About the HGMS
The Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society is a non-profit educational organization for people interested in mineralogy, geology, paleontology, and related lapidary arts. Its primary purpose is the education of the members and the general public in these areas. This purpose is accomplished through programs, shows, lectures to school children and organizations, and exchange of rocks, minerals and artifacts.The Huntsville Gem and Mineral Society (HG&MS) was organized in 1958 by a small group of people who were interested in the lapidary arts. The Society was officially incorporated in Alabama in 1965 as a non-profit educational organization. In 1961 the organization consisted of 15 members. At present we have around 150 members.
HGMS Presentation: “Geology of the Tennessee Valley – Mineralogy and Petrology” by Dr. Richard Statom
On 22 September 2015 Dr. Richard Statom will present “Geology of the Tennessee Valley with an emphasis on Mineralogy and Petrology.”. Dr. Richard Statom is an Assistant Professor of Geology at University of North Alabama (UNA). His education includes a Bachelor of Science from University of South Alabama, a Master of Science from Mississippi State […]
Here are the posters and flyers available for you to download:Huntsville Gem – 4 Up 2015 Huntsville Gem show 2015 – Poster Huntsville Gem show 2015 – small
Lots of Volunteers Still Needed for our Show in October! Plans are being made for our annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show Oct. 9 – 11. We will again be at the Jaycee Community Building at 2180 Airport Rd. S.W., in Huntsville (on Jaycee Way). The new location works better for us, but we still need lots of help from […]