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The Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland is an international society for all those working in the mineral sciences.  


Redox meeting

Manchester, UK
21–22 June 2017

Clay Minerals Group Bursary

Funding is available to assist researchers and postgraduate students to attend and present research on clay minerals (sensu lato) at conferences, workshops and related activities. The amount of money available in any given year is variable and will be determined by the Treasurer of the CMG in consultation with Officers of the CMG.

There are normally two application deadlines per year; the first is in mid-January, as per the Mineralogical Society Senior Travel Bursary, and the second will be 6 months later.

Applications for bursaries to support attendance at the 2017 International Clay Conference (Granada, Spain) are welcomed. Note that the registration abstract deadine is 15 February 2017 .


Student Membership

The Society has filled its 150 free student member quota for 2016-7. All students joining from now on will have to pay the (heavily subsidised) student rate of membership, £19 per year.


BOOK SALE - last few days of the book sale. Buy now!

Prices of Society books have been slashed! Phoscorites and Carbonatites used to be £89, now available for just £20. Prices for EMU volumes and Landmark series also cut. Click here to go to the online shop.


Journal Subscription Prices for 2017

Subscription prices for Mineralogical Magazine and Clay Minerals for 2017 have now been posted here. Note that our journals will be online only from 2017 onwards...

All members' subscriptions include Free online access to both journals via the Society website. For members who insist on a paper copy, the cost of production and mailing will have to be charged. For individuals, the cost will be £60 per journal (£100 for two paper journals).

For libraries the cost of paper journals will be £125 for Clay Minerals and £150 for Mineralogical Magazine.


Allied Societies



Mineralogical Society of America msa_120


European Association of Geochemistry eag_logo_120


Geological Society (London) geolsoclogowithstrapline_120


Geological Society of America gsa_120


 American Geosciences Institute agi_member_society_120



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