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. 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 about two weeks before the regular meeting.
                 Please contact the President to verify time and location for a particular month.


Regular Meetings: 2021

December 15: Holiday Dinner

Regular Meetings: 2022

January 19: The Seven Metals of Antiquity That Forged the Modern World, by Paul Fagley

February 16: Applied Paleontology, by Dr. Charles E. Miller, Jr.

March 16: Geode Night, by Jeff Smith


Special Events planned for 2022:

Minerals Junior Education Day if possible

NMS Picnic:





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