Treasures of the Earth Expo

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The 48th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Expo

Treasures of the Earth – the 48th Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Expo takes place Friday, March 17 – Sunday, March 19, at the Creative Arts Center on the NM State Fairgrounds. The theme this year is “NM’s Hidden Treasures.”

Admission is $3.00 Saturday or Sunday, but Friday is Dollar Day!  The Expo is free for kids under 13 years of age.  There will be Door Prizes and a raffle!

Hours are:
Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

It’s all put on by the Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club. We’ll have over 50 dealers selling everything from amethyst cathedrals to Zebra rock, rocks and minerals inexpensive to moderately priced. You will find gems (crystals, faceted, cabs, rough, and set in jewelry), decorator items, and jewelry, books and supplies, beads, and lots more. We’ll have a mineral ID Booth, an educational booth from the NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (both a display and maps, books, and guidebooks), stuff for kids, and three silent auctions per day. We will have displays (about 20), most of them educational, all of them interesting! Displays provided by junior and adult members.

EXPO New Mexico (State Fairgrounds), 300 San Pedro NE.  Enter Gate 3 at San Pedro & Copper. Follow signs to the Creative Arts Building.  For more information, visit

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