Malachite
WARRNAMBOOL GEM CLUB
Welcome to the Warrnambool Gem Club Website! The most recent updates on this web site are: 2018 Club activities
Close up view of Canadian Ammonite shell
The famous 'Alma King' rhodochrosite specimen.  The 'Alma King' specimen  measures some 1m high and is covered with fine quartz, calcite and flourite crystals as well as the magnificent 'Alma King crystal' which is approx. 6" across. The specimen was mined at the ‘Sweet Home Mine). Photo taken at the Denver  museum of natural history ( Colarado, USA).
This site was last updated in  June, 2018 This site is managed on a voluntary basis. If you find any problems in using the site please contact us (e-mail preferred). If you do not get a reply or if the problem is not remedied within a few days it is probably because I am away interstate fossicking, at the A.F.G. seminar or bush walking etc. I will attend to any problems as soon as I can.
The Warrnambool Gem Club wishes to thank the following organisations for their support in running our gem show.  WARRNAMBOOL CITY COUNCIL  MACEY’S BISTRO     SWINTONS  (Warrnambool ) Supa  IGA  ALLFRESH SEAFOOD	 red rooster Warrnambool Cheese  & Butter Swintons Home Furniture DOMINO’S PIZZA MURRAY GOULBURN CO-OPERATIVE. MONOGHAN’S   PHARMACY Woolworths Warrnambool Woolworths Dennington CAPITAL CINEMA WARRNAMBOOL DES COOPERS PANEL WORKS
Upcoming meetings & events: WORKSHOP DATES DUTY OFFICER SATURDAY 26/5 ALAN A. SATURDAY 2/6 STEVE M. SATURDAY 9/6 ALAN A. SATURDAY 16/6 STEVE H. SATURDAY 23/6 HELEN B. WEDNESDAY 6/6 KAY K. WEDNESDAY 20/6 JOHN H. CLUB MEETINGS COMMITTEE MEETING 2/6 GENERAL MEETING 16/6
Annual membership fees are :  Adults                        $35  Children (school age)   $15  (minimum age for joining is 12 years, or 8 years if accompanied by an adult who is also a member)  Associate members      $20  (do not have use of workshop facilities) The club library     The club has an extensive collection of books related to gemstones, minerals, jewellery and fossicking. Club members can borrow books from the club or read them in our club rooms. Field Trips     The club operates field trips  when convenient. Many of our club members get together to  organise their own field trips, particularly during winter when many members head to warmer parts of the country to fossick. If you are interested in fossicking/gem cutting/lapidary work/glass work/silversmithing, consider joining a club. Being a member of a gem club can provide an introduction to a great hobby for people of all ages
The Warrnambool Gem Club was formed in 1968. Warrnambool is a city of some 33,000 people in the south-west of Victoria, Australia. The aims of the club are     to promote the enjoyment of lapidary crafts     improve members knowledge of lapidary skills &    gemstones     provide facilities for club members to carry out their lapidary hobby     conduct fossicking excursions to gem localities You can contact the Warrnambool Gem Club by writing to P.O. Box 18, Warrnambool, Vic., Australia, 3280 or by using the Contact Us page.  
Our club rooms in Warrnambool
The club workshop    The club holds it's workshop sessions, and monthly meetings, in ' the old pump house ' at the northern end of Queens Rd, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia, 3280.     For club members there is a $5 workshop fee per session. The workshop is normally open on Saturday afternoons (and the first and third Wednesday afternoons) from  1-00 till 4-00 p.m.  Newcomers are always welcome! To ensure the safety of all club members there are a number of safety rules which members follow when using the club workshop. Members must wear eye & hearing protection, enclosed footwear is required and long hair must be safely secured. The workshop may be closed if members are on a field trip. It is normally closed from mid-December till mid- January during the Christmas period. The club's monthly meeting is held on the third Wednesday of the month, starting at 7-30 p.m.
Elbaite crystals
WARRNAMBOOL GEM CLUB
Welcome to the Warrnambool Gem Club Website! The most recent updates on this web site are: 2018 Club activities
Close up view of Canadian Ammonite shell
The famous 'Alma King' rhodochrosite specimen.  The 'Alma King' specimen  measures some 1m high and is covered with fine quartz, calcite and flourite crystals as well as the magnificent 'Alma King crystal' which is approx. 6" across. The specimen was mined at the ‘Sweet Home Mine). Photo taken at the Denver  museum of natural history ( Colarado, USA).
The Warrnambool Gem Club wishes to thank the following organisations for their support in running our gem show. WARRNAMBOOL CITY COUNCIL MACEY’S BISTRO ALLFRESH SEAFOOD
red rooster
DOMINO’S PIZZA
Warrnambool Cheese  & Butter
Swintons Home Furniture
MURRAY GOULBURN CO-OPERATIVE.
MONOGHAN’S   PHARMACY
Woolworths Warrnambool Woolworths Dennington
CAPITAL CINEMA WARRNAMBOOL
DES COOPERS PANEL WORKS
SWINTONS  (Warrnambool ) Supa  IGA

The club library

    The club has an extensive

collection of books related

to gemstones, minerals,

jewellery and fossicking.

Club members can borrow

books from the club or read

them in our club rooms.

The Warrnambool Gem Club was formed in 1968. Warrnambool is a city of some 33,000 people in the south-west of Victoria, Australia. The aims of the club are •	    to promote the enjoyment of lapidary crafts •	    improve members knowledge of lapidary skills &    gemstones •	    provide facilities for club members to carry out their lapidary hobby •	    conduct fossicking excursions to gem localities You can contact the Warrnambool Gem Club by writing to P.O. Box 18, Warrnambool, Vic., Australia, 3280 or by using the Contact Us page.     Annual membership fees are :  Adults                        $35  Children (school age)   $15  (minimum age for joining is 12 years, or 8 years if accompanied by an adult who is also a member)  Associate members      $20  (do not have use of workshop facilities) Field Trips     The club operates field trips  when convenient. Many of our club members get together to  organise their own field trips, particularly during winter when many members head to warmer parts of the country to fossick. If you are interested in fossicking/gem cutting/lapidary work/glass work/silversmithing, consider joining a club. Being a member of a gem club can provide an introduction to a great hobby for people of all ages This site was last updated in  June, 2018  This site is managed on a voluntary basis. If you find any problems in using the site please contact us (e-mail preferred). If you do not get a reply or if the problem is not remedied within a few days it is probably because I am away interstate fossicking, at the A.F.G. seminar or bush walking etc. I will attend to any problems as soon as I can.
Upcoming meetings & events: 6/1/18
Upcoming meetings & events: WORKSHOP DATES DUTY OFFICER SATURDAY 26/5 ALAN A. SATURDAY 2/6 STEVE M. SATURDAY 9/6 ALAN A. SATURDAY 16/6 STEVE H. SATURDAY 23/6 HELEN B. WEDNESDAY 6/6 KAY K. WEDNESDAY 20/6 JOHN H. CLUB MEETINGS COMMITTEE MEETING 2/6 GENERAL MEETING 16/6
This site was last updated in  June, 2018 This site is managed on a voluntary basis. If you find any problems in using the site please contact us (e-mail preferred). If you do not get a reply or if the problem is not remedied within a few days it is probably because I am away interstate fossicking, at the A.F.G. seminar or bush walking etc. I will attend to any problems as soon as I can.