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Garage Grinders
• Founded:
• Mailing Address: PO Box 1923, Vacaville, CA 95676
• Meeting Place:
• Day of Meeting: Held during field trips
• Bulletin: Grinders Grit
• Juniors:
• Membership: 4
• Phone/email (707) 447-5271 / wizo@pacbell.net

Gemological Society of San Diego
• Founded: 1964
• Mailing Address: PO Box 1611061 San Diego, CA 92176
• Meeting Place Gem and Mineral Bldg, Spanish Village, Balboa Park
• Day of Meeting: 1st Monday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Gemological Society of San Diego Flyer
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 29
• Phone / email:

Glendora Gems
• Founded: 1969
• Mailing Address 1010 E. Mt. View, Glendora, CA 91741
• Meeting Place: The Tower, 1425 E. Holt, Pomona
• Day of Meeting: Tuesdays, 5 - 9 p.m.
• Bulletin: Rock On
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 32 (junior club)
• Federation: Darrell Krug
• Phone/email (626) 963-4638 / larrybme2@aol.com

Gold Country Treasure Seekers
• Founded: 1981
• Mailing Address PO Box 602, El Dorado, CA 95623-0602
• Meeting Place VFW Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Monday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: n/a
• Juniors:
• Membership: 88
• Federation: Ed Vass
• Phone/email (530) 676-4525 / gcts10@comcast.net
• Web Site: www.goldcountrytreasureseekers.com/

Hi-Desert Gold Diggers
• Founded:
• Mailing Address PO Box 552, Apple Valley, CA 92307
• Meeting Place Sterling Inn, 17738 Francisca Ave, Victorville
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: The Grubstake
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 100
• Federation: Ron Kauffman
• Phone/email (760) 951-7064 / amolineux@gmail.com

Hi-Desert Rockhounds of Morongo Valley
• Founded: 1969
• Mailing Address 7757 Rockwood Rd. Joshua Tree, CA 92252
• Meeting Place St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church, 56312 Onaga Tr, Yucca Valley
• Day of Meeting: 1st Monday, 7:00 p.m., Sept-May
• Bulletin: The Desert Rose
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 54
• Federation: Roger Thompson
• Phone/email: (760) 366-3980 / HiDesertRockhounds@gmail.com
• Web Site: www.hi-desertrockhounds.org

Humbolt Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1950
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 1075, Eureka, CA 95501-1075
• Meeting Place Masonic Lodge, 251 Bayside Road, Arcata
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Friday, 7:30 p.m. (except Aug & Dec)
• Bulletin: Gems From The Redwoods
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 105
• Federation: Tom Sharp
Phone/email (707) 839-2079

Imperial Valley Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1939
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 1721, El Centro, CA 92243-1721
• Meeting Place Gem & Mineral Bldg., Midwinter Fairgrounds, Imperial
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Rock Talk
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 99
• Federation: Jim Castle
• Phone/email: (760) 355-4867

Indian Wells Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1945
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1481, Ridgecrest, CA 93556
• Meeting Place: 527 W. Upjohn Ave., Ridgecrest
• Day of Meeting: 4th Monday, 7:30 p.m. (except July, Aug., Dec.)
• Bulletin: Desert Gems
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 49
• Phone/email: (760) 375-7905
• Web Site: www.indianwells.weebly.com

Kern County Mineral Society
• Founded: 1935
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 12305, Bakersfield, CA 93389-2305
• Meeting Place Kern County Veterans Hall, , Ridge Road at Mt Vernon Ave.
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Pseudomorph
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 44
• Federation: Stephen Collett,   starmstr1@bak.rr.com
Phone/email (661) 477-9325 / starmstr1@bak.rr.com
• Facebook (only) Kern County Mineral Society

Lake County Rockhounds
• Founded: 1950
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 1224 Clearlake Oaks, CA 95473-1224
• Meeting Place Redbud Library, 14785 Burns Valley Road, Clearlake
• Day of Meeting: 1st Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: The Slate
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 26
• Federation: Peg Seifert
Phone/email (707) 998-3422 / dolphinlovr@att.net

Lake Elsinore Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1989
• Mailing Address: 33040 Dowman St., Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
• Meeting Place Lakeland Village Middle School, muti-purpose room, 18730 Grand Avenue
• Day of Meeting: 4th Thursday, 7:30 p.m. (except July and August)
• Bulletin: The Rock Hammer
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 33
• Federation: John Frey
Phone/email (951) 678-3106 / rocklady@dslextreme.com

Lemoore Gem & Mineral Club
• Founded: 2006
• Mailing Address PO Box 453, Lemoore, CA 93245
• Meeting Place Veterans Hall, 411 D Street, Lemoore
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin:
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 30
• Federation George Silva
• Phone/email:
• Facebook only: Lemoore Gem and Mineral Club

Livermore Valley Lithophiles
• Founded: 1957
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 626, Livermore, CA 94551-0626
• Meeting Place: Livermore Public Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave.
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Lithogram
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 50
• Federation: Lee Davisson
Phone/email: info@lithophiles.com
• Web Site: www.lithophiles.com

Lodi Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1949
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 572, Lodi, CA 95241-0572
• Meeting Place Quonset Hut, 320 N. Stockton Street, Lodi
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. (except June, July & Aug)
• Bulletin: Lodi Chips
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 13
• Federation: Phyllis Kyle
Phone/email (209) 333-7247 / conmaria@lodinet.com

Lone Pine Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1997
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 977, Lone Pine, CA 93454
• Meeting Place Lo-Inyo Elementary, Room 7 Lone Pine
• Day of Meeting: 1st Monday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: The Roadrunner
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 59
Phone/email (760) 876-4319
• Web Site: http://lpgms.org/

Long Beach Mineral & Gem Society
• Founded: 1937
• Mailing Address PO Box 4082, Long Beach, CA 90804
• Meeting Place Senior Citizen Center, Room 207, 1150 E. 4th St., Long Beach
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.(except December)
• Bulletin: The Pick and Shovel
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 22
• Federation: Marylou Wencloff
Phone/email (714) 719-1890 / Marylou.fc@gmail.com
• Web Site:

Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club
• Founded: 1990
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 753, Mariposa, CA 95338-0753
• Meeting Place California State Mining and Mineral Museum, Mariposa
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Sunday, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Matrix
• Juniors No
• Membership: 110
• Federation: Randy Bolt  /  (209) 742-7720
• Phone/email: (559) 868-3535  /  mgmc@sti.net
• Web Site: http://mariposagemclub.org/

Mendocino Coast Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1962
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 868, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-0868
• Meeting Place Simpson Lane Clubhouse, 17300 Franklin Rd., Fort Bragg
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Mendo Coast Gems
• Juniors:
• Membership 21
• Federation: Jerry Sommer
Phone/email ejwebb@mcn.org

Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley
• Founded: 1948
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 2145, Castro Valley, CA 94546-2145
• Meeting Place Church of Christ, 22307 Montgmery St., Hayward
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. (Except July and August)
• Bulletin: Petrograph
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 172
• Federation: Mike McBride
• Phone/email: (510) 887-9007 / info@mgscv.org
• Web Site: www.mgscv.org

Mineralogical Society of Southern California
• Founded: 1931
• Mailing Address 1855 Idlewood Rd., Glendale, CA 91202-1053
• Meeting Place Geology Department, E-Building, Room E-200, Pasadena City College, 1570 E.Colorado Blvd., Pasadena
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Friday (except Jan, Feb, and Aug) at 7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: The Bulletin of the Mineralogical Society of Southern California bulletin@mineralsocal
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 89
• Federation: Jo Anna Ritchey
• Phone/email: (818) 679-0315  /  treasurer@mineralsocal.org
• Web Site: www.mineralsocal.org

Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1942
• Mailing Address Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312-0138
• Meeting Place 26547 W. Main St., Barstow (Lenwood)
• Day of Meeting: 1st Friday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Desert Diggins
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership 89
• Federation: Danny Watts
Phone/email: (760) 275-7014 / (email@mdgms.org)
• Web Site www.mdgms.org

Mojave Mineralogical Society
• Founded: 1940
• Mailing Address 12131 Boron Ave., Boron, CA 93596-0511
• Meeting Place Twenty Mule Team Museum, Boron
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin:
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 15
• Federation:
• Phone/email: (760) 762-6861 / david_eyre@mail.com
• Web Site: www.mdgms.net

Monrovia Rockhounds, Inc.
• Founded: 1957
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 553, Monrovia, CA 91017
• Meeting Place: United Methodist Church of Monrovia, 140 E. Palm Ave., Monrovia (west door downstairs)
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Moroks Newsletter
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership 35
• Federation: Jo Anna Ritchey
• Phone/email: (626) 359-4957 / joannaritchey@gmail.com
• Web Site: www.moroks.com

Mother Lode Mineral Society
• Founded: 1936
• Mailing Address P.O. Box 1263, Modesto, CA 95353
• Meeting Place Tuolumne River Lodge 2429 River Road, Modesto
• Day of Meeting: 1st Sunday, 2:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Ghost Sheet
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership 283
• Federation: Bob Rush,  (209) 365-3301 / rocksbob@sbcglobal.com
• Primary email: Bud McMillin,  bud.mcmillin@me.com
• Website: www.motherlodemineralsociety.com