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Membership Information

Thanks to Caity Stackhouse for photo

Embrace the Adventure of Rockhounding and Lapidary Arts with Our Thriving Community

Exciting Discoveries Await: Dive into the world of jewelry making, gemstones, and mineral exploration within our dynamic community. Learn about collecting and see amazing specimens from personal collections.

  • Access High-Quality Classes: Learn from the seasoned artisan in our hands-on classes designed to enhance your skills and knowledge

  • Advanced Equipment: Unleash your creativity, opening the door to new possibilities, with access to equipment including Highland Park slab saws, Lortone trim saws, Covington water saws, and cabochon machines.

  • Fully Equipped Shop: Explore our fully stocked shop and bring your visions to life with the tools you need for stunning creations. Learn about more exotic materials for lapidary and specimen collecting.

  • Exciting Field Trips: Join us on captivating field trips to uncover nature's hidden treasures and expand your expertise. Whether you are a Rockhound, hiker, casual collector, or citizen scientists these filed trips are a wonderful way to learn about the rich mineral deposits and wonderful agates, jaspers, turquoise and other materials found in Nevada, Utah, California, Arizona and beyond. Our field trips are guided by knowledgeable members to pre-scouted areas.

  • Kids' Club: Introduce your young explorers to the wonders of rockhounding and lapidary arts with our engaging kids' club activities.

  • Community: Engage in our lively monthly meetings and connect with fellow enthusiasts and experts. Interact with renowned speakers from the rock and mineral industry, gaining valuable insights. Share knowledge, experiences, and excitement in a supportive and friendly environment with the companionship of fellow rockhounds. The more experienced members are more than happy to welcome complete beginners so this is a great way to get started. Learn from seasoned mentors who will guide you through the intricacies of rockhounding and lapidary arts.

  • Communication: Stay up to date with all the club information. You will be emailed the monthly newsletter and will also receive timely information on any club activities via our email list.

  • Exclusive Member Discounts: Enjoy special deals and offers from our trusted vendors, saving on lapidary supplies and more.

Expand Your Adventures: Sign up now to elevate your rock and mineral adventures and become part of our passionate community.

To join or renew, download the membership form and fill out completely. New members also download and fill out the waiver form. Each member must fill out their own waiver, initial each provision and sign the form. Add your check, or use the button below to pay with Paypal. Mail the Membership Form and Waiver(s) as appropriate to:


3111 S. Valley View #E125

Las Vegas NV 89102

Attn: Membership

or you can drop in at the Shop (same address), fill out the forms and pay there.

Single membership is $25 per year and Family membership is $35 per year. A family membership can include a spouse or significant other residing at the same address as the primary member. It also includes children and grandchildren under 18 years of age.


The SNGMS membership year is Jan 1 to Dec 31. Members who join during October, November, and December are granted membership until Dec 31 of the following year. Between Jan 1 and Jan 31 of each year a member who is late paying their dues may pay a $5 reinstatement fee along with their dues to maintain an uninterrupted membership, otherwise they are enrolled as a new member.

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Welcome to Our Rockhounding and Lapidary Community

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