About Sierra County Rock and Gem Society (SCRAGS)

Sierra Rock & Gem Society is a 501(c)3 corporation located in Sierra County, NM.

The purpose and objective of SCRAGS is to educate members and the community about local geology and to organize field trips for members to study local geology, and to serve the community by making these services available.

Regular Meetings

Regular meetings are open to the public and are held on the 1st Monday of each calendar month, unless such day falls on a legal holiday, in which case the regular meeting is held at the same time and place on the following Monday. Meetings start at 6 pm and are held at the Geronimo Springs Museum in Truth or Consequences.

2024 Meeting Dates: January 8, February 5, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, September 9, October 7, November 4, December 2

Field Trips

Monthly field trips for SCRAGS members are a great way to learn about the different types of rocks and minerals in the Sierra County area. Along the way you will learn how different types of rocks are formed, the different types of tools used to extract them, and how they are used. You must be a SCRAGS member to attend.

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

2024 Membership Application

Please mail in your application with payment or fill one out at one of our monthly meetings. We can’t wait to meet you!