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.

New England Mineral Conference-2019

May 10-12, 2019

Sunday River Resort and Conference Center
Newry, Maine

Updates will be here:

and here:

We hope to open registration prior to Christmas 2018.

Any questions people have can be sent by email to

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

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

40th Annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium

November 8-10, 2019

Past Symposia