Western Mass Mineral Show

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The Connecticut Valley Mineral Club presents the 2014 Western Mass. Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show taking place at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Northampton, Massachusetts.  Let the treasure hunting begin.

There is something for everyone!

Western Mass Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show


  gems and jewelry

  crystals and birthstones

  lapidary equipment and supplies

  door prize

  mineral specimens

  fossils and petrified wood

  precious stones and gem rough

  free museum quality displays

  Special Mass Minerals Exhibit

gems and fossils



Special Drawing - 1st Prize


Saturday, March 29th

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 30th

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission to the show is just $5 per person.  Children twelve and under and Scouts in uniform can get in free with an adult!

Be sure to sign up for the door prize.  In addition, we will have a Special Drawing to help raise funds for the club’s educational programing.

Our two day mineral show attracts people from all over New England and beyond.  The trait they share in common is a love for all things related to the earth and earth science.

Show Theme: Minerals of Massachusetts!

State mineral, gemstone, and fossil

Each year the show has exciting new finds to be discovered!  For 2014, we plan to bring special attention to the minerals of Massachusetts.  There are lots of them and we have included three of the most prominent ones in our show graphic thanks to the photography of Kevin Downey of
Well-Arranged Molecules

To represent the minerals you will find at the show, we have chosen to showcase the Massachusetts state mineral: Babingtonite.  This is a beautiful pic of black babintonites sit on top of a cluster of light green prehnite. 

For our jewelry pic, we decided to go with the state gemstone: Rhodonite.  Rhodonite can produce amazing cabochons filled with an aray of pink and rose tones and many are quite showy with the addition of back manganese patterns. 

To finish things off we needed a great fossil and what better than to use the states’s official fossil, the Dinosaur Track!  You will find many wonderful specimens like these from Massachusetts down at the show. 

A special feature at this year’s show will be the Minerals of Massachusetts Exhibit.  This extensive display, put on by the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club, will be filled with minerals and fossils found within the the state.  You will be amazed at just how many different types can be found right here in Massachusetts. 

The show will not be just be about Massachusetts,  we will have an abundant aray of items from all around the world.  Just like every year, our dealers will have a spectacular selection.  There is always something new to find. Be sure to take a look at who’s exhibiting at this year’s show.  Many dealers will have special items at the show, so be sure to get here when the doors open.  You don’t want to miss out on a great find!

Well-Arranged Molecules

great displays

Fine Jewelry

With such a wide selection of items, there will be something to suit every interest.  So, whether you are just a beginning hobbyist or a professional collector, the Western Mass. Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show has you covered.  Tables and tables of merchandise!  To find all the special deals, you’ll definately want to attend both days of the show.

Mark your calendar for the Western Mass. Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show taking place at the Clarion Hotel in Northampton, Mass. on March 29th and 30th 2014.  See you there!



CVMC is associated with the EFMLS

The Connecticut Valley Mineral Club

CVMC is associated with the AFMS

The Western Mass. Mineral, Jewelry, & Fossil Show is brought to you by the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club a non profit organization