The Nittany Lion looks out from a 
Central Pennsylvania doubly terminated quartz crystal.  Artwork © John Passaneau.
Nittany Mineralogical Society, Inc.
State College, Pennsylvania

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Regular Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month, August through May, unless otherwise announced. See the main page for a detailed description of the next meeting and driving directions.
We are now meeting in Penn State's Earth and Engineering Sciences Building, on White Course Drive off North Atherton Street, State College, PA. (Except our December meeting, usually a holiday dinner held off-campus.)

Mineral collectors and rockhounds, earth scientists and dinosaur lovers will all enjoy our activities.
All are welcome to attend our meetings!


                 Board of Directors Meetings are held as needed on the Thursday two weeks before the regular meeting at 7:00 p.m.
                 Please contact the President to verify time and location for a particular month.


Regular Meetings: 2019

January 16: Fluorescent Minerals of Pennsylvania, by James Van Fleet

February 20: A Quarter-Century of Nittany Mineralogical Society, by David Glick CANCELED due to weather conditions - Penn State is closed.

March 20: Rock-magnetic cyclostratigraphy and the encoding of global environmental change in sediments: Examples and applications from the Newark Basin, the Calvert Cliffs, and the Italian Apennines, by Dr. Frank J. Pazzaglia, Lehigh University


Special Events planned for 2019:

Minerals Junior Education Day Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Central PA Institute of Science & Technology, Pleasant Gap

NMS Picnic





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