The next Capital Mineral Club meeting is scheduled for Saturday March 6th, 2021 starting at 12:00 noon. This meeting will be a Zoom meeting. Please check back for future updates.

Google maps link to NH Sno-Shakers Clubhouse.

All future meetings will be the first Saturday of the month.


The Maine Mineral & Gem Museum, located in Bethel, Maine is hosting a series of live, online lectures commemorating the bicentennial of the Maine state mineral: Tourmaline.

Our Tourmaline Turns 200 Special Lecture Series continues Monday, February 15th, at 7 pm. Please join us Live on Facebook for a lecture with Dr. Skip Simmons, Research Director at the MMGM, professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans, and one of the country's foremost authorities on pegmatites, as he brings us on an in-depth journey into gem tourmaline, "From Acroite to Verdelite."


Educational Links:


New Minerals:

Grossular, Belvidere Mines Epidote, Mount Mist Serandite, D-Mix Mine, Mont Saint-Hilaire.

Left to right: Grossular, Belvidere Mines, Eden,VT. Epidote, Mount Mist, Warren,NH. Serandite, D-Mix Mine, Mont Saint-Hilaire. by Don Dallaire


New Hampshire Minerals:

Topaz, South Baldface Staurolite, Pearl Lake Microline, Moat Mountain

Left to right: Topaz, South Baldface,NH. Staurolite, Lisbon, NH. Microcline, Hales Location, NH. by Don Dallaire