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

We are currently in the process of planning meeting schedules for the next year. 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 are typically held in the Melbourne CBD at the historic Royal Society of Victoria's rooms, 8 LaTrobe Street, Melbourne; or at the South Melbourne Community Centre, Ferrars Place, South Melbourne.
Commencing 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

  • 2017 Annual General Meeting The 2017 Annual General Meeting for the Society will be held at the Royal Society of Victoria Building in the city on Wednesday 19 July.  Starting time is likely to ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2017, 9:21 PM by Alex
  • Special General Meeting A Special General Meeting was held in September to discuss the future of the Society.Following the overwhelming support of members and a few volunteers to join the committee, the ...
    Posted Nov 10, 2016, 1:59 AM by Mineralogical Society of Victoria
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Forward Diary

DateGroupSpeaker / TopicVenue
December 13, 2017 General Meeting John Haupt - Munich Mineral Show Royal Society of Victoria - Von Mueller Room (upstairs) 
January 21, 2018 MAG Minerals containing lead as the primary element by weight. NDLC rooms, Oval Way, Nunawading at 10.00 am. 
February 14, 2018 General Meeting Alex Blount - Metals in our Soils TBA 
February 18, 2018 MAG TBA NDLC rooms, Oval Way. Nunawading at 10.00am. 
April 11, 2018 General Meeting Fred Kapteina. Field trips of the 2017 South Australian seminar.  TBA 
June 9, 2018 Seminar A golden age of mineral deposits and mineralogy M.A.D.E. BALLARAT VICTORIA 
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