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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, Corner Mt. Vernon & Ridge, Bakersfield
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Pseudomorph
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 44
• Federation: Gene  Stirm
• Phone / email:  (661) 823-8343 / icutstones@gmail.com
• Web Site: www.kerncountymineralsociety.org

Kings Stonecrafters - disbanded 2015

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
Federtion George Silva
• Phone / email: 
• Web Site:  

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: Web site update in progress

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: 1941
• 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

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) 358-8157 / joannaritchey@gmail.com

Mother Lode Mineral Society
• Founded: 1936
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1263, Modesto, CA 95353
• Meeting Place: Empire Community Center, Empire
• Day of Meeting: 1st Sunday, 2:00 p.m. (except July & Aug)
• Bulletin: Ghost Sheet, / bray3709@gmail.com
•Juniors Yes
•Membership 268
• Federation: Terry McMillin
• Phone / email:  (209) 524-3494 / webmaster@motherlodemineralsociety.com
• Web Site: www.motherlodemineralsociety.com