Welcome to the Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society

The SCMGS Club
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Welcome to the online home of the Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society. Our purpose is to unite and associate people who are interested in the study and collection of minerals, in the art of cutting and polishing stone; and in the increase of knowledge about earth sciences. Thanks for stopping by!

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Educational Activities


Educational Activities are an important objective of SCMGS in supporting and fostering education regarding geology, lapidary arts, jewelry making, and earth sciences.

Board Officers

The SCMGS Team

Dale Bruce


Dave Duncan

Vice President

Mike Cox



SCMGS Community supported

Lapidary Center

Our shop is open to the Public and has a $10 drop in fee. It is located at the Senior Center on 222 Market Street in Santa Cruz. Shop hours are Saturdays, 9 AM to 12 PM.

Field Trips and Other Shows

The best part of being a Rockhound? Well thats when your getting dirty looking for Rocks. Check out our list of field trips and for those just looking for stones check out these other semi-local shows.