Hello all. If you have visited the club since Saturday 10th March you may have noticed a few Rock gem ‘n’ bead show posters have gone up around the building on the notice board and the back of the main door; this is to advertise the upcoming Rock gem ‘n’ bead show being held at […]
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SMaLTALK February 2018
The Scottish Mineral & lapidary Club have been invited to display at ‘Our Dynamic Earth‘ on Holyrood road, Edinburgh from the 19th to 22nd October 2017. This is a fun event for kids and adults alike with a host of mineralogical and geological items on display. There are rocks and crystals, agates from all over […]
SMaLTALK June 2017
SMaLTALK Feb 2017
Here is the latest newsletter, including updates on recent club activities, and an inspiring article on jasper and agates of the East Lothian coast. SMaltalk July 2016
Last Year saw a display promoting the Scottish Mineral & lapidary Club in the stairwell foyer of the Edinburgh Central Library on George 4th Bridge. The display comprised of minerals, club specimens and members work along with a selection of books and pictures that are relevant to the work we do. We hope to have […]
Towards the end of 2012, Brian Jackson, recently-retired curator of the National Museums of Scotland mineral collection, remarked on the large crystal specimen of galena in our display case. It is an unusually large crystal (14x14x14cm) which had been broken sometime in the past, exposing a bright cleaved face. Brian said that the Museum had […]