- Colorado County Map: This map shows Colorado’s 64 counties.
- Map of Colorado Cities: This map shows many of Colorado’s important cities and most important roads. The important north – south route is Interstate 25. Important east – west routes include: Interstate 70 and Interstate 76.
- Colorado Physical Map: This Colorado shaded relief map shows the major physical features of the state.
- Colorado Rivers Map: This map shows the major streams and rivers of Colorado and some of the larger lakes. The Great Continental Divide crosses Colorado. The eastern part of the state is in the Gulf of Mexico Watershed and the western part of the state is in the Pacific Ocean Watershed. Major streams that drain the state include the Arkansas, Platte and Colorado Rivers. Most of these lakes and streams can be clearly seen.
- Colorado Elevation Map: This is a generalized topographic map of Colorado. It shows elevation trends across the state. Detailed topographic maps and aerial photos of Colorado are available in the Geology.com store. See our state high points map to learn about Mt. Elbert at 14,433 feet – the highest point in Colorado. The lowest point is the Arikaree River at 3,315 feet.
Welcome to the Home page of the CSMS. We are the Federation authorized Rock & Mineral Organization in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Please enjoy our site! The next general meeting will be held Thursday, June 16 7:00 pm at the Colorado Springs Senior Center at 1514 N Hancock Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Annual Membership Dues were due in January. Membership forms can be found here on the website. The 53rd Annual Pikes Peak Gem and Mineral Show will be held June 3-5 2016 at the Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center at 3650 North Nevada.
Denver Gem and Mineral Guild Founded in 1964, the Denver Gem and Mineral Guild pursues exploration, experimentation, and education in the earth sciences; the discovery, development and preservation of minerals and mineral deposits; and the advancement, encouragement and utilization of the principles of art and craftsmanship as applied to gems and minerals. The Denver Gem and Mineral Guild is an affiliate of: Denver Council of Gem and Mineral Societies Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineral Societies American Federation of Mineral Societies
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Welcome to the Colorado Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy We are the Colorado Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy: dedicated to the advancement of serious interest in minerals and related activities. We are collectors, professionals, and curators who share a love of mineral specimens and the desire to promote understanding and appreciation of mineralogy. The National society was founded in 1970 in Tucson, AZ. The Colorado Chapter was founded in Denver in 1978. We participate in and are members of the greater community of Colorado mineral clubs, museum support groups, mining historical societies and the Greater Denver area, Gem and Mineral Council which is responsible for staging the annual Denver Gem and Mineral Show.™ Members include collectors, museum curators, mineralogists, and earth science educators. The organization is affiliated with Mindat.org, the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA), the American Geoscience Institute (AGI), and the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC). For information on the next meeting please go to the EVENTS page. Our Vision: FMCC’s vision is to promote, support, protect, and expand the collecting of mineral specimens, while furthering the recognition of the scientific, historical, economic, and aesthetic value of minerals, mineral collecting and mineral collectors. The local chapter works to fulfill this mission by participating in and sponsoring Colorado-themed and based symposiums, the joint organization of numerous clubs that organizes and executes the annual Denver Gem and Mineral Show™, legal collecting trips or tours to quarries, mines and rock dumps in Colorado where access is difficult to obtain, publications on Colorado localities and minerals, supporting Colorado museums and their objectives, maintaining access to collecting sites and sites of special mineralogical significance and providing a forum for individuals both experienced and developing to share their enthusiasm on mineralogical matters via presentations and displays. The national FM has made its voice heard whenever proposals are made to close mineral museums or collecting sites. The National FM co-sponsors symposiums held annually at the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, and contributes support and speakers to other mineral symposiums. FM presents annual awards for best article published in each of the following publications: The Mineralogical Record, Rocks & Minerals, Mineral News, and Mineral Monographs. It also gives awards to the best institutional and individual educational exhibit cases displayed at the Denver and Tucson gem and mineral shows.
Welcome to the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club Established in 1947, the Club is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to the earth sciences, local geology and mining history, rock-hounding, and lapidary and jewelry arts. It offers the only fully equipped open studio for lapidary and jeweler arts in this region with frequent classes, field trips, programs and more. Check out the Club’s Year Round Activities Class Descriptions Programs & Field Trips Fully Equipped Shop A wide range of lapidary, metal smith, enamel, casting, and precious metal clay classes are offered to the public throughout the year. Classes are taught by experienced, talented instructors in our well equipped workshop. See schedules Programs and Field Trips are led by experienced speakers about topics and locations around the 4 Corners area. To keep posted on these fun and educational offerings, sign up for monthly announcements on the Join Club page. Sign up for field trip announcements See Schedules Members gain access to a well-equipped lapidary studio with everything you need to cut rough stone, shape slabs, and grind and polish stones into attractive cabochons. The club also houses jewelers’ benches to cut, shape, and finish metal, casting equipment, kilns for enamel and precious metal clay, and fully equipped solder stations. Helpful shop stewards are available during Open Shop hours too.
Fort Collins Rockhounds Club Our members share a common interest in rocks and minerals. Areas of interest include lapidary work (cutting and polishing rocks, tumbling, and faceting gems), and jewelry making. Meetings feature club business discussions, rock show-and-tell, give-aways, various programs and presentations, videos, and snack/social time. The club organizes field trips within about half a day’s drive from Fort Collins, Colorado, and sponsors the annual Fort Collins Gem and Mineral Show each Winter. Visitors, including children, are always welcome to attend meetings.