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Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies

To be added to the following list of Shows in the Rocky Mountain Federation, please send an email to the Newsletter Editor and Webmaster. (

Want to see the list of shows outside the Rocky Mountain Federation? Visit the Rock and Gem Magazine’s Show page and select the state you are interested in:



January 2024


27-10—TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale and retail show; Adam Aaronson; Mineral and Fossil Marketplace, 1333 N Oracle Rd; daily 10-6; Free; Get up close to gigantic sea monsters and full-size dinosaur skeletons! The Mineral and Fossil Marketplace is growing. New container lot, large tent, and remodeled gallery host international fine minerals and one of the best fossil exhibitions in Tucson. Come find meteorites, monster crystals; contact Adam Aaronson, (520) 245-3052; Email:; Website: Mineral and Fossil Marketplace – The best mineral, fossil, and meteorite shopping experience in Tucson. (

February 2024

23-25—CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19 N. Ninth Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free; Dealers, wire-wrapping and geode-splitting demonstrations, agates, fossils, gems, beads, findings, cabochons, crystals, geodes, rock slabs, tumble-polished minerals, handcrafted jewelry, carvings and unique gift items; Kids' Corner offers free mineral specimens for children 12 and under; contact Bill Hedglin, (928) 634-0269; Email:; Website:

March 2024

7-10—DEMING, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Deming Gem and Mineral Society, Inc; SWNM State Fairgrounds, 4200 Raymond Reed Blvd; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; FREE; The Deming 59th Annual ROCKHOUND ROUNDUP will have something for EVERYONE. Guided Field Trips, Demonstrations, displays, Geode Cutting, Sales of equipment, rough rock, polished rock, jewelry findings, etc. On going daily Silent Auctions, and Saturday Nite Live Auction, and things to do for kids; contact Marilyn Page, (575) 544-9019; Email:; Website:

8-10—KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Annual show; The Association of Earth Science Clubs of Greater Kansas City; KCI Expo Center, 11730 N Ambassador Dr; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, 2-day pass $12, 3-day pass $18, Children 5-14 $4, 4 and under Free, Cash Only at the Gate; Demonstrations, Special Exhibits, Fluorescent Display, Specimen Identification, Silent Auction, Live Benefit Auction, 60+ Retail Dealers, Wholesale Area. Coupons at www.kcgemshow. Free Parking; contact Bruce, (816) 795-5159; Email:; Website:

15-17—ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Abq. Gem & Mineral Club; Expo NM Fairgrounds Creative Arts Center, 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Friday $2, Sat. & Sun. $5, Kids 12 & under are Free; 60 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, findings, cabochons, beads, fossils, tools, equipment. Door prizes, silent auctions, junior table, displays; contact Paul Hlava, (505) 850-7524; Email:; Website:

The Fort Collins Rockhounds Club presents the 61st Annual Gem and Mineral Show on March 22, 23, and 24, 2024 (Friday, 4-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) at The Ranch/Larimer County Fairgrounds in the Thomas M. McKee Building, Loveland, Colorado. Parking is free for this event. Club exhibits will feature Agate and Colorado Minerals. Metro State University will host a hands-on rock identification educational experience. Door prizes, two grand prizes, mineral specimen grab bag sales, children's activity table, demonstrations, and the silent auction are ongoing. Our dealers sell everything from ore-grade specimens to fine jewelry, stone beads, and equipment. 

Adult admission is $4.00 for one day or $7.00 for a 3-day pass. Student (12-18 years old) admission is $1.00. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. (Admission is cash only. The dealers take plastic.)For more information, check our Facebook page, visit our website at, or email or call 970-206-9569.

23-24—TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Sierra County Rock and Gem Society; Sierra County Fair Barn, 1321 Hyde Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free; Rough & Finished Rock, Slabs, Cabs, Beads, Jewelry, Petrified Wood, Fossils, Geode Cracking. Field Trips, Presentations, Demos. Gold and Sapphire Panning. Wheel of Fortune. Door Prizes. Family Friendly; contact Dan Lorimier, (575) 740-2927; Email:; Website:

APRIL 2024

MAY 2024

3-5—MCPHERSON, KANSAS: Annual show; McPherson Gem and Mineral Club; 4-H Fairgrounds, 710 W. Woodside; Fri. 9:30-5:30, Sat. 9-5:30, Sun. 10:30-3; Free Admission; Saturday Evening Auction @ 7:15; contact Larry Hackney, (475) 283-7780; Email:; Website:


30-1—POWELL, WYOMING: Annual show; 2024 Wyoming State Rock and Mineral Show and Big Horn Basin Rock and Mineral Show; Park County Fairgrounds, 655 E 5th St; Thu. 10-6, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5; This is a family-friendly event. People of all ages are welcome; The 2024 Wyoming State Rock and Mineral Show will take place in Powell, Wyoming, just 80 miles from the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park. It features many vendors, educational and showcase displays, demonstrations, children's activities and much more. Camping available at the fairgrounds; contact Greg Jones, (281) 224-2694; Email:; Website:

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