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.
Weather Safety Presentation for 24 March 2015 Weather Safety in the Tennessee Valley is a year-round necessity, from severe weather to winter weather, and even effects from landfalling hurricanes and tropical systems along the Gulf Coast. The presentation will cover thunderstorms, tornadoes, flooding/flash flooding, as well as how to prepare for each weather ‘season’. Chelly […]
Pebble Pups Announcement From Brian Burgess on 4 March 2015 Our Pebble Pups Meeting for 10 March is cancelled. We have to find a bigger location due to more than bigger response for attendance! Please bear with us. Once we have a larger venue we will post it here on our webpage. Although, we will still […]
Do you have kids who want to dig in the dirt, go on hikes to find rocks and fossils, go to a mine and discover gems, or learn to smash rocks with a rock hammer? If you do, join our new Pebble Pups! We are the kids of the Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society. We […]