Welcome to Penn Minerals!
- To offer you the finest in Rocks, Minerals and Fossils from the Great State of Pennsylvania!
- To keep you updated on productive collecting sites that are accessible to the general public.
- To maintain a complete list of Rock and Mineral Clubs in PA to help you enjoy Rockhounding!
Shows! Shows! Shows!
Visit Penn Minerals at the following Shows!
- March 25, 26 - WYSOCKS, PA. The Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club 48th Annual Gem & Mineral Club Show. Saturday (9-5) and Sunday (10-4). NEW LOCATION! Wysox Fire Hall, 111 Lake Road, Wysox, PA. www.chehannarocks.com
- March 25, 26 - PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA. MINERAL TREASURES AND FOSSIL FAIR 2017 annual show sponsored by the Philadelphia Mineral Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society at the Lulu Temple, 5140 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA. Saturday (10-5). Sunday (10-4). $5.00 admission. Kids under 12 $1.00 and uniformed Scouts are free.
- April 1, 2 - JOHNSON CITY, PA. The New York Southern Tier Geology Club 48th Annual Show. Saturday (9-5) and Sunday (10-4) . Johnson City Senior Citizens Center, 30 Brocton St., Johnson City, NY
- MAY 6, 7 - PITTSTON, PA. The Mineralogical Society of NEPA presents its 14th annual show and Sale. Saturday (10-5) and Sunday (10-4). Oblates of St. Joseph, 1880 Hwy 315, Pittston, PA. Admission $3.00, kids under 12 free.
Here's What's in the Library!
- Mines and Minerals of Chester County by Ron Sloto
- Time Walk, A Journey through Time in Adams, Lancaster and York Counties, PA by Jeri L.Jones, Illuistrations by Teanna L. Byerts.
- Please read Mineralizing in Germantown: An Avid Pursuit in an Earlier Era written by the late Jay Lininger. It is an engrossing article about the early days of Pennsylvania mineralogy and mineral collecting in the Philadelphia area.
- Jay also wrote a six part article on the history of Pennsylvania Mineralogy entitled Chronicles of Central Pennsylvania Mineralogy. If you haven't read the articles yet, now is a great time to start!
Pennsylvania Rock Clubs!
- Visit the Club Page for an extensive listings of a Rock, Mineral, Lapidary or Pale-ontological Club Near You!
- Not Listed on our Rock Clubs Page? Please visit the Club Page and fill out the information form provided! We are waiting to hear from You!
Call for Pennsylvania Minerals
We are in need of Pennsylvania Mineral Specimens! We will buy or trade individual specimens or entire collections. If you have minerals from Pennsylvania that you wish to trade or sell please contact us.