Philadelphia Mineralogical Society

Organized: 1892
Joined EFMLS: 1989

Board Members:

Don McAlarnen
Vice President:
Lee McIlvaine
Pam Pollister
John Rateike
EFMLS Liaison:
Ed Goebel
Scott Peters
Joel Sloane
Philadelphia Mineralogical Society News

Public Contact Information:

No public contact information has been provided at this time
Region 3
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of each month
Community Center at Giant, 315 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 We are continuing with Zoom meetings on the second Thursday of the month. Meetings consist of a business portion followed by a lecture or video presentation. The meetings are generally open to the public in person or via Zoom. Meetings have limited seating due to COVID. Please contact the society using our website contact form to ask about in person attendance.
March 22, 2024
LuLu Temple, 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Additional Info:

The purpose of the Philadelphia Mineralogical Society is to foster the study and appreciation of minerals by providing for the closer association of students, serious amateurs, professionals and others interested in mineralogy and related earth sciences.

The Mineralogical Society invites you to …

  • Learn about the fascinating world of geology, rocks, minerals, gems and fossils.
  • Meet new people.
  • Start and expand your own collection.
  • See world-class specimens and collections on field trips.
  • Find out where you can collect on your own.
  • Attend interesting lectures and workshops.
  • Have your minerals identified by experts in local mineralogy.
  • Share mineral collecting experiences with fellow collectors.

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