Orange County Mineral Society, Inc.

A Non-Profit Organization Established in 1953 In Orange County, New York


Our meetings are fun, interactive and educational. A place to gather to hear from geologists, college professors and our very own rockhounds who have stories and treasures to share.

So much is learned at our meetings! Please come! We welcome new visitors who become lifelong friends!

Our monthly meetings are open to the public, but we encourage you to join the club in order to receive additional benefits including field trips, our monthly newsletter, our Annual Rock & Mineral show,  our Annual Holiday Party and mineral auction. 


Mineral Meeting

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2022

Time: 10 am 

This is a members only - Special Event

Having a dig in lieu of a meeting what
could be better than that!
Mark your Calendars!

Sterling Hill Mine, 

This special event will take place on Satur-
day, October 15th with a rain date of Sunday, October 16th. There will be no meeting Friday,

October 14th. 

The dig will start at 10:00 AM followed by
lunch. You may want to bring a lunch, they do
serve hot dogs and chips etc. at the lunchroom at
Sterling Hill.

You can participate in the dig without going on
the tour and vice versa. However, we do need 15

people for the tour. For all those who are inter-
ested in attending the tour, please contact Gary

Kerstanski. His contact email is on the last page
of this newsletter.

The fees involved are:

• Tour Costs:

• Adult 13 - 64 $ 13.00
• Senior 65+ $ 12.00
• Child 4 - 12 $ 10.00

• Dig Costs:

• Per Person $ 5.00
• Per lb rock $ 2.00
(With a 5 lb minimum)

For more information, check out the web-
site at:

Sterling Hill
30 Plant Street

Ogdensburg, NJ 07439

Our Regular In Person Meeting Place:

We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month at the

Chester Senior Center
81 Laroe Road, Chester, New York, 10918.

All are welcome. Come and Join Us!