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

Our Calendar

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Regular Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, August through May, unless otherwise announced. 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: 2020

January 15: Marcellus Shale Gas Well Drilling and Wellsite Geology, by Steve Clark, P.G.

February 19: Geology of the State College area, by Dr. Charles E. Miller, Jr.

March 18: cancelled

April 15: cancelled

May 20:

no meetings in June or July


Special Events planned for 2020:

Minerals Junior Education Day cancelled

NMS Picnic:





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