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Sacramento Mineral Society
• Founded: 1936
• Mailing Address: P. O. Box 279291, Sacramento, CA  95826
• Meeting Place: 5467 Ballantine Street, #6, Sacramento
• Day of Meeting:  2nd Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: SMS Matrix
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 50
• Federation: Caroline Zwanziger
• Phone / email: Please see web site.
• Web Site: http://sacramentomineralsociety.org

Sacramento Valley Detecting Buffs
• Founded:
• Mailing Address: 8415 Royal Oaks Dr., Granite Bay, CA 95746
• Meeting Place: 5026 Don Julio Blvd., North County Corps Yard, N. Highlands
• Day of Meeting: 1st Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Tabs & Treasures
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 118
• Phone / email: (916) 541-2238
• Website: www.sacramentovalleydetectingbuffs.com

Salinas Valley Rock and Gem Club
• Founded: 1945
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12, Salinas, CA 93902
• Meeting Place: North Minster Presbyterian Church, 315 Alvin Drive, Salinas
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Monday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Jargon
•Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 28
• Federation: Karin Salomon
• Phone / email: (831) 375-5233 / kcbakes27@yahoo.com
• Web Site: http://salinasrockandgem.pagecloud.com

San Diego Mineral & Gem Society, Inc.
• Founded: 1934
• Mailing Address: 11700 Village Place, San Diego, CA 92101-1651
• Meeting Place: SDMG Bldg., 1700 Village Place, Balboa Park, San Diego
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Friday, 7:00 p.m. (General); 3rd Friday, 7 p.m. (Mineral)
• Bulletin: Pegmatite
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 559
• Federation: Shirley Leeson
• Phone / email: (619) 239-8812 / annes@san.rr.com
• Web Site: www.sdmg.org

San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1935
• Mailing Address: 4134 Judah St., San Francisco, CA 94122
• Meeting Place: Clubhouse, 4134 Judah St., San Francisco
• Day of Meeting: 1st Friday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Mineralog
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 338
• Federation: Barbara Matz
• Phone / email: (415) 564-4230 / webmaster@sfgms.org
• Web Site:  www.sfgms.org

San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society
• Founded: 1946
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 424, Banning, CA 92220
• Meeting Place: 1166 Beaumont Avenue, Beaumont
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Tuesday, 6 p.m. potluck 7 p.m. meeting
• Bulletin: Pick & Shovel
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 51
• Federation: Harlan Hancock
• Phone / email: (951) 849-1674

San Joaquin Valley Lapidary Society
• Founded: 2005
• Mailing Address: Box 5411, Bakersfield, CA 93388
• Meeting Place: 3020 N. Inyo St., Bakersfield
• Day of Meeting: 4th Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Workshop: Saturdays, 9;00 a.m.-12;00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Slab & Gab
• Juniors:
• Membership: 19
• Federation: Marvin Neabeck
• Phone / email: (661) 861-9102 / ​ slarsen71@gmail.com
• Web Site www.sjvlsblogspot.com

San Luis Obispo Gem & Mineral Club
• Founded: 1947
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 563, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406-0563
• Meeting Place: SLO Senior Center, 1455 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo
• Day of Meeting: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Mineral Messenger
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 25
• Phone / email: (805) 543-8634 / abexpress@charter.net
• Web Site www.slogem.org

Santa Ana Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.
• Founded: 1980
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 51, Santa Ana, CA 92702
• Meeting Place: 10739 Los Jardines West, Fountain Valley
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. (except July and December)
• Bulletin: Chips 'N Splinters
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 33
• Federation: James DeMarco
• Phone / email: sarmclub@gmail.com
• Web Site: www.sarmclub.org

Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1954
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 54, San Jose, CA 95103-0054
• Meeting Place: Belwood Cabana Club, 100 Belwood Gateway, Los Gatos
• Day of Meeting: 4th Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.
• Bulletin: Breccia
• Juniors Yes
• Membership 129
• Federation: Randy Harris
• Phone / email: (408) 265-1422 / info@scvgms.org
•  Web Site: www.scvgms.org

Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society
• Founded: 1949
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 343, Santa Cruz, CA 95061
• Meeting Place: Live Oak Grange Hall, 1900 17th Ave., Santa Cruz
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Lapidarian
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 53
• Federation: Randy Harris
• Phone / email: (814) 964-1583
• Web Site: www.scrockngem.org

Santa Lucia Rockhounds
• Founded: 1991
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1672, Paso Robles, CA 93447
• Meeting Place: Templeton Community Center, Paso Robles
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Monday, 7:00 p.m.  (except May & December)
• Bulletin: Rockonteur
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 108
• Federation: Gene Bilyeu
• Phone / email: (805) 434-2708 / grbilyeu@yahoo.com
• Web Site: www.slrockhounds.org

Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society
• Founded: 1974
• Mailing Address: PO Box 1852, Windsor, CA 95492
• Meeting Place: Franklin Park Clubhouse, 2095 Franklin Ave., Santa Rosa
• Day of Meeting: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Gem-N-I
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 103
• Federation: Heidi Hall
• Phone: (707) 528-7610 /  webgirl@SRMGS.org
• Web Site: www.SRMGS.org

Scott Valley Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 2009
• Mailing Address: PO Box 804, Fort Jones, CA 96032
• Meeting Place: Fort Jones Community Center
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Saturday each month, 10:00 a.m.
• Bulletin:
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 44
• Federation: Anne Bradley
• Phone / email: (530) 468-260 / deltadawn@sisqtel.net

Searchers Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
• Founded: 1958
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3492, Anaheim, CA 92803
• Meeting Place: Downtown Community Center, 250 E. Center St.
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: The Rock Slab News
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 150
• Federation: Kim Campbell
• Phone / email: info@searchersrocks.org
• Web Site: www.searchersrocks.org

Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1939
• Mailing Address: PO Box 966, Trona, CA 93592-0966
• Meeting Place: 13337 Main St., Trona
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Halite Highlights
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 48
• Phone / email: (760) 372-5356 / slgms@iwvisp.com
• Web Site:  www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub

Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1963
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1245, Redwood City, CA 94064-1245
• Meeting Place: Community Activities Bldg, 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Monday 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: The Rockette
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 58
• Federation: Paul Rose
• Phone / email: (650) 248-7155 / ccorden@comcast.net
• Web Site: www.sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org

Shadow Mountain Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1951
• Mailing Address: PO Box 845, Yucca Valley, CA 92286-0845
• Meeting Place: Wesley  Methodist Church 1555 E. Alejo Rd., Palm Springs
• Day of Meeting: 1st Friday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Desert Hobbyist
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 70
• Federation: Roger Thompson
• Phone / email: shadowmountaingem@gmail.com
• Web Site: www.shadowmountaingemmineral.org

Shasta Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1946
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 990424, Redding, CA 96099-0424
• Meeting Place: Anderson Grange, 8085 Airport Rd., Anderson
• Day of Meeting: 2nd Friday,  6 p.m. potluck, 7 p.m. general meeting
• Bulletin: Roc Toc
•Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 87
• Federation: Bob & Jean Stultz
• Phone / email: Steve@applyaline.com
• Web Site: http://reddingblogs.com/blogs/shasta-gem-and-mineral-society/

Sierra Pelona Rock Club
• Founded: 1959
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 221256, Newhall, CA 91322
• Meeting Place: Greenbriar Mobile Estates East, 21301 Soledad Canyon Rd., Canyon Country
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. (except July)
• Bulletin: Sierra Pelonagram
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 51
• Phone / email: SierraPelona@yahoo.com
• Web Site: www.sierrapelona.com

South Bay Lapidary & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1948
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1606, Torrance, CA 90505
• Meeting Place: Torrance Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance
• Day of Meeting: 1st Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Agatizer
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 57
• Federation: Terry Vasseur
• Phone / email: wookman@dslextreme.com
• Web Site: http://palosverdes.com/sblap

South Orange County Gem and Mineral Society
     ( formerly Capistrano Valley Rock & Mineral Club)
• Founded: 1964
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 279, San Clemente, CA 92674-0279
• Meeting Place: Community Center, Multipurpose Rm. 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Wednesday, 7:15 p.m. (except Dec)
• Bulletin: The Tumble Rumble
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 34
• Phone / email: (949) 498-8358 / socalgems@hotmail.com
• Web Site: http://www.socgems.org/

Southern California Micro-Mineralogists - merged with MSSC

Southern California Paleontological Society
• Founded: 1960
• Mailing Address: 826 9th St. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
• Meeting Place: Geo. C. Page Museum, 5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles
• Day of Meeting: 1st Sunday, 1:30 p.m.  (except August)
• Bulletin: Bulletin of the SoCa Paleo Soc.
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 31
• Phone / email: (310) 787-7479 / scpaleo@aol.com
• Web Site: http://socalpaleo.com/

Stockton Lapidary & Mineral Club
• Founded: 1936
• Mailing Address: 3136 Anita St., Stockton, CA 95209
• Meeting Place: SLMC Clubhouse, 3136 Anita St. Stockton
• Day of Meeting: 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m. (except July & Aug.)
On foggy months of Nov - Feb, meetings usually, Sunday, 1:00 p.m. Call to confirm or visit web site.
• Bulletin: Rock Chips / slmc-bulletin-editor@comcast.net
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 65
• Federation: Phyllis Kyle
• Phone / email: (209) 946-0113 /  boomakyle@yahoo.com
• Web Site: www.stocktonlapidary.com

Sun City Lincoln Hills Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded:
• Mailing Address: 1523 Sweet Juliet Lane, Lincoln, CA 95648
• Meeting Place: Kilaga Springs Lodge, Lincoln
• Day of Meeting: Last Thursday, 3:30 p.m.
• Bulletin:
• Juniors: No
• Membership: 10
• Phone / email: (916)4344 434-0747  df22745@yahoo.com

Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1990
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 269, Marysville, CA 95901-3118
• Meeting Place: Feather River Baptist Church, 5400 Chestnut Rd, Olivehurst
• Day of Meeting: 4th Thursday,  7:30 p.m.
• Bulletin: Yuba Sutter Gems
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 58
• Federation: Inez Berg / imbrmb@syix.com
• Phone / email: (916) 677-6696  /  horita@comcast.net
• Web Site: www.sutterbuttes.net

Tehachapi Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded:
• Mailing Address: 25101 Bear Valley Rd., Tehachapi, CA 93561-8311
• Meeting Place: Tehachapi Senior Center 500 East "F" Street
• Day of Meeting: 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin:
• Juniors Yes
• Membership 44
• Federation: Bob Papac  /  (661) 821-7103 /  getback@antelecom.net
• Phone / email: (661) 972-1117  /  TehachapiVGMS@outlook.com
• Web Site: tvgms.org

Trinity Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1959
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 159, Weaverville, CA 96093
• Meeting Place: 550 N Washington St., Weaverville, CA
• Day of Meeting: 3rd Sunday of the month, 1:00 pm
• Bulletin: Trinity Tailings
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 12
• Phone / email: (530) 623-1183 / TrinityGemAndMineral@PeoplePC.com
• Web Site: (none)

Tule Gem & Mineral Society
• Founded: 1953
• Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1061, Visalia, CA 93279-1061
• Meeting Place: Farmersville Senior Center, 444 N. Gene St., Farmersville
• Day of Meeting: 1st Monday, 7:00 p.m.
• Bulletin: Tule Smoke Signals
• Juniors: Yes
• Membership: 92
• Federation: Patrick Harrison
• Phone / email: (559) 562-4133 /  mdhavner@verizon.net
• Web Site: www.tulegem.com