About Us

Formed in 1956, Richmond Gem & Mineral Society has continued to offer monthly meetings, speakers, field trips, mineral identification and community outreach. Award-winning “The Collecting Bag” is the Society’s monthly newsletter.

Our Goal

To foster knowledge and education in geology, mineralogy, paleontology, archeology, gemology and the lapidary arts.

Our Affiliates

Richmond Gem & Mineral Society is and affiliate of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.