Theme: "Rare Earth Minerals"

Saturday 9th - Monday 11th June 2012
Perth -
Western Australia

NOTE: The Mineralogical Society of Western Australia now have their own website, so follow this link to get the very latest information about the joint seminar in 2012.

Perth Western Australia
Perth WA

The 35th Annual Joint Mineralogical Seminar will be held on the Eastern state's Queens Birthday weekend on the 9th -10th June 2012 in Perth Western Australia at the State Library. The theme for the Seminar is “Rare Earth Minerals”. The registration form is now available on the website

Seminar Dinner, Micromounters Session and Mineral Market:
In addition to the formal presentations there will be a mineral market possibly most likely on the Monday following the seminar with a chance to buy, sell and swap mineral items, and dinner on Saturday night at a place to be announced. A micro-mounter's session is planned for the Friday before the Seminar.

Field Trips:
These are currently being investigated. A formal announcement will be made when the details are finalised. The field trip will start on the Tuesday after the seminar and is likely to go for 10 days. For those people short of time possibilities for leaving early at set destination points are being investigated. Details are still subject to change. You are advised to contact the secretary/treasurer or the president before booking airfares.

Seminar Presentations and Speaker List:

  • Alex Bevan

  • Peter Downes

  • Steve DobosRod Martin

  • Ralph Bottrill

  • Theo Kloprogge

  • Penny Williamson

  • many other speakers (still to be confirmed)

  • other speakers will be added to this list when they are confirmed.

If you require further details please email:



See you all in 2012!!

Check out the 2011 seminar details to get an idea of proceedings

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