Saturday 30th September - Friday 6th October 2017

The 40th Joint Mineralogical Societies of Australasia Seminar. 

Hosted by The Mineralogical Society of South Australia


Subject will be:  Copper Minerals - Copper State              
Venue:  Hahndorf Resort Conference Centre
Excursions will be held pre and post Seminar


Hahndorf, South Australia


The 2017 seminar formal proceedings will take place over 2 days, the Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th of October with various activities including field trips scheduled from October 1st through to the 6th. 

This will also coincide with the Adelaide Gem & Mineral Club show on October 7th and 8th. Additional field trips are also planned for the 9th – 14th October to the north of the state, and to locations and collections in and around Broken Hill.

The Seminar will be based in the historic German settled village of Hahndorf, only 30 mins drive by car from Adelaide City. A range of accommodation options are available including at the seminar venue. The theme is “Copper Minerals - Copper State” given South Australia’s early copper mining history. A list of lectures and guest speakers will be provided in due course. A number of field trips to copper, uranium and phosphate deposits are currently being planned. You could also choose to visit one of the dozens of wineries in the region - and there’s much more to do and see !!

Contact : Harold Gallasch 
Phone: (08) 8388 7218 


Please revisit this page as more details come to hand