Group
for People Interested in Minerals

Mineral Section Meets
Third Wednesday
Every Month

Minerals are as varied and unique as people. From the mundane to the spectacular, minerals are fascinating in many respects.

GMS members and visitors who are interested in learning more about minerals -- please join us at Mineral Section meetings for special programs and presentations!

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Mineral Section Message

Agate collected on a GMS field trip
Photo Credit: Lori Carter

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Topic: Agates and their Mineralogy
Location: GMS Building

The September 16th Mineral Section meeting was a show-and-tell of spring and summer acquisitions, of minerals, books, and interesting stories. The meeting was held under virus restriction rules.

The October 21st meeting will be held in the GMS building, and we will discuss agates and their mineralogy. Members are encouraged to bring samples and we will use gloves when handling them.

Tom Faller
Mineral Section Chair

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

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