Alabama Mineral & Lapidary Society, Inc started in September of 1964 as
a private nonprofit corporation, and operates as such by the laws of the
state of Alabama relating to private nonprofit corporations.
The primary purpose of this Society is for persons interested in the
study, collection and lapidary treatment of rocks and minerals, to
associate as members. The general purposes for which this corporation
is formed are to stimulate interest in rocks and minerals by
furtherance of the activities of the members of this corporation in
the earth sciences; to disseminate knowledge, methods and procedures
for the collection, identification, classification, cutting,
polishing, setting and mounting of specimens for these activities; and
to promote good fellowship, proper ethics and conduct in the relations
of said members with each other and with members of other earth
science societies in pursuit of these activities.
lapidary club has a historian and about once a year will give a talk
about the history of the the club a particular interesting facet of it
growth and evolution through the years.