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Members’ Meetings

February Members Meeting 

8 February 2018

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 talk commences at approximately 7:30 pm. Visitors are welcome.  

You are encouraged to bring minerals, related equipment and books & magazines to show to or sell to other members and visitors.  The material that you bring along to our meetings provides an opportunity for members and visitors to purchase minerals and books or simply a chance to observe and learn about the material. 

Greenlaws Mine and Rampgill Mine

Speaker : David Clayton

Language and Powerpoint :  English 

David has recently been underground at these two well-known mines in North England and he will be providing us with an update on developments at the Greenlaws Mine since the visit by members of the society as well as briefing us on Rampgill Mine.

David is a practicing geologist and his talks are always a brilliant mixture of detail and anecdotes with lots of pictures and maps. Be sure to put this date in your diary.

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Annual General Meeting, Dinner & Auction  

16 March 2018 (Friday)   

This will be held on Friday 16th March at 7:00 pm at So Chit Restaurant in Central. In addition to the brief agenda and election of the 2018 committee, we shall have a dinner and auction. More detail will be provided during February. Meanwhile please save the date in your diary.

Committee member proposals  

Members are welcome to serve on the committee. In order to facilitate your nomination, the proposal form is now available on the website under "Coming Events” from where it can be copied and pasted into a word document. Hardcopies will also be available at the February and March Members’ Meetings.

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The Thirteenth Annual General Meeting

To be held at the Kiangsu, Chekiang and Shanghai Residents’ Association, 3/F Manning House, 38-48 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong at 7 pm on Friday 16th March 2018

 

PROPOSAL FORM

I ................................................................... (name of candidate) agree to stand as a committee member of The Mineralogy Society of Hong Kong at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 16th March 2018.

If elected I shall try to attend all committee meetings and members’ meetings.

Signed ...........................................................

Date ..............................................................

 

Proposer .........................................................  (Name of proposer)

Signed ...........................................................Date………………………………

 

Seconder ........................................................  (Name of seconder)

Signed ...........................................................Date………………………………


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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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