Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club

Welcome... Meetings
Founded in 1990, MGMC is a non-profit organization.
Our mission is to promote earth science through educational articles,
classes, field trips, shows, and workshops.

2013 Officers, Chairs, Board Members:

Nikki West, President

Mary Foster, Vice President

Donna Wood, Treasurer

Felix Romero, Secretary

Gary Gooch, CFMS Director
Marion Romero, Membership Chairman

Theresa Nutley, Field Trip Chairman

Board Members:

Diana Harris
Nedra Craig

Judi Gooch
Randy Bolt

General Meetings
Public Welcome

2013 Monthly - 2nd Sunday
5:00 - 7:00 P.M.
Mariposa Fairgrounds-Gem and Mineral Exhibition Building
Highway 49 South-1.8 miles south of town

Board Meeting - Members Only
Monthly - last Monday
3:00-4:00 P.M.
Conducted at the Quarry

Yearly Membership Dues: 
$20 singles; $30 couples; $35 families

Club Store

Club Store located downtown Mariposa
Photo link courtesy of Gold Rush Cam via Sierra Sun Times

4994 7th Street, Phone:  209-966-4367

  • Staffed by MGMC Volunteers
  • Monday-Saturday, doors open at 10:00 A.M.
  • Sales items:
    • Collector Specimens of Rock, Minerals, Fossils
    • Art Jewelry - Earrings, Bracelets, Necklaces, Pendants
      • Beaded, Beseled, Silversmithed, Wire Wrapped
    • Soap Stone Carvings
    • Dichroic Glass

Work Shop is located at 4138 Ben Hur Road just a few miles south of town;
just off Hwy. 49 south; Ben Hur Road is across the street from the Mariposa Fairgrounds;
travel on Ben Hur Road approximately 3 miles; this is a private residence; club members
and scheduled club business/classes only please.

Please note the Club Store closes each year from the 4th week of December through
the 2nd week of February.   Club members utilize this time to inventory and clean.