HISTORY of the SOCIETY

The Cincinnati Mineral Society is a non-profit association of amateur mineralogist and geologist formed to promote mineral collecting and to help teach the earth sciences and natural history.

The society (club) was founded in 1935, has about 120 members, and is affiliated with the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.

In addition the Society has a very close association locally with the Dry Dredgers , the Cincinnati Lapidary and Faceting Society, and the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science.

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