The Columbus Rock and Mineral Society, Inc.

Columbus, Ohio

Founded 1958



Affiliated with

Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies

American Federation of Mineralogical Societies

  • Join us in the quarry

    Northeast Ohio quarry field trip 2010

  • Find a vein

    Northeast Ohio quarry calcite specimen

  • Hunt for fossils

    Eastern Indiana Brachiopod conglomerate specimen

  • Share a sunrise over the quarry

    Michigan field trip 2012

  • Collect specimens

    Members enjoy field trips throughout Ohio and surrounding states

  • Dig for minerals

    Michigan field trip specimen 2012 - celestite

  • Attend the annual spring Rock Show

    Dozens of vendors present rocks, tools, jewelry and more

  • Enjoy the Rock Show educational area

    Bring the kids for hands-on experiences

  • Bid at the Silent Auction

    Build a collection from our great finds

  • Meet a Devonian bug

    Phacops rana

Columbus Rock and Mineral Society

Last modified on Monday, 17 February 2014 01:33

2015 Spring half flyer

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Meetings and Membership

Our club has a diverse membership of professionals, laymen and general rock-hounds all coming together to enjoy different aspects of geology and associated sciences.  Minerals, fossils, native artifacts, paleontology, lapidary; all are represented.  Long time members of the club have the expertise to help identify specimens, teach stone faceting or share a story about quarry trips locally and abroad.  

WHAT:  Monthly meetings include a knowledgeable speaker on a topic for the evening, plenty of good snacks, a chance to win a door prize and lots of lively conversation.  Visitors are welcome to come and hear a speaker or just drop in to talk with us.

WHERE: ***Please Note***

For the month of December we will not be meeting at the Sharon Township Hall.  The club will be holding its annual Holiday Party at the Jerome Township hall from 4:30 to 9:00.

New location - Sharon Township Memorial Hall, 137 E. Dublin-Granville Road (Route 161), Worthington, OH.  7:00 PM   (see map below). 

WHEN:  The fourth Friday of the month from September through May.

Annual dues include monthly meetings, a subscription to the club newsletter The Glacial Groove, the annual club directory of members, club library, and a listing of club field trips.  Members also help to plan, organize and volunteer as part of the yearly club show each spring.

Individual membership $20         

Family membership $25