The Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society

Gem, Jewelry, Fossil & Mineral Show

August 3rd & 4th, 2024 @theGrounds Roseville, CA

Welcome to the Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society's annual Gem, Jewelry, Fossil & Mineral Show! This highly anticipated event, held every year, is a celebration of the fascinating world of gems, minerals, fossils, and lapidary arts.

Mineral Identification

Discover the Fascinating World of Minerals

Ever found a rock or mineral and wondered what it might be? Bring your specimens to our Mineral Identification area at the Annual Gem and Mineral Show! Our knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to help identify your finds.

Identifying minerals correctly can be important for several reasons:

  • Collectors

    Know the true value and rarity of your finds.

  • Students

    Enhance your geological knowledge for school projects and science fairs.

  • Hobbyists

    Expand your understanding and appreciation of the natural world.

What to Expect

  • Expert Analysis

    Jim Hutchings, along with our volunteers, uses his expertise and various tools to help you identify your minerals and rocks. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned collector, we welcome your questions and specimens.

  • Educational Display

    Explore our educational display featuring a variety of rocks and minerals. Learn about the characteristics that make each one unique, and gain a deeper understanding of the geological processes that form these fascinating specimens.

  • Hands-On Learning

    Engage in interactive learning experiences. Discover how to test for hardness, streak, and other properties that are key to identifying minerals.

Contact for Mineral Identification Inquiries

For more information or any questions regarding mineral identification at our Annual Gem and Mineral Show, please contact our Mineral ID volunteer.

Mineral ID: Jim Hutchings
Phone: (916) 995-7380