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ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

OF
(Name of the Society or Club)


I

The name of this corporation is (Name of the Society or Club)

II

A. This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes.

B. The specific purpose of this corporation is to promote the study of mineralogy.

III

The name and address in the State of California or Nevada of this corporation's initial agent for service
of process is:

(Name and address of an individual representing the Society or Club)

IV

A. This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for scientific and educational purposes
within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

B. No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or
otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in
any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any
candidate for public office.

V

The principal office for the transaction of business of this corporation shall be located in the County of
( Your County's name ), State of California or Nevada.

VI

The number of directors of this corporation shall be such as may from time to time be provided by law. Authority to change the number of directors from time to time is hereby conferred.

VII

The achievement of the objectives and purposes above set forth, said corporation shall have the
following powers:

  1. To receive and admit as members of the corporation, persons interested in the mineralogical field.

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