Mission: The primary exempt purpose of the organization is to disseminate knowledge of mineralogy, the earth sciences and the lapidary arts by means of public exhibits, field trips for the study and collection of specimens, classes in mineralogy and the lapidary arts and to provide a gathering place and workshop in which to accomplish these objectives.
Programs: Annual fund raising event open to public to promote study the earth sciences and lapidary arts. Over 3000 people attended the event. All volunteer help from society member
shop expenses used by all members to maintain and upgrade equipment used in lapidary arts and gem/metal work with membership in excess of 490.
published monthly news letter, purchase library material and museum pieces as well as maintaining the library and museum to benefit members and guests.