Cuyuna Gem and Mineral Show

Location: Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, 2000 S. E. 13th Street, Brainerd MN 56401
Date: Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7
Times: Saturday, May 6 – 9am – 5pm and Sunday, May 7 – 10am – 4pm
What You Can Expect: Vendors, Crafts, Jewelry, Art, Exhibits, Displays, Flint Knapping Demonstrations, Kids Corner Activities, Door Prizes, Rock Cutting, The Wizard of Rocks, Free Prizes for Kids, Rocks, Minerals and Crystals, Silent Auctions and many more cool and exciting stuff! We will have over 50 vendors both indoors and outdoors. Admission is a 1.00 donation to the club. Kids are free!

Come to our meeting!

Club meetings are held at the Falcon Heights City Hall which is located at 2077 Larpenteur Avenue in Falcon Heights.  Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month at 7:00 pm, except June, July and August during which time no club meetings are held. Visitors are always welcome!

Field Trips

The club organizes many great field trips throughout the year to places such as Montana, South Dakota, Iowa, Thunder Bay, Michigan, and also places within Minnesota.  We collect agates, geodes, fossils, amethyst, petrified wood, dinosaur bones and other assorted mineral specimens. By all accounts, members have a great time and return with loads of treasures.

Rock Hounds R Us

share your experiences of rock hounding, lapidary, mineral collecting, STEM outreach & field trips with us!

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Minnesota Mineral Club Historic Info
Founded in 1945
Mission: We are an educational group based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, although membership is not restricted to residents of Minnesota. Monthly meetings are open to everyone. The Minnesota Mineral Club is a member of the Midwest Federation and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.

Become a member!

Membership dues for the Minnesota Mineral Club are $18 for a single membership and $27 for a family membership.

Members receive the Rock Rustler’s News, the monthly publication of the Minnesota Mineral Club, and are eligible to attend club-sponsored field trips.

Kids with rock collections enjoy science!

The Minnesota Mineral Club is a non-profit organization devoted to the study of Mineralogy, Geology, Paleontology and the Lapidary Arts.  We are an educational group based in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, although membership is not restricted to residents of Minnesota.  Monthly meetings are open to everyone.  The Minnesota Mineral Club is a member of the Midwest Federation and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.

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Our club has a great annual show!

The Minnesota Mineral Club’s Annual Show is scheduled
for mid October at the Cottage Grove Armory.
A copy of the flyer will be posted as soon as it is available.

Area Shows

For information on rock and mineral shows and sales in the Midwest, check the Midwest Federation page and click on the months to see what shows are scheduled during that month.

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Make friends, share ideas, get notified,
sign-up for events…

Our new website is a community based membership site with lots of great new features!  We have Forums, within site networking, best-known-methods, minerals of the months, how-to articles, Field Trip signup, galleries of rocks and many other features!

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Field Trips are Fun!

Enjoy new friendships while collecting minerals!

Many of our trips are in Minnesota, but some go to Canada, Montana, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa and Arkansas!   Trip leaders provide the level of difficulty and tools/skills required.   Most of the field trip team bring samples back to the club meeting to show the variety of collected materials.

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Example of what we find!

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Fun While Collecting

Latest News & Events

Our next Meeting is Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Board Meeting 5:30 PM & General Meeting 7:00 PM

Falcon Heights Community Center 2077 Larpenteur Avenue, Falcon Heights, MN

Visitors are welcome!

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