The Nittany Lion looks out from a 
Central Pennsylvania doubly terminated quartz crystal.  Artwork © John Passaneau.
Nittany Mineralogical Society, Inc.
State College, Pennsylvania

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Your local non-profit mineral, gem and rock club
generally meets the third Wednesday of each month, August through May.
For early 2024, we are meeting at Boal Hall
(Boalsburg Fire Hall, 113 East Pine St., Boalsburg PA 16827).
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All are welcome to attend our meetings!
Parents must provide supervision of minors.

Mineral collectors and rockhounds, earth scientists and dinosaur lovers will all enjoy our activities.

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Board of Directors Meetings are held as needed.
Please contact the President to verify time and location of a Board meeting for a particular month.

Regular Meetings: 2024

January 17: 30 Years of NMS: Past, Present, and Future, by David Glick and others

February 21: Coast to Coast: A 100 day Adventure, by Mike Canich

March 20: Geode Night, by Jeff Smith

April 17: A Geologist's Trip to Antarctica, by Dr. Charles E. Miller, Jr.

May 15:

no meetings in June or July

August 21:: Show and Tell by the members and guests (tentative)

September 18:

October 16: A presentation by Dr Chris Widga for NATIONAL FOSSIL DAY.

November 20:

Special Events planned for 2024:

Caverns tour, early 2024

Minerals Junior Education Day Saturday, March 23, 2023 at Central PA Institute of Science & Technology, Pleasant Gap

Annual Picnic

Caverns tour, Saturday, December 9, 2023 POSTPONED

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