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Ancylite & Kainosite from Whitesmith 7
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The Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland is an international society for all those working in the mineral sciences.  


2018 journal subscription prices – New arrangement for Subscriptions from 2018 onwards

The Mineralogical Society has agreed that Cambridge University Press will be its publishing partner from 2018 onwards. With immediate effect, institutional subscriptions to Society journals should be purchased from Cambridge University Press. Prices and other details are shown here .

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cmg_120Clay Minerals Group: Research in Progress 2017

The next RiP meeting will take place at University College London on Tuesday 19th September 2017. Download a copy of the registration form here. Note that there is no registration fee; lunch and refreshments are provided free of charge. The abstract deadline is 12th September.

For queries, contact: Prof. Neal Skipper Neal Skipper, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (ucapnsz@ucl.ac.uk )


Two new volumes in the EMU series

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Volume 17: Redox-reactive Minerals: Properties, Reactions and Applications in Clean Technologies
(I.A.M. Ahmed and K.A. Hudson-Edwards, editors)


Volume 18: Mineral fibres: Crystal chemistry, chemical-physical properties, biological interaction and toxicity
(A.F. Gualtieri, editor)

are now available for purchase from the Society's online bookshop.


Society Awards 2017


Bruce Yardley receiving the 2017 Collins Medal from Society President, Hilary Downes


Vicky Coker receiving the 2017 Max Hey Medal from Society President, Hilary Downes



Members of the European Clay Groups can apply for special ECGA membership, which consists of a fee of £30 per annum to  access Clay Minerals content.

Allied Societies



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European Association of Geochemistry eag_logo_120


Geological Society (London) geolsoclogowithstrapline_120


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 American Geosciences Institute agi_member_society_120



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