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WELCOME TO MSA
“To All Who Are Inspired by the Beauties and Mysteries of the Mineral Kingdom”
MSA VOLUNTEERS HONORED
2022 ROCKHOUND OF THE YEAR AWARDS
MSA Meeting, Thursday, January, 19, 2023
Piper Hall, Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Being an all volunteer 501c(3) non-profit organization, it takes a lot of passionate members who are willing to volunteer their valuable time to help ensure MSA continues to inspire, improve, and be relevant in today’s world.
MSA was established in 1935 by founder and past president Mr. Arthur L. Flagg and MSA will celebrate 88 years in 2023 thanks to the many member volunteers!
Please congratulate MSA’s 2022 Rockhounds of the Year (ROTY) as voted by Membership at December 2022 Holiday Jamboree:
HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL ROTY CANDIDATES & VOLUNTEERS!
Mineralogical Society of Arizona (MSA), MSA Founder Mr. Arthur L. Flagg, origins of thumbnail mineral collecting and MSA Legacy Life Member Dr. Alex Schauss featured in The Mineralogical Record, November-December 2022, Vol.53, No.6.1 Supplement: “Refined Elegance: The Small Treasures of Mineralogy.”
If not a subscriber of The Mineralogical Record, copies of this amazing supplement may be purchased for $38 at following link:
The Elegant World of Thumbnail Minerals
Wendell E. Wilson, Jim Houran
Featured Collection- The Thumbnail Collection of Alexander Schauss
Alexander G. Schauss, Wendell E. Wilson
Alexander Schauss: Consummate Connoisseur
Wendell E. Wilson
Robert M. Lavinsky
THANK YOU TO VOLUNTEERS, VENDORS, VISITORS AND RADISSON FROM MSA - the 2ND PHOENIX HERITAGE
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