The Midwest Federation Of Mineralogical and Geological Societies is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies . It was organized in 1940, and one of the original four founders of the AFMS in 1947. It encompasses a region of 12 states and has about 109 different clubs.
To promote popular interest and education in the various earth sciences, in particular those hobbies dealing with the art of lapidaries and the science of minerals, fossils, as well as their associated fields. To cooperate with educational and scientific institutions or other groups engage in increasing knowledge in the earth sciences.
The Mission of the EFMLS is to assist Affiliated Member Societies and Mineralogical Related Organizations to ensure their success in their communities.
The Northwest Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, Inc. was organized in 1938 to bring about a closer association of Clubs and Societies devoted to the study of the Earth Sciences and the practice of the Lapidary Arts and related crafts in the northwest portion of the United States.
CFMS – California Federation of Mineralogical Societies – California Lapidary and Rockhounding Clubs
Welcome to the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies website. As a 501(3)(c) non-profit organization we represent Mineralogical and Lapidary clubs in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. We are affiliated with the A.F.M.S. – The American Federation of Mineralogical Societies Our Officers for 2022!
S keletal Quartz from a Field Trip in South Carolina This quartz gets it’s name from it’s skeleton-like appearance. According to geologist Mike Streeter, the distinctive pattern is caused by “internal and external dissolution-growth features resulting from unstable conditions during crystallization.
Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies website. The purpose of the Rocky Mountain Federation is to have a close association of all clubs in the Society to promote the study of earth sciences, including the lapidary arts, the study of fossils and paleontology, and related crafts.
THE FLUORESCENT MINERAL EXHIBIT RETURNS TO THE KANSAS CITY GEM AND MINERAL SHOW, WITH MANY ADDITIONAL SPECIMENS. SHOWINGS ARE EVERY 15-20 MINUTES, EVERY OTHER HOUR. SEE LIST OF PROGRAM HOURS. PRESENTED BY DAN AND CONNIE SNOW OF THE SHOW-ME ROCKHOUNDS OF KANSAS CITY. THIS IS SOMETHING EVERYONE WILL ENJOY.
Our interests in sharing information about paleontology and related fields has brought us together. In order to acieve our goals of educating ourselves, fellow enthusiats and the general public, we will associate ourselves with organizations of similar interests and pursue all opportunities to enhance our knowledge of paleontology.
Members will attend and at times sponsor seminars and expositions of concern to our organization.
Answers to the many mysteries remaining in the realm of paleontology lay in the field yet to be discovered. For this reason, we anticipate spending many days with only the sky above us and the earth below.
The 60th Annual GEM & MINERAL SHOW Presented by the Association of Earth Science Clubs Of Greater Kansas City Will be held at The KCI Expo 11730 NW Ambassador Dr., KCMO 64153 Show Hours: Admission: Friday, March 11, 2022 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Adults $6.00 Saturday, March 12, 2022 10:00 am to 7:00 pm 2 day passes $10.00 Auction at 7:00 pm 3 day Passes $14.00 Sunday, March 13, 2022 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children 5-12 $3.00 Children 4 & under free Cash Only at the Front Gate only!
The Eastern Missouri Society for Paleontology is an organization of people with a common interest in fossils and the history of the earth. We have members with a wide range of expertise from beginners to professors with doctorate degrees. Our membership is comprised of people of all ages from children to retirees.
The Show Me Gems & Minerals Club, Inc. (SMG&MC) was organized to increase and disseminate knowledge of the earth sciences and lapidary arts, to bring closer association of persons sharing these interests, and to promote conservation, appreciation, and intelligent use of our natural geologic resources.
President – John “Kelly” Blum, 816-835-2044 Vice President – Karl Parsons, [email protected] Secretary – Pam Radu, [email protected] Treasurer – Joyce Grinstead, [email protected] In 1967, Senate Bill No. 216 was approved designating Mozarkite as the state rock for Missouri.
Purpose: To increase and disseminate knowledge of the earth sciences and the lapidary arts among it’s members, to bring a closer association of persons sharing those interests, and to promote the conservation, appreciation and intelligent use of our natural resources.
The Central Missouri Rock and Lapidary Club is non-profit 501(c)3 organization for those who are interested in and want to increase their knowledge of minerals, rocks, gems, fossils, and the lapidary arts.