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Alberta Federation of Rock Clubs
Founded 1963, Celebrating Our 60th Year


Fossil Leaf, Petrified Wood, Ammonites

The Alberta Federation of Rock Clubs (AFRC) was founded on May 11, 1963, in Red Deer, Alberta. It is currently composed of six clubs throughout the Province. As an organization, the AFRC's mission is to assist member clubs by providing information and expertise, and to promote the study of the Earth Sciences.

Aims of the Alberta Federation of Rock Clubs

  1. To encourage and promote the close association with, and exchange of information between member clubs.
  2. To promote and encourage the study, cutting, polishing, and engraving of gemstones and minerals, rocks and other geological materials and lapidary work as a hobby.
  3. To stimulate an interest in the study of rocks, minerals, gems, fossils and artifacts of Alberta and elsewhere.
  4. To provide member clubs with a list of available instructors for workshops and/or tutoring sessions.
  5. To encourage the appreciation and conservaion of our natural resources.
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The AFRC is a member of the Gem & Mineral Federation of Canada.
Updated Sep 03, 2023