Hi fellow Rockhounds,

The Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society would like to welcome everyone to the fun and interesting hobby
of rockhounding.

Everyone is welcome to attend our General meetings at the College of Idaho, Boone Science Center
Room 103 on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, at 7:00pm. 

Our 70th Annual Show, “Gems and More in ’24”, will be held on the first weekend in March on the 2nd and 3rd, 2024.   See the SHOW tab for more information.

If you have any questions, please visit the website CONTACT TAB… the Board Members’ contact
information is on the first 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.