UMass Sesquicentennial


A compilation of fossil and mineral collecting localities, with maps, in western Massachusetts by Alan R. Plante.

A PDF of popular Massachusets Mineral and fossil localities compiled by Peter Gleba in 1978, revised in 2008.

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A list of rock, fossil, and mineral clubs in Massachusetts maintained by the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies


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