The Fluorescent Mineral Society is an international organization of professional mineralogists, gemologists, amateur collectors, and others who study and collect fluorescent minerals. The society was founded in 1971 and incorporated in 1993.
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The purpose of the FMS is to:

Share knowledge and experience in collecting, identifying, and displaying minerals which exhibit various forms of luminescence including fluorescence, phosphorescence, triboluminescence, and thermoluminescence.

Organize seminars, research projects, displays, and exchanges of luminescent minerals, and to disseminate information about luminescent minerals.

Encourage interests related to fluorescent minerals such as photography of fluorescent specimens, the study of other luminescent minerals, and the various uses of ultraviolet lights.

The FMS welcomes all interested parties to join our society.

A printable FMS Fact Sheet is available for distribution at events. (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Please contact the FMS with questions about our society, fluorescent minerals, or if you have a website suggestion or problem report.

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