New York Mineralogical Club, Inc.

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Organized: 1886
Joined EFMLS: 1952

Board Members:

President:
Diane Beckman
Vice President:
Anna Schumate
Secretary:
Vivien Gornitz
Treasurer:
Diane Beckman
EFMLS Liason:
Diane Beckman
Editor:
Diane Beckman
Webmaster:
Joe Krabak
Newsletter:
The Bulletin of the NYMC

Public Contact Information:

Region 2
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of the month except august
19:00:00

Currently meeting via Zoom due to COVID-19 , see our website for details.

We regularly meet from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month (excluding August) at the Watson Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan) at 440 West 57th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. We also have specialized study groups and satellite meetings from time to time. The public and any guests may attend meetings free of charge. Come to any meeting, meet the members, attend a lecture, view a slide show, get your questions answered about minerals, gems and collecting. Bring your family and a friend. Or simply send us a membership application that you can download from our website and print or join using PayPal and receive membership for a full year.

The hotel has on-site parking. Subway lines at Columbus Circle/59th Street and crosstown buses with stops on 57th Street are convenient and nearby.

Shows:
March, June, and November
H.S. of Fashion Industries, 225 W. 24th Street, NY, NY 10001

Additional Info:

The New York Mineralogical Club is one of the oldest organizations in the nation devoted to the study and appreciation of gems and minerals. Since its founding by George F. Kunz (as in the gemstone “kunzite”) and others in 1886, it has grown to include as many as 250 diverse members ranging from beginning collectors to professional geologists, mineralogists and mining engineers. The New York Mineralogical Club celebrated its 135th anniversary in 2021.

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