Rocks and Minerals Organizations

Bulgarian Mineralogical Society

Includes particulars on membership, activities, museums, affiliates, publications and education.

California Federation of Mineralogical Societies Members

Links and supplementary information on the member clubs of CFMS.

Columbia Gem and Mineral Society

Details on workshops, field trips, shows, membership information, and maps.

Columbia-Willamette Faceters Guild

Nonprofit organization which focuses on gemstone faceting offers background of the group, members, events. and gemstone gallery.

Georgia Mineral Society

Nonprofit educational organization featuring group updates, newsletter, and programs.

International Gem Society

Facts about gemology; gem education, grading, jewelry, and other related particulars.

Mineralogical Society of Arizona

Contains links to the organization’s profile, members, bulletins, museums, and related sites.

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland

International society for all those working in the mineral sciences. Features meetings, publications, education and photo gallery.

Minerals UK

Compiles, provides and analyzes mineral statistics, as well as provides spatial and statistical minerals information.

Northwest Opal Association

Non-profit association dedicated to the art of opal carving, jewelry making, and skills related to opal.

Southern Appalachian Mineral Society

Aims to promote interest and education in the various earth sciences, in particular, mineralogy, foster exchange of knowledge of lapidary techniques, and promote good fellowship.

Sydney Mineral Exploration Discussion Group

Non-profit organization composed of individuals interested in mineral exploration and related topics.

Ventura Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.

Promotes interest and provides means and activities for the dissemination of information and knowledge in geology, mineralogy, paleontology, lapidary, and similar sciences.

Washington Agate and Mineral Society (WAMS)

Resource for information on rock, mineral and fossil collecting as well as lapidary details for individuals around the Washington State area.

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Programs presented for natural areas, natural heritage, resources for small forest land owners, state trust lands, aquatic and land resources, and more.

Washington State Mineral Council

Contains search tools for newsletters, articles, field trip reports, and other related resources.

The Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Inc.

Nonprofit educational organization features club information, rocking facts, gems, rock specification and photo gallery of collection.

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