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Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society

P.O. Box 1256
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1256

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The Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational society dedicated to the study and enjoyment of the earth sciences. The Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society is a member of the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies which is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.  The Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society is open to the public for the education of all who wish to attend.

Interactive Show Map

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Scout Programs

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be sure and bring it with you to the show.

Meetings

See our Calendar of Events for more details

bulletThe Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society meets at 7:30 PM every 3rd Thursday of the month. The meeting location is at the Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History located at 816 Old Salem Rd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.
bulletFiftyForward Donelson Station (Previously the Donelson Senior Center) - Meets on the 4th Sunday of the month.  The meeting location is at 108 Donelson Pike in Nashville (Donelson), TN.
bulletMid-South Faceting Guild meets at 2:00 PM in the Art Room
bulletDonelson meets at 3:00 PM
bulletJunior Rockhounds meet at 3:00 with the main meeting, and then break off to a separate meeting.
bulletCoffee County Senior Citizens Center (Tullahoma, TN) - Meets at 3:00 PM on the 2nd Sunday of the month.  The meeting location is at 410 North Collins Street in Tullahoma, TN.

These meetings are all open to the public for the education of all who wish to attend.  Visitors are always welcome!

Schools

In co-ordination with with the Donelson and Tullahoma senior centers, the MTGMS provides instructors and equipment for lapidary and associated classes.  Classes are open to adults 21 and older.

Spring classes starting in April 2014 (Registration starts March 15, 2014):

2014 Spring School Schedules

2014 Spring Class Descriptions
 

Newsletter

The monthly publication MID-TENN GEM'ERS is the newsletter of the Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society.

Field Trips

Field trips to collecting sites are continually being planned. Details are available in the newsletter and at the meetings.  Because of policy, any private collecting site information cannot be distributed to the general public.

The MTGMS is a member of the Dixie Mineral Council

Contact Us for More Information

If you would like to contact us for more information, use the following email addresses:

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The Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society has provided many scholarships to students in the Geology/Earth Sciences.  Below is a listing of the current and past scholarships and other educational contributions.
bulletDavid Shepard Scholarship - Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN
bulletWilbur White Scholarship - Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN
bulletOwens Brothers Scholarship - Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, TN
bulletVernon Meerdink Scholarship - Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN
bulletFiftyForward Donelson Station (Donelson, TN)
bulletCoffee County Senior Citizens Center (Tullahoma, TN)

Visit the following other sites:

Nashville Fossils
Other Club Web Sites
Rockhound Sites of Interest
Middle Tennessee State University Mineral, Gem and Fossil Museum
Tennessee Paint Rock Agate

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