Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Inc.

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Organized: 1959
Joined EFMLS: 1985

Board Members:

Stephanie Koles
Vice President:
Steve Wien
Tema Hecht
Denise Kroth
EFMLS Liaison:
Mark Kucera
James Van Fleet
William Pazik
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Public Contact Information:

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Region 2
Meetings: 3rd Saturday of March, April, May, June, September, October, and November.
Kraissl Hall at the Franklin Mineral Museum Inc 32 Evans St, Franklin, NJ 07416
September 28-29, 2024
Fireman’s Park, 46 High Street, Franklin NJ 07416

Additional Info:

The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Inc. (FOMS) 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.

Our Mission:

  • To establish and maintain, in cooperation with other interested groups, a permanent museum in Franklin, New Jersey for the minerals of Franklin and Ogdensburg.
  • To develop new information on the minerals and mineralogy through cooperative programs with universities and other scientific organizations and individuals.
  • To obtain and make available accurate, up-to-date information on the minerals and mineralogy of the areas.
  • To facilitate collecting of the local minerals while conserving material for future collectors.
  • To facilitate accurate identification of the local minerals.
  • To promote fellowship and the advancement of mineralogy and geology by providing meetings for members of the Society.

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