Gila County Gem & Mineral Society

Discovering Nature's Treasures in Copper Country

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Located in the very heart of “Copper Country” in the town of Miami, Arizona, the Gila County Gem and Mineral Society was founded in 1956 by a small group of individuals who shared a love for rocks and minerals.  The Globe-Miami area of Arizona is rich in mining history and continues to be a major source of copper, gold, silver and other mineralogical treasures such as turquoise, azurite, chrysocolla and many other rocks and mineral. Click Here for more…

Our Gem Show

Come join us for the 64th annual Gila County Gem and Mineral Show!  The show will be held indoors at the Gila County Fairgrounds.  January 14th, 15th and 16th 2022.  This will be a fun time for rock and mineral collectors, fossil hobbyist and kids of all ages.  The show runs from 9am to 5pm Friday and Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday.  Students and children are free and Adults are $3 per person or $5 per couple. Click Here for more…


Our Photo Album

Interested in seeing what we find at the sites we visit? Come take a look at our Photo Album that shows a few specimens found during recent collecting trips. These are not all of what we have found but are typical of what is found at those sites. This album also includes pictures of our club members collecting these specimens and various scenery that we get the privilege of enjoying as we visit the sites. Click Here for more…

Our club is a member of the following mineralogical societies:

Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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