Dates and Place of the Next Show
The Friends of Mineralogy (FM)
Tucson Gem and Mineral Society (TGMS)
The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) cosponsors a Mineralogical Symposium with The Friends of Mineralogy (FM) and the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society (TGMS). The Symposium coincides with the annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Society Show in February of each year.
2015 Tucson Gem and Mineral ShowTM
Minerals of Western Europe
Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ
FEBRUARY 12–15, 2015
For more information see http://www.tgms.org/show-2015/
The Friends of Mineralogy (FM) is an organization devoted to the advancement of serious interest in minerals and related activities. It consists of mineral collectors, professional mineralogists and curators of public and private collections. The bond uniting these people is a love of mineral specimens and a desire to spread appreciation and knowledge of minerals. FM was formed in 1970 in Tucson, Arizona.
The Tucson Gem & Mineral Society is a non-profit, volunteer, educational organization whose purpose is to promote understanding and interest in the earth sciences. The Society boasts an international membership of over 320 with the majority located in the Tucson area. For over 40 years the focus of the organization has been community education with the major activity being the production of the Society's Annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Show.
Profits from the show fund donations to local mineral museums, a graduate student scholarship program in the Geology Department of the University of Arizona, participation in the Southern Arizona Regional Science Fair, a free speakers bureau, donations to student organizations, and gem and mineral publications.
For further information regarding the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society:
Tucson Gem & Mineral Society
PO Box 42588 Tucson, AZ 85733 USA
voice: (520) 322-5773
Fax: (520) 322-6031