Fellow Rockhounds,


The College of Idaho has reopened to our monthly General Meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, at 7:00pm.  Masks are required by the College to enter the building. 

Our scheduled field trips will continue as outlined on our website.

Our 68th Annual Gem & Mineral Show, “Gems for You in ‘22”, will be held on the first weekend in March on the 5th and 6th, 2022.   See the SHOW tab for more information.

We appreciate all your cooperation throughout these trying times.  If you have any questions, please visit the website CONTACT tab… the Board Members contact information is on the front page of every newsletter.  Feel free to contact any of us as you need.  We look forward to seeing everyone out rockin’!

Respectfully Yours,

Christine Deveau – Secretary
Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society


Purpose: To promote interest in the wonders of nature and in particular, rocks, gems, minerals, and fossils. To conduct field trips for exploration and collection. To encourage as wide participation as possible in the “Rock Hound” hobby and the many activities that go with it.

The Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society was established in 1938 at the College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho.

We are also affiliated with the Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies and with the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.

Click this link to see in a Map form, where all of our Members live across the United States.