The purpose of this club is to study, promote an interest in, and disseminate knowledge of Lapidary and various Earth Sciences including but not necessarily limited to geology, paleontology and mineralogy. It is the Club's purpose to provide education in these fields to its members and to the general public; particularly youth and student groups.

Upcoming Events

March 9, 2019

Lewis & Clark Artifact Show


March Rock Party

When:  March 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Where:  The Marburgers in Hickman

Jim will smoke some beef to be eaten plain or in sandwiches. Sharon will make sugar-free fluff. Bring your favorite potluck food, projects, and good time attitude.
There will be two Genies and one slab saw available, along with teachers to assist you. If you have portable equipment, feel free to bring that along, too.
Let’s get ready to have some fun!!


April 6-7, 2019

Annual Gem & Mineral Show
Lincoln Room, Lancaster Event Center
Saturday: 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 5:00

General Meetings

Bethany Park Shelter House

Third Thursday of each month, September thru May
with two exceptions (December and January)

Youth Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Adult Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

We welcome all visitors!

March 21, 2019
Educational Program presented by Brett Jurgens,
"How to Make Your Display Educational"

Membership Dues

Individual: $20 per year
Couple with household: $30 per year
Youth (age 15 years and younger): $3 per year (with a responsible adult). 

All youth must have a responsible adult with them at all club meetings
and functions. NO DROP-OFFS. This is for their safety should something
unforeseen happen.

Online Membership Application

Printable Membership Application

Club Information





If you want to discover more about Nebraska's geology, check out these publications authored/co-authored by long-time LGMC member, the late Roger K. Pabian.

Record in Rock               Minerals & Gemstones of Nebraska

Pabian Publications