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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


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.


Monthly meetings are held at the Neighborhood Center, 200 Cruse Avenue on the third Thursday of the month. The next meeting will be held Thursday, July 16th.

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Upcoming Events

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  • July 11th - Club Picnic at the Sally Ann Crystal Claim. Those wanting to dig prior to the picnic can meet at 8 a.m. at the west end of the Lundy Center to caravan to the claim. The picnic will begin between 12:30 or 1 p.m. All club members are welcome to attend even those that are not digging. The Club provides fried chicken and water. The rest is potluck so everyone bring a dish to share.

  • 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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    Martin Landry, President
    PO Box 736
    Helena, MT 59624