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The Mineralogical Society of Victoria was established in March 1976 with the aim of fostering an interest in Mineralogy.

 Meetings are a mixture of weeknight evenings in the city (see below) and monthly gatherings on weekends for groups interested in micro-minerals and also larger (macro) minerals.

Evening meetings for 2021 will be held at the South Melbourne Community Centre, 1 Ferrars Place, South Melbourne, or in the Melbourne CBD at the historic Royal Society of Victoria's rooms, 8 LaTrobe Street, Melbourne. (Please see the Forward Diary for meeting venues.)

Meetings commence at 8:00 pm and usually finish around 10:00 pm after a light supper. 

Visitors are most welcome to attend.

Further updates on activities can be found on our Facebook page, by clicking on the following link:

MinSocVic Facebook Page

Society News

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Forward Diary

DateGroupSpeaker / TopicVenue
April 14, 2021 General Meeting Ian Strachan "Namibia" 8:00pm. South Melbourne Community Center, 1 Ferrars Place, South Melbourne. 
April 18, 2021 MAG European minerals, excluding from the UK 12noon South Melbourne Community Centre, 1 Ferrars Place, South Melbourne. 
April 25, 2021 Micro Minerals from the Iron Monarch, SA George Lysiuk's home 
May 16, 2021 Committee  10:00am. Venue TBA 
May 16, 2021 MAG Phantoms and Inclusions 12 noon. South Melbourne Community Centre, 1 Ferrars Place, South Melbourne. 12 noon 
May 30, 2021 Micro Minerals from the USA George Lysiuk's home 
June 9, 2021 Annual General Meeting Dr David Vince "Borates" Royal Society Building, LaTrobe Street, Melbourne 8:00pm 
June 20, 2021 MAG Minerals from the basalts of Victoria 10:00am. Venue TBA 
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