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The most wellknown clubs...
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2017, 04:22:16 PM »
The most wellknown Geomineralogical Clubs / Societies?
Largest clubs? Most active?
(as with more things, size says nothing ;)
Anyway: a list...

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Geological Society of America
Ca.27.000 members

Mineralogical Society of America
Ca.2.750 members

Schweizerischen Vereinigung der Strahler, Mineralien- und Fossiliensammler
Ca.2.000 members

Vereinigung der Freunde der Mineralogie und Geologie
Ca.2.000 members

Norske AmatørGeologers Sammenslutning
Ca.1.300 members

Urner Mineralienfreunde
Ca.1.300 members

Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo
Ca.1.000 members

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Ca.850 members

Stichting Gea
Ca.750 members

Associazione Micro-mineralogica Italiana
Ca.650 members

Association Française de Microminéralogie
Ca.400 members

Association des Géologues Amateurs de Belgique
Ca.325 members

Grup Mineralògic Català
Ca.300 members

Mineralogische Kring Antwerpen
Ca.300 members

New York Mineralogical Club
Ca.250 members

(listed are clubs that have "real" meetings. Ergo, not just internet fora etc where we only have "virtual" meetings)
For a list/ranking incl. internet fora, larger websites, online communities, see http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,17144.0.html
For discussing this, see http://www.strahlen.org/forum/index.php/topic,15136.0.html