Come on inside and see all the exciting things this Club is involved in.

Next monthly meeting is Tuesday, October 24 at the Church of the Pines in Minocqua.  Milwaukee & Chippewa Street (Hwy 51) at 6:30 p.m.

The October speaker will be Club member, Bill Rickert.  

His presentation will be: Grand Marais Minnesota Thomsonite

Bill has been surface mining for 9 years....Grand Marais. oh the wonderful colors and patterns. The presentation will be focused on the rough basalt and the extraction process. The tools for extraction. Different polishing scenarios.

Various jewelry possibilities: pendants, rings, drilled bead necklaces and cuff bracelets. Bill will have examples of basalt...nodules...finished stones and jewelry. The thomsonite sells itself. There will be lots of show and tell.

  Lakeland Gem & Mineral 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 & Mineral Club is an educational, fun way

of sharing your hobby with a variety of people who share your interest. If you plan on rock hunting in north Wisconsin or northern Michigan just contact us for directions.

The Lakeland Gem & Mineral 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 

           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 & Mineral Club

9280 Timberline Drive

Minocqua, WI  54548

For More information contact:

Pattie Hartmann, Public Relations

715 477 2519

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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