Mission Statement:

1.  To further the study of mineralogy and geology

2.  To arrange field trips to collect minerals, gems, fossils, and artifacts

3.  To help its members improve the art of cutting, polishing and mounting, and identification of gem and mineral materials and to assist with other related artistic activities

4.  To provide opportunities for gem and mineral education and the exchange, purchase, and exhibition of equipment, specimens, materials, and artifacts

5.  To share knowledge about gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, and activities of the Society with the general public.

Society Constitution

Membership Form 2018  To join, simply fill out and return this form.

Current Society Officers (2017-2018):

President Kevin Vetter

President: Kevin Vetter

Vice President

Vice President: Brenda Morgan

Treasurer Victor Wingerter

Treasurer: Victor Wingerter


Secretary: Darrel Spencer

Committees & Subcommittees:

Program – Tom Tupa
Field Trip – Russ Oliger
Auditing –
Membership –
Website – Becky Barnes
Nominating – Brenda Morgan, LaRoy Baird, Dina Baird
Annual Show – Kevin Vetter


First Sunday of the Month, 2pm at the Bismarck Public Library.  Date may change due to room availability.  Visitors and prospective members are welcome to attend.

Next meeting:  February 2, 2pm

You can sign up for meeting updates, show information, and club shenanigans HERE.

Membership Annual Dues:

Individual / Family:  $15

Junior:  $10

 Vests & Club Colors:  Green!

Vests are available, and run approximately $20-25.  They come plain – patch sewing and pockets are up to you.  The standards for patch placement (flags & Society patches) can be seen below.  These are generally worn at the Annual Show.

We're a mean, green, rock-collecting team!

We’re a mean, green, rock-collecting team!