Whittier Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
Short Description
● Founded: 1949
● Day of Meeting: 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m. (except July & August)
● Bulletin: The Rockhounder
● Juniors: No
● Membership: 38
Long Description

Objectives and Purpose

The objectives and purpose of the Whittier Gem and Mineral Society is to disseminate knowledge of mineralogy and the earth sciences and to encourage study in these subjects, through means of:

1. The presentation of public exhibitions, lectures, slide programs.
2. Field trips for exploration, study and collection of specimens.
3. The preparation, publication and distribution of articles and studies pertaining to mineralogy and the earth, sciences.
4. The promotion of scientific research in these fields.
5. The encouragement of interest among young people and the fostering of classes in mineralogy and lapidary arts.
6. And all other means which are appropriate to the accomplishment of the primary objectives set forth.

Phone Number
(626) 914-5030
● Mailing Address: P.O. Box 865, Whittier, CA 90608-0865
● Meeting Place: Whittier Senior Center, 13225 Walnut St., Whittier

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