The collection and lapidary treatment of and to stimulate interest in rocks and minerals. To gain knowledge of the methods and procedures for collecting, identification, classification, cutting, polishing and mounting of rocks and minerals for display. To promote good fellowship and proper ethics in the pursuit of the Lapidary arts.

Orcutt Mineral Society of Santa Maria Valley, Inc., P.O. Box 106, Santa Maria, CA 93456, is a public benefit, non-profit corporation founded in 1958.


NOTE! The November meeting has been changed to the 22nd instead of the 8th! They are voting in our regular time slot!

A new article about Adopt-A-Hiway has been added to the Archives (Enter the website and click on the link)

Field Trip to Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History pictures now available in the Archives (Enter the website and click on the link)

The 2022 Rainbow of Gems show Pictures are in the archives! Click Here!

The pictures from the 2022 Picnic are now uploaded on the Picnic page! Take a look!

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54th Annual Rainbow of Gems Show 2022


2019 Pictures from the Archives
Click Here for Pictures from Bill Hood
Click Here for Pictures from Margaret Henson

Or for a PowerPoint 2014 Slide Show Click Here!

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General 7 PM on the 2nd Tuesday each month except June and December at the Luis Oasis Senior Center, 420 Soares Ave. Orcutt, CA. Visitors are always welcome! Executive Board7 PM on the first Monday of each month. All members are welcome to this meeting. Call 805-929-3788 for location BreakfastSuspended for now!
Orcutt Mineral Society is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies and the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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Want to contact our President? - Sally Griffith

Click on this link Click Here To access our bulletins in .PDF format.
Ore-cutts Bibliography

To get a copy of the OMS Operating regulations Click Here
To get a copy of the OMS Bylaws Click Here

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