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A collection or federation of local gem and mineralogical societies for a geographic area, with links or lists of member clubs and societies.
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
A non-profit educational Federation of seven similar regional organization of gem, mineral and lapidary societies. Founded in 1947.
The Australian Mineral Collector
An informal collection of six Australian mineralogical societies not connected by any formal constitution or agreement.
California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
A federation of California (and a few in Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii) gem and mineral societies, with on-line monthly newsletters, links to member societies and current rockhound topics.
Eastern Federation of Mineralogical & Lapidary Societies
Official site - for information on upcoming events and other announcements.
Midwest Federation of Mineralogical & Geological Societies
Covering the Midwestern states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin, the western parts of North and South Dakota, and Nebraska, and parts of Arkansas. The federation has a monthly newsletter, and maintains a calendar of events of member society shows.
Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Regional federation of amateur enthusiasts in gems, minerals, fossils and the lapidary arts covering Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
South Central Federation of Mineral Societies
A federation of over 40 clubs and societies covering Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. Organized since 1943.
Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies Inc.
Established in 1976 to bring about a closer association of Clubs and Societies devoted to the study of Earth Sciences and the practice of Lapidary Arts and Crafts in the Southeast part of the United States.
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