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The mineral specimens shown in the photos are from personal collections, museums, rock shows and anyplace else I stumbled across that will let me photograph their minerals.

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You can verify dates and times for each Mineral Show and obtain directions to the show by going to the Club’s website.


Major Rock and Mineral Shows in the Midwest






Canceled ---  KALAMAZOO, MI.  Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society (KGMS) Location -  Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Fri 4-8, Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5. At 40,000 square feet of show space the KGMS show is one of the largest and best attended shows in Michigan.  Get, or make your mother day gift here. An event for the whole family. Entrance Fees: Adults (12 and up) $5.00 , kids (under 12) free with paid adult. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Campfire Girls, Bluebirds free when in uniform! CONTACT: KalamazooRockClub.org or Dealer Liaison


Canceled --- CINCINNATI, OH; Wholesale and Retail Show, Cincinnati Mineral Society, SHARONVILLE CONVENTION CENTER 11355 Chester Road,  Sharonville, OH 4524.  Sat. 10:00-6:00, Sun. 11:00-5:00,  50 retail dealers, 4 wholesale dealers.

For more information  http://www.geofair.co


??? --- St Charles, IL. Chicagoland Gems & Minerals Association. 31 retail and 6 wholesale (tax ID required).  Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S Randall Rd.

Website: http://www.cgma.rocks/




21-23  --- Bedfort, IN (formally known as the Bloomington Show)


Sponsored by Lawrence County Rock Club, Inc. Show and Swap Schedule - EDT

Friday          10:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Saturday       9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Sunday        10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Held: Lawrence County Fairgrounds, South of Bedford, IN  Directions: From the junction of IN 37 and US 50, south of Bedford, turn west on US 50W. Go about 0.6 miles, fairgrounds on right.

Address: 11265 W US 50, Bedford, IN. http://www.lawrencecountyrockclub.org/rockshow.html

For information call: 812-295-3463









?? --- Warren, MICHIGAN: Michigan Mineralogical Society Annual Show.  Fri 9 am - 6 pm; Sat 10 am - 7 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm. South Macomb Community College Expo Center, Building P located in the southeast section of the campus (14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088) and is best reached off of Hayes Road. 60+ dealers. Contact: Wilbur Pfromm at  wpdog-mms@yahoo.com  website: http://www.michmin.org



Southern Michgian Rock and Mineral Show page


Major Rock and Mineral Shows in the USA


Listing of the largest Rock, Gem and Mineral Shows in the Midwest region of the USA.


To be listed in this section a show must have at least 25 dealers. 


These are the shows where prime mineral specimens are sold, sometimes, at prime prices.

May 2-3, 2021 - Join me in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Adults (12 and up) $5.00, kids (under 12) free with paid adult.


The KGMS Rock, Gem, Fossil and Mineral Show a great event for the whole family!


With two large rooms, totaling 44,000 square feet, the KGMS  Show qualifies as a major midwest rock and mineral show. It is one of the best attended and largest shows in Michigan. KGMS is anticipating over 50 booths of vendors, activites and attractions.

2019 booth list and floorplans


The Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society  (KGMS) annual Show is held at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI


The Show always takes place the weekend before Mother’s  Day (Either the last weekend of April or the first weekend in May)


Vendor contact mailto: KGMSvendors@gmail.com -

website - www.kalamazoorockclub.org