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Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society Inc. (FOMS)

Membership Information

Please print and fill out the membership form below. Below your address please do not forget to mark which membership category you prefer, and whether you are a new or renewing member. If you know your full 9-digit zip code, please provide it also. PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY. For questions or further information call us at 973-209-7212.

Mail completed membership form with payment to:
Denise Kroth
240 Union Avenue
Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075

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The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society Inc., provides programs designed to benefit the community, mineral collectors, and others interested in the minerals, mineralogy and geology of the Franklin-Ogdensburg area of New Jersey.
240 Union Avenue
Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075

Our purposes are:
1. To establish and maintain, in cooperation with other interested groups, a permanent museum in Franklin, New Jersey for the minerals of Franklin and Ogdensburg.

2. To develop new information on the minerals and mineralogy through cooperative programs with universities and other scientific organizations and individuals.

3. To obtain and make available accurate, up-to-date information on the minerals and mineralogy of the areas.

4. To facilitate collecting of the local minerals while conserving material for future collectors.

5. To facilitate accurate identification of the local minerals.

6. To promote fellowship and the advancement of mineralogy and geology by providing meetings for members of the Society.

If you are interested in these or related programs, you are invited to join with us.  Our yearly activities consist of seven scheduled meetings and field trips.  Our publication, The Picking Table, which is issued twice a year in the Spring and Fall, will advise you regarding dates of meetings, field trips, and other activities of the Society.

Dues are $20 for individual and $25 for family membership.

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