Delaware mineralogical society

A Delaware 501(c)(3) non-profit earth-science educational organization



We currently have at least two meeting venues: The Delaware Museum of Natural History, Ashland Nature Center, and various Picnic and Holiday Party establishments.

Our General club meetings and Special Lectures are hosted by the Museum.

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Our new Junior Member Group, the DMS Blue Rockers! will have special meetings during the Spring and Fall. Stay tuned.

We also hold special meetings, such as Board and Committee meetings. Notice will be sent to the Membership and involved parties, when scheduled.

Directions to the Museum

General Meeting Schedule for 2017

*January 9
*February 13
*March 13
*April 10
*May 8
June 12 (Picnic) [Date Tentative]
July, August (No meetings)
*September 11
*October 9
*November 13

December 2 (Holiday Party: Ashland Nature Center) [Place and Date Tentative]

*Meetings at the Museum

DMS 'Blue Rockers!' Meeting Info

Show Committee Meetings 2017

January 11
February 8
March 4-5 = SHOW
March 20

Spring 2017 Programs at the Delaware Museum of Natural History:

February 13: Tom Pankratz, DMS VP of Field Trips: A Trip to the Panorama Amethyst Mine, Thunder Bay Region near Shuniah, Ontario, Canada  Learn more!

March 13: Dr. James G. Gibb: Citizen Science and The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center’s Environmental Archaeology Lab Learn more!

April 10: Ronald Sloto: The Grace Iron Mine, Berks County, PA (Cornwall Type Iron Deposit)
Learn more!

May 8: Dr. Ken Lacovara: Dreadnoughtus and other Dinosaurs from Patagonia, and new developments at Rowan University’s Fossil Park in New Jersey  Learn more!

June 12: Annual Picnic, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE  Learn more!

We do not meet in July or August.