Some good links
MAKE YOUR OWN DISPLAY BOXES:
The first two links are PDF files with printable patterns for making various sizes of cardboard display boxes;
The third link is to another website with other patterns and more detailed instructions:
Boxes 1 (These use separate labels)
Boxes 2 (These have built-in label supports)
Boxes 3 (The other website)
AFMS American Federation of Mineralogical Societies: the national organization.
SCFMS South Central Federation of Mineral Societies: the AFMS affiliate we belong to.
ALAA American Lands Access Association: its purpose is promoting and ensuring the right of the amateur hobby collecting, recreational prospecting and mining, and the use of public and private lands for educational and recreational purposes; and to carry the voice of all amateur collectors and hobbyists to our elected officials, government regulators and public land managers.
OTHER TEXAS CLUBS:
Arlington G&M Club
Austin G&M Society
Central Texas G&M Society in Abilene
Chihuahuan Desert G&M Club in the Fort Davis/Alpine area
Clear Lake G&M Society in Houston
Dallas G&M Society
Gulf Coast Gem & Mineral Society in Corpus Christi
Fort Worth G&M Club
Houston G&M Society
Lubbock G&M Society
Midland G&M Society
Paleontological Society of Austin For rockhounds interested in fossils.
Pine Country G&M Society in Jasper
Piney Woods G&M Society in Huntsville
Pleasant Oaks G&M Club in Dallas
Southwest G&M Society in San Antonio
Texas Faceters Guild
Tri-Cities G&M Society, in Temple
Victoria G&M Society
Waco G&M Club
Williamson County G&M Society in Georgetown
Fredericksburg Nature Center a few miles south of Fredericksburg
Riverside Nature Center in Kerrville
For clubs outside Texas, visit this Bob's Rock Shop page
More links on next page.