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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Regular Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, August through May, unless otherwise announced. Our November 14, 2018 meeting is the second Wednesday. See the main page for a detailed description of the next meeting and driving directions.
We are now meeting in Penn State's Earth and Engineering Sciences Building, on White Course Drive off North Atherton Street, State College, PA. (Except our December meeting, usually a holiday dinner held off-campus.)

Mineral collectors and rockhounds, earth scientists and dinosaur lovers will all enjoy our activities.
All are welcome to attend our meetings!

                 Board of Directors Meetings are held as needed on the Thursday two weeks before the regular meeting at 7:00 p.m.
                 Please contact the President to verify time and location for a particular month.

Regular Meetings: 2018

August 15: Show and Tell by the members and guests

September 19: The 1974 Penn State Cross-Country Geology Field Trip, by Dr. Charles E. Miller, Jr.

October 17: Serpentinites and Associated Minerals on the Eastern Flank of the Berkshire Massif near Westfield, Massachusetts, by Dr. Robert Altamura

November 14: Geology, scenery and natural history of New Zealand, by Dr. Charles E. Miller, Jr.

December 12: Holiday Dinner to be announced

Special Events planned for 2018:

Minerals Junior Education Day Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Central PA Institute of Science & Technology, Pleasant Gap

NMS Picnic Sunday August 26

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