The purpose of the Rocky Mountain Federation is to have a close association with all clubs in the Society, to promote the study of Earth Sciences, including the Lapidary Arts, the study of fossils and paleontology, and related crafts
SNGMS is an active Club with over 600 members based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Outings virtually every month, classes and a shop with every machine you could possibly need. The Spring Jamboree in Boulder City is the Club's Annual Show. It is well attended and supported by the Boulder City Chamber. Monthly meetings have a small sale before the meeting, a cabochon contest and raffles. An active club with something for every rockhound.
Welcome to the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies website.
The purpose of the Rocky Mountain Federation is to have a close association of all clubs in the Society to promote the study of earth sciences, including the lapidary arts, the study of fossils and paleontology, and related crafts.
The RMFMS was organized in 1941, and held its first annual convention at the Argonaut Hotel in Denver, Colorado. There were 16 organizations in attendance. The RMFMS became one of the original four founders of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies when it was organized in 1947.
The Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies covers local clubs in the following states:
Arizona (21), Arkansas (1), Colorado (18), Kansas (5), Nebraska (western portion of state) (1), New Mexico (6), Nevada (1), North Dakota (western portion of state) (1), Oklahoma (6), South Dakota (western portion of state) (1), Texas (1), Utah (7) and Wyoming (8).