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Founded in 1964, the Denver Gem and Mineral Guild pursues exploration, experimentation, and education in the earth sciences; the discovery, development and preservation of minerals and mineral deposits; and the advancement, encouragement and utilization of the principles of art and craftsmanship as applied to gems and minerals.

The Denver Gem and Mineral Guild is an affiliate of:
Denver Council of Gem and Mineral Societies
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineral Societies
American Federation of Mineral Societies

Image Copyright © Dr. Richard Busch;
Image source: Earth Science World Image Bank

Here is the current lineup of coming events.
Check out the details in the latest Newsletter

May meetings

Friday, May 13
6:30 Golden Diggers
Field trip planning & safety
6:45 DGMG Board
7:30 DGMG Meeting
Topic: Bob Carnein, LGGMC—PYRITE


The annual series of evening hikes
will start in May, on Friday nights.

May 6 Addenbrooke Park Project
Addenbrooke Park, Garrison Street entrance, Lakewood
6:00—bring potluck supper dish
Help id the rocks in the pillars and fireplace

May 20 Garnet collecting
Douglas Mountain Road, Gilpin County
Meet at SW corner of US 6 and 93/58 west of Golden,
at the base of Clear Creek Canyon

For details on these and other upcoming activities visit us at