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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

  • 2018 Seminar The Society is hosting the 41st annual seminar of the Joint Mineralogical Societies of Australasia.It will be held in Ballarat over the Queens's Birthday weekend June 9 to ...
    Posted Mar 12, 2018, 12:11 AM by Mineralogical Society of Victoria
  • 2018 Annual General Meeting The 2018 Annual General Meeting for the Society will be held at the Royal Society of Victoria Building in the city on Wednesday 11 July.  The speaker for the evening ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2018, 1:04 AM by Mineralogical Society of Victoria
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Forward Diary

DateGroupSpeaker / TopicVenue
May 20, 2018 MAG Mineral Streak - Choose a colour (not black) and bring examples NDLC rooms. Oval Way, Nunawading at 10.00am 
May 27, 2018 Micro Minerals containing either mercury (Hg), Boron (B) or tin (Sn) Jo Prices's home 
June 9, 2018 Seminar A Golden Age of Mineral Deposits and Mineralogy Mercure Hotel & Convention Centre, Ballarat, Victoria. Download the registration form from the News item 2018 Seminar 
June 17, 2018 MAG Choose one element and bring mineral from different crystal groups to represent it NDLC rooms. Oval Way, Nunawading at 10.00am 
June 24, 2018 Micro A study of minerals collected at Fish Creek, Mansfield and Peechelba George Lysiuk's home 
July 11, 2018 Annual General Meeting Alex Blount (President). Ringwoodite: A tale of a Melbournian solution to global water shortages? Royal Society building, LaTrobe St., Melbourne 
September 12, 2018 General Meeting TBA Royal Society building. LaTrobe St., Melbourne 
November 14, 2018 General Meeting Laura Brehaut. Felspar Royal Society building. LaTrobe St., Melbourne 
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