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Crazy Sphinx Mine, Helena, Helena District (Spring Hill District), Lewis and Clark Co., Montana, USA Helena Mineral Society

Regular Meeting

Third Thursday
of every month

Neighborhood Center
200 Cruse Avenue

Meeting begins at
7:00 p.m.

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Check the calendar for field trip information

The Helena Mineral Society presents the annual Mineral Show, April 12th and 13th, at the Helena Civic Center.


At the Helena Mineral Society there is a lot to do!

  • At the monthly meeting:
    • Find other people interested in gems and minerals
    • Valuable educational programs
    • Get expert help with gem and mineral identification
  • Wire wrapping classes
  • Field trips in our area
  • Mineral collecting done right


HMS sponsors many activities, including the annual mineral show.

Upcoming Events:

NOTE: Location and Date change for monthly meetings

Meetings will be held at the Neighborhood Center, 200 Cruse Avenue on the third Thursday of the month. The next monthly meeting will be held Thursday, September 18, 2014

Upcoming Events:
September 6th - Miss Beverly sapphire claim annual dig
Boats will be available at the Devil’s Elbow boat dock beginning at 8:30am. Screens and wash tubs will be provided on site. Buckets to carry water from the lake to the dig site will also be provided. Bring your own shovel. Due to limited space on the boats, club members are asked to limit their personal gear to what they can carry in one trip. Don’t forget to bring lunch, drinking water, sun-screen and bug-spray.

Review the Newsletters for more information

HMS is going GREEN!

You can help out by opting out of receiving a printed newsletter. Instead view it online. Contact Fred LaForest so he can take you off the mailing list.

Minutes of meetings are available online on the newsletters page.

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Specializing in
Family Fun & Recreation ~ Education ~ Outdoors Activities ~ Minerals

James Bruce, President
PO Box 736
Helena, MT 59624