Category: Events

Shape of the Month and Year-to-Date Contest Status

Shape of the Month Cabochon Competition Shapes for 2010 January: Irregular February: Heart March: Oval April: Round May: Pear (Teardrop) June: Triangle (Three acute angles) July: Freeform (No symmetry) August: No competition (Auction night) September: Marquis (Cat eye) October: Rectangle (Or square) November: Oval December: No competition (Holiday & Awards

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Gem & Mineral Show Information

Show Information About the Show: The CCM&GS; annual Gem & Mineral Show is the biggest rock and mineral show in the county. And is open to the public. Show Dates: Show Dates are Saturday and Sunday beginning on the first full weekend of November. Planning ahead? Show Times: Doors open

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Our Gem Show

The CCM&GS; annual Gem & Mineral Show is the biggest rock and mineral show in the county. Save the weekend. Come to the Show! Twenty-five Dealers will be showing and selling rocks, minerals, fossils, precious and semi-precious stones, settings, beads, and equipment. Over fifty displays tell the stories of the

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Other Local Gem Shows

Local Gem Shows The following list of upcoming local gem, mineral and jewelry shows has been compiled by CCM&GS; from various sources and is updated periodically. For references to additional events and shows. For gem & mineral shows throughout the USA, check show dates at Rock & Gem Magazine. Although

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Upcoming Monthly Programs

Program Announcements Each of CCM Gs monthly meetings features a presentation by a locally or nationally renowned speaker. Subjects range from rockhounding to the lapidary arts, and mineralogy to geomorphology. CCM GS; Speakers are often tops in the nation. And CCM GS; is considered by many to be San Francisco’s

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Club Meeting Dates

Introduction The monthly programs and general membership meetings of CCM&GS; are held the second Monday of every month (third Monday in June). Meetings begin at 7:30 pm. Additionally, CCM&GS; hosts several social events throughout the year. These events are open to the public and all members. We welcome all those

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President’s Monthly Message

Well another busy month has flown by. Several of our members have had some planned surgeries and they’re on the mend. We’re finally getting to the end of flu and cold season and hopefully we’re all feeling good and getting ready to get out there and do what we do

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President’s Welcome

Welcome To Our Club We at the Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society are eagerly looking forward to an exciting year for our members and guests! Our monthly meetings feature extraordinary programs. In the past year, we’ve enjoyed lively, educational programs that included everything from opal hunters who search throughout

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