The Burlington Gem and Mineral Club (BGMC) is a northern Vermont club open to anyone interested in minerals, gems, fossils, and lapidary crafts. Club activities include presentations by club members and invited speakers at monthly meetings, field trips to collect minerals and fossils, and our Champlain Valley Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show held each July. To promote an interest in minerals and fossils, the Club also supports talks and displays by members at local schools and libraries.
The Burlington Gem and Mineral Club is a member of the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, Inc. (EFMLS) and the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS). Federation-sponsored activities are described on their respective websites.
Garnet collected near Eden Mills, Vermont
Maclurites gastropod deeply embedded in limestone, Vermont