The Maryland Geological Society, a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the collection, study, and display of all aspects of the geological sciences, is composed of amateur and professional fossil and mineral collectors. Membership is open to all and visitors are always welcome!
To view the most recent version of the MGS homepage,
Zoom Meeting on January 27th
January 27, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Link to be emailed.
The featured mineral is eudialyte which is usually pink or red in color. An article by Bob Farrar on this mineral appears in the current issue of the MGS newsletter.
(Shown above is a specimen of eudialyte from the Kola Peninsula in Russia. This image is reproduced with permission of Rob Lavinsky under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license, and is available from Wikimedia Commons.)
The MGS Trips page has information on policies regarding trips and details about any upcoming trips. MGS trips are restricted to members. There are no trips currently scheduled.
2021 Newsletter Issues Online
As part of celebrating the club's 30th anniversary this year, all of this year's issues of the MGS newsletter, The Rostrum, will be posted on the website. Issues from 2021 and those for some previous years are available on the Selected Past Issues page.
No Dues For 2021, Decision on 2022 Forthcoming
No dues were collected for 2021. Whether to collect dues for 2022 will be discussed at the Zoom meeting on Jaunary 27, 2022.
Pictures showing great specimens from members' collections can be seen on the MGS Gallery page.
The Maryland Geological Society is a member of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
The Maryland Geological Society is NOT affiliated with the Maryland Geological Survey, a state governmental organization.
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