Welcome to the website for the Sierra County Rock and Gem Society (SCRAGS).

We are a group of collectors and hobbyists based in the Truth or Consequences, New Mexico area. Our group is dedicated to the study and enjoyment of local rocks, minerals and fossils.

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Our First Annual Truth or Consequences Rock & Gem Show was a HUGE success and we have dates for 2024!

Sierra County Fair Barn

1321 Hyde Avenue in Truth or Consequences, NM

Saturday & Sunday 9am to 5pm
Free admission and parking!

The mission of SCRAGS

SCRAGS, based in Sierra County New Mexico, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education, preservation, and promotion of the earth sciences, rockhounding, and lapidary arts. Our members enjoy a wide variety of activities, including field trips, lectures, and workshops. We offer a unique opportunity to learn about rocks, minerals, fossils, and gems in the beautiful setting of southern New Mexico.

Sierra County, New Mexico

Rocks & Minerals from Sierra County New Mexico

New Mexico

Join our Facebook Group

SCRAGS’ Facebook group page is for rock and gem enthusiasts of all levels of interest and expertise. This is a place to share photos and stories, ask questions, and learn about all things rocks and gems!

Become a scrags member

Meet a great group of people who like rocks as much as you do!

Join our field trips to collect and learn about rocks and minerals

Access SCRAGS’ library of books on geology, jewelry-making and more

Meet experienced members to learn more about rocks, minerals, and geology

No experience necessary