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SCVGMS Glossary

Logo - California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

This glossary covers some of the common jargon you may hear at the club meetings or read in the Breccia. If you have other words/phrases that you think should be here, or that you've heard and wondered as to the meaning - please send email to the webmaster to have it included here (webmaster@scvgms.org).

 AFMS
American Federation of Mineralogical Societies ( http://www.amfed.org/), a federation of regional federations, for example CFMS. A national association composed of seven Federations: Eastern, Midwest, Northwest, Rocky Mountain, South Central, South East and California. An annual meeting is held in conjunction with one of the Federation shows.


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