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Field trips are for paid-up NVMC members only - minimum age restriction may apply.

* no NVMC meetings in July or August


The Northern Virginia Mineral Club promotes, educates and encourages interest in geology, mineralogy, lapidary arts and related sciences. The society is a member of Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies (BFMLS) http://www.amfed.org/efmls and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS) - http://www.amfed.org.


Membership benefits:


  • Collecting trips / field trips are for NVMC members only
  • Monthly meetings with fun activities such as auctions, presentations, and general socializing
  • Engaging guest speakers
  • Learn all about mineral and fossil collecting, lapidary arts and related interests from fellow members
  • Membership Application Form 

Dues: Due by 1 January of each year; $15.00 Individual, $20.00 Family, and $6.00 Junior (under 16, sponsored by an adult member).

Meetings are held at 7:45 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month (except May and December*) at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, VA, 22204. Phone (703) 228-6535. No meetings in July & August. Visitors are Always Welcome at our Club Meetings.


(*Changes announced in the newsletter.) Snow schedule - Arlington county schools.


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