Educational Resources

Rocks, Minerals, and Precious stones  also see the education of BrightCo's website

Rock Hound Resource

Rockchasing: Rock Hounding in Ohio

Reddit: r/rockhounds

Rock Seeker

Gator Girl Rocks: Rockhounding Ohio

Rockhound Lounge

USDA Rockhounding Guide

Akron Mineral Society, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

(330) 929-3798

Bulletin:  The Shield

Meeting:  6 pm, 2nd Saturday, Clubroom, 244 Chestnut Blvd  No meetings July & Aug.

Cincinnati Mineral Society, Cincinnati, OH

Bulletin:  The Quarry


Meeting:  2nd Friday, 7:30 pm, Sharon Woods

Columbus Rock & Mineral Club, Columbus, Ohio

P O Box 163984, Columbus, OH  41216

Dayton Gem & Mineral Society, Inc., Dayton, Ohio; (917) 613-4878

306 Parkdale St., Kettering, OH  45429

Bulletin:  Rock Chatter


Meeting:  6:45 pm, 1st Wed. (except Sept & Dec), 306 Parkdale St., Ketterine, OH

Miami County Gem & Mineral Club, Troy, Ohio

P O Box 885, Troy, OH  45373

Bulletin:  Miami County Rockette


Meeting:  7 pm, 2nd Wednesday, Troy View Church of God, 1770 N Cr 25A, Troy

Micromineral Society of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio


Meetings:  4th Saturday, 1 pm; Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Mid-Ohio Mineral & Fossil Club, Mansfield, Ohio

P O Box 308, Bucyrus  44820; (419) 561-3595

Bulletin:  The Lithnics


Meeting:  7 pm, 1st Monday, Gorman Nature Center

Northwest Ohio Rockhound Club, Toledo, Ohio

Meeting:  7 pm, 2nd & 4th Thursdays, St. James Lutheran Church, 4727 Sylvania Ave, Toledo

Parma Lapidary Club

12690 Elmwood Ave., Cleveland, OH  44111

Stark County Gem & Mineral Club, Canton, Ohio

(330) 499-6950;

Bulletin:  The Chiseler

Meeting:  7:30 pm, 1st Tuesday, Staric Parks Exploration Gateway

Summit Lapidary Club, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

(440) 479-0069;

Bulletin:  Summit Gem

Website:     Show website:

Meeting:  7 PM 1st Tuesday, Polish-American Club, 472 E. Glenwood Ave, Akron

Toledo Gem & Rockhound Club, Toledo, Ohio

Bulletin:  The Rocky Reader


Meeting:  7 pm, 3rd Wednesday, Clubhouse Craft Center