About US

The North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society (NOC) is dedicated to the advancement of the earth sciences by stimulating interest and encouraging the study of the geological and mineral science and lapidary arts.

NOC is a member of the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS), and the AFMS American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS). We received the AFMS All American Club award from 1985 through 1992.

Club Activites Include:

Classes & Workshops - beading, cabbing, carving, faceting, geology, lapidary, and silversmiting - (demonstrations, and hands on).

Presentation of earth science programs to schools.

Field Trips - Monthly geological or rockhounding trips to various location.

Visitors are always welcome at our MEETINGS -- come by and join us.


Bulletin Board

June Meeting
June 10, 7-9 p.m.
at Community Center
We will pick the nominating committee.

Board Meeting
June 17, 7-9 p.m.
at Community Center

Class Schedule -2014

Tuesday September 23 - Copper Leaf

Tuesday October 28 - Chinese Knotting

Tuesday November 18 - Holiday Project

Web Site created: 2007 - Changed to HTML5 in 2-13 - Last changed Aug./22/2014
Don Ogden - donogden@aol.com
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