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December Meeting

December is our Christmas pot luck meeting. The meeting will start early at 5:30pm 5:00pm and we will eat about 6:00pm. Please bring a side dish and/or a dessert - the main dish (chicken) will be provided.

We will be voting in new officers at the meeting and we would like to see any rocks you would like to show.

For more information about our meetings, see the Meetings page.

Call for Articles

This is an appeal to our membership for more articles to publish on this web site. Specifically, we are looking for informational articles about gems and minerals, general articles and lapidary hints and tips, as well as how-to articles on subjects like cutting, shaping and polishing material, creating cabochons, faceting, intarsia, precious metal clay and silversmithing.

We are also looking for other content, such as member project descriptions and pictures. We want to make your visit here as pleasant and productive as possible and we are open to publishing anything from you that will make that possible.

If you have anything you would like to contribute, please send the article as an attachment to an email message addressed to Please be sure to include the information you wish to have added to the article so we can properly attribute it to you.

Note that articles submitted by non-members will also be considered, but we must determine that the article was either an original submission or was properly attributed to other sources, as we don't want any legal entanglements.

Membership Form Added

We have added a membership form to the Club | Join page. This makes it easy for you to join the North Idaho Mineral Club. Fill out the form, print it with the "Print Form" button and mail it to the listed address.