MSA CLUB INFORMATION

MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF ARIZONA
A non-profit organization founded in 1935.

PURPOSE
To promote popular interest and education in Earth Science, and related fields (Geology, Mineralogy, Paleontology, and Lapidary arts). To foster a fellowship among individuals interested in Earth Science and enable our members to better identify materials we collect and how to display or further process these materials. To teach all generations about rocks, minerals, fossils and what can be done with them and be collaborative in community of groups with similar interests to our Society.

MEMBERSHIP DUES
1)  New members join June-November, pay half price.
2) New/Existing member joins/renews in December, dues are paid through December of following year.
  Example: New/Existing member joins/renews December 2017, their membership would expire December 31, 2018
3) Exisng members who have allowed their membership to go into arrears and renew January-November pay full annual dues. 
4) Junior (Under 18 sponsored by Adult member): Free

JANUARY to MAY:       June to December (1/2 price)
Adult (18+): $15.00      Adult (18+): $7.50
Couple: $25.00            Couple: $12.50

MSA Name Badges: $7.50 each
MSA 75th Anniversary Pin: $3.00 each
Annual subscription for the MSA Rockhound Record (mailed hard copies): $20.00

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MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
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All members are encouraged to wear their ID Badges at all club functions.

Flagg Legacy Life Membership: Comes with Name Badge. Fee schedule based on age.
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MSA BY-LAWS
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FIELD TRIP INFORMATION

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FIELD TRIP RULES

1. While on official club trips, no firearms shall be worn on the person.
2. Entering any underground or roped-off area is strictly forbidden.
3. Safety glasses are recommended when hammering, especially in a crowd.
4. While working any collecting area, watch out for people in your area,
especially those above and below you.
5. It is the duty of parents to closely supervise the actions of their children
within the collecting area.
6. Invited guests are welcome, except on trips restricted to members only.
Members inviting guests are responsible for the orientation of their guests.
A member may invite only one other family member.
7. Permission to invite outside groups on our trip must be obtained from the
Field Trip Coordinator and any Club Officer.
8. Limit your collecting to a reasonable amount of specimens.
9. When leaving the collecting area, make sure it is cleaner than when you
arrived. Also, adhere to conservation rules regarding plant, animal, and
soil preservations.
10. The Field Trip Coordinator has authority to enforce all of the above rules.
11. Try not to be the last person to leave the collecting site area unless you
are absolutely certain that your means of leaving is fully functional and will
get you out of there and back home.
12. Always have at least two vehicles on any rock collecting field trip.

MSA 75th ANNIVERSARY PIN FLYER

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MSA LOGO BIO (Click on the following for a Biography of our Logo)

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MSA MEETING LOCATION SCHEDULE

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Mineralogical Society of Arizona
5533 E. Bell Road Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Member of the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies

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