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:
Jubilee of Gems Show at the La Habra Community Center
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.
Class Schedule -2014
Tuesday April 29 - Wire Wrap W/Prongs
Tuesday September 23 - Copper Leaf
Tuesday October 28 - Chinese Knotting
Tuesday November 18 - Holiday Project
NOC Show at the La Habra Valley Community Fair - 2014
At the Fair
Livestock Show & Auction ----
Car Show ----
Dog Show ----
Gem & Mineral Show
Youth Exhibits ----
Chili Cook Off ----
Food & Festivities