Resources and links
Our Club is a member of The Northwest Federation Of Mineralogical Societies. Check the Federations website for information and news on all things gemmy and minerally in the Northwest.
A blogspot by one of our club members with some incredible pictures of some amazing finds here on our coast. Great resource for more info about the treasures of the Oregon Coast.
More info on fieldtrips and areas of interest in Newport and Lincoln County
These links are from the IGS - the International Gem Society. Great reference resource in addition to haveing a Graduate Gemologist training program. The first link is to their Home Page, the second is for their Reference Library, and the third is for their Certification program.
The following groups are large groups on Facebook with lots of memebers and lots of posting on mineral finds. Great material being found all the time. Check them out!
Columbia River Agates
Agates of the Oretgon Coast- a Facebook page set up by one of club members, Kay Myers. Great source of info for the Newport OR area
The Oregon Coast Agate Club publishes and distributes free to local tourist information centers, hotels, Chambers of Commerce, etc.. A brochure on beach collecting sites in Lincoln County.
Beachcombing Lincoln County.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.0 MB]
The 54th Annual "Rockin' the Coast" Gem & Mineral Show was a great success! Future shows will be the Memorial Day weekend each year. We will start getting ready for the 55th Annual SHow in the Fall.
Club Officers for 2017
Leroy Kelly- President
Sherri Dougan- Vice President
Carol Wiley- Secretary
George Mazeika- Treasurer
2017 Club Meeting Schedule
No Meeting in June.
Next Meeting July 13th at our new meeting venue-
Oregon State Extension Office, 1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport OR. 97365. This is a permanent venue change. Meetings will continue to be 2nd Thursday of each month at 7;00 pm.