In the interests of studying and viewing minerals, the present day
club features field trips to locations such as:
The Hickory Hill Diamond Mine in Fonda NY for Herkimer diamonds.
The Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville PA, for Pyromorphite.
New York and New England pegmatite locations for Beryl, Tourmaline, Quartz, etc.
Limecrest Quarry in NJ for Spinel, Norbergite, etc.
Millington Quarry in NJ for Zeolites.
Monthly meetings, located at the Museum of Natural History, begin with a study group, for those who wish to learn
more about minerals, followed by club business and excellent speakers.
In this past year we hosted presentations including:
Phil Betancourt - What is a Pseudomorph?
Lawrence Conklin - Personal Reminiscences
Michael Walter - Three weeks of Collecting Out West
Nick DelRe: Gems - The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Henry Kennedy: Chrysoberyl Mining in Brazil
Expertly published monthly newsletters keep you filled in on local mineral
news and club events. Also, don't miss our Mineral of the Month column by
If you live in the New York City area and want to learn more about Minerals
and collecting them, or just enjoy the company of many experienced
mineral collectors, why not join us, as our guest, at one of our
We meet at the Museum of Natural History, in Room 309, on the 2nd Wednesday
of every month except July and August.
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for more information about The New York Mineralogical Club.