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Members’ Meetings

Members’ Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month from 7 pm to 9 pm in room 704, the BGCA, 3 Lockhart Road, Wanchai.  The speaker’s presentation commences at 7:30 pm.  Visitors are welcome.  Please bring along your own specimens to show to other members or to sell (10% of the purchase price goes to the society).   

14 December 2017

Speaker : Dr. Edward Liu Shang I

Language  :  English / Cantonese 

Powerpoint in English

For geologists and mineralogists, Namibia is of great interest because of its unique geology, mineral resources and gemstones. Edward’s talk will focus on the geological wonders and mineral resources of Namibia. Some of the important mines (e.g. Otjua tourmaline mine, the Erongo Mountains and the Green Dragon demantoid mine) and several mineral museums will be introduced. 


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Christmas Drinks Party   21 December 2017 (Thursday)    

John and Anthea Strickland invite all the members of the Mineralogy Society to a Christmas Drinks Party from 7 pm to 10 pm at Alpine Court, Kotewall Road, Hong Kong. 

Come along to join a rooftop party to celebrate, and bring all the family.  Dress up warmly if the weather is cold.

There is no charge for this event, but if you have not already done so, please tell Anthea (anthea.str@gmail.com) if you plan to attend, so that she knows how many to cater for.  Then she will send you directions to Alpine Court.


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Membership Renewal

We have had a good year, with many interesting talks, activities and field trips locally and overseas.  We value your participation, and look forward to an even better programme in 2018.  Memberships are due for renewal before 1st January.  
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The Mineralogy Society of Hong Kong Health & Safety Policy

The Mineralogy Society of Hong Kong acknowledges that exploration of old mine sites (both surface & underground) expose participants to potential and unforeseeable hazards where it is not possible to reduce all risks to zero. It is the policy of the Society to conduct its activities in a manner that does not put at risk the health and safety of its members, their guests and the general public.
The Society is committed to considering health and safety in planning field visits. This shall include the identification of hazards, implementing practical measures to eliminate or reduce risks and effective communication to participants.
Safety is the minimization of and management of risk in the context of the prevention of accidental exposure.  Simply, it is the act of concern and thoughtfulness for others.   
All members of the Society have a responsibility to themselves, one another and members of the public to behave in a health and safety conscious manner. 


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Book Sales

"A Handbook of Chinese Minerals" by Anthea Strickland.  HK$200.  Free delivery within Hong Kong.  
Please contact Anthea at anthea.str@gmail.com

"Mineral Collections in Hong Kong"
This is a special new book published by the Mineralogy Society of Hong Kong for the 10th anniversary of the mineral fair, which features 17 public and private collections in Hong Kong with great mineral photos.  A good book to peek into the culture of mineral collection in Hong Kong.  The book costs HK$200 and we are now accepting orders from members. Please contact Sam Yung (samyunghk@gmail.com) to place your order.

 
     
   
   
 
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