Welcome to the GMSVP – Gem & Mineral Society of the Virginia Peninsula – www.gmsvp.orgNewport News, VAThe Society is a nonprofit organization governed by a Board of Directors. The Society is the oldest mineralogical and lapidary organization in Virginia. Celebrating over 60 years of fun, the first meeting was held on September 23, 1954. Pictures below contain links to the following pages:Club Mission & Lapidary Training Meetings & Directions Documents & Member InformationTo contact a board member check out our Contacts Page!Read about our GMSVP Awards on our Announcement Page!For additional information and pictures, visit us on Facebook or Click Here . Or you can do a search for ‘Gem and Mineral Society of the Virginia Peninsula’ once you log into your Facebook account. AffiliationsThe Gem and Mineral Society of the Virginia Peninsula (GMSVA) is a member of theAmerican Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS) and its Eastern Federationof Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, Inc. (EFMLS) regional organization. In 2015 our club joined the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Inc. (SFMS). As a member, our club has access to the resources provided by these organizations.