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The Imperial Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting interest in various earth sciences such as Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontology, as well as related fields such as lapidary arts.  
Through classes offered at the “rock shop,” field trips to collect mineral and fossil specimens, and educational presentations during our monthly meetings, IBVGMFS encourages its members to increase their knowledge and understanding in these areas.

President: Cindy Reed  
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1st Vice Pres.:  Debbie Meyer

Secretary:  Barb Costen
Treasurer: Debbie Rydberg 
Board Members:
Past President: Thom Downs 
1 Year: Al Costen
2 Year:  Melinda Riddle
3 Year:  Owen Miller
Program Chairman: Jim Reed
Annual Show: Jim Reed
Education: Kay McQuown 
Field Trips: Debbie Meyer
Shop Manager: Jim Reed 
email: Jim.rocks57 at
Stones and Bones Editor: Cindy Reed  
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Webmasters: Cindy Reed

The IBVGMFS is a member of

The Southeast Federation of Mineral Societies (SFMS) 

and is affiliated with The American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS).

About Us

officers for 2022

Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Soc.

Polk County, Florida