Old rockhounds never die, they just slowly petrify.

  • Skiles F. Montague founded the Lowcountry Gem and Mineral Society in 1966. They are a founding member of the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies. Their bulletin is called the Lowcountry Diggings edited by Mark Easterbrook Mark Easterbrook 6701 Dorchester Rd., Apt. 1007 North Charleston, SC 29418 PHONE: 843-552-1049

    Visit the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies and the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies web sites.


  • I have found the Rockhounds Information Page an excellent place to browse for Rockhound Information of all types.
    While you're here why not check out Bob's Rock Shop or visit the brand new and exciting web site of Georgia's Oldest Gem & Mineral Club founded in 1935.

  • The RockWare homepage is an excellent place to download rockhound related software.

    Read the Lapidary Journal Online or subscribe to the e-mail version at lapidary@mindspring.com .

  • Don't forget to come to the meetings!!! They are held on the second Thursday of each month at the American Legion Hall, 116 Howe Hall Rd., Goose Creek, SC. Coffee & Felowship beginning at 6:30PM and Business Meeting at 7:00PM.

    The Lowcountry Gem & Mineral Socieety of Charleston, SC is a nonprofit organization chartered in the state of South Carolina, April 8, 1969. The purpose of the society is "to foster the interest in and to facilitate the study of gems, minerals, and fossils, and other related fields of geology and b>

    The society is a founding member of the Southeastern Federation earth sciences.

    Dues: Individual - $12.00, Family - $25.00, Junior - $5.00

    Please take a moment to sign our Guest Book located at the bottom of this page.


    Click above to read "The Lowcountry Diggings".


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    Send e-mail to Mark Easterbrook at asgardsgc@earthlink.net.

    See the Skiles F. Montague Gem & Mineral collection displayed in the Paul R. Stewart Museum located at Waynesburg College, PA!



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