Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society welcomes you to the new web site of the CSMS!
We are the Federation Authorized Rock & Mineral Organization in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
General meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.
January (Officer Installation. Site to be determined)
August (“Picnic” at the Golden Corral)
Petrified Wood for sale
Melany McKnight outside of Calhan has the large pile of Petrified Wood for sale. The prices are $25 to $500 for the large pieces and $50 for a bucket of smaller cabbing sizes.
Call Melany for an appointment. Her contact phone number is 719-659-5860.
Melany lives on Calhan Highway just south of the fair grounds. You can tell her Bill Arnson from the Colorado Springs Gem and Mineral Society gave you this info.
Check out CSMS Blogs
Mike Nelson’s Take a daily walk with a Geologist!
Steve Veatch: Colorado Earth Science Take a stroll with Steve Veatch! If you’re a Pebble Pup (or want to be!) check out the Pebbles.
The following article provides some basic information on safety, rockhounding tools, collecting and our responsibilities towards the environment. ROCKHOUNDING 101
AFMS Code of Ethics is a list of the “Golden Rules” of rockhounding.