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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).   

May members' meeting  11 May 2017

Geology of Chile

Speaker : Prof. Vincent Wong

Language : English

Vincent will speak about the geology of the country, the Andes, the Atacama desert, the Lake District and Easter Island.  Vincent will also briefly introduce the country's history, fauna and flora.

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Mine visit in Poland 2017

Fourteen persons have shown an interest in this trip which David Clayton is now finalising with Tomasz Praszkier of Mindat.org (https://www.mindat.org). It is not too late to join if you wish to do so but please hurry and contact David if you wish to travel with the group which Trudy Kwong will be leading.  For a detailed itinerary and information please refer to the previous newsletter, or consult David (davidclayton888@gmail.com).

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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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