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The SCFMS is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS)

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California Federation

Eastern Federation

Midwest Federation

Northwest Federation

Rocky Mountain Federation

Southeast Federation


Watch out for a SPAM email that seems to be coming from the SCFMS. The subject is Support Mike and requests members donate to a Go Fund Me account for someone's son.  They are using a SCFMS Logo and our name - but NOT WITH OUR PERMISSION. It may be best to simply delete the message.


  • 2018-2019 Dues and Insurance Payment form posted, see Forms / Members page

  • Editor and Author Contest page has been updated for 2019 contest

  • New article about the SCFMS Enodowment Fund added as addendum to July-August 2018 SCFMS Newsletter

SCFMS Purpose

·        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.

·        To cooperate with or become members of similar Federations in the United States and elsewhere.

·        To assist in the formation of earth sciences societies in localities where public interest justifies their formation.