Symposia

Members belong to the Friends of Mineralogy either through one of its several regional chapters or as a national member.  Most of the chapters hold or co-sponsor annual symposia.

Listed chronologically below are symposia that should be of interest to many FM members. Non-FM symposia in North America will be listed as well. To list your symposia email information to the webmaster.


Southern California Friends of Mineralogy 

Geology and Mineral Resources of the North Slope of the San Bernardino Mountains, Stoddard Ridge & Sidewinder Mountains NE of Victorville, California

Saturday March 30, 2019,
               9:00 AM – Noon: Symposium
               1:00 – 4:00 PM: Tour of OMYA White Knob Quarry

Sunday March 31: Field Trips, Stoddard Ridge and Sidewinder Mountains

Full information is available here.


Flagg Mineral Foundation Symposium

April, 5 – 7, 2019 at Drury Inn & Suites – Phoenix Chandler Fashion Center.

Details here: http://flaggmineralfoundation.org/home/minerals-of-az-symposium/


New England Mineral Conference-2019

May 10-12, 2019

Sunday River Resort and Conference Center
Newry, Maine

Updates will be here:

https://www.facebook.com/NewEnglandMineralAssociation/

and here:

http://nemineralassociation.org/default.html

We hope to open registration prior to Christmas 2018.

Any questions people have can be sent by email to NEMAinfo@maine.rr.com


2019 Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium

The Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium will be held August 23-25, 2019
at the Charles W. Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive,
across from the Renaissance Hotel, Richardson, TX 75082

Details at https://www.dallassymposium.org/


2019 Friends of Mineralogy, Pacific Northwest Chapter Symposium

45th Annual Symposium, October 18-20, 2019
Specimen Mines of the West
Red Lion Inn, Kelso, WA  (north of Portland, OR)

There will be more information at http://www.pnwfm.org/


40th Annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium

November 8-10, 2019


Past Symposia