The Maryland Geological Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the collection, study, and display of all aspects of the geological sciences. Members include amateur and professional fossil and mineral collectors.
Membership is open to all and all are welcome!

∼Explore Our Website∼

The tabs at the top of the page take you to a host of interesting and informative pages:
  • About MGS provides the club history, how to join, and contacts.
  • Meetings & Trips has dates and locations of upcoming meetings and future trips.
  • Newsletter is your gateway to information on our award-winning newsletter.
  • Gallery features pictures of members' fossil and mineral treasures.
  • Links & Articles links you to fossil and mineral resources, news stories, and Frequently Asked Questions about hunting Maryland fossils and minerals.
  • Club Pride describes MGS material, such as T-shirts, for sale at our meetings.

★Recent Fossil Find★

Nice examples of Otodus obliquus fossils from Maryland.

★Next Meeting★

Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Meeting Features the 12th Annual Auction.


Come and bid on many fine fossils,
minerals, and artifacts. Bring items for
the auction and make some money while
helping the club. Information about
the auction and auction forms (in PDF) are
available here.

Meeting and auction will run
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
at the Bowie Community Center,
3209 Stonybrook Drive,
Bowie, Maryland 20715

Directions to the Bowie Community Center
can be found under the Meetings & Trips
tab above or at this link.

Mineral of the Meeting: To be announced

★Next Field Trip★

Saturday, September 6th, to sites in West Virginia. More info on the trips page.

★Each One Teach One Award★

MGS President Rick Smith (left) presents MGS Vice President Eric Seifter with an Each One Teach One Award from the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies.

This award was made in recognition of Eric's many activities teaching the public about the paleontological and geological sciences.
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