Etc => Clubs/societies => Topic started by: Frank de Wit on October 23, 2017, 04:22:16 PM

Title: The most wellknown clubs...
Post by: Frank de Wit 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...


Geological Society of America (,7058.0.html)
Ca.27.000 members

Mineralogical Society of America (,6286.0.html)
Ca.2.750 members

Schweizerischen Vereinigung der Strahler, Mineralien- und Fossiliensammler (,4946.0.html)
Ca.2.000 members

Vereinigung der Freunde der Mineralogie und Geologie (,11618.0.html)
Ca.2.000 members

Norske AmatørGeologers Sammenslutning (,5867.0.html)
Ca.1.300 members

Urner Mineralienfreunde (,5380.0.html)
Ca.1.300 members

Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo (,5685.0.html)
Ca.1.000 members

Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (,5577.0.html)
Ca.850 members

Stichting Gea (,11658.0.html)
Ca.750 members

Associazione Micro-mineralogica Italiana (,4921.0.html)
Ca.650 members

Association Française de Microminéralogie (,4920.0.html)
Ca.400 members

Association des Géologues Amateurs de Belgique (,4871.0.html)
Ca.325 members

Grup Mineralògic Català (,5631.0.html)
Ca.300 members

Mineralogische Kring Antwerpen (,4848.0.html)
Ca.300 members

New York Mineralogical Club (,5362.0.html)
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,17144.0.html
For discussing this, see,15136.0.html