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and see all the exciting things

this Club is involved in. . .


Our show was a great success and we thank all the vendors, volunteers, and all those who attended.

We want to thank the presenter's, we had high attendance and great comments on the presentations.

7/17-11 a.m. ~ Gregg & Kay Guthrie, local copper
hunters, will discuss building their fantastic copper
collection through the years. Copper Collecting in Michigan

7/17-1 p.m. ~ Kelley Laughlin, long-time collector &
mineral specialist from the Northwoods Geological
Club in Florence, Michigan will discuss the micro
crystalline chalcedony group. Explaining the Chalcodeny Group
7/18-11 a.m. ~ Phil Oliver, long-time collector,
dealer and friend of the Lakeland Gem Club,
discussing Mineral Groups by the Number. Mineral Groups by the Number.

We also have some great raffle prizes including a great metal detector, an overnight stay at the great Americinn Motel in Minocqua, and the Water's water park. We will have a rock doctor on call to identify any rock that you may have. Lots of great activities for the kids including the WHEEL OF ROCK.

We have a great mix of vendors to fill all the wishes of any rockhound.  

The Minocqua High School United Nations group will be working the food station to get funds to help cover their trip costs to the United Nations in New York. 

Contact info is Pattie at 715 477 2519 or gypsy1120@coslink.net

  Lakeland Gem Club 

 was founded in 1964 and incorporated in 1970,

to promote general interest in and education

of Earth Sciences, Geology, and Mineralogy. 

To educate in the Art of Lapidary,

to aid in Gem material and mineral identification

and for instruction in Geological Hobbies.


If you are interested in

geology, earth sciences, mineralogy and lapidary,

the Lakeland Gem Club is an educational, fun way

of sharing your hobby with a variety of people who

share your interest.  


The Lakeland Gem Club meets the 4th Tuesday of the month

at 6:30 p.m. at the

United Methodist Church of the Pines, Chicago & Chippewa Avenue,

 Minocqua, Wisconsin  

Next meeting is September 22, 2015   And WELCOME to our new members!!!

We always have great show and tell of new rock finds!

Visitors are always welcome !!


Club Activities

  • Monthly meetings to stimulate interest in collecting gems, minerals and rocks.
  • Field Trips and educational events that enhance collecting skills and knowledge with respect for our natural resources.
  • E-Newsletters providing useful information about gems, minerals and club related topics.
  • Annual gem and mineral show. 



General Membership:  $5.00 individual;

$10.00 per family, per year

which includes the club e- newsletter,

club picnic and annual banquet.

Membership information:



City, State,Zip___________________



Mail application with your  check to:

Lakeland Gem Club

P. O. Box 125

Eagle River, WI 54521

For More information contact:

Pattie Hartmann, Public Relations

715 477 2519

2015 meeting dates: March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23, Annual Show July 17 & 18, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 24, December 22

We want to welcome another local rock club in the area to our listings of friends of the club. They have multiple rock trips planned!!! Do not miss out. their link is 




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