CSMS is an incorporated, non-profit organization with these goals:
To promote and disseminate knowledge of the earth sciences, especially as they relate to mineralogy, lapidary, and fossils.
To encourage study, collection and fashioning of minerals.
To accomplish the same through social meetings, lectures, programs, displays, shows, and field trips.
The Pick & Pack is published monthly by the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society.
Our Constitution and Bylaws.
Meetings are the Third Thursday of each month, except August, at 7:00 PM.
Visitors are always welcome at our monthly meetings, which are held
The Colorado Springs Senior Center
1514 N. Hancock
Ave, Colorado Springs, CO.
CSMS offers Satellite Group meetings that allow
more focused attention to specific areas of our members' interests. Our current
Satellite Groups consist of the following: Crystal Study Group,
Faceting Group, Fossil Group, Jewelry Group, Lapidary Group, Micromounts Group,
and Juniors/Pebble Pups. Go to the Club
Subgroups link for more information on these.
If you'd like information about joining The Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society e-mail us with contact information at:
You may also
download the application
HERE and send to the address on the application.
Individual-$30.00; Family - $40.00; Junior - $15.00, Corporate - $100 (after Jan 31'st - $5 off if before Jan 31'st)
dues include 10 issues of the PICK&PACK, all field trips (additional fees may be
required on some field trips, and members are responsible for all transportation
to and from), participation in all Satellite Groups (some groups may request
additional fees to help cover resource costs), free admission to the Western
Museum of Mining & Industry, a year of learning and enjoyment, plus a lifetime
The Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society is a member of:
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Colorado Federation of Gem & Mineral Societies