Welcome to RGMS
The Reno Gem & Mineral Society (RGMS) is a 501(C)(3) non-profit corporation, organized for the purpose of creating, developing, and encouraging interest in earth sciences, as well as gem and mineral hobbies.
The mission of the Reno Gem & Mineral Society is to create, develop, and encourage interest in the Earth Sciences and to locate and identify various material through field trips. As a 501(C)(3) corporation RGMS qualifies for donation
write-offs of cash and materials. Donation receipts are available at the society's headquarters.
Welcome to a new year, Denise and I are hoping everyone is doing well and are looking forward to this years field trips and events. We have a Wonderstone trip this Saturday the 16th led by Steve Smith our Vice-President (weather permitting. This Wednesday is our Monthly Board meeting, the zoom link is provided on this same pop-up. Our Jackpot of Gems is moved from April to September to allow for everything to open back up. Thank you for a great 2020. Reminder, please get in your membership renewals so you can attend field trips, open houses and classes.
What We Offer
The Reno Gem & Mineral Society's objective is sharing of enjoyment and education of all earth science related activities.
Our well-qualified instructors, some with master’s level credentials, teach many of the disciplines necessary to create beautiful, handmade works of art, using minerals, gems and fossils found right here in Nevada!
At least once a month between April and October, members go out in the field to collect and learn about rocks and minerals. Day trips to multi-day outings are led by an experienced member of the society, and are a great way to meet other members and gain some useful knowledge!
In addition to our many field trips, we also offer a variety of fun social events! There’s usually a raffle, and if food is involved it’s advised to add a few notches to your belt beforehand.