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 Clubs Annual Gem & Mineral Show takes place the Memorial Day Weekend each year. The 55th Annual "Rockin' the Coast" Gem & Mineral Show will be Saturday May 26th from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday May 27th 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.
Club Officers for 2018
Leroy Kelly- President
Marie Read- Vice President
Carol Wiley- Secretary
George Mazeika- Treasurer
2018 Club Meeting Schedule
2nd Thursday of each month at the-
Oregon State Extension Office, 1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport OR. 97365.
Pot luck at 6:30 pm, meeting starts at 7:00 pm . Next meeting Thursday June 14th.