Regional Chapter Contacts
The Colorado Chapter of Friends of Mineralogy meets bimonthly in Jan-Mar-May-Sep-Nov, normally on the 2nd Thursday of the month,at a new location, the Lakeview Event Center, 7864 West Jewell Avenue, Lakewood is located right in the heart of Lakewood at Jewell Ave & Wadsworth Blvd. Annual dues (which include national membership in Friends of Mineralogy) are $15. Meeting dates and speakers for each year can be found on the chapter website. In addition, an annual silent – voice auction of minerals and related materials, is traditionally held the second weekend in May at the Clement Community Center, 1580 Yarrow St., Lakewood, CO, 12 noon to 3 p.m. This auction, similar to all our meetings, is open to non-members to buy and sell/donate.
Chapter website: http://friendsofmineralogycolorado.org/.
Chapter mailing address: PO Box 234, Arvada, CO 80001
For Chapter information, contact:
Chapter website: www.fommidwest.org
Mississippi Valley Chapter
New Jersey Chapter
For Chapter information, contact NJ Chapter President Dave Shapiro: DShapiro33@gmail.com.
Chapter website at: https://fomnj.wordpress.com/.
Pacific Northwest Chapter
For Chapter information, contact Bruce Kelley, President, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chapter Website: www.pnwfm.org
Symposia: “Minerals of the Pacific Northwest”, October 13 – 15, 2017, Red Lion Hotel, Kelso-Longview, WA.
Current projects include update of Washington State Locality Index and an Oregon State Locality Index to provide information on rare minerals and obscure localities, please contact Aaron Wieting.
Chapter website: www.rasloto.com/FM/.
Order now! Reminiscences of a Mineralogist by Arthur Montgomery. Price: $6+$3 S&H. Order from: Doug Rambo, 105 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE 19803; E-mail: email@example.com.
Southern California Chapter
For Chapter information, contact Dr. Don Buchanan, President, 220 South Buena Vista St., Redlands, CA; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tucson Gem and Mineral Society
TGMS is not a Friends of Mineralogy chapter, but TGMS and FM have similar missions and also work together to produce a Symposium at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® each February.
The Greater Denver Area Gem and Mineral Council
Info about the Denver Show and Council can be found on their website: http://www.denvermineralshow.com/
The Greater Denver Area Gem and Mineral Council sponsors the Denver Gem and Mineral Show which is organized independently by the Denver Gem and Mineral Show Committee. Although the GDAGMC is not a Friends of Mineralogy Chapter, it is a 501c(3) educational organization. The Denver Gem and Mineral Show has in times past hosted (not sponsored) one-day symposia of the Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter.
Friends of Mineralogy – National Members “at-large”
See membership application if you live away from one of the chapters listed above.