San Luis Obispo Gem and Mineral Club



Due to COVID-19 regular in-person monthly meetings at the Senior Center are cancelled until the local authorities permit such gatherings again.

During this time membership meetings will be held online via Zoom. The newsletter will provide members with details on how to join the meetings. Guests are welcome to join the Zoom meetings. Use our contact email or FaceBook page to get the meeting connection details.


We invite you to join us for our monthly meeting, held the first Tuesday of each month at the SLO Senior Center, located on the southeast corner of Mitchell Park in San Luis Obispo, at the corner of Santa Rosa Street and Buchon Street.

Our meetings begin at 7pm and typically run about two hours. During which time we conduct club business, do Show and Tell, break for refreshments, and have some sort of program: demonstration, tutorial, video or guest speaker.


Meeting dates for 2021 are:

January 5 - cancelled

February 2 -

March 2 - Club member and Cal Poly student James Verheyden will talk on Oregon fossils

April 12 - Wayne Mills on geology and rockhounding on the Central Coast - note change of meeting date

May 4 - Club member and CFMS Director Dan Manion will tell us about his Quartzite 2021 adventures

June 1 -

July 6 -

August 3 -

September 7 -

October 5 -

November 2 - Election Day -- for our club officers

December 7 - Potluck holiday celebration, gift exchange and officer installation if we can have in person meetings

Information for other months will be updated as available.